Today’s Indian society welcomes the change in technology with open arms yet is wary, suspicious and judgmental of women’s changing attire. Irrational Dichotomies are created based on clothing and women are labelled good or bad, ‘behanji’ or stylish, marriage-material or dating-material and many more. These labels are not only downright stupid but also insulting and confining. Our garbs do not define us only represent us. Countering and changing society’s opinion is not easy. Therefore, we can start with baby steps and combining traditional and Modern apparel is just the beginning. This year encountered numerous style which involved combining traditional and modern apparel. Some of which are listed below:
1) Shirt with Lehanga
Wear your traditional Lehenga with a spin. Instead of Traditional Choli don a shirt. Add some ethnic earrings and you are good to go. Numerous Bollywood celebs have slain these kinds of an outfit, for instance, Kajol, Aditi Rao Haydri, Taapsee Pannu, Aliya Bhatt, Diya Mirza.
2) Saree with Pants or Churidar
If you are bored of wearing Saree in conventional form. Follow the likes of Sonam Kapoor, Diya Mirza, Shilpa Shetty and wear saree on either Pants or Churidars and rock this look. Besides, you can even put on saree on denim.
3) Dhoti Pants
Add Dhoti Pants in your wardrobe and enhance your style quotient. You can team Dhoti Pant with tops, kurti or even Jacket. In order to magnify the impact of your look, put on your favourite pair of heels.
4) Front Slit Kurti
Front Slit Kurtis can be your next favourite thing. These Kurtis provide you with the opportunity to come up a myriad of looks. In addition to this, you can even team them up with Pants, Palazzos, Leggings, Skirts and Jeans. Front Slit Kurtis is available in beautiful, simple prints as well as with heavy embroidery. So, they can be used as everyday attire to party wear.
5) Kurta Dresses
Kurta Dresses are available as both long dress and short dress. They are usually obtainable in Indian prints, pattern, embroidery and fabrics. Thus, combining traditional and modern apparel in an elegant way. Furthermore, you can pair silver earring and some chunky bracelets along with the kurta dress to complete the look.
6) A-line Kurti with Skirts
A-Line kurti with Skirt is not only stylish but extremely comfortable attire. Kurti and skirt sets are available in a variety of fabrics like cotton, chanderi, chiffon, silk etc. This kind of outfits can be worn as party wear and daily wear.