It`s your office party today and you are faced with the dilemma of what to wear. A tough choice to make. Your favourite outfit seems too formal... or, maybe not? Familiar scenario? Fret not, for the Indian fashion world has just the right attire for you.
Kurtis. The ethnic apparel that has created ripples in the world of fashion. The fashion dictate seems simple You have it, you flaunt it. What has lent the kurtis its universal charm? A look at the window displays of shopping malls in the west, is proof of the fact that the appeal of the kurtis has transcended all borders.
Ananya, a bank officer, cites her reasons for her attraction towards this graceful ensemble- "Kurtis are comfortable and I love wearing them with a pair of jeans. It adds an ethnic charm to my attire. If you are not content with simple styles, you can spice up your attire with bell-sleeves, sleeveless or off-shoulders. The choice is yours."
Kurtis do not cater only to the svelte. For those of you who prefer to shy away from high hemlines, there are longer knee-length kurtis that are sure to appeal to you. You can make your wardrobe sensational with the wide array of fabrics you can choose from- cotton, chiffon, georgette, crepe, khadi etc. Those of you who want a touch of glamour, can opt for prints like bandhini, floral prints or you can choose ones with elegant embroidery.
Kurtis with versatile embellishments like diamantes, crystals and sequinned designs are sure to evince admiring glances. With a wide colour palette to choose from, you will find hues that cater to your moods.
Team them with a pair of jeans and you can exude a casual charm; or, don your kurti with a pair of formal trousers and an elegant stole and you are all set to light up the evening with your formal attire. With a little imagination, you can lend your clothes an aura of charm and plan a wardrobe that is trendy and flattering.
Find what appeals to you and make your own fashion statement!