Wedding season is gearing up and we have some inspiration to help you suit up for every sort of Desi occasion possible!
Wedding season is on the brink and while many inspiration blogs focus on what brides can wear to these events, we wanted to focus on fashionable attendees! With all the events and parties, it can be challenging for guests to create fabulous, versatile and unique looks.
Below are five outfit ideas that will help you gear up for wedding season in style:
1. The Contemporary Event
For occasions like wedding receptions in large banquet halls during the evening, a contemporary and sleek piece is the way to go. This is one occasion you where the phrase more is more is appropriate.
For the perfect reception outfit, try pairing a silky, full A-line lengha (or skirt) with a fitted choli. The perfect example is the above Mani Jassal look, which perfectly mixes modern and traditional, giving a clean, contemporary feel while allowing for layering accessories.
2. The Outdoor Event
With summer weddings, there’s no doubt that a Desi fashionista will attend at least one outdoor dholki or pre-wedding festivity. For occasions like this, mixing and matching a few layered pieces will make for a dynamic and festive outdoor look.
Take, for example, the above cotton embroidered suit with a matching duster coat. The deep color and pattern make a statement while the shape and fabric keep you comfortable. Paired with some metallic flats and bangles, it’s the perfect piece to pull apart for mixing and matching.
3. The Traditional Event
Events that are more traditional in nature, such as matrimony ceremonies and receptions, call for traditional outfits with a twist. Aside from intricate details and, look to find ways to revamp older styles.
One look we are currently loving is the modern flared sharara revamp paired with a short beaded blouse. It’s perfect for a black tie evening. You can repurpose either of the top or bottom for an eco-chic DIY look as well.
4. The Fusion Event
Fusion events like sangeets and mendhis can be fun but especially challenging to dress for. With Eastern style increasingly becoming adopted in Western fashion, there’s no better time than now to sport a bold fusion sari with some neutral heels.
The above pant-style fusion sari on Jasmin Walia is the perfect example of a perfect East-West mix. To get the same look on a short time frame, wrap a sari you already have over a neutral net crop top or Western blouse.
5. Daytime Event
Daytime looks are the most challenging and critical because you want to look dressed up, but not overdressed. To stay right on target, we suggest going for a simple cigarette pant and mid to long kurta fit with some light to medium beading.