The grand Indian festival season is finally here. Starting with Ganesh Chaturthi, then Onam, Pujo, Dussherah and Diwali — you name the festival and watch us celebrate it with all the gusto and cinematographic pomp and show.
Now with monsoons coming to an end and beginning this season of dressing up, we thought of giving you a quick round-up of fun and quirky style ideas. After all, you have to be prepared for some excessive socialising with friends, family and strangers who will eventually become friends or more, while looking your festive best.
Let’s get started with Ganesh Chaturthi. Imagine all the ‘Pandaal’ hopping you’ll end up doing, and we can bet that you would want to stand out from the crowd in one way or another.
Now if you’re a girl, your make-up won’t do the trick for you this time. There’s a lot of running around, dancing and eating that will occur in the course of these days and we think you should look and be ready for anything that comes your way. To get that, dress right. It’s all right to go funky, sublime or slip into your ethnic avatar, as long as you add the right amount of bling and a couple of fusion bits to your everyday attire.
Go bright and accessorise
Enhance your look by wearing ethnic tops or kurtas in bright colors. We favour oranges, parrot green, reds, blues, yellow, foliage greens, sky blue and maroon with gold highlights in the form of accessories. You can add a stole or dupatta that enhances the focus on you and your dress. Layer up your bracelets, add a sleek necklace and ethnic earrings to give your outfit the perfect final touch.
Since in all the rush and meet-ups you need to feel comfortable yet glam, choose trendy flats that you can mix and match easily with a wide range of attire you curate for yourself.
Go funky in an Indo-western look
If you’re not seriously into ethnic wear, then we suggest a contemporary fusion look. Think printed palazzos, metallic maxi skirts worn with crop tops. Tie up the look with an ethnic stole and a plethora of bangles. Sounds interesting?Choose a solid top that blends effortlessly with ethnic printed palazzos or a printed top to go with a plain palazzo and look apt for the festive season.
Easy trends for men
For the dudes it’s a time to be active, social & high on energy. It is definitely worthwhile to carve out time to plan your look. Or if you’re totally out of ideas, then take the classic route. Don a smart white shirt with jeans, paired with a colourful bright dupatta worn around the head or the neck.
Go festive with a bang
For guys, there are plenty of options if you don’t want to go the ethnic way. Think about wearing a lightweight blazer with a colorful ethnic motif printed shirt, that will definitely make you stand out. An Indo-western look is both smart and a practical festival wear that never goes out of trend. Another easy fusion statement can be a short ethnic kurta worn with a clean jeans apt for meeting friends and ‘Pandal’ hopping.
It’s worth adding the right amount of flair with patterned slip-ons from our footwear collection. They are versatile and go practically with a wide variety of casual attire.
We’d love to hear all about your Ganesh Utsav celebrations in the comments section below. You can also share the love by posting your festive selfie on our Facebook page.