Rishta Aaya? 5 Outfits That Are Perfect For THAT Meeting!
It can be super awkward or surprisingly comfortable, but doesn't mean they make us any less nervous! Yes, we’re talking about that dreaded rishta meeting that we always said we wouldn't go for but somehow still find ourselves roped into. And more often than not, it turns out to be pretty okay. How to make sure you look your best, though? Try one of these looks to make a great first impression!
1. Chai Pe Bulaya Hai
The salwar suit is perfect for when you know there are going to be parents (and sometimes even grandparent) present at the event. The venue could be your house or his house so when you pick your suit, make sure it isn't too loud, too plain, too bright or too dull. Our favourite pick is this printed one from Biba, it's just right! Put on a bold lipstick to add some sass to your look!
Just because it’s a rishta meeting dinner, doesn’t mean you have to go the traditional route! This maxi dress is the perfect example of wearing your western clothes while still being appropriately dressed for the occasion. Add a black stole if you think you might feel a bit chilly, a pair of smart flats that match and some simple bangles to add a slight Indian touch. Charm their socks off!
A far easier situation to handle compared to the chai scenario. Meeting at a social gathering is something that can be quite pleasant as you also have enough distraction so it doesn't get too awkward. Opt for an anarkali suit in bright pink with golden accents. Put on a dazzling pair of golden heels that you're comfortable in and and add some dangling earrings to complete your look!
If your parents are the more understanding kind, they'll let you meet the boy by yourself without any interference. One of the easiest things to plan out is a coffee date after work. You can keep it simple yet smart for this fitted pair of dark jeans, and a boxy white blouse. Wear some cool block heels so that you're comfortable during the day and carry your trusty tote along so you can carry your essentials with ease!
Parents are getting smarter and this kind of rishta meeting is getting very common these days. They set you up with your bhaiyas and bhabhis (or even cousins) to go and hang out with "the boy". Go with an easy going yet sophisticated look for this one. We just love this FabIndia skirt! Pair it with a red top and some gorgeous small jhumkas and a statement bangle.