Love wearing Indian but stumped about how to style it to college without giving off the aunty vibe? Just check out these ideas on how to style <NO BORING!>; Indian wear to college and you will thank your stars that you clicked on this Popxo link! ;)
Going to college is an experience in itself, but dressing up to your best self sometimes becomes difficult. So, here are some of the best suitable suggestions to amp up your game at college.
A pair of statement bangles or bracelets, even on just a simple kurta can make all the difference. Like these gold-coloured bangles against this black kurta, which add oodles of style and class to your Indian look immediately!
This is the easiest-peasiest thing to do and will up your style quotient by a gazillion points, I swear! The plain white canvas of your ethnic salwar kameez is not only relaxed and easy for wearing to college, but they will also make the blast of floral colour in your hair stand out like nothing else! Don’t be afraid of looking too festive when you wear a floral crown...your simple white kurta set will balance out your look perfectly! Not OTT and definitely NOT boring!
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Add some jazz to the traditional silhouette of the sari by wearing it light and casual! You can ditch the petticoat, and replace it with a shorter skirt- as shown in the Shweta Kapur fab ensemble here. Seal the deal with a pair of comfy cool sneakers and look super chill! You go, babe!
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Yup, that’s a thing now! Check out how Alia rocks this trend and looks fab in this Hemant and Nandita outfit! Style your kurta with the right accessories and transform it into a chic summer dress! And that’s how you don your kurta to college to look effortlessly cool and stylish. Need some inspiration? Worry not, for we’ve curated a bunch of kurtas you can style as a dress just for that, here, as well! Take your pick!
When styling Indian wear for college, it is always a good idea to ditch clothes, accessories and shoes with extra glitter and bling - you don’t wanna look like you’re going to a Shaadi, do you? Oh no! Instead, pick solid coloured kurtas, kameezes, or saris which will help add some sophistication and some serious style! (Think coral! Or bright pink! Or even a neon green!) Of course, there’s no harm in trying prints as well- but you need to be rather careful with them as they can easily look frumpy. The safest bet? Go for fab solid colours and do some colour blocking while you’re at it!
Once you’ve got that kurta dress on, take inspiration from Deepika here and don a longline cover-up - maybe one with fringes, yes? - to look awesomely free-spirited. Who thought Indian could be reinterpreted this way? Styling and re-thinking old silhouettes to create new looks really works wonders, doesn’t it? Throw in a pair of brogues to complete the look!
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Yup, don’t leave your attitude at home when you step out to go to college looking all fantabulous in your Indian wear! That’s the most most important styling item you’ve got in your bag girl! - your own very personal, special and unique style and attitude! And that’s what always keeps you interesting! Take cues from Ms Fakhri here.