7 Amazing Ways To Style A Kurti For All Those Shaadi Functions!

Somya Suresh

Senior Writer & Copy Editor

A kurti is a wardrobe essential for every desi girl, so much so that your wardrobe would be incomplete without having one. A kurti is such a versatile garment that if you try some innovative ways, it can be made to look very dressy/ formal too. Here are 7 ways you can add a quirky twist to your simple kurti in order to wear it to a wedding and make it look absolutely awesome!

1. Add Some Jewellery

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Jewellery can make a huge difference to any outfit. It can make or break a look, to be honest. And if you want to add a glam element to your muted kurti, this might be a great way to go about it. A plain kurti can be accessorised with traditional, boho, or even modern jewellery - depending on what you prefer. A kundan or a polki set will make the perfect jewellery to wear to a wedding, without looking too blingy.

POPxo Recommends: Golden Ranihaar Necklace (Rs 2,190)

Also read: Broken Heel, Stuck Zip? Solutions For ALL Shaadi Day Problems!

2. Wear It Like A Dress

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If you’re the bold and brazen one who likes to defy conventions and try something new altogether, then we suggest you wear your desi kurti as a dress! Yes! It can look sexy, pretty and cute, all at once, without any problem.

POPxo Recommends: High - Low Kurti (Rs 499)

3. Pair it With A Jacket Or A Vest

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Have a solid coloured kurti that looks too basic? Add a pop of colour with a desi, blingy vest to it. A multi-coloured vest is a must-have in your wardrobe as it can be paired with practically everything! Layering your kurti with a vest not only accentuates the entire look but also breaks the colour.

POPxo Recommends: Sleeveless jacket by Vastara (Rs 489)

4. Sheer Palazzo Pants For The Perfect Look

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Want to add a little touch of sexy? Ditch the regular lower (churidaars or pants) and opt for sheer palazzos instead. This will make your entire ensemble come alive and give it a more sophisticated appeal. It works especially well if you’re one of those who aren’t big on bling but still want to stand out in a crowd.

POPxo Recommends: Sheer Palazzo Pants by Dressberry (Rs 2,299)

5. Heavy Dupatta To Stand Out

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You can always add a heavily embellished dupatta and even drape the dupatta differently to make the outfit perfect for a wedding function. Think a multi coloured phulkari dupatta, a rich chanderi silk dupatta or a floral chiffon dupatta with lots of aari work. Let your dupatta be the highlight of your outfit, and let it shine brighter than ever!

POPxo Recommends: Bandhini Dupatta by Soundarya (Rs 999)

Also read: 9 Mistakes To NOT Make When Getting Your Shaadi Blouse Stitched

6. Go For A Maxi Skirt

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Yes, a kurti with a maxi skirt is a great idea and looks more fabulous than you can imagine! You can experiment with an ethnic skirt, a ruffle skirt, or a lehenga even! Take your simple kurti from a casual OOTD to a wedding-ready outfit in no time! Make sure your skirt has adequate volume so it stands out.

POPxo Recommends: Bandhej Mirror Work Skirt (Rs 850)

7. Style It With Pants

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No! We don’t mean the ones in black that you wear to work. But actually sharp cut silk pants worn with sky high heels - this is bound to make you look like the queen of sass and own that look, ladies. Your regular kurti paired with well-fitted tapering pants will jazz up your Indian wear, we say.

POPxo Recommends: Golden Jacquard Trousers (Rs 1,199)

So the next time you think you have nothing to wear to a wedding, just pull out a basic kurti from your wardrobe and get going ladies! You know the trick! ;-)
Published on Sep 14, 2016
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