For all the desi girls in the house, you know how much we love our ethnic outfits. We love to dress up in these, fun flouncy clothes and deck up from top to bottom in our favourite style of Indian wear. Now, most of us end up picking styles that look good on us. But today, we give you the different styles of ethnic suits that every girl should own to stir up your Indian Wear wardrobe and help your love for these ensembles grow. How many of these styles are you yet to try?
1. Patiala Suits
Patialas and short kurtas have been around for years and there’s something so easy, breezy about them. This one right here is a printed wonder. The solid kurta and printed Patiala make for a fun outfit, especially for any festive event. Pair it with juttis and you’re all set!POPxo Recommends: Blue Printed Kurta Patiala Set (Rs 774)
2. Anarkalis With Churidar
We all have this beautiful kurta style because it almost never fails us. The flowy silhouette, the beautiful designs and the volume - they always look good on any body type. This one will be a bright addition to your collection of anarkalis and can be easily dressed up or dressed down.POPxo Recommends: Block Printed Embellished Anarkali With Churidar (Rs 2,025)
3. Straight Cut Kurta With Churidar
This classic style has been around forever. A simple style, it has fitted lines without any extra flounce. Depending on the length it looks good with both pants or a churidar. This printed kurta is an elegant pick. POPxo Recommends: Printed Silk Straight Cut Kurta With Churidar (Rs 1,998)
4. Kurtas With Pants
Perfect for office wear, fitted kurtas with pants are our go-to outfits these days. The ease of pants makes it even more wearable. This collared kurta along with the printed pants is definitely a delight to wear. It works well as formal wear too.
Palazzos have managed to sweep us all off our feet when it comes to the ideal match for our kurtas. They add volume to the outfit along with giving it a beautiful look and are just so comfortable. This one right here is a basic one, but it matches well with the box pleat kurta. POPxo Recommends: Printed Yoke With Box Pleat Kurta & Palazzos (Rs 1,600)
6. Short Kurta With Dhoti Pants
This traditional form of outfit is one of its kind. The dhoti pants look playful while the short anarkali has a lot of gathers giving it that fun look. This bright combination makes it suitable to be worn on special festive occasions. POPxo Recommends: Anarkali With Dhoti Pants (Rs 2,499)
7. Kurta Along With A Skirt
We all have to admit that this combination looks amazing especially when you like twirling around and dancing. This bright pink skirt with a grey kurta and a dupatta is perfect for a festive occasion. POPxo Recommends: Embellished Kurta With Block Printed Skirt (Rs 3,299)
8. The Angrakha Style
This Mughal style has a side tie-up, which adds a unique touch to the look. This pink one right here is a very simple angrakha kurta but they can be very elaborate as well. They are a fine style to experiment with if you love your kurtas.
Besides experimenting with different panelled styles, try this horizontal styled kurta which has extra gathers that give it that volume. It looks very pretty when matched with a pair of churidars. This printed one is perfect for everyday wear. POPxo Recommends: Multi-Colored Printed Tiered Kurta (Rs 1,181)
10. A Double Layered Kurta Style
From a simple slip-on under a translucent kurta or a tie-up like this one, it’s fun to give your simple kurta a twist. A printed upper layer along with a solid slip, it looks very pretty even when you choose to wear a heavily embellished one. POPxo Recommends: Floral Printed Kurta With Solid Inside Layer (Rs 650)
11. An Asymmetric Kurta
Having an equal hemline can be boring sometimes, experiment with alternate styles like this one right here. The floral pattern in multi-colours looks beautiful and the unexpected hemline looks even more stylish. You could try a hi-low style or even a slanting hemline. POPxo Recommends: Multi-Coloured Floral Printed Asymmetric Hem Kurta (Rs 1,125)
12. A Kurta With A Belt
This runway favourite style that lets you cinch the kurta at the waist gives you a great fit. This bright kurta style is perfect for the shaadi season. Wear this with churidars or opt for a floor length one. The thin embellished belt looks beautiful sitting on the waist.
This kurta style entails a short jacket or a coatee being worn over a long voluminous kurta. It’s a beautiful style looks really graceful. Try different colour combinations for a stylish edge. We love this pink kurta has an ornate jacket giving it a fashionable look. POPxo Recommends: Pink Embroidered Kurta With Jacket (Rs 2,940)
14. The Cape Kurta
We’ve seen this style become very popular in the recent times. Here is one style that you should own. It’s basically a dupatta in form of a cape giving it a modern look. It’s perfect for cocktail parties and looks best with minimal jewellery. POPxo Recommends: Navy Blue Embellished Kurta With Churidar (Rs 2,940)
15. Floor Length Anarkali
This anarkali style that actually looks like a lehenga is becoming very popular. It resembles the western gowns and looks grand when worn. This ornate anarkali has a lovely yoke style that gives it a magnificent feel. POPxo Recommends: Embroidered Net Long Anarkali (Rs 3,091)
16. Long Jacket Or An Achkan Style Kurta!
A kurta that actually looks like a jacket, with buttons and hooks can be worn along with pants, shararas or skirts. They make for a great outfit for weddings and have become very popular since they’re easy to handle and looks luxurious.