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How To Wear Tricolour Without Looking Like A Flag This Republic Day!

How To Wear Tricolour Without Looking Like A Flag This Republic Day!

Here’s a fact that will cheer you up: 2020 has a total of 11 long weekend! Can we get a woohoo? And with Republic Day approaching, a first of those long weekends are just a few days away. While most of you are already hyped for their short vacays, there are others who have their office Republic Day celebrations to look forward to. And if you are one among them, we have a way to turn this situation around. This year grace your Instagram feed with a fabulous tricolour aesthetic post, we have a few outfit ideas right here!

Tricolour outfits can be tricky to pull off, they run the risk of being too OTT for a formal affair. But, the traditional saree has a lot of leeway with the kind of colour combinations you wish to combine. It is not difficult to find a smart saree with the all-in-one saffron white and green combinations, you just have to look harder. If you cannot find all three, supplement the lack of a third colour with a blouse.

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Shop the above look: Handloom Pure Silk Cotton Mangalgiri Saree (Rs 7,999), Hand Embroidered Cotton Front-Open Blouse (Rs 1,440)

If pulling off a saree all day at work is not your cup of tea, opt for a more contemporary option like a skirt. Go for a solid A-line skirt under a smart ethnic jacket and top it all off with a chic stole. Keep the look minimal with sombre formal shoes to balance out the colours in the ensemble.

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Shop the above look: Textured Panelled Flared Skirt (Rs 600), Textured Woven Stole (Rs 4,500), Printed Jacket with Asymmetrical Hemline (Rs 1,499)

I am sure we all have a pair of plain white churidars laying around the house. The beauty of the white churidar is that it goes with everything. Pair your white churidar with an elegant kurta, solid stole and pretty embroidered juttis. Our pick goes to the this knotted detail A-line kurta paired with a saffron pashmina scarf. The ensemble is effortless and simple, a subtle statement-making look that will surely make you stand out.

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Shop the above look: Hand Embroidered Pure Silk Ghiccha straight Kurta (Rs 3,899), Orange Linen Woven Plain Stole (Rs 1,099), Embroidered Palazzo Pants with Semi-Elasticated Waist (Rs 1,049)

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If you wish to go all out with the ethnic tricolour look, we have a way for that as well! Your best bet to be your ‘extra’ self for the office event will be to go for a feminine kurta with flared palazzos and top it off with a heavy dupatta. Our pick of the bell-sleeved saffron tunic paired with a green tussar dupatta will bring out all kinds of festive vibes!

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Shop the pieces above: Ankle-Length Palazzo Pants (Rs 1,299), Checked Flared Kurta with Bell Sleeves (Rs 770), Silk Tussar Temple Border Dupatta (Rs 2,590) 

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If you want to give a contemporary spin to your tricolour outfit, then you can pull off a green one-sided kaftan. You can team it up with quirky saffron, white and green makeup or even go bold white geometric eyeliner teamed with dual lips.


Shop the pieces above: Dark Green Silk One Side Kaftan Kurti (Rs 4,080)

If you’re not a fan of formals, you can opt for a casual tricolour look which is simple yet happening! We say, pair a green peplum top with white pants and a set of traditional earrings to stir the perfect fusion look.

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Shop the pieces above: Leaf Print Peplum Top with Cuffed Sleeves (Rs 1,000), Textured White Mid-Rise Pants (Rs 1,899)

22 Jan 2018

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