10 Indo Western Outfit Ideas to look stunning

The festive season is all about dressing up and spreading ethnic vibes. But if you’re bored of all the desi dressing and need a break, then Indo-western dressing can be your best friend.

indo western outfits
This festive season say yes to Indo-Western styling.
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It is casual enough for you to stay comfortable, and dressy enough to maintain the festive feel. Wear it for house party, Diwali party at your friend’s place or when heading out for a family get-together.

10 Indo-western outfit ideas that you’ll love.

  1. Kurta with pants

Two of our most loved pieces – kurtas and pants. Put them together and you get a match made in heaven.

kurta with pants
Magic of white never dies.
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Wear a straight fit kurta with narrow pants or a short kurta with wide legged trousers. You can ditch the dupatta. Whether it is work, running errands or heading out for meeting friends for coffee, kurta with pants will make you look stylish and you’ll be comfortable as well.

  1. Dhoti Pants

Desi chic, well that’s how we love to define dhoti pants outfits. Wear Dhoti pants with a kurta for a chill vibe or with a tank top and a sheer cape for a classy fashionista vibe.

Dhoti Pants
Karishma Tanna looking gorgeous.
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Remember that wearing the right footwear, especially with dhoti pants is very important. We suggest you pair them with heels – stilettos or block heels and make a supreme style statement.

dhoti pants styling
This beautiful pastel color! And dont miss the cute dragonfly embellishment.
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  1. Saree Gown

When Deepika Padukone flaunts Saree Gown you know it is a trend that’ here to stay. Slay it in style with gorgeous saree gowns.

saree gown
The Queen of Bollywood slaying in a Saree Gown. Need we say more!
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Wear a sari gown for a formal dinner or a reception ceremony and you’ll surely get lots of compliments. Wear bold beautiful colors and keep accessories minimum to highlight the outfit. Accentuate the look with heels and a statement clutch.

A bold bright colored saree gown to add up the festive feel. Source - panachehautecouture
A bold bright colored saree gown to add up the festive feel.
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  1. Skirts with Cape

If skirts are love, skirts with cape are an eternal love story. Wear them for a day wedding, a mehndi function or even for a formal dinner and make heads turn.

skirts with cape indian
This is what prettiness looks like.
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It is the perfect example of happy dressing. Skirts make you look classy and when worn with flowy capes, they look ethereal. Make a high bun to highlight the neckline and your chandelier earrings or go for the evergreen loose curls.

  1. Tunic with leggings

Tunics are the epitome of comfort meets style. And the best thing is that you can keep them casual or dress them up.

tunic tops
Okay, cheating a little. But couldn’t resist from sharing this.
Tunic + palazzo = perfection
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Wear a linen tunic with leggings, fringed bag and gladiator flats when heading out for Diwali shopping or for a casual day outing. For a more festive look, you can pair a heavier tunic, asymmetrical or high-low tunic with leggings. Wear jutties, tie your hair in a low bun with a flower, and wear lots of glass bangles for a boho ethnic look.

Love this color combination. Subtle, stylish and festive. Source - thesecretlabel
Love this color combination. Subtle, stylish and festive.
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  1. Palazzos

We have given you so many ways of dressing up your palazzos, that now you shouldn’t go wrong.

This stunning Raw Mango creation is the perfect example of indo-western style. Source - bridelan
This stunning Raw Mango creation is the perfect example of Indo-western style.
Source – bridelan

Layering is the trend of the season and palazzos are a perfect fit. Layer up palazzos and tank tops with a cape or an embroidered waistcoat for a fusion look.

palazzo with cape
This pastel Anushree Reddy piece has our heart.
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  1. Cape Kurtas

Capes add such a feminine touch to your outfit. Cape kurtas that can double up as a dress is something to lookout for. It is a great way to give your usual kurtas a new look. You can adorn this prettiness on your cousin’s mehndi or even your friend’s wedding.

cape kurta
Let’s take a minute and appreciate this beautiful cape kurta.
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  1. Skirts

It is time to get those gorgeous skirts out. Wear a silk or brocade skirt with a waistcoat for a reception function. You can also pair your favorite maxi skirt with a blouse or crop top and give that heavy lehnga a miss.

indowestern outfits
If this doesn’t make you go weak in the knees, then don’t know what will.
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  1. Short Kurtas

There was a time when short kurtas, jeans and jhola bags were staple college wear. Short kurtas can be worn in so many ways that it is amazing. Wear a boat neck short kurta with wide legged pants and some silver jewelry for that bohemian look.

short kurta styling
Cannot take our eyes off this stunning creation by Purvi Doshi.
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You can also wear a short anarkali or a short peplum kurta with dhoti pants or slim fit pants to give your ethnic look an edgy twist.

This festive season don't shy away from experimenting new styles. Source - perniaspopupshop
This festive season don’t shy away from experimenting new styles.
Source – perniaspopupshop
  1. Jacket Kurtas

You can feel a slight chill in the breeze and jacket kurtas are ideal for this weather. The perfect combination of glamorous and comfy, you can wear them with palazzos, slim fit pants or even skirts.

jacket kurtas
Falling short of words to describe this beautiful jacket kurta.
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Simple cotton ones can be adorned for house parties, while you can save the brocade and silk ones for wedding festivities.

Hoping these ideas inspire you to play around with Indo-western wear this festive season. Create new looks, express your creativity and carry them with confidence.

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Kritika Manchanda is an author of a fiction novel – ‘December Breeze’ and a Features Writer at Let’s Expresso. In addition to being a lifestyle and travel blogger, she is an ardent reader and a crazy dog girl!
12 Comments
  1. these r soooooo gorgeous. i really love the cape with skirt and gown saree… so so so so so gorgeous 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

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