The festive season is a riot of colors, happiness and traditional wear. Long or short, brocade or cotton- kurtas are a must have for every woman’s wardrobe. Kurtas make a supreme fashion statement and the best part is they can be worn in so many ways. And a lot of beauties think that kurtas are best worm in summers. Well, you could flaunt them very stylishly in winters as well.
Mix n match kurtas with different bottom wear and accessories and get a new look every time. Pair the right shoes and a pretty handbag for an irresistible look.
Here are 10 reasons to become a kurta lover.
- Super comfortable
Kurtas are something that can be easily worn throughout the year. Be it ‘Dilli ki Sardi’ or ‘Bombay ki Baarish’ your kurta would be a perfect companion. You could vary the fabric in different seasons and be a kurta fan all round the year. For summers you could choose – cotton, chiffon, georgette, linen, chikankari and for winters you could choose – silk, khadi etc.
- They are versatile
Pair them with jeans, palazzos, skirts, pants and what not! A trendy printed kurta with a solid colored palazzo, sling bag, messy bun and chappals, sorted for a casual evening out with friends. For a formal dinner, wear a heavy kurta with chudidar and jutties!
- Perfect for all occasions
Movie date, running errands all day or cousin’s mehndi ceremony, kurtas can be worn at all occasions. For a casual day outing you could wear them with palazzos and gladiator sandals. Nude lip color, messy side braid or high bun, hoop earrings and tote bag would be great companions.
For a dinner date or a formal outing you could wear the kurta with chudidar or even a ghagra skirt, kitten heels or pumps, dark lip color, kundan earrings and a nice clutch.
- Chic and Classy
The best part about kurtas is that they are casual yet chic at the same time. You can wear them for a movie date and even for a wedding. The evergreen chikankari suit or a plain white kurta with colorful dupatta, kurtas certainly redefine classy in many ways. Asymmetrical kurtas worn with palazzos or churidars are very much in vogue.
- Easy breezy
Nothing can beat the quintessential cotton kurta trend. You can easily wear a cotton kurta with Patiala salwar and kohlapuris to college, or team it with jeans and brogues in summers or winters. Wear a pretty dupatta in summers or a stole, pashmina or woolen muffler in winters…Do whatever you want to do!
When teamed up with the right accessories, kurtas can be very funky. The beauty of a plain tussar silk kurta would be greatly highlighted when you team it up with chandelier earrings or a statement neckpiece. Look at the kurta styling in the pictures below. Do anything with the kurta and it will not lose its meaning.
- Great for formal look
Nothing can beat the panache of Indian formals. They are perfect for a client meeting, a formal dinner and a function at office. Wear a printed kurta with narrow pants, wedges and minimalistic jewelry for work. For a formal dinner you can wear the same kurta with chudidar or Patiala salwar and heels.
- Perfect for a boho look
Take your boho look to an all new high with jeans, kurta, kohl lined eyes, kohlapuri chappals and shell earrings! For added oomph carry a jhola bag and you’d be rocking it…
- Very ethnic
This festive season embrace the love for kurtas. Be it cards party or puja at home, wedding functions or Diwali, a heavy brocade or silk kurta with palazzos, jutties, kundan earrings and potli bag would be the perfect attire. These days the trend of wearing floor length anarkali kurta is also popular!
- Suit all body types
Kurtas are perfect for all body types. Whether you wear a straight kurta with jeans or an A-line kurta with chudidar, they are a super hit for women of all body types.
Kurtas have an emotional connect. There is always a beautiful story attached. Sometimes the kurta is given by a loved one or bought with a close friend or bought with the first salary or bought for brother’s wedding. As many kurtas, as many stories. What’s your story? Do share with us at firstname.lastname@example.org along with your picture in the kurta and get featured on the blog’s Facebook page. It’s all about real women like us for we only have real stories. #Expressokurta #withTanyaSachdev