Makar Sankranti also known as Lohri, Pongal and Bihu is celebrated across India. It’s also known as the festival of kites. Women love to dress up in ethnic wear to add festivity to the celebrations.
We can’t wait to try these ethnic wear for all the celebrations in town in the most trendy and unique way.
Here is the guide to dress up for Makar Sankranti, Pongal, and Bihu and Lohri in style.
STUNNING BLACK SAREE
A black saree looks absolutely elegant and beautiful for any function. This Makar Sankranti don the stunning black saree and make a fashion statement.
Get your hands on a black chiffon saree, pair it with a heavy embellished golden or black blouse to add shimmer to the outfit and dazzle.
To complete the look accessorise it with heavy golden chandbalis or pair of Kundan earrings and style your hair into a low bun.
INTRICATE PHULKARI DUPATTA
Phulkari is the traditional artwork embroidery in Punjab and the word itself means ‘Flowers’. Phulkari dupattas are vibrant with intricate floral embroidery all over it. We have always loved to add vibrant and floral work in our traditional attire.
The bright phulkari dupatta adds colour to the monochromatic outfit. A pair of colourful tassel earrings completes the ethnic look.
TWIST TO A SAREE
All ladies love to wear saree for a function especially when it’s festive season. But sarees are not easy to handle and carry. Here we have the best trick for you so that you can wear a saree with a twist for this year’s Pongal.
Pair a heavy embroidered or embellished lehenga with a golden or solid colour blouse/crop top. Start by tucking dupatta’s one end at the mid waist and wrapping it around your blouse and lehenga.
Add a dainty kamarband for accentuating your waistline and a pair of jhumkas to embrace the twist to a saree.
SILK SKIRT AND CROPPED BLOUSE
A skirt is a versatile piece in the wardrobe. It can be worn as a traditional outfit too. Silk skirts are flowy and have a nice silhouette.
A bright pink embroidered or sequinned silk skirt can be paired along with an orange embellished or embroidered cropped blouse, to keep up the Vasant Panchami theme.
You can also go for an off-shoulder cropped blouse or a cold shoulder one too. To complete the look style your hair in a sleek middle partitioned bun or loose curls.
ETHNIC MEKHALA SAREE
Mekhala sarees are traditional saree from Assam. This saree is worn in a different style. The border4 of the saree has an intricate typical embroidery work on it.
The saree is made from different silks like Kesha, raw silk and also made in cotton. The intricate typical embroidery of the saree is striking and subtle.
Style this saree with a tight high bun and adorning ethnic oxidized jewellery with dark kohl eyes.
These ethnic wear are trendy and a twist to traditional wear for Makar Sankranti, Bihu, Pongal and Lohri will be a hit of the festive season.
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