Ruffles – the trend taking over the world! From red carpet events to wedding receptions, ‘ruffled up’ ensembles are making a statement. Chic and captivating, ruffle styling on western wear like ruffled palazzos and ruffled sleeved dresses has been in the spotlight for quite some time.
But why should ethnic wear be left behind? It’s about time we added a ruffle or two, or maybe even more to our elegant traditional attire. And right on time, frilly silhouettes and hemlines are the season’s hottest trends!
Want in on the action? Well, fret not, here’s how you can infuse those dazzling ruffles to your ethnic wear collection!
Lehenga Diaries – Your traditional lehenga can be your doorway to getting that ruffle style. How you may ask? All you need is a lehenga skirt that showcases layers of ruffles and you’ve got yourself a chic and classy ‘ruffled up’ ensemble! It gives your style quotient an instant boost. And if you’re going for a princess-inspired look, select a lehenga that features shimmering detailing.
Reign Supreme In A Saree – What better way to flaunt those stylish ruffles than on your traditional nine yards! Yes, we’re referring to sarees with a hint of the runway trend. You can have layers at the hemline, your pallu or even a ruffle sleeved saree blouse; the options are endless!
Anarkali Grandeur – Ruffled dresses are another fine addition in the ethnic world of Anarkali dress! Layers at the hemline are all that is needed to take your look up a notch on the trend-o-meter. And if that isn’t something that calls out to you, we have another option up our ‘sleeves’. We’re suggesting layered detailing at the sleeves! Experiment with colours but go easy on the prints, you’ll want the ethnic ruffled sleeve dress to be the show-stopper.
‘Top’ It Up – Ruffles are incredibly versatile. Carry them with confidence and they complement almost everything. So rock the ruffles with a saree blouse or a delicate choli. Or, try a ruffled shirt with a simple lehenga for a runway-inspired look. For the saree lovers, you can trade in the traditional blouse for a ruffle top, and showcase the trendy new take on saree blouses that are making headlines!
Sashay In A Dupatta- If you want to test out the ruffled look before you give in to this fashion fad, a ruffle Dupatta is just the pick for you. You can team it with a lehenga or an ethnic salwar suit. It will instantly add that much-needed flair to your ensemble. One glance in the mirror is all it takes for you to go gaga over this trendy style!
The ruffles trend is here to stay. They’ve found their way into sarees, anarkalis and even your everyday saree! So what are you waiting for? Let the ruffles do all the talking!
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