Kurtis have made an exceptional place in the wardrobes of women; they have become a style statement for the fashion forward ladies across the globe. Speaking of facts, Kurtis have been able to capture a wide share of Indian market. They’re loved for their effortless charm. Larger number of women are choosing this Indian outfit due to its comfort and growing demand by designers. Today, both casual and designer kurtis are highly in trend.

Festivities and ceremonies see a larger percentage of women adorning kurtis, kurtas and suit sets. The online shopping market is filled with different patterns and styles of such fashionable festive kurtis. Apart from being fashionable, such kurtis also make us feel close to our roots. They’re high on culture and perfectly capture the essence of traditional India. One can also opt for a fusion of contemporary and traditional kurti and stay ahead of the fashion curve.

Here are the 5 styles of kurtis perfect for the festive season

  • Jacket Style Kurtis

Jacket kurtis have an extra layer of jacket over the normal kurti. The jacket may be tied with laces or left front open. This season a number of fashion connoisseurs and designers are swearing upon the jacket style kurtis to make you look glamorous effortlessly. Be it the tinsel town divas or social bees, everyone can be seen adorning this trend at festivals, rituals and other parties. A jacket style kurti is best paired with cigarette pants or leggings.

  • Cape Style Kurtis

Who said capes can be worn only as a western wear! Cape style kurtis have been adopted from the western culture and have become a rage in no time. A minimal, stylish cape looks stunningly beautiful with a simple kurti. While going for a cape style kurti, you can pick two different shades and incorporate colour blocking style. Cape style kurtis can be floor length or medium length depending on your preference. You can also shop for a delicately embroidered cape along with a simple elegant kurti.

  • Asymmetric Kurtis

Asymmetric kurtis are loved for their playful hemlines and unique designs. An asymmetric kurti can be long, short or medium depending on the wearer’s preference. Unlike anarkalis, asymmetric kurtis can be worn by women of all body types and ages. Such kurtis look best when crafted from sheer fabrics like crepe, chiffon, etc. Asymmetrical kurtis also give the impression of taller height and make you stand out from the crowd.

  • Dhoti Style Kurtis

Festive kurtis are also available in dhoti style. Now, this is one style of kurtis that not everyone can carry well. This modern version of a contemporary garment has received lots of appreciation and applause. The trendy dhoti style kurti became a rage after the B-town divas started flaunting it. Just like dhoti saree or dhoti pants, even the dhoti kurti is now highly in demand by designers and fashion lovers. A dhoti style kurti is best paired with tights, leggings or stockings. You can even go bottom less while styling such a kurti. The best length for such a kurti is ankle length or knee length.

  • Overlay Kurtis

Overlay kurtis are a part of the indo western trend. This is one style that proves that kurtis can be as fashionable as any western wear. Such a kurti has a full-length, sheer overlay starting from the waist. The overlay is usually front open, with a knee length fitting inner. This kurti is perfect for the days you wish to make a style statement and send out some serious envy. For festivities and ceremonies, you can opt for an overlay kurti with intricate embroidery and delicate detailing. Pro tip- an overlay kurti is best styled bottomless.


October 28, 2016 — A B