New Delhi, October 8, 2017 : From traditional motifs to gota work to floral prints, play with different patterns on saris and dupattas to lay a style statement this festive season, say experts.
Experts at weaverstory.com and Dastkar list down some trends that are in:
For kanjiveeram, go for temple design, wide border, gold checks or stripes, parrots, elephants, and peacocks. Off-white and black will also look good.
For Banarasi, you can go for a cutwork or jamdani tissue, with a delicate touch of gold, and self color jaal or butis all over, and classic ambi koniyas in the corners of the pallu. You should go for delicate pastel colors like pink, jade green, aquamarine, and lime yellow.
If you have bandhani tie-dye, then you have the choice of going traditional, with a classic bridal red and gold chequered gharchola design, or some of the newer ones which are being done in contemporary layouts and colours.
Pick kora sari for exquisite richness with ghani booti. The detailing with such innovative eye for weaving will surely make an impression.
Another trend is fine and intricately woven gota work, which looks gorgeous and is an essential for all attires.
For handwoven dupattas, patola and gota work is something to look forward to this festive season.
Chanderi with traditional motifs like birds, peacocks, flora and geometric patterns is a classic, and can never go wrong. (IANS)
With the festive season comes the time to put your best foot forward with trendiest clothes and smart accessorizes. However it is important to keep in mind few basic points before you go out shopping.
Couture designer Dolly J and jewellery designer Varuna D Jani share some festive trends to look effortlessly stylish.
* The fashion trend for this festive season is fusion, like clubbing the ethnic and contemporary elements together. One can opt for formal shirts tucked inside an embroidered lehenga or a kurta dress paired with a long jacket. When it comes to jewellery, accessorize with statement pieces to complete the look. The trend is to wear one showstopper earring or bracelet that highlights the ensemble and makes one stand out from everyone else.
* When it comes to the colour, shades like wine, maroon, mauve, scarlet and fuchsia are the hot trends. While ice-blue, blush and mint green also work wonders from the pastel collection. Jewellery this season is all about multi coloured gemstones in shades like lilac, amethyst, pinks, aquamarines. Colours like these are fresh, trending and compliment any outfit.
* A person’s body structure and balance is very important when it comes to selecting the jewellery. The jewellery one wears should not overpower their physique, someone petite should not pick an over the top jewellery and should instead wear medium size pieces.
People with long neck look beautiful in a choker and a necklace close to chest works best for people with mannequin chest. Jewellery reflects the identity of a person and it should match the their personality, style, thinking and body proportion. When it comes to clothes, A-line dresses work the best for all body types. Waist cuts should be avoided by people with broader waistline. While flowy dresses are suitable for someone with larger body frames, sheath outfits work best for petite ones.
* Women generally go wrong with silhouettes and colours they choose while selecting the outfit. First is the appropriateness of the outfit according to the occasion. One should wear outfit that goes well with the event and then pick something that suits their body type.
It is very important for a women to stand apart from their individual personality and create an identity through the clothes and jewellery they wear. When it comes to jewellery, it’s more about style and uniqueness. (IANS)