How to get an Indian traditional look in 2021

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How to get an Indian traditional look in 2021


Indian traditional dresses for women are enriched with culture and heritage. Our traditional look is based upon geography, climate, and different cultures of different regions. Indian clothing shows a wide variety of embroidery, prints, handwork, embellishments. Almost every state’s traditional look is a sari, but it is worn in different styles in different states.

Women of Assam wear Mekhela whereas the traditional look of Arunachal Pradesh comprises of a sleeveless chemise with a full sleeve weaved coat with a skirt. Women of Gujarat’s traditional outfit comprises of a shirt with lehenga and Odhni. Pheran is the most famous and best traditional dress of Jammu & Kashmir.

Here in this blog, I will give you some suggestions on how to get an Indian traditional look for girl keeping in mind all our old customs and cultural traditions. Let’s get started to get some fab traditional looks.


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Sari is an unstitched drape varying from 4.5 to 9 meters, which is commonly worn as a women’s garment in India and its subcontinents. It’s one of our best traditional dresses which is our tradition from the Indus Valley Civilization.

To look good is a sari all you need is a well-fitted contrasting blouse. In our modern times, there are so many designs to get done in your blouses. I will suggest keeping your blouse very simple if you are wearing traditional saris like Kanjeevaram, Paithani, Bomkai. You can try sleeveless blouses with these saris. Wear some gold ornaments or Joroa set to get a dazzling traditional look. Keep your hair open while parting from the middle.

If you want to keep it simple you can go for cotton saris or jute saris paired with some oxidized silver pieces of jewelry. A Benarasi sari makes a Bengali bride look ethereal in it. You can get different colors of Benarasi saris now along with the red one.


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After sari, our next traditional Indian dress is Lahenga choli. It is most famous in the western part of India. To get a look that is ethnic and traditional and yet trendy then undoubtedly choose a lehenga. It’s my favorite traditional outfit for any festival.

With the modern hue, lehenga choli got updated to a better version of itself. An embellished lehenga is the center of attraction on any occasion. Choker sets go really well with lehenga sets.

The bridal lehenga is something that is gaining popularity in recent times. You can drape the choli of the lehenga like a sari also or keep the dupatta hanging from one side and your gorgeous traditional look is ready.


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Salwar suit

Traditional outfits are capable enough to give a tough competition to western clothes and make a fashion statement. We love to prioritize comfortable clothing over everything. Salwar suits can be awarded as the best Indian dresses for a woman as it’s stylish and easy to carry.

With passing ages, we have got different styles and patterns of Salwar kameez suits. Now you can choose from Anarkali, Patiala suits, straight cut Salwar suits, jacket style Salwar suits, and Lahenga style Salwar suits. Now the trend allows us to wear cropped pants with kameez and carry a dupatta which you can wear to any event or informal branch meetings. Instead of wearing necklaces just go for some danglers or stone studded earrings and you will be ready to rock an amazing traditional look.


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 Kurti & Palazzo

Kurti & palazzo is the best Indian traditional look for girls. A Kurti paired with leggings or palazzo pants gives you a traditional look for your regular wear. Jhumkas does magic to your Kurti look.

A straight line stripped Kurti with cigarette pants can give you a classy formal look for job interviews of office campaigns. You can choose a Kurti based on your preferences be it volume sleeves or backless or jacket style. Now with so many options, you don’t have to compromise on the material or on the designs.  Dhoti style and flared Kurtis are very much in trend.


Traditional maxi dresses

Maxi dresses are our new-age traditional outfits that give you a textured traditional look. It’s a combination of floor-touch Anarkali suits and a long western gown. We all must agree that this combination has shown great results. A floral maxi dress with a high bun and flip-flops is all that you are going to need for this summer. Tassel earrings go really well with maxi dresses. You can get a maxi dress made of traditional clothing like batik. A black bindi can to real magic to your traditional look. Carry a sling bag with it as well.

Don’t wear a baggy maxi dress as it will completely ruin your look. Well, a fitted maxi dress makes your body proportions look good and elevate them.


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What is the most trending ethnic look currently?

  1. Now a day’s people love to do experiments with styles and wear something unique. Short Kurtis with bright palazzo pants is very much trending. Then pairing a lehenga skirt with a Kurti and some oxidized jewelry you will get a very trendy traditional look.


What is the importance of traditional dresses?

2. Various traditional dresses, as well as folk dresses, have helped us to preserve our cultural heritage and national values for years. Moreover, in recent times fashion has evolved so much because these traditional dresses serve as the pioneer pillars of clothing heritage.


All you need is a traditional outfit to get your desired traditional look but to shine in it all you need is a beautiful smile and confidence to carry it. Our country is enriched with culture and different traditional variations which makes our clothes so colorful. Our traditions have a direct impact on our upbringing the types of clothes we make and what we chose to wear.

Oindrila Dasgupta

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