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Pick easy, experimental fashion this festive season

 IANS |  2015-09-30 21:40:01.0  |  New Delhi

Pick easy, experimental fashion  this festive season

Be more experimental and choose easy styles and accessories like flats or pre-draped saris for your look during the forthcoming festive season, says an expert. The festive season has already begun and online shopping websites are offering full-fledged sales. Instead of pondering on  the latest fashion trend, one can choose comfort and look pretty. One can go easy with make-up and can wear right shoes as this will complete the overall look. Bhuvi Kathpalia, assistant manager, content (creative), Indianroots.com, an online marketplace for Indian fashion, has shared some dressing tips:


Colour palette
There is a swift acceptance of a different colour palette which comprises of shades like peach, champagne pink, marsala, wine, aquamarine blue and green, coral, and pastel hues. Since the festivals run over a long period of time without any differentiation in day or night, one should opt for ensembles that are effortless, comfortable, yet chic.

Embellishment
Do not go overboard with the bling. A hint of defining embellishments <g data-gr-id="87">go</g> a long way to reflect the overall zest of the celebrations.

Florals
Macro florals have made a huge comeback and this is a great time to wear them with grace. Opt for a floral skirt and team it up with a flattering crop top. Experiment with bold colours at the bottom like vermillion red, but take the look a notch lower with a <g data-gr-id="102">pastel hued</g> crop top or blouse. Always keep a golden blouse handy that suits your body type and can be used at any time to complete the look. Experiment with a layered or dhoti style skirt that will factor in the element of comfort in your look.

Traditional embroideries
Delicate embroideries, bold block prints, tie-dyed silhouettes, foil prints, golden shimmers and sequins, vibrant phulkari, luxurious brocades, are trends that one should experiment with. Choose ethnic wear staples that can <g data-gr-id="109">transit</g> easily from day to night without adding anything more than a piece of accessory.

Opt for hybrid look
The hybrid look, that is the convergence of traditional sensibilities and contemporary <g data-gr-id="119">convenience,</g> is making its way into experimentation due to its festive appeal. Choose <g data-gr-id="117">anarkali</g> dresses crafted from cotton or cotton silk, adorned with block printed motifs to keep a balance.

Easy to wear saris
If you want to keep it simple with a sari, try pre-draped saris or go for fabrics like <g data-gr-id="126">chanderi</g> and experiment with ombre hues to look taller. Incorporate a zipper into your blouse or kurta, combine a structured phulkari embroidered jacket with an edgy maxi dress, try statement neckpieces or <g data-gr-id="127">maang</g> tikas for extra bling. 

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