Today’s post is on how to jazz up your plain salwars. These items were picked from random places, hence, this post is not about you finding these things, it’s more on how to utilize your closet and how to wear colorful or printed dupattas. While a well matched dupatta can complete your traditional outfit, it can also be used to create a personal style for yourself, and so they are must-haves for your wardrobe.
So, for the Dupatta, my cousin sister bought it for us from a little fair in Chandigarh, Punjab. And this beautiful dupatta is called “KATHA” work, and it’s all the rage right now. Printed or patterned dupattas can transform your everyday salwar into an eye-catching and unique style statement. The top I used for the kurta is actually a dress top I got from Splash a long time ago. I didn’t have a plain white kurta to match my outfit, and so I tried to find an alternative (Remember: always work with what you have). And the Patiala belongs to another salwar set of my sister’s, so, like I said, I basically made this outfit up from scratch. And finally, since I wanted the dupatta to do the talking, I teamed this up with simple jhumkas, mojiris and bangles to match; all bought from roadside stalls in India.
Dupatta – Punjab
Top/Kurta – Splash
Patiala – Tailored
Bangles, Earrings, Mojaris – Roadside stores
In case anyone is really interested in buying one of these dupatta’s, I saw similar (a bit pricey) ones in fabindia at the new Shindagha City Centre.
Tip of the Day : Don’t go shopping for your next event; instead, ransack your wardrobe to find gems that can be mixed and matched. Reuse to make full use 😉