Isn’t it exciting that we Indians have our year fully loaded with festivals, From Ganesh Chaturthi to Raksha Bandhan and Karwachauth to Diwali, the festivals are never-ending, we are glad that our culture is full of love and celebration, but What about dressing up part? Don’t you think the excitement of choosing what to wear is one of the best feelings? Yes, it is !! but you cannot deny the fact that you equally get confused about what you should truly wear.
We know that the year has been challenging due to Covid-19 and so is our festival. We all are hanging tight at home due to the lockdown and in such cases, we should only go out when it is extremely necessary and make use of resources that are available with us. Yes, let’s be responsible this time and call out the fashion lover from your own personality who was till now okay-shokay with either casual, formals or ready-made outfits, but deep inside a big admirer of Fashion influencers and Bollywood celebs festival look. And always wanted to look alike or even wanted to create your own signature styles… Well , getting excited about where we are heading , right ? Keep reading if we just triggered your inner FASHION DIVA …
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Well , we JUNCTION STORE Stylists, would not let you hold back. So here we would be showing you ways to get a completely gorgeous and new look with your old ethinc outfits!! Why Old ethnic outfits? Apart from that, it is money-saving, it is sustainable and it’s a great idea to put your old outfit in use that has been lying in a corner of your wardrobe for ages….. and the moment you have eye-contact , you always make false promise to pick them up next time , but you never did so…. Make a smile, PICK them up and STYLE them and FLAUNT your own creativity with it ….
WHEN IN DOUBT WEAR A “JACKET”
When it comes to a great quality ethnic jacket, the options of styling it are endless. You can wear almost anything and put your Jackets on to get some layering look, SONALI BENDRE wore her ROHIT BAL Ethnic Jacket for almost after 2 decades. Style your jacket with a crop top and a palazzo or a skirt. Accessorize it with a beautiful necklace and you are ready to make head turns. Try it for sure, You would thank us later!
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“SKIRT” IS EVERYONE’S FOREVER MOOD !
Someone said, “You would never regret buying a Skirt”. Why so?? On the festive days, when you want to get some easy-breezy comfortable ethnic look, Skirt comes here as a blessing! Does not matter if your Skirt is a simple or solid colored one, you can style it with your ethnic blouse and a matching or either contrast Dupatta. Also, make sure that the length of the Skirt is quite long which properly compliments the festive occasion, You can save the look for your Diwali nights, it would give you a perfect ethnic look that you wanted for. A tiny Bindi and kajal is enough for energizing the look, you can also accessories with maang-tika or some dazzling earrings.
LIFE IS NOT PERFECT BUT YOUR “LEHENGA” CAN BE !
You must have surely brought a dream Lehenga for a wedding and have used it once or twice and since then it is lying somewhere packed in a corner. You have almost crossed the option to use your dreamy lehenga again just because you want a new refreshing look. Guess what? It is possible! It is not needed to wear the same blouse which came with the Lehenga, you can even wear a crop top of various styles like off-shoulder, cold shoulder or even sleeveless, just make sure that the color of the blouse is complimenting the lehenga, wear a contrasting dupatta with it to complete the look. Now, you’re ready for your Karwa Chauth look or for your Cocktail Party of your dear one’s. Accessorize it with some traditional jewellery and believe us, No one can take their eyes off you!
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HAPPINESS IS WEARING A “KURTI”
We are pretty sure that you must be having some solid colored Kurtis lying somewhere in your wardrobe, the Kurtis which you thought of boring to be used for a festive occasion would be surprising enough to give you the perfect traditional look that you were wondering about. You can style your Kurtis with Banarasi Dupatta and palazzo for your Rakhi this season. Put some kajal and a pair of golden Jhumkas as an earring. You cannot imagine how beautiful you are going to look in this pair.
SWIRL WITH YOUR “ ANARKALI”
Anarkali Disco Chali! Just kidding though, Ladies you might be wondering if you or your mum surely have a gorgeous Anarkali which has been in use some years ago, but now it is taking a deep sleep in your luggage. Get ready to take it out again as it is going to get used differently this time, How?? Just grab a scissor and cut the hem length of the Anarkali till your knee or calf level and Voila! Your old Anarkali has gotten a new look into a DRESS, you can wear it on almost any festive occasion, from Rakhis to Diwali nights to Puja sessions at your home. Isn’t it an amazing DIY??
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DON’T YOU WANT TO STAND OUT .. ?
Styling your old clothes is always a brilliant idea, you know why !!! Because when you are recreating festival look from your old outfit , you are just saving money and the planet but you are setting an amazing high standard fashion goal in your circle … Let us give you another interesting fact .. There are very high chances that your friends and colleagues can find a mirrored look among each other but here we bet…. yes, you already guessed it , styling from your own wardrobe in new Avatar will definitely gonna make you stand out and unique from your entire circle. Didn’t you always want this ?
We believe this article was helpful to achieve your desired festival look, if it is so let’s pledge to make it a habit from this season onwards and if you are gonna get your own festival look of this season from your own wardrobe then why not challenge your friends, family and colleagues to do the same and be there FASHION GURU ?? We are looking up to you !! Wishing you a Happy festive season with lots of love and fashion!
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