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Pair Your Vibrant Yellow Silk Saree With Contrast Blouses To Brighten Up Your Look!

Owning a vibrant yellow silk saree opens up your wardrobe to exploring various styles and colors of blouses to play around with. From sunshine yellow to mustard or turmeric hue, this vibrant and lively color is sure to brighten up your wardrobe. So, if you love experimenting with various patterns and styles of blouses, or if you have a yellow silk saree and are looking on fun ways to style it, then scroll away.

yellow silk sarees with contrast blouses

Contrast Blouse Designs For Yellow Silk Sarees

Check out these contrast blouses that you can pair your vibrant yellow silk saree with –

Maggam Work Blouse

Pair Your Vibrant Yellow Saree With Contrast Blouses To Brighten Up Your LookMaggam work blouses are our favorites as they are super versatile and go with almost any saree! Opt for a fun contrast colored Maggam work blouse to enhance your yellow saree more. If your saree is simple, a heavy Maggam work blouse can instantly give it a rich and regal look!

Embellished and Embroidered

Be it thread work, embroidery, or other zari work, a stylishly embellished embroidery blouse can take your simple yellow saree up a notch. No matter what hue of yellow saree, the stunning embellishment is sure to work as a contrast to create a chic saree look. And as a matter of fact, embroideries can never go out of trend!

Fun Contrast Colors

Pair Your Vibrant Yellow Saree With Contrast Blouses To Brighten Up Your LookThere’s nothing as vibrant and fun like a stunning contrast blouse for your sunshine yellow saree. There are no restrictions as this versatile color looks great with any contrast color. From red, pink, blue, green, to even grey – a yellow saree goes with everything! Be it plain or embellished, you can pair any blouse and up your fashion quotient within seconds.

Traditional Brocade Silk

We love our brocade blouses, don’t we? The traditional brocade and printed silk blouses are sure to elevate even your simple silk yellow saree. If you are someone who is just bored with those ordinary contrast color blouses, then is exactly for you. Take cues from Kajol who rocked a stunning yellow saree with a contrast back brocade blouse.

Printed Blouses

Pair Your Vibrant Yellow Saree With Contrast Blouses To Brighten Up Your LookPrinted blouses are in trend and we are crushing on it! From ikkat to batik, there are so many Indian prints that look stunning when worn as a blouse. Also, with the mix and match trend, you can practically ditch the blouse and wear a fancy printed crop top instead. Pair it up with your killer heels to change the whole traditional look to a chic look. Rakul Preet Singh totally nailed this style effortlessly, didn’t she?

Trendy And Contemporary Patterns

For all those stunning satin or chiffon yellow sarees, you can turn up the glam look by pairing them with unconventional blouses. Instead of the regular and contrast blouses, opt for lace, shimmer or sequence, or even mirror work blouses. These blouses add a stylish and chic look whilst making them perfect for all those who love a twist of modern-ness to your look.

Pick any of these above-mentioned fun blouses to enhance your vibrant yellow saree!  

Ethnic Style Guide For Stylish Bottom Wear To Jazz Up Your Look

Ethnic Style Guide For Stylish Bottom Wear To Jazz Up Your Look

With the constant popularity that ethnic wear is gaining, there are a few must-haves in your wardrobe. You can jazz up any of your look with the numerous bottom wear options available nowadays. Ethnic wear is fun now as you can experiment with different forms, fabrics, and silhouettes! So, we compiled a list of 8 stylish bottom wear options to own.

These stylish bottom wear options can jazz up any look and elevate your fashion quotient to the next level –

Chudidaar

There’s nothing better than the classic Chudidaar to go with your kurtas! Be it an angrakha, short, straight, or an A-line kurta, a well fitted Chudidaar brings out the best in the look. This stylish bottom wear not only looks good and classy but also adds an oomph factor to your look.

Salwar

Ethnic Style Guide For Stylish Bottom Wear To Jazz Up Your LookThe salwar is an obvious pick as it not only enables you to wear it with anything but is also extremely comfortable! They are not as fitted as Chudidaars, but are loose-fitted with slightly more tapered and have a well-defined form. This stylish bottom wear pretty much goes with all kinds of kurtas and hence, so widely loved by every fashionista.

Palazzo

The most loved piece of stylish bottom wear is a palazzo. These wide-legged and breezy bottom wear looks uber-stylish and represents effortless styling. It’s the palazzo’s versatility that makes us all love it even harder as they look great with western as with ethnic wear.

Sharara

Ethnic wearShararas are back, and how! The ultimate stylish bottom wear, shararas have taken over the fashion world with its beautiful voluminous flare. Also, they are perfect to be paired with short or long kurtas, and even tunics for that rich festive vibe.

Ethnic Skirts or Lehengas

Ethnic Style Guide For Stylish Bottom Wear To Jazz Up Your LookUltimate lehengas or ethnic skirts are popular amongst celebrities to create a stylish festive or wedding look. Be it an Anarkali, short or long kurta, A-line, or even angrakha, you can easily create this look to get that celeb feel. Any rich skirt or a lehenga skirt can be matched with any heavily embellished kurta to achieve this look. You can also pick one heavy piece instead of two to balance the look without going over the top.

Cigarette Pants

The latest addition to the ethnic style, are the uber-chic cigarette pants. This contemporary bottom wear is an ankle-length tapered pant that is styled in the best ethnic way possible. They look stunning with fusion wear, slit kurtas, and short hemline kurtas.

Culottes

Culottes are like are a more funky and peppier version of the classic palazzos. These wide-legged and ankle-length culottes can add a playful touch to your ethnic wear. They look best with kurtas that have fun asymmetrical hemlines or fusion wear.

Dhoti Pants

Ethnic Style Guide For Stylish Bottom Wear To Jazz Up Your LookIf you enjoy experimenting with you look rather than opting for the boring usual choices, then this one’s for you. Dhoti Pants are comfortable, and also looks stylish and ultra-ethnic! Although not every prefer wearing it or can carry it, but if you are tall and open to trying something fun – give this a try!

Pick any of these above-mentioned stylish bottom wear from this ethnic style guide. Experiment with your bottom wear by mixing and matching to create stylish looks.

Go #VocalForLocal With These 8 Indian Websites!

With the government urging us all to go vocal for local, it’s time we move to all homegrown e-commerce brands. Some numerous Indian websites and brands have uber-stylish ethnic wear that is sure to make you shop from them again and again. We put together 8 amazing e-commerce brands and Indian websites that are home-grown and support the entire #VocalForLocal.

Go #VocalForLocal With These 8 Indian Websites For Ethnic WearGo #VocalForLocal with these 8 Indian websites to support the homegrown brands –

Myntra

One of India’s most dependable and favorite Indian websites is Myntra. It has a great collection for men and women in various categories. Be it ethnic wear, fusion wear, or western wear – this website has the best of all the brands under one roof. With versatile clothing options, Myntra regularly offers generous sales that are sure to intrigue you!

Shoppers Stop

home-grown brandsWe love window shopping at the nearest Shoppers Stop store, but you can do the same sitting home at your comfort. Shoppers Stop’s website will charm you with its collection of ethnic wear amongst many others. From fusion to ethnic, and various home-grown brands – Shoppers Stop’s won’t disappoint you.

AJIO

Go #VocalForLocal With These 8 Indian Websites For Ethnic WearAJIO is a fashion and lifestyle brand under Reliance. This Reliance Retail’s, this home-grown brand is a first pan-Indian e-commerce venture. It is surely an ultimate fashion destination for ethnic and western styles that are exclusive. For truly desi wear, AJIO has the most affordable range of branded ethnic wear you will ever find.

Biba

Go #VocalForLocal With These 8 Indian Websites For Ethnic WearBiba has the chicest, most aesthetic, and contemporary range of ethnic wear. It is a brand that is famous for its beautiful collection of cotton wear that is ultra-stylish. Biba has everything traditional from kurta sets with palazzos and even skirts that go for every occasion.

FabIndia

Go #VocalForLocal With These 8 Indian Websites For Ethnic WearAlthough not initially an Indian-owned brand, Fabindia now its biggest warehouse in India to make it an India-based company. It has a perfectly curated collection of traditional craftsmanship at its best. From various handlooms

Indya

Go #VocalForLocal With These 8 Indian Websites - home-grown brandsIndya is a website that is surely going to get your hooked if you are a fan of contemporary and fusion wear. From pre-stitched sarees to the chic kurtas, they have a wonderful collection that will make you go truly #VocalForLocal.

Suta

home-grown brands If you are an avid fan of handloom sarees that are woven with love, then Suta is the website you should check out. From mul cotton, linen, to silk sarees – they have a wide range for you to shop from. Hand-painted sarees, handloom lehengas, and even customized blouses in the truest aesthetic way.

Nykaa Fashion

We love Nykaa for its amazing range of beauty products, don’t we? But only a few know that Nykaa also has branched out in clothing range under Nykaa Fashion. It has an exclusive collection of Indian designer wear on their website. From various couture pieces to ethnic sartorial wear, you need to get these beauties. Nykaa Fashion brings a wide range of designer wear for all your high budget shopping dreams.

These 8 Indian websites are all home-grown brands that will enable us to support the cause of #VocalForLocal.

10 Times Manish Malhotra Worked His Magic On The Kapoor Sisters!

Kareena and Karisma
Kapoor sisters for Hello Magazine in Manish Malhotra outfits

Effortless in their style, the Kapoor sisters always slay in everything they wear. But, they rule like true divas when they walk down wearing a Manish Malhotra outfit! For years now, the Kapoor sisters have been showcasing Manish Malhotra outfits and have turned up the heat each time.

10 Times Manish Malhotra Worked His Magic On Kapoor SistersHere are 10 times that Manish Malhotra worked his magic on the Kapoor sisters and left us in awe –

Kapoor Sisters At Armaan Jain’s Wedding

Kareena and Karisma Kareena and KarismaMost recently, the Kapoor sisters’ glammed up for their cousin Armaan Jain’s wedding. Both wore Manish Malhotra outfits in pastel hues with heavy embroidery work. Kareena Kapoor Khan chose a lehenga while Karisma Kapoor opted for traditional wear. Even Karisma’s daughter Samiera opted for the designer’s couture.

Kareena At Akash Ambani’s Wedding

Kareena and KarismaKareena Kapoor stole the show at Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta’s wedding in this aqua and mirror-work lehenga by Manish Malhotra. She looked phenomenal as she finished the look with a regal choker.

Karisma In Chikankari Lehenga

Kareena and KarismaFor Isha Ambani’s sangeet, Karisma Kapoor rocked a powder pink chikankari lehenga. This Manish Malhotra outfit had subtle embellishments that added to the beauty of the look. Karisma looked stunning in this lehenga!

Hindustan Times Style Awards

Kareena and Karisma

For Hindustan Times Style Awards, Manish Malhotra decided to dazzle Kareena in lavish couture. With sequin patches against the black fabric, Kareena looked no less than a glittery star!

Ganesh Chaturthi Festivities

10 Times Manish Malhotra Worked His Magic On Kapoor SistersKarisma dazzled in a lambent yellow Manish Malhotra kurta-set for Ganesh Chaturthi festivities. The silk kurta with white embroidery screamed a statement! She paired it with a sharp cigarette pant and juttis.

Manish Malhotra’s Fashion Show

Kareena and KarismaDazzling in haute couture by Manish Malhotra, Kareena Kapoor Khan walked the ramp with Kartik Aryan. Kareena was a sight to behold in a beautiful heavily embellished white-silver lehenga!

Dashing Kapoor Duo

10 Times Manish Malhotra Worked His Magic On Kapoor SistersFor Manish Malhotra’s niece, Riddhi’s sangeet, the sister-duo yet again awed in ethnic wear. While Karisma opted for a white-red chic Anarkali, Kareena wore a mauve lehenga. They surely know how to rock any outfit, don’t they?

Sequin Saree Game

10 Times Manish Malhotra Worked His Magic On Kapoor SistersManish Malhotra’s extremely popular sequin sarees took the Bollywood divas by storm. Both the sisters sizzled in the sarees and took it up a notch! While Karisma picked a black sequin saree with a structured blouse. Kareena wore a peach saree and satin blouse with a plunging neckline.

Sonam Kapoor’s Reception

10 Times Manish Malhotra Worked His Magic On Kapoor SistersThe Kapoor sisters decided to break the internet with their stunning Manish Malhotra outfits. Kareena took everyone’s breath away as she went all out in an OTT gold lehenga. She gave jewelry a miss as she slayed in a deep risqué blouse in shimmer gold. While Karisma looked like a timeless diva in this classic white saree featuring shimmery tassels and hemline.

10 Times Manish Malhotra Worked His Magic On Kapoor SistersSurely, the Pataudi-Khan and Kapoor trio know how to kill with style!

Kapoor Sisters In White Sarees

10 Times Manish Malhotra Worked His Magic On Kapoor SistersAs much as we love Manish Malhotra’s OTT and heavy outfits, he also rules with minimum chic ones. Kareena and Karisma both opted for stunning white sarees from his collection on different occasions. The subtleness and elegance of these minimalistic sarees are magical!

These were some occasions when Manish Malhotra awed us as he worked his magic on the Kapoor sisters!

Shed The Red And Opt For Unconventional Colors For Your Bridal Outfit!

Are you a quintessential bride who loves experimenting with unconventional colors? Then you have landed at the right place! Shed the boring red bridal outfit which is extremely common. Opt for stunning and hot trending colors instead of red for your bridal outfit. These unconventional colors are sure to leave you looking like a stunning bride!

latest trends in wedding outfit colors

Check out these unconventional colors for a bridal outfit –

Earthy Burnt Orange

burnt orange wedding sarees

One of the most underrated colors that go with every skin tone is burnt orange! Burnt orange is a deep earthy tone that can look equally stunning with gold or silver zari. The color is so rich and would be a perfect alternative for a typical red lehenga, don’t you think?

Pastel Bridal Outfits

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From blush pink, lilac, mint green, or powder blue, the pastels are here to rule! The current trend revolves around these pastel colors. And these are subtle to eyes hues that work perfectly for a bridal outfit as well. Be it pastel-hued lehengas or sarees, they are bound to make you look angelic and gorgeous.

Unconventional Grey / Silver

silver grey kanjeevaram sarees for brides

Crushing the myth of an ideal red with golden work bridal outfit is grey with silver work! It looks magnificent while breaking every stereotype and making you look jaw-droopingly gorgeous.

Ditch Red For Fuchsia

pink color wedding sarees

The next best thing when you ditch red is a hot fuchsia pick! The vibrant and rich color can easily replace the traditional typical red. Also, fuchsia is one such color that is a patent wedding color no matter what!

Richness of Gold

gold color wedding kanjeevaram sarees

Despite being blingy, golden sarees and lehengas steal the spotlight for all the right reasons. And most importantly, you need a little shimmer and sparkle on your D-day. Secondly, golden looks well with Indian skin tones and adds oodles of oomph to the bridal beauty. Pair it with contrast jewellery to dazzle it!

Hues Of Deep Blue

The hues of deep blues are regal and completely unconventional as a bridal outfit color. Very few brides opt for a deep blue and you can be one of those few! Pick any hue from electric blue, crystal blue, or peacock blue – they all are RICH!

Tangerine Charm

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The uber-stylish and the vivaciously vibrant tangerine color is a big hit these days! The freshness and magnificent charm that a tangerine hue carries are unbeatable! This unconventional color for a bridal outfit is sure to match that wedding enthusiasm.

Magical Emerald Green

emerald green wedding sarees

Want to try a unique color on your D-day? Try this bold emerald green and leave everyone astonished in awe! There is no other color that can match the richness and depth of this stunning shade. Also, this versatile color goes with every style of wedding!

Marigold or Mango Yellow

yellow wedding sarees

Marigold yellow is a color of tradition and Indian festivity. So, why not include a fresh marigold or mango pulp amongst all these unconventional colors? This orange-ish yellow hue is great for a day time wedding as it adds a freshness to your look.

These are a few unconventional wedding colors that would be a great pick as a bridal outfit.

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