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Chic Jewellery Options To Jazz Up Your Saree Look!

Jewellery and accessories have taken the fashion world by a surprising storm. With so many styles and types of chic jewellery and accessories, styling your saree becomes a fun game. From chic chokers, German silver jewellery, stacking boho accessories – there is so much! When it comes to styling your saree, the traditional jewellery is no longer the only option. There are varieties of chic jewellery and accessories to style your saree look with.
Chic Jewellery to Jazz-Up your Saree Look
Here are some of the chic jewellery and accessory options for your saree look –

Chokers

ChokerChokers are a must-have these days. Be it Deepika’s stunning gold choker or Janhvi’s off-beat choker. Both so different, yet make the saree look outshine elegantly. Chokers look perfect with a scooped neck or deep neck blouse and when you have a slender neck. Experiment with traditional chokers as well as contemporary ones and you won’t regret. Even a simple choker is enough to add a fashionable spin to your saree look.

Statement Makers

Statement Maker choker for saree lookThere’s nothing as effortless as this oldest trick in the book. Statement-makers can make or break your saree look, so pick the right one. See what goes with the hue of your saree, if it is gold, ensure that it’s in sync with the zari’s tone as well. The easiest way to nail a statement-making look is not to overload the accessories. Pick 1-2 and let them be the highlight. Too many jewellery will disturb the look as well as steal the limelight from your saree.

Go Boho

Go Boho - AccessoriesBoho or Bohemian jewellery has become a huge trend these days. They are ethnic and tribal and have a rustic feel with loose fringes to them. Boho jewellery usually has dangling ends, ghungroos, tribal pendants, and beads. When styled with your saree, they add a twist of modern touch to the look. If you are someone who prefers chic jewellery, then try this one!

German Silver Jewellery

German Silver AccessoriesGerman silver jewellery is subtle and manages to create a stylish look every single time. No other chic jewellery can beat the charm of antique German silver jewellery. Actresses like Nayanthara, Vidya and even Kareena tried them out on various occasions. From long chains to statement earrings and stacking necklaces – all go well with a saree look.

Up your Stack Game

Up your Stack GameStacking necklaces and chains is something we often do with our western outfits. But this trick works just as magically with a saree look. Layer up chokers with necklaces and look stylish, elegant and graceful. Remember that the tone, texture, and hue of each accessory should be the same. It is only then that it will look like an ensemble and well-styled with your saree look.

Off-beat Designs

Off-beat Design Accessories for saree lookDitch those regular styles and designs and pick the contemporary ones. If you plan on adding chicness to your saree look, off-beat jewellery might just do the trick! From chunky pendants to contemporary chic jewellery – look for something unique. So, if you want to stand out from the crowd, these off-beat designed accessories might be your easy trick.
 
These are some chic jewellery options to consider next time while you style your saree look.

Style Your Ethnic Wear Differently This Winter To Stay Trendy And Warm!

With winter, comes the wedding season. And styling your gorgeous ethnic wear to keep yourself warm as well as trendy becomes tricky. With the temperature dropping, don’t settle with sweaters and leave your fashion quotient behind. So, to help you style better this winter, here are a few tips. These tips will let you wear your fashionable ethnic wear and let look trendy and warm to keep you from freezing.
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Full-Sleeved Ethnic Wear
warm winter ethnic outfitsWinters are the perfect time to pull out all your long or 3/4th sleeved outfits and glam them up. Mix and match them with different bottoms and style them in a trendy way. Pair your asymmetrical long-sleeve kurta with a skirt or palazzo and style them with fancy jewellery. This way you can keep yourself warm and fashionable at the same time.
Keep Your Legs Warm
warm winter ethnic outfits
Pant style sarees are a perfect way to stay warm and stylish during winters. Ditch palazzo for cigarette pants or straight pants with your kurtas. Fabrics like Terry-wool, corduroy, or velvet are a perfect pick for warm bottom wear. These fabrics are warm, flexible and will look great when you pair it with your ethnic wear.

Ethnic Wear Jacket

saree with jackets for winter Warm winter outfitsLong jackets are probably one of the coolest ways to style any outfit. Also, they are trending, which makes it even more perfect to pick them as an option to stay warm and stylish. Be it with a saree, Anarkali or skirt – long jackets go with everything! Moreover, you can also ditch your dupatta and wear it with your lehenga for a truly ethnic look.

Pick Warm Fabrics

Warm winter fabricsThe most efficient way to stay warm in ethnic wear is to pick the right fabric. Velvet may seem flimsy, but is a great way to stay warm. You can also pick fabrics like raw silk, silk, pashmina, or blended cotton. When loaded with embroideries, zardosi, sequin – they become even thicker and warm.

Shawl or Stoles

Ethnic wear style Ethnic wear styleDitch your dupatta for an intricate shawl that will add a lavish touch to your ethnic wear. There is a plethora of exquisite shawls and stole that you can pick from. From plush velvets, pashminas to cashmere shawls, there is so much to pair with your ensemble. You can use it as a double pallu with your saree and as stole with your kurta. Velvet shawls are the designers’ favorite these days. And they are heavily embellished with Gota Patti, embroidery, mirror work, and, zardosi.

Sweater or Full Sleeve Blouse

Saree with full sleeve blouse Ethnic wear styleSaree with a sweater or full-sleeve blouse is the coolest and easiest way to style in winter. A cropped sweater would take the look up a notch! This unique saree-draping fashion is going to keep you warm and fashion-forward. You can try turtleneck, polo or high neck sweaters to team up with your saree. Many celebrities have tried it and set an example!
 
So, these are some fun ways to style your ethnic wear this winter to stay stylish, trendy and warm. Let us know your favorite style!

Maternity Wear Brands for the New Moms and Moms-To-Be

With on growing fashion, there are outfits for every occasion and every body type! But there’s one certain category of people who often have to struggle to find clothes that fit. These are the stunning moms-to-be and new moms who have to adjust with weirdly-fitted clothes. But finally, there are Indian brands that have come with exclusive maternity wear. These maternity wear brands are exclusively crafted for the modern pregnant woman. Above all, they have a range of classy maternity outfits that are comfortable on the baby bump and have a style quotient.
Maternity Wear Brands for mom-to-be and new mom

Maternity Wear Brands:

MomToBe
MomToBe and New MomsMomToBe provides pocket-friendly and fashionable maternity outfits options. They have an edgy and stylish range that is well-fitted and comfortable. This maternity wear brand has dresses, kurtas to pants that are perfect for mom-to-be as well as new moms.
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H&M Maternity Wear
Pregnancy outfitsAlthough slightly on the higher side for the pocket, H&M has maternity wear that will make you fall in love! They have a range of chic styles from comfortable pants, jeans to dungarees and dresses. Also, they are all crafted for comfort!
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Morph Maternity

Morph Maternity BrandMorph has so many amazing styles and varieties that are essential for every mom-to-be and new mom. From feeding kurtas, leakage proof lingerie to dresses and tops for the moms-to-be. Morph maternity has it all at a great prize and every striking discount offers.
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Momzjoy Maternity Wear
 
Momzjoy Mom-to-beMomzjoy is immensely loved by celebrities like Soha Ali Khan, Sania Mirza and many more. They have a range of gowns, flowy dresses exclusive for maternity photo-shoots as well. Momzjoy has a range that is comfortable, relaxing yet stylish to keep your fashion in check.
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Mine4Nine
Mine4nine Pregnancy outfitsA hot favorite amongst the mom-to-be and new moms – Mine4nine is more like a stylish blessing for them! The easy-breezy and stylish maternity wear that this brand has, is beyond imagination. Stylish prints, patterns, and silhouettes that are chic are all that this brand stands for.
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Momsoon Maternity Wear

Momsoon Pregnancy outfitsMomsoon is yet another brand that ensures you stay stylish even when you are expecting! With a wide range of skirts, jogger pants, dresses, and even maternity stockings – Momsoon has it all. And it is surely a maternity brand with style quotient!
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FirstCry

FirstCry Maternity Wear BrandFirstCry is popular with kids’ wear as well as for its variety of maternity wear! So, if you are a new mom, shop for both yourself and your little kiddo from FirstCry. From nightwear, feeding dresses to stylish outfits – they have it all!
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The Mom Store
The Mom Store Maternity Wear Brands mom-to-beIf you are a new mom looking for comfy regular wear pieces like tank tops and denim jeans – Mom Store is your place! They have everything under the same roof. From maternity jeans to nightwear, tops, and cute dresses. So, the Mom Store is worth checking out!
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These are some maternity wear brands that are worth checking out! Because – why should you compromise on your style if you are pregnant? Be the stylishly slaying mom even when you are pregnant or a new mom.

20 Best Celebrity Silk Saree Looks Of 2019!

2019 has been a year of new fashion trends. Among these, were some evergreen silk sarees in 2019 that celebrities dazzled in! The silk saree looks were so amazing that we just couldn’t take our eyes off. Some Kanjeevaram sarees, while others being Banarasi silk sari, they all were worth checking out. Here is a quick flashback of these silk sarees of 2019 that some celebrities rocked to remember.

Best Celebrity Silk Saree Looks Of 2019
Best Celebrity Silk Saree Looks Of 2019

20 Best Celebrity Silk Saree Looks Of 2019:

Aditi Rao Hydari

Aditi Rao Hydari in yellow kanjeevaram sareeAt the start of 2019, Aditi Rao Hydari dazzled everyone in a yellow and pink silk saree. She walked the ramp for Sanskruti Club Fashion Show in this Kanjeevaram saree. She paired her saree with a contrast pink-colored Kalamkari blouse with long sleeves. Aditi completed her look with traditional jewellery like Mathapatti, big jhumkas, and bangles.

Ashika Ranganath

Ashika Ranganath in pattu sarees 2019Ashika Ranganath left us drooling in awe not once but twice! Once with her contemporary draping of pink silk saree by Pashudh. She styled it with a fabric belt with tassel and a bishop sleeved blouse was designed by Shachina Heggar. Again, she wore a stunning aqua blue kanjeevaram saree by Raasha Design House. She finished her look with a traditional bun with gajra and a choker on both occasions.

Deepika Padukone

deepika padukone in red sabyasachi saree marriage anniversaryDeepika wore this red with gold Banarasi silk saree from Sabyasachi collection. She visited Tirumala Tirupati with Ranveer Singh for their first wedding Anniversary. She wore the saree with a red high neck, elbow-length sleeves blouse. Deepika kept her makeup and hairstyle simple and let her look outshine with traditional temple jewellery by Sabyasachi Heritage Jewellery.

Isha Ambani

Isha Ambani in Sabyasachi banarasi saree 2019Isha Ambani opted for a mint-green Banarasi silk saree by Sabyasachi for 2019’s Diwali party. This lightweight Banarasi saree illustrated floral motifs woven in pure zari. She styled it with a maroon velvet zardosi blouse that accentuated the saree even more. She completed her look with a statement neckpiece, jhumkas and a pair of kadas by Sabyasachi Jewelry.

Kajal Aggarwal 

kajal aggarwal in blue silk saree at vidhatri shopping mall launch (2)

 

Kajal Aggarwal looked mesmerizing as she decked up in a light blue Kanjeevaram saree for Vidhatri Shopping Mall’s inauguration. She styled her purple-gold zari border saree with a matching sleeveless blouse. Traditional gold jewelry by Manjula jewels and an updo decorated with purple orchids accentuated her look!

Kajol

Kajol Durga Pooja 2019 Silk saree by Raw MangoKajol wore yellow-green Raw Mango’s Mashru silk with V-neck Gota embroidered gold zari blouse for Durga Puja. She paired her saree with chunky gold jhumkas and a beige potli. And as for hair and makeup, Kajol went traditional with a gajra bun, kohl rimmed eyes, nude lips, and bindi.

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Cannes Saree with corset blouseKangana went all traditional with a contemporary twist on the Cannes Red Carpet. She sizzled in a Madhurya Creations’ golden Kanjeevaram  paired with golden embellished peplum corset and purple long gloves. Nude makeup and retro up-do added finishing touches to her look!

Karisma Kapoor

karisma kapoor red saree with jacket

For Akash Ambani and Shloka’s reception Karisma Kapoor opted for a red Raw Mango silk saree  paired with a slim fitted beige long jacket from the same label and looked stunning! She kept her look minimal with a pulled back updo, statement earrings and red lips.

Keerthy Suresh

Keerthy suresh 2019Keerthy Suresh donned an ivory-colored Banarasi saree and looked splendid! She paired her Ekaya saree with a rustic red brocade blouse from Sailesh Singhania. Her look was rounded with a pair of statement earrings and a bangle from Amrapali, neutral makeup and a gajra bun!

Kriti Sanon

kriti sanon in pink silk saree at panipat promotions

Kriti Sanon wore a pink Banarasi silk saree by ‘Ekaya x Masaba’ for her movie promotion. This silk sari featured a thick border with cherry blossom motifs. Kriti paired it with a strapless knotted blouse. A pair of gold chandbalis, kohled eyes and sleek hair complemented her look!

Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit Sari style Silk saree raw MangoWe cannot get over these two sarees that Madhuri rocked! For an event, she wore a deep purple silk saree by Raw Mango paired with polki chaandbalis, bangles, and a statement ring. She tied her hair in a bun with mogra and kept beauty check with pink lips, kohled eyes and a red bindi. For another event, she wore a foil printed pink silk saree by House of Masaba. She finished the look with traditional kasulaperu necklace, studs, bangles, and neutral makeup.

Malavika Mohanan

Malavika Mohanan Silk sariMalavika dressed up in a royal blue and pink Kanchipuram silk saree for Onam festival event. This Madhurya creations’ saree was paired with a pink brocade elbow-length sleeve blouse. She styled it with a bindi, statement necklace and earrings by Anmol, and bangles from Karishma Joolry. Bold lips and a traditional mogra bun hairstyle completed her look.

Nabha Natesh

nabha natesh green pattu saree rs brothers (1)Nabha Natesh wore an emerald-green kanjeevaram saree with gold-purple zari border for an event. This silk saree by RS Brothers was paired with a contrast embroidered blouse by Madhuras designer studio. She further accentuated her look with temple jewellery from Vibha creations and half-up half-down loose curls!

Priya Anand

Priya Anand Silk SariPriya wore two gorgeous Kanjeevaram sarees and looked mesmerizing! One was the aqua blue saree with pink border by Dithi Studio. She styled the saree with a statement choker and Kada from Amrapali Jewels, nude makeup and a side parted gajra bun.

The pink and gold kanjeevaram silk saree by Kanakavalli, that he wore for another event was equally stunning and rich. She paired it with traditional gold jewellery by Jaipur Gems.

Rekha

Rekha Mustard Kanjeevaram Saree styleRekha looked beautiful in the parrot green and pink Kanjeevaram saree at an event. She kept her trademark style intact by wearing heavy traditional jewellery, gajra bun, and bold lipstick.

Samantha Akkineni

Samantha Akkineni styleSamantha set major style goals  by pairing silver kajeevaram saree by Mugdha Art Studio with contemporary jewellery . She paired her saree with a matching sleeveless blouse and a chic statement choker by Akoya Jewels. Sam kept her makeup subtle with blushed cheeks and nude lips.

Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty silk saree by raw mangoShilpa rules the saree industry and 2019 was no less. She wore a chic pink Mashru silk saree by Raw Mango paired with a contrast blue high neck elbow-length sleeved blouse from the same label. For another event, she picked an elegant striped Linen Kanjeevaram  silk saree by ADVAYA in shades of ivory and dull gold. Shilpa gave the traditional saree a modern spin by pairing it with a matching long jacket.

Shraddha Kapoor

shraddha kapoor paithani saree at bachchan diwali party (1)

Shraddha Kapoor looked drop-dead gorgeous in this rich traditional purple Paithani silk saree paired with contrast green blouse at a Diwali party. She accessorized her saree with statement gold jhumkas by Anmol and choker by Gehna Jewellers. Sultry smokey eyes and a traditional gajra bun completed her look.

Shruti Haasan

shruti haasan black silk saree at behindwoods gold mic music awards

Shruti Haasan rocks western wear often but manages to stun us every time with her impeccable saree style! She wore a black silk saree by Sailesh Singhania with an off-shoulder full-sleeved velvet blouse. The actress completed her look with contemporary silver jewellery from Lara Morakhia and sleek hair.

Tamannaah

tamannaah pink banarasi silk saree at malabar gold and diamonds launch (1)

 

Tamannaaah Bhatia wore a rich Pink Banarasi silk saree paired with matching high neck elbow length sleeves blouse by Raw Mango for an event. She styled the look traditional gold jewellery, pink makeup and a middle parted gajra bun!

These are 2019’s best celebrity silk saree looks that are worth checking out twice! Which silk saree look do you like the most?

Ways To Style Your Saree This Winter Without Looking Boring!

Winter fashion is what we all gear up for as soon as November hits. Even though anarkalis and shararas come handy during the winters, you cannot neglect the elegance of a saree even when it’s freezing outside. If you prefer wearing a saree no matter what – then you here’s how you can turn them into a winter fashion worthy. This winter, style your saree with these easy tips that will keep you warm and look sexy at the same time!

Winter Fashion with saree styling

Here are 5 simple ways of styling saree this winter 2019 without looking boring –

Saree with Jackets

Jackets with SareeStyling your saree with jackets is the easiest and one of the trending fashions of winter 2019. Many celebrities have styled jackets with their saree and made it a go-to winter fashion! From blazers, trench coats, long jackets, and shrugs there is so much to pick from. Add a stylish belt over the jacket style saree and you are set for the breezy cold winter.

Cape Style Winter Fashion

Capes for Winter FashionJust like jackets, capes are another winter fashion that you need to try! Instead of opting for the usual sheer capes, pick something that will keep your warm instead. In other words, opt for thicker fabrics like velvet, silks, linens or cotton. Get them embellished with maggam work or embroidery to make it party wear. Nail the stylish saree look while successfully managing to keep those shivers away.

Full-sleeve Blouses

Full Sleeved BlousesWant to keep your saree style effortless ad sexy whilst staying warm? Full sleeved blouses are your way to go! There are so many full-sleeve blouse designs that are effortless and stylish as it is. From bell sleeves, ruffle sleeves, to the elbow or long sleeves – there is so much to pick from. This trick works great as a winter fashion and makes you look elegant and stylish at the same time.

Double Pallu Saree

Double Pallu for Winter FashionDouble pallu saree styling can come handy during the winters. It is nothing but a shawl, dupatta or a drape to put on the other shoulder to finish the saree look. This trend has set some serious goals in 2019 with many celebrities opting for it. You can pick a shawl or drape made of velvet, pashmina, or soft wool. Opt for authentic handloom shawls as they certainly keep warm. This way, you can keep a stylish saree look while keeping yourself warm this winter.

High Neck Blouses 

High Neck BlousesJust like the full sleeve blouses, high neck blouses are a boon for winter fashion! High neck, boat neck or even turtleneck blouses are a great pick when it comes to styling sarees in winter days. They not only keep you warm but also make you look fashion-forward and chic when you style them with a saree. Just add a statement choker necklace and you are good to go. Simple, chic and stylish!

So, these are some saree styling tips to help you to decide your look for any upcoming winter wedding! Keep your winter fashion on and slay!

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