Indian festive season is already in a full swing. This is the perfect time to shop for high-end fabrics that help you make a style statement. Adding a traditional touch to your dressing, choose Indian textiles that are weather friendly and are high on the fashion map. Here, we bring you a few fabric choices that are perfectly apt for your festive season dressing. These choices are sure to amp up your sartorial sense.
Since the weather is neither too hot nor too cool at this time of year, you can go for linen. It is not only a luxurious fabric but also very comfortable to wear. It is germ-free by nature and also gives added protection from UVB rays. It is a highly absorbent material and keeps your body warm in winters and cool in summers. Indulge in fabrics with zari border or work and linen-cotton blends.
You can experiment a lot with natural yarn. Traditional wears are still popular choices when looking for festive time wear. Get fabric with jamdani weave or get layers jackets, short-cropped tops or hand-woven dupattas made in vibrant colours. Some colours that are “in” this season are fuschia, amber, teal, and more. Focus on picking up natural weaves and fabrics that will make you look stunning.
Benarasi fabric is an all-time favourite of fashion-conscious people. This fabric never goes out of fashion and is particularly in vogue during the festive season. You can buy vibrantly-colouredbenarasi dupattas and complement them with plain, similar coloured suit or dress. You can also get a jacket made to be worn over kurta pajama. It will add colour to an otherwise dull coloured ensemble.
It is a delicate and shiny looking fabric. Rich embroidery or work on this fabric makes it a perfectly suitable choice to celebrate this festive season. Choose bright colours with light embroidery or pastel colours with heavy work and complement it with the right accessories to get a complete look. You can choose Muga Silk from Assam or Mysore Silk from Karnataka depending on your choice.
It is a fabulous looking delicate material that is usually worn as a saree or a dupatta. Now, people love experimenting and use this fabric to make long flowy skirts that give them a beautiful, ethereal look. This fabric from Madhya Pradesh is also available as a combination of silk and cotton. Pick up something with light zari work and flaunt your style.
It is a beautifully embroidered fabric on cotton or embroidery from Lucknow. It is nothing short of yards of magic that comes with jali work. When looking for this fabric to be used in the festive season, pick up something which comes with light Mukesh work or any other embellishment that enhances its beauty and imparts a festive touch to it.
There is no dearth of classy and amazing fabrics that can be given a twist, added a few embellishments and light work and make it ready to be worn on festivals and joyous occasions. Choose something that appeals to your sartorial senses!