Anarkalis are a definitely a favourite with all us Indian women, but the challenge lies in wearing them on a daily basis. The problem essentially lies with the elaborate silhouette which is the “Anarkali“.
Due to it’s exaggerated structure, it is mostly worn for dressy occassions as opposed to everyday wear. But no more of that, today we will talk about basic yet trendy styles of the Anarkali which are “toned-down” and can be worn on a daily basis for your “everyday-errand-runs”!
Read on to find out more:
FOR EVERYDAY WEAR
Chose basic, solid colors in comfortable cottons. Make sure you restrict the flare in the hemline to a bare minimum for that casual appeal. Pair them up with no-nonsense leggings in matching or contrasting shades and you’re all set! Here are a few suitable styles:
FOR CASUAL OUTINGS
Go with all-over prints in neutral shades or minimal prints in pop colors, for casual day-outs with family or friends. For a slightly edgy look, opt for cigarette-fit pants or jeggings. Here are a few styles for inspiration:
When it comes to Anarkalis for work, choose very carefully. Go with contemporary prints rather than the basic ethnic prints for a more professional look. Avoid decorative necklines and make sure the flare is restricted to a bare minimum. Here are your options for Workwear:
FOR DRESSY DATES or GET-TOGETHERS
Go all-out for such occassions! Opt for bright colors and all-over prints with interesting ethnic or contemporary motifs. Avoid intricate embroidery and excess use of zari as you want to keep it slightly dressy without looking like you’re going for a wedding function! Pair it up with palazzos for best results! Here are our top picks for the style:
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