India’s most adored festival with a dash of colors and splash of water is just around the corner. I suppose the last good pre-lockdown memory in 2020 was Holi, and after months of boredom, it’s time to break the monotony. Visualize yourself wearing a beautiful ethnic kurta set dipped in vibrant colors with thandai in your hand, gujiyas frying in the pan and everyone around dancing, laughing, and drunk with an ambiance filled with nothing but colors and love. Did that fix a slight smile on your face and bring memories of good times?
If that did, we are super sure that you are ready and excited to celebrate Holi. But wait, you are keen, but what about your wardrobe? People in India hold this myth that there isn’t much demand for dressing up on Holi. Wearing new cloth is just a Diwali scene, but that is not at all true. Believe me, if I had an option to put an emoticon in this sentence, you would have seen the irritated one. Imagine yourself wearing an old faded t-shirt and pants. How will you ace your Instagram OOTD look, or what if someone posted a snap of you in that outfit? So, to help you become the Holi Fashionista this year, let’s dive into some fashion tips and tricks for getting a refined outfit.
Before we provide you a curated list of our tricks, we need to tell you that no matter if you are someone who doesn’t like to play Holi, and plan to sit in your home munching gujiya. Or someone like me who just wants to become a little tot and sprinkle water on people; we all need to find a suitable outfit for ourselves—worried about finding an outfit now? Don’t worry; we have got it covered for you.
Here are a few FAQs about Holi outfits, practical, accessible accessories, and makeup tricks for you to prep up well.
Why Do People Always End Up Wearing White During Holi?
Who hasn’t heard the popular Amitabh Bachan’s “Rang barse” and “Hori khele Raghuveera”? I am sure we have all heard them on every Holi, and they are wearing perfect whites. So one reason for this white domination is Bollywood. Another usual explanation is that as Holi is a festival of colors, so you must look like a perfect canvas. White makes you look happy and peaceful. Now it might not be as vibrant and cheerful as the other colors in the palette, but it’s tranquil enough. The whole purpose of Holi is to spread happiness, and wearing it for years has been an ideal for numerous people.
It’s not written anywhere that something that is a culture for years is correct, and one should blindly follow it. In fact, we believe that the more colorful your dress on Holi, the better. So if you are looking for an ethnic collection that has a spice of vibrant colors, check out our top five picks and the tips to style them to perfection.
Light Green A-line Kurta
Our first pick for Holi outfits is this light green Chikankari Cotton Kurti. As it’s beating hot and we usually celebrate Holi in open spaces, you must invest your money in an outfit that will allow you to look effortless and also saves you from the heat. This straight-cut Kurti features a ban neck to ensure that you experience utmost comfort and full sleeves design to protect you from tan and color. It also has a very subtle undertone due to its minor kadhai work and light color, which will allow you to be a perfect colored canvas.
The scintillating Chikankari detailing on the kurta and white cotton palazzo makes it a bonafide traditional attire. So if you wish to pair this ensemble for Holi 2021 experiment with oxidized jewelry and a bold lip.
Colors Available: Brown, Blue, Light Green, Peach, Yellow, Rust, Grey, Beige, and Purple.
Fabric Type: Chikankari Cotton.
Embroidered Chanderi Silk Kurta
The second design that you can consider buying is Chanderi Silk. One of Chanderi silk’s biggest advantages is that it has a very dressy yet subdued tone to it, which can refine your entire look in minutes. The Kurti features semi-sleeves, a ban neck, and a calf-length with floral detailing all-over. The highlight of this Kurti set is its palazzo pants and organza dupatta. There is a scalloped design on both the palazzo and dupatta that is elevating the ordinary to extraordinary. As this ensemble is perfect in itself, we suggest that you just go for traditional Jutti footwear and keep the accessories at bay.
Colors Available: Purple, Green, Brown, Yellow, Blue, and Pink.
Fabric Type: Chanderi Silk.
Cotton short kurta with pants
If you are bored of wearing Kurti sets this year and want to try something ethnic and ideal for Holi, this can be your perfect choice. This multicolored designer cotton top is the best piece for these summers. The color and fabric of the top are extremely sensitive on the skin, and the loose-fitting of the ensemble will give it a very chic and comfortable vibe perfect for beating the heat when you play Holi. This Kurti top features a unique flower Leheriya print with semi to full sleeves. As the top features a round ban neck, you can wear a choker in a block color with Kolhapuri chappal.
Color Available: Multicolored top with white pants.
Fabric Type: Cotton.
Indo-Western Floral Dress
Another ideal outfit for experimenting with ethnic and western is this colorful mid-calf length dress. The romantic red and white pattern looks beautiful for a casual outing/date look, and the floral detailing all over will elevate your fashion quotient. This outfit is not too much and not too subtle. It features a floral print, a thin spaghetti strap, a V neckline, and a red waist belt. For refining its look even further, you can accessorize the outfit with tan-colored strappy footwear and add minimal earrings and red lips.
Color Available: Red and White
Fabric Type: Cotton.
Floral Printed Short Kurta
White is the dominant color of Holi, and now we know why. If you want to play safe and go with whites, who are we to stop. But to ensure you don’t exactly like you did last year, we have added a little spice of red flowers to the otherwise white outfit. This cotton Kurti is chic and absolutely stunning due to its round neckline and unique wrinkled bell sleeves. You can purchase this Kurti in the form of an ensemble with a set of flowing white palazzos. Accessorize it with a silver necklace, oxidized earrings, or absolutely anything, as this kurta will look good with everything. It’s a safe yet highly appealing choice.
Color Available: White
Fabric Type: Pure White.
Where to Buy Ideal Holi Outfits?
That was our top pick for Holi outfits. If you are wondering where to buy these captivating outfits, the entire collection is brought to you by Priya Chaudhary Label. The brand is created by a young fashion designer who has a connoisseur eye for craftsmanship, design, and fabric. Every product of the collection is woven to perfection using the finest and most delicate material. Therefore, if you liked the collection, don’t forget to visit Priya Chaudhary Label and buy a magical, colorful attire to style your Ethnic Self this Holi.