India proclaims the start of festive season from the beginning of October till the end of November. It is the time when the entire country is tinged in colors of celebrations, enthusiasm and devotion. It begins with Navaratri followed by Dusshera and Diwali.

Cultural festivals indicate that  it’s time to clear up the wardrobes and pull out some elegant yet cool ethnic wears. Are you wondering which ethnic wear trends are going to rock the new year? 2015 has been an incredible year for fashionistas who decided to experiment and reveal some incredible jewels from their collection. What about this year? What’s “in” this season?

Statement jewelry continues to rule


No outfit is complete unless it is accessorized with ravishing jewelry. It’s time to adorn yourselves with bangles, danglers, jhumkas, necklaces and rings. You can consider experimenting with a variety of fusion jewelry, textures and finishes, enamel and stones. Heritage jewelry is making its revival just like the bold, statement jewelry that ruled 2015. But when you’re wearing chunky necklaces, you must master the art of going subtle with rest of your dress. That’s very important. Experiment a bit and rock the look.

Black is back!

Last year, it wasn’t wrong to quote “orange is the new black” as the fashion mantra. It was all about neon as well as bright orange colors. But this year, black makes a comeback!


So, if you haven’t had even one black piece in your wardrobe, it is time to go shopping. Benevolent black makes you look thinner too. Who wants more reason?!

Go for a Lehenga Dress


If you wish to look trendy, a straight cut lehenga dress is the best pick of the season. Not only does it make an impression but also matches up with any kind of flawless jewelry.  So consider wearing a straight cut lehenga with huge danglers to get that perfect ethnic look which makes you look different from others.

Fusion is festive!


This year, fusion of Western and Indian wear is going to take a new turn. Indian traditional embroidery on maxi dresses or crop tops with lehengas. Trends like these will see a new start and rise exponentially making an opulent style statement.

Get digital


Yes, not only is the industrial world getting eminent at going “digital” but also the fashion world. Digital prints are now being used for ethnic dresses like Anarkalis, kurtis, sarees and so on. Plain dress with digital print dupatta or a floor length Anarkali dress in digital print will surely give you a broad, up-to-the-minute and contemporary look.

Extended kurtis with trendy palazzos

palazzosThe craze for palazzo pants has been hyped recently and they add dazzling effect to your entire ensemble. Palazzos are available in various fabrics. You can make a choice from a wide variety. Shimmer or net palazzos can be paired with unique printed kurtis or suits to rock any social gathering this festive season.

They are sure shot eye catchers making you the center of attraction!

The comfort mandate

As they say, “If it doesn’t bring comfort, it’s not fashion!”,


Be it ethnic or non-ethnic, simple or bold fashion quotes itself only if it brings comfort. Women are becoming more conscious about the kind of fabric they wear. Being aware of what’s in vogue, you must also make sure that you feel comfortable and are able to confidently carry yourself!

These above mentioned trends will help you make the right choice and nail the look this festive season. You can then flaunt your looks in front of your cousins, family, friends etc.


If you are crazy about getting out and shopping trying out different things at different stores you know what to look for! If you are preoccupied with hectic schedules or do not like to “go” shopping, you can purchase stuff online! But remember that its not just following the trend, it’s about wearing what you believe in.

The American fashion designer, Ralph Lauren,  quotes

“Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.”

Happy festive season beautiful pals!

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