Are you worried about how to make a style statement this Raksha Bandhan? Not to fret any more. Like A Diva brings to you a complete style guide for a voguish look. It is quite a task to select an outfit which perfectly matches the festive spirit while complementing your personal style. And once the outfit is selected, thinking about makeup, hairstyle, accessories and footwear give a shiver down the spine. Here are some expert tips to ensure you look an ethnic diva this Raksha Bandhan.
Look Fab In Flared Anarkali
A perfect blend of grace and glamour, Anarkali suit appeals every woman with its flattering silhouettes. Over the years fashion designers have given this traditional attire a contemporary spin. Adorned with delicate embellishments, intricate embroidery and flowing panels, Anarkali suit lend rich and regal aura and you feel like a Princess donning it. Fitted at the top, followed by the flares, Anarkali accentuates your figure. Floor-sweeping Anarkali floors every girl with its ethnic charm. For Raksha Bandhan dressing, go ethnic with Anarkali Suits and slay it girl!
Enchanting Lehenga Choli
Intricately embroidered designer Lehenga Choli dress is an extravagant outfit perfect for festive dressing. It gives rich and luxurious feel when you slip into this royal ensemble. While buying a lehenga choli for Raksha Bandhan, choose brighter color palette including hues of magenta, red, blue, orange and yellow. You can go for a front-open kalidar Anarkali with a heavy work bodice embellished with zari work, stones or gota patti work and team it with a lehenga. Anarkali jacket with lehenga or skirt is the top trend that’s doing round in the fashion circuits. The beauty of this style is that on a festive occasion, you can wear it with lehenga and rock the ethnic look and if you are getting ready for a party, you can pair it up with pants or trousers, giving the ethnic attire a trendy twist. Pants give you a smarter look while making it comfortable for you to carry the flared outfit.
Designer Salwar Suits
If you don’t want to experiment too much then a stunning salwar suit is the best bet. A wide range of embroidered and embellished Salwar Kameez options are available online. You can choose from an array of these outfits made out of various fabrics including cotton, crepe, silk, georgette and net. An astonishing collection of salwar kameez adorned with stone work, sequins, zari or gota patti work, is perfect for this Raksha Bandhan. Select your piece carefully and as per your requirement, and for sure you’ll be able to pull off this look with elan.
When you put on a traditional attire on a festive occasion, it’s important that your hairstyle goes well with the dress. There are some trendy hairstyles that complement any ethnic outfit. From normal braid to side swept one to a neat bun, you can try anything that suits your face. With traditional outfits, braid hairstyles goes pretty fine. You can try French braid or fishtail or side braid. You can also straighten your hair and keep them open. In case, you don’t want to keep your hair open, then pull your hair back into a neat bun.
Magic Of Makeup
Your designer ensemble will be of no use if your makeup is not in place. Festive makeup can be a tedious task. Begin with cleaning and moisturising your face, and then apply a foundation that goes best with your skin tone. After the foundation, use the concealer to cover up the dark circles or blemishes. Follow up with some loose powder for a flawless finish. After this use a highlighter on the tip of your nose, cheekbones and chin for that glow on your face. If the colour of your outfit is light, go for a bold shade of lipstick, like pink, red or orange and if planning to wear a bright outfit, pick a light shade or opt for a nude lip colour. Go for winged eyeliner look with a touch of mascara. Complete the look by applying blush to your cheeks.
Accessories and Footwear
When you dress up for Raksha Bandhan, make sure you accessorise your look with ethnic jewellery. Jhumkis look amazing with a traditional outfit. You can adorn your forehead with a maang tikka. Go for a graceful single strand tikka made of coloured stones that complement your dress. Make a statement with an ethnic ring. Bangles add a touch of femininity to your look. Complete your look with a pair of mojris, which can be worn with any traditional outfits like Anarkalis, salwar kameez and lehengas.