Traditional or Western: The right choice for Holi?

  • Deepa Gupta | New Delhi

    March 9, 2017 | 10:40 AM
Indian woman

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Just few days for Holi! It's time to shop and make up your mind on what to wear on Holi.

Clothes are an integral part of every festival. Holi, the festival of colours, has its essence deep in vibrant clothes to a great extent. What you wear is not only a reflection of your personality but it symbolises the colourful festival too.

On Holi, everyone loves to dress up in his own style and colour. Some like to wear traditional and some contemporary. There is nothing wrong in opting to look mode and fashionable. Yet, it is essential to stay connected with culture, especially on festive occasions.

Dressing up traditionally is not just to show others that you value your cultural norms. It’s more about expressing your gratitude towards your traditional family values. Moreover, wearing traditional clothes during festival is more ideal.

The type of clothes worn on Holi affect the attitude of individuals. A pure white cotton kurta and churidaar is the best possible outfit for men. It looks very stylish and also remains comfortable. You can team it up with a Gandhi topi that completes the Holi look. For young girls and women, a well-fitted white cotton salwar-kameez is the best idea to look hot as well as elegant. Drape a colourful Satrangi dupatta in a contemporary style over it. The colour white is a cool choice. It permits the liveliness of an array of bright colours to reflect in full swing. Comfy cotton gives a beach like feel to get wet and dry up quickly under the sunshine. These types of clothes protect the body from colours keeping it almost fully covered.

A white kurta-pyjama and salwar-kameez are the classic style of Holi scenes in famous Bollywood films too. You will certainly experience an enchanting sensation upon wearing them. They attract much more waves from the enthusiastic ambiance and help you to imbibe them. The special clothing brings out your inner naughtiness, excitement and joy with much more comfort than the Western wear while playing with colours and water. Having a unique aesthetic appeal, they give a chic look in decent way.

Try them this year and feel the difference. If you are going through a busy schedule and have no time to go on a shopping spree, you can buy these simple traditional outfits online. Online stores offer great discount and timely doorstep delivery. So, click and pick your snowy attire and get set to drench in the colourful water relishing your new bleached avatar.

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