5 Essentials of an Indian Wardrobe

Posted by Sagarika Kar on

Traditional Indian wardrobes for women can be an elaborate affair with collection of sarees in different textures and fabrics, elaborate jewellery and accessories for the many different ensembles, regular Salwar Kameez sets for an everyday casual attire, lehenga cholis for the many festivals India has. It can be a daunting task to even start your collection for the 'desi closet'. In this article, we want to cut through the clutter and stick to the basics. The simple Indian outfits that can help you wade through the different festivals and occasions in style. Stock these five elements and start your Indian closet today.

1. Silk Saree

A saree is an absolute basic attire in every Indian wardrobe. Extremely versatile, this 6 yards of fabric can be draped in several different styles to create completely different outlooks. Steeped in history and tradition, the origins of a saree can be actually traced back to Indus Valley Civilization at 2800 BC. Of course, the garment has evolved both in style and fabric from then and made its way in almost every closet in India. Sarees today are available in a myriad different fabrics ranging from slinky, flowy chiffon and georgette to comfortable every day cottons to more festive and traditional Silks.

We suggest to opt for a pure silk saree as your venture in the world of sarees, simply because nothing can beat the elegance and look of a Silk saree for any occasion, be it wedding or a special evening out. Explore the collection of silk sarees in the Indien boutique today.

Yellow Meenakari Banarasi Silk | Indien Boutique

2. Basic Designer Blouse

Next on our list is a basic Indian blouse. A well fitted and designed blouse can go a long way in enhancing your look and bringing out the diva in you. A cleverly designed blouse can be paired with not only sarees in different fabrics but also lehengas or indo fusion skirts. We suggest going for basic shades like black, white or red so that it can be coupled with a multitude of shades. Another clever option is actually going for tones of gold, silver or bronze. These shades not only can be paired with virtually any color but also brings a natural richness to your entire ensemble and sets you apart.

Today, blouses too are available in many fabrics, styles, cuts and textures. We suggest starting with a simple silk one to get the maximum utility. Explore collection of many such options of blouses in Indien boutique today.

Red Brocade Blouse - Indien Boutique

3. Cotton Salwar Kameez

Salwar Kameez is yet another staple in an Indian closet. Today, this probably is the most popular every day outfit opted in India and parts of neighboring countries (like Pakistan, Bangladesh) as well. This usually is a three piece suit with the top or Kameez, a bottom or salwar and a trailing scarf or the dupatta. There are many variants in the styling and make of a salwar kameez but we suggest in investing on a comfortable stylish cotton salwar kameez that can be your friend on a hot sunny day adding style and comfort to your day trips with friends or family. Explore the range of stylish Salwar kameez on Indien Boutique today.

Red floor length kurti palazzo set - Indien Boutique

4. Lehenga Choli

Lehenga Choli, originally, was a more popular attire in the northern regions on Indian subcontinent. This was part of royal attire amongst ancient ruling royalties. and is usually reserved, even today as a more festive attire worn by women, in weddings and festivals. However, owing to the elegant and regal look it brings to the table, lehenga choli has become increasingly popular over the last couple of decades all over India. It has, thus also made its way in our list today. We suggest to indulge in a stylish Lehenga Choli to liven up your wardrobe and for your more festive occasions. It is simpler to manage than a Saree, very elegant and perfect for a night of festivities. Opt for one of the popular choices in Lehenga Cholis from Indien Boutique today. 

 Navy Blue Silk Lehenga Choli - Indien Boutique

5. Ethnic Jewellery Set

Last, but in no way the least, on our list is an authentic ethnic jewellery set. No one can deny the importance of accessory to complete one's outfit. It can either make or break a look. We recommend to add a jewellery set to your wardrobe. Go for a gold based one if most of your wardrobe has tones of yellow, orange or gold. Optionally, pick a oxidized silver set for a rustic yet contemporary look. Depending on the styling and work on your outfit, stand out in the crowd by adding the right accessory - just heavy pair of earrings, or a fashionable potli bag or an interesting pendant. Explore a wide range of Jewellery collection at Indien boutique and pick the right one for you. 

Kundan Choker Set with Matching Earrings - Indien Boutique

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