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Krishna Janmashtami 2017: Try these ethnic outfits to add glam to your style

If you are still clueless about what to wear for Janmashtami, then this guide may be helpful for you.
Indian dresses altered with western fashion bring...
Written by: India TV Lifestyle Desk New Delhi August 13, 2017 16:34 IST

Magic of Janmashtami can be felt in air much before its arrival. It is the day to celebrate birth of Lord Krishna who is believed to be the eight incarnation of Lord Vishnu. On Janmashtami, devotees offer prayers and bhog and keep a day long fast which they break on next day when Ashtami Tithi is over. At time when people are occupied in their personal and professional lives, festivals are an occasion for social gatherings. Festivals not only revive us spiritually but also refill enthusiasm in our monotonous schedule. 
It is important to look your best on such days. Specially ladies and young girls who are pretty excited as well as perplexed about how to style themselves in the trendy ethnic dresses. If you are still clueless about what to wear for Janmashtami, then this guide may be helpful for you. Indian dresses altered with western fashion will bring out the desi chic in you. You just have to buy or pick up the beautiful kurti or saree from your wardrobe and go for mix and match.


Anarkalis are never going to get out of fashion. Pairing your beautiful kurti or anarkali with wide legged pants is a style which you can opt for. You can go for ankle-length pants as well and match it with embroidered kurti.

Wide legged pants are perfect for any occasion.Wide legged pants are perfect for any occasion.


This combo is the latest and you should have this in your wardrobe. Dhoti pants and long skirt will save you whenever you are running short of dresses (pun intended). They are multi-taskers as they easily go with tops or short kurtis. For Janamashtami you just have to choose a tail-cut kurti and team it up with dhoti pant or long skirt.

Tail-cut kurta just go with anything, leggings, dhoti or skirt.Tail-cut kurta just go with anything, leggings, dhoti or skirt.

Cape kurtis look elegant as well as ravishing. They are the latest entry in the 2017 fashion book. You have a wide variety to choose from, varying from materials to designs. From net embroidered cape kurtis to straight cut cape kurtis all are available.

Cape styled kurtis are trendyCape styled kurtis are trendy

Though off shoulder are not new in fashion but they are fresh and never going to fade away. Pick up your bright colour off shoulder crop top and match it with lehenga or saree. Off shoulder blouses with frills, ruffles or net will add extra charm to your beauty. 

Off shoulder's grace is unmatchableOff shoulder's grace is unmatchable

If you want to make style statement, then here is another trendy dress of the season. Floral print lehenga is the perfect pick for Janmashtami. Just pair it with right accessories and girl, you're ready to slay!

Floral print lehenga can add charm to your personality.Floral print lehenga can add charm to your personality.

Our love for dupattas is immortal. If you don't like to look blingy on festivals and prefer to be sober, then this is your type. You can pick up contrasting heavily embroidered dupatta and pair it up with skirt-top, salwar suit or simple lehenga to give you that classy and graceful look that you were longing for. 

Dupatta is love. Right?Dupatta is love. Right?

You can drape your saree in different ways and pair it with unique blouses such as halter-neck or cape-styled. A wavy bun or messy bun will be cherry on top.

This blouse style looks beautifulThis blouse style looks beautiful





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