Salwar Suits and Ethnic Dresses are the life blood of every Indian woman’s closet. They are versatile, smart, comfortable and offer umpteen options. While there are certain evergreen classics that never go out of fashion and have a relentless appeal, you would also find some trendy and faddish options that seem to come and go.
With every season, there is a reason you should add to or arrange your eternally fashionable Suits’- also known as Punjabi Dress – closet. New Kurtis, Anarkalis, Palazzos, Frocks, Churidaars and more throng the markets every season, and you would surely not wish to be left behind. Plus, this evaluation also helps you dig out the hidden treasures from past seasons, which may be back in fashion! To help you with this task, we bring you a comprehensive list of New Suit Trends You Got to Have in Your Wardrobe.
If you already are someone who knows how to re-arrange, reinvent and revise your closet with every changing year or season – well, you have us! We would love to learn from you – and hear your tips. For others – we bring great fashion suggestion – keeping at center the most versatile and practical piece of clothing in your Indian wardrobes – the magical Indian Suits –
Palazzos and other wide hemmed bottoms are here to stay. To add extra spice to your new season style, choose Palazzo suits with an edge – like this one, which has colorful bell-bottomed palazzos with lovely Shibori detail and a regal cape like straight kameez with high side slits. A royal ensemble with just a touch of youthful casual appeal – great for a friend’s sangeet and cocktail party!
Like Plazos, trousers are here to stay too. More and more women – of all ages are choosing slim pants, cigarette pants and trousers of varied styles. Along with this, long kameez silhouettes will rule the style lists in 2018, as they are flattering and slimming. Choose your trousers suits in deep, solid colors that will help you stand out at every occasion. This one has a chic combination of trim pants and a flowy kameez with a printed panel detail. This is what you call a fierce fashion pick – for occasions that demand a stamp of your unique identity!
Prints and paintings’ inspired woven motifs made a huge comeback a couple of years back and are still going strong Beginning with floral sarees and dresses, prints soon swamped our wardrobes. They ruled Garba /Navratri nights and wedding sangeet parties. Amidst prints and woven motifs too, abstract prints/ woven motifs inspired from international art emerged as the winners. These gorgeous fabric bases require no ostentation. This makes them popular for party-wear lehengas and party-wear Anarkalis. This trend will enjoy heightened popularity in 2018, so you should also pick one such trendy designer suit – like this floor-length, Indo-Western gorgeousness for girly nights, dinner dates and a colleague’s impeding wedding.
Ethnic designs and silhouettes inspired by the Mughal and Persian era and the Middle Eastern style have always been popular. Pakistani suits are also extremely popular these days, given their awesome attention to detail and intricacy of work. Keeping in tune with this affection for Nawabi styles, Shararas and Gararas made a comeback this season. These make quirky bottoms that can be paired with short kameezes or long ones. So, do pick a magical Sharara suit dress for the new wedding season, if you want to create a look that will stand out. Pick this pastel colored stunning Sharara for functions and occasions that demand the display of your fun, vibrant and vivacious side…maybe a sangeet or mehendi function, or for a special day, when you want all the spotlights on you!
White Majestique! Princely prettiness for true princesses! There always should be classy additions to your wardrobes – styles, colors and cuts that are not likely to go out of trend, any time soon. If you feel this one would be too formal, think of it as the grand suit of the year. You could wear this graceful suit at any age or stage – be it one of your own pre-wedding function or your beloved sister’s roka ceremony – this smart creation will hold you in good fashion stead, all through this season and even beyond.
Whatever we may say, we will never have enough work suits. For Indian girls too, this adage stands true, as we can’t have enough classic suits. Simplicity wins! So, do not forget to tote this lovely – subtle yet rich churidaar suit in lightly embroidered silk. This one spells gorgeous grace for everyday needs – vibrant office-wear suit for those chilly winter meetings, when you want brightness, not just to beat the greys outside!
Always add pieces to your closet that can be easily dressed up or down. These picks should be in subtle colors and designs, like this off-white palazzo suit that spells regal, understated elegance! This one is made in a classic shape that is not over-powering – pin a duppatta across shoulders and you are set for meetings. Later, when you wish to head straight from work to a party, redo the drape, add dangling earrings and an updo with tasteful make-up – and you are good to go! This one’s perfect for meetings, parties and functions – when you want your personality to shine, as everything (and everyone) else fades into the background.
2017 will be the year of casual, relaxed glam. With so much talk surrounding the need for a relaxed, unhurried vibe for women, the effects are bound to show in the fashion choices. So, ensure you pick stylish Indo-Western suits that will carefully blend both the aspects of the latest fashion rage – chic, modish and relaxed appeal, blended stylishly with elegant, feminine Indian silhouettes. Like this gorgeous ode-to-prints blue suit with palazzo pants and breezy tunic. Great for day-wear charm at coffee dates, shopping days out with gal pals, feisty tete-a-tetes at work or simply a day when you want an Indo-Western pick me up!
Lure of Layers! Just like the bottoms, the kameez or top wear of the Indian suit is undergoing a great deal of evolution. While new fashions are constantly hitting us, the best thing is now nothing is really out-of-line. You can experiment as much as you can – with cuts, styles, layers, hemlines, lengths, fabrics – you name it! Look at this lovely layered suit which is absolutely unique! Chic asymmetrical hemlines stand out gloriously on printed palazzos – a quirky appeal that will continue to rule the roost in 2017!
After the deep, dark colors of winters, we will see a revival of a lovely trend – pastels. Pastels have a dreamy, girly vibe, and have the ability to calm and soothe us. These pleasant light hues are not only great for summers, but also look wonderful at all times of the year in day-wear ensembles, salwar suits and sarees. When you plan your new year suits wardrobe, thus, don’t forget this timeless element. Pick a flattering, long kameez and churidaar suit in gorgeous pastels as your work-wear.
Blush on! If lighter colors are expected to make a comeback, pinks, nudes, skin hues are being touted as the colors of the year. So, how can you not pick one amazing Indian suit in a lovely, feminine pink! However much we may talk about equality of sexes and all that – we know that pink and its eternal charm will always win our hearts. Plus, this is a hue that never really will make you feel dull or drab. So, do invest in this instant pick-me-up – in an ode to the gorgeous color of the year!!
Okay, I know I seem biased towards the whites and their stunning palette, but don’t you think this is one hue that will always make you a winner! Well, with white, let’s introduce a new, hot trend – Poncho Suits – which are so chic that they speak for themselves.
When talking of fashionable choices for a brand New Year, how can we forget talking about a work-worthy style that’s making waves right now! The Empire line slit Indo-Western tunics, which are great for showing off that svelte figure. Mix understated, English hues with vibrant Indian colors or deep intense hues like black, and get a magic potion that will keep you ahead in the fashion as well as competitive rat race. Like this stunning, elegant and corporate-ready grey and black fusion sheer skirt suit. This is a perfect combination for those who can’t handle much of the Indian fervor.
Another work ready lovely suit with Kashmiri designs and deep colors that will be perfect for winters and monsoons… This Indian suit will be your go-to suit always, because it will not let you feel low, even on the bad/ low days. Flattering, high fashion and rich, this straight, long suit is great for women of all ages. Kitty parties, gossip sessions, shopping strolls – all are other reasons, you must not forget to grab this one.
Okay, we are almost at the end of this must-have Indian Suits list, and we yet don’t have a black salwar suit. Well, that’s hara-kiri! You can’t have a trend list without the eternally chic black – can you? No! So, however high fashion whites may be, and however haute pastels may be expected to become – black will still remain a favorite. And, when you are picking a black beauty – why not pick something that’s so majestic and magnificent that you yourself won’t stop admiring it – like this velvet beauty!
Just like the blacks, the lure of solids and deep colors is eternal. These colors may remain dormant at the back of your wardrobe, but whenever they make an appearance – they will win compliments and praises. Plus, nothing looks more regal and graceful than a deep, jewel tone at formal occasions, weddings, festivities and evening dinners. Choose this all-encompassing, splendid, floor-length Anarkali with subtle styling in deep blue for special days!