6 Types Of Basic Ethnic Wear

No matter how many dresses and sneakers you own but if you don’t have those few basic traditional wears you are definitely missing out on something. Your wardrobe is incomplete without them, as they not only give you that required desi touch but also sits elegantly on all body types.


Do I even need to explain why is this a wardrobe essential ? I think, you all are very much familiar with this term , but for those who have no idea , Saree is a piece of cloth which is draped around the body and is paired up with a blouse. And is mostly worn by the South Asian women. Its is a staple ethnic wear and though it is available is so many different materials like; Silk, Cotton, Net, Georgette, etc, you have a ton of options to choose from for any occasion.


Kurta itself is capable of fulfilling your different fashion needs. A solid black/white kurta can be styled in innumerable ways,trust me. They are so efficient and versatile that you can comfortably wear them to your college, office, for family gatherings and festivals too. It can be paired with leggings, palazzo, skirts and what not!

Salwar Kameez / Anarkali Suits

Salwar Kameez is a combination of a kurta and a pair of  flowy pants which are fitted around the ankles. Whereas, Anarkali is a long kurta with full sleeves paired up with a pair of palazzo or leggings. These combination goes well with any body type and can never go out of style.

Palazzo pants

These are a pair of flared trousers which are available in a variety of colors and designs. A simple Pair of palazzo can enhance your look to a different level, it can be teamed up with basic kurtas, kameez, tops, and even with jackets as it helps you to give a boho and indo-western look . It’s a must have for every girl .

Banarasi Dupattas

Here comes the game changer! Dupatta is something which can totally transform your outfit. Investing in some good colorful dupattas is so necessary. Banarsasi Dupatta is one of those, it gives you that royal touch and the rich colors can just boost up any outfit in seconds.

Kolhapuri Chappals

Having only the above items will not help you to get that perfect Indian look unless you have a pair of beautiful kolhapuris. These are handcrafted leather chappals (slippers) available in so many colors with a small pom pom. Though, there is variety of ethnic footwear available but kolhapuri is that one versatile thing which you can’t say no to.

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