A kurta can be among the most versatile clothes to own. The flexibility of the quintessential kurta comes from the range of fabrics, styles, accessories it can be paired up with. From petite every day kurtas to plus size designer kurtis, here are 6 styles that every woman will love -
The Flared Chiffon and Georgette Kurta
The one kurta style that every woman can count on to fit her to perfection is a long sleeved chiffon georgette kurta with a bit of flare. This aqua embroidered kurta by designer Tarun Tahiliani is the perfect example of this style. Add on some grand embroidery such as the traditional chikankari work or sequins and zardosi embroidery and you have a definite winner. It is perfect for all formal occasions.
The Draped Kurta with Jacket
The latest fashion trends indicate a graceful blend of traditional ethnic Indian style with chic and functional outfits. Every woman must own a graceful draped kurta in silk net or a similar light fabric and blend it in with matching trousers. To highlight the Indo-western fusion, this can be teamed with a dark coloured or multicoloured jacket with intricate embroidery. This peach printed kurta and jacket set by designer Varun Bahl, one of the top designers in India, is the perfect example of what a stunner kurta looks like.
Raw Silk Floor Length Kurta and Fitted Pants
The one fabric that every Indian woman can certainly wear with grace and élan is raw silk. This mint green embroidered anarkali jacket set, Kisneel by Pam Mehta, is just the sort of thing every woman dreams of. A full sleeved floor length jacket in raw silk fabric with detailed embroidery paired perfectly with fitted pants in matching silk. It comes with a matching net dupatta.
Angrakha Style Kurta in Chanderi Silk
There’s a reason the rich and decadent chanderi silk is a favourite with women. There is nothing more graceful and sophisticated than this fabric. Now one kurta style that every woman will look chic and stylish in is a long sleeved angrakha style kurta in chanderi silk. Add on geometric prints or hand embroidered motifs and gold lace border and you have the perfect outfit. These can be paired with flared pants or fitted ones.
Short Kurta with Sharara and Cape
Short kurtas are all the rage. Every woman must know to work her way around a short kurta, mixing and matching flared shararas and fitted pants, sheer capes and embellished dupattas, halter necks and off shoulder styles with a short kurta.
Draped Kurta and Palazzo Pants
Can't make up your mind between a kurta and a gown? Here's just the thing that will make you look amazingly elegant - a draped kurta with a pair of flared palazzo pants in a soft fabric like satin or georgette. Or add just the right amount of panache by teaming this kurta set with a great designer jacket in a bold colour and with intricate embroidery.