Cool, chic and ethnic, this season go traditional and classy with front slit suits. Choose from a range of colours, patterns and styles!
So you think that you have perfect dresses for every occasion in your wardrobe! You may have the best dress and gowns but no wardrobe is complete without trendy Indian attire. Classic and comfortable, the Indian suits are quite easy to carry and move in and look good on everybody frame. They go on all kinds of occasion. Designer sarees, gorgeous anarkalis, chic long skirts, graceful kurtas and so on, the list is endless. The rich fabrics, solid colours and variety of embellishments make the ethnic wear appealing and stunning. The various kinds of Indian styles are salwar kameez, suits, sarees, lehengas, skirts and anarkalis.
The Vibrant Shades of Ethnicity- Latest Trend of Kurtis
Contrasting hues, large prints and stylish trends- what do you think if all of these are combined as one ethnic piece? Yes, kurtis is the combination. Kurtis have become the modern salwar kameez. Talking of vogue and peppiness, the fashion world is ruled by a variety of kurti styles. Kurtis now are not a basic, simple casual wear but has undergone a huge transition in its styles and patterns. It has also become a formal as well as party wear outfit.
Five Essential Kurtis for Your Wardrobe
Talking about kurtis, there are five types of kurtis that you should include in your wardrobe.
- Cotton Kurtis with Side Cut- Cotton kurtis are perfect for every season. Basic shades such as black and white look elegant. Go floral prints, geometric patterns and broad borders. The side cut adds to the fashion statement of the simple kurti.
- Short Kurtis- A short kurti in bright hues and simple prints can be worn with trousers and jeans like a tunic. They look like a top but with an ethnic hint. Complete your look with jhumkis and a bindi; it looks funky and sweet.
- Maxi Style Ankle- This is the most common kind of kurti also known as Pakistani style. The kurti goes all the way down to your ankles which looks gorgeous. You can pair it up with leggings, jeans or palazzos depending on the occasion.
- Anarkali Style- This style is from the time of the Mughals. It fits at your bust line and flares to the bottom below the knee. This makes you look girly and chic.
- A- Line Kurtis– It is the most popular among girls. It reaches till the calf level and the flare from the waist below give it an ‘A’ shape; hence the name. It suits the hourglass figure.
Designer Kurtis with Different Cuts
Kurtis now are not the simple A line ones. With changing fashion trends, kurtis have evolved in their styles, patterns and prints. The hottest trend in the kurtis is the cuts. The various kinds of cuts make the kurti more attractive and elegant. It gives a fresh look to the boring and simple kurti. The fashion designers today are trying out and creating new styles; infusing western ideas to ethnic looks. You have unusual colours, fun pattern and quirky designs to get that contemporary look.
The basic cut is the front open slit cut. A slight cut in the centre of the kurta gives it a different look to the otherwise simple attire. Choose bright, monochrome shades
For a more glamorous appeal, go for side slit suit. The side slit is more comfortable and gives a boho chic look. It makes one look slim because of the layered slit. Wear it with pants, churidars or palazzos.
The Ultra-modern Front Slit Suit
Among the slit suits kind, the front slit is the most common yet the stylish one. It gives a very subtle look. The front slit is an addition to the basic kurta, the essential difference being the cut. The kurta is just like any other normal kurta with a stylish cut in the front that gives it an elegant look. You can wear it with or without dupatta, both looks elegant and amazing.
The Varying Size of the Slit
The front open slit suit has two kinds of slit length:
- The Bottom Slit: This is the basic slit size. The cut is at the bottom of the kurta that ends a little above the knee. You can find it mostly in bright, single shades which are commonly known as kaftans. These kind of kurtis can be td up with palazzos and pants with broad cuffs.
- High Waist Slit– It is a more gorgeous form of basic slit suit. The slit cut goes up to the bust line which fits perfectly. The long slit panels flow all the way down till the ankles giving it the anarkali kind of look. The best fabric to choose in this kind of slit suit is georgette. Heavy and light to wear, the slits are also transparent; best for those who have a flat tummy to flaunt. It goes well with designer long skirts, printed palazzos and straight, chic pants. For a casual look, it can also go well with your regular jeans.
Fabrics and the Hues
The most common fabric in front slit suit is cotton and crepe. The embroidery, printed patterns and colours like orange, white and pink looks quite alluring and attractive. If you want to experiment with your look, go Indo-Western. The slit kurta with a designer skirt adds a flare, ruffled look to your body frame. This gives an ethnic grace to the whole look of the outfit. If you want a more heavy and designer look, go for large prints and zari embroidery.
Play with Different Styles and Look Beautiful!
Choose light fabrics like georgette or chiffon for everyday wear. Heavy materials like silk and brocade is perfect for weddings and parties. Dazzle up your look with a stylish bag a quirky hairdo and glittering earrings. Complete the look with superb stilettoes heels or wedges or studded flats for a comfortable look.