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Style tips for Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Pongal

January 13, 2021 08:53 IST

These stylish yet comfy looks are perfect for a quiet celebration at home.

It's time to swap your sweatpants and PJs for some festive, colourful outfits!

With Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Maha Bihu and Lohri being celebrated on January 14, we show you how to pull off the ethnic look with style.

Stick to bright, vibrant colours

IMAGE: Want to jazz up your look or to add a little sparkle to your festive dressing?
Then stick to bright colours and bold prints.
Get inspired by Kiara Advani's stunning multi-coloured corset, which she paired with a lovely white-and-black polka-dotted sari.
No festive dressing is complete without accessories.
Just choose something fun that will bring some joy to your celebration.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Kiara Advani/Instagram

 

It's time you brought out your handloom saris 

IMAGE: 2020 didn't really give us the chance to dress up.
If a classic handloom sari is your thing, then bring out that ethnic sari stacked away in your wardrobe and set a new fashion trend this Pongal.
Make sure you style the sari differently and settle for an out-of-the-box blouse.
Even if you are celebrating at home, the sari is an all-time favourite look that can never go wrong.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Archana Jaju/Instagram

 

Layer your look with a shawl or dupatta 

IMAGE: It's still winter and the best time to dress in layered outfits.
Have a shawl in bright hues? Then team it with your kurta or anarkali like Swara Bhasker.
It's the perfect combination of ethnic style and comfort.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Swara Bhasker/Instagram

 

Embrace the traditional mojari 

IMAGE: Mojaris are the ideal choice if you're wearing a Punjabi-style suit or Patiala on Lohri.
Embellished or embroidered mojaris in bold colours will allow you to move around comfortably and up your style quotient as well.
After all the slipper fatigue during the lockdown, it's just the right time to put your fashion foot forward.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Fizzy Goblet/Instagram

 

Embrace a fuss-free look

IMAGE: The last thing you want is your outfit getting entangled in the manja as you head to the terrace to fly kites.
Pair comfort with style by choosing a look that lets you move around in ease.
All about cool and stylish comfort? Then you can always choose an all-white embellished kurta and team it with a sharara.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Anita Dongre/Instagram

 

Let the mask be your fashion staple

IMAGE: Whatever you do, don't forget to wear your mask when you step out.
Bored of the plain white and black mask?
Then jazz up your look with a two-toned mask like the one Aahana Kumra is wearing.
You can also opt for an embroidered mask that matches your outfit.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Aahana Kumra/Instagram

ANITA AIKARA