6 *Interesting* Ways To Pair Ethnics With Western Wear

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When it comes to dressing for a particular event, we often find ourselves in a conundrum. And there’s one particular question that keeps popping up again and again: “Shall I wear something ethnic or western?” And as an answer to that, we say—Why not both? After all, there’s a reason why “Indo-western” is one of the most popular style terms in our country.

ethnic wear

India is a melting pot of innumerable cultures and that reflects in our clothing. Taking inspiration from that, you can make dressing up more fun by merging both traditional and contemporary elements in your outfits. It’s not just fashionable but also incredibly practical. Combining western and ethnic pieces can help you curate looks that are appropriate for a variety of events. Festive event at the office? Done. Best friend’s intimate wedding? Signed, sealed, and delivered!

Having said all that, here are six versatile Indo-Western outfit ideas for you to take inspiration from. The best part? You can shop for all the pieces mentioned!

Look 1: Style Maven

Wear it for Date night

Starting off the list with the easiest way of perfecting that Indo-Western look. Achieve this look by simply pairing statement Indian jewelry with a sultry co-ord set. Your date will not be the only person showering you with compliments.

Off White Solid Crop Top Set

crop top

MultiColor Kundan Necklace

kundan necklace

Elephant Design Bangles


Look 2: Gypsy Princess

Wear it for Drinks with the girls

Remember how Carrie Bradshaw used to dress during the early 2000s? Well, that style is coming back again. Make it yours with an Indian touch. The corset-dhoti combination goes perfectly well with a glass of Cosmopolitan in your hand.

Buti Print Corset


Peach Solid Drape Pant

peach pants

Look 3: Uptown Girl

Wear it for: That posh party you’re excited for

If the last look was experimental, this is pure class. This is you at your best. In order to lend an Indian flair to your couture-esque dress, why not skip the heels and evening bag for bedazzled juttis and a chic potli?

Pink Short Dress

Pink Dress

Cindrella Pink Juttis


Peach Zardosi Potli

zardosi potli

Look 4: Boho Babe

Wear it for Your brother’s sangeet

Lockdown weddings have taught us an important lesson: comfort is key. Keeping that in mind, pair your heavily embroidered skirt with an easy-breezy crop top. It’s all about the contrast.

Off White Crop Top

crop top

Blue Embroidered Skirt

Blue Skirt

Look 5: Brocade Goddess

Wear it for Your office Diwali party

Dressing for ethnic events in a corporate setting can be hard. You don’t want to wear a boring outfit but also don’t want to end up looking OTT. The solution? Pair these stunning brocade pants with a slightly simple but still statement-worthy white shirt. The best of both worlds indeed.

Pink Brocade Pant

pink trouser

White Shirt

White Shirt

Look 6: Ms. Elegant

Wear it for: A daytime exhibition

The humble saree is India’s answer to blue jeans. It’s incredibly versatile and can be paired with a gazillion items. Today, we’re feeling like this glossy collared top paired with a lightweight scallop-hem saree. Isn’t it equal parts chic and comfortable?

Glossy Green Top

Green Top

Pink Embroidered Saree

Pink Saree

No matter which outfit matches your current mood, don’t forget to check out The Wedding Brigade Shop for these exact pieces and much more!

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