8 Ideas to Help You Pick Outfits for ‘Lohri’ & ‘Pongal’ Celebrations!

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It’s that time of the year again! With Makar Sankranti around the corner, we will soon begin to see celebrations in many states of the country. Celebrated to welcome the harvest season, Makar Sankranti or Lohri or Pongal is one of the biggest festivals in the Indian celebration calendar. The festival is celebrated in the north and south parts of India and is considered to be a reason for extensive celebration in houses graced by a new bride. If you are a new bride prepping for one of these festivals, here is what you should wear.  Take a look.

lohri

For Lohri:

Patiala

Peach Gota Patti Kurta Patiala Suit for INR 4049

patiala suit

Red Bandhani Printed Kurta Patiala Set for INR 4099

bandhani patiala

You can never ever go wrong on Lohri with a classic Punjabi Patiala! From a simple suit paired with a heavy Phulkari to a stunning embellished suit with a sober dupatta, a Patiala paired with gorgeous Amritsari juttis is sure to be your go-to outfit for Lohri!

Ethnic Wear

Shararas

Red Solid Sharara Set for INR 4800

RED SHARARA

Red & Yellow Sharara Set for INR 2919

RED AND YELLOW SHARARA

Shararas have made a grand comeback into the Indian fashion world and, everybody we see these days, is rocking a pretty one. Get a pretty sharara embellished in a traditional Punjabi gota and see how you woo hearts!

Lehenga

Multi-colored Brocade Lehenga for INR 2500

BROCADE LEHENGA

Purple Silk Foil Printed Lehenga for INR 2700

PURPLE LEHENGA

Lehenga is the answer to all your style dilemmas! Pair a heavy lehenga skirt with a crop top or a kurti to get Lohri-ready. You can even experiment a little with fabrics and get yourself an outfit in rich Benarasi or Paithani silk to stand out from the rest on this special day.

Anarkali

Dark Pink Solid Anarkali Set for INR 4499

pink anarkali

Yellow Floral Anarkali Kurta for INR 1499

FLORAL ANARKALI

Anarkali suits and A-line gowns are indeed the most graceful silhouettes and no bride can go wrong wearing one on Lohri. These outfits also look extremely pretty with your bridal chooda and the entire look makes you look every inch of the new bride that you are!

Saree

Orange Zari Saree for INR 2523

orange saree

 

Pink Embellished Saree for INR 11,999

PINK SAREE

We really do not have to sell this much, do we? A saree is the most loved Indian outfit ever and, Lohri is the perfect occasion to wear one. The weather on Lohri is generally pleasant for wearing a saree. You can even throw in a beautiful shawl if you feel the evening getting cooler.

For Pongal

Kanjeevaram

rekha

kanjeevaram

You knew we would go on raving about our love for sarees here, didn’t you *wink, wink.* Kanjeevaram sarees are one of the richest and the most expensive types of silks that are loved by most Indian women and why not? From their shine to the fall of their drape, these sarees emit absolute class and make for a perfect outfit on festive occasions. The evergreen diva Rekha, for instance, is a big fan of Kanjeevaram sarees. (Related Reads: All of our favorite looks from Netflix’s Meenakshi Sundareshwar & ways to recreate them.)

Half Sarees

deepika padukone

Another traditional classic, the half saree is South India’s take on a lehenga and is made of rich luscious silks just like the Kanjeevaram. The half saree when paired with stunning temple jewelry borrowed from your bridal trousseau, would definitely make for a gorgeous ensemble on Pongal.

The Kasavu

kasavu saree

The royal white and golden combination, commonly seen in sarees worn in the South, falls under the Kasavu type of sarees. These are simple yet very sophisticated cotton sarees that can make anybody look as radiant as the moon when paired with gold jewelry and flowers in the hair. So, how are you dressing up this Lohri and Pongal? Let us know in the comments below.

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