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5 Essential Indian Outfits Every Woman Should Own
08 th Sep 2014

Every woman has a few wardrobe staples – a couple of pairs of jeans that fit snugly, formal trousers, tees, a white shirt, a black shirt, feminine skirts and dresses and loads of accessories. In a bid to have the best of the clothes for day to day use, many women tend to ignore the need to stock up on Indian outfits. As a result, when it comes to an occasion that calls for Indian wear, they are left staring at a wardrobe that does not have much to offer.

In order to make sure that you don’t have to face a similar predicament again, we have put together five Indian outfits that every woman should have in her wardrobe. After going through the styles, you can browse through our selection of Indian wear online and buy similar dazzling Indian sarees online or look for a breathtaking lehenga online.

We guarantee that once you start browsing through our collection of fabulous outfits, you won’t stop. So go ahead and read on for ideas to stock up on fabulous outfits. That way, you will not just be prepared for any festive occasion or gathering but will also be the center of all the attention in your gorgeous outfit.

1. Silk Saree

The most important Indian outfit in any woman’s wardrobe is the silk saree. Silk is the quintessential saree fabric and a well draped silk saree makes you look elegant and graceful. Silk sarees come in a variety of colours, textures and designs. Depending on your preference and taste, you can choose from silk sarees that range from being simple and elegant to being luxurious and lavish. You can also dress up a silk saree with elaborate jewellery or dress it down by wearing just a single piece of jewellery. When a piece of garment is as versatile as this, there is no way you cannot have a silk saree in your wardrobe.

With the option to buy Indian sarees online, all you need to do is to pick a colour and design of your choice from the selection that we have on offer. If you are looking for a unique and one of a kind outfit for a festive occasion, may we suggest this amazing brown gold saree with stone and sequin embellishments by Narendra Kumar? You can buy this impressive Indian wear online and be rest assured that when it reaches you, it will make for a precious addition to your wardrobe.

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2. Embellished Sarees

While silk sarees are a favourite among the wedding crowd, a lot of women are now opting for lighter fabrics like chiffon and georgette that are easier to drape. While you are browsing to buy Indian sarees online, you are sure to come across such sarees. These sarees are festooned with exquisite stone and sequin embellishments and are a great buy for any wedding or festive occasion.

While buying Indian sarees online, remember to read the description of the outfit to get a fair idea about the details on the outfit. If we had to pick a unique embellished saree for you, we’d pick the gorgeous yellow Tahseen Saree by Anita Dongre has a beautifully embroidered, eye-catching border. The matching coloured embroidered top teamed with the saree makes it look stunning and truely stand out. This saree is a great option for wedding parties and a worthy addition to your wardrobe.

Tahseen Saree by Anita Dongre | 5 Essential Indian Outfits Every Woman Should Own


3. Lehenga

While many of you may argue that a lehenga is mostly associated with bridal wear and not as a festive essential, we beg to differ. After a saree, if any outfit comes close to living up to the grandeur of Indian weddings and festivals, it is the lehenga. If you are sceptical about the fit while buying a lehenga online, let us assure you that the lehengas we offer can all be customized and tailored to fit you like a dream. What’s more, for women looking to buy a lehenga online, we offer exclusive and exquisite pieces by prominent Indian designers.

You can browse through our Indian wear online to find some stunning lehengas that can be worn for a family wedding or festive occasions. This Blush Pink Georgette Lehenga Set by Devnaagri consists of a choli style blouse with embroidered detailing all over and a tip-up back. It is pair with a light pink embroidered skirt with a matching border along the hem. The outfit is ideal for women looking for a distinctive lehenga online. Pair it with chunky silver jewellery and we can assure you that you will be destowed with compliments where ever you go.

Blush Pink Georgette Lehenga Set by Devnaagri | 5 Essential Indian Outfits Every Woman Should Own


4. Anarkali Suit

For occasions where you do not want to be overdressed, an anarkali suit is the best option – it is traditional, comfortable, easy to wear, dressy and not very over the top. Anarkali suits come in different styles that suit almost all kinds of body types. This makes an anarkali suit easiest to pick when buying Indian wear online, since all you need to be sure about is the way the colour will look on you. Also, it is one of the most widely available Indian wear online, making it easy for you to pick an outfit.

An anarkali suit can be worn for weddings and festive occasions with matching jewellery and a jewelled clutch. For more formal dos, skip the elaborate jewellery and stick to simple and elegant pieces like diamond earrings or a delicate bracelet. While buying this Indian wear online, you can pick from traditional fabrics like raw silk, cotton and silk or go in for lightweight and flowy fabrics like chiffon and georgette. Here is a Pretty Pastel Anarkali by Nidhika Shekhar that we think is a versatile outfit for your wardrobe. You can jazz it up with a large jhumka  and bangles for a wedding or finish the look with a simple clutch for a more formal do.

Pretty Pastel Anarkali by Nidhika Shekhar | 5 Essential Indian Outfits Every Woman Should Own


5. Salwar Kameez

Last but not the least, how can we forget the salwar kameez that has been an integral part of the Indian traditional wear for centuries? While the humble salwar kameez has given way to anarkali suits as festive wear in a big way, there are a lot of women who still swear by it for its sheer versatility and timeless charm. For all you women looking to add a salwar kameez to your collection, we’d suggest you buy one in a rich fabric like silk which will stay in fashion for years to come.

Golden Jacket Style Suit by Anita Dongre


This gorgeous golden jacket style suit by Anita Dongre features intricate gota patti embroidery which blends beauty and sensuality. Wear it for a wedding with matching gold jewellery and step out in style.

Indian outfits meld together elegance and grace beautifully. If you don’t have Indian outfits in your wardrobe, we urge you to explore our amazing collection of traditional Indian wear online. You can buy spectacular Indian wear online from our website, with a simple click of a button. With these outfits in your collection, you are never going to be staring at your wardrobe again when the occasion calls for Indian wear. The gorgeous handpicked outfits from our collection will not just make you look great but will be a valuable addition to your wardrobe.

Image source: Strand of Silk

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