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Here's Why Indian Tunics Should be Your Wardrobe Staple
11 th Sep 2016

On any busy Indian street you will find most of the women dressed in tunics. The women of the country swear by the wear-ability and comfort of the Indian tunic. These attires have been embraced with love by the modern multitasking Indian woman because of their versatility, comfort and style.

In addition, Indian tunics represent fusion fashion in a perfect way. They have a globally acceptable silhouette, which is often desired by younger women.  

Indian tunics are referred to as the kurta locally and they offer a plethora of options to make a fashion statement. The loose long tops offer the flexibility of pairing them with any bottoms of your choice for a more casual look or you can transform your tunic into nightwear and wear it as a little dress. Indian tunics for women are a must have. If the above hasn't convinced you, the below list of what tunics can he paired with should: 

With Salwars and Churidars

Indian tunics can be given an ethnic makeover when paired with traditional salwars and churidars. The salwars have a loose structure which makes them perfect for a more casual event, where as the churidars are more fitted in form, creating a smarter look.

The salwars display further variations in the form of wider Patiyala style salwars or dhoti style salwars. If that style however isn't for you, then you can try replacing churidars with leggings for a more comfortable fit.

Tunics with salwars and churidars | Here's Why Indian Tunics Should be Your Wardrobe Straple

With Trousers in Various Styles

Indian tunics for women can also be beautifully coordinated with western pants. They look chic with a pair of jeans, formal trousers or palazzos. You can play with the fit as well as the length of the pants as per your stature.  

Pairing Indian tunics with formal pants gives it an office ready look as the Chinese style collars enhance the professional style.

The Indian tunics look great with culottes as well as capris, if you have a vertical advantage. This means that tunics can flatter any body type or height when paired with the right bottoms.

Indian tunics with pants | Here's Why Indian Tunics Should be Your Wardrobe Straple

With Lehengas

If you think Indian tunics are only made for pant style bottoms, the picture below will change your perspective. Indian tunics with ankle length skirts look suitable for all body types and can flatter women of any age group.

Indian tunics with lehengas | Here's Why Indian Tunics Should be Your Wardrobe Straple

With Embellishments

Heavily embellished Indian tunics are perfect for Indian formal parties like weddings and receptions. While Indian women tend to advocate the day look offered by the Indian tunics more, these attires can also give sarees and lehengas stiff competition at any Indian party. With elaborate embellishments the dazzle of the Indian tunics can know no bounds.

Indian tunics with embellishments | Here's Why Indian Tunics Should be Your Wardrobe Straple

With Stoles

The Indian tunics have their own charm, but for a formal occasion a stole can enhance its appeal manifold. The stoles can be used to make even a simple Indian tunic evening ready.

With Stoles | Here's Why Indian Tunics Should be Your Wardrobe Straple

As it is

When you are just having fun with friends and are in a casual gathering the Indian tunic can work wonders if they are just left to speak for themselves, without the addition of accessories. Owing to its long loose top kind of look, it can be worn as a little dress, which make it the perfect attire to go bar hopping with friends on a Saturday night.

If bar hopping isn't your style, you can add a pair of sneakers and spectacles for a geeky look and be ready for a book club meeting. If however, you do want to subtly accessorise your tunics, you can style them with a belt for a more fitted dress like silhouette.

Wearing Tunics as it is | Here's Why Indian Tunics Should be Your Wardrobe Straple

Indian tunics for women are versatile attires that can be transformed from formal to casual, from serious to fun and from modest to bold. They are definitely a must have in any woman's Indian wardrobe if you need an easy, comfortable outfit, that has lasting value. 

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