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The Millennial Girl’s Guide To Dressing Desi With A Twist!

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Fashion is always fun, and we desi girls have the advantage of playing with desi looks, and giving them our own unique twist. If you’re looking for a little inspiration, we show you how you can elevate any desi outfit, and give it your touch of quirk and personality.

Take a look at five gorgeous ethnic ensembles that we put together from PayTm Mall. They’re the perfect twist to dressing desi!

Look 1: Play with tassels

Looking for a fun kurta to wear to college? Try this colourful high-low hemline kurta. Tassels are a major trend this season, and this look taps into just that. Balance the print and burst of colour of this kurta with a pair of well-fitted white jeans. Play up the tassels in this look with matching vibrant tassel earrings. A pair of nude heels can easily take this look from day to night! It’s a win-win!


Multi Printed Cotton Flared Kurta (Rs 759)

U.S. Polo Assn. – White Jeans (Rs 999)

Aabhu Afghani – Oxidised Chandbali Earring (Rs 179)

iLO – Nude Heels (Rs 1424)

Look 2: The Dhoti Route

Sangeets are for dancing and having fun, so don’t let your outfit limit you. This dhoti-kurta set has a rich colour that will ensure you stand out while keeping you comfy all night long. A pair of glam heels and gold hoops will lend a modern touch to this fun look!


Maroon A-Line Kurta With Red Pleated Dhoti (Rs 1599)

iLO – Gold Heels (Rs 1,874)

Big Bamboo – Hoop Earrings (Rs 204)

Look 3: The Belted Saree

Got a wedding, formal event or college farewell to attend? This look is perfect for you. Pair your saree with a sexy cold-shoulder blouse. Now belt that saree up for a stylish and edgy vibe. By the way, belting your saree is a great hack to keep your pallu in place! Always remember to wear your saree with a pair of heels. It will give the right fit and fall to your saree.


Unnati Silks – Grey Pure Rajasthani Cotton Saree (Rs 2,329)

Le Bourgeois – Black Crop Top (Rs 699)

Get Glamr – Black Heels (Rs 1,200)

Vintage Metal Leaves Shape Belt (Rs 395)

Look 4: Ethnic Chic

Starting a new internship? Don’t just limit yourself to basic kurtas and churidars. Pick a girly, cropped anarkali kurta and pair it with breezy culottes. Not only does the kurta and culottes combo look cool and stylish, the cropped hem is also is perfect for travelling during those monsoons months! Now add a subtle touch of glam with Afghani jhumkas and a pair of Kolhapuris.


Sassafra – Floral Anarkali Kurta (Rs 960)

Mother Home Plain Rayon Palazzo (Rs 950)

Naughty Walk – Black Flats (Rs 799)

Urbanela – Silver Chandbali Earrings (Rs 159)

Look 5: The Desi Rebel

If handling a dupatta and saree palla is as big a task as solving a complicated math sum, then try this rebel desi look. Pick a pair of boyfriend jeans that look cool and are super-comfy, and team them with a well-fitted basic black tank top. Now layer the look with a long line cape-style kurta. Add an oxidised, layered choker for that desi touch.


Drapes & Silhouettes – Long Jacket (Rs 799)

Women’s Ripped Jeans (Rs 1800)

Amari West – Women’s Tank Top (Rs 300)

Bijou – Oxidised Silver Choker (Rs 498)

There you go, guys. That ‘s how you can have fun with fusion dressing, with these cool looks from PayTm Mall! Get shopping and do not forget to tag us in your recreations of these looks! #AnydayEthnic #WearYourCulture

Also, choose from over 1 lakh fresh ethnic styles from Paytm Mall.

* This is a dedicated post in collaboration with Paytm Mall.

Hauterfly's Content Writer and Video Producer, Kreena is a sucker for all things DIY. In love with nail art, beauty, fashion, textiles, and all things creative under the sun, she follows the mantra: Why buy, when you can DIY?!

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