Remember Bollywood’s Holi music Chunarwali in the color bar Per Balam Pichkari Joe Tune Mujhe Mari? There is hardly an Indian or NRI who cannot remember these funny and flirty songs on the eve of Holi. The magic and mystery of white salwar kameez and dopatta for women and almost kurta pajamas for men can wash away nothing. That’s when the fun begins and real-time. It is also a perfect example of Holi dress and styling ideas.
We all know that Holi is a festival that brings color back to our lives after a dull winter. According to fashion, Holi promotes the spirit in the following ways – Holi dress code, beautiful hairstyles for Holi, accessories for Holi and shoes for Holi. Do you think that perfume is needed when everyone is looking for a chance to hit you? Nah … but yes, some amount of makeup can be done on Holi day if you want to look your best.
Since there is Holi, style inspiration is needed. To help you decide on decor and styling ideas, here are some interesting techniques and tips for wearing stylish and comfortable clothes.
Style Inspo for Holi:
For those of you who like to wear comfortable clothes, why not take some style inspiration from Deepika Padukone?
What to do then?
Become a hottie by wearing a vibrant tee with a pair of hot pants, as he did in the song ‘Balam Pichkari’.
Want to add a little twist to this Holi festival dress code?
If you think Holi is not the time to flaunt your long legs then team up with some comfortable pajamas. This will help you to protect your skin from the attack of stubborn colors. You will thank us for this style tip that will help reduce the fight to remove all the color stains in your bathroom.
Words of Wisdom for You –
Avoid wearing transparent and tight clothes on Holi as you will definitely get wet and feel uncomfortable.
The best fabric for holi:
Undoubtedly, it is cotton. It keeps you cool while enjoying the outdoor fun brought to the festival. For Holi, you can wear a vibrant cotton dress that is rich in color and print to add liveliness to your festive celebration. Alia Bhatt’s Holi dress in ‘2 States’ is a perfect example of flaunting Indo-Western look or you can wear a vibrant skirt with flare and still look shiny. But if you want to reduce the damage to your skin due to chemicals and tan, go ahead without a second thought and pair a short kurta with linen pants or a long kurta with a palazzo. Make sure you pick a top that has full sleeves.
Chikankari and Holi?
Ah, this is making an impressive statement. A white slim kurti looks great and perfect for college holi function when paired with jeans, doesn’t it? Ask Dia Mirza.
Do you think I am going to miss a Patiala salwar suit for Holi dress code? Of course not.
And then there’s a colorful tank top and ethnic skirt. A trendy holi dress with a touch of tradition. While doing this, access this outfit with colorful bangles and fun jewelry.
Ethnic costumes for Holi:
If ethnic attire calls for your festive occasion, go for Bollywood by choosing a la line with an all-white companion in the song ‘Rang Barse’. This is an evergreen trend that will ensure that you look your best!
And what is this? Wear a crisp white Chikankari kurta with staple leggings. Want some more twists? Pair a colorful bodice print duvet with white kurta and leggings.
White dresses serve as the perfect canvas to redden the city on Holi with friends and family. You can even choose a white kurti and pair it with jeggings.
Want to take it one step further?
You can simply add a colorful tie-and-dye scarf to add that dash of color to your classic wardrobe choice and also use it to protect your delicious locks.
Accessories for Holi:
Holi fashion demands a twist. You will get your stylish best look messy with color and water at the same time. And there are so many types it’s hard to say. Here’s how:
Caps and Bandanas: Surprise your family and friends this Holi when you wear the best headgear (either a stylish cap or a printed bandana) with your outfit. It’s a heap way to your outfit style. You will also protect your hair in the end.
Sunglasses: You can’t be color blind in Holi but you can definitely add that extra glamor to your outfit after sunglasses. Check out a star wearing one of those great sunny outfits at your holi party. Going for classic pilots will definitely help you steal the limelight. Also, when you wear sunglasses while playing with colors in Holi, it ensures that your eyes are protected from harsh chemicals.
Flip flop: For a fun party, are you going to wear one of those fancy sandals or pumps? Don’t do it. Holi is a festival that gives you the opportunity to wear and display your shoes for Holi. So do it after flip-flops in public. Just pair them with your fun outfit and complete your Holi outfit. Other shoe options include sneakers, floaters, ballerinas, loafers or casual slippers.
Jeans shorts: Suppose you don’t want to go the traditional way this Holi. Be smart after denim shorts and a pretty white top or a t-shirt. Complete this look after bandana and flip-flop.
Hairstyles for Holi:
Shield and protect!
It will always be a mantra for your hair on the occasion of Holi. To do this, moisturize your hair with coconut oil beforehand. Bring in your hair stylist and go for a double french braid tied with a braid bun or a high ponytail. This is the best and most stylish way to protect your traces from the attack of dyes and chemicals.
Nail art for holi:
To protect your nails from the color of holi, paint with some bright colors. These can be bold and contrasting colors or a nail art design inspired by Holly. Add a splash of color to your nails using some vibrant shades without letting chemical dyes ruin your manicure.
Now that I have shown you the best possibilities for Holi dresses and feel free to follow the styling ideas. Don’t be embarrassed, but go out and soak in the colors of joy that come once a year. Happy Holi to all you readers and your family members!