Ethnic Fashion

Traditional Attires for Raksha Bandhan Celebration


The season of festivities is here again. Raksha Bandhan is one of those occasions where the complete family comes together to celebrate the familial bonds of a brother and a sister.

Looking for what to wear for your family gathering at the next Raksha Bandhan? We have you covered. All you got to do is read on and pay attention.

  • The classic kurta

This look goes perfectly well if you are a tab bit conservative on dressing up for occasions. It’s also perfect if you have to get ready quick early in the mornings without much effort. Just pair up your favorite kurta with a pair of leggings or jeans. To add a bit more creativity to the look you could go with a long length loose straight fit kurta with a pair of light-colored cropped denim jeans. For poojas and temple, you can add a simple solid colored cotton dupatta. There you have it, the perfect blends for a traditional event in the family.


  • A floor length gown

If your family is those kinds that have fancy celebrations and gatherings, you can also go for a floor length gown. The gown adds the glam side of the festivities. There is a wide range of gowns to choose from in the market. It could be a straight dress with a traditional print. Or a flare at the bottom ending right above the ankles. The choice is totally upon you to go all out on colors or take a basic simple colored attire. It all looks good. An addition is the pretty pictures that would be there post the event.


  • A flouncy Lehnga

Feeling a tad bit more creative; Go with a colourful flouncy draping lehenga. These occasions apart from weddings are the only times one can show off those beauties lying in your cupboard for so long. The best part is that you get to experiment with colours as much as you want. It could be bold neon or simple red, the availability of range colors in the market gives a huge range of options to choose from. Plus it never too much when it comes to Indian festivities especially in case of rakhi dresses.


  • The Indian Salwar kameez

The classic salwar kameez never disappoints. Just put on a colorful pair of salwar kameez with a dupatta on the side. To add a little bit more to the look, try getting a heavier Patiala salwar. Plus, nobody can go wrong with a fancy dupatta ever, just make sure you don’t over accessories the look.


  • Simple Saree

Simple cotton sarees are always super chick. They suit the weather and suit for all sorts of gatherings, making them a perfect choice when you don’t know what to expect. Plus, they totally go with the environment of cultural festivities. Though carrying them around can be a bit difficult, but anything for a chick look and pretty photos thereafter!


  • Long skirts

Definitely not a conventional choice but sure to go with the festivities. One could pair a long skirt with a traditional crop top or go with a long surmounting kurta. Decide on the type of skirt depending upon the what you pair it with. If the top is fancy and heavy, go for a solid colored long length A-line skirt. If the top is simple you could go for heavy sequined flare piece at the bottom.


Another choice could be those wraparounds that are too common these days. To add a twist, pair it with a well fitted solid shirt and voila! You are good to go.

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