Outfits You Can Wear Apart From A Saree On Traditional Occasions!

Going to a traditional function and want to try something apart from a saree? Here is a list of options for you!

Riddhi Kaushik
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As we grow up, we are faced with the pressure of dressing ‘appropriately’ especially at our family functions where we are often expected to wear traditional outfits. If you are someone who does not like wearing a saree or does not feel comfortable in one, we have listed for you five outfit options that will make you look like you are following the rule of wearing traditional while you will get away from wearing a saree as well!


sharara for indian wear

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Looks absolutely lovely and youthful! In fact, it checks the traditional rule just perfectly with its flowy nature and dupatta! It is perfect for all kinds of events starting from anniversaries, Haldi or even weddings considering you invest in a heavy one. Not only does this outfit pass the ‘sanskaari’ test but also passes the comfort test with flying colours! It is perfect if you are looking to give any dance performances or you think there is going to be a lot of moving and grooving at the gathering!

Half Saree

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If you do not want to wear a saree but still come under the saree quota, this outfit is the best! It is everything a saree is and more! Due to the fact that it does not have any pleats in the front, there is way more leg space than there is in a saree which allows you to be free to move the way you wish to! The closest replacement of a saree, some people won’t even be able to make out that you are not wearing a saree!

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lehenga for traditional wear

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Why wear a saree when you can wear gorgeous lehengas? Even if you are the one getting married, no one wears sarees anymore! Lehengas are way more designer, more comfortable, have a scope of being much more fashionable and are as traditional as it gets, considering women wear them at their weddings!

Patiyala And Kurti

This looks absolutely stunning and will make you stand out from the skirt-wearing crowd. Have a well-fitted kurta, keep it short and the neckline deep. Wear a voluminous patiala below it and pair it with heavy earrings and embroidered dupatta followers by a small purse and pretty juttis! You are all set to stand out from the crowd in the best possible way!

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indo western outfits for traditional functions

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For all you rebels out there, who not only don’t want to wear sarees but also don’t wish to settle for anything similar to it! An indo-western outfit will surely give you a touch of traditional, but that is complimented by a touch of modern pattern that is totally going to make you look like you are pulling off the best of both worlds!

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