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Runway Fashion: Designers Adding a Twist to the Traditional Salwars

By Rima

Twists to salwars, sarees and lehenga cholis are a regular feature on our runways. We can say our designers have always done justice to ethnic Indian outfits which make them a hot favorite among us. While sarees and lehengas have always been a staple with designers, we bring to you some of the quirky twists and the latest trends in the humble salwar which have dominated our runways in recent times. You can always shop for your favourite salwar kameez online right here!

Pleated Salwar

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Pleated salwars were observed at several shows and you’ve got to admire the grace and charm that oozes out when you wear them. This patiala style pleated cuff is a sight to behold with its striking femininity and you can take it a notch higher by pairing it with a bright brocade kurti highlighting the pleats.

Kurtas with Jeans

kurti with jeans
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Denim rules the hearts of almost every person in the world and have always been hot on the ramp. This early 2018, salwar-like denims were spotted on the runway with floaty kurtas adding a sense of comfort. Looks like this trend is here to stay for some time. Team bright printed kurtas with these denims and have a fun filled sunny day wherever we go.

Tarun Tahiliani Pastel Salwars

Tarun Tahiliani collection at LFW 2018
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The TARUN Tahiliani collection at the recent LFW featured a seductive offering of grace and beauty paying ode to Indian outfits with layers, floral patterns and weightless options. The array of pale, pastel, flowy, ethereal patterns on display accentuated his collection of calf length kurtas with salwar in the recent LFW. Kurtis and salwars with astro prints were also in vogue and spotted here.

Hand Woven Khadi Salwars

Urvashi Kaur’s with her “Prahara” collection at the LFW 2018
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Urvashi Kaur’s with her “Prahara” collection at the LFW 2018 was a mix of hand-woven Khadi and Kota Doriya with muted shades of grey, blue and blacks. The woman’s wear collection channels our inner fashionista oozing feminine charm with techniques like block printing. Go for Khadi based salwar suits which are chic and in trend this season.

Indo-Western Fusion Salwars                 

Runway Fashion: Designers adding a twist to the Traditional Salwars
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The Amazon India Fashion Week saw fusion salwars hitting the ramp on a new high! Classic cuts, asymmetrical hemlines, gown style suits and anarkali suits seamlessly blend the sophistication and art of western outfits with the charm and color riot found in traditional Indian salwars. You may opt for this type of salwar suit for the upcoming vacation season.

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