Types of Kurtis Every Woman Should Know May 03 2017

Kurtis is a staple in every south Indian girl’s wardrobe. Be it for casual, formal or party wear, there are Kurtis for each and every occasion. Not only are they super easy and fuss free to carry but also Kurtis suit everyone in every season. All the major Indian Designer Boutiques have large collections of ready-made Kurtis at quite reasonable prices as well. Pair them up or pair them down with your favorite accessories and you are good to go. They say that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and so does our Kurtis! Let see how many different types of Kurtis you guys have in your wardrobe.

Anarkali:

Anarkalis are one of the most elegant and graceful attire in the Indian culture. It can never go wrong. You can wear it to work and weddings equally depending on how you choose to style it. Their preferred lengths are knee-length and ankle-length both of which look equally stunning. There are some very beautiful Kurtis displayed at a few Indian Designer boutiques in Mumbai which you should totally check out.

Anarkali Kurti

Tail-cut:

This Kurtis is cut short on the front side and is a bit longer from the back giving a tail-like look. The best occasion to wear them is club or kitty parties with straight pants or even tights. You can opt for any length you want either short, knee length or long. The choice is completely yours.

A-line

This specific Kurti shape has a long flared skirt kind of cut which reaches till the ankle or calf. The flare starts with the waist forming a flattering A-shape panel. You can wear it to any casual occasion or if you want to spice it up to pair it with a churidar pajama to give you a traditional classy look.

Indo-western:

This Kurtis is inspired by the Indo-western gowns and as the name depicts these are a mix of eastern and western wear. You can easily wear these to casual parties or a friends’ hangout.

Kaftan:

Kaftans have become quite a hit lately in many Indian Designer Boutiques. These loose-fitted clothing with wide bell sleeves are airy and sophisticated. Their perfect length is knee-length, a perfect wear for beach parties or get-together.

Asymmetric:

This special kurtis have asymmetrical hemlines which make you look tall. You can easily pair them up jeans or tights. Their perfect length would be knee-length. Asymmetric Kurtis is generally a casual wear.

Asymmetric Kurta

Dhoti-Style

In this style, the kurti has a lot of drapes which may begin from the yoke or bodice with intricate designer cuts and patterns and end at knee-length. They are ideal for office parties and social events.

C-cut:

If you are looking for a date outfit, then this is your perfect option. This Kurti has a front hem in a “c” shape and usually worn till knee-length. You can basically wear it to any big formal occasion and make a stunning appearance.

Pakistani:

These are generally long, straight and baggy which looks great if you have a rectangular shaped body. These are a summer favorite among the Pakistani women because they are made of light, the soft and breathable fabric which makes them easy to carry in the day time.

Pakistani Kurta

Slit:

This one comes under the formal wear category. As the name suggests this kurti has slits in the front or the sides and look perfect with statement palazzos and skirt. Check Kendall Jenner’s recent street style to get some major inspo.

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