Although summer style goes hand in hand with prints and while Indian ethnic wear is synonymous with vibrancy, the print on print trend can be a tricky one to pull off. Here are style tips as to how you can experiment with mixed prints in your occasion wear.
Photographer: Arjun Mark. Fashion Editor: Ayesha Amin Nigam.
Style Tip: For a day mehendi celebration, experiment with kaleidoscopic prints in primary colours to make a statement.
(From left) On Aishwarya: Sari, Nupur Kanoi. Jacket, Bobo Calcutta. Shoes, Christian Louboutin. Mathapatti, Madanji Meghraj Jewellers. Bangles, Sawansukha Jewellers. On Suzanne: Sari, Shivan and Narresh. Shoes, Christian Louboutin. Necklace, The House of MBj. Haathphool, Madanji Meghraj Jewellers. Bangles, Tanishq.
Style Tip: Combine printed variants of vermilion in your ensemble with traditional gold jewellery to make an impact on your big day.
Top, Tarun Tahiliani. Skirt, Rajdeep Ranawat. Jacket, AM:PM by Ankur and Priyanka Modi. All jewellery, PC Chandra Jewellers.
Style Tip: Offset the beauty of botanical prints in your top with a geometric bottom. Opt for a chevron of textures for visual drama.
Dress, Tarun Tahiliani. Shoes, Christian Louboutin. Earrings and necklace (top), Tanishq. Haathphool and necklace (bottom), Sawansukha Jewellers. Ring, Madanji Meghraj Jewellers.
Style Tip: Take prints to the next level by donning 3D textures. Think cutwork dupattas and sequined blouses.
Blouse, Ruceru. Drape, Ramzim Dadu. Necklace.Madanji Meghraj Jewellers.
Style Tip: Layer on printed separates in complementing colours for an unconventional, yet harmonious look.
On Suzanne: Blouse, Shantanu & Nikhil. Skirt, Natasha J. Jacket, Nitya Bajaj. Nath and Necklace, Neimchand Bamlwa & Sons. On Aishwarya: Top, Ashdeen. Skirt, Rimzim Dadu. Jacket, Kshitij Jalori. Necklace, Sawansukha Jewellers. Brooch, Madanji Meghraj Jewellers. Bangles and ring, Tanishq.
Credits: Photographer: Arjun Mark; Fashion editor: Ayesha Amin Nigam; Fashion Stylist: Shaurya Athley; Fashion assistants: Aditi Singh Chauhan and Avantika Makker; Hair and makeup: Rosario Belmonte at Anima Creative Management; Models: Aishwarya Desai at Faze Management, and Suzanne Baker at Anima Creative Management; Production: Supriyo Samanta.
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