Jewellery is every woman’s best friend. The lehenga saree has seen a lot of transformation throughout the years which means the fashion accessories has changed too. Other than the usual necklaces and earrings matching the right accessories to the lehenga choli will glam up your natural look in an instant.
Every type of ethnic wear has its own specific jewellery that goes with it. And with lots of styles to choose from, you will need to have a list of the jewellery and accessories that go with your outfit.
Here are some of the accessories and jewellery that every woman must have in their wardrobe.
Earrings are a must have and go well with any type of outfit. There are different types of traditional earrings you can choose from to go with your ethnic style.
- Stud earrings are the shortest form of earrings that can go well with short tunics or designer kurtis if you are going to class or to the garden.
- Hoop earrings form a complete loop through the earlobes and come in a round structure, polygon, square, with many other contemporary shapes.
- Chandelier earrings have the same shape as your home chandeliers and go perfectly with designer sarees and angarakha kurti suits.
- Jhumkis are traditional earrings worn with flared ethnic wear like the anarkali suits or frock style kurtis.
If you like to experiment then you can try wearing a bold ear cuff. It will give you a royal finish to your outfit. An ear cuff will go well with a plain high neck blouse and a skirt to avoid overcrowding the outfit.
Kada cum bracelet
Kadas and bracelets are beautiful pieces that you can wear with Bollywood style sarees for festivities. They would also go well with western wear or cotton long kurtis. At Many brides and bridesmaids choose to match their lehenga with a thick layer of matching bangles to add a nice finishing touch. You can try matching a silk or brocade lehenga with bold antique bangles or silver kada bangles with your designer lehenga for that sophisticated look.
Chokers and necklaces
The aim of a choker is to draw all the attention to your lehenga blouse and your neck. If you wear a lehenga that constitutes a heavy embellished skirt with a plain blouse or a blouse with a flattering neck, then your choker needs to balance off nicely. You can also opt for a simple choker or a bold layered one. Remember to tone down your other jewerelly if you decide to wear a heavy choker so that you don’t drown the look.
If you don’t fancy chokers, you can go for diamond or pearl necklaces. A stone necklace will be a perfect choice for a net lehenga. Indo-western lehengas usually come with a shirt style blouse that has a high or collar neck. A long necklace will add sophistication to your look.
You can opt not to wear all the other jewerelly and only go for the tikka. It makes your face more mature and brings out your feminine features. You can flaunt the kundan studded bold maang tikka with any lehenga design to give you a stunning look.
A nose ring is a fancy piece of jewelry that will give you a refreshing look and completely transform your former look. In the Indian tradition, a nose ring is of significant value and every bride is mostly admired due to the elegance it brings to the outfit. There are different types of nose rings you can choose from depending on the shape of your face. From the loosely hanging nathnis, studded rings, or the dainty nose pins. If you have a small face you can opt for the studded nose ring attached to your bun to give you a fuller face.
This is one of the must-have ornaments in your closet. It’s an exquisite piece worn on the arm and it’s perfect for weddings, important ceremonies or family functions. The Baaju band is an armlet that is mostly worn in Bengal and South Indian weddings. Whether you choose to go contemporary or traditional, the armlet makes you feel gorgeous and unique and ready for any occasion.
You may have accessorized your lehenga with the right jewellery perfect for the occasion, but your outfit is not complete without the right shoes. You can choose a pair of hot metallic pumps or gold glittery pumps that will be perfect with any lehenga or play it safe and be comfortable with a pair of embellished jooties that match the hue of your outfit.
An anklet is a necessary jewel to a married woman and also a symbol of marriage for Indian women. It is a very attractive ornament that girls love to put as part of their ensemble. You can choose from the bold and contemporary designs available online to suit your personal taste.
These are small pieces that can be overlooked in an outfit, however if you can pull it off smoothly it will be the centerpiece of your outfit. For the ethnic wear, the single studded, metallic rings or contemporary styled rings will give you an elegant look. You can also try multiple rings for your lehenga or saree designs.
If you have long shiny hair, then you can embellish it with beautiful accessories and hair clips to give you a stunning look. If you are attending any wedding occasion, this will be a good place to show off your beautiful hair.
Women love to look good for every occasion. The lehenga saree is a beautiful and versatile design that can be accessorized in many ways. The lehenga choli can be worn differently and the above accessory options give you a good idea on how to style up your lehenga for that elegant look.