Get ready for garba beats, take out your Dandiya sticks, it’s navratra time with Dandiya nights. People enjoy it with a great enthusiasm to celebrate, eat, dance and dress up like never before. Dandiyas is the dance form in which two decorative sticks are beaten together to create rhythmic steps.
Besides the sticks, for every night you need to search out for best of attire to wear. The most exciting and interesting part of these nine nights is to get dressed in the most colourful, gorgeous, glamorous and heavy embroidered costumes with dazzling jewelry to come up with a traditional attire. It’s time to look your best for this Dandiya season. So get your dandiyas already because our take on attires for dandiya will make you look the best.
Buy the traditional Gujarati attire for these dandiya nights. Chanya- cholis are the staple dressing for the glamorous nine nights of Navratri. The choli’s and chanya’s are well embroidered and have beads and mirror worked on it. Breaking the monotonous dressing for dandiya nights you can get yourself a decent ghagra choli as well. Ghagras are the long and colorful skirts adorned with mirrors and embroidery. Since dandiya nights are perfect to show off your traditional dressings you can pick lehngas as well. You can have a more edgy look with the lehengas since they are matched up with blouse and dupattas. Nowadays, jacket lehngas are taking over the market, get you one as well. Experiment with the lehengas and sarees on the nights because they are easy to carry and will be more comfortable for you. Look out for bright colors or some in pastel shades while shopping for dandiya nights. Try out the backless choli’s and blouse with colorful strings to look attractive.
A women dressing is incomplete without accessories. Dandiya night is all about how well you can dress. You can have colorful or contrasting bangles, a sleek neck piece and chunky earrings. You can also carry a mang tika which matches your outfit. Some ladies also prefer to carry Kamar bandhs to beautify their gorgeous bellies. Add chudas, jhumkas, necklaces, kangnas to adorn, a sleek anklet or payal upgrades your look while dancing.
Just like your partner you can also get yourself groomed up in the traditional Gujarati dress, kediyu. It is a short kurta with the flare at the end and paired with dhotis. The best part of Gujarati dressing is that their dresses are colorful and very innovative. The mirror and embroidery work is unique. If you are not that experimental, kurta pajama is a unique traditional wear option. For more edgy look, replace your conventional pajamas with churidaars, kafni pajamas and dhoti pants. Draw attention by sporting a nice embroidery sherwani with dhoti. Spice up the dandiya night with the pick of your accessories as well. Turbans,
Spice up the dandiya night with the pick of your accessories as well. Turbans, bandhni dupattas and raw silk kurtas with their own traditional essence. In a nutshell, it is not challenging to dress up for dandiya nights all it takes is a good fashion sense and some foot moves to swirl for dandiya raas.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra wearing Devnaagri
Kiehl’s 14th store in Select CityWalk
The brand motive of Kiehl’s vision is the ‘try before you buy’ initiative. Allowing their patrons to try products before they purchase, this 92-year old initiative has won hearts and has led to loyal clientele over the years.
Kiehl’s journey from humble beginnings in 1851 as an old apothecary in New York’s East Village neighbourhood to 250 stores around the world including 13 flagship stores in India is one which deserves attention and applause.
The event was honoured by Kiehl’s advocate and Bollywood actor Jim Sarbh. He was present at this celebratory occasion and talked with the media about his journey with Kiehl’s India and his favourites from the brand.
Kiehl’s old-world, customer-centric heritage has been at the heart of every product and service debut over the company’s 169-year history – from ingredient research and formula safety testing to localized store decors.
One goal is always front of mind: to serve patrons in an attentive, educational environment that offers the company’s tried-and-true skincare products enjoyed by customers the world over.
‘Utpala’ Summer Collection by Mrunalini Rao’s
‘Utpala’ is a summer collection inspired by the serene lotus. The beauty of this ethereal flower is reinterpreted by the designer into an abstract work of art. The Utpala Collection flaunts a colour palette that is directly derived from the real essence of the flower and its surroundings
Each piece in the collection is crafted with a reverence for traditional artistry and showcases elements such as hand zardozi embroidery, thread embellishments and appliqué. The collection also features hand-painted prints in captivating colours of purple, pink, yellow and green. Bringing sheen and richness to the collection are silks, organzas, chiffons and tulle in flamboyant flares and layers
Bugatti Launches Summer Collection
Warmer days are here again and bugatti’s new Spring Summer 2020 collection is here to greet them with a bouquet of fresh palettes.
The collection, which is an anthology of inventive design and experimental fashion, possesses a strong multicolour identity. From sorbet shades to vintage tones to surprising hues. Classic colours like cognac, red and black, give way to unusual variations of colours like green, blue, camel, yellow and khaki.
These bold colours are coupled with fashionable details like decorative seams and prominent labelling to establish a compelling personality.
The collection is poised for effortless style and unparalleled comfort for the upcoming summer months. Special features have been developed internally keeping in mind the climate, popular summer activities, and behaviour.
Innovation can be seen in the uppers which are made of breathable
materials, flexible, light and water-resistant soles and easy fastenings.
The collection has been engineered from the imaginations of the expert designers and craftsmen from Spain, Germany, Italy, and Portugal. bugatti’s signature is found in a wide selection of derbies, sandals, sneakers, casual slip-ons, and athleisure shoes.
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