Rakhi Special Outfit Ideas: What and How to Wear, Where to Buy
Delicate florals, ornamental prints, flared silhouettes, and flowy dupattas, couple it all and you get the perfect Rakhi outfit. When the month of August onsets, the festive bells begin to ring. And the one festival that paves the path for all our winter festivals is Raksha Bandhan. It’s a festival depicting the beautiful relationship that a brother and a sister share. While the brother vows to protect the sister, the sister while tying a thread on his wrist prays for his success and prosperity.
But Raksha Bandhan isn’t only about brother and sister, it’s about the thread of trust that you tie on the wrist of someone who, you believe, will be there for you.
Well, with August turning in, your wish to dress up in beautiful outfits is becoming real. You want to grab everything out there that suits you and makes you look the most beautiful sister. With these Rakhi special outfits, you want to embellish yourself with subtle makeup, henna, and kadas. But most of all, what you really want to do is buy trendy styles of Rakhi for your brother. So, before you go on to shop for Rakhi, be ready with what you’re going to wear and how.
Already getting the whiff of Rakhi? Well, let’s waste not a minute more and dive right in to check out what Shree has in store for you this Rakhi.
Ideal Rakhi Special Outfit: Salwar Kameez and Dupatta
Ever wondered why your mom always tell you to pick up a salwar kameez whenever some important relatives plan on coming home? Why she insists on you dressing up in ethnic when your to-be in-laws are coming? Well, one simple answer to this is that ethnic makes you look Indian. It brings out your Indian avatar in the most beautiful way.
Rakhi is yet another festival that demands you to dress up in ethnic, and there are plenty of Rakhi special outfits that are on display in the markets. But if you are avoiding crowds these days, here’s what you can do. Take a tour of our website and pick what you feel is best. Meanwhile, look at this beautiful sea-green salwar kameez dupatta set and think of all the amazing ways in which you’re going to accessorize with it.
Which is the Best Dress for Raksha Bandhan
If a question like this pops into your mind often before Rakhi, then believe us, you’re facing what every other woman faces. A dilemma of choosing a dress!
Well, we’re here to help. There’s no specific dress that you must wear on Raksha Bandhan, but ethnic wear is a preference. Be it in a Kurta, an ethnic set, or in a trendy ethnic dress, your brother will find you beautiful in every dress. However, since Raksha Bandhan is an Indian festival, most women would love to get dressed in a suit, wear ornaments, and look gracious.
Red Kurta with Pant: Lovely Rakhi Special Outfit
When the festivities sink in, your urge to dress up in red increased tenfold. You want to look the most attractive version of yours, and there’s nothing stopping you. A red kurta with pant will grace you just the way you want. It’ll make you look traditional while attracting multiple eyes on you. And isn’t that what festivals and celebrations are about?
Well, add this traditional red kurta with pant in your Rakhi special outfits this year and turn heads wherever you go. Look for some trendy styles of Rakhi in red for your brother to match it with your outfit! And if you’re a brother reading this, you must get your lovely sister this piece as a Rakhi gift!
Which Color should we Wear on Raksha Bandhan
Indian festivals are all about colors, florals, sweets, music, and celebrations. Making merry with your family brings out a beautiful color to your cheeks. You know which color we are referring to? It’s red!
Here’s how you can accessorize when you wear red for Raksha Bandhan:
- Golden earrings with a hint of red in them.
- Jhumkis in silver or gold
- Juttis, bellies, or flats for footwear.
- If you like hand accessories, add a boho kada for style or a set of red bangles in your right hand.
Beige and Pink Combo: Unique Rakhi Special Outfit
Regardless of what is believed, beige can be donned into a festive outfit and can look beautiful. Yes, a beige colored outfit would be a unique Rakhi special outfit. But it would be special, and that’s all you want.
The combination of beige and pink is a relatively new one. So, you’d need to add in some accessories and classy footwear to complete your outfit. But that’s not tough for an Indian girl like you, right!
How to Dress Up in a Beige Ethnic Set
If you’ve chosen a beige and pink ethnic set as your Rakhi outfit, then you can be assured that you’ll look stunning. The beige color complements the pink shade of the dupatta beautifully. Adorn yourself with some accessories and you’re good to go. Looking for inspiration? Well, here you go:
- Silver sandals, flats, or bellies
- Pink bracelet or watch for your wrist.
- Matching hair accessories
- Let a tiny silver bindi embellish your forehead.
Blue Ornamental Rakhi Special Outfit
Ornamental prints are quickly taking over our hearts, especially because of the appeal they bring to the outfit. These prints are just one step below the abstract prints. Yet, we are absolutely in love with them. One such ornamental blue colored outfit will become your go-to garment on festivities like Rakhi once you get it home. Besides, blue color shines better when the autumn season is at its onset.
How to Accessorize with your Blue Suit
The color that you see in the image is a royal color and doesn’t require many adornments on top. So, you can keep it minimalistic and subtle. Some tips to dress up well with this blue colored suit are below:
- Pearl earrings or embellished hoops
- Bellies, flats, or block heels for footwear
- With a mandarin collar, you don’t really need a neckpiece. But if you really want to wear one, you can wear a slim pendant.
- Add oxidized kada to your outfit and give it a boho look.
Stylish Rakhi Special Outfit: Shantoon Ornamental Tunic
If you are not someone who likes to wear Kurtas or Ethnic Sets that often, or someone who chooses these outfits only for heavy occasions, then this shantoon ornamental tunic can be your resort. At Shree, we have a range of ethnic tunics that cover you when you don’t feel like wearing a suit or a Kurta. The ornamental print upon this tunic appeals to almost every woman out there. So, why not look your best in this tunic this Rakhi!
Why is an Ornamental Print Tunic your Calling
Ornamental prints top the fashion trends of today; they make you look stylish, chic, and traditional at the same time. Most outfits that have ornamental print also have gold foil print. Perhaps because gold foil print technique enhances the beauty of ornamental print twofold. In the garment that you see in the image, the green and red gold foil ornamental print complements the red borders of the sleeves and the mustard base. Border at the hemline add an ethnic essence to the tunic. This type of tunic is your calling if you are someone who likes to keep it all balanced.
How to Take Care of your Tunics
Before buying any piece of garment, you must know how to take care of it. Well, here are some tips for you to take care of your ethnic tunics:
- Wash your tunic with cold water, especially the ones that are made of rayon or cotton.
- Don’t over-wash your tunics; wash them only when required.
- Don’t wash your colored tunics with your whites. Some tunics may leave some color in the first wash.
- Don’t tumble dry your tunics.
- If your tunic has gold foil print, always wash it from the reverse side. Same goes for ironing.
- Related Article: Remarkable Ethnic Wear You Can Gift Your Sister
Angrakha Kurta with Dhota, Perfect Rakhi Special Outfit
Are you the chirpy one in the family? You love to tease your brother around, making him pay for your faults. Or at times, covering him up when he is at fault. Well, we have the right outfit for you at Shree.
Black must not be a color that you’d pick for festivals, but on Raksha Bandhan, black merged with red can make you glow ten times. It’ll make you stand out from the regular pinks, greens, and reds. Plus, the dhoti will give your look more of an ethnic touch.
How to Style your Angrakha Kurta to make it Rakhi Special Outfit
The Angrakha silhouette is a style statement on its own. On a regular day, you can totally carry it without any extra embellishments or accessories. But, to make it a Rakhi Special Outfit, you must accessorize right. Here’s how:
- Pair it with matching footwear; pick heels, block heels, bellies, or sandals.
- Add kada or a set of bangles on your left wrist.
- If you want to give it a boho look, wear oxidized earrings.
- Jhumkis, drop earrings, hoops, etc.
- Matching Shoulder bag to complete the look.
An Angrakha Kurti is not just perfect for Raksha Bandhan, it’s also a great outfit for your Dandiya nights in Navratras.
Pista Green Chanderi Rakhi Special Outfit
When it comes to choosing the right fabric for festivities, we’ve got you covered. Whether you are looking for Rakhi special outfits or Diwali outfits, Shree has everything for you in the right fabrics. Chanderi, as you know, is the best festive fabric that’s out there. You don’t even need heavy prints or embroideries for it to look festive if the fabric is Chanderi.
Love what you See
If you got your eyes struck to this pista green chanderi floral Kurta, then you should know what you’re in for. Well, the kurta is made with Chanderi fabric and has fine embroidery covering it. The border at the ¾ sleeves and the hem match and add more to the charm of the Kurta. Besides this, the regular silhouette of this Kurta makes it perfect to be paired with a palazzo, pant, or leggings.
How to Style It
There are multiple ways by which you can style your Chanderi Kurta, especially because the Kurta makes a style statement. Well, here are some tips for you to style your pista green chanderi Kurta:
- Add glamor with red mang tika if you’re wearing it for a function.
- Wear chappals, juttis or plain flats, preferably in a matching color.
- Carry a hand purse or a short shoulder bag.
- Pair it with a crimson red palazzo or pant.
- Keep your hair open and wear long
Gorgeous Rakhi Special Outfit: A Red Dress
Red is the king of colors, and there’s no denying the fact that when a lady wears red, there’s no one else attracting as much attention as her. A red outfit makes you look unique and isn’t that what you want to look on Raksha Bandhan! You can also look for some trendy styles of Rakhi that match your red dress.
What you see in the image is a dress displaying the look of a Kurta and a skirt. It’s a one-piece outfit that gives your personality a distinct charm.
How to Look Trendy in a Red Dress on Raksha Bandhan
Nowadays, who doesn’t want to look trendy? We all do! Well, here are some tips to look your best on this beautiful day of Raksha Bandhan.
- With a red dress, you must not apply heavy makeup.
- Wear simpler earrings like drop earrings, jhumkis, oxidized earrings.
- Wear heels or block heels with a dress like this.
- If you like wearing a neckpiece, you can add a slim silver pendant.
- Keep your hair half-tied at the back. You can also keep them open with a hairband on.
Can’t wait for Raksha Bandhan anymore? In a snip, August will be here bringing you the festival of Rakhi. By then, be ready with your outfit and look out for some trendy styles of Rakhi for your brother.
For more such amazing Rakhi special outfits, keep your fingers crossed and your eyes glued to the upcoming Festive’21 collection.
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