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In this age of globally-savvy fashion, it is inevitable for the lines between classic and contemporary to blur. The fusion of east and west has become a coveted style statement — such as Indo-western jumpsuits rendered in Indian textile and craftsmanship. What better than a beautifully embroidered one-piece to let your spirit run free while you tap into your cultural roots? Undeniably chic and fuss-free, the column silhouette follows the call to action of effortless styling for upcoming intimate celebrations.
Aashni + Co champions the trend to take the weight off the festive season’s dress codes. To get a breather from heavy ensembles that weigh you down, here’s how you can fit Indo-western jumpsuits into new celebratory norms.
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From being a functional piece of clothing to being declared as the ‘ballgown of the next century’ by American designer Geoffrey Beene in the 80s, jumpsuits have been a modern closet staple for long. Now that you’re jumping onto the bandwagon of Indo-western jumpsuits, Ridhima Bhasin‘s drapes will make you look a cut above the rest at the sangeet-cum-cocktail party. All you need is a polki choker to punctuate the look.
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Beyond the splendour of traditional wear, experimenting with an offbeat fusion jumpsuit is the easiest way to crack your wedding season #OOTD. Besides, an exotic wedding destination gives you the license to choose an unconventional style. With a corset bodice and frothy ruffled sleeves, this Pink Peacock Couture creation promises a red carpet vibe for the reception. The high slits and exaggerated sleeve by Jyoti Sachdev Iyer is another limelight-friendly look that can be reserved for a sundowner mehendi.
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Whether you’re attending a low-key gathering or frolicking through high-octane festivities, make a mission to dress comfortably and the best-dressed title will follow. This showstopper by Ridhi Mehra has the opulence of feather-weight frills that can easily stand out in a sea of kurtas and anarkalis. Lead the bridesmaid clan in this sari-inspired hybrid jumpsuit.
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Papa Don’t Preach‘s collections are replete with such millennial-friendly jumpsuits too. Their latest rendition with bright colours, 3D embellishments and caged bodice is playful and bold at once. Mishru displays the ultimate formula for minimal effort and maximum impact: A column silhouette with a bootcut flare and delicately embellished flowers.
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Update your one-and-done outfit by adding a cape for super-powered glamour. Tarun Tahiliani pairs it with an embroidered wispy cape, while Gaurav Gupta’s sculpted ruffles add edge.
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Shop limelight-worthy indo-western jumpsuits by A+Co. here.