Happy Hariyali Teej
The monsoon season in India ushers a series of festivities. It’s a glorious season, as the Earth rejoices itself after the hot and dry season. With the onset of rains, the surroundings are green and lush, making Hariyali Teej a joyous celebration. In Hindi, Hariyali refers to the color green. Women in India adorn themselves this day, in hues of greens and reds and apply henna on their hands and feet. Combinations of white, gold, grey, yellow and magenta go beautifully with the color green and red although these colors compliment each other very well, even with its different hues. Wearing contrasting colors to a green outfit and bangles could not only enhance the overall look but also help you to stand out in the crowd. Different styles of sarees and suits are now easily available in the markets and in online stores so what to wait for ? One of the most trendy outfits these days is how you carry a saree in different styles. Play with the sleeves of the blouse, use different types of sleeve styles that would go and enhance your saree look! Sleeves like bell sleeves, tulip sleeves, ruffles at the end, butterfly sleeves could be used. The necks of the blouse can also give a royal ,decent or even a stylist look to your saree. For example; halter necks, V-shaped necks, boat necks, high collar necks or even an off shoulder blouse would modify the style statement for young married women. Not just with the blouse, sarees can be worn in different ways as well; maharashtrian style, bengali style or stick to the basic one if you are trying out different sleeves for the blouse. Since bangles play an important role to complete the outfit, don’t forget to use contrasting colored bangles to your outfit. It can be improvised and it also adds a spice of style to your look. Finally, don’t forget to smile since it is the most precious thing you could wear !