Your Guide To Reverse Accessorizing

by Drishti Mistry

Off lately fashion has become all about blurring lines, whether it has to do with gender norms or accepting a wider variety of cultures, colors and body types in its nomenclature. As a subtle nod to this thought, here we try to break fashion’s rules of accessorizing – bringing to you the art of reverse accessorizing. Don’t worry; it’s not as complicated as it sounds- it’s simply pairing conventionally contemporary accessories with traditional wear or vice versa– the key is to find the right balance. Let’s get started?

Lehenga Love

No matter what the occasion, the quintessentially desi lehenga can always be given a modern twist- you would be surprised to see what this solid choker, statement whisk earrings and the avant-garde palm cuff can do to spruce up your ensemble.

Dress For Drama

Love those easy to slip-in printed dresses that you can wear to your brunch with the girls? We say up your style game a notch higher with oxidized silver jewelry that exudes a vintage charm- how about this floral chandbali necklace, traditional triple layered ear candies and an engraved handcuff that also doubles as a tribal anklet?

Saree Not Sorry

This traditional six-yard is hard to westernize- and you don’t have to- but if the occasion demands like
for a best-friend’s cocktail or a low-key house party, why not layer up some quirky jewelry like this
globally coveted evil eye necklace, a ring to match and a pair of statement stud earrings!

Gown- In- Glory

Gowns are such exquisite silhouettes-instantly lending a polished glam to the wearer- we suggest you one up this silhouette by mixing it up with a bit of tradition- go for this chunky choker with kundan work, kundan earrings with pearls and a hand cuff to match. P.S. if the jewelry has a hint of contrasting gem stones-even better!

Kurta Krush

What is Indian ethnic wear without the classic kurta? We couldn’t let this one off the list. Hit refresh on this sweet silhouette with this evidently contemporary neckpiece, oversized matching earrings and an artsy ring- a fail-proof way to start a conversation at the next party.

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Evil Eye Necklace



Adapt Choker



Zahira Necklaces…



Nugget 6 Ringlet



Evil Eye Bracelet



Mosaic Palm Cuff



Laurel Pearl…



Catapult Nugget



Candy Bangle



Square Mesh Studs



Emerald Chrome Earrings



Ocean Drops 1 Earrings


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