The Eid-looks Bazaar - your guide to step out in style this festival

As we get more attuned to Ramadan in Karachi’s scorching heat, it’s slowly dawning on us that meethi Eid is not very far away. If you are not game for the last minute frazzles, packed overbearing bazaars, tailoring woes and scattered wits, it’s imperative that you sort out your sartorials for the one festival where we desis don’t hold back.
We are here as your Eid stylists, to help you go through a myriad of wardrobe choices to step out in style.

Silk sensation

The obsession with silk heightens in the season, and with the vibrancy of the printed fabric and its gripping decadence; the mad infatuation is justified. Silk ensembles never fail to exude elegance, glamour and sophistication. Wrap the silks around you in the chicest manner there is as you step out for the evening soirées. Complete the look with a statement clutch!

Très chic

Play right into the hands of contemporary and go tres chic to boast Eid festivity. Experiment with your silhouettes, steering away from the conventional. Peplums with boot cut pants, embroidered jackets, shirts with experimental hemlines would make the perfect outfit for family get togethers on Eid day. Add the final punch to your look with tassel earrings.

Pastel pastille

Pastel outfits make for the soft, peachy and effortlessly elegant look. They can make for subtle perfection, ideal for daywear. Go for your mint greens, powder blues, lightest of pinks and lemon yellows, to exude an unparalleled glam of your own. Seal the look with a pair of khussa and traditional jewels.

Traditional calling

Wish to tap into the traditional essence this Eid? Choice of desi attires connects well with the quintessence of the festival and lures one closer to the customs. They also bring out the femininity in you. Think of classic kurta paired with shalwars or trousers with bursts of colours, vibrant hangings and detailing to satiate the desi in you. Dainty, embellished angarkha, dhaka pyjamas and shalwars remain designer’s favourites. Count on pretty embellishments, woven detailing, block prints and glints of gold in your ensembles. Make note to pair them with traditional jewels; nothing beats the arresting charm of jhumkis or kundan earpieces.

Go the Lawn way

Tis the season, and women are falling in love with lawn, all over again. A beautiful lawn number is a statement in itself; it does the talking for you as you flaunt the breezy fabric on you. Most women are inadvertently drawn towards its magnetic enchantment. Steer away from floral and animal prints this time, and go for bespoke dupattas in solid colours, abstract mingling and eastern decadence. Make sure to flaunt a classy handbag as you step out.

In white we trust

You can never go wrong with all white. It remains unbeatable for any occasion, even for Eid. Many find it difficult to pull it off, but if the right hue of white (yes, there are many different whites out there) is chosen you can emanate matchless grace and elegance. Go regal and ethereal by choosing a white chickan kari ensemble or an embroidered kurta. Risk a little risqué and play with sheer organza work in your outfit. Pair with emerald earrings to add a splash of colour.