Elegant outfit ideas to try this Rakshabandhan

India is a land of festivals and with Raksha Bandhan, commences the festive season in the country. Each festival is celebrated with a lot of fervour and excitement wherein people dress up, make special delicacies and spend time with their loved ones.

When it comes to dressing up for girls, there are a plethora of options available in the market to choose from.

 Before every festival, Instagram is also flooded with fashion bloggers and influencers sharing their outfit ideas.

Since the pandemic hit us last year, the scenario of celebrating festivals with your extended family and friends might have taken a complete U-turn - the celebrations are now more intimate but that doesn’t mean that you don't have to dress up the same way too.

While maintaining social distancing and following covid protocol, you can celebrate with your closed ones or you can just opt for a video call with your siblings.

No matter what the mode of celebrating could be, we’ve listed down outfit ideas that could be donned this Rakhi.

Rakhi outfit ideas-

1. Festive Gota Suit Set with Dupatta

Gota-patti is an intricate form of craft mostly done by karigars in Rajasthan. It’s an applique technique wherein tiny pieces of zari ribbon are applied on the fabric with edges sewn to create stunning patterns. 

Silver and gold laces are tactfully put on kurtas to give a royal touch. Apt for Rakshabandhan and all other festivals alike, gota-patti suit set can make any occasion look brighter and beautiful. 

Crafted with precision and tailored to perfection, our cotton Gota-patti suit set with soft dupatta will be a perfect set to wear on the occasion of Rakshabandhan. So if you’re looking for Rakshabandhan traditional dress, our gota patti set would be a perfect fit for your wardrobe. 

Gota patti suit set

2. Timeless Saree

Saris are not only flattering but also forgiving - no matter what your body size, this 6-meter drape never judges! There are almost 100 types of drapes that you can style your sari, with Nivi being the most popular one.

So whether you want to borrow your sari from your mother or buy a timeless sarees from the market or online, you can surely add an addition to your festive wardrobe. To style it further, team it up with a cute plain top or a shirt to give an edgy look. 

There are umpteen number of fabrics and prints available in the market, you can choose from an extensive range of mulmul, Chanderi and Indigo saris on Shalvi Fashion.   

Chanderi saree

3. Chic Jumpsuits

Wondering what to wear this Rakshabandhan? You don't have to stick to basic traditional wear like every year. In fact, you can add a contemporary touch to your outfit with a chic jumpsuit. Complete your look with your silver accessories and mojaris to exude the festive vibe. 

You can add a blue jumpsuit with traditional motifs to your festive wardrobe. Highlighted with an exaggerated loose fit and tapered pants, it exudes comfort and sophistication. Handcrafted in 100% rayon fabric, you can beat the summer heat and welcome the festive season in style.  

woman jumpsuits

4. Classic Kurtis

Kurtis is a classic staple worn on daily basis and Indian weddings alike. Make this effortless everyday wardrobe essential a part of your celebrations as well. 

This Rakshabandhan, as we are not stepping into larger gatherings, you can slip into a simple kurti to celebrate with your sibling. 

Crafted in fine cotton, the kurta is breathable and comfortable to be worn on festive summer days. Highlighted with a mandarin collar, three-fourth sleeves and a buttoned placket, it exudes the perfect festive vibe.   

designer kurtis

5. Breezy Dresses

This Rakshabandhan, elevate your festive look in a breezy summer dress. Experiment by pairing it up with straight ankle-length pants or be playful with accessories by adding jhumkas and a bindi. 

Since it's still summer in most parts of the country, choose a dress that is crafted in soft cottons. Crafted in pure cotton, adorn our ruffle dress this Rakshabandhan -  flowy and allows easy movement and falls just above the knees. 

striped dresses


6. Ankle-Length Skirts 

Easy-breezy and fuss-free, skirts always manage to find their own space in a woman's wardrobe. You can also dress up in our bright pink skirt that comes in free size and a floor-length. 

Style it with a kurti, shirt or a tank top and complete the ensemble with a silver necklace. Complete the outfit with Kolhapuri chappals this Rakhi and ace your festive look. 

umbrella skirt


7. Statement-making Scarf

This Rakshabandhan, add quirk to your outfit with a statement-making scarf. You can wear a scarf year-round and with a variety of different outfits and it works perfectly on festive occasions as well.

A scarf can be styled in infinite ways - take cues from fashion blogger Komal Pandey to style it in versatile ways. 

Crafted in cotton and accented with a pompom lace, our hand screen printed scarf has the power to upgrade any look. 

printed scarfs

We hope these 7 stylish Rakshabandhan outfit ideas can help spark an inspiration to choose your outfit this Rakshabandhan. Let us know in the comments below on what you'd be wearing for the special occasion to celebrate with your siblings.