A popular festival celebrated that is celebrated everywhere, Onam is a harvest festival with a lot of historical significance behind it. Onam brings with it a reason to come together with family and friends, delicious food to eat, gifts to exchange and an excuse to get dressed and flaunt your style. So, this year, glam up your look with a contemporary twist with some of the most quintessential Onam outfits. Shop the festive collection from Lifestyle starting from Rs. 499 for women, from Rs. 799 for men and from Rs. 999 for kids!
These handpicked looks for women have the auspicious White and Gold theme seen in Onam traditional dresses. Instead of wearing the traditional sari, you could switch it up with more contemporary styles in kurtas, tunics, palazzos and maxi skirts. Amkuti’s straight kurta in an Ivory Beige colour has zari detailing around the neckline and borders. You can pair it with Gold palazzo pants. Other kurta designs that you are sure to love are from Melange by Lifestyle and Span. The straight kurta from Melange by Lifestyle in an Off-White colour has subtle embroidery on the bodice and is the perfect match to a Gold churidar. If you opt for Span, the straight kurta has a more detailed embroidery with a dotted design throughout the fabric – the perfect complement to Gold straight pants.
You can also try a maxi skirt and tunic or ethnic crop top for an Onam dress for ladies. The flared tunic from Indya is a one-of-a-kind piece complete with half-sleeves, a bodice with zari work and sequin embellishments and flowing sheer fabric. Pair it with a Golden Yellow printed maxi skirt. Another maxi skirt right for the occasion is from De Moza and is designed with a flared hemline and a detailed print at the bottom. Flared palazzos with a Gold print from Melange by Lifestyle would also make you look occasion-ready. Both bottoms can be paired with a shimmery Gold ethnic crop top.
Onam fashion tips to remember when styling this look are to accessorise with Gold – earrings, a statement necklace, heels or sandals, and don’t forget a handbag as a finishing touch!
Keep it simple and sophisticated with men’s outfits for Onam with kurtas from Melange by Lifestyle. A kurta with straight pants or a churidar never fails for men. The Beige textured kurta with a fine print that blends into the fabric is a minimalistic design that comes with a plain churidar. A slightly darker shade of Beige can be seen in the printed kurta with an intricate print around the neckline and band collar. The Tan Yellow kurta has a striped printed pattern with leaf motifs and an embroidered band collar. You can also simplify it with a solid-coloured White kurta that can be paired with a Golden Yellow churidar.
There are plenty of Onam fashion ideas for kids this season too. Get a kurta set complete with pants and a dupatta from Melange by Lifestyle. The short-sleeved kurta in an Off-White has a flared hemline and a Silver foil print design, while the dupatta borders have a Gold foil print. A set that your little girl will surely love is a lehenga and blouse, also from Melange by Lifestyle. The Beige blouse has pretty motifs while the lehenga has a broad printed design and a Gold-coloured border. The simple White dupatta with a Gold border completes this look to perfection.
The Yellow full-sleeved kurta with placement embroidery around the collar and neckline from Melange by Lifestyle comes with dhoti pants for your boys. You can also choose the Beige textured kurta with a textured design around the band collar and neckline paired with a White churidar.