Festive Ethnic Jewellery Ideas 2018: 4 Must Have Accessories to Flaunt Your Traditional Look
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Festive season is ongoing in full swing in India. Starting from Ganesh Chaturthi, followed by Navratri and now everybody is eagerly waiting for Diwali which is just around the corner. Apart from weddings, Indian festivals are celebrated with utmost gusto as it is the time people get the chance to adorn themselves in traditional outfits and jewellery and step out looking their fashionable best. Jewellery or accessories complete and enhance the overall attire during an occasion. Below we tell you some traditional jewellery pieces you can opt for the upcoming festivities. Makeup Essentials for Festive Season 2018! From Shimmery Eyeshadows to Blinding Highlighters, Perfect Your Traditional Look.

When it comes to accessorising, it is all about the balance. If your outfit is highly embellished then opt for minimalistic statement jewellery pieces. Indian jewellery comprises of various styles, patterns and designs. And now since people are choosing Indo-Western attires, the traditional jewellery comes with a contemporary feel to it. This festive season, opt for traditional kadas, colourful gemstone-studded bangles and more while getting into the festive mood. Pradnya Mhaske, AGM, Merchandising and Design, CaratLane, suggests how.

1. Jhumkas: The one piece of jewellery you must own this festive season are jhumkas. You can accessorise these with Indo-western skirts or the classy traditional outfits. Whether you are looking for a casual festive look for the office party or you feel like going all out for the extravagant Diwali bash, the versatile jhumkas will surely have your back.


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2. Chandbalis: While they enhance any look, they'll help you put your trendy foot forward at a card party during Diwali, where you can pair them with chic evening wear.

3. Bangles: There are a lot of options to choose from - traditional kadas, diamond bangles or colourful gemstone-studded bangles. You can go for 3D openable bangles too. While you can style heavily with kadas or diamond bangles for pooja, you can also experiment with several modern designs and gemstone-studded bangles for a family get together.


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4. Choker Necklace: A choker is a close-fitting necklace that is the ongoing trend. You can pair a choker with a saree or with a traditional dress that has a broader neckline. You can opt for a diamond or kundan studded choker pieces, you have multiple options to choose from.

Nelson Jaffery, Head of design Birla Cellulose, also shared: "This festive season, the trend of fusion wear is catching up amongst the fashion followers, so an easy to carry pant style sari look can be created with fabrics like viscose and modal. An elegant yet light-weight sharara can be designed using modal and modal blended fabrics." Jewellery is not only restricted to bangles and earrings, hair accessories are also a major boom this festive season. One thing to remember is to not wear every possible jewellery from your wardrobe, you do not want to exhibit the jewellery. This festive season 2018, keep it classy and chic.

(With IANS inputs)