Children, no matter what they wear, look adorable always. When we go shopping, we usually buy dresses for girls and shirts and shorts/pants for boys. Come festivals, we go for the traditional look. Traditional wear has gone big these days, with so many variations for children. Kids ethnic wear has expanded; traditional kids’ dresses are not limited anymore. Here are seven traditional outfits which are trendy as well as have that ethnic touch to it.
Lehenga – Choli
Well, the traditional ghagra choli has got a trendy makeover. The cuts, the designs and the colours have all become stylish and vibrant than before. While the tops come in all cuts and shapes, right from large opening at the back to even backless at times, the usual ghagras are soon becoming a thing of the past. The choli is teamed up with a lehenga (long skirt) and topped up with a dupatta.
Suit with Palazzo
Traditional dress for girls have been taken up a notch higher. This is a favourite among all parents. A top, a kurta or a typical Punjabi suit is teamed up with the palazzo. The look is completed with a dupatta; some kids choose to wear the dress without the dupatta, which also looks complete by itself.
Dhoti – Kurta
This is a traditional dress for boys and they look so mature and adorable at the same time. Your little boy’s wardrobe will get a stylish touch with this attire. This itself is a complete look, but you can always team it up with a vest. There are sets available in the market, making it a three-piece set.
Dhoti – Kurti
Why should boys have all the fun! There are colourful and trendy varieties of those available in the shops. Some with frills and some simple – they all look classy. It is your wish though if you want to turn that into a three-piece set with a dupatta. It just adds to the attire and makes it way more ethnic.
This is Rajasthan’s gift to your little prince. These prints are unique and never go out of fashion. You can pair it up with a pyjama or a dhoti. He is sure to look royal. Of course, there is also the angrakha kurta too, which is in fashion these days for the boys.
This trend is soon catching up and might be the next big thing as far as ethnic dresses for girls go. These are beautiful gowns, might be traditional or modern with an ethnic cape. It is a two-piece dress and even the simplest of these cape-dresses will look grand when worn for any festival.
Cold shoulder dresses
Cold shoulder is in fashion these days and why not! It is super-cool and super-comfortable. They are not limited to dresses though; even lehenga-choli/ ghagra-choli are coming in cold-shoulder varieties and parents and children alike cannot get enough of it.
Next time you go shopping for ethnic, look beyond the salwars and kurta-pyjamas. The new trends are much more colourful and have so much to show for themselves. Dress your little ones in the trendiest designs next festival.
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