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Raksha Bandhan is around the corner and it’s that time of the year when you want to be in a trendy outfit. Before you get confused thinking about what to wear and where to shop, let’s give you some options which will not only be apt for Raksha Bandhan festival but will make your wardrobe up-to-date. It’s not necessary to buy everything new; you may get some options in your closet, which can be accessorized or given a twist to make it look new and trendy.

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Raksha Bandhan is the best time to be in your desi avatar. Gone are the days when you wear ethnic outfits in the traditional way. You can be at your best in ethnic attires with some modern touches. Follow these amazing ideas to get a chic look. You can opt for affordable options and with a little creativity; you can give your persona a drastic makeover.

Saree with a jacket and belt

Look how Karisma Kapoor has given a modern twist to a traditional saree. She has paired a textured saree with a brown blazer and belt giving a creative look to an otherwise simple saree. You can also look for a georgette saree or a cotton printed saree, maybe with batik prints or a plain-colour saree with a traditional border. Pair it with a cotton blazer and a waist-belt. You can go for another option that is also in trend. Pair the saree with contrast or the same colour crop top. How cool are these choices!

Modern yet traditional saree look

Choose chiffon or a light-weight georgette saree for this look. It can be a textured, printed or plain-colour one. Pair it with a contrast blingy, strappy blouse or spaghetti.  The best choice is to go for black. Keep your accessories restricted to a dangler or a large hoop and a pair of black stilettos. For makeup, opt for a bright lip and black eyeliner. Side-part your tresses and go for a messy bun or a loose braid. The simple modern yet traditional look would accentuate your persona and take it to the next level.

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Contemporary lehenga-choli look

You can create your version of this Indian ethnic look of Kareena Kapoor Khan. Pick a lehenga which is more contemporary than traditional for this Raksha Bandhan. Wear the lehenga like a skirt and pair it with a blouse with a trailing cape. The outfit without a dupatta gave it a modern and contemporary look. The blouse with flutter sleeves is unconventional as well. You can go for smoky eyes and nude lips like Kareena.

Trendy ruffle saree

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Give the elegant six yards a little classy makeover. Go in for a ruffle saree this Raksha Bandhan and see how it gives you a chic look. Ruffle sarees are the latest trend so it will be easily available in the market and at affordable price. You can pick up a printed one, stripes, polka dots or a monotone colour. Pair it with a contrast blouse—it can be spaghetti or a strappy sleeveless. This will definitely give a modern twist to your saree look.

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