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To Beige or Not to Beige - how to master this trending color with Indian Ethnic Wear


 

The beauty of beige is being rediscovered this year.

Beige has been ruling the ramp walks all of 2019. Having been declared the "IT" color of this year, we have seen it on trenches, sailor pants, shirts, wide leg trousers, sun dresses, you name it.

It is not as though this classic neutral with universal appeal had ever  disappeared. Beige has long been the go-to neutral for the uber sophisticated fashionista not quite at ease with the stark monotony of black, or the pristine simplicity of white.

 In fact as far as accessories go, beige has been the perpetual choice to balance the brash vibrance of  intense jewel hues like purple, orange, scarlet and magenta.

And who can 'do' Beige better than Woody Allen? You certainly cannot remember a Woody Allen film which did not clothe its cast in the shades of creamy beige, earthy browns and forest greens - somehow he has always managed to preserve the 1970's aesthetic of the ecologically and environmentally conscious commune dwellers dealing with their own intellectual and existential predicament.

If anything, his preference for the beige clothed characters has strayed well past the 2000's into his film making, creating a 'Woodyland' where beige still rules the roost.

 

Remember Rachel Mac-Adams in that teasing Beige shirt dress in Midnight in Paris ? or Cate Blanchett's all beige Hermes bag, Chanel jacket and beige top and pencil skirt from Blue Jasmine.

Ah! Those iconic looks from his well loved films. What wouldn't you give to recreate those this year when Beige has finally exploded everywhere, painting the wardrobes of the world with its muted elegance ?

But then you are also too classy to ape a western attire just to match a season trend.

Alrighty Aphrodite !!

Here is an even better idea, why copy when you can create  ?

Yes ! Create a classic, sophisticated all beige look for yourself with rich Indian ethnic fabrics and silhouettes. What is more is that beige is the perfect color for all seasons; spring, summer or winter and  Indian ethnic wear offers you more choice of materials, fabrics, shades, cuts, silhouettes, embellishments and workmanship than you can keep up with.

Whether it is a saree, a kurta or anarkali , pure-elegance.com has a range of selections to fulfill your passion for beige.

Just scroll down to see how you can master the art of beige from decadent silks reminiscent of royal robes, to muted cottons for that cool cat look with pure-elegance.com

 

Beige Tissue silk saree with banarasi weave: If your beige daydreams verge on the royal decadence of yore this is the perfect ensemble for you to drape them in. Wear this silk tissue number covered in elegant banarasi zaree motifs with elegant kundan jewellery and nude make up to a wedding and make it one to remember.

Style tip: Wear with a gold corset or gold belt to give the saree a more structured silhouette. Don't forget a dash of your gold highlighter, your highness !

Scoville score :  High on Highness.

 

 

 

 

Beige Jute Linen Floor Length Anarkali Suit : If your highness would not be appeased with a saree, here is a majestic anarkali With Gotta Patti Work to complement your subtle glow. The muted beige and gold combination can never go wrong for a timeless sophisticated look whether it is your 1st or your 25th Wedding Anniversary party.

Style tip: Add delicate diamond drops and bangles and for an edge to this statuesque look go with gold or beige block heels.

Scoville score :  STOP to conquer.

 

 

 

Beige Kalamkari Appliqué Saree : This simple and classic beige Kalamkari appliqué sari is perfect for more low key occasions. Wear this to a formal get together or a lunch with the in laws and you are sure to win a few hearts for your classy outing.

Style tip: Temple jewelry or a long mangal sutra pendant with colored stones is ideal to dress up this simple classic saree. If you really want to dress it up, don't forget to loosely pin a red rose to your hair to balance the rich neutral of this outfit.

Scoville score :  Beige that as it's May.

 

 

Beige kantha tussar silk saree: This is a saree with a beautiful floral design in rich red, green and ochre which will take you easily from a day to an evening look. You can dress it up or tone it down and still the classic beige with floral motifs will save the day from a dull outing.

Style tip: Pair this with minimal gold jewelry,  a tan leather bag and tan jutis in the day for a casual outing. To transform this to an evening look simply add gold jhumkas or pachi work earrings to up the ante.

Scoville score:   Beige-welled beauty.

 

 

Beige embroidered kurta with skirt: For a muted day look while running errands or out shopping, this coordinated Kurta-Skirt ensemble is an ideal choice to slay the day in cool comfort. It comes with a matching dupatta and this breezy look will not only give you a cool feel it will also keep you on point for the all-beige tonal trend with an interesting ethnic twist.

Style tip: Pair this beige and black embroidered kurta skirt set with a practical no fuss black handbag, black leather strap watch and black over-sized sunglasses as you step out of the car being the Boss Lady that you are.

Scoville score:   Beigey as a bee.

 

So pick these all beige outfits and  you have a brand new Beige saga ready to unfold through the rest of 2019.

Why just keep up with the Kardashians when you can give them a run for their money ?

 

 

Article By : Bhavna R


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