Jump on the “How to Dress for Every Occasion” Train
You can see steady progress in how the Indian population dresses. You might have seen it first-hand as well.
We’re a multi-cultural nation with unique dressing styles native to each culture, even state! It is no secret that we have absorbed the dressing styles from every culture we have come in touch with.
Strolling on grounds close to home, we’ve accepted the western style of dressing the most. Jeans and t-shirts, skirt and pantsuits, kimonos, you name it! You’ll find a blend of all these styles all over India.
We now attend fancy parties that specify dress codes as if they’re nuclear codes!
They’re seldom really hard to crack, aren’t they?
So to help you out, we have compiled a guide that’s going to help you pick out the right attire for any occasion you wish to rock.
Buy yourself a pretty pair of diamond earrings online and read along!
Be warned! Once you finish reading this article you might be inclined towards buying pieces of clothing you might wear just once, but that’s okay, one wear of a lovely dress is better than none!
Okay, enough chit chat.
Let’s move onto the article so you know what you should wear for the upcoming events.
See the quote above? That’s the way you want to dress for a casual event. Glam it up in a way that it looks effortless.
Dressing up for a casual occasion is probably the simplest of them all! With an event themed “come as you are” you can expect a lot of fun. Flaunt your most comfortable outfits with a nice cocktail in hand around a lively bunch of people, who know the real meaning of fun!
As a woman, you could pair a nice sundress with sandals or plain and simple, jeans and a blouse with flats. Throw in a delicate bracelet or tiny danglers, and you’re good to go.
For your man, depending on the venue, ask him to wear jeans and a t-shirt with sneakers or a light button-down shirt, chino shorts, and sandals. There’s not a lot that could go wrong with the classic styles. So go a little crazy (in having fun).
Occasions that Scream Business Casuals
Business casuals are the perfect blend of comfort and style.
Remember buying those delicate diamond earrings online? It’s time to get them out of the cupboard. Let your skirt or trousers be black, for the blouse pick a nice shade of bright yet subtle colour, and heels if possible.
With a collared shirt, dress pants, and loafers your man is bound to look like the showstopper he is at the business casual event, he probably didn’t want to go to.
A little bit of business while having a jolly time would be perfect for a weekend, right? Why not dress it up for the day?
The Business Event
The corporate world is taking over, and there are multinationals that have flooded in. When you work for or with such companies, you’re bound to be invited to a formal event that requires you to wear your best business attire.
Ladies, get your tailored black dress and match it with a formal pair of heels, or put on the pantsuit that makes you feel like a boss. Your impeccable dressing style will impress your peer and bosses. Add a little bling by wearing the best solitaire ring you own.
Your man probably already knows what to do. Still, pick out a grey or blue suit with a solid dress shirt, plain tie, dark socks, and dress shoes. He’ll look like a million dollars, we promise!
A piece of advice, don’t go overboard in trying to look different. You’re special, and everything about you is extraordinary! So don’t worry too much and keep reading the blog.
The Little Garden Party Attire
There isn’t a name for this style. All you want to do is make sure you look your best while still having a bit of fun!
A colourful dress would look adorable with the slightest bling from your jewellery, and a sweet clutch. Wear lightweight wedges to add a little height to an already graceful you!
A gentleman would want to wear a seasonal coat and a pair of slacks with a holiday-themed tie! Do you know what else would look great for a garden party? A linen suit with loafers. Casual and classy! What else could you want?
The After 5 Party
You’d probably recognize these types of invitations saying “cocktail party” or having a “semi-formal” dress code. These outfits are super cute and are worn to the wedding and dance parties.
A little black dress, silver jewellery, and high heels are the go-to pieces of a cocktail party. If you have time to prepare then buy a pretty trendy pair of diamond earrings online may be the ones that dangle effortlessly from your ears.
A white shirt, layered with a dark skinny fit suit, slim tie, and black shoes will be great for the man that will accompany you to the semi-formal party.
Your outfits will be in perfect sync; you’ll look the most elegantly, yet simply dressed couple.
The Casual Black Tie Event
The two worlds of trend and conservation combine here to make a 3rd, very different world that is the epitome of classiness.
There are too many options to pick from for a casual black tie event! Pick a floor-length dress or a not-so-crazy little black dress with accessories that show off the charm of the dress, rather than overpowering it.
Tuxedos or suits in whites and blacks is what you want him to be wearing for a black tie event. Everything should match, from the tie to the socks and the shoes. A neatly put together outfit will leave everyone you see in awe!
See! A little common sense, that’s all it takes to look good at any social event!
The Actual Black Tie Event
Now, this is the real deal!
This is the event of the year, and you want to look your best. Go to the ends of the earth if you have to, but find the notably beautiful outfits anyone has ever seen!
A floor length gown is essential for the ladies. Grab a clutch that compliments the dress to store your make-up essentials. Wear the best solitaire ring or a cocktail ring that will boost your style quotient.
The only option for a man for an actual black tie event will be a tuxedo, dark shoes and socks, and cuff links. We all know he has one pair stored somewhere at the back of the cupboard. He has a chance to flaunt them now!
It’s not like there are any strict rules that you need to follow for these occasions, but that doesn’t mean you can’t follow some guidelines, you know. Get a basic idea of the should and should not do.
We’re hoping the infographic helped you in recognising some of the attires. If you’re still not sure, there are multiple high-end brands that will be able to help you in your search of the perfect outfit.
And when it comes to jewellery, you already have ZIVAR.in, selling you trendy, casual, and even traditional pieces. Do you know your jewellery could be a great conversation starter at any of these events? Well, yes! It’ll be too pretty for anyone to ignore! The already beautiful you will get a confidence boost. Sounds tempting, right?
All in all, you want to dress according to what you like and what looks good on you. Sticking to one type of dressing can become monotonous and cause a dullness around you.
Experiment with various styles and patterns of clothes. And while spending large sums of money on an item you might never wear would sound stupid, you could opt for a cheaper non-branded version of the same piece.
Did you read the words by Oscar de la Renta that we’ve added in the blog? It’s okay if you don't have the best clothes! As long as you carry it well and know how to match everything, you’ll look great!
Basically, just do whatever works for you! Feel good in whatever you decide to wear and enjoy the party! Accessories add a little fun to the outfit you’re wearing, so make sure you pick the pieces you love!
ZIVAR.in has an awesome collection of jewellery that is perfect for every occasion. Right from trendy to traditional, you’ll be able to find the piece you love! With certified diamonds, you’re left with nothing to worry about. Check out the website to find out more.