You must remember those days when it was a trend to style your T-shirts and tank tops with a shrug. A shrug is just a minimal version of a jacket, yet more trendy and comfortable. While wearing your tops and tees with a shrug is still a fashion for many, fashion has taken itself up by a notch.
These days dresses with shrugs are the latest trend which women are following. So if you’re bored of wearing your dresses in a regular way, teaming it up with a shrug will give your traditional look a modern twist.
If you think wearing a full-fledged dress such as a kurti with leggings and a dupatta is too tedious and bulky, especially on days when you’re running errands, you can switch it up for dresses with shrugs. This look is not only minimal but is much more chic than your everyday traditional look. You can ensure you will be comfortable in this indo western look which is so easy to style.
Dresses with shrugs are not only meant for occasions, and you can even wear them on regular days, such as when you want to go to the market or the mall for shopping. Because they are so light and breezy, they make for perfect summer wear. Here’s how you can style your dresses with shrugs for a classic look.
- Printed dresses with matching shrug: For traditional events such as your BFF’s mehendi ceremony, you can opt for a printed maxi dress which can be paired with a matching mini shrug. This easy-breezy look will allow for maximum movement on a fun occasion. You can team it up with juttis and oxidised earrings.
- Solid dress with a printed shrug: If you’re tired of wearing your boring shirt and trousers at the office, go traditional yet remain classy in a solid black dress which you can team up with a black and white chequered long shrug. You can complete your look with black strappy heels and a black handbag.
- Printed cotton dress with a printed shrug: If you have a printed cotton dress, just throw on a printed long shrug with a tie detailing on the front. This look is perfect on a day out, which you can complete with traditional flats and a classic clutch.
- Colour block your look: You can spice things up by teaming a solid white maxi dress with a pop coloured long shrug. A solid yellow shrug or a yellow printed shrug will work wonders for this look which you can pair with bright orange heels to colour block the look.
- Dress with an asymmetrical shrug: A traditional midi kurti or a dress can be teamed up with a chanderi asymmetrical shrug and jutis or Kolhapuris for a lowkey traditional look for a wedding. You can complement this classy look with traditional earrings and wear your hair down in waves.
These dresses with shrugs are the current trendy picks of the month which you can style in so many ways to cater to different occasions.