Eastern Fashion for Westerners

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Classy Topaz Earrings by CbazaarElegant Rust Silk Handbag by Cbazaar
Classy Topaz Earrings by Cbazaar
Classy Topaz Earrings by Cbazaar
Elegant Rust Silk Handbag by Cbazaar
Elegant Rust Silk Handbag by Cbazaar

Fashion takes on many forms depending on your region. Most Westerners like to conform to a certain style of dress code. However, being fashionable is not all about keeping with your old look. It's about adding color, accessories and looking fabulous! Why not incorporate some Eastern styles into your wardrobe?

Many Hindu-Americans readily accept westernized attire, but hold steadfast to the beautiful attire that is native to their culture. Bold, vibrant and exotic colors, patterns and gems make for an elaborate and stunning ensemble. There is much in the way of traditional eastern clothing that you can use and still retain your diva looks!

Just take a look at some of the ways you can spice up your western outfit with traditional eastern clothing with these fashions put together by Cbazaar!


Learn the Lingo

Churidar - Simply put, pants or leggings which are close-fitting to the contours of the legs. Usually worn under tunics(kameez).

Saree- A long stretch of fabric that is wrapped around the body in such a fashion that it becomes suitable attire.

Dupatta- Basically a long scarf that usually is worn with churidars, but can also be used to accessorize anything you're wearing.

Salwar Kameez - Traditional Indian attire worn by both men and women that consist of pairing the kameez(tunics) with the salwar(leggings or pajama-styled pants)

Cast your vote for Eastern-Western Attire

A Relaxed Look - Great for Office or Going Out!

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Black Printed cotton tunic by Cbazaar.Gorgeous Stone Bangle Set from CbazaarFashionable Clutch Bag from Cbazaar.Attractive Stone Studded Earrings from Cbazaar.
Black Printed cotton tunic by Cbazaar.
Black Printed cotton tunic by Cbazaar.
Gorgeous Stone Bangle Set from Cbazaar
Gorgeous Stone Bangle Set from Cbazaar
Fashionable Clutch Bag from Cbazaar.
Fashionable Clutch Bag from Cbazaar.
Attractive Stone Studded Earrings from Cbazaar.
Attractive Stone Studded Earrings from Cbazaar.

Accessorize! Accessorize! Accessorize!

I can't say it enough - accessories are an important part of your outfit. A nice purse, scarf, jewelry - even sunglasses - help complete your ensemble and will have heads turning from every direction. You needn't spend a fortune to look this good, it's all about smart shopping and picking the right pieces that can be worn with more than one outfit.

For instance, these dupattas (scarves) can be worn with anything and also can be worn in different ways. So whether you're wearing a salwar kameez or just a tank top, you can still look fabulously chic!

Dupattas & Stoles

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Polka Dotted Printed Black Cotton Stole from CbazaarDark Aqua Green and Magenta Churidar Suit with Dupatta from Cbazaar.Flora Orange Wool Stole from Cbazaar.
Polka Dotted Printed Black Cotton Stole from Cbazaar
Polka Dotted Printed Black Cotton Stole from Cbazaar
Dark Aqua Green and Magenta Churidar Suit with Dupatta from Cbazaar.
Dark Aqua Green and Magenta Churidar Suit with Dupatta from Cbazaar.
Flora Orange Wool Stole from Cbazaar.
Flora Orange Wool Stole from Cbazaar.

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stayingalivemoma 4 years ago from Tempe, Arizona Author

Thanks, DDE! You blow me away girl! :)


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DDE 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Beautiful clothing and glamourous too.


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stayingalivemoma 4 years ago from Tempe, Arizona Author

Thanks Kimberly! Sometimes you have to just break it down into smaller pieces...it's easier for people to digest that way. I have a lot more fashion hubs coming so be on the lookout. Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting!


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Kimberly Vaughn 4 years ago from Midwest

I think the Hindu look is beautiful! I especially appreciate that you explained the lingo. Great hub!

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