There’s a slight nip in the air and the monsoon is receding - winter is on its way and the festive season has begun! With the most important of the year’s festivals just around the corner, it is time to start getting your outfits together and TaBa has got you covered!
This festive season is all about comfort while looking and also feeling your best. We’ve put together a list of homegrown brands that make clothes that are easy, breezy and absolutely stunning! Turn heads this year with the help of this list to help you pick the outfit of your dreams!
Kuntunaath by Shikha Lodha is a brand based out of Hyderabad. Made-to-order is the USP of this unique brand that creates clothes for people of all ages, and sizes. Think ghagras, dresses, sherwanis, suit sets, fusion sets- Kuntunaath has got it all!
Co-ord sets, sarees, lehengas, jewellery, you name it and they have it. ‘Handmade with love’, as their tagline says, Nomad is inspired by the India that lives in the villages. With flowy silhouettes and designs and fabrics inspired by nature, adorning one of their outfits is sure to make you feel comfortable and stylish at the same time!
Megha Ethnics is an Instagram store where you are sure to find the most quirky ethnic outfits. They have kurta sets and blouses that come in a variety of designs, dresses in different silhouettes, voluminous skirts, comfy tops - the list is endless! Their star is the pocket saree, a pre-draped saree that comes with a pocket! Megha Ethnics, with it’s affordable pricing and inclusive sizes is a block print party. Their easy-breezy fabrics and styles are your Indian Bohemian dream come true.
Ambraee by Palak Agrawal has suit sets, kurta sets, kaftans, dresses, lehengas, sarees and shawls in every design, fabric and colour imaginable! Classy, elegant and easy to wear is how one would describe Ambraee. Spending some time on their website is sure to make you want to buy everything on their store!
Kaisori makes jewellery, sarees, and dupattas. They mainly work with artisans to make handmade apparel, accessories, shoes, jewellery and home decor. They work with about 50 odd groups of artisans to grow and support them. Kaisori is a slow-fashion label that is focused on making products that blend into your life with ease! Their sarees are a riot of colours, prints and fabrics that will make you want to hug yourself!
Tashi Jaipur makes gorgeous floral printed outfits in organza and chiffon. They work closely with artisans using their expertise in design and knowledge of quality and raw materials to give you the best of occasion wear. Tashi mainly works with rural and semi-urban women who use traditional handicraft techniques to bring your designs to die for!
Anantaa by Roohi Trehan gives a contemporary twist to your ethnic outfits. Their soothing pastels, soft cottons and crisp and radiant chanderis with modern silhouettes will steal your heart. They specialize in kurtas, palazzos, dupattas and sets that you can wear on every occasion- from Navaratri to Dhanteras to Diwali to Bhai dooj.
Deeta designs capsule collections so each collection has unique products. The outfits have subtle detailing that make both the fabric and the person wearing it stand out! They use sustainable fabrics in limited quantities directly sourced from the weavers- pure handwoven fabric from Chanderi village near Varanasi and cotton handloom fabric from West Bengal. They have the most colourful yet lightweight tunics, co-ord sets, sarees, one really gorgeous lehenga, blouses and odhanis. Deeta designs pieces that are affordable, durable and timeless so they can be worn for years!
There’s no better way to wear it grand while also wearing it light than with Chikankari. Started by a mother-daughter duo, House of Chikankari is your one stop shop for chikankari sarees, dupattas, dresses, kurtis and sets. The best part- you can have your outfit colours customized! Made in mul and cotton, their designs include a variety of beautiful styles that will make you fall in love with yourself all over again!
Myaara is all the festive feels with a huge sprinkle of cheer! This brand makes suits, kurtis and dresses using traditional designs and contemporary silhouettes. Think clothes in powder blue, baby pink, olive green, deep sea blue with sequins, foils intricate details. Myaara has got you covered not just for festivities but also for other traditional family events where you can wear ethnic clothes!
With this list in hand, it’s now time to take the festive season by storm! Tell us about your favourite brands in the comments below.