The Desi College Girl’s Style Guide!

While most of your college friends might be all about ripped jeans and off-shoulder tops, a girl dressed up with a little Indian touch to her regular look, always looks pretty and cute. Wearing tunics to college once in a while has always been very fascinating since you get to dress up along with those little ethnic earrings, but now it’s time to set those regular tunics aside and make your Indian attire more trendy. Just a few changes and add-ons and there you go, you’ll have your upgraded traditional wardrobe! The items given below are readily available in the market or any of the leading fashion stores. Fashion today, demands you to experiment and do a little mismatch to take your style a notch higher. Ensure that you are comfortable in these outfits and are not following the trend blindly.


Tunics are fitted at the bust and flowy below. They help enhance your body shape and well suited for all body types. This tunic style is never out of fashion and keeps making appearances in the market with various modifications. The drop dead gorgeous Bollywood patterns too could be easily availed from the online store. You can even pair a mono-colored tunic with printed leggings. The two go together with absolute easy, and needless to say, will make you look gorgeous!

Short Kaftan tunics

Kaftan tunics are like robes. They are tied around the waist for support as it has loose fitted sleeves. These tunics are great for college as they are very comfortable and at the same time they flatter your shape. The availability of various different sizes could easily pamper well to your variety of needs.

Digital printed tunics

The regular tunics are good-to-go with but a digital printed kurti is definitely something to try on. As the name suggests, digital medium is used to print beautiful imagery or designs on the fabric. Popular picks in digital printed tunics are floral prints, tribal prints, mythological figures and geometrical prints. Keep the bottoms subtle as these tunics itself generally does the talking. Pair it with plain leggings or jeans.

Printed leggings

Who said an Indian look in college is all about kurti? Bring change to your regular plain leggings by going for printed ones. These leggings look very bold and stylish. Make sure to not wear printed tunics that do not match or go with the printed leggings. To be on the safer side, pair it with mono-colored tunics.

Add the neon touch!

Neon is probably something you should be shopping for if you don’t have it. Add a touch of neon in your kurti or your bottoms to do it the hot way. Neon shades such as hot pink, neon green, neon orange etc. look awesome and make you stand out, however, do not go overboard with the colors. Rather keep it simple by maintaining a balance between your kurti and bottoms.

Footwear-please don’t neglect them

Your outfit might be on point but at the end if your footwear won’t be right, it’s all gonna go down. It is always advisable to have a pair of special footwear for those traditional outfits. These can be ‘mojhdees’ or simple flats or heels. The desi mirror work or simply the lace ones could accentuate your desi look. Indian footwear’s having a touch of bling; mirror or danglers are always available in the local fashion street shops.

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