Kareena Kapoor looking graceful in Manish Malhotra.
Young Indian couples these days have to balance between modern-day romance and good ol’ fashioned ‘parents-approval-required’ relationships. When it comes to meeting your boyfriend’s family, the first impression is the lasting impression and the choice of outfits can have a major impact when it comes to meeting the elders of the family for the first time.
You have to graceful, avoid skin show and go for outfits that tread the line between tradition and modernity. There are plenty of options to choose from. Swipe ahead for 10 outfit ideas when you want to impress your boyfriend’s mother.
A model in Aiman
An ankle-length dress: Pick up a gorgeous ankle-length dress and pair it with heels. You will be sorted. You can also wear a dupatta or a shrug over it.
A model in tanvi Kedia
Kaftans: A kaftan can be styled in a variety of ways and it looks graceful as well. You can pair it with a dupatta or a light shrug.
A model in Frou Frou
Sari: Nothing can replace a sari’s charm. Add elements of quirk like a demure blouse or a short kurti for a modern touch.
A model in ILK
Cropped trousers: Pair them with a beautiful top or layer it under a kurta.
A model in Indegene
Sleeveless Jacket: A sleeveless jacket can be worn in a number of ways. Pair it with a dress and go for minimal jewels.
L-R: A model in Kavita Bhartia and Ridhi Mehra.
Statement tops: You can always incorporate an element fun in your look. Pick up a sassy front-slit top or a kedia-inspired top and pair it with trousers. Have fun with the kind of heels you are opting for.
A model in Priyam Narayan
Shirt dress: A shirt dress can be styled to look both casual and formal depending on the situation. There many kinds of shirt dresses you can experiment with.
A model in Ridhi Mehra
Slit dresses: Go for ankle-length dresses with a shorter slit. Not enough to expose a lot of leg, yet enough to make a statement.
A model in Urvashi Kaur.
Have fun with a scarf: This summer, international ramps were replete with statement scarfs. Belt it around your waist over a kurta with palazzo pants. Everybody loves a gal who is fearless and innovative.