Shreya wearing a button-down long kurta with multi-colour zig-zag print and a mandarin collar, teamed with straight pants.
When it comes to office dressing, Indian women are always balancing the act between ornate ethnic traditional wear and the demands of sober corporate environments. India is the land of colour and embellishments after all, and Indianwear is usually high on both.
But it is possible to keep a stylish balance. Take a cue from Shreya Dhingra, founder of 'Your Image & I' and amongst the top 20 image consultants of India, who also guides people on dressing choices to give the right message at work. She demonstrates 8 Indianwear looks that are just the right mix of tradition, modernity and style. And oh yes, very professional. (Here are 5 more types of serious, smart kurtas for office.)
Shreya in a jute-silk kurta teamed with beige straight pants; the silk jacket on top is a killer!
A traditional cotton silk argyle-print jacket styled in a contemporary way teamed with jeggings.
Jewelled tones look formal when paired with neutral pants.
Pattern clash! Flowy georgette sari that is super-comfortable and super-stylish too.
A blue straight-fit kurta is a great idea for a power-packed Monday morning meeting.
A collared button-down, dual-toned, soft silk kurta paired with straight-fit pants.
A beautiful jute jacket teamed with an orange silk kurta and mul-silk black straight pants.