Empire Waist Indian Dresses To Flatter Your Figure

Empire Waist Indian Dresses To Flatter Your Figure

The empire waist is one of the easiest styles or cuts of garments by virtue of its distinctive nature and appeal. This style is mainly characterized by the fitted bodice, which is prevalent just below the bust, from which it flows freely. It creates an illusion of an extremely high waist. Originally, this form was used in floor length dresses during the Victorian era but contemporary uses of this waistline come on both tops and tunics. Sometimes, this is created with the help of a drawstring while other times, the top is cut or stitched in such a way that no additional support in the form of a drawstring or elastic band is required. This style, which is clubbed under the term neoclassical fashion, is immensely popular in western clothing and Indian ethnic attire.

Sometimes, this is created with the help of a drawstring while other times, the top is cut or stitched in such a way that no additional support in the form of a drawstring or elastic band is required. This style, which is clubbed under the term neoclassical fashion, is immensely popular in western clothing and Indian ethnic attire.

Flattering Dresses

Empire waist dresses produced as a form of indo western attire are extremely popular. While this dress is also used to create maternity clothing and make the protruding stomach less prominent, it is also used to create free flowing and slightly bohemian garments for women across all different demographics. More often than not, they are worn as a part of casual attire and are usually seen in interesting tops. These are mostly worn by women who are young working professionals. College going students also enjoy wearing these dresses.

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These dresses generally have an extremely calm and young aura to them and are mostly worn in spring or summer. Some of them come with cap sleeves while others can be sleeveless, spaghetti strapped, or even tube sleeved as well. Whatever the case is, these waistlines tend to look fantastic on all women owing to a loose fit that creates a silhouette. It is designed to make a vague shape as opposed to a specific one. This is usually the way form fitting garments tend to be.

More often than not, they are worn as a part of casual attire and are usually seen in interesting tops. These are mostly worn by women who are young working professionals. College going students also enjoy wearing these dresses. These dresses generally have an extremely calm and young aura to them and are mostly worn in spring or summer. Some of them come with cap sleeves while others can be sleeveless, spaghetti strapped, or even tube sleeved as well. Whatever the case is, these waistlines tend to look fantastic on all women owing to a loose fit that creates a silhouette. It is designed to make a vague shape as opposed to a specific one. This is usually the way form fitting garments tend to be.

Empire Waist Anarkali

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An empire waist dress is extremely popular in states like Goa and Kerela in India. This is primarily because Christian wedding gowns happen to be in fashion in these regions. However, when it comes to Indian ethnic attire pertaining to weddings, these cuts or styles are not very customary. They are most commonly used in anarkali suits where the kurta reaches either the ankles or the floor, and the cut of this waistline can be easily incorporated into the look.

Kurtis or Kurtas

Here, as is the style of this waistline, the kurti has a tight fitted bodice that ends just under the bust and then flows out from under. When paired with churridar pants, this style looks great. It is the perfect example of attire where western cuts and styles are well merged with a traditional garment in order to create something that looks extremely unique and fantastic. Such garments are ideal for the workplace as well as for semi-formal events or occasions. If the garment is heavily designed or finely embroidered, you can wear them for very formal occasions.

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Empire waist are also used in shararas with a kurti that reaches the waist as opposed to cholis. This creates an interesting visual as sharara pants are similar to the kind of aesthetics incorporated in palazzo pants and when paired with a top that has such a waistline, they create a slightly bohemian appeal to them. As bohemian trends are extremely popular these days, more and more designers are looking to incorporate such looks into their clothes, especially by using the empire waistline in newer and innovative ways to appeal to modern women.

Style Tips

Depending on the kind of outfit that is being worn, an empire waist dresses can be paired with a number of different elements to create interesting and unique looks. When worn as a part of an indo western tunic top, they can be paired with a variety of colorful leggings to create a different look each time it is worn. This creates an extremely casual outfit that is great for informal events during the day. Paired with light junk jewelry or beaded jewelry to complete the look along with flat V shaped footwear such as flip flops, these outfits can look absolutely adorable on any woman.

On the other hand, when worn as a part of Indian ethnic fashion, such as in an anarkali style, these outfits should be styled carefully depending on the occasion. For semi formal and formal events, Indian jewelry can be paired with the outfits. For extremely formal events such as weddings, Kundan sets, Meenakari sets as well as Polki sets are the most ideal to wear however, for semi formal events, lighter jewelry that is made with precious metals and semi precious stones are quite ideal for this outfit, both day and night.