Keep Up with the Latest in Fashion: 7 Kurti Designs and Patterns that Made a Mark in 2018 and Styles That Will Rule in 2019

Keep Up with the Latest in Fashion: 7 Kurti Designs and Patterns that Made a Mark in 2018 and Styles That Will Rule in 2019

Looking back is as important as looking ahead, and fashion trends of the past year will help you be better prepared for the year to come, specially when it comes to the evergreen kurti. Some styles that were all the craze last continue to dominate in 2019, so read on to learn what to hang on to and what to dump from your wardrobe. Make way for the latest designs and kurti patterns as well.

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The most versatile Indian apparel is the kurti. It gives every woman the right amount of traditional look and at the same time can be anything from no-nonsense work wear, super sexy, fuss free or high on style party wear.

Just how equipped are you to be your most fashionable in 2019? Perhaps it's time to get up to date with the latest kurti designs and patterns doing the rounds in the market today. This fashion guide will help you get acquainted with what's trending, what to look out for when shopping next, and what to demote to home wear. Read on.

Where Can you Wear a Kurti?

To Office or for a Formal Occasion

You can wear a kurti every day for work or even if you are at home chilling. Simple cotton kurti are hassle-free. Kurtis also comes under the formal category, so all the working professionals out there kurti can be your saviour. Add a traditional twist to your wardrobe!

To College

This is for all the college-going enthusiasts, who are fashion concerned. If you are a student and bored of wearing the same old casual jeans and tops, then you can try wearing a kurti to college for a change. If you do not want to have an over-the-top look, you can pair it up with jeans. For special occasions and parties, you surely can wear kurtis with some quirky tassel earring or jhumkas.

To a Function or a Party

As Indians, we have many festivals and functions happening all round the year. The list is endless, so whenever you attend a function or a party you can wear Indian kurti for a traditional attire and pair it up with minimal jewellery and comfortable footwear.

7 Latest Kurti Designs and Patterns that You Can Shop Online


Shopping online is surely a daunting task, you will be bewildered about the quality, and the prices displayed. Don't worry at all. Here we are with the latest fashion guide of stylish kurtis for all the ladies out there.

Flared or A-line Kurti


The A-line kurti has a flared hemline. This flare gives a free and bouncy look to the kurti. This kurti can be worn for a casual as well as a formal meet. If you intend to purchase an A-line kurti for yourself, you can check out the latest designs available online below.

1. Blue Solid A-Line Kurti

Myntra has an amazing collection of kurtis available. A blue solid A-line kurta is available on Myntra at Rs.2699. This cotton kurta has a round neck and a front slit. This pastel blue flared hemline kurti has tiered design and is of ankle length. Pair this lovely kurti from The House of Pataudi with dark leggings and chic flats or sandals. The neck has a buttoned placket, which enhances the kurtis look.

2. Blue Green Colour Block High Low Hem Straight Cut Kurti

The chanderi traditional kurti from Craftsvilla is priced at Rs.1262. This kurti is in blue and green colour and has a boat neck with a closed back. The front part has two patches one of solid blue with printed green patch pocket and that of other with printed green and solid blue patch pocket. The A-line hem has tassels attached to it in the bottom. Overall, this kurti radiates gracefulness and elegance with comfort.

Front Slit Kurti


Front slit kurtis make a lot of difference to your outfit. These front slit kurtis can have side slits as well. The front slit kurti looks the best when paired with a palazzo from young to middle-aged women. A front slit kurti would be ideal for office, daily and a party. This goes well for all body types of women out there, So, you do not need to worry about your body type for trying on the front slit style kurti.

1. Mandarin Neck Solid Embroidered Kurta

For a classy look on your next appearance at a party or a social event, you surely must check out the front slit kurti available at Shoppers Stop. This pink coloured solid kurti has a mandarin colour and three-fourth sleeves. The golden embroidered patch in the front is eye appealing and the three side slits make it look as well as feel comfortable for a long day. You can pair this kurti with flared palazzo or ankle length straight cut pants. This classy and chic kurti is priced at Rs.899.

2. Pale Orange Poly Cotton Flared Kurta


The market is filled with unique printed fabrics and kurtis. One such is this ethnic printed kurti available at Biba for Rs.7995. This kurti is pale orange in colour and has a front slit It has V-neck with full sleeves. This polycotton kurti can be paired with printed palazzo or a solid palazzo. You can complete the smart and fashionable look by pairing it up with nude comfortable pumps.

Shirt Style Kurti


How about a traditional and a formal fusion? The shirt style kurtis are not only a fusion combination but are also comfortable and trendy. This kurti design is apt for a college student and middle-aged working professionals. You can pair it up with your jeans, leggings, or treggings. Complete the trendy look with kolhapuris, wedges, or even sports shoes.

1. Checked Shirt-Style Kurti


For the perfect fusion look, you surely must have one of the shirt style kurtis in your wardrobe. You can purchase one from Ajio. The blue and white checks kurti has full button placket and a mandarin collar. This cotton kurti has full-length bell sleeves. You can pair it with leggings or jeans for a fashion statement. Complete the cool look with a pair of white chic sneakers. You can buy this for Rs.520

2. Beige Printed Straight Kurti

You can also have a shirt style kurti with more of a traditional look. The style-statement piece on Myntra is by Ritu Kumar. It is beige coloured printed kurti with mandarin shirt style collar. This silk Kurti has full sleeves, a straight hem and side slits. You can pair this simple yet stunning kurti with a white pant or white palazzo. Tassel earring and golden heels will help you complete the perfect party look.

Layered Kurti


Layered kurti are doing rounds in the markets since quite some time. The outer layer is usually embellished and embroidered covering the inner fabric. Layered kurtis better suit women with a tall and slim frame. Layered kurti is apt for all body types. In general, these look best when teamed with straight pants or leggings.

1. Embroidered Paneled Layered Straight Kurta


For your next unique and stylish social look, you can try wearing a layered kurti. The panelled layered straight cut kurti from Ajio is priced at Rs.2449. This kurti has a yellow inner lining and comes with a pink solid layer, which has a cut out with button-and-loop closure on the front. This has three-fourth sleeves, light embroidery all over, and tasselled knots on the pink layer with side slits. You can pair this fashionista outfit with straight cut pants and comfortable heels.

2. Blue & White Printed Layered A-Line Kurta

A blue and white layered 2-1 kurta on Myntra is priced at Rs.999. This kurti has a round neck and a flared hem. This kurta has two printed layers. The inner layer is sleeveless with A-line hem and the outer layer is like a jacket with three-fourth sleeves and a flared hem. You can wear this as one or two different outfits. This cotton kurti can be paired with white leggings for contrast effect, wear minimal jewellery for a simple yet stylish look.

Anarkali Kurti


What's the best traditional attire one can dress in, apart from a saree or a lehenga? An anarkali! There are numerous designs and patterns of anarkalis available in the market. If you don’t have an anarkali kurta in your wardrobe check below for the latest Anarkali design kurtis. Anarkalis are suitable for all body frames. The panels in an anarkali make one look slim and taller. You can wear these full-length kurtis for a party or a wedding. Pair it with a nice and comfortable pair of heels for a sophisticated look.

1. Burgundy & Pink Printed Anarkali Kurta

If you are tempted to buy an anarkali kurti the next time you decide to shop, visit Myntra for some stylish anarkali kurtis. Burgundy and pink coloured Anarkali by Vushudh is available at Myntra for Rs.764. This printed kurti has a mandarin collar and full sleeves. This ankle kurti has a high front slit and a flared hemline. You can wear this cotton kurti for office or small get together and complete the elegant look with a pair of long earrings and pumps.

2. Burgundy & Gold-Toned Woven Design Anarkali Kurta

The burgundy coloured anarkali on Myntra is priced at RS.839. This burgundy and gold-toned anarkali kurti have a round neck and three-fourth sleeves. The sleeve ends and the kurti end has golden coloured foil print giving it a rich and elegant look. Grace this elegant kurti with golden leggings and golden sandals to complete your look. This kurti is apt for small gatherings and festive meetings.

Short Kurti


Short kurtis are the best way to opt for casual and traditional attire. You can pair a short kurti with jeans, leggings, linen pants, or loose pants for a fusion look. It is must-have apparel for every girl in her wardrobe. Short kurtis are comfortable as well as stylish. College-going girls can don a short kurti for an Indo western look. It is suitable for all body types and even for middle-aged women.

1. Mustard Yellow Solid Kurti

If you are looking for short kurtis to add to your wardrobe, then you must check the mustard yellow short kurti from Myntra that is priced at Rs.1359. This kurti has a round neck and three-fourth sleeves. The sleeves have thread work stitched and it has an asymmetric hemline. This solid mustard coloured kurti is of viscose rayon material and you can pair it up with your regular blue or black jeans or jeggings for a sporty look.

2. Black Poly Cotton Straight Kurti


Cotton kurtis are comfortable in is an all-season material. Printed black poly cotton short kurti at Biba is priced at for Rs.1199. This kurti has overall print and has stunning embroidery on its three- fourth sleeves. This black and white printed kurti has a buttoned placket with a V-neck line. Pair your look with white trousers or jeans for a fresh look. This short kurti will give you a free-bird feel because of its loose hemline.

Asymmetrical Kurti


Asymmetrical cut kurtis are quite in trend right now. The lower part of the kurti is cut in diagonal shape or some other than the usual straight cut. These cuts add some style to a kurta as well as the one wearing it. This kurti might or might not have side slits. An asymmetrical kurti would be a good choice for the office, college or any function. Below are some latest asymmetric kurti picks for you.

1. Athena - Teal Green Round Neck Kurti Dress with 3/4th Sleeves & Cowl Drape

Craftsvilla has a teal green kurti with a round neck. This kurti has three-fourth sleeves and has a cowl drape. Kurtis with such a drape is rare. The kurti is long until your calves. You can buy this solid rayon kurti for Rs.935 and pair it with straight cut pants for a chic look. Accessorize heavily as this a plain kurti for a stylish party look. Complete your look with comfortable pumps and a sling.

2. Sleeveless Embellished Kurta with Asymmetric Hem


Asymmetric hems are catchy and sure to give a fresh look. You can buy a sleeveless embellished kurti with an asymmetric hem from Ajio at Rs.1500. This kurti has a mandarin collar and side zips for closure. A hand wash is recommended for this silk kurta, which is green in colour. One side has a longer hem than the other and is of almost knee length. You can complete your party look it with a bronze of golden straight cut pant.

Give a Traditional Touch to Your Day to Day Look

Pick the right style of kurti that suits your body type and get ready for compliments coming your way. If you wear a kurta regularly, then you surely must try the latest designs and prints mentioned in the guide above. Get inspired and give yourself some ethnic wear goals!

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