One of the most celebrated festivals in North India where the sisters tie an amulet, called the rakhi, around the wrist of their brothers to symbolize protection and memorialize the eternal bond of love between them. In return, sisters desperately wait for their gifts.
Dressing up is a fun part of this celebration and she certainly deserves to look gorgeous and happy. To all you lovely people, planning to fulfill the demands of their sisters as a token of gratitude, you‘ve come to the right place.
Raksha Bandhan Special - 10 Ethnic Rakhi Outfits Ideas
Shop from our fabulous collection of 10 super stylish yet elegant ethnic Rakhi outfits without having to worry about emptying your pockets.
1. Block it up
Block printing, Rajasthan's ancient textile tradition, uses hand-carved wooden blocks dipped in dye and stamped by hand onto fabric to create varied beautiful patterns of different sizes and shapes.
This three piece set block kurta set in Chanderi fabric, rendered in a bright orange color and enhanced with the gota work will be a delightful pick for Rakhi. Also, Chanderi being a lightweight fabric will make this set apt for summer with its slight sheen that will add grace on this auspicious occasion.
2. Flaunt with Sharara
Sharara, a three-piece ethnic wear, has its origin in Lebanon having its roots discovered in Arab, came to India with arrival of the Mughal royalty in the16th century. Comes usually with a short kurti, also known as a kameez with a wide-legged bottom along with a dupatta. The pant is the spotlight of this trio with ruffled flared fabric falling in multiple layers.
This Rakhi, if comfort along with elegance is what you are looking for, then this eye-catching yellow colour base length Sharara with breathable and lightweight Mul-Mul cotton fabric can be the best rakhi outfit this year. One of the attractive dresses from our collection, can be teamed up with pretty jhumka earrings and a punjabi jutti to grab all the praises from near and dear ones.
3. Evergreen Anarkali
Anarkali, a dress which simply showcases royalness, has its ancient roots of Mughal empire. Over the years, they have evolved so much and now it has become a part of every occasion. Moreover, wearing an Anarkali will always be every desi girl’s dream and combining it with Chikan work or Chikankari will make it an ultimate buy.
It’s an embroidery work done by using threads of distinct shades of colors on different textile fabrics. Get your hands on this trendy and fashionable combination of a long flared kurta with beautiful tassels at the back, semi-elasticated pants and sitara handwork net dupatta with gotta lace. She will rock this Rakhi celebration, we assure you!
4. Classic block butti suit
This gorgeous block print suit set with butti stamping is another inclusion of our best ethnic Rakhi collection. Comprises a kurta, palazzo and dupatta, crafted in our finest cotton fabric with added pleasant aesthetics. If she is a cotton material lover and yet wants something that will make her look charming and presentable , then this is an absolute option for the Rakhi festival. It will not only elevate her look, but will also let her dance and jump around due to the comfort it has. She can pair it with contrasting sandals and any neckpiece of her choice.
5. Diva in Bandhej
Bandhej also known as Bandhani, an art mainly practiced in Rajasthan and Gujrat is a type of tie and dye art by dyeing a fabric by different colors tied tightly with a thread at particular points, producing a variety of patterns. This stunning Anarkali set is available in Modal fabric which is a partially synthetic fabric made from beech tree pulp, a form of rayon material, durable and flexible being its key merits.
It’s more absorbent than cotton which is favorable for a hot & humid day. So, for Rakhi falling in the month of August , this suit is a must recommend. Say yes to black and look terrific!!
6. Poised and personified
Bagru print, a traditional printing technique, is done using natural colors mostly on an Indigo background where the artisans use traditional vegetable dyes for printing the cloth. Much famous for their extraordinary standard of being eco-friendly.
This blue Bagru printed suit combination is one of our exquisite and finest and fabulous Rakhi outfits symbolizing power and serenity. It’s highly photogenic due to its royal color, so don't forget to take a lot of snaps in these rakhi outfits collection. A mukaish-work chiffon dupatta with lace on all the edges is the highlight of this suit set. A pearl pendant necklace and beautiful ethnic footwear will make this look a 10/10.
7. Pleasurable Purple
Dabu, derived from the word 'Dabaana' meaning press, is an elaborated process of using mud as a hold, to make patterns on dyed fabrics. This is a flair kali Kurta adding more volume for the lady to twirl. An easy breezy and playful look with the attractive dabu print!
The flowy pattern makes it super comfortable, and is suitable for the occasion! An absolute pleasure to the senses and not to miss out on the subtle white border on the hemline. Complement the look by wearing a choker!
8. Pretty angelic
This is one appealing suit set from our Rakhi outfits. A well-thought and designed attire for a pleasant, enjoyable and a restful celebration. The light blue color will instantly give a calming and a blissful experience altogether. Mul-mul cotton being the fabric of this suit will give an airy and bright fit having contrast piping on neck & hem.
A chic neckline gives a smart and a sheek look and a bindi adorned with silver junk jewellery can make this look magical. For her to look the prettiest in the crowd, this will be an outstanding purchase.
9. Merrymaking Pink
Another from our curated list of the best Rakhi outfits is this amusing two piece kurta and a plazo set with two shades of pink. A Light pink inner and a broad fit plazo along with a Fuchsia colored jacket designed in Mul-Mul cotton fabric with gota work.
The tassels on the jacket adds festivity and a fun element making the jacket an adjustable one. An ethnic chappal and a beautiful hairstyle worn with golden traditional earrings will be a marvellous look for the festive.
10. Full on spirit
They say, save the best for last and this certainly does justify the emotion. Last but undoubtedly the least, Bandhej Modal Kurta Sharara Dupatta Set will surely win her heart. Again a three piece combo with high quality modal fabric kurta and both Sharara and an alluring kota silk dupatta with sitara lace work.
This look will capture the essence of Rakshabandhan. Isn’t it perfect to wear it at this festival?!! The peplum style kurta will make her swing and twist. She will look no less than an Indian sweet.
Our goal is to make every girl look beautiful for this Rakshabandhan and make her look the best in the entire gathering. Enjoy our rakhi outfits ideas of the ethnic dresses collection we made a list of. Rest assured, we provide high-valued designer inspired outfits. Shop with us without giving a second thought.
Baisacrafts wishes you a very Happy Rakshabandhan!!