3 Ways to Draw Fashion Inspiration from Holi

Celebrate the Festival of Colours… the Fashionista way! Whites, florals & Gota!!

Buckets of coloured water. Peals of happy noise. Water balloons. Music. And it’s time to make it the HOLI-DAY! Spring is in the air and the birds are chirping the merry song of celebration, while the nature is pulling out the garb of freshness. There is
something heavenly about the mood that this season sets up and with it brings in a whole new celebratory essence.

Swinging along the rhythm of spring brings you closer to the colourful hours of Holi, a festival that’s dear to us because of the attitude and the occurrence of the occasion. Timed along with Spring, the cause and effect of Holi stays with us, much after the colours have been washed off!

Image Credit: Zara (via Fashioniser)

Colour your spirit!

When you are out and about playing Holi, smearing the colours of love, passion, compassion, care and friendship, would  you want to keep it scruffy?

Of course not! The rule is to don the stylish avatar and snatch the attention while you grab some colour bombs or clutch a fistful of the colourful flower petals of celebration to scream out HOLI HAI!!

Colour check. Flower Check. Holi check. Mithai check. What’s left to attend to?

Holi fashion! Set in the spring mood with some fashion inspirations. Let us inspire you to play with colour in your daily life, Colour is the basis of Holi and the touch of hue on any day of the year is a mood lifter.


Frolic in white!

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White rules the parade through Holi and lets you blush with purity. The good wins over the evil and the spirit of goodness prevails from the onset of Holi. Why not replicate the story of goodness in your fashion ensemble?

How about a pristine white Lehenga and flowers in your hair?

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Dance the merry beats and smear a touch of colour on your best friend, how can the Holi be complete without a deluge of colour? But with colours ruling the show, try in some white traditional attire, complete the lehenga look with a bindi and some pretty earrings.

Team up the white attires with some coloured accessories and stand tall with your Holi look to set in the fun blaze and swish in the style message with the ‘traditional yet fun’ tag. White is pristine, white is spiritual and witnessing the magic of colours in white is an affair to remember.


waterfall earring

Play the white card and whizz around in style to welcome the colours of spring in their full bloom. But witnessing spring and Holi in white is surely a regal affair and to perfect your masterclass fashion ensemble with lehenga choli and some waterfall pearl earrings is surely another way of spelling style. Pair the elegant look with some sequined sandals or your favorite wedges to complete the look and spunk it up with some urban appeal.

Floral Lehengas : Play of Colours for the happy soul

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The colour play is never an excess on Holi and there is space for more surely. Inspired by the blooming of Spring flowers, try some trendy floral lehengas in vibrant pastel tones. That’s  very Holi Chic and surely does drape your soul with an overdose of colour. But never mind, the prolific Holi moments does leave ample pitch for colour to blend in!

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel : Gota Sarees

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‘Spring it on’ in style and bring in some swag when you decide to play and quench in some Holi spirit with friends and family. Prints can never run out of fashion and will always bring alive the retro feel. But there is more to colours, drape in some sizzling colours and try introducing some Gota work sarees to your wardrobe. inspired by Lilette Dubey’s exotic Gota sarees in vibrant pastels in the movie ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’. Get popular among the saree brigade in your lascivious neon Gota work six yards.

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Sizzle it further by tying in a side bun and playing it floral with some Jasmine or Marigold. Why not go for a dark winged eye makeup to pep your look further? The edgy yet traditional look that the winged make up brings surely sets the bar of
style high and draws in maximum attention to you!

But its Holi and you are up for some fun, so accessorize using some baubles. Either it’s a statement neckpiece or a pair of  pretty dangling earrings. But don’t overdo and keep it traditionally balanced. Run around and pleat your Saree just so that you comfortable and your attire flows with you in rhythm as you click in some poised selfies or groove on those peppy numbers.

Holi inspired attire deserves a dollop of freshness, don’t go for dull shades lady. You are out to bring on the colour riot and your wardrobe has to be uplifting. And just when you have got your attire and make up check done. Remember to rub in some light waterproof moisturizer and use waterproof kajal before you step out to make the most of your day!

Maybelline Colossal Kajal


Play it safe. Keep it stylish and fun and protect your skin from harsh colours and bring it on with nature’s best organic substitutes. Look elegantly natural and play on with an overdose of natural wonders!


Outfits :  The Clothing Rental Versova Store

Model: Manisha Dangle & Nikita Kolekar

Styled & Photography: Shilpa Bhatia

Text: Anurima Das




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