Although we continue to hold events that facilitate social distancing, shopping for setting style statements at these events is still a risky affair. As the world turns to social media for information, comfort, and mindless scrolling (2021 resolution should be to be mindful about it), women are now basing their shopping experiences on what’s attracting maximum attention on social networks as well. And the group of people who drive these buying preferences the most is Instagram influencers.
Presenting a product or service in a way that resonates with their brands and followers is the most important aspect of being an influencer, and the one that attracts promotions as well. Influencers are working day in and out to leverage this facet of their being and in turn, benefit their followers as well. Being a wedding inspiration blog, we’re always on the lookout to give our readers the best of content that makes their wedding planning easier. And this time, we wanted to do this with the help of an influencer.
Riya Jain, or better known by her Instagram handle Caught In A Cuff, is a 27-year old Mumbai based fashion blogger. She rose to fame by documenting her daily style consistently on social media. Today, with her massive following of 338k followers, she is among the top fashion influencers in India, and rightfully so. Scroll down to see 15 of her best Indian looks and bookmark the ones you love the most.
Riot Of Colors:
Wanting to wear a bright color for a day wedding event? Then, pick this vivid palette as your attire shade and pair it with an equally lively lip pigment for an effortless look.
The Classic Polka Dots:
Polka dots are a usual print in western clothes, but rarely do we spot them in Indian wear. Here’s Riya showing that these sassy prints can give a trendy twist to your traditional wear. Add more oomph by donning a statement blouse like the one she’s wearing.
Yellow, You Beauty:
For brides/ bridesmaids who have a style statement that’s all about radiating grace with simplicity, here’s your pick. And don’t forget to twirl and get photographed while looking all gorgeous.
Sangeet Outfit – Check:
For a sangeet function, you want an outfit that looks appealing on stage along with easily allowing you to shake the leg, like this one here. A magenta pink lehenga with intricate work and a delicate blouse piece strikes this balance well, doesn’t it?
Glory Of Prints:
Printed kurtas have taken over Instagram lately. They’re airy, effortless, and charming, just like some dresses in your bridal trousseau should be. Take cues from Riya on how to nail a printed kurta look with perfectness.
Forever Hit, Hot Pink:
We love hot pink. The color itself is enough to bring life to any outfit you pick. Couple it with a sexy blouse, like Jain, to further add exuberance to your ensemble.
Saree With A Twist:
While a classic saree is forever love, concept sarees are a wonderful addition to your wardrobe. They’re fuss-free and lend a modish appeal to the wearer. Here’s influencer Riya slaying in it.
Rock That Cocktail Party:
Looking for a statement cocktail dress? Your hunt ends here. Bookmark this over-the-top ruffle blouse paired with dhoti pants to turn heads and set a style statement.
For A Feminine Look:
Blush pink is known to radiate a feminine and modest look, so if that’s what you’re after, this outfit will be your favorite from Riya’s wardrobe. Don a pair of pencil heels to further boost the graceful vibe of your attire.
Coordinated lehenga choli is all the rage and you can never go wrong with it. And do you see the choker Riya is wearing with her outfit? You can get the same done for your outfit as well.
A Decadent Affair:
A luscious silhouette with a sumptuous color that ranks equally high on charm and comfort. The best part of this outfit? You can purchase the cloth material and get it stitched from your local tailor from scratch. Most experienced tailors are very skilled at sewing up such easy silhouettes.
An Elaborate Dupatta For The Win:
Throwing on a fancy dupatta on a simple, printed kurta is the best way to elevate your look. It also lets you switch between effortless and glam look within seconds. For your small wedding pujas, this gleaming set is a superb pick.
India’s traditional textiles have a universally accepted elegance to them, like benarasi, bandhani, or chikankari. They are a must-have in your wedding trousseau, and if you’re looking for how to include chikankari in it, here’s Riya giving us inspiration.
Elegant White With A Dash Of Pink:
A timeless white kurta has a permanent place in every girl’s wardrobe. Although as a bride, you do want a pop of color in your outfit. That’s when you add a hot pink dupatta, team it up with a low bun, and create a refreshing look for your wedding revelries.
A fashionable outfit that’s a perfect pick for the harsh winter season. The rich skirt with exquisite threadwork and a blouse with matching coat – we’re rooting for this creative outfit by Papa Don’t Preach by Shubhika.