The Modern Bohemian Rakhi Lookbook

Every year, the month of August rings the bells for the festivities to begin and Raksha Bandhan kick starts the family get-togethers. The air filled with the aroma of homemade sweets and festive cheer. Festivals are not just about good food and family but, are also the best excuse to go a little extra with your outfits. Raksha Bandhan is a whole day event and calls for outfits that are elegant and subtle. One doesn’t have to retort to heavy embroideries and silhouettes that scream the exact opposite of being functional and being comfortable. This Raksha Bandhan let’s take a modern bohemian route towards our festive wardrobe and take the lead for a more functional yet aesthetically appealing way of doing festivals. Rather than going overboard, we can take hints of classic art in modern silhouettes. Playing with colors and layers of clothes will always be a fun activity to indulge yourself in.

To start with, you can style this soothing lavender  color cut chikankari dress with a statement necklace or boho tassel earrings and can complete the look with a nice pair of flats. This look would have a modest appeal with an aura of perfect festive vibes. It’s easy to style this dress, you can easily dress it up or dress down the look with little accessorizing.


If you are somebody who needs that little bling, you can go for this refined mustard color sequin dress embellished with elegant sequin work. For a more put together look you can go for a neat bun and accessorize the ensemble with a statement pair of earrings and a nice pair of flats or wedges depending upon your preference. This dress will, for sure, add that much-needed bling in the most subtle way.



If you are the eldest sister with all the responsibilities and list of errands-to-run, you can go for this more relaxed yet fresh look. Opt for some lavender or pastel color midi dresses (refer the pictures)  These dresses are  all about being a modern bohemian. you can style these dresses with boho tasseled earrings, a braided hairdo and a pair of comfy flats.




If comfort is your key and you are up for a more modern boho approach for this Raksha Bandhan, you should play the layering game. These ruched effect peppy shrugs in pastel colors are all over this season. You can easily incorporate them into your festive wardrobe and set examples for new age festive looks. You can style them with a maxi dress with a pair of silver earrings or you can style them with a basic top and statement denim and can always complete the look with a boho necklace and tan flats.




Style this look with a neat bun and statement earrings, a pair of flats and voila! You are good to make a statement this festive season.

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