Shopping for non-casual wear can be a task in itself as you are unable to decide between what is appropriate and what’s not. Get some tips!, The Indian Express explains. Nidhi Agarwal, founder and CEO of western non-casual wear brand KAARYAH, doles out a few shopping tips:
*Fit: Fit is the most important criteria vis-à-vis definition of “appropriateness” to an occasion. While general rules for sleeve length, pant lengths apply, wearing a well fitted garment is also a function of preference and what suits your body shape. Fit is the most important criteria vis-à-vis definition of “appropriateness” to an occasion.
*Functionality: Just as you may not wear walking shoes to a board meeting, you may want to rethink your stilettos on a factory visit. So, stay comfortable while looking good.
*Go beyond boring: Formal wear doesn’t necessarily mean plain. Wearing bright colours, detailed embroidery or frills are not improper as long as they are not distracting.
*Fashion forward: You can even take inspiration from runways and incorporate fashion into formal clothing.