Round necked kurtas for women for that elegant, festive look
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It's hard to beat a kurta for versatility. Be it jeans, leggings, salwars or palazzos, they pair up beautifully with everything.
Wear them with bottomwear in contrasting colours for a dramatic look. Or you could team it with a solid sober colour for work. You can wear them with heels or sandals and you are good to go. Go bold with jewellery and make up if you are going out.
Mumbai-based working professional Jasmina Khanna always goes for round necked kurtas. "As a wheelchair user, I prefer round necks with no zippers and buttons because they are just so easy to wear".
Here's Jasmina in one of her favourites, a black and red patterned kurta with gold piping on the sleeves. Jasmina has teamed this with red pants. So, here are some round necked kurta to look at, all under ₹ 1500.
Red Viscose Tussar Embroidered Sleeves Kurti
This vibrant red coloured kurta, made of tussar, which is a raw silk fabric and viscose, is ideal for work and an evening out. The fabric is skin friendly and will keep you at ease all day long.
This falls just below the knee and has a round neck. The sleeves are below the elbows but above the wrists and have embroidery in golden coloured thread in tiny leaves which give it an elegant look. Pair it with white pants or palazzos or even golden if you want to jazz it up. A pair of gold earrings and chain will add that dressy touch.
Available at fabindia
Shree Women Printed Straight Kurta
Traditional day at office or college? This mustard yellow and beige layered Printed Straight Kurta from Shree is something you can surely try. Gives you that ethnic look keeping you comfrtable throught out the day at work or college.
Make a statement with this layered kurta which has a round neck with sleeves just below the elbows. There is a vertical navy blue piping on the front with wooden buttons and piping on the sleeves. The buttons are there just for effect. There's a broad atch of fabric running lengthwise on either side of the neck with patterns in blue, red and yellow. Pair it with navy blue colour palazzos or leggings and you are set!
Available at Myntra
AURELIA Printed Straight Kurta
This simple yet elegant green kurta from AURELIA sets the tone for a simple evening occasion. It comes with a round neckline, sleeves just above the elbows and slits on either side.
The kurta has a lovely print in light and dark green, red and light orange running lengthwise on the front. The back portion is plain leaf green. There's a think tomato red piping around the neckline and above the hem. Style this with red pyjamas, palazzos or leggings. Want to go really bold? Wear a red lipstick.
Available at Jabong
A contrast like this works really well when you have a kurta which is a solid colour. Take a look at what Jaipur based copywriter and accounts manager Mohali Rawat is wearing in the picture. She has teamed her black kurta with pants in bright red. Mohali prefers round necked upper wear too. "As a wheelchair user you don't want to keep worrying about whether your top is too dippy or low which is a worry when you are always seated".
Rangmayee Navy Printed A Line Kurta
This is a printed navy blue kurta with sleeves running until just below the elbows. It comes with a smart half jacket with a thread tie in front. Will go well with a pair of leggings or churidars.
The kurta is a navy blue with barely visible white and black patterns. What really lifts it is a half jacket that in a mix of leaf green, blue and white with a knot in front.
Available at tatacliq
Be it formal or casual, that's a wide range we have for you. So go ahead and make your choice.
* Prices may vary.
If you are looking for palazzos to team these kurtas with at work, check these out!