Trend spotlight: Ethnic jackets

  • 02 Oct - 08 Oct, 2021
  • Mag The Weekly
  • Fashion

Kurtis and shalwar-kameez are a perennial attire for a lot of women in Pakistan. With winter and festive season upon us, if you are looking for jackets that pair beautifully with your ethnic outfits, consider ethnic jackets. These ethnic jackets are tailored with Pakistan-inspired prints and silhouettes to suit the style of kurtis and kameez. With techniques that help provide style and comfort, these ethnic jackets are as good as their western counterparts. Check out a few options of jackets in ethnic style below:

This fusion wear is our personal favourite. This outfit features a bell shaped trouser with organza and silver embroidered detailing at the hem. The statement piece in this outfit is its embellished and embroidered jacket. The jacket is embroidered with zardozi work and crystals. The highlight in this jacket is its distinctive silhouette, making it look like a short angrakha. 

An embellished jacket can seem to be tricky to style sometimes, but as long as you stick to a minimal outfit and layer with one, the outfit will be on point. Case in point: A raw silk jacket inspired by the African palms, intricate embellishments crafted elegantly with the elements of modern era, paired with a plain bell-bottom.

This couture jacket is not to be missed. The signature Hussain Rehar cut with the unmistakable colour block hitting the summer hues. This piece is handcrafted to excellence with mosaic pattern gemstones and sliver embellishments filled with internal shoulder pads to create a signature power silhouette. To finish the look, it is paired with a trouser and an inner of matching hues. 

This classic dove white jacket with hints of lavender is embellished with laces and hand embroidery using pearls, crystals and sequins, making it perfect for festive lunches, dinners and other special occasions. It comes with pure silk camisole and a crushed cotton net dupatta finished with organza ruffles. With the right jewels and accessories, this outfit is sure to turn heads.

This three-piece outfit including a jacket, inner and trouser is the fusion wear perfect for an upcoming wedding. This article is made in gold colour. The jacket is made out of pure tissue fabric and has an embroidered base all over the jacket with hand embellished work on front, back and inner. While jamawar fabric is used for lower.

Standout in this yellow jacket embellished in clusters. Satin finishing and belt is added to accentuate the waistline. This outfit comes with culotte pants in silk featuring organza details towards the hem. To complete the look, the designer has added a hand embellished dupatta in silk featuring the same organza details as the pants.