Lohri is one of the most joyous festivals for the Punjabi and Sikh communities across the globe, who celebrate it to bring in the new year. For some, mainly the farmers, it also marks the beginning of the new financial year, and thus holds much importance. For newlyweds and new born babies, Lohri is celebrated in the most lavish manner. New brides dress-up wearing phulkari, and wear the 16 shringar to gain blessings. Although there are no dedicated lohri dresses, we would love to bring you some amazing lohri outfit ideas in the face of these Phulkari outfits that are often traditionally worn in Punjab.
Lohri is a Punjabi festival which is traditionally associated with the harvest of rabi crops, especially sugarcane crops. A day after lohri, Punjab's farmers begin with a new financial year. Lohri is celebrated on 13th January, a day before Makar Sakranti to celebrate the end of shivering winters. Hence, Lord Sun or Surya is offered gratitude to shower his blessings on his devotees once again with the commencement of summers. This harvest festival also collides with Bihu which is celebrated in Assam as well as Pongal which is celebrated in Tamil Nadu.
On Lohri, people make bonfire and gather around it in a circle to worship and offer food to the god of fire. People walk in circular manner, sing Punjabi folk songs, dance and celebrate this festival in the most joyous manner. People pray for a prosperous financial year ahead and exchange rewari and gajak with near and dear ones.
Add these gorgeous Phulkari dresses to your Lohri celebrations:
Don this Phulkari embroidered short waistcoat with ethnics or western outfits and become the trend setter of the town. If you are not in a mood to wear a traditional Phulkari dupatta and suit, yet want to flaunt the earthiness of Punjab, this Phulkari embroidered short waistcoat can be a great pick.
Intricate Phulkari embroidery done all over the saree gives you a that perfect royal look which you've wanting for. Phulkari is generally worn as suits and draped as dupattas, the idea of wearing a phulkari saree can lit up the minds of many.
Wish to keep it traditional yet chic, Phulkari kurtis can give you that perfect look without making you look overloaded. Grab the trendy Phulkari kurtis and enjoy Lohri 2021 with your near and dear ones.
To give a pause to the shivering breeze of winters, Phulkari shawls can be an ideal pick for those who wants to enjoy this festive with the tint of traditional touch to the attire. Phulkari shawls are warm and compliment almost every outfit be it ethnic or western.
An ideal pick for footwear lovers can be Phulkari Jutti. Crafted with intricate Phulkari embroidery uplifts your look in seconds. Pick them right away.
Dupattas can instantly brighten-up the outfit and so here comes some amazing Phulkari dupattas. Phulkari dupattas comes in various fabric and colours which you can carry with your kurtis and of course palazzos. Nothing can make you look a traditional Punjabi without an embroidered Phulkari dupatta.
A. Lohri is an auspicious festival for newlywed couples and newborn babies. When Lohri fire is lit people sing and dance around the Lohri fire and throw edibles like popcorn, gajak, puffed rice, groundnuts, and others into the fire as offerings to God fire to bless them in return.
A. Lohri falls on 13th January every year and marks the end of winter and the beginning of the harvest of rabi crops. Farmers celebrate it as the onset of the new financial year as well.
A. This Bonfire festival is for foodies as you get to eat gajak, radish, sarson da saag with Makki di roti, jaggery and groundnutsm.
|Phulkari Dress Ideas||Price in India|
|Craft Trade Women's Cotton Handmade Traditional Embroiderd Short Kutchi Jacket (Fits to Bust Size 36/38 inches)||₹ 669|
|Runjhun Yellow Phulkari Mirror Koti||₹ 399|
|Riara Women's Phulkari Regular Jacket (JKT-19_Black_X-Large)||₹ 799|
|No. 501 Bansi Lal P.C. Lungi Wala Amritsar Women's Punjabi Phulkari Kanchan Dupatta (Beige, Free Size)||₹ 699|
|Sahej Suits & Phulkari Women's Chiffon Phulkari Modern Craft Embroidery Saree (Off White)||₹ 1,500|
|Sahej Suits & Phulkari Lemon Yellow Phulkari Phulkari Morderncraft Embroidery Saree||₹ 1,350|
|HMP Fashion Women Cotton Un-Stitched Dress Material (AARI WORK_Black_Free Size)||₹ 522|
|EthnicJunction Women's Cotton Dress Material (EJ1199-4004_White_Freesize)||₹ 557|
|Vinay's Women's Cotton Dress Material (GoldenTouch1813_Maroon_Free Size)||₹ 1,199|
|SWI WITH LABEL Kashmiri Shawl for Women, Aari Embroidery, (Size 40 X 80 Inches)||₹ 1,149|
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