The trend of printed fabrics kurtis tends to come and go every two years or so, hence, with the trends of the year, the solid shades of the colour palette have made a return to the wardrobe of the Indian female segment. With the ever-increasing styles and choices in the market, females today have taken on the road to subtlety. However, that doesn’t mean that kurtis have become boring, but it has given room to add more silhouettes and designs that become the focal point of the eye!
Presenting a collection of neck designs you can try out with your plain kurtis, find the one that you love the most and try these styles out:
One of the simplest and the most comfortable looking style, the boat neck is the most favoured of them all. Adding a chic touch to your neckline, this style shall make your collarbone and shoulders the focal point of your outfit. A classic design for the neckline, your plain kurti would never go out of style.
An attachment on the plain kurti neckline is to add a similar or a contrasting shade around the neckline. Creating a texture of its own and adding layer to the kurti, this design could be a reflection of your personality. Look for a printed yoke or even one with simple pleats, basically, what speaks to you!
Somewhere in between the round and the V-neck, this neck design has been used for decades. Adding a subtle yet feminine touch to your neckline, this style will make you look dainty and can be paired with some traditional ‘jhumkees’.
Adding a minimal silhouette around your neckline, try out a kurti with buttoned up collar and pleats around the placket that would add shine and create a look that you can carry even as a casual outfit!
Combining with a loop hope button, this keyhole design can be seen in a number of styles. Flaunting your feminine side, these keyholes can vary in size and shape. So find the one that suits you the most and try out this classic silhouette!
Adding a tie up and creating a mock wrap look around the neckline that has been the Mughal style continues to inspire the trends of today. Whether in a patch of printed fabric or contrast piping, this neck design can be seen in various forms and colours that is suitable for your casual wear or even occasional outfits.
Mandarin High Neckline
Inspired from the Chinese kimonos, this neck design has been adopted in our traditional clothing as well. Fashioning a high neckline, this style can even be worn for any occasion and doesn’t require a dupatta over it at all! Perfect to style for your college day wear and even for your family dinners!
Blending with the modern fashion trends and a selection for the millennial generation, these cutwork designs have been developing over the years. Pick out an intricate cut-out or a basic one, this design shall add detailing around your neckline that wouldn’t require any other form of accessory.
A version of a halter neck, this neckline adds a colour block in a contrasting tone that would make you stand out of the crowd. A fashionable and chic design, this pattern is difficult to find..so keep a keen eye on the latest style!
Multiple Loop Holes
An added silhouette to the round neck and a version of the button down, this design creates a traditional look through a colour block or print. Mostly found in combination with wooden buttons, this style would add a raw finish to your outfit that purely says Indian.
A complete button up which shall remind you of a wrap round, this design can be seen with a double-sided fabric that usually has a contrasting shade on the inside. Whether you’d like to carry a buttoned-up look or a top flap open, this will add on an elegant design that would get everyone talking.
V-Neck Loop Hole Neckline
A mix of a square neck and faux loop buttons that add layer to the fabric, this design tends to come back into the kurti fashion every few years. In all new shade of colours and vibrating contrasting button mishmash, this is a must have in your wardrobe.
Contrast Placket with Hook-Eye Buttons
With this hidden button design that add a no gape feature to your kurta, these can be found in contrasting colour lining around the edges that became fairly popular in the Hindi film industry. Grouped with a princess line that shall flaunt your curves, this is one of the classics to own.
With a boat neck on the front and a V-neck that adds chicness to your back, add this design to your occasional wear that’ll make you the trendsetter of the evening.
Mandarin with Side Button Look
Another version of the Chinese mandarin collar, this design adds either authentic loop buttons or hidden hook eye buttons that adds a buttoned up look to your ethnic wear.
Available in various styles, these tie ups have been picked up from the blouse design of cholis that is popular among the different areas of the country. With various embellishments, pick the style you love!
Diagonal V-neck with Keyhole
Another combination of the diagonal neckline and a loophole, minimal embroidery or contrast piping would add femininity with absolute grace.
Contrasting Shirt Collar
A variation of the western wear shirts, this design replicates a shirt buttoned down collar while adding complementary tomes to the kurta. A trend of the latest kind, these can also be paired up with denims for a casual look!
An original from the ethnic wear, a simple V-neck can always be an option in your wardrobe. Easily becoming one of your go-to outfits, flaunt it with your favourite stole or dupatta to add more colours!
Double Collared Neckline
Another trendsetter to be added to your wardrobe, this design has a double layer around a round or a square neck that adds texture and depth to the kurti, a style to try out, pair these up either printed or plain salwars.
Faux Buttoned And Tie-Up Neckline
A simple plain Kurti can be made special by adding a neckline with faux contrast buttons on side and tie-up strings in the other side. Try this neckline to get an elegant and stylish look!
Mandarin Neckline In Contrast Colour
Mandarin neckline is one of the chosen necklines these days be it for a kurta or a blouse as it can make a simple kurta into a sophisticated designer piece. The Mandarin neck collar can be designed in a contrast colour to make it unique.
Closed Neckline With A Keyhole
A closed neckline for a kurta is an adapted version from a blouse. The keyhole too is very popular in the back designs of the blouse which is brought to the front of the kurta neckline.
V Neck With Shoelace Design Placket
A simple v neck and show lace pattern with tie-up strings in the packet is a very unique neckline design for plain Kurtis.
Square Neckline With Faux Buttons All Over The Neckline
The rounded edge square neckline is one of the chosen necklines for Kurtis. For a plain Kurtis, the faux buttons with the same plain kurti fabric designed all over the neckline adds a special look to it.
High Collar Neck
The high collar neck closed in the front side of the kurti is being opted by many office goers as it gives a professional look to the Kurti. This high collar neck goes well with plain Kurtis as the neck design stands out.
Closed Neck With Side Buttons
The closed neckline is one of the most comfortable necklines for a Kurti. The closed neckline in combination with contrast, matching colour, gold, silver buttons in the side of a plain Kurtis make it a special one.
A Round Neckline With Cut Out Sleeves
Sensuality is what you are looking for then try this round neckline with cut out sleeves. The speciality of this neckline is that it gives a sleeveless look to the Kurti with sleeves. This is right now a very popular neckline preferred by young girls.
An overlapping neckline is one where one fabric from sleeves overlaps on the other fabric to form a specific shape. A gap in between the overlapping design also creates an unique look to the Kurti.
Shirt Collar Neckline With Faux Buttons
A shirt collar neckline and faux buttons on the placket gives an unique sophisticated dated look to the Kurtis. This neckline especially goes well with the denim fabrics as the neckline adds up to the rugged look of the fabric. The pleats down the placket give a feminine touch to the look.
The Halter Neckline With A Keyhole
The halter neckline is an adapted version from western outfits. The halter neck designed with a keyhole in various shapes and sizes gives an elevated look to the Kurtis.
Mandarin neckline is basicallyly taken from Chinese outfits which goes well with Kurtis. The length of the collar in the mandarin neck can be chosen as per individual preferences. A low length collar with a simple design in the placket surely gives a sweet look to the kurti.
High Neck Collar
A high neck collar neckline surely gives a sophisticated look to the Kurti. A piece of embroidery on the placket with contrasting colours in a plain Kurti adds a touch of colours in a minimalistic manner.
Closed Neckline With An Embroidery Pattern On One Shoulder
Closed necklines give a choice to add some unique designs on the shoulder. A simple plain Kurti with a closed neckline when designed with an embroidery pattern on one shoulder surely makes it unique!
Flap neckline is one way to highlight the neckline and add flair to a plain Kurti. The side buttons on the neckline add up to the style. The flap piece can be a printed piece of same colour or of contrast colour.
Ruffled neckline is a neckline that can transform a simple plain kurti into a designer one. The size of ruffles can be increased or decreased based on one’s choice. The simple design on placket or all over the Kurtis such as faux buttons can add up to the style.
Variation In Collar Neckline
A number of variations can be made to a collar neckline and one of them is to take the standing collar neckline to one side. The contrast collar looks great with a pattern of faux buttons on the other side of the kurta.
Flat Collar Neckline
A silhouette with flat collar goes well with a checkered fabric. This neckline sure adds style to a simple plain Kurti. The Kurti with this simple silhouette and a pocket on side of the waistline gets a western look!
A Highlighted Collar Line With Side Buttons
A highlighted collar neckline and creating a faux opening with the same fabric being visible on side of the kurti is just a fabulous way to create a westernised Kurti. Add some interesting buttons on the pattern to flair up the style.
A High Neck With Simple Line Work And An Overcoat
Simplicity combined with ther oyal look is what you are looking for then this is the neckline for you. The standing high neckline with a simple sequence of stitched lines just oozes royalty!
Plunged V-Neck With A Collar
A plunged V neck is one of the ways to create a sensual look. The collar for this plunged neckline is what makes it unique. The front opening with similar colour buttons and some simple beadswork on the collar transforms a plain Kurti into a designer one.
Contrast Flat Collar Neck With Loop Hope Buttons
A flat collar neck is one which gives an illusion of a collar but it’s flat on the neckline. To give a rich look to a plain kurti all it takes is to add a collar neck with some contrast brocade material and some loophole buttons on the placket.
Crew Neckline With A Patch Border And Buttons On One Side
The crew neckline gives a relaxed look as it is adapted from t-shirts. The crew neckline can be made interesting by adding a simple lining or border in contrast colour and some faux or wooden buttons.
Closed Wrap-Up Neckline With Side Buttons
The wrap-up neckline is another version of a closed neckline. This can be designed with a contrast piping work on one side of the kurti and some faux buttons. A small slit in the bottom on the same side gives it a unique look.
Boat Neck With Simple Pattern On Placket
Boat neck accentuates the shoulders and this is one of the most preferred necklines for Kurtis these days. The plain kurti with a boat neck can be made special by simple thread work on the placket and some buttons on one edge.
Plunged Neckline With Frills And Smoking
A plunged round neckline can be made special by adding some frills, simple smoking embroidery and some mock tie-up threads with tassels. This creates small fleets which add up to the cuteness of the neckline.
Keyhole Neckline With Tie-Up Threads
A key hole neckline is a variation of the closed neckline. The keyhole can be closed with a loop button or tie-up threads. This neckline makes a kurti interesting and trendy.
Variation In Crew Neckline
A simple checked pattern Kurti can be made interesting by adding an unique neckline. One such neckline is the crew neckline with a slit in a round shape all over the neckline. An interesting neckline that has to be tried out!
A Boat Neckline With Simple Prints On The Placket
A boat neckline turns a simple kurti into a trendy and stylish one. The prints on the placket give a different dimension to the plain kurti.
Wrap Up Neckline With A Belt On The Waistline
Wrap up neckline can be designed in a number of variations. One of them is to add a belt in the same colour in the waistline. This gives a modern chic loom to the Kurti which looks good on jeans and jeggings.
Wrap Up Neckline With A Keyhole In The Shoulder
A slight variation in a basic neckline can change the whole appearance. Another interesting variation in a wrap-up neckline is to design so that a keyhole appears on the shoulder. A small pattern of embroidery can be added on the other shoulder or on the placket to enhance the look.
Boat Neck With Frilled Sleeves
A plain simple kurti can be changed into a designer one by accentuating the neckline and the sleeves. The boat neckline is one special neckline that accentuates the shoulders and to add some more flavour, frills can be added to the sleeves.
These are few of our picks for a solid shade that’s your current favourite and necklines that you can either experiment with, or create your own classic styles that would define your personality the best! It’s time to choose the ones you love!
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