THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Be it any season, this piece of fabric worn around the neck is a perfect pick. It can jazz up your outfit, lending a unique charm and personality. It becomes a part of the definition of your psyche. For the stylish and vibrant fashionistas, stoles are the hottest choice. A perfect accessory that goes pretty well with any kind of dress. Wrap it or drape it to get the poised and perky look.
It doesn’t matter whether the outfit is Indian or western, stoles compliment whatever you wear and there lies the point of why it is a ‘must have’ in our wardrobe. In fact, a relatively painless investment. An inexpensive accessory that has the capability to break the look of your outfit. It just prevents the outfit from appearing dull and unappealing. It is affordable and can be combined with any type of costume. It provides you the look of your wish. The golden rule while wearing stoles is that wrap or tie it around your neck for a western outfit and drape it for an Indian costume or else just tie it carelessly around the strap of your bag, head, wrist or waist.
Stoles are available in different fabrics such as linen, chiffon, Chanderi, cotton, Pashmina, silk with graphic, metallic, geometrical, Aztec and animal prints, making it the eye candy for teens.
The price starts from `150 for the cotton, chiffon and linen. Pashmina and Chanderi stoles range from `300 to `1,000. The price differs with the quality and length of the stole. Girls who prefer a funky look go in for printed stoles of chiffon, cotton, silk and linen. For the perfect ethnic look, drape a , Pashmina or linen stole.
IT’S ALL ABOUT HOW YOU WEAR IT
A stole is a versatile accessory that can be worn in a legion of styles. The look of your outfit depends on how you present it. Here are some of the chic and creative styles of wearing it.
Put the stole around your neck and loop it once around your neck.
Fold the stole into half lengthwise. Knot the diagonal ends together. Put the stole around your neck and twist it and loop it again.
It is almost similar to a single loop. Take two stoles and put it around the neck. Loop once around your neck.
Classic Pull Through
First fold the stole into half and put it around your neck. Pull the loose end through the loops.