Beautiful floral all-over prints. Delicate laces dripping from sleeves and kurtas borders. Gorgeous cutwork designs that lend an air of elegance and sophistication. Brilliant reds, intense magentas, cool sages and creamy lattes. Desi (South Asian) spring clothing trends this year embody the dueling delicacy and intensity of spring freshness, growth and colors!
By February, we start to see hints and teases of the spring trends that will dominate Desi fashion, as designers drop hints of their new collections coming out through Instagram teases. And now, spring and it's accompanying Desi fashion is in full bloom!
Desi fashion isn't just for South Asians; its longer-length kurtas paired with wide-leg trousers, lenghas and/or slim pants (depending on what kind of silhouette you're going for) are popping up in Western fashion as well, with breezy, longer-length tunics and other forms of modestwear dominating the fashion scenes.
We've gathered some key looks from this spring's Desi fashion trends paired with our Haute hijabs to help you find looks that work for you! There's something for everyone!
The Brilliance of Deep Red
Designer Saira Rizwan leans into one of this season's color trends – a deep red – with this beautiful kurta/pyjama outfit featuring tone-on-tone laces and cutwork.
Sage Green Simplicity
Pakistani designer Asim Jofa keeps it cool and simple with this kurta and wide-leg pant outfit in a serene sage green that features intricate embroidery on the front and sleeves on cambric fabric.
Blush Pink Paired with Delicate Lace
Sobia Nazir's collection this year featured a bevy of beautiful laces covering her designs and cutwork that makes for a delicate, all-over look. She hits all the popular colors in her spring collection, from the blush pink featured here to deep magenta, warm blues and beautiful sage.
Creamy Latte with Floral Laces
Designer Maria B is a veteran of the Desi fashion scene; she rolls out collection after collection that it's sometimes hard to keep up with all the inspiration she provides! This creamy coffee-colored outfit is in a classic lawn fabric with a chiffon dupatta and embroidered schiffli work on the sleeves and front.
A Royal Vibe in Magenta/Hot Pink
If you want to make a statement, you can't go wrong with the stunning designs of Farah Talib Aziz, who leans into the magenta color trend here with hints of hot pink in the embroidery lining the sleeves and borders of this outfit. Cut from raw silk, this kurta features hand-made magenta, peach and hot pink silk thread-work flowers.
Which look are you drawn too? What Desi outfits are you wearing this spring? Share with us in the comments below!