Jazz up your style with new-age juttis
History repeats itself and the revival of traditional Punjabi juttis is a live instance.
History repeats itself and the revival of traditional Punjabi juttis is a live instance. The revived form of these juttis offers a balanced mix of tradition and modernity that is cushioned with comfort and a pop of colours.
They not only enhance your style statement in a subtle way but also encourage the local artisans to leverage their craftsmanship while keeping our heritage alive.
If you wish to club your favourite party dress with jutti, all you need to do is to invest in a fusion jutti that are inspired form brogue look and are equally comfortable.
Wedding and festive juttis are flooded with zardosi, katdana, sequins, mirrors and ghungroos. From minimal detailing to heavy work, you can choose from a plethora of options, according to your personal taste and preference.
You can pair such juttis with long skirts, dhoti pants, palazzos, lehengas, churidars, and even shararas.
According to experts, traditional printed juttis with embellishments like pom-poms and coins are perfect for a day function like mehndi or sangeet. The best part about pom-pon juttis is that they look good for a shopping day with friends as well.
The changing trend has given ikkat and kalamkari prints a big revive in the juttis market. They look good with churidaars and sarees. You can make an effortless day look with cotton sari and ikkat jutti. For evening, you can club it with a party wear chiffon saree, and you are ready to turn the eyeballs.
For summer and day function you can try pastel floral juttis that look good with dresses and maxis. In case you want to create a fusion look, pair the geometric prints with denim shorts or jumpsuits.
You can also use abstract and geometric prints with office wear like trousers and denim. When it comes to their maintenance, you need to be little gentle and use a soft cloth to remove the dust. As far as embellished ones are concerned, you need to get them dry-cleaned at a shoe salon.
According to experts, such footwear requires extra care and that's why it is suggested to store them in a muslin bag to keep them dust-free and keep the shine last longer.
Make sure that you avoid such juttis during the rainy season, as the moisture can destroy the sole and embellishments as well.
Neha Sahu (The writer is a founder of The Haelli)