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6 Eid trends you'll wish you had known about sooner

Dawn 2019-08-14 08:00:00

You know what they say, hindsight is 20/20.

While the last couple of weeks in the style spotting department had been particularly boring, celebrity Eid looks have given us a lot to unpack.

Now we can't turn back time, but here are some of the trends we've picked up on that truly separated the 'sheep' from the true fashionista this Bakra Eid:

Casual saris

L-R: Iqra Aziz, Hira Mani and Sonya Hussyn (who cinched it at the waist with a thin belt — genius!)

While wearing a sari sounds high-maintenance, we've found it's actually quite the opposite and pretty darn liberating. Pair an airy, breezy sari with a white button down, crop top or blouse, the options are endless.

Cotton ghararas

Spotted on Ayesha Omar and Mawra Hocane

The lightweight cotton gharara makes a lot of sense for Eid: you can pair it with a plain kameez or an embroidered one. Just the right combo of traditional and quirky.

Go big or go home earrings

Mansha Pasha and Kubra Khan know what's up

These are on-trend, make a statement and will definitely get you a few compliments.

Baby blue hues

Saboor Aly, Saba Qamar and Zainab Abbas are all on the same page

Basically 50 shades of blue reigned supreme this year.

Updo with a middle parting

Saba Qamar, Hania Amir and Sarah Khan look good AND their hair doesn't bother them —win win!

Don't think we forgot hair trends. A sleek, classy bun with a middle parting was a popular choice this year.

Now we know some of us have PTSD regarding middle parted hair from our childhood but it's time to get over it; this updo is an incredibly simple way to instantly up the glam quotient, especially when it's coupled with a bold lip.

Khussas ftw

Nausheen Shah and Hina Altaf keeping it classic

Comfortable, versatile and oh so chic, khussas are truly timeless.