A bindi is very integral part of our Indian culture and its design play very crucial part when it comes Indian ladies. It has also become a fashion statement at some extent. It comes from the Sanskrit word Bindu which means a Dot. A bindi, which is now more of a fashion statement, is believed to retain wisdom and concentration.
Traditional Red round Bindi
This is the most traditional form of Bindi- Big, Red and round. It gives a very traditional look to your outfit and suits best of round faces with bigger foreheads. Goes best with printed Sarees and Kurtis. Nowadays, stone studded round bindi are trending!
Maharashtrian bridal Chandrakor Bindi
Chandrakor- the name of the Chandrakor bindi explain the shape- its in the shape of a crescent shaped moon and was traditionally available in red and black colours. Today, they’re available in different colours, and varieties. You can pair these with traditional Maharashtrian Sarees or even go for an Indo-western look.
Stone studded round Bindi
Available in various colours, the traditional round shape bindi can now be matched exactly as with the colour of your outfit, or also, in a contrast, with small stones studded on them, to make different designs, like floral designs, or just one stone studded at the bottom. The variety in colours makes this type of designer bindi very popular. These colourful Bindis are very popular in Navratri as you can pair a contrasting colour from your outfit.
Diamond Studded Silver Bindi
For outfits that are in neutral shades, diamond studded silver Bindis are a very good option. You can pair these bindis with Anarkali dresses, or Designer sarees. These bindis come in various designs as well, studded in different designs.
Vertical Stylish Bindi
This trend has been very popular since the character Komolika came onscreen in Kasautii Zindagi Ki and is ongoing. These bindis suit long faces and bigger foreheads. They’re available in various colours and with stylish designs. If you like experimenting with your outfits, these long bindis are the best option to quirk up your appearance.
Pearl studded bindi
These types of bindis are very elegant and versatile. Small single pearl studded earrings are available in both silver and golden, and are generally a combination of Pearls and silver stones. These go best with Kurtis and churidars.
Oval stone studded bindi
These bindis are more popular in Navratri and other festivals as the oval shape gives a nice touch to the entire face. These bindis are available in multiple colours and stone studded varieties as well.
These are the new and trendy Bindis which are available in geometric shapes like squares and triangles. Young girls love experimenting and these are the best options. They are also studded with multi-colour stones and can be of any base colour- mostly black or Red.