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Festive Look for Diwali

Updated on November 12, 2012

Diwali festive spirit is in the air! It’s time to celebrate the triumph of good over evil. Not to forget, time to rejoice, dress up and relish sweet delicacies. Diwali is a festival of lights; decorate your homes, lit them up with sparkling lights and put your best foot forward to look impeccably fashionable and stylish, this festive season.

Trendy Indo-Western

Since ages, Diwali is considered to be the festival when you wear your best ethnic Indian wear attire but with changing trend everyone is experimenting with their dressing style. And nowadays, Indo-Western look is in vogue. A blend of traditional Indian dress and western outfits is a hot favourite among youngsters. Lovely ladies prefer teaming up their colorful kurtas with straight pants, cigarette pants, dhoti pants or palazzo pants. To add an ethnic touch, kurtas are decorated with embellishments in form of beads, zardozi, brocades, stones, pearls, and sequins.

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Love for Anarkalis

Flowing, floor sweeping hemline and flirtatious anarkali salwar suits are one of the Indian dress that always make the best impression on festivities. Women love to dress up in Indian Wear on Diwali and feel feminine and elegant. Other Indian wear silhouettes that scores high on fashion quotient for Diwali are lehenga sarees, Indian sarees, ghagra choli, and A line salwar kameez. Experiment with colors but few hues that remain festive classic are ivory, red, maroon, yellow and dark green.


Add the much required sparkles to your festive attire with scintillating blingy jewelry. Charismatic kundan jewelry and traditional polka jeweled pieces will be highly popular this Diwali. So, look your best by adorning yourself in the best of choker necklace, chandelier earrings, cocktail rings and blingy bangles. Not to forget to decorate your hands with beautiful henna mehendi.

Chic Accessories

No trendiest of attire is complete without accessorization. Avoid going over the top with accessories, keeping it minimal and subtle is the golden rule. Carry the classy clutches like potli bags, embroidered handbags and let them be your conversation starters. You can also include some style add-ons in form of fashionably stylish footwear. Buy yourself a nice pair of Punjabi jootis, stilettos, wedge heels or peep-toeshoes to match your ethnic Indian dress. Go for sequined, embellished and colorful footwear to jazz up your complete look.

Here’s a list of our favourite picks…the above mentioned looks will surely make many heads turn!


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      Neha Madan 5 years ago

      Thanks & Same to you.

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      peachy 5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Wishing u a happy diwali! Lots of fire crackers blasting here and there. Nice hub!