Diwali fashion is more than just a new dress, it is the feeling of nostalgia, exhilaration of a brand-new day, exuberant show down within our little community of friends, neighbours and family, and illimitable sentiment of new possibilities, all rolled into one whole day of festive celebration. ‘What to wear for Diwali?’ is of course an ever-present, incessant question that nags the back of your mind before October air dissipates the unrelenting humidity. All you need is a touch of elegance, blush of colour and tinge of sparkle to saunter into your at-home party as a stunning showstopper.
Diwali- The festival that brings all our communities together regardless of religion, culture and state boundaries embodies the true spirit of celebration. The rush of adrenaline as you hear the first blast of cracker set off in the morning to the endless barrage of sweets with the unbridled excitement of wearing a new dress is bound to make anyone giddy with childish delight. Amp up the conventional ethnic wear with simple and reliable tricks in the book. Here are 7 unique ideas to look your best for your intimate Diwali celebration.
1. Lehenga with a latest twist-
Traditional Lehengas are always the fun and comfy choice for festive All you need is a good eye for detail. Amp up your conventional comfort festive wear with a simple trick up your sleeve. Look out for stylish and chic prints on your breezy, light-weight Lehengas. Also, pastels are trending this season. Enliven your style this festive season with a trendy-yet-conventional Lehenga.
2. Palazzo, the perfect choice-
The jaunty cousin of the traditional lehenga is another go-to comfort choice for festive wear. Give your festive palazzos an uplift with some traditional-yet-chic gota-patti Mix and match colours and patterns that give your style quotient a cheerful whirl. Be the blur of colour, sparkle, and happiness for your Insta clicks this Diwali.
3. Ruffle up your outfit-
If prints and dainty flowers are not your first choice, add the much-needed ruffles to your solid-coloured outfit – whether it be a lehenga or a palazzo or even a dainty saree. Bold Ruffles, volumizing layers, and asymmetrical layers on your palazzo or lehenga are all in-style. Find yourself swathed in gorgeous ruffles and bring the oomph to the festive floor this Diwali.
4. Draping the festive finesse-
The dream of mastering a flowing drape. No more woes of spending step-by-step tutorials on YouTube with pins and prodding. Style yourself this Diwali with pre-draped palazzos. Chic Comfort that can turn heads with effortless ease. Also, the trending blocked drape might need a bit of work, but it is worth the toil. The trend that is sure to rain the hearts on your insta this Diwali.
5. Kurta with a trippy twist-
The low-key kurtas never go out of style and it is a perfect choice if you want something that borders on casual-yet-festive look. Choose clashing psychedelic prints or go the classic way with dainty florals, and powdered pastels that are absolute ever-loved classics that never go out of style as a casual festive wear that have high re-use value for casual parties and even morphs into comfortable work wear.
6. Saree, the sleek elegance-
The poise of a well-draped saree remains unmatched in grace, class, and sophistication. From Embroidered Silk to classic traditional weaves- the classics are a reliable choice. Up your game this Diwali with subtle colours paired with bold motifs and accessories. Saunter onto the festive floor with striking elegance that turns all eyes to your arresting vision.
7. Dresses with a traditional touch-
You can finally hit buy on the endless selection of evening wear that are jostling for attention on your Wishlist. Bold motifs, Waist-cinching Maxi Dresses, layered or A-line floor-length gowns, demure powdered hues, simple floral prints and more to adorn you this Diwali. The modern spin to traditional outfits is all that you need to deck-up this Diwali.
Diwali is all about fun, happiness, and new beginnings. So, is choosing the one perfect outfit that brightens up the festive floor this Diwali- whether it be an intimate family gathering or a low-key soiree. Check out our blog on pairing the fashion ideas with the festive jewellery ideas from minimalist chic to bold elegance. Follow us for more.