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Diwali Special: 12 Festive Outfit Ideas For Every Kind Of Desi Girl

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The festive season is on in full swing and Diwali is right around the corner! Apart from making beautiful rangoli and decorating your house with festive lights, attending Diwali parties would definitely be on your agenda at this time of the year.

From getting together with family to fancy Diwali taash parties with your friends, dressing up is always on the top of the list. Is your shopping done or are you still confused about what to wear this year? If you’ve been browsing and haven’t found something just yet, we can help you bring your outfit together.  We have figured out the easiest and quickest festive hairstyles for you as well. As for your outfits, it’s time to experiment and you can pick anything from a simple kurta set to an elaborate saree. Worrying about your outfit is the last thing you want, so here are several Diwali outfit ideas for you to choose from.

1. Colourful Dupattas

A bright coloured dupatta is a perfect way to amp up any simple outfit! Wear your basic cream kurta/salvaar set and throw on a beautiful dupatta to bring the look together.

Banarasi Style Silk Butidar Dupatta with Zari Border (Rs 1,589)

Indie Picks Pure Merino Wool Soft Embroidered Shawl (Rs 4,874)

2. Traditional Jackets

Jackets can elevate your outfit and definitely add to your silhouette. Whether you want to contrast it or you’re going with a monotone look, a jacket on a kurta set or a lehenga set looks effortlessly chic!

Suave Navy Blue Printed Skirt And Jacket With Yellow Crop Top (Rs 18,480)

Jaypore Lilac Khari Printed Chanderi Jacket With Kurta (Rs 4,990)

3. Dhoti Pants

Regular pants are so passé. Opt for dhoti pants to play with the silhouette of your outfit. Pair the dhoti pants with asymmetrical tops or shoulders like the following ones.

Preeti S Kapoor Yellow Top & Cream Pants (Rs 11,864)

Asmita Marwa Burnt Red Dhoti Pants (Rs 12,900)

4. Kurta/Anarkali Sets

A kurta set is a no brainer when you just have to pick one and don’t need to worry about matching it with anything! If it is a kurta/anarkali gown then its really a win-win, since you can throw it on and go about the day just fine.

Masaba One Shoulder Kurta With Palazzo & Choker Dupatta (Rs 19,000)

Salian Coral Embroidered Wrap Up Anarkali Gown (Rs 40,700)

5. Lehenga

Lehenagas are perfect for the festivities when you want an elaborate look but don’t want to go through the hassle of wearing or taking care of a saree pallu. We definitely have our eyes on these monotone lehengas!

Avdi Burgundy Embroidered Jacket With Lehenga Skirt (Rs 65,000)

BIBA Teal Art Silk Flared Lehenga Set (Rs 3,999)

6. Saree

Take pride in wearing a saree since it captures the essence of beauty and allure of a woman. Plus, it’s really flattering to the curves. Here are two sarees that can be easily worn with a twist!

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Indie Picks Handloom Bengal Pure Silk Matka Sequinned Saree (Rs 11,999)

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Jaypore Green Block-printed Silk Cotton Saree (Rs 5990)


Hauterfly's Content Writer and Video Producer, Kreena is a sucker for all things DIY. In love with nail art, beauty, fashion, textiles, and all things creative under the sun, she follows the mantra: Why buy, when you can DIY?!

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