5 Desi Outfits To Make Sure That You’re The Best-Dressed Guest At Every Diwali Party

5 Desi Outfits To Make Sure That You’re The Best-Dressed Guest At Every Diwali Party

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Can you hear the firecrackers, yet? Diwali is in full swing, and we don’t know about you, but we are getting ready to rock it like a diva this year. While you might have been wondering what to wear on the occasion, we’re here to remind you that getting dressed up is the best part of the whole festival. Just because you’re not host to the party, doesn’t mean you can’t look stunning, right?

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Now coming back to the point, let’s help you assemble the perfect Diwali-ready outfit, we’ve put together five rad looks for every kind of affair.

1. Kareena Kapoor’s Bole Chudiya Sharara

Attending a big Diwali party is a lot like going to prom—just swap the strobes for diyas and the streamers for phataka’s. You don’t have to wear something over-the-top, there’s a no-fail way to keep your look classic and elegant. Let your style shine through in a sharara-lehenga, accessories like a striped clutch and jewelled rings. Natural makeup paired with a bold lip will keep things looking fresh. Take inspiration from Kareena Kapoor!

2. Alia Bhatt’s Radha Style Lehenga

If you’ve been invited to an eccentric Diwali party (you know the aunt we’re talking about), consider it your chance to be creative in the wardrobe department. Dare to stand out in a shiny lehenga with a bold print, and pile on the quirky accessories, without overdoing it, of course. I absolutely love Alia Bhatt in this one.

3. Deepika Padukone’s Dilliwala Lehenga

Just because traditional cocktail-attire Diwali parties are the most common, doesn’t mean your get-up has to be conventional. Add some flavour to a simple red sharara style bottom and choli with colourful accessories and a pretty pout for a look that’s event-appropriate and still totally you. Get your sexy on, just like Deepika Padukone.

4. Sonam Kapoor’s Kerala Style Sari

Whether in a park, on a farm, or in a garden, an outdoor Diwali party is the perfect venue to keep it casual. You can opt for a Kerela style sari just like Sonam Kapoor, with a gold belt for a cute, carefree look, and bring an accessory-worthy camera along (or just a bejewelled phone cover) to capture all of those special moments. Dress your hair up with some fancy accessories this Diwali, for an upgraded take on that boring hair bun.

5. Anushka Sharma’s Patiala Style Lehenga

Perhaps better than the initial news of a friend or family member throwing the Diwali party of the year, is finding out it’s a Punjabi style party. Keep cool in a midriff choli and lehenga, and opt for wedges or flat sandals (stilettos and alcohol are not friends). Just remember to add a subtle touch of bling in the form of a sequinned dupatta – It’s still Diwali after all. And don’t forget to party hard! Shake it like Anushka Sharama in this number from Patiala House.

We hope you have a stylish Diwali!