How to dress for every festive occasion this Diwali
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The festive season means a calendar full of family gatherings, intimate dinners, post-work office parties, numerous pujas and extravagant Diwali dos. Whether you’re the host, a guest or just a plus one, picking your outfit for the festive season can be a little daunting.
So, if your planner is already filling up, don’t worry. We give you a breakdown of all the looks you’ll need to get you through the festive season with ease. Whether you love mirror-work, fancy a contemporary look or want to try a sharara suit, here is what you should wear at every occasion this Diwali.
For house pujas
Comfy, easy yet super stylish, anarkali suits are a busy girl’s favourite find. For Pujas or formal greetings opt for a pastel coloured embroidery-heavy anarkalis or chikankari A-line suits.
You can also amp up the glam for evening soirees by playing up the drama with flares, ruffles, extended sleeves or just a good dark-hued Falguni and Shane set like Sonakshi’s.
P.S. they also work wonders—making your waist looking more cinched, which BTW never hurts.
For poker evenings
These tiring nights call for maximum comfort because chances are that you’ll be anxiously gambling away through the night. And while we can’t ensure that you’d have a lucky hand, we can, however, make sure you look like a winner.
For this night: Embrace your favourite influencer and mix and match with a monotone crop top, trousers and an extravagant jacket like Deepika Padukone, or keep it simple but glam in this flirty palazzo suit set like Alia Bhatt.
For a cards Soiree
To add a dramatic touch, opt for a figure-hugging cream and golden Sabyasachi sari or go down an unconventional route with Anamika Khanna’s boho number like Sonam Kapoor. Sabyasachi’s floral chiffon saris are also a great option for the days when you feel like keeping it simple.
For the main show: Diwali
Bring out the big guns for the festivities and make it a Diwali to be remembered with your standout outfit. While heavy saris and salwar sets are a no-brainer, we suggest you go all out this season with a light lehenga. Think flowy printed skirts paired with your favourite sari blouse or crop top like Ananya Panday. Choose looks in solid colours and luxurious fabrics and step away from anything too embellished or ornate that screams wedding guest.