In India, Diwali is undoubtedly one of the major and most exciting festivals. The sheer enthusiasm that the festival is greeted with across the country is unmatched. However, with the festive celebrations and joy also comes the daunting task of choosing traditional dresses for Diwali. With so many options available online, you have your task cut out.
But you do not need to worry—we have curated a list of the five best Diwali outfits for women that will instantly amp up your glam on this festival of lights. Browse through these Diwali dress ideas and choose the one that matches your personality!
1. Chic A-Line Kurtis and Palazzos
When thinking about minimalist yet elegant ethnic dresses for Diwali which do not compromise on comfort, kurtis are hands down the best option. Basic kurtis with vibrant and embroidered palazzos is the new favourite in traditional dressing. These Diwali outfits for women are made of a perfect combination—simple yet alluring, without overdoing it.
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The most important thing to keep in mind while flaunting your outfit this Diwali is to strike the correct balance. Make sure the kurti set is neither too edgy nor too plain. We also recommend that you opt for a subtle ensemble and add some bling with adding statement necklaces or earrings. Lucky for the inner diva in you, Lifestyle’s kurtis selection includes the topmost brands and their best collections—there’s something for everyone.
2. Salwar Suitsdiwali outfits for women
If you are someone who does not want the hassle of a saree draped around you all day, salwar suits are your best bet. These Diwali outfits for women comprise a pair of trousers or salwars, and the top wear called a kameez. Salwar suits are extremely versatile, stylish, and so comfortable that you can be in them all day long. They are the modern woman’s first choice in Indian attire.
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Since they come in a plethora of colours and embellishments, you are guaranteed to find one in your taste. Choose the set that suits your style, and accessorise accordingly. If you are going for a heavy salwar suit, go for minimalistic jewellery to complement your outfit.
3. Anarkali Kurta Set
Anarkali kurtas are ideal for women who like flaunting royal-looking ensembles that make them the centre of the party. These Diwali outfits for women are one of the more timeless pieces—they never go out of style. An Anarkali dress for Diwali would feature a long, frock-style top and slim-fitted bottoms, giving you a sophisticated look.
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Get the most out of this outfit by teaming it up with high heels and gorgeous earrings. Heels can really accentuate your silhouette, while the earrings add a little drama to the getup.
4. Maxi Dresses
Speaking of comfortable, stylish Diwali outfits for women, nothing beats a beautiful maxi dress. Maxi dresses also known as floor-length dresses, are alluring. They flow gorgeously and give you an instant outfit upgrade. The highlight of these dresses is that they can be carried effortlessly by women of all shapes and sizes.
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Maxi dresses have a unique flair, making them suitable for many different occasions. For traditional festivities like Diwali poojas, you can go for a maxi dress with lively prints. Pair them with jumkas or trendy tasselled earrings to complete your desi look.
5. Asymmetric Kurtis
This Diwali, break the barriers and let asymmetric kurtis add life to your festive looks. As the name suggests, these kurtis feature a high and low hemline or asymmetrical cuts that lend a one-of-a-kind look to the outfit. With a multitude of options to choose from, this Diwali outfit for women gives you a quirky yet traditional option.
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The perfect amalgamation of traditional and modern, these are some of the best options for ethnic dresses for Diwali. If you are confused about the bottom wear, opt for palazzo or dhoti pants. You can even play around with the accessories, depending on the kurti style.
And with this, we conclude our blog on the best Diwali outfits for women. We hope that these stylish outfit ideas help you choose outfits to make you look like a pataka this Diwali! Choose one that suits your personality. Shop for all these glamourous Diwali outfits online, and much more, safely from your home only on Lifestyle’s website.
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What are ethnic wear for women?
Women’s ethnic wear is a broad category of apparels that range from a single-piece outfit to an entire ensemble, reflecting elements from a particular culture. Some of the examples of Indian ethnic wear are kurtis, palazzos, dresses, Anarkali suits, etc.
What do ladies wear for Diwali?
Women have a wide assortment of outfits to choose from on Diwali. From minimalistic kurtis to majestic Anarkali kurtas, the options are diverse. They can either opt for a completely traditional ensemble, like a salwar suit or mix and match different kurtis and palazzos. Whatever the choice may be, it is recommended that you always buy from top clothing brands in India, which can be easily found on Lifestyle.