Diwali festival for us is all about lights, sweets, Pooja(prayers) and blinky- glittery outfits. And for ladies like me the last one is the most important of all. No Diwali is complete without a flashy Indian ethnic wardrobe. Lehengas, sarees and salwar suits are among the most sought after ladies ethnic wear for the Diwali festival. And what if you give your ethnic outfit a little twist to make it a more modern and contemporary ethnic wear. Well If you have not yet thought about it then you still have some time left for the big day. Add a modern twist to your traditional ethnic outfit to stand out of the crowd. Read on to know more.
Jacket up your ethnic attire
Well this trend is here to stay and I am glad that it is still going to rule this festive season. Wear a heavily embroidered or a sequinned jacket over your saree or a Lehenga and turn on the heat in any Diwali party you attend. After all it looks so feminine and chic.
Give a modern twist to your traditional saree
Pants saree, dhoti saree and palazzo Saree are all Latest saree trends where you ditch the traditional saree skirt and instead wear a pant or a palazzo or a dhoti with a dupatta or a piece or cloth draped over your shoulder giving the look of saree. This type of saree is not only chic but also very easy to carry.
Bare you shoulders
Wearing cut shoulders or off shoulders or one shoulders topS or blouses is still so much in trend. You can pair them with your Lehenga or your ethnic skirt and exude oomph in every Diwali party you attend this year.
Wear a metal saree this Diwali
This is not for the faint hearted because it is little different from your conventional saree. In a metal saree, the pallu or the loose end of the saree is not made of your regular fabric but of the thin molten wires. This trend is sure going to pick up very soon and is definitely a trend for the Diva in you. You can Check out some stunning metallic sarees by designer Rimzim Dadu’s Collection.
Twist your top
You can give a modern twist to your ethnic attire by wearing a corset or a crop top with it. Like pair your Lehenga or sari with these modern tops and stand out of the crowd. Check the image below where Bollywood Actress Aditi Rao Hydari has definitely aced a crop top with a silk skirt and a heavy traditional necklace. You can also try another trend of corset saree where the corset blouse has attached pallu with it and you can wear it over a pleated skirt that gives a look of a saree that is both sexy and comfy at the same time.
Add a head accessory to your Ethnic look
Well this is a 90’s trend that is coming back again. If you believe in following your rules and don’t fear experimenting then a semi turban like head accessory is sure to add to your oomph factor. Have a look at the pink feminine turban that actress Jacqueline Fernandes is wearing.
Hope you will incorporate some of these latest trends and be a showstopper in your Diwali party. Have a fun, safe and happy Diwali..!!Till next time Ciao...!!