What to wear this Diwali Party: Ten Untapped Outfit Ideas for 2020

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What to wear this Diwali party? Find the ideal answer to this question in this blog full of ideas of how you can don the trendiest style for Diwali 2020 and rock some pretty modern ethnic looks. Discover Diwali-perfect lehengas, Anarkalis and Palazzo sets making the most amazing outfits for the festival. 

Most of us have spent the majority of our time this year in our tees and pajamas while working from home. The Coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown has lent us little to no opportunity to get all dressed up and flaunt our dresses and makeup. Most of the celebrations this year were organized to accommodate only kins in an intimate set-up and the upcoming festivities are sure to take the same route. The festive season has now officially begun and with all the lights and joy what also comes is a conundrum about what to wear to Diwali party. The options available are a plethora, with the ethnic wear industry coming up with new styles and fashion trends every other day. To help out here, we have brought to you an exclusive list of ensembles you can don this Diwali to embrace the festive vibes and look straight up gorgeous. 

Lehengas For Diwali

The option of flaunting a classic Diwali Lehenga Choli never goes off the table as in India the outfit is particularly celebrated for its elegant and chic nature. The outfit is also evolving with every passing day as the designers are experimenting with the outfit to transform it and add a contemporary twist to it. Here are a few options of Lehengas you might consider to celebrate your Diwali in.

white diwali lehenga

This monochrome white georgette lehenga features an elegant and elaborate gold sequin work, a bold V-neck blouse, and a subtle georgette dupatta. The work and the designs on the lehenga allow it to stand out as the perfect Diwali outfit and also allows its wearer to look festive ready.

Pink net lehenga with one shoulder blouse

The Sayali pastel pink net lehenga from B Anu Designs features delicate mirror hand embroidery, a one-shoulder pink net blouse accented with pearls, and a complementing net dupatta. The statement lehenga of the ensemble holds several distinctive features including heavy mirror embroidery, satin border finish, and beaded tassels which let you ace your festive look. 


White Lehenga with Chikankari Handwork and Off-shoulder Blouse

This Ramisa - Chikankari lehenga from B Anu Designs is all things pretty. The lehenga features an off-shoulder raw silk blouse and Chinkari hand-embroidered flared skirt with yards of fabric. The dainty flares of the lehenga, its subtle color, and its opulent designs allow its wearer to look festive ready, and gorgeous and also make it a probable Diwali trending dress. 

Baby Pink Net Lehenga with Sweetheart Neckline Blouse

This Candyfloss - baby pink net lehenga from B Anu Designs is a cutesy ensemble. It features a sleeveless satin silk blouse with a sweetheart neckline, a super flared net lehenga with floral thread and gold sequin hand embroidery, and a sheer dupatta with a golden border. The floral design of the lehenga makes it the perfect Diwali outfit and also allows its wearer to stand out and make a statement. 

Asymmetric Cape one shoulder glitter blouse with slit Lengha

This Lumier- asymmetric Cape lehenga from B Anu Designs makes you look bold and appealing. The lehenga features a red cape blouse that drapes asymmetrically on one shoulder and gold flared lehenga with a slit. This glittery piece perfectly lets you flaunt festive vibes by letting you shimmer and shine. 

phulkari lehenga

Highlight the colors of your Diwali Rangoli with your outfit choice. Wear this Phulkari Lehenga from B Anu Designs to make your Diwali a colorful affair. The Lehenga features a multicolor top with Phulkari Punjabi embroidery, a high low blank Chanderi yellow lehenga skirt, and a hot pink dupatta with pom-pom trim. 

Diwali special dresses - The Short Royal Anarkalis

The Mughal age Anarkalis are often treated as a favorite festive pick. The grace and beauty of the outfit allow its wearer to effortlessly steal glances and attract compliments. The traditional Anarkali suits have gone through several transformations by the hands of modern designers who wish to make the outfit more relevant in recent times and allow it to rule the trend. Here are some stunning pieces of Anarkali suits which will definitely allow you to look festive ready.

pink short anarkali

The Dahlia hand-embroidered Anarkali suit from B Anu Designs is a beautiful statement piece. The Anarkali suit set features a fuchsia short Anarkali suit in dupion silk with a gold embroidered sweetheart neckline, a pink dupion silk Churidar matching the set, and a netted Dupatta with gold floral threadwork. With all its spectacular features, this suit allows its wearer to look magnificent for the festival and can be considered an ideal Diwali Party outfit.

gold short anarkali

The Auric gold netted Anarkali suit from B Anu Designs lets you throw grand royal vibes on Diwali. The traditional Diwali outfit features a knee-length golden Anarkali suit adorned with heavy manual threadwork, a golden Lyra matching the set, and a netted dupatta decorated with detailed pearl and sequin work. This suit is just the right choice if you are wishing to make your Diwali a regal affair. 

Style the desi look in Palazzo sets

Designed exclusively for the women of today, Palazzo sets are a versatile piece of clothing that any woman can pull off with ease and panache. Following their popularity in the market, designers experimented with the designs of the Palazzo sets and now we have Palazzo sets for all kinds of functions available in the market. Here are some of our Palazzo set picks which make some perfect simple Diwali outfit.

Palazzo Set with Crop Top & Jacket

This Pink Sunset palazzo set from B Anu Designs is all about charm and elegance. The set features a bustier crop top embellished with gold and sequin work, a matching sleeveless net jacket which is similarly embellished with gold and sequin work, and classic satin pants with pleats at the front and back of it. 

Palazzo Set with Crop Top & Jacket

This Mint Mistress Palazzo set from B Anu Designs is just the perfect dress if you are looking for a Diwali dress online which is both experimental and unorthodox. The set features a gorgeous crop top, a front open chiffon jacket with high slits, and high-waisted palazzo pants with a sequin embroidered belt.  

So what do you plan to don this Diwali? Tell us in the comments below. 

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  • Eliot on

    I absolutely love the way you’ve styled this outfit! The color combination is so chic and the accessories really bring the whole look together. Your fashion sense is so inspiring! I’m always looking to your blog for new ideas and trends to try out. I appreciate how you always make sure to include sustainable and ethical fashion options in your posts. It’s so important to be mindful of the impact our clothing choices have on the environment and society. Thank You!

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