Doll Up For Diwali

by Drishti Mistry

It’s that time of the year when you bring out all the fineries, prepare the most sumptuous meals and indulge in the most the finest clothes along with the finest jewellery. While you’re at it, why not make it a run to remember. Here’s a divine curation to match the divine spirits of the festive season.

Prep For Parties

Dolling up for Diwali parties can be a tricky affair- being torn between the quintessentially elegant saree or taking the fusion wear route. Whatever may be your sartorial poison, we’re here to assist you in creating pert looks – complete with sassy appendages.

For The Saree Stricken
This embellished pastel saree screams traditional yet very soiree chic. Accessorize with a lush kundan necklace with earrings to match and a statement bag to get party ready. (Pro tip- layer your necklace with a choker to make those heads turn)
Saree- Nikaya,
Bag- Adora By Ankita, ₹4,200
Necklace- Prerto , ₹15,400
Earrings- Zevar By Geeta, ₹2,600

For The Fusion Favouring
Embrace your experimental streak with this out-of-the-box top and tulip skirt combo. While the floral prints preserve the flavour of the season, the skirt makes a statement. Complete the look with a chunky handcuff, feminine choker and iridescent earrings.
Kurta Set- Arpita Mehta, ₹22,000
Handcuff- Isharya, ₹12,250
Choker- Prerto, ₹8,900
Earrings- Rhea, ₹3,500

Pristine For Pujas

Pujas call for simple silhouettes such as relaxed pants for the ease of movement while looking your stylish best. Go for classic kurtas complete with palazzo pants and dupattas or over-the-top tailored memoni suits.

For The Classic Crushing
Crafted in chanderi with a delicately embellished dupatta, this wine hued kurta set is the perfect puja attire. Put on a pair of juttis and complete the look with a pair of statement earrings and a stack of eclectic bangles.
Kurta Set- TulsiOnline, ₹26,500
Elephant bangle- Tribe By Amrapali, ₹1,623
Zircon bangle- Tribe By Amrapali, ₹1,483
Earrings- Valliyan, ₹8,775

For The Extravagance Enchanted
If intricate details and meticulous tailoring calls out to you then this memoni and kurta set will definitely suit your vibe. Punctuate the look with an embroidered clutch, a pair of kundan earrings and a geometric ring.
Kurta set- ASAL by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, ₹1,10,000
Ring- Isharya, ₹7,725
Clutch- Malaga, ₹4,500
Earrings- Joules By Radhika, ₹5,500

Vivacious For Visits

Diwali visits always have more to them than meets the eye- potluck lunches, gift exchanges and frolic banter- all demanding a certain amount of comfort and laid-back vibe. Relaxed kurtas and flared pants are toast for this event- printed or solid- you choose!

For The Print Privy
If there are two biggest trends that ruling the festive wear this season, it’s the floral print and pastels- this off-white and lilac palazzo set is a winning combination. Complete the look with everything statement- a hand and palm cuff, earrings and sling bag.
Palazzo set- Payal Singhal, ₹36,500
Hand and palm cuff- Anomaly By Anam, ₹4,200
Earrings- Valliyan, ₹9,500
Bag- Designs By K, ₹3,500

For The Love Of Solids
Prints are too much for you? Fret not, you can still stay on-trend with meticulously designed pastel hued fusion pieces- take this one for instance. Complete the look with a pair of dainty earrings, a matching bag and an oversized ring!
Kurta Set- AM:PM, ₹20,950
Earrings- deepa by Deepa Gurnani, ₹2,163
Ring- Rhea, ₹3,800
Bag- Adora By Ankita, ₹4,500

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