By Akanksha Gupta Last Updated:
Diwali is right around the corner. And, you must already have plenty of party invitations lined up. If you are tired of wearing the same old boring kinds of traditional outfits every year, then definitely bookmark this list.
Shopping for the Indo western dress can be a bit confusing, so the best thing you can do is to put on your thinking hats and design your own look. With these ideas, you will be inspired to create outfits that will not only dazzle everyone, but earn you the title of a true-blue fashionista.
Among all the new fashion looks making the waves, slit kurtis have made a unique style statement of its own. They are fashionable and ethnic and the best part is that you can be extremely versatile with it in styling your traditional look. Teaming up your slit kurtis with dhoti pants, denims, leggings, palazzos or straight cut pants will give your look a modern twist. Try it this festive season and you can always make your own great ethnic combination.
One can always ditch the conventional and customise your own traditional looks. There is so much new in fashion that not going for typical ethnic wear, one can try fusion looks as well. Another look that we have in fusion is slaying your ethnic wears with an asymmetric jacket. Take an inspiration from these actresses and design your own look.
Ever had a moment where you just could not decide whether you want to wear a lehenga, or opt for a simple dress? Well, this style has come to your rescue at such rare moments of fashion crisis. The easiest way to look fabulous, is to layer things up. And, the layered half-a-skirt/lehenga adds the right amount of Diwali bling to this outfit. You can also rock the fabulous fauxhawk hairdo with this.
With the festive season setting in, your authentic Indian wear cannot get more fusion than this fashion ensemble. Dress up in your finest regional garb, and throw on a jacket to look like a total boss at your family’s Diwali bash. You can experiment with the length and style of the jacket to embrace the best of it. Put your thinking hats and incorporate your jackets with your sarees to complete your fusion look.
This ensemble is the perfect Indo-western combo. The peplum blouse/choli is not only non-traditional, it is very much in trend right now. With the fusion trend going on, your sarees can be paired up with the peplum blouses.
And, the turban adds a touch of royal androgyny to the look. This innovative fusion style will revamp your wardrobe and give your ethnic look a twist.
This is perfect for a relaxed, yet stylish look for this Diwali. Teaming up palazzos with kurtis is not unusual per se. But, people usually would think of pairing a loosely-fit top with a fitted bottom. It can be teamed up with a loose kurti with an asymmetric hemline, which will surely add twist to the look.
Cropped palazzos are a fun way to play with proportions and lengths. You can create interesting, layered looks by pairing your gorgeous ethnic long kurtis with cropped palazzos. You can take inspiration from these actresses. You can also wrap your head with a scarf to add a bit of bohemian feel to things.
Dhoti was earlier a part of men’s wardrobe, but now it has also trending in the fashion field for women as well. It can be paired up with kurtis, crop tops, western tops to give it an Indo-Western look. This fusion of ethnic and western will give you a perfect makeover this festive season. You can also flaunt them with heavy jhumkas to complement your outfit and complete your look.
Fashion is all about making your own choices and style up your imagination with the best twist you can make to create an eye-catching fusion look. Experiment with the existing ethnic styles and get your own fusion look to turn the heads this Diwali!
So, this Diwali, if you want to ditch the traditional, and have no intention of going completely ethnic, then try these fusion looks. You will steal a heart or two for sure. Do let us know in the comment section which look you liked the best. Also, if you have any out-of-the-box idea for fusion looks and you would like to share with us, we would be happy to know! Have a stylish and safe Diwali!