Tired of Donning the Same Old Suit? Top 10 Trending Diwali Outfit Ideas You Must Try on Diwali 2020

Tired of Donning the Same Old Suit? Top 10 Trending Diwali Outfit Ideas You Must Try on Diwali 2020

The festive season, read Diwali, is just around the corner and with it, the ‘what to wear on Diwali’ woes come as a complimentary gift. Before you decide to give up and make amendments to your self-attested annual promises, we present to you an informative guide on putting together an immaculate outfit just in time to allow for the "pataka" comments to roll in.

How to Pick a Diwali Outfit?

Firstly, Decide the Budget

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When planning and deciding on Diwali outfit ideas, the first and foremost thing you should keep in mind is the budget. There are like a gazillion outfits available in the market and in the online store which can be quite a confusing sight for you. But when you decide your budget, the options narrow down too and hence you can easily decide what exactly you want for yourself on this Diwali. Moreover, you can adjust your budget if an outfit is extremely pretty and available at reasonable pricing.

Pick a Outfit that Flatters Your Body Type

We are never against experimenting with styles and new designs but you should pick something that flatters your body type and suits your personality. In fact, whenever you buy an outfit, make sure it matches your vibes else you won’t like it later on when you will actually don it on the occasion. You can go for the buying guide according to your body type as it will help you more in deciding what outfit you need.

Colour and Details

The next important thing to consider when buying a Diwali outfit is its colour and the details. Of course, pastels are quite a in trend but does they actually go well with your skin tone and complexion? Make sure you are not forgetting your personality in the haste of experimenting. Also, do not forget to notice the work and details on the outfit and plan your makeup and accessories according to it.

Trendy Outfits You Can Pick for Diwali

Beautiful Anarkalis

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Anarkalis are the epitome of grace and they are here to stay no matter how many fashion trends come and go. This is why while choosing the best Diwali outfits options for yourself, you can never go wrong with an Anarkali.

So, we picked this beautiful pink poly cotton Anarkali suit set for you. The set here comes with kurta, churidar and dupatta and this is the most perfect and comfortable choice you can make to wear on the occasion of Diwali. The long Anarkali kurta has stunning golden foil print on its yoke and quarter length sleeves.

Moreover, you are going to love the organza dupatta that comes with this suit having beautiful floral print on it. The art silk kurta with cotton inner lining is extremely comfortable to wear and will keep you going throughout the festivities. You can buy this complete set on Biba for Rs. 2,997.

Ruffled Saree

Are you thinking about Diwali outfit ideas that are unique but trendy too? We have just the perfect answer for it and it’s a ruffled saree. Nothing can seem graceful and modern at the same time like a ruffled saree. While the saree keeps up with the traditions, its ruffled border amp up your glam in just the right amount.

This burgundy ruffled saree is something you would totally like. This solid poly georgette saree is quite simple but the beautiful ruffled border on all of its length makes it look extraordinary.

Along with this saree, you are also provided with a poly georgette matching blouse which is unstitched. The saree is perfect to look every bit of a stunner on Diwali this year. Don’t wait and grab it now on Myntra for Rs. 951.

Dhoti Pants With Kurti/Crop Top

Dhoti pants are very underrated but only a true fashionista knows how versatile they are. You can pair them up with a crop top, long and short kurti, peplum blouse and more. A peplum kurti along with dhoti pants can be a wonderful Diwali outfit.

We found this perfect pair in form of this pink cotton kurti and white dhoti pants combo. The short kurti is having a peplum design and elbow-length sleeves. The otherwise simple kurti has this very nice crisscross pattern on sleeves.

This kurti comes with simple white coloured dhoti pants to go with. You can complete your look with oxidized silver jewellery and kolhapuris. The whole look would surely give major Boho vibes and would make you look very different from others. So, buy this whole outfit on Nykaa Fashion for Rs. 1,999.

Kurta with Palazzo

Kurta and palazzo pair is not only one of the most trending Diwali dress ideas you can think of but also the most comfortable one too. The easy-breezy palazzo allows complete movement even in heavy clothes which is what you would want on Diwali.

For the suggestion, we found this pink embroidered kurta which comes with the complete set of palazzo and dupatta too. All three of them are available in pink colour and looks quite pretty.

The A-line polyester kurta features beautiful zari embroidery at yoke along with a mandarin collar and half sleeves. This kurta is complemented by a matching palazzo and dupatta which also features a pretty zari border. The calm colour and elegant appeal of the whole outfit makes it look perfect for Diwali Pooja. You can buy this whole outfit on Tatacliq for Rs. 2,799.

Chic Lehengas

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Who would want to wear those heavy lehengas for Diwali when you can actually wear something lighter and a lot chicer? Simply pair such lehengas with a matching blouse or crop top and you are good to go for Diwali festivities.

We found this Chanderi lehenga for you which is absolutely perfect for a light experience. The teal blue lehenga comes with a matching crop top and dupatta too. The crop top in particular is heavily embellished and elevates the look of the whole outfit.

Unlike the regular lehengas, this one is a wrap-around lehenga featuring Chanderi fabric and beautiful mirror work. In fact, the crop top also features the same work so is the dupatta and the whole outfit comes together very stunningly. Grab this Chanderi lehenga set right away on Charkhee for Rs. 15,000.


Next one in this curative list of Diwali outfit ideas, we want to add sharara. A very romantic and graceful piece of clothing, sharara is the trendiest clothing option you can find right now. Pair it with a peplum top or a kurti, you are going to look extremely pretty, no matter what.

And, if you want any help then we picked this beautiful lilac coloured sharara suit for you. Featuring a kurta, sharara and a matching dupatta, this set is quite suitable for your Diwali celebrations.

You are going to love the block print on the attire which is entirely crafted in cotton. The very flared sharara comes with a sleeveless kurti with a keyhole neckline and knee-length. The whole look is further elevated by a contrasting white printed dupatta. This beautiful sharara set is available for purchase on Nykaa Fashion for Rs. 3,100.

Indo-Western Set

Dive into the recent trend of indo-western dresses and pick one for yourself. The best thing about this trend is that you can turn any outfit into an indo-western look with some hacks. And talking about the designs and patterns then there is a huge variety to shop from.

So, amidst this sea of huge versatile collection, we found this hot pink indo-western dress for you. This one is an indo-western lehenga featuring a pink flared lehenga cum skirt along with a matching crop top and a shrug to complete the look.

Made out of georgette fabric, the lehengas has been kept solid and simple, while the crop top and shrug features intricate embroidery and zari work. This lightweight and breezy outfit is perfect to rock for a fuss-free Diwali experience. You can find it on Jiofab for Rs. 2,590.

Crop Top and Palazzo

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If you are not paying enough attention, then you won’t know that crop top and palazzo/flared pants are the recent fashion obsession. So, if you are curating Diwali outfit ideas 2020, you should totally include this outfit on your list.

We found this beautiful sky blue crop and palazzo pair for your help. In fact, this dress also features a beautiful jacket and a stunning dupatta too. So, now you have so many ways to style this outfit with these different elements.

The jacquard palazzo is heavily flared which is paired with a full-sleeved crop top. The major attraction here is the heavily embroidered jacket which levels up the whole outfit. The shaded dupatta is further provided which can be used as per choice. You can grab this outfit right away on Saree for Rs. 2,340.


Want to play it safe? Well, evening gowns are here to help you out in it. Turned into a more traditional version, these gowns are easy to carry throughout the Diwali celebrations. And thankfully, you can find a huge variety in their designs too.

For example, we found this purple gown for you in faux silk fabric. The floor-length gown exudes all regal vibes and the right updo and makeup would definitely amp up its look.

This gown features beautiful and intricate embroidery, zari and stonework on its yoke while some motifs are provided on the sleeves too. The half bell sleeves of this gown bring a very modern touch to it. Available in various sizes, this gown can be purchased on Cilory for Rs. 1,719.

Long Skirt and Shirt

Thanks to the huge experiments in Indian fashion lately, we have a lot of options to browse from. One such option is long skirts paired with shirts. Available in different fabrics and prints, this combination looks very stylish and chic too.

If you want to keep it simple but stylish for your Diwali outfit ideas then this long skirt and shirt combo is something you would like to try.

The golden shirt and black skirts are crafted in polyester fabric and complements each other so well. The beautiful golden Boho prints on the skirt match up with the shirt and hence the outfit comes together so beautifully. The cropped shirt features quarter length sleeves and a regular collar and the whole outfit comes with a tassel necklace too. You can shop this look at Myntra for Rs. 3,299.

Few Tips to Look Stylish in Your Diwali Outfit

So, with the guide provided above, you can definitely pick your outfit for Diwali easily this year. But what about the styling? Well, do not worry because we are here to help you out with it. We have some easy-breezy tips for you to try out when you want to style your outfit and take them to the next level. And the best thing about these tips is that you need minimal efforts to try them out.

Turn Your Saree into a Dress

Turning yours or your mom’s saree into a dress can turn out to be an ultimate Diwali outfit for you. In fact, you can check out a lot of fashion bloggers which are creating content just entirely based on a saree. A saree contains so much fabric and hence you can easily turn it into a maxi dress, a gown, or even a DIY lehenga too. For more oomph, just add a belt on top of it and you are good to go.

Amp up Your Outfit with Heavy Chokers

Even a dull kurta can be light up easily when you are wearing the right kind of accessories with it. For example, you can experiment with the printed kurtas/Anarkali and pair them up with a heavy choker on your neck. This is going to look very chic and eye-catching. In fact, your boring outfit is going to look pretty and trendy in no time with this hack.

Don't Forget a Pretty Dupatta

When you are checking out the Diwali outfit ideas, make sure you leave a room to add a dupatta to it. In fact, a heavy dupatta can amp up the look of even a simple kurti in no time. And the best part about dupattas is that you can don them in various ways like on one shoulder, around the neck, like a scarf, tuck with a belt and many more. It can complete your outfit in ways you can never imagine.

Layering is a Cool Way to Jazz Up Outfits

If you want to create an outfit with the existing options you have then we would suggest that you go with layering. For example, you can don a long jacket over a kurti to make it look more classy and stylish. Moreover, a flannel or transparent shirt can also be donned over a crop top and you can pair it with either a palazzo or skirt or even lehenga to complete a cool Boho look.

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It's Diwali not Wedding

Nothing looks better than naturally glowing skin and healthy hair. Make sure you continue with your regular salon regime and look your best at the time of festivities. As for the makeup, remember it’s Diwali and not a wedding. So, keep the makeup subtle, focusing on your eyes that will accentuate your brow, lashes, and eyes.