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Festive Season Woes No More: Bollywood-Approved Outfits For Intimate Durga Puja Gatherings

Festive Season Woes No More: Bollywood-Approved Outfits For Intimate Durga Puja Gatherings

If there ever was an uncertain time for festivities, it's this. That celebrations have taken a turn, with large crowds being swapped for intimate get-togethers is a fact well known by now. But how does one navigate dressing up for festivities in these times? With Durga Puja just around the corner, you might find yourself wondering about the sartorial route you will take. Just to point it out, if there's a rule, there's this: You do you! 

Having said that, if slipping out of your pyjamas and sprucing up requires some heavy inspiration, we have just that for you.  

Outfit Ideas You Will Want To Bookmark For Durga Puja

Without further ado, here's looking at some of the outfit ideas that you can wear to this pujo season's intimate gatherings. 

White Sarees

Gone are the days of sticking to those handful of colours when dressing up for the festive season. White, as you may well have noticed, is one colour that makes for a graceful attire, and a subdued white saree or one inclining towards the off-white tone could prove to be a hit. Like Mouni Roy and Sonam Kapoor's past looks prove, there is one thing to remember—don't miss out on the jewellery.

Mouni Roy in a white saree- durga puja dressing
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Sonam Kapoor in a white saree- durga puja dressing
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Fashion

Green & Gold-Toned Kundan-Studded Choker Jewellery Set

INR 950 AT Priyaasi

Vibrant Sarees

One for the maximalists. For those who like their vibrant, vivid picks, there is always the alternative of going the other way. Make your selection from a traditional weave like Karisma Kapoor's, picked out of your mother's closet or opt for a new-age version à la Deepika Padukone's hand-painted Sabyasachi saree. Experiment with your choice of blouse and you will be all ready for a close-knit festive gathering this Durga Puja. 

Karisma Kapoor wears a traditionaal saree
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Deepika Padukone in a Sabyasachi saree
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Fashion

Cotton Sanganeri Print Back-Open Sleeveless Blouse

INR 587 AT Ajio

New-Age Attires

Sure you are skipping out on the pandal hopping for reasons well known, but how about making your at-home soirée with the family one to remember? When it comes to fashion choices, you can take a relatively unconventional route and include asymmetrical hemlines, cinched waists, off-the-shoulder attires and much more just like Anushka Sharma and Shilpa Shetty's outfits portray. And of course, not to forget the on-point makeup looks that are bound to elevate your festive ensembles!

Anushka Sharma in a contemporary outfit
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new-age dressing for durga puja- Shilpa Shetty
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Beauty

Manish Malhotra Hi-Shine Lipstick - Sunset Sienna

INR 950 AT MyGlamm

All About Kurtas

The kurta has been upgraded from the simple sleek thing it was, and it's better than ever. For those looking to ace a festive Durga Puja look without compromising on comfort, the many iterations of the garment come in handy. Pick from vibrant, printed, embellished and embroidered finds in a range of silhouettes, add the accessories that pair well, keeping the colour in sync with the outfit and that will be all that's required to make a mark. 

Dressing for durga puja- Alia Bhatt in a kurta
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Aditi Rao Hydari in a flared kurta
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Fashion

Gold-Toned Circular Half Hoop Earrings

INR 897 AT Accessorize

Lehengas & Skirts

If you are planning to go all OTT, there is always the fail-safe lehenga look to fall back on, one you will have in your existing wardrobe. But for those looking to keep it breezy, a printed skirt with ample volume works just the same, if not more. Play with your accessories, makeup and blouse pairing, adding to the mix a shirt or an unexpected top and a scene-stealing outfit will be ready for an intimate Durga Puja get-together. Should you need cues, there is always inspiration to be found in Bollywood looks. See how Rhea Kapoor and Tara Sutaria worked the sartorial style. 

Rhea Kapoor in a breezy skirt
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Tara Sutaria in a lehenga
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Beauty

Manish Malhotra Face And Body Highlighter

INR 1,250 AT MyGlamm

And that is all you need to know to start gearing up for the pujo season. Go on then!

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