How To Recycle Your Diwali Outfits; Glam Vs Understated

So you finally have your much-awaited Diwali outfit ready. But once the festivities are over don’t pack it away in your closet, because you can recycle that lovely embroidered salwar kameez or the heavy dupatta for a whole new look! Here’s how.

The look: Crop top

Glam it up: Swap the traditional choli of your lehenga-choli combo with a edgy and sparkly crop top. Add some Jhumkas for some festive bling.

Recycle: Post Diwali, pair the cropped top with a ripped jeans or a midi skirt for an A/W 2015 update.


The look: Dhoti pants
Glam it up: One of the most popular trends for their fluid flattering form this A/W 15, is the dhoti pant. Pair yours with a bright kurti and embroidered jootis.
Recycle: Add structure to this silhouette with a sharply tailored blazer and pointy pumps for a cocktail-hour ensemble.

dhoti pants

The look: Palazzo pants

Glam it up: For the perfect Lakshi puja outfit, pair embroidered palazzo pants with long kurti and dupatta for instant chic. Add some chunky jewellery to jazz up your outfit.

Recycle: Palazzo pants are the easiest to recycle. Opt for a fitted camisole or fringed off shoulder tops for a fun casual vibe.


The look: Embroidered Jacket/capes

Glam it up: Layer embroidered jackets over silk blouses and trousers for a stylish update on the traditional wear.

Recycle: While Jackets can add oomph to any look, top heavy people should stay away from cropped jackets and opt for a long capes and jackets to be layered over tank tops and distressed denims.


The look: Voluminous skirts

Glam it up: Voluminous skirts are the perfect replacements for the heavy lehengas. Pair a maxi skirt with a crop top or even a choli for some fuss free styling.

Recycle: Post Diwali, pair maxi skirts with light textured blouses and wedges for a perfect brunch ensemble.