Eye the ethnic in style, this Diwali

It’s that time of the year again when we’re all soaked in the festive vibe. The spectacular festival of Diwali is round the corner, and the wedding season is underway.

We all find an excuse to splurge on extravagant traditional dresses and accessories. What a crazy and exciting feeling it is! After all, it’s not a one-day fiesta, but a series of functions, events and parties, and we have to look our best every time. We raid our wardrobes, mix-and match, go on shopping sprees, all in the quest to find the perfect ensemble for every occasion.

If you are still wondering how to make your look click with the festive fervour, don’t fret! We bring you some ethnic ensembles you can flaunt in the coming months. And we’ll tell you how your eyewear can play a vital role in accentuating your look. So, this festive season, here’s how you can look gorgeous, dazzling and anything but ‘plain Jane’!

With six yards of grace

While you are having a smashing Diwali amid enchanting fireworks, glowing diyas, beautiful rangolis and religious pujas, its prudent to keep your look graceful, yet ornate. What looks more elegant than a sari! Here’s how you can carry off this look!

Go for pure silk saris with delectable colours, like this one in pink and gold. Team it up with MASK F3025 Golden Purple Gradient Aviator Sunglasses, and a pinch of attitude. While you are heading to your friends’ and relatives’ place for exchanging gifts or a long lazy lunch, rocking a pair of these stunning Aviators will make you stand out in the crowd of ethnic ensembles.

Pre-wedding ceremonies

With wedding season knocking at your doors, we’ll show you how you can dress up for your engagement while sporting cool eyewear. Try out these ensembles and look dazzling on your special day.

Look dapper in cream and maroon coloured sherwani paired with Ray-Ban Golden Brown Gradient Aviator Sunglasses. Sport these cool aviators with a golden rim that will go with your royal traditional outfit. It will not only help you block out the heat, but make a style statement.

Go for a pretty cream coloured embellished lehanga. Prop it up with ivory lace clutch and matching jewellery set. Complete your look with John Jacob tortoise brown gradient wayfarer sunglasses. Picking a matching frame that goes with your outfit glams up your look. Morning functions are a perfect time to sport your wayfarers with ethnic wear.

Gearing up for the baraat

If you have a friend or a close relative whose wedding is on the cards this shaadi season, one thing might be on your mind: “How to style yourself for the occasion?”

Eyewear with typical traditional dresess like a lehanga or sherwani may not sound very common, but we’ll tell you how you can do that and make a mark.

 

Sport a colourful and cheery look on your friend’s wedding. This yellow and pink lehanga is perfect for the occasion. Pair it with orange Vincent Chase Aviator Glasses to make a chic statement. Sport these peppy sunnies to block out the heat while you are dancing to the tunes of bandwallahs.

Set the mood for Diwali cards party

No Diwali is complete without an edge of your seat, cold sweat inducing high stake game of cards. Call it tradition or trend, but playing card games like Teen Patti, Poker and Uno is extremely popular during Diwali season. A winning choice of Diwali card party ensemble is always something lightweight to allow for switching gears from cards to dancing.

Don this suave look by wearing silk kurta pajama with kohlapuri chappals. Complete the look with a pair of Vincent Chase Golden Green Sunglasses. Look smart and intelligent to let everyone know that you are good at your game.

You can go for your resplendent anarkalis and chudidars. You can prop-up the look with cool aviators for a chic and confident look. These Ray-Ban Golden Grey aviators go perfectly well with the orange and golden anarkali suit. Since these parties can last till late in the evenings, and you have to drive back home, it’s a good idea to keep your night vision sunglasses with you.

Rock the dance floor

Dance parties are a fun event to be a part of. If you are wearing your dancing jootis this Diwali season, give your attire a traditional and vivacious twist. And don’t forget to jazz up your look with impeccable eyewear.

Try out dhoti-style salwar with short kurti, paired with mirror work jacket. Leave your high heels at home, and dance to your heart’s content in flat jootis. Dance parties are high on bling factor, so you’ve gotta choose eyewear that totally goes with your flashy outfit. Aviators work best for ultra-chic look. Both men and women can flaunt it with panache.

Diwali cocktail party

Make a grand entrance to the Diwali cocktail party in an embellished, traditional yet contemporary dress with matching sunglasses. Opt for an elegant peach coloured pleated skirt with a cropped blouse having mirror work. Pair it with Vogue Pink Silver Gradient Sunglasses to make a style statement. This festive season, shed away conventional looks with these gorgeous pair of sunglasses with your cocktail dress.

Now that you’re geared up for the festive season, here’s wishing you fun-filled days ahead! Get drenched in festive glory, while sporting eye-wear with ethnic wear with élan.

 

 

Awani Phuloria Paliwal
Awani Phuloria Paliwal is an engineer by degree but a writer at heart. Being selectively social, her idea of a perfect day is sitting by the side of the window with a great book as her companion. She has an eye for creativity, and aspires to engage her readers with a simple and imaginative writing style.
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