Steal the Limelight with These Celebrity Inspired Diwali Outfits (2024)

Diwali, the festival of lights, is a time to rejoice, celebrate, and dress up in our best attire. This Diwali, why not create an exquisite ensemble by taking style ideas from your favorite celebrities? Whether you are celebrating in your home, at a festive party, or with family and friends we have come up with these chic yet timeless celebrity-inspired outfit ideas for you to dazzle like a diva at the festive celebration.

Ivory Floor Length Embroidered Anarkali with Dupatta

Genelia’s ethnic look in floor-length ivory shade Anarkali can be a perfect Diwali look inspiration for this festive season. The outfit is fully embellished with floral threadwork creating a rich and elegant appearance. It is an ideal outfit inspiration to celebrate Diwali in style.

Genelia wearing ivory shade full length Anarkali - perfect Diwali outfit.

Shilpa Shetty's Ethnic Look in Kurta with Yoke

Shilpa Shetty looks mesmerizing in a fuschia pink kurta set. She has given it a contemporary touch by pairing it up with a stylish yoke embroidered with intricate designs. She accentuated her look with a beautiful pair of Chaandbaali earrings. She kept her makeup simple with smokey eyes, filled-in eyebrows, and soft pink lipstick and tied her hair neatly in a ponytail, bringing all the attention to her outfit.

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Sara Ali in Pink Silver Embellished Lehenga

Dressed in a sparkling pink lehenga, Sara Ali Khan stole the spotlight at Manish Malhotra’s Diwali Bash, radiating elegance and charm that caught everyone’s attention. For the event, she wore the Manish Malhotra designer lehenga paired with a halter-style blouse.

Her ensemble is adorned with shiny silver crystals and stones in a geometric pattern, adding a touch of glam and glitter. Its backless design and front glass neckline truly make it stand out, while the matching pink dupatta adds an extra touch of allure to the overall look.

To complete her look, she wore delicate diamond studs and opted for flawless matte base makeup with contoured cheek, dark smokey eyes, thick eyebrows, and pink lip shade, and tied her hair into a high bun, leaving everyone in awe.

Sara Ali wore hot pink lehenga at Manish Malhotra Diwali party
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Traditional Short Kurti with Gharara

Gharara with a short kurti and dupatta is a trendy and stylish attire you can consider for this Diwali occasion. You can match it with a long kurta and experiment with different colors and light to heavy embellishments. It’s a truly versatile option that you can pair with different tops and crop blouses to create a stylish look for any occasion.

Yellow Sharara outfit for diwali celebration

Bhumi's Ethnic Look for Diwali Party

Bhumi Padnekar exudes royal elegance in an olive green and gold brocade lehenga by Manish Malhotra. She flaunted this attire at a star-studded Diwali celebration organized by Manish Malhotra.

She matched the lehenga with a full-sleeved, mehendi green velvet blouse embellished with intricate lace on the front bodice and sleeves cuff.

She complemented her festive attire with a stunning Kundan and emerald necklace with matching stud hoops. For the event, Bhumi opted for a glow makeup look with winged eyeliner, mascara eyelashes, nude lips and styled her hair in a sleek ponytail, looking absolutely glamorous.

Bhumi grey lehenga look for Diwali party
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Aditi's Traditional Look in Red Floral Anarkali

Aditi Rao Hydari’s traditional look in a red floral Anarkali truly sets a major festive goal. For chic and effortless style, you can surely go with Anarkali to create stunning outfits for Diwali celebration.

Aditi Rao Hydari looks beautiful in red floral printed Anarkali

Yami Gautam's Blue Colored A-line Kurta Set

If you prefer a simple yet stylish look, check out Yami Gautam’s purple-blue shaded kurta and pant set. The kurta has tiny gold polka prints all over and features a simple v-neckline with a gold lace design and full sleeves. It’s an ideal choice for those who love both style and comfort, during festive celebration

Yami Gautam's blue kurta looks is ideal choice for Diwali celebration
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Sara Ali's Rani Pink Lehenga and Dupatta Set

If you are looking for a simple yet stylish lehenga design to rock this Diwali, then take a look at Sara Ali’s pink lehenga with a cowl top and dupatta. She adorned her lehenga with contemporary jewelry that gave her appearance the perfect finishing touch.

Sara Ali wore a pink lehenga with a cowl top and dupatta

Sini Shetty's Traditional Look for Diwali

Wearing a knee-length kurta with a skirt and dupatta is a stylish choice to elevate your Diwali style. Choose an embellished or printed kurta with a plain or lightly adorned skirt to create a chic yet balanced outfit for the Diwali occasion.

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Ananya Panday's Chic Diwali Look

Ananya Panday looks glamorous in a beautiful co-ord set, perfect for a Diwali outfit. She wore it for Sara Ali Khan’s pre-Diwali party. The outfit is embellished with elaborate geometric embroidery design, accentuated further with delicate threadwork and sparkling silver adornments, adding a touch of glam and luster to the rose-pink attire.

To keep things simple and subtle, she accessorized the outfit with a stone-studded choker and ear studs that added refinement to her look. To rock your Diwali celebration with style and grace, take a cue from Ananya’s chic festive look.

Ananya Panday in rose pink co-ord set with jacket for diwali party
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Sunshine Yellow Drape Skirt with Jacket

This Diwali, take outfit inspiration from Shilpa Shetty’s Indo-western look. She looked absolutely gorgeous in a sunshine yellow drape skirt paired with a silver embellished crop blouse and styled with a long jacket. She accentuated the look with a stunning diamond-emerald choker and hand kadas. She kept her makeup minimal and left her hair open to balance the bling of her stunning outfit.

Shilpa Shetty looks stunning in a sunshine yellow Indo-western dress.

Katrina's Regal Elegance for Diwali

Katrina Kaif graced her appearance in a multi-paneled Sabyasachi lehenga choli at Ramesh Taurani’s pre-Diwali party in Mumbai. The lehenga features a multi-hued base with floral prints all over and a rich embellished border. She matched it with a full-sleeved deep brown blouse with embellished with intricate gold threadwork around the neckline, giving it the appearance of a necklace. 

She completed her desi look with a sheer brown dupatta, adding an extra charm to her overall appearance. Her choice of minimal jewelry, soft glowing makeup with a round bindi, and open hairs enhanced her beauty even more.

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Kajol's Festive Look in Pink Saree

Kajol wore a beautiful organza pink saree with a matching sleeveless blouse. To keep her look traditional, she tied her hair in a neat bun and adorned it with pink flowers. We love her simple yet classy look which is perfect for the Diwali occasion.

Find More:  Best celebrity-inspired saree looks for Diwali to steal the spotlight this festive season.

Kajol donned pink saree with sleeveless blouse for diwali

Shilpa Shetty's Indo-western Look for Diwali

Shilpa Shetty’s chic fusion outfit grabbed our attention. This lovely Indo-western attire with a cape is a great pick for a joyful Diwali celebration. The blend of tradition and modern style will surely make you stand out at and shine at the festivities.

Shilpa Shetty worn red drape skirt and cape - ideal Diwali look
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Rakul Preet's Elgant Look in White Anarkali

Keeping it simple and minimal, you can go with a white-flared Anarkali with a palazzo and dupatta. To accentuate the look, you can opt for a pair of gold jhumki earrings and embrace your inner fashionista just like Rakul Preet does.

Rakul Preet worn white embroidered anarkali beautiful dress for Diwali

Aditi Rao's Elegant Look in Copper Shade Kalidar

Aditi Rao Hydari is known for her impeccable sense of style and fashion and frequently dresses traditionally for various events. Her choice of wearing traditional attire sets a new fashion trend. This Diwali, you can take inspiration from her new look in copperish gold Kalidar, making her look truly adorable.

Aditi Rao Hydari's festive look in copper-gold kalidar dress

Tara Sutaria's Stunning Black Outfit Look

Tara Sutaria exudes grace and elegance in a stunning Rani Sa Anarkali, a couture masterpiece with gold embellishments and intricate designs designed by Punit Balan. It seamlessly combines luxury and comfort, making it a great choice for Diwali outfits.

Tara Sutara wore black dress stunning diwali outfit

Shanaya's Ethnic Outfit for Diwali

Shanaya opted for traditional attire for the Diwali celebration. She wore a light purplish-pink silk lehenga paired with a lovely matching blouse and dupatta. The outfit is ornated with intricate gold zari work, adding a touch of sophistication to her festive look.

@Instgram/Shanaya Kapoor

Elegant Silk Lehenga with Dupatta

For a soft and sophisticated look at Diwali parties, a soft-flowy plain silk lehenga with an embellished blouse and sheer dupatta is a way to go. To enhance the style, you can go with heavy earrings, a delicate neckpiece, and a bracelet.


Meera Kapoor Dazzles in Red Peplum with Palazzo

Meera Kapoor exudes royalty in a beautiful red peplum with a palazzo and dupatta. This lovely attire is perfect for creating a stylish look for this Diwali season.

Meera Kapoor's red palazzo and peplum look for diwali celebration
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