Bollywood Inspired Festival Outfit Ideas for Women (2024)

From Yami Gautam, Kajol Devgan, and Madhuri Dixit to Shilpa Shetty, take festival outfit ideas from these Bollywood celebs to make a unique fashion statement for this festive season.


As the festive season begins, there must be a common thought that pops into every woman’s mind what to wear or how to dress up for the occasion. The festival is a special occasion for all of us, especially women who love to dress up ‘traditional’ best in Indian outfits and accessories, which defines the exuberance and cheerfulness that every Indian festival is well known for.

Now that the festive season is in full favor and if you are looking for fashion inspiration for the celebrations, you are in the right place. In this article, we bring you some stylish traditional festive outfits worn by Bollywood celebrities like Yami Gautam, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, and Shilpa Shetty. So you can take inspiration from their outfits to create your festive looks.

Festival outfit ideas - Yami Gautam in traditional saree look

The real beauty Yami Gautam in her latest festive look during the promotion of her movie chose to wear a traditional deep pink floral motif silk zari saree handcrafted by Skilled Artisans by the traditional jamdani technique. Yami teamed the saree with a beautiful full-sleeve pistachio green silk blouse that perfectly complemented her deep pink saree. This beautiful traditional look of Yami Gautam is enough to inspire you for the festival fashion outfit goal.

The beautiful actress elevated her outfit by wearing a statement necklace and half-moon gold earrings attached with Dejhoor(dangler earrings, traditionally worn by married women) and bracelet. She completed her look by opting for soft glowy makeup, natural blush, and nude lip shade and styled her hair in a messy bun.

If you are a saree lover and looking to dress up in a statement ensemble for a festival or any religious ceremonies then a saree style like Yami Gautam’s is a great inspiration for your festive fashion outfit.

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Kajol in Green Organza saree on Maha Navami

For the Durga puja occasion, Bollywood actress Kajol was seen celebrating the festival with her family and friends at a puja venue in Mumbai. On Maha Navami, she dressed up in an exquisite emerald green silk organza saree with a sleeveless blouse and accessorized her look with a statement Polki choker, a stack of Green bangles, and a finger ring and looked absolutely stunning as ever.

She elevated the glam quotient by keeping her make-up soft and simple with kohled eyes, mascara-laden eyelashes, filled-in eyebrows, rosy blushed cheeks, and a dab of pink matte lipstick, she left her hair open and looked stylish and raised the bar of ethnic fashion a notch higher.

Kajol looked extremely elegant in her latest festive saree outfit and her saree styling is enough to inspire most of the women for their traditional yet contemporary festive look.

Kajol in green saree-festive outfit look
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Madhuri dixit in green silk saree - Festive outfit

Madhuri Dixit, a feminine actress her recent appearance in the dance reality show Dance Deewane 3 for a Ganesh Chaturthi episode stunned everyone with her latest traditional look in a Maharashtrian silk saree, she wore a teal green and orange border silk saree which is adorned with Paithani pallu. 

For this festive season, Madhuri Dixit chose a traditional Maharashtrian silk saree with gold zari motifs all over, which she paired with an elbow-length teal blouse striped with a gold tinge and looked extremely elegant in her festive outfit look.

She accessorized her outfit with a stunning Guttapusalu necklace with matching emerald studded pearl earrings and wore beautiful gold Kadas in her hands, a statement finger ring, and a traditional Nathani or nose ring which complemented her traditional look. 

The actress looked gorgeous as she opted for minimal shimmery makeup with smokey eyes, blushed cheeks, glossy nude lips, and a traditional bindi. For a classy touch, she tied her hair in a messy bun and accessorized it with beautiful pink flowers.

If you are a married or unmarried woman and looking for fashion inspiration on how to dress up for this festive season,  you can try something similar to Madhuri’s traditional festive outfit look

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Shilpa Shetty in traditional Lahenga-Choli look

The beautiful actress and fitness queen Shilpa Shetty left us impressed in a gorgeous lehenga set that she wore on a reality show super dancer chapter 4, the graceful actress opted to wear a floral printed light hue pink lehenga and pink choli with a sweetheart neckline and a sheer purple dupatta.

The lehenga features colorful prints, floral patterns, and Gota Patti’s work. The rani pink choli perfectly complemented the lehenga, featuring with scalloped Gota Patti border on the neck and sleeves and sequin mirror work all over the choli, and the dupatta is adorned with gold leaf pattern all over and handcrafted floral lace on the border.

She complimented her ethnic look with beautiful silver jewelry which includes a statement choker, silver earrings, a stack of bangles, and finger rings. She kept her makeup soft with winged eyeliner, well-defined eyebrows, natural blush, and pink lip shade. She completed the look by keeping it traditional, she tied her hair in a neat bubble braid and wore a simple bindi and stunned everyone with her ethnic look.

Shilpa Shetty’s latest lehenga choli sets a festive fashion outfit inspiration for most women looking for ideas on how to dress up traditionally for the festive season.


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