10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022

Families and friends get together to celebrate Diwali. Here are our favourite Bollywood looks to take inspiration from this festive season.

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She has perfected the art of pulling off any outfit.

Diwali, otherwise known as the Festival of Lights, is a week-long celebration of families and friends getting together to celebrate the auspicious day.

Each year everyone brings out their best, colourful Indian outfits.

With less than a week to go for Diwali, many of us will be preparing for the upcoming days in which we will be busy attending parties and celebrating with family and friends.

In the ruckus of party organising, planning your outfit may be the last thing on your mind.

But there’s no need to panic as DESIblitz is here with a plethora of Bollywood celebrity-inspired outfits to stun your guests at your next Diwali party.

Jacqueline Fernandez in Sabyasachi

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 2Jacqueline Fernandez served a festive fix for our Diwali wardrobes with her latest traditional look.

Jacqueline’s stylist Chandni Whabi took to Instagram to share pictures of the Ram Setu actor in the beauteous yellow saree.

It is from the shelves of ace couturier Sabyasachi’s eponymous label.

Diwali is right around the corner, and Jacqueline’s saree seems like a perfect fit for enjoying a late-night party with friends or visiting relatives for celebrations.

You can either keep it lowkey like the actor or amp up the look by tying your tresses in a bun and wearing heavy jewellery.

The star wore the chiffon saree in traditional draping style by letting the pallu fall from her shoulder elegantly.

Jacqueline paired the drape with a matching yellow silk blouse featuring a wide U neckline, plunging back, broad straps, and back hook closures.

For accessories, Jacqueline Fernandez chose matching high heels, sleek bracelets, emerald and stone-adorned rings, and statement jhumkis.

Side-parted open wavy tresses completed her hairstyle with the traditional look.

Kajol in Devnaagri

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 9We have the perfect inspiration for you to create a gorgeous look for Diwali – Kajol’s blush pink organza saree and plunging neck blouse she recently wore for the Durga Puja celebrations.

Kajol’s six yards is a perfect pick for Karwa Chauth celebrations. You can glam it up by wearing a choker necklace, heavy jhumkis, bangles and bold makeup.

Her organza and chanderi mukaish drape is from the shelves of the elegant couture label Devnaagri by Kavita and Priyanka Jain.

Kajol’s blush pink six yards comes adorned in minimal sequin embellishments, gold gota patti borders, scalloped lace embroidery on the pallu, and intricately painted floral motifs in pink, white, blue, golden and green shades.

She wore a matching blush pink sleeveless blouse featuring a plunging V neckline and back, dori ties, cropped hem, and a fitted silhouette to complete the traditional attire.

Lastly, Kajol accessorised the six yards with emerald and gold jhumkis and embellished bracelets.

Ananya Panday in Gopi Vaid Designs

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 4Ananya Panday recently dropped pictures of herself in a beauteous printed bustier and palazzo set she wore for Ayushmann Khurrana and Tahira Kashyap’s grand Diwali bash.

The glamorous outfit, from Gopi Vaid Designs, is perfect for Diwali celebrations.

Ananya Panday wore peach-coloured bustier and palazzo pants adorned in floral motif embroidery done in various shades of coral and pink hues.

While the bustier features broad straps, a plunging neckline, cut-outs on the back, mirror embellishments, cropped midriff-baring hem and sequin embellishment, the palazzo pants come with a high-rise waist, flared silhouette and sequin work.

Ananya completed the printed Tussar Silk ensemble with a sheer dupatta adorned with embellished gota patti embroidery.

The outfit is available on the Gopi Vaid website if you wish to add it to your closet. It is from their Qila collection and is called Zaki.

Ananya completed the backless ensemble with embroidered peach juttis, and for jewellery, she chose a gold choker necklace, matching bracelets, and oval earrings.

Malaika Arora in Rebecca Vallance

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 3Malaika Arora’s stylist Maneka Harisinghani recently shared several pictures of the star dressed in a gorgeous pink cut-out mini dress.

Malaika served as the ultimate IT-girl outfit for Diwali parties with the shoot.

The star served glamour and elegance in the images with her outfit, which is from the shelves of the designer label Rebecca Vallance.

Malaika’s candy floss ensemble features full-length sleeves, padded shoulders, and a square and plunging sweetheart neckline.

It also has a fitted bust, a figure-hugging silhouette accentuating her enviable curves, a mini-length hem, and a front cut-out detail on the midriff.

Malaika teamed the ensemble with pink shimmery pointed high heels, statement rings, and gold hoop earrings.

Lastly, centre-parted open wavy tresses, subtle eye shadow, mauve pink lip shade, sleek eyeliner, blushed cheeks, dewy face, darkened eyebrows, and sharp contouring rounded off the glam picks.

Alia Bhatt in Sabyasachi

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 1Alia Bhatt celebrated Diwali 2021 with Ranbir Kapoor and took to Instagram to share several photos from the festivities.

The two stars dressed impeccably in eye-catching traditional ensembles. However, it is Alia’s photos in a printed lehenga set that impressed us the most.

Alia took to Instagram to share images of herself dressed in a printed purple lehenga set from the shelves of designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee’s label.

Celebrity stylist Ami Patel styled Alia’s look for Diwali festivities.

The Sabyasachi lehenga set features a plunging neckline half-sleeve blouse adorned with a polka dot print, an inverted sweetheart hemline, gold embroidery on sleeves and a backless detail tied together with a dori.

Alia wore the blouse with a matching lehenga set decorated with the gold Sabyasachi tiger logo on the waistline, polka dot print, and gold patti on the border.

A matching printed dupatta with patti embroidery completed the actor’s Diwali look.

Alia wore the lehenga set with pink and gold colour jhumkis and a matching bindi to go with it.

Centre-parted open tresses, glowing skin, blush pink lip shade, sleek eyeliner, and blushed cheeks completed her minimal beauty picks with the attire.

Janhvi Kapoor in Manish Malhotra

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 6Janhvi Kapoor attended the trailer launch event of her film Mili in Mumbai dressed in a gorgeous red georgette saree and sleeveless embellished blouse.

The traditional look gave her fans a ‘jhalak of Sridevi from Chandni‘.

Janhvi Kapoor’s red Manish Malhotra saree and blouse set comes in a sultry red shade and is perfect for the festive season.

The georgette saree has a semi-sheer silhouette, lace-trim floral borders, and shimmering red sequin embellishments.

Janhvi paired the six yards with a classic Manish Malhotra blouse in a red shade featuring a plunging neckline, a backless detail, heavy embellishments, and an infinity-styled cropped hem.

She completed her ethnic look with dainty earrings, rings and high heels.

Lastly, Janhvi chose subtle eye shadow, mascara on the lashes, nude rouge lip shade, sleek eyeliner, dewy skin base, blushed cheeks, beaming highlighter, and sharp contouring to round off the glam picks.

A centre-parted open hairdo with wavy ends gave the final touch.

Rakul Preet Singh in Showpo

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 7Rakul Preet Singh dropped the latest pictures of herself dressed in a black bralette and flared pants set for a photoshoot.

The actor glammed her all-black outfit with a shimmery jacket and showed how to create a perfect Diwali party look.

She took the glam quotient up a notch by layering a shimmering embellished jacket over the outfit. The attire is from the shelves of the clothing label Showpo.

The black bralette features bold straps, a plunging neckline with a slit in the middle, a fitted silhouette, and a cropped hem length hinting at her toned midriff.

Rakul teamed the blouse with matching black pants that come with a high-rise waistline and flared hem.

A notch-lapelled jacket with quarter-length sleeves, an open front and multi-coloured sequin embellishments completed the ensemble.

Amrya Dastur in Paulami and Harsh

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 10Amyra Dastur is the definition of a fashionista; she has perfected the art of pulling off any outfit.

The actress is giving some major festive vibes and making her fans go crazy with her gorgeous pictures.

The actress wore a lehenga from the collection of Paulami and Harsh, which comes decorated with beautiful floral prints and heavy hand embroidery highlights with a hand-embroidered tikki scalloped blouse and a scalloped net dupatta.

Amyra’s matching beautiful sleeveless blouse, which is adorned with similar reflective sequin embroidery and features a wide V-neckline, is raising the hotness quotient and added a dreamy look to Amyra’s attire.

Amyra Dastur perfectly accessorised her look with an elegant gemstone-adorned choker necklace and white stoned mang tika by Minerali store featuring multicoloured stones, colourful beads and baroque pearls.

Assisted by hair stylist Madhav, Amyra left her tresses open with beautiful waves. Her outfit was put together by fashion stylist Malvika Tater.

Katrina Kaif in Sabyasachi

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 5Katrina Kaif made a dazzling appearance at a recent awards ceremony held in Mumbai. Her look is perfect for Diwali celebrations.

The diva, who is an ardent fashionista, swore by the timeless appeal of the six yards and turned up looking like an ethnic dream in a Sabyasachi saree.

The exquisite ensemble was replete with sequinned embellishments and boasted pink-hued floral accents as well.

The delicate ruffle details on the pallu further added to the style quotient.

The diva teamed the saree with a glitzy sleeveless blouse and went minimal with the accessories.

She opted for a pair of drop earrings from Sabyasachi’s jewellery line.

As for her glam game, Katrina Kaif rocked a refreshing dewy look.

Glossy pink lips, fluttery eyelashes, pink smokey eyes, defined brows and beaming highlighter were her beauty picks. And for her hair, she kept it open in a sleek manner.

Trisha Krishnan in Soul Spectrum

10 Bollywood-Inspired Outfits for Diwali 2022 - 8Trisha Krishnan is on a spree of sharing snippets from her well-dressed diaries on her Instagram profile.

The actor ensures to step out in style and her Instagram profile stands witness to the same.

The actor shared a set of pictures of herself and gave us fresh goals for the upcoming festive season.

For the pictures, Trisha played muse to fashion designer Soul Spectrum and picked an anarkali suit.

The green anarkali suit featured a plunging neckline, full sleeves and frill details at the ankles.

Trisha teamed the satin green anarkali suit with a dramatic green dupatta that featured minimal dots in a silver shade.

The actor posed for the picture as she looked every bit stunning in the ensemble.

Trisha further matched her attire for the day with a silver necklace, embedded with emerald stones, a statement ring and a bracelet from the shelves of Kishandas and Co.

Styled by fashion stylist Eka Lakhani, Trisha wore her tresses open in wavy curls with a side part.

Assisted by makeup artist Umesh Pawar, Trisha decked up in nude eyeshadow, black kohl, mascara-laden eyelashes, drawn eyebrows, contoured cheeks and a shade of nude lipstick.

While special clothes aren’t needed for Diwali, participants in the festival put on new clothing as part of the celebration.

Dressing in your best clothing, from traditional to formal, is part of the celebration.

Men might put on contemporary-styled kurtas and dhotis, while women often wear silk, chiffon or velvet saris along with cigarette pants or lehengas with matching cholis or bodices.

Dancers may put on matching outfits for performances. Children, siblings and other relatives may also wear coordinated outfits in the same fabrics.

While the clothing is new, when putting on jewellery to complete the outfit, it can be an heirloom or new pieces, ranging from costume to gold to priceless jewels.

Put on your favourites and enjoy the festival.

Ravinder is a Journalism BA graduate. She has a strong passion for all things fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. She also likes to watch films, read books and travel.