Masaba Gupta gives fashion advice: Three looks to look beautiful on Diwali

Updated on Oct 21, 2014 05:58 PM IST

Since the festival to dress up and look dazzling is upon us, we grabbed a quick chat with the ever-stylish fashion designer, who shared her top style tips for looking great on Diwali. So, ladies, use her help and give your celebrations some extra sparkle.

Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Okay, it's Diwali season. And every savvy fashionista who's worth her vintage jackets and sexy LBDs knows that there's nothing gaudy or tacky about dressing up in her fancy best on Diwali. And unless predictable is your middle name, you would want to have fun experimenting with prints, textures and colours.

So you know you've got the physical attributes to carry off any diva glam outfit, but you don't want to dress too sexy. But trust us ladies, Diwali is not the time to look for seasonal practicality or worry about those beautifully crafted lace and satin bras adding some peek-a-boo fun to your ensemble.

Also read: DIY Diwali make-up tips to help you shimmer, shine, sparkle

No pressure, but this time of the year is about going all out; and that could mean anything from pulling out your mom's raw silk sari and wearing it with a crop top to pairing a pair of shimmery palazzo pants with a checked/ stripped shirt and a quirky belt!

And since the festival to dress up and look dazzling is upon us, we grabbed a quick chat with the young and happening Masaba, who shared her top style tips for looking great this festive season.

So stop worrying about how you'll get your Diwali look right and simply check out the ever-stylish fashion designer's tips to help you dress according to your personality and give your celebrations some extra sparkle.

Blue flower print peplum top with cowl skirt and patakha gathered dress with fringe border.

Messy Braid with hair accessories like colorful beads & single feather extensions.

Put on a dramatic liner and kajal to do a brown smoky eye look or go for a 60s dramatic winged liner and highlight your under eye with white pencil to get a boho vintage look.

Lush coral or a sun kissed bronze/nude

A lot of chunky jewelry, thin metal bangles and rings. Basically, the more the better.

Flat boots, ankle length or high rise. But if you want to play safe go for a slinky stiletto in a classic nude tone.

White cutout gown sari and short gold dress.

Loosely tied, soft curls

Eyes: The make-up should be mostly fresh dewy, with a lot of mascara and

Add a hint of lip and cheek tint. Go for a bright tomato red or fuchsia.

Delicate diamonds, or a string of pearls around the neck.

Gold or silver heels; chose a kitten heel which is delicate and not too high also easy to burn the midnight oil in at a partyLook: Desi diva

Flower printed sari with pink frilled petticoat and flower kurta maxi with cover-up and fringes.

Chose a funky parandi for a long braid and accessorise with gajras or a pulled-back top knot

Eyes: Gold eye shadow with kohl.

Red lips

Chand balis and a red bindi.

Go for mojris if you have the height or kolhapuri wedges.

just throw a peplum top over a sari for traditional yet stylish look.

    Sanya Panwar is an online journalist with Hindustan Times. She writes on health, wellness, travel, fashion, relationships, films and pop culture.

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