Stylists offer some advice on how to include some gold bling in your festive dressing . Stylists recommend pastel colors for day dos and shades of gold for evening bashes .
Diwali isn't just a one-day event but a week-long affair for many.Thanks to all the extravagant card parties, luncheons with friends, dinner with colleagues, and family get-togethers.For those of you in the mood for a bit of fashion inspiration for all these festive outings, stylists recommend pastel colors for day dos and shades of gold for evening bashes.In gold sequined pants and jackets, gold brocade saris and dupattas shine all this season.To give your attire a modern twist, try Rakul Preet Singh's pant-jacket combination (left).For a fusion look, experiment with flared pants and a long jacket.Opt for a mix-and-match look with gold While dressing up in gold from head to toe is perfectly fine, one could also pair brocade pants, gold-sequined saris, and jackets in different colours.According to fashion entrepreneur and styling specialist Padma Swarupa Bhagavatula, you can either choose a complete gold look with a sequined dress, pant-jacket combo, or a gold zari or sequined sari, or pair it with bright shades such as fuchsia pink, purple, or neutral tones like ivory, etc. Do not overaccessorise One of the advantages of dressing up in gold is that you don't have to worry about accessories.When dressing up in gold hues, stylists suggest that one opt for minimal accessories.If you want a traditional look, kundan and rubies work great with gold shades.Pearls look great with gold in neutral tones like ivory. When dressing up all in gold, one should keep the makeup simple and have a neat hairdo, she says.She advises that you do not use too much glitter in your makeup, opt for a natural look.When dressing up in gold, you could use simple accessories like Kiara Advani.Make it modern, add some colour. Try to create a sleek look with lehenga and a classic blouse for a family gathering.To give the appearance a touch of colour, try a patchwork blouse with a dull gold lehenga.Select an embellished or sequinated gold sari for a night out with friends and style it with a corset or a sleeveless blouse.For more fashion benefits, include a brownmaroon belt. People should mix the gold with neutral colors in their outfits therefore.Red, maroon, emerald green, forest green, mustard, brown, and white are all suitable colours for gold.