5 amazing Durga puja looks you must try!

5 amazing Durga puja looks you must try!

If you haven't figured out exactly how to style your outfits for the Durga puja festivities, we bet these ladies will lend the inspiration you need!

The festivities have officially started and now is the time to bring out your best traditional outfits and add a dash of that glorious white and red to your wardrobe. From those traditional weaves, to particular drapes to the bright red bindis and sindoor, let's reminisce some of the most famous Durga puja styles made famous by some of the most beautiful women in India.

And if you haven't figured out exactly how to style your sarees, suits or lehengas for the final leg of the puja festivities, we bet these ladies will lend the inspiration you need!

#1 Bipasha Basu

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The newly-wed Bipasha Basu recently walked the ramp as a showstopper for designed Sanjukta Dutta. She wore an Assam Silk Mekhela Chador and was at her traditional best with a big bindi and sindoor that went all the way back. Take a look at how she accessorised her look with a small nath, chunky earrings and red and gold bangles. It's certainly the perfect look for any young married woman!

#2 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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If you have young kids to chase, then a saree or a lehenga might not be the best bet. However, a heavily embroidered salwar suit would be perfect for the puja festivities. Take a cue from the gorgeous mum Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on how to style a raw silk suit. She has kept the accessories on the minimal and lets the golden suit do all the talking. Adding a dash of red dupatta is perfect for the occasion.

Continue reading to see how Vidya Balan dressed up her saree in a neckpiece you've never seen before!

#2 Vidya Balan

It is a known fact that Kahaani actor Vidya Balan loves to drape sarees. In fact, she channelises her inner desi self so beautifully that she looks best in the nine-yard wonder. But we particularly like this simple cotton saree with chunky silver jewellery. If you do not have a heavy saree, take a simple saree and just add heavy chunky jewellery and you should be good to go for the Durga puja festivities!

#4 Karisma Kapoor

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If you do not want to wear too many colours and plan on keeping your look simple, then take a cue from mum Karisma Kapoor for some simple elegance. She draped a cream and golden silk saree and added a dash of the 70s with her sailor-striped blouse. And don't forget the gajra and laakh and pearl bracelet and neckpiece. Simply breathtaking!

Continue to see how new mum Rani Mukherjee gives you some major Durga puja inspiration!

#5 Rani Mukherjee


New mum Rani Mukherjee, who is spending a lot of time with her daughter attended her first Durga puja celebrations as a married women in a beautiful red saree and chooda. Paying homage to her Bengali culture and also keeping in mind that she is a Punjabi bahu, Rani Mukherjee brought both the traditions together in this gorgeous ensemble. We are sure she also indulged in some sindoor khela, just like all other married women!

Read: ways to reuse old silk sarees

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Deepshikha Punj

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