Dear Que, Diwali is just around the corner and I don’t know what to wear! I’m stressed and distressed, but I’m not in the mood for something fussy, like a lehenga. I need to put in an effort though, as I have so many parties to go to. What can I wear? And how can I buy so many new clothes without maxing out my credit card? A little style advice would make it much easier. Please help me out! From, Distressed Shopper Dear Distressed Shopper, We can understand your conundrum. Diwali is one of the most delightful times of the year, what with all family, food and fun surrounding us. Yet the need to look good – and wear something new - to every social occasion will stress out the most committed of fashion plates. Luckily, help is at hand. Try mixing and matching your outfits so that you never have to repeat them. This festive season, let palazzo pants, printed crop tops, shrugs and maxi skirts be your best friends. We will show you how:

Outfit To Try: Ethnic Crop Top & Maxi Skirt

This pink cropped top from Bombay Paisley features embroidered patchwork and a button fastening on the back. Pair it with this bright yellow maxi skirt from Zuba and you've got yourself a chic mix & match Diwali outfit. Complete your look with an elegant hair up-do and a few bangles for a festive vibe. Like this article? Also read: These Smartphone Cameras Will Let You Capture Diwali Photos in Low Light

Outfit To Try: White Printed Kurta & Cropped Ethnic Pants

gold pants
White and gold are always in vogue during the festive season. Pair this white embroidered kurta with on-trend beige-gold crop pants. Complete your look with a pair of gold statement earrings and step into a pair of nude heels. Like this article? Also read: These 10/10 Jeans Will See You Through Every Major Event

Outfit To Try: Cropped Blouse & Palazzos

Blue plazzo
If comfort is all that you're looking out for, we've got you the most comfortable ethnic outfit you'll ever come across. Paired with a cropped blouse, these silk navy blue palazzo pants are surely going to be one of your favourite picks this festive season. Complete your look with a statement neck piece and step into a pair of wedges. Like this article? Also read: These Celebs Give Us Major Diwali Style Goals in 10/10 Festive Looks