Going traditional can be tricky especially if you are used to your favourite denims that need no looking after. But ethnic wear doesn’t have to be limited to the conventional salwar suits and if you are not into them, we totally get it. We’ve put together a list of statement skirts you can sport this Diwali and look as festive as ever! From flowy to floral and straight fit to embellished, you’ll surely find something that’ll match up to the evergreen but boring salwar suit.

1. Peacock-coloured printed wonder

This Bhagalpuri Dupion printed skirt in wonderful hues of the peacock can be worn effortlessly like a lehenga. Team it with a sexy blouse of a contrasting shade or wear it with a short kurta to stand out from the crowd. Choose gold accessories and subtle make-up to complete the festive look.

2. Red, printed flare up

Look chic in this ethnic printed crush skirt that is made of pure cotton and enhanced with a black border that adds to the festive feel. You can team it with a long kurta (like shown in the picture) or choose to wear a simple black spaghetti top to play it cool and casual. Opt for a lot of chunky silver jewellery to complete the look and rock this festivities

3. Mid-length stunner in fuchsia

This mid-length skirt in a cute fuchsia colour with tiny prints looks extremely elegant. Made of light cotton fabric, this skirt promises comfort with style. Team it with a bright coloured crop-top or play it safe with a white or gold.

4. Blue printed maxi

Made of polyester fabric the skirt has bold, attractive prints. The easy fit promises comfort while you choose to run around the house completing errands even on Diwali day. Wear it with a basic white t-shirt, a long white kurta or a crisp white shirt tucked in and you won’t need any more dressing up.

5. Go pastel in peach

Give the deep reds and blues a miss this season and sport this blush peach coloured skirt for a chic indo-western look. The skirt has a trendy front pleat with a dipped hem and a flattering fit. Team it with a printed or embroidered crop-top or blouse in bold, complimenting hues and load up on accessories to liven up your festive look.

6. Fun with navy flare up

This simple navy blue skirt can be easily camouflaged as a ghagra. The rich blue colour gives it a very glamourous feel and diminishes the need to wear a lot of accessories. A well-fitted blouse or crop-top and statement earrings should do the trick with this stylish flared skirt.

7. Keep it simple

This long maxi skirt is the perfect combination of comfort and style. If you want to go traditional team the skirt with a long, straight-fit kurta in a complimenting, solid colour like orange. A statement neckpiece with basic make-up will make sure you look as stunning as ever this festive season.

8. Flower power

If you love flowers as much as we do, pick this floral printed skirt for the festive season and team it with a shimmery black or pink crop-top to complete the look. Wear large hoops or jhumkas, chunky bangles and colourful mojris to add to your attire.

9. White magic

White is a beautiful colour that can be paired with any shade. This skirt in shades of white and cream is a stylish pick that’s adorned with embellishments for a festive feel. Team it with a bright coloured top, high heels and statement accessories to make heads turn.