Formal Flawless

Eid, the festival of joy, is a perfect celebration of all things bright. For those who love to style, Eid gives them the right excuse to put their fashionable foot forward while the friends, family and loved ones come together to celebrate. If you're wondering about the Eid fashion trends to follow, we've all the perfect compilation to strut in style for the glittering evenings.

These Eid fashion trends will also help you navigate the gifting dilemma for your girl gang and lovely women of your lives. This Eid, you can channelise your inner diva as you get to exude exuberance, glitz and glamour in the stylish latest fashion from our perfect festive picks. Want to know which Eid trends to pick that suit your innate style? We have everything to give you some ethnic inspiration.

The first step in looking super sleek this festive season is to embrace the cape trend. This popular western trend is slowly creeping into desi fashion as well. It is a very flexible piece of clothing which is very accommodating to every body type. Ethnic fashion has accepted this form in various styles such as long capes, dupatta capes, poncho capes etc.

Cigarette pants worn with a long embellished jacket is yet another Eid-friendly outfit to try. If you have a tall structure, then there is no other ethnic dress which can complement your figure.

The cape trend is very easy to carry and it also happens to be a very forgiving trend and so, one doesn't have to be in perfect shape to sport this trend. Being a very versatile piece of clothing it will look good regard less of body type. The rage now is the embellished capes. Modern yet firmly classic, this new cape trend is the chicest and ultimate Eid-wear option that you can flaunt from morning to evening.

Wearing this with a skirt will give the outfit an edgy look.

The heavily embroidered kurta cum jacket with a plain cigarette pant is easy to carry and looks chicer than other ethnic attires.

Speaking of festive wear, we can’t ignore the allure of a traditional pishwas. A truly timeless ensemble, pishwas are graceful and stylish. Perfect for any occasion, this women’s suit can work wonders when styled right. No wonder, Pakistani women are routinely seen in an array of these. Investing in an ornate pishwas set this Eid can be the best sartorial decision you make this festive season.

Also, while choosing an Eid outfit, don’t forget to focus on its cuts and silhouettes, they can do wonders. To add a contemporary edge to your outfit, consider decking yourself up in asymmetrical items of clothing, like this outfit in red, as they are an increasingly popular design option.

• Coordination: Umer Mushtaq
• Hair & Makeup: Angie’s Salon
• Designer: Ria By Anzeela Imtiaz Rahoojo
• Photography & Styling: Yasser Sadiq
• Jewellery: Verve
• Models: Jawaria Ali, Palwasha Khaled & Urshia Hussain