Festive Footwear Picks: To Pull Off the Ethnic Look in Style


With November’s arrival, the festive season in India takes over everything. The air gets filled with festive frenzy as we get busy planning our celebratory list; from attending parties to hosting fun gatherings to puja rituals, the list gets bigger and bigger as we inch closer towards year-end.

One such prominent celebration all across India is that of the festival of lights. Amidst all the rush, we often forget that a dapper pair can make or break our Diwali attire. To save you from a last minute impulsive purchase, we’ve curated a list of festive footwear picks to help you pull off the best ethnic look. From flat heeled jutis for women to the classic brown sandals for men, here’s the top picks from Bata India to make you festive-ready : Sequin Embroidery: If ‘comfort first’ is on your Diwali outfit checklist, and you’re dying to fulfil your ethnic-cravings; these golden jutis at INR 1299/- embellished with sequin embroidery are your 10/10 pick. The jutis from Marie Claire under Bata have the most gorgeous subtle-shimmer. And the detailing with the alternating golden hues adds the right amount of glamour to your Diwali vibe. Time to make a fashion statement at your Diwali Parties.

Classic Browns: The men out there can cross classy, dressy and festive-ready from their Diwali checklist with these classic brown sandals from Hush Puppies under Bata at INR 3999/-. The perforated cutout straps on front are an added bonus as they give a cool retro take to a classy casual trend. Asking for more? Get an all-day support (in fashion and comfort) as your style transitions from dusk till dawn; they’re perfect for bright sherwanis to sober suits.

High Heel Vibe: If a towering pair of heels is your Diwali dance floor vibe, and you don’t want sore feet after partying-hard; these sparkling silver heels from Marie Claire under Bata at INR 1999/- are a must have. The floral design comes together beautifully with the miniscule geometric circles. Together they offer the old school meets modern romance. Grab your pair now, and get set dancing.

Festive Staples: Nothing shouts wardrobe essential more than the all-time favourite and forever-versatile black shoes. If you’re aiming for optimal versatility (can black ever go wrong?) as you make your fashion statement, and you don’t want to step out of your comfort zone; this pair of black formal shoes from Hush Puppies under Bata at INR 4999/- will give you a classic sophistication draped in that vintage style. BONUS – They come with an easy to put on and off slip-on design. Go give your wardrobe a timeless fashion update.