Navratri is a Hindu festival that is enthusiastically celebrated for nine nights. In this festival, people worship various forms of goddess Durga. Indias celebrate Chitra Navratri in different ways. In Bengal, you will see women wearing Garad saree and performing Dhunuchi dance. When you will come to western India, you will find women wearing Chaniya choli and perform Garba. It is a joyous occasion with people gathering together and enjoying dancing to the traditional songs. Navratri’s every day signifies a color and people dressed in those colors.
Last year everyone was stuck in their houses. Though they could wear colorful dresses and celebrate. But, people could not meet their friends and celebrate with dances. Now with reduced restrictions, people are excited to celebrate again. With excitement, you must be surfing through the internet to know new trends to try this Navratri.
Crop top paired with dhoti:
Mixing fashion from various cultures makes it more exciting and beautiful. One such mix and match is crop top and dhoti. Wear a plain crop top and pair it with a designer dhoti and you are ready. You can add silver ethic earrings and bangles to enhance the look. Also, you can even reverse the look by wearing an embroidered crop top or crop jacket with a solid color dhoti. You can even pair a crop top with ghagra or saree and add an embroidered jacket. You can experiment with various colors. The whole outfit will be complete with a pair of mojdi shoes.
Denim with lehenga:
Denim is a versatile material and goes very well with different styles. This Navratri, try pairing your denim shirt or t-shirt with a lehenga. You can either opt for a solid white or black color top with a lehenga and Denim jacket or you can just wear a denim shirt over an ethnic lehenga. You can also try denim with a saree. Wear a white color saree with a boatneck or turtleneck blouse and pair it with a white-washed denim jacket. As you play Garba at night, there are chances it could be cold to pairing it with a denim jacket can be useful.
Slit Kurti with salwar:
Ever wonder how will a slit look good on Kurti? The answer is YES! It looks beautiful. You can either go for side-slit Kurti or front-slit Kurti. You can wear this with denim, pants, salwar, leggings, or even lehenga. This Kurti has beautiful embroidery or designs. They are available in various lengths and slits sizes. As the Kurti are designer, you can wear them with plain or solid bottom wear. Pair them with big traditional earrings, broach, or headpiece. You can wear mojdi shoes or sneakers with them from comfort while enjoying Garba. This combination is simple, trendy, and cool.
Asymmetric Kurti with lengha:
Asymmetric Kurtis is a trend in fashion for a couple of years. It goes well with both ethnic and western bottom wear. In the beginning, it was not accepted with open arms. But, Bollywood celebrities brought it to people’s attention. The Kurti has a chic style. The dress type is easy to style. Hence, everyone adored it. It has layers and looks good when twirls. So, all the Garba enthusiasts this is for you. Pair it with any bottom wear. This Navratri, try something ethnic and pair it with a lehenga.
A-line Kurti with dhoti:
A-line Kurti is comfortable and easy to pair with. You can wear a designer a-line Kurti with a pair of jeans or even with plain lengha. It will guarantee to turn out beautiful. So, if you are all set to play dandiya after a year. Then this is your style. Wear an A-line Kurti with a dhoti. There would be no hassle while wearing or enjoying the festival. It will give you beautiful twirls. You can wear silver earrings, bangles, broach, or headpiece with it. Wear it with slider juttis or Kolhapuri slippers.
Button-down shirt with ethnic:
Button-down shirts go good with various ethnic. You wear a solid white button-down shirt with printed palazzo, lehenga, etc. Try some heavy jewelry along with it. Saree is a traditional as well as a versatile garment. With various ways of wearing it to pairing it with western style. Try wearing a button-down shirt as a blouse. It gives a classy and trendy look. You can even add a broad belt to enhance the look. For jewelry, go with a broach, or headwear. Wear it with sneakers, mojdi, or Kolhapuri slippers.
Tips for Navratri
Till now you must have decided on your nine mixes and match outfits. Decide the dress in lots of colors. If your dress is plain, pair it with heavy jewelry. But, do not overdo it. As you are going to dance, there are chances you will get sweaty. So, go for minimalistic and waterproof makeup. The Festival look is incomplete without a bindi, so do not forget it. Always buy palazzo, dhoti, tops, shirts, blouses, etc. in basic colors. You can always mix and match. Try new hairstyles. You can always go for braids but do not leave your hair open. Go for vibrant and contemporary colors but keep your style basic. Now, take your dandiya and get twirl. Enjoy your celebration, Happy Navratri! For more details, visit WMH India.