India celebrates its festivals with immense enthusiasm and zeal. With september almost, and Ganesh Chaturthi around the corner, the atmosphere is starting to get filled with festival excitement. Ganesh Chaturthi is a well-known Hindu festival that is revered with unwavering devotion across India. Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed heir of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, celebrates his birthday on Ganesh Chaturthi. Lord Ganesha is a Hindu god of knowledge, prosperity, and good fortune.
The festival is celebrated by the personal placement of Ganesha idols in homes or on adorned pandals. Lord Ganesha is welcomed home with a grand celebration that includes music, dancing, and other activities. This year’s 11-day festival will be celebrated on September 10 and will end on September 21.
Hence, the festive season calls for shopping, new clothes, and dressing up for long celebrations. If you are fretting over what looks to opt for, then we’ve got you covered. From traditional to fusion, we’ve got many options you can take inspiration from. Ladies, gather up your wallets and get ready to shop!
So, What to wear on Ganesh Chaturthi?
1. White Embellished Kurti with palazzo
Kurti and Palazzo set is the first outfit idea that comes to mind keeping in mind its comfort and style. Embellished outfits can never go out of style and will always give you the perfect amount of bling for the festivities. Perfect even for home celebrations or for visiting relatives. We all know the universality of the color white and the way it adds the perfect touch of grace and glam to our looks. You can find this look on various online sites like kovet.in, nykafashion, etc.
2. Cape Style Anarkali
Bored with wearing the same old monotonous Anarkali style? With this simple formula, you can get the perfect combination of old and contemporary: Anarkali + cape + glam jewelry. The way to look joyful during the celebrations is to wear a sparkling Anarkali outfit like this one. This look is fresh and ideal for celebratory events.
3. Mint Green or Pastel Lehengas
The hues of pastel and mint are all over the town. One cannot resist the elegant looks created by these colors. These are subtle yet glamorous. If you are not the traditional red lehenga kinda person then this look can be your perfect chance to wear a lehenga. Donn the look with minimal jewelry and red lipstick to create the perfect look for the occasion.
4. Printed Skirt with White Shirt
The perfect fusion of tradition and contemporary is this look of printed skirt paired with a white shirt or a top. This is one of the iconic looks fashion designers swear by. This can be quickly worn, without any fuss. Pairing the look with silver jewelry gives you the statement look and makes you stand out in the crowd.
5. Banarasi Silk Kurta and Skirt Set
Want to keep it homely. Traditional and slightly more simple? With this Banarasi silk kurta and skirt set, you’ll have your accurate blend of culture and elegance. The Banarasi work never gets out of fashion and makes you look super pretty and graceful with its vibrant colors and print. Worn by many celebrities, this look will for sure be a hit amongst your peers.
6. Pant Saree look
Pant saree Look is the epitome of fusion fashion. It gives the ideal boho vibe which is comfortable, chill, and stylish. If you feel draping a traditional saree is a hassle but still love the look, this can be your way to create an inspired look. Don’t have time to buy a new outfit? Grab your favorite pair of jeans and your mom’s saree and invent the perfect mix of tradition, style, and comfort. This look is very popular among Instagram fashion influencers. You can find various sarees on different sites like Amazon, Flipkart, and Instagram stores as well.
7. Maharashtrian Nauvari Saree
Wanting to try the signature nauvari saree Marathi drape? This is your sign to do it this year. The Maharashtrian 9-yard saree drape, also known as the Nauvari saree drape, is one of the most popular drapes in the region. It accentuates the curvy form, helps one to walk quickly, and lets one sit comfortably on the floor or handle any amount of labor with ease. This look is not just famous in Pune and Mumbai but is loved all across the world.
8. The Sharara Set
Sharara is a fashion statement that offers you an elegant and royal appearance. Another crowd favorite piece is the Sharara. The work on the item can be embroidered, motif-based, Zari-based, or whatever the buyer desires. This item is perfect for festivals as well as informal family celebrations. Sharara sets are available on many offline as well as online stores such as Myntra, aashniandco, ajio, etc.
9. Traditional Marathi Paithani
Another classic traditional marathi look is of the Paithani worn widely in Maharashtra and other parts of the country. Known for their beautiful Brocade designs, these sarees are composed of high-quality silk and are manufactured in the Maharashtra town of Paithan. Broad borders and intricate patterns are common features of these sarees. This can be your ‘It’ getup for the pandals and the celebrations. Welcome Ganpati Bappa in full traditional swing with this look.
10. Draping the Phulkari Dupatta
Don’t want to spend much money and still get the festive vibe? Statement dupattas should be your go-to piece. What better and elegant than a Phulkari Dupatta to add color and vibrance to your simple attire. Pair the dupatta with any suit, Anarkali, or Maxi dress to dwell in the celebratory mood. Support the local artisans with this approach. Available on Instagram stores, online sites like Flipkart, Amazon, etc., and offline stores as well.