What to Wear during ‘Navratri’

Navratri means ‘nine’ auspicious nights offered to Goddess Durga. One of the most celebrated festivals amongst Hindus; Navratri embarks the destruction of the evil.
Indian women have started a trend of wearing different colors on each of these nine days. This has been seen followed by majority of women during Navratri.

There are ways to go about it. Firstly, look for websites, newspapers where colors are mentioned for all the days. Make a list of these. Then, think of what can be worn on Navratri nights. Here we have variation. You can wear salwar kameez, chaniya choli, saree, etc provided they look traditional and are apt for the festival.

Here are some tips on what-to-wear during this festival

Chaniya Choli

This can be worn if you are stepping out for a puja or even for dandiya night. Wear a comfortable one so that your attire does not worry you while dancing. While you wear chaniya choli, there are various things you need to keep in mind. Make sure you pin you dupatta the right way so that it doesn’t fall off time and again. Also, you need to look for vibrant colors so that your choli stands out in the crowd.

Oxidised Silver Jewellery

This jewelry is very in especially for Navratri festival. A very tribal form of jewelry that makes you look ethnic. Since, Navratri is all about wearing flashy and shimmery colors, an oxidised jewelry adds to glitter on you. Of course, they can look good whether you wear a salwar kameez or a chaniya choli.


Since you are wearing everything Indian or the Gujarati style to be more specific, you must wear a mojari to go with your outfit. They are very comfortable and easy-to-wear. Mostly, they are available in various designs and colors in the market.

Make-up and Hair-do

It is festive season so you must this time apply an above average tone. Wear bright colors that match your outfit. Also, match your nail shade with the attire to look extremely gorgeous. All in all, tie your hair and don’t leave them open as they may get spoiled after a long-Indian dance night.

Enjoy the festival by letting all the evil go and welcome a new year with the right spirit!

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Written by Prutha Bhosle

Prutha Bhosle is peppy yet shy, urbane yet uncouth, ambitious yet indecisive, feminist yet equalist writer of WSL. She is a true fashion lover and keeps her eye on all the updated trends & city lifestyle.

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