The 9-day Navratri festival is all about food, dance, spirituality, worshiping, etc. The festival is celebrated in the whole country with full enthusiasm. It is said that if you fast these 9 days you detox and rejuvenate. Though, the whole country is involved in celebrating the same festival, in many of the regions the festival is celebrated differently and has different significance. Like in Gujarat, people dedicate the whole 9 days playing Garba wearing different colored outfits every day. While in West Bengal, people worship Goddess Durga and go pandal hopping between these 9 days.
The most exciting part of the festival is the Garba. People start practicing their moves two months prior to the festival. Things like dresses, jewelry, footwear, etc. are sorted out in advance so there is no chaos later. It is quite boring to wear the same old outfit every year. Well, it is not at all important to wear the traditional Garba dress all the time you can always jazz up your outfit a bit to stand out of the crowd. During the Garba performance, everybody wants look different and want to experiment with their looks.
Few fresh & unique outfit ideas that you can try this Navratri season:
Pair a long skirt with Kurta
This combination has been very famous lately and looks very unique and classy. Pair a plain kurta with a heavy skirt or vice versa. Throw a heavy piece of necklace and earrings with the outfit to give it a more sublime look. This combination fulfills the purpose of being traditional and besides that makes you stand out from the crowd.
Jumpsuit with a twist:
Yes, that is right you can wear jumpsuit as a Garba dress with some traditional twist. A plain jumpsuit paired with a traditional or heavy worked jacket looks very stylish. Pick a jacket that has some mirror and tassels attached to it. This will turn the simple jumpsuit into a chic outfit. Remember to pair the outfit with subtle jewelry to jazz up the look.
Palazzo with blouse
The look of this outfit itself gives a comfy feel. Pair plain palazzo with a heavy worked crop top or blouse. You can put a jacket with this but the outfit looks perfect without it as well. For footwear pick up a pair of Kolhapuri sandals. A simple piece of necklace and contemporary earrings would go perfect with the outfit.
Lehenga choli with a cape
Lehenga choli is typical and traditional Garba dress. But wear it with a twist by carrying a cape instead of dupatta. Pick a contrasting cape color to give the outfit some festive vibe. For jewelry, you can pick up the traditional jewelry that goes with lehenga choli.
Ready to wear Saree
If you are a saree lover and you don’t know how to wear a saree, a ready to wear saree is the best option for you. You just have to drape this saree around once and you are good to go. These are easily available in the market as well as on an online shopping website. This saree is a perfect outfit for Garba as it is extremely lightweight, comfy, and airy.
Peplum top with long skirt
: If you are not comfortable showing too much skin, you can pair an embroidered peplum top with a long skirt. No, it’s not the typical peplum top you are thinking about, the embroidered peplum top has some work done on them. This does a good job covering your skin as well as making you look good. Do not wear heavy jewelry wear a simple necklace and earrings.
Shirt with long skirt
This is another very chic outfit for Navratri. A plain white shirt with a colored or heavy worked skirt gives a unique style statement. You can pair the white shirt with junk jewelry and traditional juttis. Instead of a long skirt, you can opt for lehenga as well it gives a very festive vibe to the outfit.
Choli with Jeans
This hottest Navratri outfit anyone could wear. If you are comfortable showing your skin then you should definitely try this outfit. Pair this outfit with a dupatta wrapped around you like a saree or just carrying it on one shoulder. Both the looks go really well with the festival vibe.
You can pair junk or oxidized jewelry with all the above outfits. Since Navratri is all about dancing and fun, all the outfits are suggested accordingly. So, you enjoy the festival without any interruption and look ravishing at the same time.
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