The festive season for the Indians and especially the Bengalis is on! Right on the first day of Navratri, let’s check out the latest fashion trends for women this year to look absolutely a diva in this Durga Puja celebration. Ladies, you wish to wear traditional outfits during the Durga Puja time and you aren’t really confident about what to wear and when to wear. You wish to look elegant yet sexy and cool. So, how are you going to decide this way? Do you wish to wear a Kalamkari sari or a heavy Zardousi or a simple sari with heavy embroidery or a Salwar Suit? Oh God!! Is this so confusing? Let’s help you out with this year’s fashion trends and help you make the decision smoothly.
Our Durga Puja generally starts with the 6th evening of Navratri, which is known as Shasthi. Keep your look absolutely gorgeous this day. You are very happily welcoming Goddess Durga, the Goddess of power and strength this year. Your happiness will get reflected in our fashion besides your personality and smile. It’s recommended that you wear some simple dark colored heavily embellished sarees like red, maroon, navy blue and accessorize it with some heavy earrings. Net or silk saris are the best ones for this evening.
Saptami means the 7th Day of Navratri. The day generally starts with offering prayers (pushanjali) to Goddess Durga. Try out something to shine the Saptami morning. You can choose the traditional Jamdani saris of pink color or mustard color and accessorize it beautifully with some heavy earrings and same colored bangles. This imparts an elegance to your charisma.
And, for the Saptami evening, you may opt for a superb Kanchipuram sari or a Baluchari sari. The colors may be red or green or violet or blue or ombre and you may accessorize it with a set of light jewellery. To complete the look, you may opt for a bindi as well. You will simply look ravishing.
Ashtami or the 8th Day of Navratri begins with standing in the queue for offering Pushpanjali to Maa Durga. The traditional ethnic look is the essence of this day. Women drape the beautiful saris in various styles. They generally opt for some exclusive Kantha stitched saris or beautiful Tant saris or exquisite Garad saris. The married women also accessorize the sari with beautiful red coral and conch bangles (pola and shankha) with Sindoor on their forehead.
And for the Ashtami evening, you ought to look gorgeous yet sexy. The best way to look exclusively gorgeous is to wear the traditional Benarasi saris and heavy silk saris. Go for the bright blue or red or beige colored heavy saris and make the Ashtami look simply stunning. Heavy earrings and beautiful bangles are the essential accessories to make the look complete.
The 9th Day of Navratri is the most happening day of the entire Durga Puja. And, to make it more special, you can make the morning look a bit contemporary and stylish with the light silks with Kalamkaris and Georgettes. Light pink, orange, yellow, blue, green or any ravishing colors with simple jewellery in the morning can add a vibrancy to this day.
And, make the evening glamorous with heavy Zardousi saris or silk saris with heavy zari works crafted all across. Opt for the bright colors like green, yellow or maroon or black. You can try out the various sari draping styles to add sensuality to your appearance. You can also opt for the beautiful velvet saris with some gorgeous accessories to make the look outstanding.
Lastly, the day has come, when we have to bid adieu to our Maa, Goddess Durga. We are sad yet filled with new hopes and aspirations to have a wonderful year ahead with all her grace and blessings. Some simple saris with simple jewelries are generally opted for like simple silk sarees or Kota saris to look elegant. And the festival ends with Sindoor Khela where the married women don the white saris with thick red borders and sindoor on their foreheads. This ritual marks the end of this year’s Durga Puja.
We hope that now you’re all set to celebrate this festival in the true sense of fashion and glamour. Leave behind all the confusions and get set to celebrate the grand festival with happiness, laughter and love.