THIS NAVRATRI, PAY HOMAGE TO GODDESS DURGA BY BASKING IN NINE COLOURS
Navratri celebrates Goddess Durga’s victory over Mahishasura. The nine avatars of the deity mark the nine different Navratri outfits with each colour of Navratri holding special significance. If you’re thinking of what to wear for Navratri, Aza Fashions helps you to decorate your closet with glory.
Shailaputri is the day of the incarnation of Goddess Parvati. The colour of the day is ‘Royal Blue’, denoting the Goddess’ vigor. This blue sequin & bead hand embroidered lehenga saree with drape & blouse by Rabani & Rakha is something that’ll surely look exquisite on this day. Bollywood’s beautiful queen, Madhuri Dixit, can be seen here wearing the same outfit and looking purely regal.
This day is dedicated to Goddess Brahmacharini. She is worshipped for peace and prosperity. The colour of the day is ‘Yellow’, denoting the Goddess’ calm yet energetic behavior. Shilpa Shetty was seen sporting this simple yellow kurta set with tassels by Sukriti and Akriti festival collection. It simply goes hand in hand with classic Navratri fashion and Navratri trends.
Chandraghanta is the goddess of peace and serenity. She is celebrated on the third day with the colour ‘Green’. This designer lehenga by Pratyusha Garimella is ideal to wear on this day. Paired with a mint green cape crop top in cotton satin, it is enhanced with gold bead leaf embellishments.
Kushmanda is observed with a fast for Goddess Kushmanda, a fast that is believed to cure all pains. The day is celebrated with the colour grey. This grey sleeveless raw silk blouse enhanced with mirror work embroidery on the sleeves from Surendri collection by Yogesh Chaudhary fits the bill.
Skandamata is the day on which the protective mother of Kartikeya is worshipped, the colour orange is worn to denote her courage and aggressive actions for her son. This orange and red ombre bandhani lehenga, in particular, looks ravishing with intricate floral embroidery on the blouse. The bandhani dye on the red dupatta completes the ethnic look.
Katyayani or the warrior goddess is worshipped on this day with the calm colour white. Dia Mirza, an eye-catching beauty, wore this off-white embroidered sari from Kanelle. It is a simple yet elegant choice for the day.
Kalratri is said to be the form of Parvati after she removed her skin to kill the demons Sumbh and Nisumbh. The colour of the day is ‘Red’. This red silk cotton chanderi and net 3D embroidered designer ghagra choli is a piece of ethereal beauty.
Mahagauri, the goddess who is said to mitigate all sins of one’s life, is denoted by the colour sky blue. Ravina Tandon, an iconic Bollywood actress, was seen wearing this powder blue embroidered gown from Anita Dongre festive collection. It is too elegant to swipe by.
Siddhidatri or the ninth day of this nine-day ceremony sees people wearing ‘Pink’. This carnation pink floral embroidered lehenga with moss crepe blouse donned by Shilpa Shetty is what you should seal the deal with.