Navratri, the festival of lights, colours, music and dance that brings a smile to one and all. It is not just about observing rituals or going through tough fasts, but also about getting dressed, enjoying Garba and Dandiya. And for all fashion lovers, all the nine days have a specific colour code. As part of pop culture, women, especially in Maharashtra and Gujarat, adorn themselves in different shades according to each day of Navratri. So this festive season, join in the fun and make the most of it with TC46’s 9 outfit recommendations for the 9 days of Navratri from brands we absolutely adore!
9 Navratri Outfits To Match The Colour Of The Day
1. Orange: Zoe Tan Suit Set In Chanderi By AMPM
The festival begins with a bright and vibrant colour, orange. This colour signifies energy and happiness. And AMPM’s suit set from the Raas collection is the perfect outfit to start to Navratri. Crafted in delicate chanderi, this kurta comes with a printed dupatta inspired by the architectural scape of Rajasthan. The brand is a true representation of the ‘Modern Indian’ aesthetic with timeless silhouettes, innovative colour palettes and exploratory artworks.
Style Tip: For a graceful finish to the look, pair it with classic mojris.
2. White – Off White Printed Kurta By Gatim
On this day, Goddess Brahmacharini is worshipped, who wears a white dress and has a rosary in her right hand and Kamandala in her left hand. She signifies loyalty and wisdom and is the epitome of love. The white colour signifies purity, peace and meditation. Gatim’s off white kurta is the perfect balance between graceful silhouette and bold design, making it a Navratri must-have. The embroidery makes it a stunning piece.
Style Tip: Pair it with your favourite jeans for a casual look.
3. Red – Red Kurta With Kalamkari Skirt By Tjori
The colour red signifies beauty and fearlessness. On this day, people worship Goddess Chandraganta, who rewards people with her bravery, grace and courage. Tjori’s gorgeous ethnic set handcrafted in pure, premium cotton is a head-turner. The sleeveless red kurta in this set is complemented by a matching dupatta with a Kalamkari block printing border.
Style Tip: Pair it with some dangler earrings and juttis.
4. Royal Blue – Thread Work Midi Dress By Prayas
Royal blue signifies good health and prosperity. On this day, Goddess Kushmanda, also known as Ashtabhuja Devi, is worshipped. This A-line dress by Prayas is a great culmination of trendy fashion with comfort. The V neck complements the vertical thread work and the colour makes you stand out from the crowd.
Style Tip: Wear it with mirror work bellies and Lac jewellery.
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5. Yellow – Mirror Work Kurta By Gatim
The colour yellow denotes happiness and brightness. On this day during Navratri, Goddess Skandmata is worshipped with fanfare. Gatim’s yellow mirror work kurta in cotton is a great option for this festive day. The simplistic yet elegant look of this ethnic piece matches the energy and vibes of the special occasion.
Style Tip: Pair it with cigarette pants and tan sandals.
6. Green – Isa Olive Jacket Set In Chanderi By AMPM
The colour green signifies new beginnings and growth. During Navratri, people worship Goddess Katyayani on this day and she is seen as the slayer of tyrannical demon Mahisasura. This AMPM stunner is beautifully structured, crafted in soft chanderi. The intricate print details lend an elegance to this contemporary jacket and the palazzos make it a comfortable yet stylish choice.
Style Tip: Add a pair of statement golden studs to complete the look.
7. Grey – Bandhani Kurta With Straight Pants By Tjori
The colour of this day is grey, which stands for the strength of transforming. Devotees worship Goddess Kalaratri on this day, believed to be the destroyer of all negative energies. This bandhani piece by Tjori is a Navratri must-have. The mid-length umbrella cut kurta is sleeveless and has a V neck, and comes with matching straight pants. The beautiful mirror detailing along with border lace on the chiffon dupatta adds to its elegance.
Style Tip: Add a braided hairstyle along with a silver oxidised choker necklace to complete the look.
8. Purple – Strappy Kurti By Prayas
The eighth day of Navratri is the day of Kanjak. The colour purple signifies the power of intellect and peace. Goddess Mahagauri is worshipped on this day, who has the power to fulfil all the desires of her devotees. Prayas’ strappy kurti with a fun, trendy pattern is a solid choice for this day. This 100% cotton piece is versatile to suit any occasion.
Style Tip: Add a pair of your favourite jeans and some chunky silver oxidised jewellery.
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9. Peacock Green – Bandhani Sharara Suit By Kalki Fashion
Navami is the last day of the Navratri festival and Peacock green is the colour of this day. Goddess Siddhidatri is worshipped on this day. Kalki Fashion’s sharara suit in crepe with bandhani printed peplum kurti and lehariya printed sharara pants is a great match. The yoke is adorned with alluring pita zari and moti embroidery in geometric motifs, making it a stand out piece.
Style Tip: Pop on your chunkiest jewellery and some heels and finish the outfit with style.
Many devotees of Goddess Durga take these colours pretty seriously and wear clothes accordingly. From offices to markets and tuitions to playgrounds, women and girls are seen flaunting the same colour, creating a stunning canvas. So this Navratri, shop for your favourites from this list and garba in style!