9 Outfit Inspirations to Amp Up Your Navratri Celebrations

9 Outfit Inspirations to Amp Up Your Navratri Celebrations

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Navratri, the festival of nights or divine power, is celebrated across India with its cultural significance. Navratri is a Sanskrit word, “nava” meaning nine; “ratri” meaning night. The festival is celebrated for nine nights and ten days, worshipping the nine forms of Goddess Durga or Devi, the energy of the universe.

The reason for celebrating Navratri is the victory of good over evil or the defeat of Mahishasura by Goddess Durga, who, with the power of all goddesses, defeated him. She fought with Mahishasura for nine nights and finally defeated him.

Devotees worship nine incarnations of Goddess Durga during the nine days – Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Mahagauri and Siddhidatri.

The best part of celebrating Navratri is wearing specific-colored clothes for the nine days, each symbolizing the nature, qualities, and aspects of each avatar of goddess Durga, bringing more peace and harmony to your life.

Celebrate Navratri's special dress with Shop Nama: Stay’s colorful Kashmiri embroidered kaftans and kurtas, giving you an elegant look while providing comfort throughout the day.

Here are the 9 Colorful Kurti for Women Celebrating Navratri

Day 1: Orange - Faiza Angrakha Kurta

The first day of Navratri begins with worshipping Shailaputri or Parvati, the Daughter of the mountains. The dedicated color for this day is orange, symbolizing energy, happiness, and enthusiasm. Moreover, the orange color brings more positivity around us.

Our Faiza Angrakha Kurta elevates your Navratri look to the next level, featuring the shadow embroidery chikankari technique. Its floral patterns will give you a subtle yet glam look for Navratri. The Kurta’s cotton fabric makes it a perfect choice for celebrations, ensuring comfort throughout the day. You can pair it with palazzo pants of similar patterns and silver jewelry to elevate your fashion quotient.

Day 2: White - Aafreen White On White Chikankari Kurta

The second day is dedicated to worshipping goddess Brahmacharini, who wears a white saree, symbolizing peace and purity and shunning a worldly life. She exemplifies love and signifies wisdom and loyalty. Thus, the second day of Navratri is dedicated to the white color to get that divine connection with the goddess Brahmacharini.

Get the blessing of goddess Brahmacharini wearing the Aafreen white-on-white chikankari kurta. This exquisite kurta blends tradition and modern fashion, making it a perfect choice of festive dress for women. The kurta elevates your festive look, featuring subtle white-on-white embroidery on muslin fabric.

Day 3: Red - Surkh Red Chikankari Straight Kurta

Day 3 of Navratri is marked by the color Red, which symbolizes the strength, love, beauty, fearlessness, and fierce nature of the goddess Durga, who defeated Mahishasura. This particular day is dedicated to the goddess Chandraghanta, also known as the Shakti form of Durga, who has a fierce nature.

Our Surkh red chikankari kurta, with its vibrant hue and minute chikankari work, is the perfect choice for worshipping goddess Chandraghanta. This navratri kurti for women seamlessly blends our rich heritage with modern fashion, giving you an elegant look.

Moreover, the kurti's heavy chikankari embroidery makes you stand out. Pair it with traditional chikankari palazzo pants for a traditional yet contemporary look.

Day 4: Royal Blue - Bano Royal Blue Hand Embroidered Kurta

Goddess Kushmanda is worshipped on Day 4 of Navratri. She is also known as Ashtabhuja Devi, and she has eight hands. The dedicated color for this day is royal blue, signifying prosperity, health, and calmness in today’s chaotic world.

Our Bano royal blue kurta will give you the perfect connection with goddess Kushmanda. The kurta features heavy paisley pattern embroidery work on the neck. Moreover, the kurta’s cotton fabric makes you feel comfortable throughout the day, making it a must-have festive wear.

Day 5: Yellow - Inaya Chikankari Kurta

Day 5 of Navratri is dedicated to the goddess Skandmata, the mother of Kartikeya and Skanda. She is the goddess of motherhood and children. Women often worship her to bear children with hope in her. The color for this day is yellow, symbolizing hope and happiness in life.

Elevate your Navratri look with Inaya Short Kurta, an elegant yellow kurta featuring fine detailing of hand-embroidered chikankari work. With its vibrant yellow hue, celebrate Navratri with a happy and festive vibe. The Kurta’s high-quality fabric gives you the utmost comfort without compromising celebration.

Day 6: Green - Aaifa Mul Parrot Green Hand Embroidered Kurta

Green, the color of nature, new beginnings, and growth, marks Navratri's sixth day. The color symbolizes a flourishing life. Goddess Katyayani, considered the slayer of the evil Mahishasura, is worshipped on this day.

Try wearing our traditional festive dresses for women, like the Aaifa Mul hand-embroidered kurta, which showcases Lucknow's rich cultural heritage. The parrot green mulmul fabric with chikankari embroidery work gives you a cool and comfortable yet grand festive look.

Day 7: Grey - Grey Kashmiri Kaftan

The dedicated color for the seventh day of Navratri is grey, symbolizing peace and calmness while worshipping the goddess Kalaratri or Shubankari. She is known for her courage and is believed to be the destroyer of demons, evils, and negative energies.

Our Grey Kashmiri embroidered kaftan is meticulously handcrafted with Aari embroidery by our Kashmir artisans. The kaftan’s loose-fitting, lightweight, and breathable fabric gives you a comfortable feel while worshipping.

Day 8: Purple - Mauve Aari Embroidered Kashmiri Kaftan

Kanjak puja is celebrated on the eighth day of Navratri. On this day, nine little girls are idolized and replicate the nine avatars of goddess Durga. These nine girl children are worshipped and fed coconut, sweets, and prasad.

The color of the day is purple, signifying the power, knowledge, peace, and enlightenment gained during the Navratri celebration. The goddess Mahagauri is worshipped on this day, and she is believed to give you whatever you pray to her.

Our Mauve Kashmiri embroidered Kaftan blends rich cultural heritage with contemporary fashion, making it a must-have festive wear. The intricate Aari embroidery by Kashmir artisans on the neck and side panels of the Kaftan gives you a balance between tradition and modernity.

Day 9: Peacock Green - Ulfat Panna Green Bandhej-Chikan Kurta

Day 9, or Navami, is the last day of Navratri, worshipping the goddess Shiddhidatri, and the day is marked by a peacock green color. The color symbolizes the grace and beauty of the goddess.

It is believed that half of the Lord Shiva’s body is of Shiddhidatri with a peacock green color, known by Ardhanarishwar. Shiddhidatri is known as the fulfiller of all wishes with supernatural powers. Scriptures say that even Lord Shiva has attained knowledge by worshipping her.

Add style to your look with our Ulfat bandhej-chikan kurta, which gives you a traditional and grand Navratri look. The fusion of bandhej and chikan craft makes the kurta a must-have festive wear. The auspicious peacock green color even elevates your look to the next level.

Conclusion

The nine colors of Navratri hold immense significance for devotees. Each symbolizes the nine different forms of the goddess Durga. Celebrate Navratri with festive kurtis for women, embracing the ethnic wear of India.

Check out the festive dresses for women at Shop Nama: Stay, celebrating Navratri with the fusion of tradition and modernity.

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