Navratri is a festival with much significance amongst the Hindus. The nine days of Navratri are filled with much pomp and show. The exact dates differ each year based on the Vedic calendar but almost always fall sometime in the months of September or October. The 9-day long celebration begins with fasting and getting dressed up in colors specific to the day of the Navratri. Men and Women wear clothes that showcase the colors associated with each day, symbolizing good over evil to inspire virtue in their lives
Don't worry if you haven’t found the perfect outfit for Navratri! We've got some of our favorite picks in each color.
Day One: White
The color for Navratri Day 1 is white, as this day of Pratipada falls on a Monday. The first Sharad Navratri color is white so that you can plan your Navratri mandir decoration around this theme. The classy Indian traditional sharara is the perfect outfit for wearing on this auspicious day.
Get this lovely white Ghagara suit with pink floral embroidery. The top has an intricate pink sequin embroidery on the front, giving it a touch of elegance.
Day Two: Red
The vibrance of red is associated with devotion. You can use red roses to decorate your home mandir on this day, as it's dedicated in honor of the Goddess Devis (goddesses). The second Navratri night brings us into brahmacharini - the dedicated one who served significant penance! This gorgeous dress from our designer Indian salwar kameez store will be perfect for wearing when celebrating!
Buy this beautiful georgette Patiala dress adorned with delicate embroidery, making it a great choice for small and large events.
Day Three: Royal Blue
The third day of the festival is dedicated to Devi Chandraghanta, who carries a half moon on her forehead and represents emotional balance. The color theme of this day is royal blue - representing calm and positivity. Our royal blue Indian traditional ghagra choli is the perfect option for someone who likes getting glammed up.
This stunning royal blue lehenga choli with a contrasting pink dupatta is an excellent fit for a festival like Navratri. Made with silk, it is luxurious and ultra soft with gold embroidery, adding a touch of festive glamour.
Day Four: Yellow
As this day falls on a Thursday, the yellow color signifying happiness and brightness will be worn on this day. Celebrate the joy and enthusiasm of Navratri on this day and get infused with fun and excitement. The Goddess Kushmanda is worshipped on this day. Our designer Kantha work saree from our Indian saree collection is a must-buy to wear on this day.
This Banglore silk saree with Kantha work is a work of art. The unique combination of yellow and white floral Resham embroidery will surely add a pop of color to your day.
Day Five: Green
The day's theme is the color of life and tranquility, green. The Goddess Skandmata, also called the mother of Lord Kartikey or Skanda, is worshipped on this day. Our elegant green cotton silk Patiala from our vast designer Indian salwar kameez store will help you look fresh on this day.
Get our comfortable and stylish cotton Patiala suit as your outfit for Day five. The Benarasi-style dupatta adds a touch of elegance to the overall look.
Day Six: Gray
On the sixth day of Navratri, Goddess Katyayani- slayer of the demon Mahisasura- is worshipped on this day. The color of this day is gray, standing for transformation, neutrality, and balance. Our elegant banarasi silk saree from our Indian saree collection is an excellent option for this day.
Shop this banarasi silk saree in gray for your day six outfit. This regal saree has a jaal weave in a floral pattern.
Day Seven: Orange
The Goddess Kalaratri, destroyer of all demons, negative energies, evil spirits, and ghosts, is worshipped on this day. The color orange is taken as the theme of this day. In Hindu culture, the color orange represents fire and purity; thus, impurities are burned in the fire. Our elegant Patiala suit from our designer Indian salwar kameez store is the best fit for this day.
Get this beautiful ensemble made of cotton silk in the most stunning shade of orange. The intricate embroidery on its neckline and the contrasting deep red banarasi dupatta and Patiala complete this look.
Day Eight: Peacock Green
The eighth day of Navratri is the day of Kanjak. It is believed that young girls worshipped on this day are the avatars of the Goddess Durga. Thus, they are worshipped and treated with good food, also known as Kanjak Puja or Kanya Pujan. The color for this day is peacock green, a symbol of freshness, compassion, and individuality. Our finely handwoven saree from the Indian saree collection is the perfect outfit to be donned on this day.
Get this finely woven khadi saree for a simple yet elegant look. The beautiful green color is offset by the golden aanchal making it a perfect fit for any occasion.
Day Nine: Pink
The last day of Navratri- also called Navami- is the day of the pink color signifying kindness, harmony, and affection. The goddess Siddhidatri is worshipped on this day. It is believed that one half of Lord Shiva’s body is of Goddess Siddhidatri. Per the scriptures, Lord Shiva had attained all the siddhis by worshipping this goddess. Our gorgeous pink Indian traditional ghagra choli or Chania choli is a great choice for the last day.
Get this beautiful ensemble featuring a pink Chania choli with intricate embroidery work for your Navratri celebration. The contrasting cotton blue dupatta is sure to make heads turn.
Hinduism prizes the festival of Navratri as a time to celebrate and rejoice in victory. The festival of Navratri is one that celebrates the victory over Mahishasura, a demon who opposed Goddess Durga. Chiro's online store has many beautiful designer Indian dresses you can choose from to dress up in style for this big event! Why wait? Start shopping for your perfect outfits today!