Seven differents ways to dress up for Navratri : Styling tips

Hello guys!! Sorry for the late post. Navratri is over. But here we’re up with some styling tips you can absolutely rock anytime. Along with the puja, garba, relatives, delicious food and never ending fun, there is something else we Indians love about this festival. Guessed it right! Dressing up and bringing the inner fashionista out. And here the choices vary from person to person. One loves the classic traditional chaniya choli look and other loves to explore the trends, put them together to bring unique styles and hues into picture. Well, here I am, being the latter type.

Chaniya choli lovers, Don’t kill me for this.I completely agree the beauty lies in the outfit.But beleive me, there is so much fun in experimenting new styles and trends. For everyone who wants to experiment new styles but are clueless, here is lot that can help you. Scroll down to check out seven different ways to spice up your navratri style!

1. Basics are the best!

Basics like blacks, whites and tans never disappoint you. I repeat never. Be it a fashion show, a family meet , an office party or anything. Navratri is not an expection. You can pair your basic black or white shirts, T- shirts, camisoles and tank tops with amazing hues of skirts and pants. And the best part about dressing in basics is , you can wear any jewelry. Silver and black metal however are considered nominal for this fun festival. You can also try bold and bright jewelry to highlight your basics. Here are few looks!

Adorable mustardish yellow skirt with basic white shirt, sun glasses and a gold neck piece!


Stunning multi colored embellished midi skirt with a basic white blouse and colorful earrings!

2. Sarees with modern silhouettes!

If you are someone who loves to drape a saree. You have now got a beautiful excuse to wear it, right? Nobody wants to go to that boring old looks. Because why someone would, when we have got super stylish trends to play with. How to dress in a saree for this Navratri? Rule 1: Keep it simple! Just stick to this basic rule and you will never go wrong. You can also pair the sarees with crop tops , off shouldered tops and halter tops to add a western tinge to the outfit. Here are few astonishing looks!

Navy blue printed saree with a beautiful maroon printed contrast blouse and a statement neckpiece. Humble and classy!


Plain black saree with jaipur print border and matching blouse with a light neck piece. Simple and elegant!

3. Denims don’t ditch!

Who on earth doesn’t love denim, nobody right. But, very often we consider it a little off beat to dress for occasions like Navratri. I absolutely beleive, you can try denims by maintaining a proper balance in the pieces of your outfit. And the comfort? Can’t deny , denims are super comfortable all time. There are multiple ways you can include denims in your outfits for festive occasions like this. Here are few of them!

Gorgeous white and yellow lehnga skirt, embellished crop top and patched, embellished denim jacket. Iconic!


Subtle pinkish maroon slit kurta with basic blue denim, tasselled earrings, leather belt and leather boots. Creative and comfy!

4. The skirt magic!

If you have a good to go skirt, trust me, you have everything to dress up for navratri. There are literally humungous ways you can wear skirts. And the biggest bonus? You’ll never feel off beat or out of the place in skirts. They are just more than perfect for navratri. They assure the most picturesque look making them extra perfect for garba. On the other hand, pairing tops with them is super easy as they are so versatile. You can pair ethnic blouses, crop and halter tops, even shirts and blouses with your skirts. Kurta with skirt is a great option to bring traditional touch into your outfit. Here are few jaw dropping skirt looks!

Plain white tasselled kurta with multi colored skirt. Simple, ethnic and gorgeous!


White and dark blue navy ombre textured skirt with cold shouldered embroidered crop top. Totally vibrant!


Yellow cotton skirt with pompoms, tassels and mirrors paired with contrast green off shouldered crop top and pompom earrings. Perfect indo-western look!


Beautiful black embroidered skirt with a plain black basic cami top and a choker. Love the boho vibe!

5. Cardigans will do!

Sometimes, a single change is enough to make miracles happen, they say. May be true. Sometimes a single element can bring the whole vibe of the occasion. Cardigans, overcoats , jackets come under that category. Moreover, if you are someone who wants to dress up all the nine nights, it is certainly possible that you run out of outfits for. In such times, just accencuate your normal outfits by adding an overcoat that fits the occasion and you are all set to go.

Basic white top, ripped jeans with a multicolored oversized jacket with embroidery and mirror work all over it. Effortlessly cool!


Basic black jeans, black tank top with maroon cotton cardigan with embroidered border and a beautiful black metal heavy necklace. Perfect glam!

6. Try salwars and gowns!

Salwars have always been perfect for any traditional occasion. They are equally amazing for navratri as well. The dupatta is the best part of the outfit which doubles the beauty and grace. If you are not a big fan of salwars and dupattas, you can try gowns. They promise simple yet fashionable look. Both of these are greatly comfortable for garba and day events as well.

Mustard yellow printed kurta gown with collar and tasselled ear rings. One of a kind!


Plain black velvet kurta with golden printed white patiyala pants and a gorgeous embellished mirrored dupatta. Such scenic!


Classic black full sleeved embroidered gown with black printed dupatta with tassels. Simple and exquisite!

7. Out of the box!

While the rest of the country is busy glamming up in their best possible outfits, the fashion aspirants and bloggers have a different story going on. Their creativity has no bounds. The nine nights of navratri are pretty much equivalent to the seven days of a fashion week. They explore the whole set of outfits and experiment with them obtaining brilliant and fashionable looks. Here are some out of the box blogger-like looks that are totally worth trying!

Multicolored palazzo with maroon off shouldered top and bohemian jewelry. Brave and unique!


Yellow and grey tulip pants with light peach crop top. Pretty and fashionable!


White dhoti pants and bright contrast red cape with embellished border, minimal jewelry and silver pumps. Perfectly pleasing!
Bright and colorful multi colred dupatta draped over black pants paired with a cute light blue off shouldered top. Lovely and bold!

Hope you liked the post. Stay tuned guys!Have an amazing Navratri. Shine like a star!!







  • Comments ( 2 )

  • avatar
    Ahaana Sharma

    These are some really cool and trendy ideas to dress up for Navratri. Thanks for sharing. Wearing the saree on a t-shirt is a classy style.

  • avatar

    Hello kajal,
    such a great artical.

    “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy traditional dresses and that’s kind of the same thing.”

    Thanks for sharing.

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