Colors to wear this Navaratri
The excitement is in the air! Shopping has begun, preparations are being made, recipes have been learned and everyone is waiting for only one thing right now- Navaratri Or Dusherra! One of the most widely celebrated festivals in India, Navaratri represents the spirit of victory and celebration. And along with the warrior-goddess and the loving mother- Durga, let us welcome a happy celebration of life as well! And if you feel the spirit of this festival, then why not flaunt it? So let us get into the details of how we can represent the spirit of this festival through our clothes and colors!
- Day 1: Maa Shailputri
The celebration of Durga Puja starts with the invocation of the first goddess Shailputri, or the daughter of the mountains. The eldest and considered as the purest form of maternal love, Shailputri bestows upon her worshippers, the blessings of protection, intuition and conscience. To reflect the beauty and the blessings of Shailputri through one’s appearance, one can wear the color grey. The color grey is considered to represent the Himalayan snow mixed with the soil of Kailash mountains. Wear this color to represent the power of knowledge and conscience and to connect with the spirit of the celebrations. Check out Curious Hangers’s varied collection of stylish and contemporary clothes in grey and similar colors to find your perfect match for the celebration of the first day of Navaratri.
- Day 2: Maa Brahmacharini
The embodiment of the highest form of beauty and ‘tapa’, Maa Brahmacharini is the preacher of love. She the harbinger of love among every soul existing in the mortal realm. The girl-like, innocent portrayal of this form of Durga suggests that she bestows upon her devotees, the gifts of eternal and infinite love, loyalty and wisdom. To represent the spirit of Maa Brahmacharini, one can wear clothes in colors like peach, saffron, or light orange. These colors portray the piousness of Maa Brahmacharini and hence, become a way to reflect her blessings in one’s personality. Do not forget to visit Curious Hanger and check out our huge collection of clothes in peach, orange and saffron colors. We are sure you’d fall in love with them!
- Day 3: Maa Chandraghanta
The goddess of justice and truth, Maa Chandraghanta is the unprecedented image of bravery and fortitude. She is said to be the goddess who inculcates a sense of righteousness and bravery in her devotees On this day, the goddess is dressed in colors like red and white. The devotees who want to represent the emotions that Maa Chandraghanta blesses them with can dress up in red and/or white colors. These colors are said to be the signifiers of justice, bravery and truth and hence, are perfect for celebrating Maa Chandraghanta’s homecoming.
- Day 4: Maa Kushmanda
The goddess who is attributed to have generated this world by her laughter is Maa Kushmanda. The goddess fulfills both the needs and the wants of her devotees. She ensures that all her kids get their share of basic requirements fulfilled in their lifetimes. To represent her spirit as the harbinger of health and prosperity, one must wear colors like green, blue and indigo. These colors are said to represent the sense of fertility, prosperity and calm and hence, are used to express gratitude towards the blessings of Maa Kushmanda. Visit Curious Hanger to find a huge collection of beautiful clothes in colors like green, blue and indigo and celebrate this auspicious day in style!
- Day 5: Maa Skandamata
The mother of Skanda or Lord Kartikeya, and the commander-in-chief in the war against demons, Maa Skandamata is the portrayal of feminine strength. She represents the various aspects of a woman’s life as she is both a mother and a warrior who never compromised either of her roles due to another. She is the protector of human life and is the symbol of auspiciousness and the mother-child relationship. It is said that sky blue is her favorite color as it represents the vast possibilities that the open sky offers. Wear sky blue clothes or similar colors to feel in tune with the blessings of this warrior mother goddess. Check out Curious Hanger to fund your favorite sky blue colored clothes to celebrate the auspiciousness of this day.
Now that we have shared our knowledge about the festive spirit and our style tips, please hurry and make the most out of this festive season. But do not forget to stay indoors and stay safe. After all, the celebration of Navratri is in its simplest essence, the celebration of life, the mother-child relationship and longevity. So take care of your health and your loved ones by taking the necessary precautions. Rest assured, we are always here to provide you with the latest styles and most useful fashion-related tips and tricks. So trust us and keep smiling, shopping and being healthy!