Navratri is almost round the corner and people are gearing up to celebrate this auspicious festival with vibrant colour, joy and happiness. It marks the victory of good over evil, The most alluring nine days of Navratri, an autumn festival unveils nine different colours of celebration and nine impeccable nights of holy worship! Each day is devoted to the 9 different avatars of Mata Durga and this nine-day course is denoted by selective colours, one for each day symbolising the unique qualities of Mata Durga.
As a festival of celebration, colour, music and dance, young girls and women dress up in their most beautiful outfits to perform pujas, dancing garba, playing the dandiya and sindoor khela, adding elegance to the festive spirit.
Have you ever thought about the significance of these lovely Navratri colours? If you haven’t, let me tell you that each shade that adds sparkles to the eye has a meaning and a pattern to it. Though the colours remain the same, their pattern changes with a trend set each year.
We at Signoraa.in have decided to bring out these amazing colours out of our handpicked collections and add a charm to your style quotient. So choose between the vibrant or the neutral shade and look amazing this festive season.
Nine Days Nine Colours:
DAY 1: Pratipada - THE ORANGEThe first incarnation of the goddess called Shailaputri symbolizes strength and happiness.
The colour orange brings in happiness, strength, cheer and adds positivity in your life.
Signoraa’s Pick - Flaunt this half-and-half banarasi silk and kora saree with intricate floral motifs in contrast threadwork and pair this piece with a contrasting green or brocade blouse and up your style quotient.
DAY 2: Dwitiya - THE WHITEThe second incarnation of the goddess called Brahmacharini symbolises peace, purity and stability.
The colour white cleanses your mind and spirit and brings in peace and stability in life.
Signoraa’s Pick - Choose to adorn yourself exquisite georgette silk saree in white which has hand embroidered chikankari work and rule everybody’s heart.
DAY 3: Tritiya - THE REDThe third incarnation of the goddess called Chandraghanta symbolises a fighter.
The colour grey denotes the warrior mood of the goddess who is ready to fight for the good over the evil by destroying her foes from her devotees.
Signoraa’s Pick - Go with this gorgeous red banarasi pure silk saree with a double coloured border and a contrasting purple selvedge to steal all the attention
Day 4: Chaturthi - THE ROYAL BLUEThe fourth incarnation of the goddess called Kushmanda symbolises a sun.
The colour royal blue denotes strong energy and tranquillity thus helping you receive the blessing of the goddess and fill your life with good health and prosperity.
Signoraa’s Pick - Rule the day 4 with this stylish Kanchipuram soft silk saree that has a solid royal blue body and a blouse with a gold border.
Day 5: Panchami - THE YELLOWThe fifth incarnation of the goddess Skandamata who is a mother of Kartikeya symbolises the love of a mother.
The colour yellow brings in optimism and confidence in life. It brings in good health, happiness and cheer to one’s life.
Signoraa’s Pick - Opt for this beautiful Banarasi Meenakari Silk Saree in yellow colour with a contrasting peacock green or light green sleeves to grace the occasion!
Day 6: Shashti - THE GREEN
The sixth incarnation of the goddess called Katyayani symbolises combined divine energy of the gods.
The colour green brings in the power of love, prosperity, richness and organised life. Ideally, it denotes peace over the defeat of evil.
Signoraa’s Pick - Drape this light green banarasi mercerised cotton saree that has badla checks and zari buttis and bring the calmness and radiance of nature to your life.
Day 7: Saptami - THE GREYThe seventh incarnation of the goddess called Kaalratri, also known as the avatar of Kali symbolises powerful energy and peace restoration.
The colour denotes dignity and protection helping one understand the hidden meaning of situation one faces.
Signoraa’s Pick - Satisfy your fashion buds with a mesmerizing grey fancy kora cotton saree with a contrasting green blouse and flaunt it in style.
Day 8: Ashtami - THE PURPLEThe eighth incarnation of the goddess called Mahagauri symbolises fulfilment of all desires.
The colour purple denotes hope, intelligence and freshness of perspectives in life.
Signoraa’s Pick - Embrace Ashtami with this mesmerising purple banarasi silk cotton saree with polka dots in silver and gold zari across the body.
Day 9: Navami - THE PEACOCK GREENThe ninth incarnation of the goddess known as Siddhidatri symbolises a knowledge giver and someone who helps you achieve all your aspirations.
The colour peacock green denotes ambition and power.
Signoraa’s Pick - Drape this classy printed saree in peacock green which has a self jacquard pattern with printed floral buttis all over the body and be a stunner this festive season.
Well, is there any other option to end the nine-day affair?
Aren’t these various names, forms of the goddess, colours and sarees intriguing and enchanting? So, when you plan your outfits this Navratri, keep Signoraa in mind and sport the perfect colour every day with the beautiful accessories.
Written By Samreen Roshan.B