Navratri, literally interpreted as 'nine nights' is the most celebrated Hindu festival devoted to Goddess Durga symbolizing purity and power or 'shakti'. Navratri festival combines ritualistic puja and fasting and is accompanied by resplendent celebrations for nine consecutive days and nights.
Navratri celebrations is seeped in traditional music and dance. One of the main focus of Navratri is engaging people in social activities and participating in all night-long dance and festivities. 'Garba' is a devotional dance form that derives from the folklore of Lord Krishna singing and dancing with the gopis using 'dandiya' or slim wooden sticks. Even in America, the festival is celebrated splendidly by a large number of Indo-Americans (over 2 million) who gather together and with full zeal enjoy the festivities. Folks usually dress in vibrant, traditional dresses including lehenga or chainya-choli for women and kurta for men.
Chaniya Choli basically known as Ghaghra Choli is the Indian outfit worn by women while doing Garba during the Navratri Festival. But styling these outfits can be daunting - You're not sure how do you choose and style jewelry to complement yourself and your traditional outfit? And you’re just not confident about which jewelry pieces to shop for to get the best look. We've all been there! The good news is that we've assembled a bunch of handy jewelry style and fashion tips to help you look dazzling this Navratri. Here we have styled the latest Navratri outfits with our exquisite jewelry to showcase the fusion of traditional culture with modern and trendy look.
Chaniya Choli / Jewelry 2019 Trends:
Sleeveless cholis in different styles with either plain or printed lehengas look best with - Bold earrings like jhumkis, chandbalis or long drop earrings in 22k gold or diamonds. Alia bhatt gives us this style inspiration here- heavy pair of jhumkis or chandbalis with minimal neck accessories.
Here are few hand picked jhumkis and chandbalis from our Temple jewelry and Uncut diamond collection which we think are a perfect match with these amazing sleeveless Chaniya Choli's . (Enlarge any jewelry image for more details.)
A great way to accessorise short sleeve Ghaghra Choli's is to wear heavy choker necklaces for a distinct classy look. The choker is an easy to style, statement piece which elongates the neck and typically rests on the collar bone. Here Katrina Kaif gives us major style goals with her absolutely stunning looks!
Let's look at few of our elegant choker necklaces that will add an eternal grandeur to these traditional outfits. (Enlarge any jewelry image for more details.)
A simple - even dull - outfit will almost always look transformed into something special with the right jewelry and accessories. You can choose short or long necklace sets that really makes a statement to bring a long sleeve Chainya Choli to life. But if you’re wearing bold and heavy embroidered lehenga's, then often it’s a good idea to go with smaller, more subtle jewelry pieces as maang tikka's or heavy drop earrings.
Our exquisite collection of 22K gold necklace sets with accessories like the maang tikka which has become a fashion statement with traditional Indian attire. (Enlarge any jewelry image for more details.)
- A long necklace will look great over higher necked and crew necked Choli's. A rounded necklace is good with a scoop or other rounded necklines;
- Don’t forget your personality: we’re all different and your personality should be allowed to shine through in terms of the jewelry you choose and how you present yourself;
- Try different combinations of jewelry designs you might not normally consider pairing up and add in different accessories like earrings, necklaces or maang tikka's. Experiment with different combinations and focus points.