Everyone's favourite time of the year, 'Navratri' is here, let's see some few instant styling tips and tricks to get ready instantly, so that you can even head out of your office to play Garba in no time.
We reached out to celebrity stylist Chhaya Momaya, and she shared a few hacks and things to swear by when one wants to get Garba ready in no time.
Stylist Chhaya Mohmaya says that it is necessary to keep in mind that one need to be comfortable while playing Garba. So, wearing comfortable footwear is a must. She suggested to go for flat ballerinas and Kolhapuri chappal that doesn't hurt.
Colourful pant made up of mal cotton and embroidered dark coloured (bright red, blue, yellow) malmal kurti can be worn when you are heading for Garba night directly from your office.
Go for heavy neckpieces, like foil mirrored neckpieces. try to opt for light-weight jewellery. Wear thick chuddas in hand.
Foil mirrored neckpiece. |
She says that one can use multi-coloured rubber bands made up of colourful threads and mirror work for styling hair.
Complete your look with a big bindi and long earrings. You can also, go for a mirrored bandana.
Another after office Garba look could be a long kurti with a pyjama or churidar or pant with light mirror work at the bottom.
Mirror work at the bottom of a pant. |
Opt for salwar kurta of the same colour and pair it with different colourful dupattas each day.
The stylist emphasizes, "One solid colour allows accessories to stand out."
For instance, a full plain black suit will go well with bright coloured jutis. Choose pink, green or purple.
Kanjeevaram sari can be styled with hair accessories. Do a center parting of the hair with low ponytail and style that with rose, mogra flowers.
You can even wear jeans with a bralette and a colourful jacket over it. Wear a belt or a kamar band around jacket.
Styling your Jeans for Garba: clothes, bag and kamar band. |
You can even style a plain colour skirt and crop top with a head bandana, earrings, kadas and a mirror or embroidered potli bag.
You can convert your single colour skirt into a lehenga. |
Take care of the footwear you wear; it has to be super comfortable as you have to play Garba.
When it comes to styling dupatta, make sure it is pinned tightly and doesn't bother you while playing.
Use a 48 hour antiperspirant.
Wrap your silver/oxidized accessories in a malmal cloth and store it in a wooden box after wearing it.