Navratri 2022: How to be Garba ready in no time; Celeb Stylist Chhaya Momaya shares quick tips

If you are confused and thinking how to save your time and head straight out of your office for Garba, here are some quick style tips by Celeb Stylist Chhaya Momaya...

Chhaya GuptaUpdated: Friday, September 23, 2022, 02:41 PM IST
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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.

From Office look to Garba look:

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.

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.

Mirror work at the bottom of a pant. |

Stick to dark solid colours:

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.

Styling Kanjeevaram Sari:

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.

Styling your Jeans for Garba:

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.

Styling your Jeans for Garba: clothes, bag and kamar band. |

Turn your skirt into Lehenga:

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.

You can convert your single colour skirt into a lehenga. |

Things to take care of:

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.

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