In varied forms, Navratri is celebrated across the country. Kolkata, and the rest of Bengal, comes alive as Durja Puja kicks off while Dandiya nights pop up across the country for teens (and the young at heart to dance their heart out. The festival’s final day—called Dussehra, Dasara, or Vijaya Dashami—witnesses frenzied festivities from Kullu to Mysore. As one of the year’s biggest festivals, wearing new clothes during these days is a tradition. While no time is ever bad for shopping, this season offers a bouquet of new ensembles to choose from. Take your pick of favourites from our pick of festive stunners.
This minimal lehenga-set by Nikhil Thampi for Indus Diva is elevated with super bright colours. We adore that ruffled crop top that also works with jeans. Shop IndusDiva by Nikhil Thampi Lehenga with Crop Top.
Nothing beats the elegance of the six yards during a festival. This Chanderi saree by Jaypore boasts a bright colour, and understated glamour. Shop Jaypore Handwoven Chanderi Saree with Blouse Piece.
Believe in the less is more philosophy? This Uptown Galeria kurta speaks volume, with an embellished Mandarin collar and potli buttons on the flared up silhouette. Shop here.
In the mood for some fusion dressing? This dhoti style jumpsuit from Global Desi hits all the sweet spots. Shop Global Desi Women’s Rayon Jumpsuit.
Festivals don’t mean you have to stick to the tried-and-tested. Spruce up your style with this chic knee-length kurtby Poonam Bhagat. Wear it as a dress or an unconventional kurta. Shop TAIKA by Poonam Bhagat Designer Constellation Overlap Kurta.
Floral prints are a failsafe classic for all seasons. This Satya Paul number is a winner in a chic pink hue and delicate embellishments—wear it with a churidar or flat-front capris. Shop Satya Paul Women’s Top.
For a boho-chic festive outfit, this straight kurta from Ashima Leena hits all the right spots. The flattering kimono silhouette and prints clash makes for a all-purpose closet addition too. Shop Ashima Leena Straight Kurta .
It may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but this statement kurta by Samant Chauhan elevated with floral applique will turn heads wherever you go. Shop Samant Chauhan Asymmetrical Hemline Kurta.
With the right mix of colours and minimalist embellishments, pastel shades make an incredibly beautiful addition to your festive closet. Shop Biba Women’s Salwar Suit.
In a cheery sunshine shade and vibrant embellishments, this Indian by Manish Arora design will brighten a daytime occasion. Shop Indian by Manish Arora Salwar Suit.
A sleek saree makes for standout wear. Case in point, this S&N Drape by Shantanu & Nikhil drape with metallic accents and a zipped blouse. Shop S&N Drape by Shantanu and Nikhil Saree with Readymade Blouse.
This Tarun Tahiliani creation promises to infuse your festive wardrobe with a heady dose of colour and patterns. A luxe celebratory pick. Shop Tarun Tahiliani Saree with Blouse Piece.
This Kanika Kedia saree is light as air, but its real charm lies in the elaborate blouse. An easy outfit to transition from daytime rituals to evening festivities. Shop Kanika Kedia Gorgette Pink Saree With Blouse Piece.
Or take a more glamorous route to saree style with this pre-draped cocktail design by Anushree Agarwal. The rich berry hue makes this an instant winner. Shop Anushree Agarwal Dhoti Drape Saree.