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10 ways to make heads turn this Navratri

October 04, 2016 16:40 IST
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Follow these simple style tips and have all eyes just on YOU.

Soaking in the Navratri fervour, peeps?

Indeed, it's so much fun attending dandiya nights, indulging in delicious vrat (fast) food and putting on stunning festive wear during these nine days.

To make the festival a tad bit special and extraordinary, you need to upgrade your style that will set you apart from the rest. 

Follow these cues...

1. Trendy Tattoos

IMAGE: Bring out your fun and creative side. Add vibrant coloured tattoos like these to your traditional get-up.

Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters

2. Sexy saris

Kanishtha Dhankar

IMAGE: Give new fashion trends a chance to spice up your ethnic avatar.
Opt for a traditional Indian sari, like Kanishtha Dhankar, with a shoulder-baring blouse, left, or go for a sheer sari like Anita Kumar.

Photograph: Kind courtesy FDCI/Facebook, left, Rajesh Karkera/

3. Crop it like it's H-O-T

Deepika Padukone

IMAGE: Ace this 90s trend like actor Deepika Padukone, who oozes majestic charm in a red off-shoulder choli with hand-woven silver embroidery, left, or pair a cool striped crop top with a floral floor-scraping skirt.

Photograph: Kind courtesy FDCI,left, Lakme Fashion Week/Facebook

4. Sizzling cholis

Kareena Kapoor

IMAGE: Bring sexy back with backless cholis.
Fire up your look, like the Begum of Bollywood Kareena Kapoor, with a back cut-out blouse over a lehenga in the
 song Fevicol Se from movie Dabangg 2.

5. Oh so ab-licious!

Alesia Raut

IMAGE: Want to make a killer statement? Get inspired by model Alesia Raut and show off those dangerous curves and ripped abs.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Lakme Fashion Week/Facebook

6. Mehendi matters

Divyanka Tripathi

IMAGE: Startle others with uber-cool mehendi designs.
See how television actor Divyanka Tripathi glammed up her look by applying henna till her elbow.

Photograph: Kind courtesy The Wedding Story

7. Make-up magic

Rikee Chatterji

IMAGE: Keep your best face forward with eye-catching make-up!
A dewy look with a bright lip, left, or smoky eyes, bronze cheeks and pale lip -- which one suits your style?

Photograph: Kind courtesy Lakme Fashion Week/Facebook

8. Hello hair!

Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone

IMAGE: Chic hairstyle's the way to go this Navratri.
Look how Alia Bhatt wears a pony with a braided pattern below, left, and Deepika Padukone allures all with her desi bun decorated with a gajra.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone/Instagram

9. Just nail it!

IMAGE: Just like your outfit and footwear, make-up and hairstyle, your nails too need some sparkle.
Apply a bright shimmery nail paint, left, or stick to fiery red that will go with all your outfits.

Photograph: S Photographic Ltd, left, Oleksiy Maksymenko/Getty Images

10. Terrific turbans

Siddharth Rawal

IMAGE: Dear men, get your fashion on point with a Rajasthani turban!
Team up your ethnic outfit with a traditional headgear and a pair of mojris.
BTW, girls, you can try this trend too!

Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/


Dear Readers, how are you celebrating the nine-day long festival?

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