What Special Clothing Is Traditionally Worn for Diwali?

What Special Clothing Is Traditionally Worn for Diwali?

Special clothing that brings out inner light is traditionally worn for the Hindu festival of lights called Diwali. This holiday time is also known as the “festival of dresses.” Men, women, young people and children make use of the opportunity to buy bright, ethnic clothing.

Diwali celebrates favorable auspices and gratefulness to the goddess Lakshmi through a form of worship called Pooja or Puja. Appropriate attire is both traditional and trendy. Women wear elegant sarees made from a variety of materials, such as silk, crepe, chiffon and velvet. Men dress in classic but contemporary kurta and dhoti. Young girls wear brightly decorated costumes called lehengas. Boys can dress up in suits or choose to be more comfortable in jeans and tee shirts. Even little children love dressing up in colorful robes and dresses.

Clothing must reflect excitement and joy during the five-day celebration. While some women flaunt designer styles, others opt for less extravagant, simpler festival apparel. Shopkeepers start new accounting books after the Diwali Pooja, so they carefully display their wares and offer discount prices to customers.

A cheerful time to “dress for excess,” Diwali captures the essence of light and illumination. Costume jewelry adds to the spirit of happiness, and women embellish their hands with Henna or Mehandi.

What to Wear on 5 Days of Diwali Festival

Diwali is the most celebrated Hindu festival around the globe. It is the festival of Lights and everyone celebrates into joy the victory of good over evil. It is the festival of Hope, the fresh start, the fresh start of the newest happiness awaiting for you there in next year.

No one in this world can say that I Hate Diwali (except our most favourite evil-minded KRK, spreading his evilness through social media. {Beware of him}).

I mean everyone loves to wear new clothes, get together with family and friends with whom you not met since long time, eat as much sweets you want, Firecrackers! And the aroma of faith, happiness and hope stays in the air for 5 days in Diwali. Yes,

Diwali is celebrated for 5 days starting with Dhanteras followed by Kali-ChaudasDiwali (major day), New Year and Bhai-Dooj. And every day defines a different belief.

Gold, clothes, sweets and firework sellers gets alert a month before Diwali because, as obvious this are the business that earns the most in Diwali. Also this are the mandatory stuffs to celebrate Diwali. And the relation between Diwali and this sellers is like Karan Arjun.

It is mandatory for every Indian and specially Hindu to buy new clothes when Diwali reaches

First Day, Dhanteras

Men –  Try Designer Kurta suits or Dhoti suit
Women – Saree

So, Kurta suit is the best outfit to wear in Laxmi Pooja, a dhoti suit is also an option for the one who wants to look way more traditional these days. Women will look flawless in a saree, a Red saree.

Second Day, Kali Chaudas

Kali Chaudas is Also known as Black Day, worshiping Goddess Kali who defeated and killed Asura (demon) Narakasura on this day.

Men – Pathani Suit
Women – Kurti or Salwar suit

Kali Chaudas itself tells you the color code, right? Black is the most suitable color to wear on this day.

As Diwali is a very special and auspicious festival, it is good to wear traditional wear in these days.

Pathani suit will keep you guys in limelight, and Black Kurti or Salwar suit will make women look beautifully attractive.

Third-Day, Diwali

Diwali is A major day, celebrating the return of Lord Rama after exile for 14 years and the victory of Good over Evil.

To wear, Men – Waistcoat set
Women – Lehenga choli, Salwar Suit

Everyone celebrates it with fireworks, decorating the home, streets, shops everything, exchanging sweets, and enjoy the togetherness of families.

Everyone gathers, wishes each other “A Very Happy Diwali and a Prosperous New Year”, firecrackers and rockets, and dines the food together. The ‘FOOD’ that can make your mouth leak.

The best outfit for women is western and Anarkali suits and men look better than anything in waistcoat set. 

Fourth Day, New Year

The day after Diwali is celebrated as a New Year as per Lunatic Hindu Calendar.

To wear,
Men – Blazer, Coat suit
Women – Saree

Everyone wears new clothes, visits relatives’ place, even friends’ to meet his/her friend’s parents, mouth-watering food, and happy-happy moments all the way around.

As you will be socialized very much today, you should wear a blazer or a coat suit to give-up above your mark. Women can wear a remarkable designer saree or a western Salwar suit will be also a great pick.

Fifth Day Diwali Celebration, Bhai Dooj

Brother visits to her sister’s place
To wear,
Men – Shirt, Jodhpuri waistcoat
Women – Kurti, Salwar suit
This is the day bestowed to brother and sister’s eternal love. On this day a brother visits her lovely sister’s place where a sister does Pooja of him, takes his blessings, and serves him his favorite food or thali mixed up with her unchanged love.

As this is the day when you can look the way you exactly are, you can wear a normal shirt or you can wear it with a Jodhpuri waistcoat if you are visiting your sister after a long-long time.

Women can wear a Kurti or a decent salwar suit. It will be just like the best end of the festival which is so jam-packed of JoyTradition, Culture, Relation, and Love.

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