Dandiya Raas During Navratri

Navratri is the most awaited festival of India, which is followed by nine magical days of Dandiya nights. People enjoy it with a great enthusiasm to celebrate, eat, dance and dress up like never before. The most exciting and interesting part of these nine nights is to get dressed in the most colourful, gorgeous, glamorous and heavy embroidered costumes with dazzling jewellery and choose a traditional attire. It’s time to select your dressing style..

For this popular traditional folk dance, women wear multicolored three-piece dresses with a skirt-like bottom, embroidered blouse and bandhani dupatta decorated with shells, mirrors, beads, etc., to form a perfect Gujarati look. Also, women wear various kinds of jewelry such as chudas, jhumkas, necklaces, kangnas, kamarbandh, payal, which adorn their bodies. Here are few dressing styles that you can choose from to wear for this season's dandiya night.

Chaniya Choli: Women wear the chaniya choli, when playing Dandiya. These kind of dresses are heavily embellished with mirrors, beads, shells. It is one perfect attire for girls to get dressed-up on the occasion of Navratri. Wear traditional necklaces, nose ring, belts, with the chaniya choli.

Multi-Coloured Ghagra: You can also go with a multi-coloured ghagra, which gives you the close look to chaniya choli. Colourful bangles, big earrings that hang, ankle bells and traditional belts for the the waist will look superb in this costume.


There are many options on what to wear for a Dandiya dance.