Dasara Special: 10 Traditional Outfits You Can Wear Inspired By Your Favourite Actresses

Parinika Uchil

September 25, 2019

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The locals of Karnataka are known for preserving their history, traditions and culture. Festivals have a special place in the hearts of Kannadigas and they celebrate each of them with a lot of fervour. However, the festival of Dasara, also known as Mysuru Dasara, Navratri or Vijayadashami is considered the biggest occasion of them all!

For 10 days starting from September 29 to October 8 this year, Kannadigas will observe the festival of Dasara. For those of you who don’t know, it is celebrated to commemorate the time when Goddess Parvathi came down to earth in the form of a woman named Chamundeshwari Devi and slaughtered a demon king named Mahishasur, who wreaked havoc in the area.

After slaying him on the hill, the Goddess decided to spend her final days atop it (now known as Chamundi Hill). In simple words, Dasara is a festival to celebrate the triumph of good over evil. During this 10-day grand event, one of the most prominent customs is that people purchase new clothes for each member of their family. According to various legends, it is said that, if you wear a new dress during this time, in the coming year you will get 10 more outfits.

While we don’t know to what extent this is true, but we would like to assist you with 10 attires you can take reference from while shopping for this festive occasion.

1. Radha Kalyana’s Radhika Rao aka Radha is your reference point if you like heavy jewellery and a grand salwar kameez

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2. Try this adorable ‘Halli Hudugi‘ style if you prefer the regal look, brought to you by Megha Shetty aka Anu from Jothe Jotheyali

3. Try Amulya Gowda aka Kamali‘s sizzling yet traditional look for Day 3

4. Namma Aarthi Manjunath’s traditional look is apt if you like to keep things simple and natural (the lovely fresh flowers)

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5. Like Paaru aka Mokshitha Pai, you can try this combination if you want your jewellery to be the scene stealer

6. If you want a well-balanced outfit (jewellery, makeup and apparel to be grand), then try this combination by Rachana Smith aka Anika from Kamali

7. Another pretty ‘Halli Hudugi‘ style combination by Kamali’s best friend Ningi, to give you more variety of choice references

8. If you like contrasts, then get inspired by Priya Achar aka Adithi Manjunath from Gattimela 

9. Absolutely tired of wearing sarees and langa-cholis? Try this outfit by Deepika Das aka Amrutha from Naagini. The grander you make it, the better! 

10. Samikshaa aka Shanaya from Subbalakshmi Samsara proves that a lehenga-choli brings out the best in you!

Here’s hoping that you have a great time shopping after using these above outfits as reference. Let us know which ensembles you liked the most in the comments box given below.

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