Ethnic Fashion

5 Fashion Tips – How to Look Pretty On Your Karwa Chauth


Karva Chauth, a one-day festival is an auspicious day celebrated by Hindu women on the fourth day of fading moon after Purnima. It is held in the month of Kartika and women dress at their best in an ethnic way to worship and pray for their long life of their husbands. Here are tips to look the best –

1. Choose the right color

It is a special day when you have fasted the whole day for the well being of your spouse and apparently, you want to look your best in the evening. Your Karva Chauth dress ideas cannot work without the tips we have for you. The color you choose to wear must compliment the occasion you are celebrating. The dresses – saris salwars or lehenga are frequently red, gold or orange, which are considered auspicious colors. These colors are worn by women on their wedding day and on this particular day they choose to wear the same colors, whatever their age may be since it is for the well being of their husbands. You can also wear maroon, scarlet, mustard, and emerald or pink and sapphire.


1. The lehenga

The lehenga is a garment where a long skirt is paired with a choli or blouse and a dupatta. Women of Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh usually wear this garment on Karva Chauth. A lehenga for Karva Chauth is a must and you can wear an embellished lehenga in a style resembling a sari by draping your dupatta into a pallu and wearing it over your shoulders. You can choose to wear this same embellished lehenga in the traditional style. You can also wear a mirror-worked lehenga for this karva Chauth which is a traditional embroidery technique in which tiny mirrors are used to adorn the fabric using stitches.


2. The saree or salwar

The saree is a versatile ensemble for you to be worn to any event whether formal or informal. So confidently go saree shopping this Karva Chauth. You will be spoilt for choice when you go shopping for a saree. A two-toned tulle saree or a floral embroidered one in a strappy blouse could be experimental but definitely eye-catching. Another popular saree material is traditional fabrics like Tussar and Chanderi. If you are young and have not been married long you can try chikankari, mirror-work, zardosi, kasuti, and Kantha. You may even choose to add gold brocade to your sari. Similarly, beautiful salwar kurtas with a heavily embroidered dupatta may be worn. Some women even choose to wear the dress they had worn for their wedding.


3. Use jewellery

To add glamour to your Karva Chauth dress up you must wear jewelry. A stone-encrusted maang-tika and a neckpiece in gold or silver with a large stone at the center that matches the color of your outfit will look excellent. You can also select a diamond, white gold, and platinum or pearl jewelry for your lehenga if you are wearing one in silver undertones or is embellished with silver work. Give the nose-ring a try for that extra charm. You could also try out a choker with gold danglers to complete your look.


4. The make up

It’s been a long day without any water or food but your Karva Chauth dress must be perfect. Dressing up in all your finery without makeup just can’t happen. Make sure you have used your moisturizer, foundation, and powder. Add glamour with a hint of blusher that matches the color of your saree. Shadowed and kohl-lined eyes will complete your look. Don’t miss out on the intricate mehndi designs for your hand. Intricate motifs of leaf, flowers, paisleys, are drawn on the woman’s palms and what is most fascinating is that various kinds of designs and patterns for Mehendi have different meanings.


With karva Chauth coming up very soon these tips should prepare you to look your gorgeous best when the day comes. So look forward to this beautiful day when after the whole days fast you celebrate with your husband family and friends.

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