The last day of Navratri festival 2018, also known as Navami, will be celebrated on October 18 and tomorrow i.e. October 17 will be marked as Ashtami. On Ashtami, devotees who observe fast for nine days, invite young girls and perform Kanjak puja at home. The little girls are revered as young avatar of Goddess Durga. The festival of nine nights is depicted by nine significant colours. On Ashtami or day 8 of the Navaratri festival, the colour to be worn is Sky Blue. The soothing colour is pleasing to the eyes. On the second last day of the festival, let Shilpa Shetty, Katrina Kaif and Sonam Kapoor show you how to look cool and calm in the beautiful Sky Blue colour. When is Durga Ashtami 2018? Shubh Muhurat & Time for Maha Ashtami Puja and Pushpanjali Aarti During Durgotsava.
Sky Blue denotes appreciation towards nature and it also represents wisdom, loyalty, depth and sincerity. This shade of blue looks stunning when worn during the day time. In the current fashion trends, pastel blues are quite in and they look classy. The sky blue colour can be paired with multiple contrasting shades. Trust our B-town divas to show you how you can wear this cool colour with flamboyance and elan. Read on to know more how you can incorporate the colour in your traditional attire. Durga Ashtami 2018: Try These Five Types of Bengali Sarees That Are Must-Have in Your Wardrobes.
Bollywood Divas Looking Cool as Cucumber in Sky Blue Outfits
1. Katrina Kaif
Katrina looks exquisite and graceful in this floral-printed geometrical blue saree. The outfit comprises shades of blue effortlessly. Leaving her tresses loose, she has donned neutral makeup with nude lips.
2. Sonam Kapoor
Sonam is prima donna when it comes to making fashion statements. This version of contemporary meets traditional is the look to dig out for. Sky blue floral-printed saree paired with a lavender blouse creates perfect colour contrast.
3. Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty looks svelte and a royalty in this silver blue saree gown. The saree is draped in an unconventional way that oozes oomph and elegance. To accessorise her look she has opted for royal blue jewellery pieces. The muted makeup is on point.
4. Vidya Balan
Vidya is the queen of wearing sarees, her favourite being the Kanjivaram sarees. Although in this look, Vidya has styled her saree rather differently with a contrasting plain black short-long blouse. Black compliments all colours of outfits. It is not often that Vidya experiments, but this look suits her.
When it comes to dressing up for festive occasions, there are no set rules. Fashion is what you are most comfortable in. These saree looks donned by the actresses can easily be replicated this Navratri. While the festival is coming to an end, make the most in the last two days of the festival. Gear up for the dandiya and garba nights and dance the night away while remembering Goddess Durga. Happy Navratri 2018!