What to wear for Ganesh Chaturthi?

India is a land of diverse festivities, traditions, cultures and occasions. A lot of different festivals are celebrated in different states or parts of the country. Known as an important occasion in the Hindu calendar, Ganesh Chaturthi is the festival related to Lord Ganesh. As the second son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, he was quite adorable and the might Lord Shiva bestowed him with the blessing of being worshiped before any other god. This is the reason that worshiping Lord Ganesh before starting any new work is considered highly auspicious.

Ganesh Chaturthi which is also called as Vinayak Chaturthi, the festival is celebrated with much pomp and enthusiasm. The beauty of the festival lies in the decorations, happiness and excitement prevailing throughout the festival. This auspicious festival includes colorful traditional attires, exotic regional dishes and beating of drums with dance. It’s that time of the year where one has to dress well for the occasion, since there will always be a stream of visitors at home or a trip round the clock to open pandals, the festival is incomplete without being in the right and latest attire.

We bring forward to you some of the elegant looks to be followed for your Ganesh Chaturthi parties or get together, to make you the show stealer.

Saree will be a definite part of your Ganesh Chaturthi wardrobe. Whatever the style you drape into, saree has always proved to be the most sensuous for women. Sweet heart necklines and dramatic curves in your blouse will make you the festival diva. You should select sarees with delicate border in moti work, buti work or cut work. Pair it with a heavy embroidered blouse to have a royal intrigue. Sarees in elegant fabrics like Georgette, crepe and chiffon are fast becoming a manageable option for the new generation who now wants to divert to wearable traditional drapes. To add elegance and shimmer to the occasion wear a saree with a little diamond work on it.


Straight cut suits with ornate borders and minimal embroidery are in demand. Opt for basic side cut dresses in various necklines to combine the traditional touch with modernity. Printed dupatta adds a charm to the look. This attire will give you ease, as during the festival there is a lot of work that has to be taken care of. Basic embroidery adds a value addition to the outfit. It is ideal to pair it with churidars to have a sleek yet classy appeal.


Men are in no way behind where fashion is concerned for this Ganesh Chaturthi. Men’s fashion has been making inroads and this Ganesh Chaturthi, select vibrant color Kurtas and churidars. The kurta is undergoing a revolution from cotton to jacquard with potli buttons. Unique silhouettes with unseen colors are going to see this season. To increase the glam quotient basic embroidery around the placket is the right choice. Indo-western look is both smart and practical festival wear and never goes out of trend. The fusion statement can be short kurtas and jeans for meeting friends and for pandal hopping.


Eleven days and a different dress each day; from the conventional to modern, take your pick from a variety of styles that reflect your fashion statement. Rajwadi.com is a one stop store where you can get both traditional ethnic wears as well as Indo-western collections both for men & women. We keep ourselves updated with the changing scenario of the fashion world and at the same time stick to the conventional theme.

Bhagyashree. V

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