Onam is biggest festivals of Kerala, and for Malayalis within India and all around the world. It is an amazing ten days of festivities and carnivals in Kerala. People enjoy this festival, signifies and celebrates the home coming of the king “Mahabali
”. Traditionally, it is combined with the rice harvest and rain flower blooming of the state giving it an all new significance. It is belief in Kerala that the King Mahabaliwill surely return during Onam to see his people happy and celebrating because of his profound love for the kingdom. It is also celebrated as New Year for Malayali Hindus. Hence, this festival becomes so important and significant for the people, so the dressing and attires have to be amazing too and SringaarFashion
offers a completely new range of Onam collection
during the season, reflecting the rich cultural heritage and awesome tradition of Kerala. But, deciding on what to wear can be a tricky job thus, we are here to help you with
Here is a catalog of ten different attires that you would love to show-off on this carnival of festivities with an oomph yet traditional facet.
Day 1: Atham
The first day of the ritual begins with a traditional procession in ceremonial robes to mark the homecoming of The King’s army. Folk art of Elephant rides, Horse Riding show cased with music and dancing are a few highlights of the day and hence should be reflected in the clothing two. So for the first day, Sringaar Fashion
recommends you the bright yellow lehenga for the significance of the day and color yellow in it.
Day 2: Chithira
The next day of celebrations is signified for the two colors of Orange and cream yellow that should be reflected on the garments as well. Therefore, for the second day we suggest to have the orange and cream yellow saree with a pinchof red to honor this tradition of Kerala.
Day 3: Chodi
With the festive fever and heat of Onam catching up, this day signifies the blooming of almost 5 varieties of flowers and shopping for friends and relatives. Bringing out the palette for the day, it would be best to wear traditional andcomfortable clothes for the day to concentrate on shopping, what women love best!!! Check out latest collection
for this day at our web store.
Day 4: Vishakam
One of the most auspicious, busiest and celebrated day of Onam, it signifies the harvest and competitions for the locals. So competition for wonderful attires would be there, be at ease since it is going to be a long day ahead with some beautiful lehenga
and Saree or Lehenga Saree
Day 5: Anizham
The dress rehearsal is finally here! Bring out your party wear clothes for some Vallam Kali (Snake Boat festival) and Aranmula boat race rehearsal. If you see an empty wardrobe, check out amazing party wear collection
Day 6: Thriketa
Another bunch of 5-6 flowers blossom on this day marking the beginning of holiday season as most people pack up to leave for their hometowns to join the festivities. Homecoming of family members has to be special with bright silk sarees
to echo the music of festival, ritual and joy.
Day 7: Moolam
Fireworks and Rangolis are among the best part of the day. With everything so bright and beautiful, your clothes should also be bright and beautiful. Pull out your traditional lehenga
to celebrate the day.
Day 8: Pooradam
Cotton sarees are the most beautiful attire for puja that is the significant event of the day. The idols of Mahabali and Vamana are taken to the water banks for a cleansing ritual, to be a ritualist in Indian Ethnic style, we suggest Yellow Cotton Saris, authentic red sarees
Day 9: Uthradom
TheUthradom is also known as the first Onam as it is considered as the day The King Mahabali set first foot in Kerala. Hence, the attire is completely traditional with red or golden border silk sarees and lehenga with some traditional gold or ethnic imitation jewelry
to celebrate the arrival of the King.
Day 10: Thiruvonam
The last day of the festival, popularly known as second Onam
, is a day when the beloved king would return to the spiritual world, happy after seeing his kingdom rejoicing. Therefore, most people dress up in their best traditional clothes and jewelry to send him with a happy and contended heart.