Pahela Falgun brings colour & Style
Pohela Falgun, the first day of the Bengali month Falgun, heralds a new change to the nature. It provides the respite from the colourless monotony of winter and from the harsher, longer days of heat and humidity that await us. Therefore it is celebrated traditionally with flowers, poems, songs and dances in our country.Falgun is the eleventh month in the Bengali calendar and the first month of the season, Spring, the king of all the six seasons that brings back warm sunshine, budding flowers and dancing of birds.
The first of Falgun is known as Pahela Falgun and usually falls on February 13 of the Gregorian calendar.
After the dryness of winter, new leaves start to come out again and the nature adorns the branches with new colorful flowers such as shimul, polash and marigold. Especially the "Krishnachura" brings the news of spring or Boshonto first. It brings joys and colours both in nature and life. The season enthuses the Bengali to celebrate it with utmost passion.
Clad in yellow, orange and other bright colours that symbolise the Bangla season Bashanto (Spring), the people are in line for welcoming the season with a myriad of flowers, poems, songs and dances.
People wear colourful clothes on this day with the trendy fashion and style. One can opt for shades in yellow, orange, red, green, reddish brown. Pohela Falgun is the occasion to show your elegance in classic Bengali attire.
To celebrate this sweet and special day, make your fashion one that you will remember lifelong.
The weather is comparatively warmer during daytime so its batter select outfit in cotton, kota, khaadi, cotton katan or crepe. Fashion houses Bishwo Rang, Anjans, Arong, Kay-Kraft, Deshi Dosh, has arranged wide ranges of special bosonto collection.
Just bright clothes are not enough. The women have to be dressed impeccably from head to toe with makeup on point and the floral embellishments in perfect discipline.
Without ornaments, women's get up can't be fulfilled. Women may select flower jewelries on Pohela Falgun. Fresh flowers are iconic symbols of Pohela Falgun. A woman's appearance is incomplete without floral ornaments or flowers adorning the hair. Flowers also can be used to decorate woman's hand or neck. For the rest, you could feel free with any makeover. As for the accessories, it doesn't need to be something exceptionally gorgeous. In fact, the simpler you keep it, the better.