The authentic Indian art saree has undergone a tremendous change ever since its first appearance in the Bollywood cinema. Talking of Bollywood and the leading ladies who personified their elegance and charm with different draping styles and a myriad of fabrics in the wonderful nine yards of drape, sarees became synonymous to every Indian woman’s regular wardrobe staple. However, with the changing times and dynamic evolution of this unique ethnic wear, several innovations and style statement twists have been observed. For instance; Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and Shraddha Kapoor bringing to the foray a completely different picture of how a modern Indian woman can style and drape her saree in a contemporary way and yet strut like a pro!
Gone are the days when the cocktail dresses and LBD’s were every girl’s best friend and Indian ethnic wear took a backseat, remember the 90’s? Well, we’re glad to announce that sarees are back with a bang and how! A wide range of designer sarees featuring gorgeous embroidery and thread work can be draped in a way that unleashes the diva in you! How about experimenting a bit with your tiny piece of blouse and upping the style quotient of your mundane ethnic ensemble. Go for halter necks or tie ups, strappy blouses or just keep it bare, because millennial prefer it casual and chic.
Here are some of the most impeccable trends and styles to look out for when choosing a saree for yourself:
We’re crushing at this trend ever since Kareena Kapoor grooved in a designer lehenga saree in the dramatic Bollywood flick K3G that still pounds our hearts on the song “Leja Leja” and the rest is history. Women started to embrace the trend and lehenga sarees became a huge fashion statement especially in the metro cities. A sari can be turned into a lehenga saree with a twisted draping by taking your pallu in an unconventional way. Voila, that’s how you do it! However, there are a variety of options to choose from in the market that can totally bring out the unreal fashionista in you.
Half Half Saree
Either you own this one or are planning to get your hands on this beauty. Half half sarees are simply magical because they offer you a contemporary and exotic blend of designs and colors, just what you need to stand out in the crowd. An exemplary half half saree is available in a plethora of designs to choose from and you can drape it like a boss to festivals, special occasions and ceremonies. The gorgeous detailing on the pleats is absolutely in contrast to your pallu which is what make these uniquely designed ensembles both envy-worthy and a head turner.
A major hassle in every modern Indian woman’s life is to perhaps learn on how to drape a saree perfectly. This can sometimes be awkward and trouble especially when there’s no one around to help you out. But what if we told you that you can now invest in the effortless pre-stitched sarees that will allow you to dress up in just a few seconds? Doesn’t that sound like a dream? No more dreading to drape the nine yards and casually sashay in your saree just like your casual everyday wear.
Hot Em’Up Blouse
The quintessential piece of clothing that adds an edge to your personality is a blouse. A blouse comes in an umpteen range of styles, cuts and fabrics that makes it a great investment. Not just for your saree but also to leverage your look with Indo-Fusion wear. Crop tops are highly accepted as blouses and can be paired with your sarees oh so effortlessly. Further to this, you can experiment with the latest trends and get yourself a perfectly tailored halter blouse, stylish cold shoulder, off shoulder, ruffled, peplum or even a jacket blouse. The possibilities are endless and so are the creative designer aesthetics that shall add a personal element of style, vogue and high fashion. If that sounds a lot like you, take a pledge and get yourself a sassy blouse!
Thanks to the Indian designers for evolving and changing the paradigm of the Indian saree in today’s era. Women love everything basic, casual, effortless and extremely functional. Fashion has indeed changed a lot and for the better, we’d say! Celebrities are often spotted wearing this trend and so are the commoners who didn’t fail to carry this millennial look with equal charm and grace. Pant sarees are the revolutionary concept that blends seamlessly the best of western and eastern sensibilities thereby offering women a piece of clothing to flaunt at work or parties. Pockets and pants help in letting women walk and store stuff easily making them a go-to clothing piece for their daily errands.
Article By : Ambika Asthana