Are you bored of the same old traditional way of draping your saree?
Do you want to dip your toes into new and funkier ways of draping your saree but are concerned about how they would actually look like?
Well, fret not as your girl here is ‘bout to give you some tips and tricks to drape your saree like an Indian American Boss!
For some of us, who are not used to handling a traditional saree often, it is not cakewalk to carry one during our many special events either. The Desi-fusion saree draping style has been trending in festive seasons nowadays due to its unconventional yet traditional look and ease of handling.
PANT-STYLE SAREE DRAPING
Have you tried draping your saree with jeans or leggings, instead of the traditional Petticoat Skirt? You can try this awesome fusion styling idea and turn your troublesome trippy sarees into a casual outfit.
This style of draping is a favorite for Jeans Lovers, you can also try this style with leggings or jeggings. Pant Sarees are an awesome way for us fashion forwards to rock an ethnic outfit whilst in our most comfortable jeans outfits and walk freely, instead of the troublesome trippy sarees! :D
Many of our favourite Bollywood Divas have been seen flaunting these Pant style draped sarees effortlessly matching them with a casual accessories like a watch or a simple bracelet and a belt.
BLOUSE BUT A TWIST
If you are bored of wearing your saree blouse the same traditional way, I have some good tips for you!
With your saree you can try a front-tied blouse or a wrap around crop top, and tie it on top of your saree instead of underneath as you can see in the image below. Doesn’t it give a very unique fancy look? :D
HOW ABOUT NO BLOUSE?
Back in the days, sarees were traditionally draped without a blouse. However, due to social acceptance blouses have become popular in today's world.
Ever thought about using the pallu of your saree as the blouse?
This style of draping is fairly unique and bold; it creates an offbeat and casual saree look to wear in the summer.
STYLE YOUR SAREE WITH A JACKET
Well there is no doubt that any outfit goes well with a jacket to complete it. This styling is perfect for cooler weather when you want to look gorgeous in a saree but do not want to shiver in the cold!
You can pair sarees with a long overcoat, a blazer, ethnic jackets, and if paired well, denim jackets too!
NOT YOUR TYPICAL BLOUSE
Have you ever been worried that you have no blouses that go with your saree? Well here is an idea to relieve your stress! How about forget blouses and simply pair your traditional saree with a tee shirt?
If you don’t have a proper blouse stitched for any of your saree then you can just take out any crop top or tee shirt and team it up with your saree.
You can check out Jacqueline Fernandez rocking her saree with a jersey crop top.
THE GENIUS INVENTION CALLED A "BELT"
You must have heard about kamarbandh, which is an ethnic accessory typically worn to enhance the waist line.
With a similar idea, how about accessorizing your saree with a western style leather belt or any studded belt that you can tie around your belly button or above!
You can use this style for dual purpose: enhance your waist curve so it looks sexier, and keep the saree and pallu intact.
Article By : Alokebarna Das