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Awesome Saree drapes – Part 2

Awesome saree drapes
Nisha Joshi
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Hello ladies! Last time, we saw a list of wearing a saree in various ways. If you missed it, read the blog here – Amazing saree drapes to rock this wedding season! We continue with awesome saree drapes for the festive season.
We all love saree because of the obvious reason –
Saree doesn’t ask you fit in, it helps you to stand out!
This week, we will see few more ways of draping a saree and look different and sexy. Yes, a saree is anything but boring, didn’t I say so?
You can buy your favourite set of saree on Myntra and try our various saree draping methods!

Awesome Saree drapes for the festive season

1. ​Bollywood style

​We are influenced by Bollywood a lot. Hence, it doesn’t come as a surprise that saree draping should take some lessons from there too. In Bollywood style saree draping, the pallu is pinned up very thinly, exposing the breasts and the midriff. The pleats are minute, giving a flowy effect. To summarize, this saree draping style is very sexy and can be worn by women having oodles of confidence to show off their curves.

2. ​Mermaid style

This was an old style of saree draping, which is making a comeback as a popular style among girls in weddings nowadays, including the bride. It makes the wearer look very beautiful and graceful. And, it suits all body types. This is worn like a skirt, giving accent to curves. Hence, it is preferred by women who are curvy or short. If you have a saree with a heavy pallu or a grand border, wear it in the mermaid style.

3. Dhoti style

The dhoti is a garment typically worn by men. However, now women have taken it upon themselves to wear it too. And they also gave it a new twist, by tying a saree as a dhoti! It is the new look in town, giving women a tremendous boost in confidence.
You will also like: My guide to Ethnic wear!

4. ​Pants style

​This is a very new and bold Indo Western look that has come in this year. of course, you don’t need to wear a petticoat for this. Instead, you just need a pair or leggings or pants. A well-fitting blouse is a must. Easy to wear and elegant to see, this saree style is now gaining popularity rapidly.

5. ​Inverted Pallu style

​Deepika Padukone made this style of saree draping in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani‘s Badtameez Dil song. She gave a twist to a simple saree and wore it with such élan that all women went gaga over it. By a simple trick of tucking the upper edge of the saree inverted, you end up being the sexiest lady on the premises.

6. ​Half Saree style

The half saree has been around for quite a long time. And, it is very popular in South India. It has made a comeback now, after Deepika Padukone flaunted it in Chennai Express. And the best part is, now you can wear this using a regular saree too! Just tuck in the loose side of the saree on the left side over your pleats and you are done. As a result, it shows your waistline quite slimmer and you look elegant.

7. ​Rajrani style

This is a modified version of the Gujarati style saree. In this style, the pallu, brought from the back to the front, is again folded in the V shape and pinned on the left shoulder. As this is best suited for sarees with a heavy pallu, hence, this style gives you a royal look instantly, as the name suggests, .

8. ​Scarf style

Just wrap the pallu around your neck like a scarf. Wear a t-shirt or a blouse. Wear a kurti. Just mix and match and rock this uber casual look
​One simple 6-yard piece of cloth, and just check out how many ways we can drape it and make ourselves look beautiful!! Seems like magic!
Do you know any other styles of saree draping? The wedding season is still on!
Post your pics flaunting a saree! Let’s show off our beautiful curves…
Happy saree draping!
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Nisha Joshi

Nisha Joshi

Homemaker, new mother, true punekar, bookworm, blogger, photographer, budding chef, music enthusiast, likes to keep her fingers in many pies!

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