What if we tell you that you can look so darn gorgeous in a saree without breaking the bank? We give you not one, but 5-easy, breezy ways to amp up your traditional diva style!
You can look edgy, traditional or somewhere between traditional and looking modern in soft silk sarees, if you try the saree with these basic items! Most importantly, you can be you and bring your style and quirk to the outfit!
So, what are you waiting for? Take these 5-props out of your wardrobe and get ready for the fashionable twist and all the attention!
Belt out some sexiness
Wait, what? Belts? Sweeties, belts aren’t for your LBDs or denim. A belt with a saree can let you create the perfect silhouette while keeping the saree in place. So, go ahead, dance your heart out, your saree isn’t going anywhere!
Be at the top of your style game!
It is time to dig out that old crop top, sports jersey, the white shirt you don’t like anymore, the work blazer you borrowed from your ex for a conference, the blingy outdated kurta your mother sent with ladoos and the favourite denim jacket. Why, you ask? Because you are going to wear it as a blouse! Just use some basic styling sense to rock this style! A crisp white shirt would go best with a colourful or check Pochampally saree. A blingy kurta with heavy embroidered neck pattern can be best paired with light fabric and solid colours.
Pant it up
Frankly, petticoats give your saree the much-needed flow and enhance its femininity. Of course, the drawstring is too much and deserves a research of its own about how it holds all that six yards of sexiness! So, what do you do? You ditch them and wear pants! Show the saree who’s the boss in this game by wearing the saree with a pair of leggings or pants!
High heels, naah!
If you can wear and strut around those heels, good for you! Though there is no obligation to wear a saree with heels. Your grandmother or mother who have been used to wear saree on a day to day basis, wear their regular flats and still manage to look amazing. If you have to walk around a lot or work late hours, the combination of heels and saree can be particularly very tricky! This is why we ask you to stick to your favourite sneakers! They look amazing and give you utmost comfort! So, run, dance and be merry!
Double the pallu. Double the swag.
What could be better than one pallu? Of course, two! Use that zari dupatta of an old lehenga or salwar suit to pep up the traditional chic look. Wear a floral print with a solid colour plain saree or go for colour block. You can use the same colour dupatta too, with print or a different shade to give it a royal appeal.