Saree With A Twist

With festive season around the corner, there have been quite a few requests on my Instagram about some ideas on festive outfits. Well, I have two main versions of festive looks in my mind currently. One, which involves bold experimentation of the blend of fashion and tradition and the other being, the usual effortless ethnic styles which everyone could happily carry πŸ™‚

Let me go with the first i.e experimenting with fashion in this blog post and the second one would be lined up for the next week. Stay Tuned πŸ˜€

Six yards of Indian saree allows one to create insane variety of looks, due to the flexibility and the length of the fabric. One of my previous posts showed how to style a saree with denim and this one would be another turn-around. This saree is older than me πŸ˜› , probably 26 years, I obviously picked it from my mom’s wardrobe.

I remember I saw my granny wearing saree in a dhoti style (with the usual pallu style).I still find people in some of the remote villages wearing it in that manner. My granny is definitely a trend setter πŸ™‚ Taking cue from her style, I styled this saree as a dhoti with a front pallu and accessorized with a wide belt to give a different look to the saree. You could also use corset belts instead of the normal ones, I didn’t have one so I wore the normal one.

As you know, silver jewellery is my best companion to slay any look- so, I used my weapon here. I used a crop top as blouse for this look πŸ™‚

I wanted to give a crude look to my hair, so left it untouched in my usual messy and wavy texture.

If you love experimenting in a subtle way but not the bold way, here are some styling tips for the festive season πŸ™‚

  • Use an off-shoulder top / crop-top as a blouse
  • Change your hairstyle- may be, go for a half bun
  • Include statement sleeves in your usual blouse patterns
  • Wear a long ethnic overcoat on your saree, may be something like this

Stay connected through InstagramΒ to find out more such tips πŸ™‚

Here goes the look πŸ™‚

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Hope you enjoyed it πŸ™‚ Do leave your comments on this post

Saree : Mom’s saree | Jewelry : Street buyΒ  | Belt : Chemistry | Top : Tailormade | Heels : Ajio

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