Roy, Indian Fashion Designer answers the basic questions on
how to drape and buy a Saree.
Saree (Sari), an Indian wear makes a woman look graceful, stylish,
elegant and sensuous. But it's important to drape a Saree
properly as a clumsily draped Saree (sari) brings down the
look of the Saree and spoils the whole appearance. Some
basic steps on how to buy and drape a Saree .
Buying Sarees : -
on heavier side should buy sarees (saris) in Georgette, Chiffon
or Chignon. Heavy Mysore Silk sarees (saris) look beautiful
and one tends to look slimmer.
Shorter women should buy sarees with small borders or
no borders. They should definitely avoid big borders
as big borders make one look shorter.
Thin women should buy Organza, Cotton, Tissue and Tussar
Sarees. These Sarees (saris) gives a fuller effect.
In printed Sarees, avoid big prints, as it gives a gaudy
and a huge look. Delicate print on a Saree, gives a
Dark skin color women should generally buy dark colours
like maroon, green, dark pink etc.
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Few Tips on Draping a Saree : -
In office Pinup your Saree, this looks smart and is
For an outing or a function, just pinup the tip of the
saree and let the rest fall on your hand. This gives
a very graceful look. But of course the Saree should
have a good fall.
Cotton, Tissue or any starched Sarees should be ironed
properly and at the time of draping, the pleats should
be done with your hands pressing and shaping it properly.
Put the pin on the back shoulder as this keeps the saree
intact and does not show the pin too.
Don't wear a very flared petticoat inside.