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Styling Tips For Saree Draping: Elevate Your Ethnic Elegance

In the realm of ethnic wear, the saree stands as an epitome of grace, elegance, and timeless beauty. However, in the contemporary era, merely donning a saree is not sufficient; the key lies in the artful execution of its styling. Mastering the art of saree wearing style is not just a skill but a statement of sophistication. Whether it’s for a grand soirée or a formal gathering, wearing a saree exudes confidence and charm. Here, we present a comprehensive guide on saree styling, curated especially for those who seek to elevate their ethnic elegance.

Here are our tips & tricks for a flawless saree look!

Selecting the Perfect Saree:

The cornerstone of a stunning saree ensemble lies in the choice of saree you pick for yourself. Consider your body type and the event’s ambiance when perusing your options. Opt for opulent silk sarees for an evening shindig, linen and cotton sarees for formal gatherings, and lightweight fabrics like georgette, chiffon, or crepe for casual affairs to exude understated elegance. Picking out a perfect saree is any which way difficult, choosing saree for occasions like a wedding further raises the bar. You can put your hands down on heritage weaves like Kajivaram, Bhagalpuri, Banarasi, or Tussar to embrace the rich cultural roots.

Ananya Pandey in Ekaya

Ananya Pandey in Ekaya

Kriti Sanon in Nitya Bajaj

Kriti Sanon in Nitya Bajaj

Banarasi sari by Pinki Sinha

Banarasi sari by Pinki Sinha

Embrace Modern Draping Styles:

While traditional saree draping styles hold timeless appeal, don’t shy away from embracing modern saree draping techniques. Explore the different types of wearing saree like the dhoti style, butterfly drape, or the Indo-western fusion styles. The unconventional saree wearing style add a touch of avant-garde flair to your overall look, making a bold fashion statement.

For women who wants to skip the queue and ace the game of saree draping, we at Aashni + Co have got your back! Ditch the daunting draping process and step into the elegance of pre-draped sarees. A quick and easy way out to speak sophistication.

Pre-draped Sari by Saakshi & Kinni

Pre-draped Sari by Saakshi & Kinni

Dhoti saree by Papa Don’t Preach

Dhoti saree by Papa Don’t Preach

Perfect the Pallu Draping:

Experimenting with the different styles of wearing saree can uplift your look and take your ensemble to unparalleled heights. Try different saree draping methods while experimenting with your pallu. The traditional Ulta Pallu, for instance, is a no head banger that delivers the elegance of six-yard-beauty as assured. Nonchalantly letting it swing over your shoulder or meticulously arranging the pleats, choose, whether you want a seamless fluid look or a clean and refined presence. Opt for traditional saree draping styles for wedding reception– like the classic Nivi drape or the seedha pallu drape.

Seedha pallu drape in Ekaya’s saree

Seedha pallu drape in Ekaya’s saree

Pleated pallu drape in Ekaya’s saree

Pleated pallu drape in Ekaya’s saree

Blouse Matters:

Selecting the perfect blouse is pivotal when styling your saree, and proper fit is a must! Make sure the blouse accentuates your upper body and complements your curves.

From the array of diverse saree blouse styles pick something that best harmonizes with your saree, without overpowering it. Explore the necklines like the classic V-neck, chic boat-neck, or regal high-neck designs. We suggest you pick a blouse that makes you feel comfortable in your skin without compromising on style. Find more modern saree blouse styles like tube blouses, corsets, and bodysuits at Aashni + Co now!

Beaded embroidery blouse by Saksham & Neharicka

Beaded embroidery blouse by Saksham & Neharicka

Halter neck blouse by Ekaya

Halter neck blouse by Ekaya

Accessorize with Confidence: 

We bet, having an extravagant affair of sarees is a spectacle of wardrobe, however, complementing accessories are of equal impotence. Choose statement jewelry pieces like chandelier earrings, choker necklaces and statement cuff bracelets to accentuate your look. Slip into a lustrous metallic belt and carry an embellished clutch to exude opulence. Further, adorn your tresses with captivating accessories like, embellished hair clips, headbands or matha pattis, and add a hint of sparkle to your look.

Chandelier Earrings by Dhwani Bansal

Chandelier Earrings by Dhwani Bansal

Hair clip by Prerto

Hair clip by Prerto

Building a Saree Wardrobe:

A well-curated saree wardrobe is not merely a statement of luxury, but serves your needs right on time. From Luncheons, to hosting or attending an event, you gotta answer your wardrobe SOS everytime. By diversifying your saree collection you get to encompass a spectrum of occasions. Invest in timeless classics like woven silks for cultural get-togethers, handlooms and linens for formal events, printed poise in georgette, chiffon, crepe etc for a lighter occasion. Build a collection that caters to various moods and events, ensuring you’re always ready to make a statement.

Rani Mukerji in Chanderi sari by Masaba

Rani Mukerji in Chanderi Sari by Masaba

Rhea Chakraborty in Punit Balana

Rhea Chakraborty in Punit Balana

Celebrate Your Unique Style:

Personalize your saree ensemble to create a signature look that reflects your unique style. Experiment with draping styles, mix-and-match blouses, and statement accessories to add depth to your outfit. Pick the color that best harmonizes with your skintone, muted hues for warmed toned skin and vivid ones for the colder tones. Lastly, when draped in a saree, carry yourself with poise and confidence. Remember, it’s not just about what you wear but also, how you wear it.

Statement pearl sari by Nikhil Thampi

Statement pearl sari by Nikhil Thampi

Alia Bhatt in Sangeeta Boochra Earrings

Alia Bhatt in Sangeeta Boochra Earrings

The art of saree styling seamlessly blends tradition and modernity, offering endless possibilities for an elegant expression. Whether you seek traditional saree draping styles for wedding reception or avant-garde saree blouse styles for a chic soirée, a discerning fashionista can craft looks to suit any saree for occasions. One just gotta experiment with the different types of wearing saree. Play along with the traditional saree draping styles and master the different styles of wearing saree. Unveil your inner fashionista and discover the finest curation of designer sarees at Aashni + Co and begin your styling game now!