Different ways of Draping sarees in india

Nivi Saree Style:

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Introduction

The Nivi style of Saree draping is possibly the most popular of them all and in practice for long. For the locals, it is a traditional form of draping a Saree. However, with its versatility to suit any occasion, nivi style has become universal and represents the cultural heritage of India.Nivi style of Saree draping finds its origin in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.

Requirements

Your style requirements for Nivi style Saree draping will comprise of:
A stylish Saree- A matching Inskirt -A fitted Blouse -A pair of comfortable heels -Complimenting Jewelry-safety pins


 

How to Drape Nivi Style Saree

1.       start with tucking one end of the Saree in the inskirt and wrap one full round.

2.       Ensure the Saree length falls just an inch short of the floor.

3.       pick the other end of the Saree and make 6-7 pallu pleats.

4.       Hold the pleat and from around the back bring it to the front.

5.      Take the pleated pallu over the left side shoulder, pin it up neatly on the shoulder and leave the pallu hanging.

6.      Now, focusing on the untied portion of the Saree, hold the Saree upper edge from the left side and tuck it in the inskirt towards right.

7.     Make 6-7 pleats on the untied Saree portion and tuck it in the inskirt, pleats facing left side.

8.     To hold the pleat in place make sure you pin it together from inside.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1.      Wear a inskirt or petticoat of the same color as the Saree.

2.      Be set with your footwear beforehand to get the right side length of Saree at the foot.

3.      Keep safety pin handy for quick pin-ups.

4.      Be ready with make-up, to save on time.

5.      Accessorize with Jewelry.

Given the ease and simplicity of nivi style, you can easily pick any kind of Saree, embellished, embroidered or printed and do it in a Nivi style. The Nivi style Saree draping ensures that you get a graceful, picture perfect look.

Bengali Saree Style:

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Introduction

The Bengali style Saree is a must have for grand occasions, celebration and festival gatherings.Perfectly complimenting the grace and wardrobe of style divas, Bengali style Saree draping looks more gorgeous than it ever has in Sarees with intricate borders and bright hues.

Requirements

Your style requirements for Bengali style Saree draping includes:

A traditional white Saree with red border – Round red bindi – A pair of heels – Staple filigree Jewelry – Safety pins – Blouse with puff sleeves – petticoat -Red and white bangles – A keyring or trinket

 

 

How to Drape Bengali Style Saree

1.   start with tucking the Saree end from the right side of the waist and until it completes one full round back to the right side.

2.   Then tuck the Saree across from right side of the waist to left side and then, the reverse from left side to right side.

3.   Repeat the step two times.

4.   Now make pallu pleats and place it on the left side shoulder such that it makes a deep U in the front.

5.   pick a pallu corner and tie a trinket to it the pack of keys or an antique silver keyholder.

6.   Bring the pallu corner to the front side under the right hand and place it on your right shoulder.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1. Always wear Saree without a fall lining.

2. Wear your heels beforehand to get the right side length of Saree at the ankle.

3. Remember to tie a key ring and trinket to the pallu end.

4. Keep safety pin close for quick pin-ups.

5. Be ready with basic make-ups and save time for touch-ups later.

Hope this has helped you grow at ease with how to wear a Saree in Bollywood most celebrated Bengali style drape.

Lehenga Saree Style:

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Introduction

Due to its uniqueness of merging two traditional dress forms, this style is only worn on occasions and celebrations.The Lehenga style Saree draping is a way of wearing a Saree that gives an impression of a Lehenga.

Requirements

Before you begin with Lehenga style Sarees draping, be prepared with:

Satin inskirt or petticoat – A pair of heels -Heavy stone Jewelry – Plenty of bangles – Few safety pins-An embellished Saree – A classy blouse

 

 

How to Drape Lehenga Style Saree

1.   Start by tucking the Saree starting from center back only until right of the waist.

2.   Make pleats measuring a span width such that you get 5 pleat in between right to left of the waist.

3.   Now, tuck the Saree until center back such that the Saree completes one round around the waist to the starting.

4.   Take a pallu to make pallu pleats.

5.   Bring the pallu to the front, place it on the right side shoulder and pin it up neatly.

6.   Now, hold the upper corner of the pallu and take it left side up until side waist and pin it up.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1.      Feel free to adjust the numbers of pleats to suit your body frame.

2.      To avoid fluffiness around the waist,wearing an inskirt or petticoat that has a belt fastener instead of the traditional string.

3.      Make sure to wear your footwear beforehand to get the right side length of Saree.

4.      Keep safety pin for easy pin-ups.

5.      Be ready with make-up.

Refer to this drape style everytime you want to look gorgeous. All it needs is just a draping twist to any of your Sarees.

Gujarati Saree Style:

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Introduction

Well suited for any occasion, be it for casual wear or on special occasions, the Gujarati style Saree wearing adds a touch of Western India to your style.The Gujarati Saree draping is a very traditional and elegant way of draping a Saree. With this style, you get to show off the intricately bordered pallus in full.

Requirements

The main composition for a Gujarati Saree draping comes with:
An Embellished Saree -footwear – Jewelry in gold – Hued glass bangles – safety pins

 

 

How to Drape Gujarati Style Saree

1.   Tuck the Saree in the inskirt starting from the right side to the left side and bring it around to the front.

2.   make the pleats & tuck it neatly with the pleats facing right.

3.   Take a pallu end and make pallu pleats.

4.   Then, take the pallu around from the back over to the right side shoulder and pin it up neatly leaving pleats hanging in the front.

5.   Pin the hanging pleats on the left of your waist.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1.     matching inskirt.

2.      You can arrange pallu beforehand and pin it to hold it in place, even when you store the Saree.

3.      Settle in your footwear beforehand to get the right side length of Saree at the foot.

4.      Keep safety pin handy for easy tucks & pin-ups.

5.      Be ready with make-up, to save on time.

6.      traditional Jewelry as accessories.

The traditional Gujarati Saree, are called Bandhej/Bandhani/Leheriya, made by a technique of Tie & Dye. This produces distinctive patterns making each piece unique. They are made mainly of Silk, Satin, Cotton & Georgette.These Saree are best suited for Indian Festivals.

Mumtaz Saree Style:

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Introduction

Looking at the glamor act of yesteryear actress Mumtaz in the evergreen song, must have made you think about how to wear Mumtaz style Saree.This style defines elegance that displays beauty of a bygone era.

Requirements

Get set to drape up in Mumtaz style Saree with the following:
An inskirt or petticoat – A pair of heels-Complementing Jewelry – safety pins-A solid colored Saree with border – A sleeveless blouse

 

How to Drape Mumtaz Style Saree

1.   We start with tucking one end of the Saree in the in-skirt and wrap one full round.

2.   Ensure the mumtaz Saree length falls just an inch short of the floor.

3.   Make only 1-2 pleats and tuck it in the in-skirt centre facing left side.

4.   Bring the untied mumtaz Saree portion from around the back to the front and tuck it 4-5 inch above the full length of the Saree.

5.   Now, repeat the step of wrapping the untied Saree portion and tucking it 4-5 inch above the first round of the mumtaz Saree.

6.   Next, let make 6-7 pallu pleats of the untied Saree portion.

7.   Bring it from around the back over the left side shoulder and fasten it with a pin.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1.     Make sure to wear your heels beforehand to get the right side length of Saree.

2.      You can add one more round four or five inch above the earlier round of mumtaz Saree to get a slimmer look.

3.      Instead of pleating the pallu, you can gather the pallu and fling it back.

4.      To get the flawless look, take the pallu length just above the hip level.

5.      take safety pins close for easy pin-ups.

6.      Be ready with make-up to save on time.

Go on flamboyant style, when you have retro dressing on your mind.

Maharashtrian Saree Style:

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Introduction

Owing to its uniqueness, the general question about the Marathi Saree style wearing is how to drape the Saree? We help answering it in a few simple steps.Now, introduce you to the Maharashtrian saree style of wearing a Saree. With its distinctive style of draping, it accentuates the body while highlighting a rustic upcountry charm.

Requirements

For Maharashtrian saree style of wearing a Saree, the main composition is:
A nose pin- a bindi,-set of glass bangles and golden temple Jewelry – A pair of footwear- preferably flat -safety pins-A Paithani Saree – A pair of cycling shorts and a matching blouse
How to Drape Maharashtrian Style Saree

1.   Hold one end of the Maharashtrian Saree and wrap a full circle around the waist.

2.   Taking some inches of both side edges, tie a knot around the waist center.

3.   In Maharashtrian Style Saree, Hold the shorter end at the bottom, bring it back under the legs and tuck it in the center back.

4.   Now, keep the untied portion of the Saree and make 5-6 pleats and tuck it in around the waist center.

5.   Make 5-6 pallu pleats.

6.   Bring the pleats from around the back to the front, place it over the left side shoulder and pin it up neatly.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1.     Wear cycling shorts instead of inskirt for drape Maharashtrian style.

2.      Ensure to tie a tight knot around the waist center.

3.      Since, our footwear recommendation for Maharashtrian drape is flat-heels, you can always slip them on after the drape.

4.      Keep a some clamps and safety pins handy for quick pin-ups.

6.      Be ready with make-up.

Sarees most suited for Maharashtrian style are all types of Silk and Paithani Sarees. A coveted heirloom and the most popular of varieties from Maharashtra, hand crafted from exquisite silk, and are known for their Pallu designs which are adorned with various distinctive Indian Ethnic motifs.

Mermaid Saree Style:

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Introduction

A perfect sartorial metaphor of the Indian woman, Mermaid style reflects the dynamic personality that she harbors.Mermaid style of Saree draping is representative of the present times. An amalgamation of the traditional and the modern, Mermaid style Saree draping is one that suits most body frames, especially large ones and is rather very simple to wear.

Requirements

Before you begin with a mermaid saree drape, here’s what you need:
An embellished Saree with contrast pallu – A matching inskirt or petticoat -A pair of heels – Jewelry encrusted with gemstones – Some safety pins-A designer blouse
How to Drape Mermaid Style Saree

1.   Now, start with tucking one end of the Saree in the in-skirt and wrap one full round.

2.   Make sure the Saree length falls just an inch short of the floor.

3.   Now, pick the other end of the mermaid Saree and make pallu pleats.

4.   Hold the pallu pleats, from around the back bring it to the front and place it over the right side shoulder.

5.   Leave the pallu hanging such that it falls 4-5 inches short of the floor.

6.   Tuck the leftover untidy portion of the mermaid Saree in the in-skirt.

7.   Now hold the pallu from an inside pleat corner and from around the back bring it to the front side.

8.   After that Pin the pallu corner on the in-skirt a span length below the waist, beneath the pallu.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1.     Choose a Mermaid Saree with contrast pallu to get the color blocked look.

2.      Now,Pulling and pinning the pallu corner firmly gives a fitted look around the waist.

3.      Save your time in pleats and palla by keeping it pinned in place earlier.

4.      Ensure to wear your sandals beforehand to get the right length of Saree.

6.      then,Keep safety pins close.

7.      Be ready with basic make-up to save on time.

With this style of Saree draping, you get a style that is perfectly suited for the Indian woman, embodying grace of Indian heritage and the dynamism of today.Try it for a social gathering at home!

Rajrani Saree Style:

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Introduction

Rajrani Style is perfect for all those august occasions, which require the right mix of subtle show and regal glamour.Typically, This Style of Saree Draping requires a heavily embellished Saree paired with comfortable heels and complementing Jewellery.Rajrani Style of Saree Draping is a take on the royal style of wearing a Rajrani Saree. The Rajrani infuses an element of grandeur that India is known for.

Requirements

For Rajrani Style of Saree Draping, you need following:
A heavily embellished Saree – A fitted blouse – Jewelry like Bangles, Earrings and  Neckpiece – A pair of stylish Footwear, preferably heeled -Some safety pins- A matching inskirt or petticoat
How to Drape Rajrani Style Saree

1.   Hold one end of the Saree and tuck it neatly in the inskirt at the center.

2.   Now take the Rajrani Saree around, bring it to the front & tuck it neatly.

3.   Then, hold the Pallu from the back, bring it to the front and make your pleats. Drop it on your right side shoulder, the loose end being a little above your knee.

4.   Pin it up now on your right side shoulder.

5.   Keep the Saree in the middle section and make around 6-7 pleats. This drape is unique because the pleats are tucked in the in-skirt facing the right.

6.   Then, take the Pallu end and pin it up on the left shoulder to make a V style.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1.     Always wear your footwear before hand to get the right length of Rajrani Saree.

2.      Always pin the Saree at 3 places Waist pleats, Pallu pleats and Pallu to blouse or top. Add more pins, sometime required, depending on drape styles.

3.      Be ready with make-up and save time for touch-ups later.

Rajrani style saree is the most Royal drape of all. Heavy embellished Sarees, Sarees with double side borders in rich fabrics like Velvet, Brocade, Jaquard and Silk are most suited for the drape.

Indo Western Saree Style:

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Introduction

Usually worn in printed or color block Sarees by ladies who like to make a fashion statement, this form is fast becoming a global trend.The spotlight moves onto the contemporary style of Saree draping. Popularly known as the Indo Western style of wearing a Sarees, this drape is an innovative adaptation of the traditional one.

Requirements

The Indo Western style Saree Wearing needs the following:
A smart blouse Top – A smart Jacket -A pair of Stilettos -Some safety pins-Designer Printed Saree – Complementing Jegging
How to Drape Indo Western Style Saree

1.   Hold one end of the Saree, make 6-7 pleats and tuck it in the centre facing left.

2.   Tuck such that the remaining length of the Saree is to your left side and emerges from the inner most pleat.

3.   Make sure the Saree length falls just an inch short of the floor.

4.   Then,Tuck Saree towards left measuring your span width. You can even tuck the Saree half way around the back.

5.   Now,pick the other end of the Saree, make pallu pleats.

6.   Bring the pleats from around the back to front and place it over the left side shoulder.

7.   Leave the Saree loose so that it makes a deep U style on the right of the waist.

8.   Then, pin the pallu pleats neatly on the shoulder.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1.     Wear Jeggings instead of inskirt for this drape style.

2.      Always wear footwear beforehand to get the right length of Saree at the foot.

3.      Let’s Secure pallu pleats with the help of clamps.

4.      Be ready with make-up, to save on overall dressing time.

5.      Hold trendy Jewelry for accessorizing.

The Indo Western saree drape is a designer interpretation of Saree draping for Global wear-ability. Printed, Color Blocked or modern patterned Sarees are fused with western wear like jeans, tops, skirts creating a designer look.
Indo Western saree is well suited for Grand Galas or even a Wine & Cheese party!

Double Sarees Style:

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Introduction

The Double Sarees drape is a unique style, where you drape two Sarees seamlessly.It is a sure shot fix to stand out even in a predominantly Indian setting. we resolve your queries about how to wear double style Saree. Here, we give you the essential guide to double style Sarees draping steps. Given that double style Saree draping is a blend of modern and traditional, it is quite popular with fashionistas today.

Requirements

Style requirement for double Sarees style includes:
Two contrasting/complimenting Sarees- An inskirt or petticoat -A pair of matching footwear -Some Light Jewelry – Some safety pins-A matching blouse
How to Drape Indo Western Style Saree

1.   Let’s begin with the first Saree: take one end of the Saree, make 6-7 pleats and tuck it in the in-skirt centre facing left side.

2.   Make sure the tucked Saree falls just an inch short of the floor.

3.   Then, take the pallu end & make pallu pleats .

4.   Keep the pleats and from around the back bring it to the front.

5.   Hold the pleated pallu, place it over the left shoulder, pin it up neatly and leave the pallu hanging.

6.   Now, let’s take the second Saree, make 6-7 pleats and tuck it in the in-skirt center facing right & overlapping the former Saree pleats.

7.   Then, take the pallu end & make the pallu pleats

8.   Keep the pleats and this time bring it from around the back from the other side to the front over the right side shoulder and fix it with a pin.

Saree draping Tips & Tricks

1.   Make sure Balance the length of the pallu beforehand and pin it to keep it intact.

2.      Ensure to wear your footwear beforehand to get the right length of Saree.

3.      Always pin the Saree at 3 places Waist pleats, Pallu pleats and Pallu to blouse or top. Add more pins, sometimes required, depending on drape styles .

4.      Hold a few safety pins close for quick pin-ups.

5.      Be ready with make-up to save on time.

For a polished preppy look and feel and if you need to look absolutely unique, Double Sarees Style is the best choice.

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