Saree: An attire for Any Occasion
Different Ways to Play Stylish with Sarees
When it comes to draping a saree, one can take than six yards of fabric and turn it around into an ensemble which reflects tradition, vogue and fusion.
We know it can sometimes feel monotonous to drape the same saree in the way, which is why, below are some tips and hacks on how you can game up your saree game in very simple ways.
Glam up with Some Jewels
Layer It with a Jacket
Play It Quirky with a Saree Gown
Drape It in Different Ways
Our Top 10 Picks: Grab These Timeless Sarees while the Sale Lasts
This pastel blue lehenga saree by Inddus is suited for any and every occasion and is very easy and comfortable to wear, freeing you of all the traditional saree troubles. The saree is of chiffon and net fabric and comes with an embellished border. The blouse, on the other hand, is made up of art silk fabric and gives the pastel blue saree, a striking contrast.
You can wear this one for a day function, where this elegant piece would make you stand out.
Originally priced at Rs. 8,399, you can grab this one at a 60 percent off for Rs. 3,359 from myntra.com.
Jaipur Print Chiffon Saree
This Blue Chiffon Saree has a Jaipuri Print all over it which adds vibrancy to the saree. Chiffon is a very flowy and comfortable fabric and can be worn all day long without any hassles. You can either pair it with a blue blouse or play contrast by pairing it with a pink blouse since the saree has border work on it with pink detailing.
It is right now priced for Rs. 1,799 on Jabong where it is on a 40 percent discount on its original price of Rs. 2,999.
Classic South Silk Saree
A classic addition to your saree wardrobe, this south silk saree has an off-white base with a striking silk border, giving it that vibrant look. A simple piece to be worn at any function for an elegant look, it comes with an unstitched blouse piece.
If you’re the bridesmaid or the bride’s sister, you can opt for this one to stand out and yet not overshadow the bride.
Originally priced at Rs. 1,765, you can get this an Ajio for Rs. 1,183.
This simple yet stylish printed grey and pink saree is great casual wear accompanied by an easy dinner. It is a different take on saree where you wear it with a palazzo, giving it a fusion look. You can pair it with some oxidised silver jewellery to give it an ethnic vibe. You can buy it from jabong.com for Rs. 1499.
Kalamkari Print Saree
Kalamkari is a technique where hand or block printing is used on textile. The same is also being used on sarees these days and is now becoming a trend - sarees in a traditional, simple and a quirky way. A kalamkari saree is always a stand out with its prints and patterns.
We picked this Black Kalamkari Saree with prints in contrasting shades, giving it that classic ethnic look. You can wear it for work, or for an evening dinner. It is priced at Rs. 2,299 on Ajio and right now they are offering multiple coupons that you can apply and get a discounted price!
Pure Chanderi Saree
If you’re someone who is not into embroidered or heavy sarees, then go for this simple and breezy pure chanderi saree. Chanderi is a weaving practice which originated in Madhya Pradesh and is popular for its lightweight sheer texture which nonetheless offers a luxurious feel.
We picked this beige printed saree with golden texture, giving it a simple yet occasion wear look. You can wear this for an evening party, and add some jewels if you want to elevate your look.
Originally priced at Rs. 6,999, it is right now at a 30 percent off at ajio.in and you can get it for Rs. 4,899.
Pink Cotton Saree
This ‘Many Pinks’ Saree by Suta is a hidden treasure, filled with simplicity yet a tinge on boldness with its complex print and design. Most of these patterns on their website are already sold out so make sure you get this one before this one goes out of stock too. It is priced at Rs. 1,313 only.
This printed saree is made up of cotton and does not come with a blouse. Suta offers a wide range of blouses on their website in different shades and styles. You can check out their collection and pair this saree with a contrasting or a matching blouse.
Black Booti Saree
This designer black booti saree by AM:PM is available on Ogaan which is offering a 10 percent off right now. You can get this designer ensemble for Rs. 22,455 and it is a lavish piece which can be worn for any night function, be it a cocktail, sangeet or even a wedding.
If you’re wearing this to a wedding, make sure you add some jewellery to this one, which would glam up the entire outfit.
Printed Linen Saree
This printed Saree from Anavila is a perfect classic saree which offers a blend of the traditional linen fabric with a modern twist of patterns and colours. It has a blue polka dot pattern all over it and has been designed using handwoven techniques, giving it a unique look.
You can pair it with a classic blouse which is in contrast with the shades of the saree, or even creates a fusion look by pairing it with a modern crop top.
Ogaan is right now giving a 10 percent discount on this saree and is priced at Rs. 17,550 which is a great price for a designer piece.
If you want to create a bold and young look with your saree attire, then go for this Navy Blue Striped Ruffle Saree by Inddus. It comes in a poly-georgette fabric and would be extremely comfortable and flowy. Even though this is a simple piece, it definitely is a staple piece to buy and preserve. The entire ensemble is a reflection of newness and you can also wear this time and again by playing around with the blouse. You can wear a solid navy blue blouse or create a twist by a contrast colour blouse like a hot pink or red.
The saree comes with a blouse piece and all you need to do is pair it with some junk jewellery to complete your look.
Moreover, this one is right now at 65 percent off at myntra.com and you can get it for only Rs. 1,539.
Bonus Tip: Things to Keep in Mind When Shopping in the Sale
Well, when it comes to online shopping, we know that there are so many sites to visit and so many options to choose from and almost everywhere you will see them at competitive prices. Here are some things that you should keep in mind when shopping online in the sale season:
- Compare the prices: As we said, there are so many portals out there and you’ll find the same brands selling at different portals and every portal has some discount offer going of their own beyond the discount which the brand has to offer. So do your thorough research, compare the prices and then buy it from the website which is offering you the best price of them all.
- Set a budget: So many tempting options may result in you overspending on the saree, so make sure you set your budget, at least an upper limit and stick to it. Also, while buying a saree in a budget, you can actually play smart and invest in a saree which you can use in multiple ways and suits different occasions.
- Quality of the saree: Now, we know a saree is all about the touch and feel of the fabric first and the styling later. Mostly, all the products would look great on the website’s catalogues. So make sure you read the details of the product - check the fabric it is made up of, colour description, whether the blouse is a part of it or not and similar details. This would save you the trouble of being disappointed on delivery of the product and also the hassle of exchanging the product for another one.
How to Manage a Daily Wear Saree:
Agreed that nothing looks as sophisticated as a saree but it also needs to be carried with much grace and confidence. Almost every woman has had the experience of a saree mishap where either the pallu has fallen off at inopportune moments or they have tripped over their pleats and torn or undone it. But with these hacks, it is possible to avoid these accidents and be comfortable wearing a saree for everyday wear. Choose the right fabric, adjust your pallu, always keep a pin or two handy, pick a proper petticoat, make proper pleats are some tips that will help you in embracing the saree as everyday wear.