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Much like everything in Indian weddings, the most timeless piece of garment i.e. saree is also getting modern touches. All hail to innovative fashion designers and incredibly talented fashion stylists who are introducing us to new and versatile draping styles of sarees like never before. Bollywood divas to real brides and stylish bridesmaids, experimenting with saree has become the latest fad. And we recently witnessed some of the best saree styles that we couldn’t help sharing with you all. And oh boy, they are so damn perfect to be a head-turner at a wedding!

Just check out some of the best saree styles enlisted below, select what aligns with your style, avoid common saree mistakes and strut in style looking like a true diva that you are.

Latest & Unique saree styles for fashion-forward girls

Pant style saree

Replace your petticoat with a pant and drape your saree around it. It is modish, looks great and is super comfortable to carry. Take a cue from Sonakshi Sinha who looked like a million bucks in this shimmery Anamika Khanna saree paired with ankle-length golden palazzo pants.  

Cape Style for an added touch of modernism

To embrace a modernized version of saree, pair it up with a cape. It is one of the most effortless ways to glam up an otherwise basic saree without experiment with the draping style.

Belt style to accentuate the waistline

Just like belted lehengas, belted sarees are also raging big time. Apart from being a big fashion trend that accentuates your figure, it is also one of the best hacks to keep the saree intact. Eminent fashion designers and celeb divas approve of it.

Source Ridhi Mehra

Belted Cape style

You can even mix the two styles and wear a cape and amp it up with a waist-defining belt just like Karisma Kapoor. 

Style your saree with a butterfly cape

Now that we are talking about experimental fashion, one name that cannot be missed out is Sonam Kapoor. The undisputed fashionista of Bollywood wore this stunning Gaurav Gupta saree with a pleated cape and a bow detail. It is so voguish and elegant at the same time, what say?

Front straight pallu style

Janhvi Kapoor turned up at the Deepika and Ranveer's star-studded reception wearing this bright yellow saree draped in a simplistic and chic style. Instead of the usual diagonal pallu, it features a straight front pally that looks so girly and non-fussy.

Wear an experimental blouse

Why wear a boring blouse when you have so many trendy blouse designs to experiment with! Pair your saree with a modish blouse to make a strong stylish statement. For instance, check out how stunning Jacqueline Fernandez looks here wearing this contemporary strapless blouse.

Drape your saree over the sharara pants

Not just basic pants, you can even take your saree style quotient a notch above by draping it over sharara pants, just like Shilpa Shetty did. Also, don't miss out on noticing that one-shoulder blouse.

Add a punch of drama with a dupatta

Take a matching dupatta and set it as a veil on your head to add an extra dose of drama to your saree look. You definitely need not go as heavy as Deepika Padukone, but you can take a simple dupatta that goes well with your saree.

Try new age silhouettes

Right from pre-stitched multi-tiered sarees to the ones with ruffle details and asymmetrical hems, sarees have undeniably got a major twist and it is high time that you give them a try.

The front pallu is back!

The front pallu style is back in trend and to add a dash of edginess, team your saree with a high-neck blouse!

The saree with a long train

The western trains have paved their ways to our ethnic sarees adding a contemporary edge to them. Here's a bride who wore an ice blue saree with a gorgeously embroidered train pallu for her engagement.


Which style did you like the most? Tell us in the comments section below.

12 Different Styles of Saree Draping every Woman Must Know Of!

by Medha Chawla

12 Different Styles of Saree Draping every Woman Must Know Of!