Fashion Tips: How Plump Women Can Look Slim In A Saree

 

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The day has finally arrived! It’s your bestie’s big day and you couldn’t have been happier for her. You’ve been planning your attire since months and almost spent half of your salary on that stunning designer saree. You drape it and are left with nothing but disgust! All that extra fat and an out-of-shape tummy have overpowered the beauty of the saree. But wasn’t it looking perfect on that mannequin at the store? Aarghh!

No, it’s not that you cannot flaunt a saree on a curvaceous body. It’s all about the tricks, ladies. You should be aware of the tips that can make you look slim in a saree. It’s okay if you haven’t been enlightened yet; The Brunette Diaries is here :)

Also Read: The Best Saree Draping Styles For Skinny Women

The Draping Style

Drape your saree in a way that it camouflages your tummy, just like Madhuri Dixit

Drape your saree in a way that it camouflages your tummy, just like Madhuri Dixit

First and foremost, the way you drape your saree makes or breaks the game. Make minimum pleats and tight ones. Loose pleats just add volume to your waist. Avoid pleating the pallu on your shoulder and keep it open instead; you don’t want your tummy to play peek-a-boo.

Smaller Prints Always

The rule is small prints, not large prints

The rule is small prints, not large prints

Opt for sarees with smaller prints or embellishments rather than big ones that make you look all the more bulky.

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Narrower Border, Slimmer You

Look classy like Aishwarya Rai by wearing a saree with sober borders

Look classy like Aishwarya Rai by wearing a saree with sober borders

Overweight women make a fashion blunder if they choose a saree with a broad border. Invest in sarees with no or subtle borders.

Swear By Darker Shades

Take some Madhuri Dixit and swear by black!

Take some Madhuri Dixit and swear by black!

It’s a known fact that dark shades are friends of plump people; so why not apply the same rule while buying a saree! Trust me when I say that shades like maroon, purple and black are true saviours.

The Correct Fabric

Choose flowy fabrics that hug you naturally

Choose flowy fabrics that hug you naturally

South Cotton and South Silk sarees look resplendent, but become a major reason of all that additional volume to your ensemble. Go for fabrics that hug you naturally, like chiffon or georgette.

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Pay Attention To The Blouse

Doesn't Vidya look smart in a simple saree and a detailed striking blouse?

Doesn’t Vidya look smart in a simple saree and a detailed striking blouse?

Get rid of those ordinary half-sleeved blouses and get some sexy blouses with sleeves that touch your elbow. Quarter-sleeved blouses are so in trend. Also, modify your old blouses using laces and embellishments; we’d take a sober saree with an eye-catching blouse any day!

Say No To Sheer

Kareena Kapoor strikes the correct balance of sheer and sexiness with this hot red saree

Kareena Kapoor strikes the correct balance of sheer and sexiness with this hot red saree

You obviously wouldn’t want to opt for a sheer saree that gives people a generous look of your tummy. If you still can’t keep away from sheer, go for one that just shows the faint outline of your midriff adding a sexy touch to your look.

The Retro Look

Priyanka Chopra rocks the retro look, though you need to keep your pallu open

Priyanka Chopra rocks the retro look, though you need to keep your pallu open

Yesteryears’ divas rocked the retro look by wearing their sarees in a mermaid drape. This particular drape creates an illusion of a smaller waist size.

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Western wear may be flattering but a gorgeous saree is what suits Indian women the most. Don’t let your bulky body mar your spirit to wear this classic outfit; just follow these smart tips to look slim in a saree.

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Mousree Paul

Mousree Paul

A small town girl with dreams bigger than her suitcase.

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