Must Try: Different Ways To Drape A Saree Pallu
You would definitely agree with us that a saree makes a woman look the most attractive. A well-draped saree is all you need to look your best at various occasions. There are so many different pallu draping styles that you can try every time you plan on wearing the nine yards. Here are some tips and ideas to drape a saree pallu in different ways.
This style of draping a saree is also known as the seedha palla style as the pallu of the saree comes in front. The style originates from Gujarat and beautifully flaunts the embroidery and motif work on your saree's pallu. The pleats of the saree are tucked in the center and the pallu is brought in front over your right shoulder. It is a very traditional style of draping a saree and is perfect for occasions like weddings and pujas.
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After tucking the front pleats, you need to take the pallu from your left underarm and bring it back to the front from underneath your right arm. Now bring the pallu up to your left shoulder and pin it. From the point where the saree is pinned, take the remaining pallu and pleat it neatly. Pin it all together on the top edge of your shoulder. This way of draping a saree pallu accentuates your upper body as well as highlights the collarbone area.
Unique and stylish, this technique of draping the pallu is sure to make you look like a pretty butterfly. You need to pleat the saree in a way that the midriff or the waist is exposed. The pleats that you pin on your left shoulder should be very thin and you let the end hang in front rather than keeping it behind your left shoulder. Wear light-weight net or chiffon sarees to rock this look.
This style of draping a pallu has been donned by several Bollywood actresses like Deepika Padukone and Shilpa Shetty. All you need to do is take the pallu and fling it on your left shoulder. Pin the saree at the top edge of your left shoulder and loosen the area near your hips and midriff. You can refer to Deepika's saree in the song Badtameez Dil from Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani. Try this style to look glamorous like a Bollywood diva!
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Elegant, simple and easy, the loose pallu style is comfortable yet stylish at the same time. You do not have to go through the hassle of pleating the pallu; simply pin the top border of the pallu at the top left edge of your shoulder and let the other end hang loose.
These are some of the many different ways to drape a saree pallu. Try them yourself and don a new look every time you wear a saree.