Try These Different Styles Of Saree This Karva Chauth And Diwali
You can keep your chaniya cholis back in the wardrobe, it’s time for Karva Chauth and so TBD presents you with different styles of saree to up your fashion game this festive season. Karva Chauth is celebrated on 27th October, 2018, followed by Diwali later from 7th-9th November.
It is the time and month of a lot of shopping, cleaning, dressing up and having fun and mainly spending time with loved and dear ones. Karva Chauth is a one-day festival which is celebrated by mainly married women. These married women fast for their husband’s long life and good health from morning sunrise and break their fast after praying to the moon and doing a pooja. Sometimes, unmarried women join the fast for their fiancés. Women who keep fast and celebrate Karva Chauth love to dress up especially in saree.
So, here are eight different ways to drape your beautiful saree this Karva Chauth/Diwali:
1. Bengali style
In Bengali style saree, sarees pallu plays an important role. It has to be of thick border. If you wanna show off your sexy back or the back of your blouse, this style is perfect for it.
2. Belted style:
It is to be worn like a normal saree but all you need for this look is a statement belt to cinch your waist. It adds a modern and edgy flair to the average saree look.
3. Butterfly style:
If you want to flaunt your figure then this is the best way to wear your saree. Seen on most Bollywood celebrities today, this sexy saree style is a non-bulky and modern take on saree draping. Just pleat the top part of your pallu into a thin column after creating a fan-like, butterfly shape at the lower part of the pallu. Another variation of this involves pleating the pallu into a single column, which goes across the torso.
This is how you do it:
4. Dhoti style
This saree draping style is gaining a lot of popularity amongst fashionistas and is something unique and elegant.
This is how it is done:
5. Mumtaz style
Well, this look will never fade away or die. The retro look. This style was made famous by actor Mumtaz, and is a great party look if you love a sexy chiffon saree with a blingy border.
This is how you can wear it:
6. Gujarati style
This style is the favourite among all the ladies especially Gujarati. This traditional style of draping a saree brings out the rich work in heavy sarees, like Kanjeevarams or Banarasis.
7. Nauvari style
This saree draping style is distinguished by its unusual draping pattern which necessitates it being worn around the legs like a dhoti while the upper part is worn like a normal saree.
8. Half Saree
Usually, the garment of half saree is woven with cotton or silk. The half saree outfit can look similar to southern styles of saree because the drape travels in the same direction: tucked into the front of the skirt, then wrapped around the waist, and then draped over the opposite shoulder.
So which saree are you gonna wear this Diwali or Karva Chauth?