Wearing Saree

Kalpana Shah’s All 9 yards saree

Kalpana Shahs All 9 yards saree    wearing saree

The Whole Nine Yards’ with Kalpana Shah is a coffee table book which provides precise instructions to readers, along with photographs, illustrating many steps that go into draping an Indian sari. With instructions, it offers a variety of styles suited to every occasion, from parties to weddings and even for corporate events.

An exquisite design and concise, well written copy together with beautiful photographs ensures a book that is not just pleasing to look at, but also an excellent and full-proof guide to the practical art of draping a sari. A must have for every Indian woman, both in the country and abroad, the book features models & trend setters in the fashion and modeling industry.

Check it out at their facebook page.

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No, this is not how you wear a saree

No, this is not how you wear a saree    wearing saree bollywood saree

No, this is not how you wear a saree, but it is kind of innovative!

Unrecognizable Isha in Shabri

Unrecognizable Isha in Shabri    wearing saree saree pics

Unrecognizable Isha in Shabri    wearing saree saree pics

Funny how we hardly notice the details of the sarees that turns a glamorous actress like Isha into a ‘rowdy rakamma’ character like ‘Shabri’ in this Ram Gopal Varma film.

Simple cotton saree in pastel coloured usually have small flower prints … often boldly paired with unmatching and unflattering plain blouses. I have seen this type of sarees so many times and I have ignored them. I wonder how will I look like in them…hmmm.

Saree or not a saree?

Saree or not  a saree?    wearing saree

Sameera Reddy in a saree that is beautiful because it is incomplete.
I love the drape, it is kind of inviting!

How to wear a saree with a chunni

Nisha Madhulika has some nice videos of showing how to wear sarees in different styles. Check them out.

Same saree different sexiness and different naveliciousness

Same saree different sexiness and different naveliciousness    wearing saree designer saree

And the same saree, draped in traditional way:

Same saree different sexiness and different naveliciousness    wearing saree designer saree

Love the contrast between these two drapes.

Try doing this with a dress you bought from Macys.

Saree has some pleasing floral motif, but nothing to write home about.

Teal blue printed chanderi cotton sari with burnt sienna print all over. Bottle green and maroon ‘zari’ embellished traditional print on primrose yellow base adorn the border and ‘pallu’.

‘Pallu’ is the end piece of the sari usually draped over the shoulder and commonly carries distinct and heavy surface ornamentation.

Same saree different sexiness and different naveliciousness    wearing saree designer saree