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A sari can be worn in over 100 different ways, some of which don't even need safety pins. Border & Fall, a Bengaluru-based creative agency, is now attempting to popularize these unusual styles in urban India by creating a digital library of various drapes. Batik sarees in Sri Lanka and handloom sarees in Sri Lanka are mostly worn as the Sri Lankan style (udurata) of draping the saree or the indian style. However, apart from that there many modernized styles you can try with six yards of pure grace.

Here are some of the famous styles of draping a saree with a modern touch ;

Belt style 

Drape your saree as usual, then apply a belt to cinch your pallu at the waist. If you want to go for a more formal style, you can also use a kamarbhandh. An off-the-shoulder blouse would certainly add some zing to your ensemble.

Dhoti style 

The next time you have to attend a wedding, try out this exclusive style. What you have to do is replace your petticoat with a legging for better draping. The look is a little complicated, but don't worry, we've got you covered!

Neck drape style 

It's as easy as wrapping the pallu around your neck like a scarf. To achieve this look, you'll need to keep your pallu's length longer. You should also try on as many different scarf types as you like.

Mumtaz style 

This season, bring some retro vibes to a friend's wedding. This would be simple if you recall Mumtaz's epic saree draping look from Ram Aur Shyaam. The layering of the saree is the key to achieving this look.

Pant style 

It's simple, convenient, practical, and extremely stylish. It could be the perfect look for the next wedding you have to attend.

Butterfly style 

This draping style is not only fashionable, but it also makes you look glamorous . All you have to do is pleat your pallu extra thinly and pin it to your shoulders.

Lehenga style

Why spend money on a lehenga when you can make one out of your saree? Yes, you read it correctly. The lehenga drape is simple to master because all you have to do is pleat the entire 6-9 yards. Of default, some will be saved for the pallu.

Front pallu style 

This has to be the most straightforward. Rather than wearing the pallu on your left shoulder, you bear it on your right shoulder. While the Gujarati style calls for spreading the pleats out, you may choose not to do so.


Pre-stitched gown style 

If you really want to rock this look, you'll need a killer blouse. For the pre-stitched gown theme, you can play around with your blouse as much as you like, whether it's sequined, net, jacket-style, or peplum-style.

Bollywood style 

As is customary, Bollywood has had a major impact on saree draping. This strategy is ideal for boosting energy levels. The sari has very small pleats, and the border is visible as it drapes across the waist. The pallu is very thin and only covers a small portion of the body, separating the breasts and leaving the rest of the midriff exposed. It is most effective if one has an hourglass body.

Rajrani style saree wear

Do you want to learn how to wear a rajrani saree? For festive occasions, get out your silks and rich net sarees and dress up like royalty with this draping theme. Rajrani saree draping differs from Gujarati saree draping. The only difference between this style and others is that the pleats are all in front of the right hand. The pallu is often dressed in the form of a sligh.

Mermaid approach 

This is one of the most attractive ways to wear a saree. While it is suitable for almost all body shapes, those with curved bodies are more likely to benefit. The saree's lower half is wrapped to make it seem more like a skirt and to give the wearer a slimmer appearance. If the pallu is heavy, this style is best; otherwise, the border is too prominent.


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