A saree has been the identity of Indian culture since ancient times and while it started in India, it has garnered attention from all over the world. Long gone are the days when a saree was worn simply with a matching blouse in the same style. Now, sarees can be draped in several different ways to make it look sexy, fun, formal. While it may look like a complicated task to drape a saree, once you figure it out, it’s quite easy. We often see Bollywood stars have fun with the traditional saree and add a funky modern twist to it to spice up their attire.
Bollywood stars are keeping the tradition of wearing a saree alive, but with their own twist and fusion to make it more comfortable and stylish. With various draping styles paired with different styles of blouse, you too, can stand out at any event and be a trend-setter. Take fashion cues from Bollywood celebs Taapsee Pannu, Sonam Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty on how to add a fun twist to a saree and amp up the traditional look. Our leading ladies of Bollywood are often sporting sarees at various fashion events, award functions and we bring you a collection of our favorite celebs who redefine this ethic garment.
Taapsee Pannu: We weren’t even aware that a saree could be draped so creatively until Taapsee Pannu brought it to our notice. During the promotions of her film Mission Mangal, the actress added her own fun twist to it and while not every look worked on her, some of them made us go WOW! The actress experimented with her look and donned a starfish saree, a dhoti-style fusion saree and even carried off a khadi handwoven kurta as a blouse so elegantly! Take a look:
Sonam Kapoor: Sonam Kapoor is a fashionista and most of her fashion experiments work out for her. The diva knows how to rock a fusion look and during the promotion of her film The Zoya Factor, the actress went for a bell-sleeved blouse, and even paired her saree with a zipper. Take a look:
Shilpa Shetty: Nobody does fusion sarees better than Shilpa Shetty and these pictures are proof! Her modern drapes with ruffled edges and her quirky addition of a belt to her sarees make her the queen of experimenting with sarees. She carries off the dhoti styled saree with much ease and grace too. Take a look:
Other than these, there are also other Bollywood celebrities like Kangana Ranaut, Jacqueline Fernandez , Deepika Padukone, Sushmita Sen, Sara Ali Khan and others who have draped the traditional saree giving it a contemporary twist.
Image Source: Instagram/theshilpashetty/sonamkapoor/devs213
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