An ethnic piece of clothing, the traditional saree has again woven its way back into the world of fashion. Most of us have grown up with the notion that these pieces are restricted to special occasions and weddings. However, most Bollywood celebrities are now flaunting gorgeous designs at social events, both domestic and international.
In most homes, a saree signifies family heritage. Grandmothers and mothers pass down family lore wrapped in nine yards of gorgeous fabric. If you are someone who finds the saree too daunting an outfit to carry off and flaunt, think again. Here’ some fashion inspiration you could draw from some of the leading ladies of Bollywood.
With occasional yet solid appearances on the silver screen, Tabu has managed to keep her sartorial style consistent, timeless, and graceful over the years. Her standard of dressing has remained constant, with sarees at the top of her list of clothing choices. Her marvelous style sense was reflected in her choice of a black saree design at a jewellery launch event. The design was embellished with neon, and glossy pink flowers on the border that added a vibrant edge to her look. You can easily emulate this look by picking from one of the many latest designer sarees online.
Whether you were born in the 80’s, 90’s, or early 2000’s, Rekha is a name you are familiar with. The veteran actor boasts a spellbinding collection of Kanjeevaram sarees. Although a kanjeevaram may not be your choice for everyday wear, it does bring in a strong element of ethnic glamour. Rekha’s black and gold sarees have become a wardrobe staple for most women over the years. To ace this classic look, put on a pair of chunky earrings for women and hand-painted mojris.
The queen of sarees from the latest generation of Bollywood divas, Deepika Padukone knows how to rock any and every look. A sartorial icon, she took saree draping to the next level with a gold silk saree worn at a photo-shoot with beau Ranveer Singh. She boldly accessorized this look with an emerald choker, matching earrings and a rani haar. You too can ace this look with your choice of stone jewellery and a neat sleek bun for a dash of regalia.
Known for her inimitable sense of fashion, Sonam Kapoor is truly a diva in her own right. To consistently appear super-stylish can be a tall order. But Mrs. Kapoor Ahuja manages the trick with aplomb. A tiered ruffle gown-inspired saree recently made her the cynosure of all eyes. She paired the ensemble with a risqué laser cut blouse featuring tons of detailing. You too can recreate the look by investing in a gorgeous designer saree.
While fashion keeps changing, the saree has surely remained constant. Give your wardrobe a complete overhaul by adding a few statement pieces that will give you an edge above the rest.