Sari an Indian wear makes a woman look graceful, stylish, elegant and
sensuous. But it's important to drape a Sari properly as a clumsily draped Sari
(sari) brings down the look of the Sari and spoils the whole appearance. Some
basic steps on how to buy and drape a Sari .
Buying Saris : -
1.Women on heavier side should buy saris in Georgette, Chiffon or Chignon.
Heavy Mysore Silk saris look beautiful and one tends to look slimmer.
2.Shorter women should buy saris with small borders or no borders. They
should definitely avoid big borders as big borders make one look shorter.
3.Thin women should buy Organza, Cotton, Tissue and Tussar Saris.
These Saris gives a full effect
4.In printed Saris, avoid big prints, as it gives a gaudy and a huge look.
Delicate print on a Sari, gives a delicate look.
5.Dark skin color women should generally buy dark colours like maroon,
green, dark pink etc.
Few Tips on Draping a Sari : -
1.In office Pinup your Sari, this looks smart and is manageable too.
2.For an outing or a function, just pinup the tip of the sari and let the
rest fall on your hand. This gives a very graceful look. But of course the Sari
should have a good fall.
3.Cotton, Tissue or any starched Saris should be ironed properly and at
the time of draping, the pleats should be done with your hands pressing and
shaping it properly.
4.Put the pin on the back shoulder as this keeps the sari intact and does
not show the pin too.
5.Don't wear a very flared petticoat inside.