Sarees are a crowd-pleaser. Not only do they look glamorous but also enhance the beauty and add grace to the person wearing it. With so many designers re-inventing this silhouette and the drape, there are more choices than ever for the modern Indian millennial women. If you're one of them and are looking for ways to express her individuality whilst flaunting traditional ethnic wear, then, we've got you covered.
From the gorgeous ruffle sarees to the constructed saree gowns, here are the 6 kinds of designer sarees you should be looking forward to rocking at your next big party.
- Ruffle Saree
Ruffle sarees are playful, feminine and, super stylish. The addition of frills and ruffles at the pallu or a tier of ruffles at the skirt gives these sarees a very youthful and quirky look. The drama that comes from the ruffles gives the traditional attire a lot of verve and modernity. The glamour quotient of these sarees makes them perfect for an occasion like a cocktail party. Since most ruffle sarees are pre-draped they are not only easy to wear but also perfect to flaunt if you have to shake a leg without having to worry about the pallu.
2. Lehenga Saree
A lehenga-saree is style that blends the elements of the saree with lehenga, apt for the woman who likes to add modernity to their ethnic attire. Unlike a saree, one does not have to form pleats but may simply tuck and drape making it much easier and hassle-free to wear (sounds better already, right?) Lehenga sarees look contemporary and traditional at the same time, making them perfect for any occasion but even more appropriate for an engagement party.
3. Banarasi Saree
Silk sarees, especially the banarasi sarees, are truly evergreen. They offer all the grace, elegance, culture, modernity and tradition all at once which is why they continue to remain popular and strike a chord with the millennials. Today, banarasi silk sarees are available in so many patterns, styles, colours, with each exuding it's own unique charm. While a red banarasi silk saree makes quite a case for a bridal attire, the black or purple ones look timeless and divine on anyone.
4. Embroidered Saree
A staple in every bride's trousseau and apt for the upcoming festive season is the embroidered saree. If you are one of those women who wants to make maximum impact with her style and with minimal effort, embroidered sarees are for you. The hand embroidered sarees comprise of intricate work and since most of them are based on net or georgette fabric they give a beautiful drape and highlight the curves well of the wearer. From the gorgeous chikankari and mukaish work to thread and zari embroidery, there are so many options for you to choose from.
5. Saree Gowns
Saree gowns are a beautiful avant-garde hybrid of sarees and a gown. The bold ultra chic look this structured silhouette offers is why it is becoming a go to wear amongst the millennial's. Apart from the style factor, saree gowns give you movement too. If you are an unconventional bride who wants to make a statement then saree gowns are the perfect attire for you. Or if you are a friend or sister of the bride who wants to look stylish and be super comfortable at a sangeet party, a saree gown is something you should be looking at. Here are a few options we urge you to consider.
6. Concept Sarees
The ultra glam style and the convenience factor of a concept saree will appeal to every millennial woman. The enigma and beauty of a saree lies in the drape and styling which can be hard to master for most people, but with concept sarees, you don't have to worry about the drape. Since concept sarees are pre-draped they can be easily worn and look stylish. Indian designers like Amit Aggarwal, Tarun Tahiliani and Masaba have taken the lead in experimenting with this traditional silhouette and created interesting concept sarees that are pre-draped. Flaunt the unusual, quirky yet completely charming concept sarees at the next roka ceremony to steal all the eyes in the room.