As much as we love the festival of love and lights and the rituals and traditions it brings, it is also the season of new designer outfits to add to the wardrobe. While the humble lehenga has been the 'It' outfit for a while now, there's something graceful about the saree that is irreplaceable. Proving our point are these Bollywood celebrities who stunned and how in their saree-torial choices!
1. Kriti Sanon in Manish Malhotra
Doesn't Kriti Sanon look like a vision in this brown and gold Manish Malhotra saree? We love the antique gold zari embroidery and metallic pallu here. It is the perfect mix of glamour and charm which is just right for any festive occasion. Add a dose of glamour to your wardrobe with these Manish Malhotra designs.
2. Karishma Kapoor in a Crimson Sabyasachi Saree
Karisma Kapoor always, and we mean ALWAYS, looks stunning! This Diwali she looked her traditional best in a crimson hue Sabyasachi saree which she paired with these dazzling jhumkis. Flaunt the contemporary look like Karisma Kapoor with Sabysachi sarees. You can buy the designer's collection at the Aza stores.
3. Parineeti Chopra in Black Saree by Jade
Proving black is always a good idea, Parineeti Chopra opted for a black embellished lace saree by Jade. She let the saree shine through by keeping her accessories to a minimum and her hair pulled back.
4. Tara Sutaria in a Silver Saree by Manish Malhotra
Leave it to Manish Malhotra to give you glamour, luxury, and grace - all in one. The designer does it once again, and Tara Sutaria does justice to his designs. She looks sensuous and stunning as she flaunts this emblematic sequin saree that bears the essence of Manish Malhotra's designs. We know you can't resist taking a look at the designer's latest collection. Check it here for yourself!
5. Bipasha Basu In Raw Mango
Bipasha Basu flaunted her love for sarees yet again with this opulent pink Banarasi silk saree by Raw Mango. She kept the look super festive with the gajra, traditional jewellery, and a big bindi. Shop Banarasi sarees here.
6. Patralekha in Tarun Tahiliani
Designer Tarun Tahiliani is the best when it comes to fusing traditional with modern aesthetics. We love the crystal-embellished concept saree that Patralekha is sporting here. The gorgeous drape and the subtle colour of this concept saree look fabulous on her. We honestly think owning a pre-draped saree like this is an absolute must-have in a millennial woman's wardrobe. Take a look at more outfits from designer Tarun Tahiliani's collection.
7. Madhuri Dixit in Manish Malhotra
Madhuri Dixit looks like elegance personified in this embellished gold-toned Manish Malhotra saree which she wore to the Bachchan's Diwali party. The drape of the saree and the feminine grace which it lends to her has us convinced that we are definitely opting for the saree-torial route this festive season. Shop for sarees from Manish Malhotra's latest collection here.
8. Mira Rajput Kapoor in Jade
Mira Rajput Kapoor knows how to make a statement with ruffles! Ruffled saree is a stylish take on the traditional attire, adding a youthful and quirky touch to the mundane drapes, and Mira looked fabulous. Ruffled sarees are a great choice of attire for pre-wedding occasions like cocktail and sangeet. Shop for the ruffled sarees from India's leading designers.
9. Ileana D' Cruz in Vikram Phadnis
Ileana D' Cruz proves that there are so many ways to adorn a saree and you can look fabulous while doing so, too. We love the flared sleeves and the drape this embellished saree has to offer. The sleek center-parted hair and burgundy lip colour does this saree by Vikram Phadnis complete justice. Shop for pre-draped sarees here.
When it comes to sarees you cannot forget the saree diva, Shilpa Shetty! From flowy prints to gorgeous ruffles she can dazzle in almost anything. Check out DRAPE IT LIKE SHILPA – SHILPA SHETTY SARI INSPIRATION.