Non-Boring Ways To Drape A Sari

At the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter ’17, Vogue India decided to bring together India’s biggest fashion designers to celebrate the sari. Almost 60 creations were showcased on the ramp and here are my favourite sari ideas from the show:

1. Don’t pleat it all the way.

Don't pleat it all the way.

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2. Wear the pallu like a shawl.

Wear the pallu like a shawl.

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3. Dress it up with a bow belt and complete the ensemble with a button down.

Dress it up with a bow belt and complete the ensemble with a button down.

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4. Seriously, any kind of belt with the sari would look baller.

Seriously, any kind of belt with the sari would look baller.

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5. Wear the sari with trousers.

Wear the sari with trousers.

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6. Make trousari a thing.

Make trousari a thing.

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7. Or you can call it a sarpant if you’re kooky like that.

Or you can call it a sarpant if you're kooky like that.

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8. You can cheat a little and pretend like your fanciest bra is a blouse.

You can cheat a little and pretend like your fanciest bra is a blouse.

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9. Really, go all out with the blouse.

Really, go all out with the blouse.

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10. Get in on that fringe dressing trend.

Get in on that fringe dressing trend.

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11. Because it’s soooo pretty.

Because it's soooo pretty.

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12. Go a little OTT with the pallu.

Go a little OTT with the pallu.

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13. Make that pallu a game-changer.

Make that pallu a game-changer.

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14. Or do away with it entirely.

Or do away with it entirely.

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15. Start the gangsta ghoonghat trend.

Start the gangsta ghoonghat trend.

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16. Here’s another idea: ditch the petticoat.

Here's another idea: ditch the petticoat.

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17. Trick them aunties with nude leggings.

Trick them aunties with nude leggings.

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18. Wear the sari with an actual skirt like how Scottish people would if they wore saris.

Wear the sari with an actual skirt like how Scottish people would if they wore saris.

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#KiltIt

19. Jackets with blouses sound like a bomb idea, right?

Jackets with blouses sound like a bomb idea, right?

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20. This is your chance to wear all of your dressiest jackets.

This is your chance to wear all of your dressiest jackets.

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21. Sky is the limit.

Sky is the limit.

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22. Even shrugs with saris look great.

Even shrugs with saris look great.

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23. And if you want to go for something more formal, you can go for this.

And if you want to go for something more formal, you can go for this.

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24. Recycle your summery top.

Recycle your summery top.

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25. Wear some ruffles like a goddamn queen.

Wear some ruffles like a goddamn queen.

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26. There’s a ton of room to play around with ruffles.

There's a ton of room to play around with ruffles.

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27. Wear a cutout maxi dress and attach a pallu to it.

Wear a cutout maxi dress and attach a pallu to it.

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28. And you can do away with pleats entirely.

And you can do away with pleats entirely.

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29. #NoTripping2k17

#NoTripping2k17

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30. Shoulder pads may not be in but you can turn it on its head.

Shoulder pads may not be in but you can turn it on its head.

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31. Sky is the limit with the blouses.

Sky is the limit with the blouses.

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Also, this sari is made outta t-shirt material and looks absolutely gorgeous, whodathunk?

32. Wearing your pallu like a scarf is unique.

Wearing your pallu like a scarf is unique.

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33. Be unique.

Be unique.

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^Also, see how a crop top can totally be rocked as a blouse.

34. You can put together everything you’ve just learnt from this post and create a masterpiece sari.

You can put together everything you've just learnt from this post and create a masterpiece sari.

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35. And now that you have a shit ton of ideas on how to reinvent the sari, go forth and shine bright.

And now that you have a shit ton of ideas on how to reinvent the sari, go forth and shine bright.

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