How T Drape A Saree

How T Drape A Saree

The success of the Sari is attributed to its total simplicity, practical comfort, and sense of luxury a woman experiences when she wears one.
A Saree properly draped transforms a woman to become graceful, stylish, elegant and sensuous.
So we just make a note on some basic steps about how to drape a Sari.

 

A sari is an outfit which reveals as much as it hides. Wearing a sari is an art which require practice.

A perfectly draped sari makes personality but a clumsily draped sari can equally bring down the look of the Sari and spoils the whole appearance of the woman. So just make a note on some basic steps about how to drape a sari in different styles.
Sari is worn on different occasions and thus there are number of sari drapping styles available. If you are going to an office its advisable to pin up your sari, this looks smart and is manageable too. For parties, just pin up the tip of the sari and let the rest fall on your hdand. This gives a very graceful look. We understand how important it is to know how to wear sari in proper style thus we learn you how to wear a sari in different styles with illustrated demonstrations in different steps.

Different ways of wearing a Sari :

Nivi style of Sari drapping: This style of sari draping is common to the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is also the most popular style of sari draping. In this style of sari draping, one end of the sari is neatly tucked into the band of the petticoat on the waist. After wrapping the sari cloth around the waist once more, the sari is neatly folded into pleats, which are then tucked into the waistband of the petticoat just below the navel. Then after wrapping it around the body one more time, the other decorative end of the sari also called the “pallu” comes diagonally in front of the torso and draped over the left shoulder.
Wear a fitted blouse and a petticoat
  STEP 1
 
1. A waist - to - floor length petticoat tied tightly at the waist by a drawstring.
 
2. A tight fitting blouse that ends just below the bust.
Tuck sari in petticoat
  STEP 2
 
After step one you take the sari and tuck the plain end of the sari into the petticoat for one complete turn from right to left. Make sure that the lower end of the sari touches the floor.
 
Start making pleats
  STEP 3
 
Beginning from the tucked-in end start making pleats in the sari, about 5 inches deep.
 
Make 7-10 pleats and hold them together
  STEP 4
 
Make about 7 to 10 pleats and hold them up together so that they fall straight and even.
 
Tuck the pleats into the waist
  STEP 5
 
Tuck the pleats into the waist slightly to the left of the navel, and make sure that they are turned towards the left.
 
After this you take the sari and tuck the plain end of the sari into the petticoat for one complete turn from right to left. Make sure that the lower end of the sari touches the floor.
Put a safety pin in a pallu to prevent it from slipping
  STEP 6
 
The end portion thus draped is the pallu, and can be prevented from slipping off by fixing it at the shoulder to the blouse with a small safety pin.
 
You are now draped in a saree . Now stand before the mirror and get enchanted by the grace you exude.