Tips To Create Different Drapes For Sarees

Saree is a wonderful attire which lends you exquisite looks. You can wear saree with different drapes to get versatility. The style and tradition of wearing saree is different in various different parts of India.

There are almost seventeen draping styles and each one is different from the other. Apart from the traditional draping styles, a new group of fashionable women are trying to make it more casual with new ideas of wearing saree. Here we try to give you a brief idea of some traditional and modern draping styles of saree.

Nivi Style Drape

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You need a choli and petticoat to wear saree in Nivi style. It is the traditional way of wearing saree in Andhra Pradesh. Here the ‘pallu’ hangs over the shoulder. In ‘Kachha Nivi’ style you have to pass the pleats through the legs and then tuck it into the waist at the back.

Bengali Drape

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It is easy and you will look elegant in it. You need to drape the ‘pallu’ twice over the torso and there will be no pleat in this style. The edge of the pallu is often used as key chains. Combine it with puffy or balloon sleeve blouse to get a perfect Bengali look.

Maharashtrian Style Drape

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To get this style you have to place the centre of the saree at the centre of your back. Now, bring the ends forward and tie neatly. Wrap the two ends around the legs again. Then pass the ends up over the shoulder.

Guajarati Style Drape

different drapes of saree

Here the draping comes over the right shoulder in the front instead of going back over the left shoulder. This style is quite popular even in non- Gujarati women who love to flaunt this style in various social occasions.

Kerala Mundu Style Drape

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This style is also called two piece saree. It looks good and easy to wear.

Dravidian Style Drape

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Women of Tamil Nadu use this style of wearing saree. You do not need to wear a petticoat to try this style. It involves a pleated rosette with a marvelous pallu drape.

Coorgi Style Drape

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Here the pleats are tied in the rear and you need to place a tiny portion of the ‘pallu’ over the shoulder.

Gond Style Drape

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First, you have to drape the saree over the left shoulder and then you need to arrange it properly to cover the body.

Ulta Pallu Drape

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This is the most common style of wearing saree in modern India. Most of the women use it in especial occasions to get the graceful look.

Pleated Saree Drape

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It is nothing but the neatly pleated version of Ulta Pallu style. Pleats make it easy for working women to carry the saree without hassle.

Mumtaz Style Drape

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The saree is rounded twice in this style. Though it looks good and gives a slim effect but it is very hard to move in this drape.

Tuck Drape

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Wear the saree simply in Gujarati style and then tuck the edge of the right side of the upcoming pallu in front to get a wavy effect. Try these wonderful drapes of sarees in different occasions and you are sure to be the centre of attraction of the gathering.