Friday, 13 September 2013

Saree Fashion Guide for Your Personality and Body Type

Saree is one of the most flattering traditional Indian dress for women. Saree mirrors the essential grace, feminity and elegance of a woman. No other outfit can make a woman look as gracious and sophisticated as does a classy Indian saree draped in a perfect style and manner.

However, to look charming and beautiful in a saree, one must wear a saree according to one's body type, figure, complexion, taste and personality. A perfectly picked saree as per one's taste and personality can enhance the glam quotient of woman to multifolds. Here is a quick guide to help you pick the right saree according to your personality, appearance, and body type:

Sarees for Slim and Tall Women:

Blue Color Printed Faux Crepe SareeIf you are blessed with a slim silhoutte and a good height, feel assured to carry of any saree in any style or fabric with equal grace and appeal. You can easily go for the latest trends, exotic fabrics, loud prints and bold borders to look hot and appealing.

You can chose to wear backless, sleeveless, halter neck and tube blouses and opt for big and bold prints in a variety of colours.

Sarees for Thin Women:

However, if you are on the thninner side of the scale, you should go for volumnising fabrics like cotton, silk and organza to look voluptuous and full figured. Sarees in pastel shades and lighter colors like baby pink, off white, turquoise, yellow and pista can make you look full and appealing.

Also go in for heavy embroidery with brocade or bead work for a flattering appeal. Designer blouses with embroidered or embellished front can go perfectly well with your silhoutte. So girls, feel free to flaunt your taste for art and fashion.

Sarees for Healthy Women:

If you happen to be an overweight woman or a woman with slightly heavier side on the scale, you should wear chiffon and silk sarees as they tend to stick to the body giving your body a slimmer look. Dark colors are best suited for your body type as they tend to make you look slim and draw attention from problem areas.

As for blouses go for full sleeves and long blouses as they would help to hide your flabs.

Sarees for Full Figured Women:

Georgette, chiffon and net sarees are best suited for your body type. They tend to snugly wrap around your skin thereby highlighting your curves and flaterring your assets. However, avoid bold prints and chunky embroidery and rather opt for delicate thread work and sophisticated designs.

To have an added oomph factor to your entire appeal, you can easily go in for blouse with criss-cross strings at the back.

Sarees for Short Women:

If you are a short statured or petite woman, by all means avoid broad borders and big prints or embroidery to avoid that diminutive look. You should opt for sarees with a thin border with mall to medium-sized prints to look tall and attractive.

Saree Draping Tips for All Women:

Apart from picking or chosing your saree carefully as per your personality and body, you should also keep these following tips in mind to look atractive and appealing in a saree:

  • Make sure you drape and pleat your saree neatly. Your entire look depends on how perfectly you drape your saree so pay full attention to it.

  • Assessories play a big role in making or breaking a look. So be sure you accessorise as per your saree and personality. For example, if your saree is already richly embroidered avoid chunky jewellery and vice versa.
  • Similarly, with your blouse, follow the same rule. Avoid heavily embroiderd bloused with richly embellished saree and vice versa.

  • Chose your clutches and shoes intelligently to enhance to your overall look. By all means avoid, flats, v-shaped slippers, and platforms with your saree. Even if you are tall woman, you can opt for a slight one or two inch heel instead of completely flat shoes. Heels are a must with saree.



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