8 Gorgeous New Ways To Drape Your Lehenga Dupatta


Ever heard a woman complaining about not looking good in a saree? Well you wouldn’t have! After all, they are the most universally flattering fashion items ever made. Though they are so stunning and look good on everyone, draping them the same way every time can be a bit boring. So we have 15 *different* celebrity approved saree draping styles that you will absolutely LOVE! You can thank us later!

1. Show off those shoulders

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Show off those gorgeous shoulders by draping the pallu like a stole around the insides of your arms. Pair up your saree with an off shoulder blouse and statement accessories and rock this draping style like a boss!

2. Double pallu all the way

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Can’t decide between the ulta and seedha pallu? Take cues from the fashion diva herself and rock it both ways with a double pallu style. You will look absolutely stunning and so different.

3. Tuck it in!

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Let your blouse take the centerstage by tucking your pallu inside the saree. Keep the accessories classy, simple and finish it off with a low bun. This style is really feminine, sexy and will definitely make you look hot!

4. The modern madame!

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If you love styling things differently, you should definitely give this draping style a chance. Style it with a pair of churidar pants for an extremely easy and a perfect way to quirk up your basic old saree. Trust us, you’ll definitely stand out in the crowd!

5. The sleeker, the better

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Also known as the butterfly drape, this sleek draping trend is Malaika Arora Khan’s favourite. It makes you look sexy by showing off a hint of your waist, keeping your pallu really sleek. It is the perfect combination of subtle and sexy- something you should totally try!

6. Put a belt on it!

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Give your saree a modern twist by adding a classy belt. Not only do belts look amazing with a saree but also add an element of surprise and help define your waist, making your body look more aligned and graceful.

7. Cape it up

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Look every inch of a diva by caping up your simple saree. Just drape your pallu under a cape. It looks super pretty and is one of the hottest trends around this season. Our bollywood babes have been going gaga over it, and it’s time that you give a try too!

8. Go the high low way!

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Ditch your boring blouse for a cool and comfy high-low kurti to wear under a saree. Drape your pallu under it at the back and place it on top of it at the front. Trust us ladies, it will look super different and quirky!

9. Do it the dhoti way

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If the fear of toppling is your concern whenever you wear a saree, it’s time to give dhoti draping a try. It looks super cool and keeps you comfortable all day long. Marathi women have been draping the saree this way for ages, you should try it too!

10. Front facade

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Break the monotony of a regular pallu by going the front way this time. You can keep it open or pleated depending on the style of your blouse. This draping style is really ‘in’ these days and looks amazing! Especially when you want to stand out.


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