A thin women saree draping style guide

From the epic celebrities like Draupadi and Sita to Bollywood actors like Rekha and Vidya Balan as well as the Goanese fisherwomen, Indian saree is a traditional apparel worn by women of all cultures and status.

The artisans, over the centuries, have explored and experimented sarees in the form of exquisite embroidery, innovative prints and jewelled or gold-silver embellishments to transform it from a traditional attire of need to a fashion fabric of appeal!

Indian handloom sarees, from Banarasi Silk sarees to Kanjeevaram Silk Sarees which hold the rich old cultural value in them, also holds a special place in women’s heart.

The creative instincts of modern designers, today have made the traditional handloom sarees more versatile and adaptable, keeping Indian spirit and diversity in colour, fabric and weave in mind, thereby making it suitable for any mood and occasion.

Saree is also that Indian attire which when draped correctly can be a very figure flattering outfit one could ever wear. This in fact is the only attire which can show off skinny feminine curves like never before. All that is required is saree draping tips for these skinny girls, which will add volume to her curves.

Read on to find out the various saree draping tips for all the thin women.

Say no to clingy fabrics

Thin women should first think about choosing a fabric that will accentuate her curves. Traditional silks, cotton and tissue are fabrics that will certainly not cling to her body and will add to volumes at the right places of the women’s body, thereby creating curves at her body.

Bright is Beautiful

Bright is beautiful when it comes to choosing colours for skinny women. Colours like pink, yellow, red or dark blue will give volume to the body if and when draped correctly.

Say no to Broad Borders & Go for prints!

Thin women will not look good in broad borders. Infact, gorgeous prints will not just add volume to her figure, but will enhance her beauty.

Larger prints are however, mostly preferred by taller women, while short heighted women should opt for simple prints or embroidered butis.

High-neck blouses will wonders

Tube tops or wide-necked blouses will only give volume to her small bust. Therefore, thin women will always look good and dignified with a high-neck blouse, neatly done up in simple embroidery. These blouses should preferably have puffed sleeves. In-built padding is also not a bad idea.

Drape the saree a little lower than the normal

Thin women are advised to drape the saree a little lower than the normal. This style enhances the curves of her hips. The pallu should not be left open, to cover her figure. Instead it should be properly pinned and pleated near the shoulder, to give neat and voluminous look.

Kamarband looks attractive on thin waist

Slender waist will look stylish and curvy with a kamarband. If A thin women wears a kamarband to a day’s event, an oxidized silver one would be preferable. Therefore a kamarband captures the attention to thin waist!

Dhoti draping Style

Several Bollywood celebrities are seen flaunting a dhoti style saree with ease . This is the most comfortable and fashionably worn style, which enhances the waistline and make the women less bony.. There could not be anything better than this a women could possibly ask for.

Indo-western Style

Indo — western sarees are a huge hit these days! Many celebs are seen wearing sarees in this fashion. It’s worn like a gown with minimum pleats and has the usual pallu. An elegant-looking saree could be worn in indo-western style without hassle.

Being inspired form the Bollywood fashionistas, it’s now time to bid goodbye to the Anarkalis or Salwar suits to every traditional occasion, because the biggest challenge is met with the saree draping style tips for the skinny women.