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February 08, 2016

6 Yards Of Style: How To Own The Sari

Photographed by Ishaan Nair. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Assisted by Shweta Navandar. Make-up and hair by Brendon De Gee. Models courtesy: Pallavi Das, Elan Modelling Agency and Arshia Ahuja. Location courtesy: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai

From work wear to lounge wear, these are the most versatile ways of wearing the sari

Who could have predicted that a malleable length of fabric would survive centuries’ worth of fashion cycles to create an iconic aura that is as timeless as it is hip. The sari today spells versatility — gliding smoothly from red-carpet glamour to sharp work wear, from resort gowns to lounge togas. In the Indian context, the variety of its drape has popularised sari lungis and dhotis, amongst other ingenious versions that play with pallu and pleat. It can be traditional, contemporary, dressy, sporty, structured, sinuous – fitting any occasion, flattering any figure. The sari rules…

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