Guide to choose a perfect saree for your body type .

Sarees for your  body type

Saree is one the most loved traditional outfits. It is the representation of our culture .Woman in saree is a sight to behold .It brings out your feminine side and leaves the spectators mesmerized. Picking the right saree according to your body type can take your fashion game to the next level. We are delighted to share some tips that will help you in choosing the right saree for your body type along with some creative draping styles which will enhance your curves.

Pear Shaped Body


Pear shaped beauties are blessed with a slimmer upper body, a well-defined waistline and a wider bottom. They are considered to have the most attractive body.

What to opt : Thinner fabrics such as georgette and chiffon are your best pals. These fabrics strike a balance between your upper body and bottom by accentuating your curves and raise your glamour quotient.

What to avoidAny stiff fabric such as organza silk or tissue should be completely avoided. Mermaid drape fails miserably to show off your curvy silhouette.

Best way to drape : Broad pallu drape will look very flattering on you. It will highlight your slender upper body and that curvy waistline.  

Pear shaped Bollywood celebrities: Your Bollywood twin is Iliana D’ Cruz


Apple shaped Body:

Apple shaped darlings have a broad torso, fuller mid section, and toned legs. Their upper body is comparatively wider than their bottom. Redefining the midsection is the key to create the nicest silhouette.

What to optSilk sarees with small motifs are your best friend.Light fabrics like georgette and chiffon will raise the oomph factor.

What to avoidFuffy net fabrics should be avoided as they tend to draw attention towards your fuller upper body.  

Best way to drape: The traditional reverse pallu drape is a great way to stand out in the crowd.

Apple shaped Bollywood celebrity : Sonakshi Sinha is the finest example of an apple body.



Hour glass Body

Hour glass shaped divas have equally proportionate shoulders and bottom with a well-defined waist.

What to optSarees made of net, chiffon, georgette fabrics in darker shade sarees with light embroidery will further enhance your curves.  

What to avoid: Being blessed with a splendid body you can flaunt your curves in any saree.

Best way to drape: Mermaid drape is the best way to flatter the hourglass figure and celebrate the curves.

Hour glass shaped Bollywood celebrity: Your celebrity twin is Priyanka Chopra.


Inverted triangle Body:

Inverted triangle is considered to be one of the most coveted shapes. Also known as the “model body” this body shape queens have a wider upper body, a well defined waist, a comparatively narrower bottom and toned thighs. 

What to opt:  Organza Silk or net fabric will accentuate your well defined waist.

What to avoidDon't let your pallu spill from the edges of your shoulder as it will only draw away attention from your curvy waistline.

Best way to drape The corner pallu drape that has the corner end of the pallu at the shoulder will help to minimize the volume at the upper body .  

Inverted triangle shaped Bollywood celebrity: Hey! Bipasha Basu is your body twin.


Rectangular Body

Rectangular body shape sweethearts have equal upper and lower body measurements and an average midriff .They can easily pull off fluffy fabric sarees  with a lot of panache. 

What to opt Fabrics such as net, cotton, brocade, organza can easily  add volume and help enhance curves.

What to avoid: Clingy fabrics that draw attention towards the smaller midriff should be kept at bay.

Best way to drape: A plated pallu pinned on the left shoulder highlights your sleek frame and gives you a curvy silhouette.

Rectangular body shaped Bollywood celebrity: Jaqueline Fernandes is your Bollywood body twin.




   Our Style Mantra : Heels before, Drape after! 

We truly believe that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. These amazing saree tips will not only amplify your fashion game but also help you to pull off the beautiful outfit and flaunt it the way its meant to be.

Shubhra Joshi

(Consulting Stylist)


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