As Indian women, we have always loved our sarees and the chances when we get to wear these beautiful pieces of tradition and culture. Though sarees have originated in ancient times, the versatility of this Indian couture has always been extending with due fashion and style trends. Earlier sarees were only about a blouse and a cotton wide length cloth piece, but as the trends started setting in we have come across various saree types and also different ways to drape the saree and style it stunningly.
One such fashion trend we should be thankful to for giving us a twist to the usual saree styling is, the CAPE! Yes, capes have become a personal favorite of many fashionistas when it comes to draping the saree. And this look has also been verified and loved at many awards shows where our beloved celebs have tried the look.
We bring to you some of the best Cape-Saree styling which has caught the attention of many.
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THE BUTTERFLY STYLE
When Deepika Padukone wore this ravishing peach and black saree to Comedy Nights, she gave us some serious saree goals. Never had we thought that a simple saree with a fine border and a spaghetti blouse could look so much pretty. This is an ideal outfit for a cocktail party where you want to show off your fab fashion sense. Let the accessories be minimal, and the cape takes away the look.
BUTTON UP STYLE
The young bollywood fashion icon, Sonam Kapoor, has never failed to impress us with her extravagant yet sober dressings and styles. Pairing up a buttoned shrug with a saree, that too so gorgeously, could have been done only and only by Sonam! Such a stunner, no? Well, you could too try this look if you have a buttoned or semi open shrug.
Jacqueline Fernandez has done us a big favor by getting this retro style blouse into limelight. We absolutely have fallen in love with the huge sized cape sleeves which usually refuse to suit any saree or body type, but have been making Jacque look a stunner in this ensemble. The pristine white netted cape blouse can go on many sarees with a hint of silver embroidery.
CROP TOP WAY
If you really want to set off a trend with some wacky styling ideas, you can pair your crop top with a same level cape or sheer shrug and don it up as a blouse with your saree. This can be more of Indo-Western wear which can help you steal the glam. Trust us, no one would be able to guess that the stylish blouse is actually a designer western wear which you just wore few days ago with a sexy curvy jeans.
EMBELLISHED BODY CAPE
Though this won’t be easy to find, we still suggest you this stylish body cape. Shriya Saran was spotted at the Filmfare Awards wearing a beautiful turquoise green saree with a blouse that was more of jewels than cloth. The golden chains dropping on the arms have done a great job of a cape. The extended body jewels could be fashion musts, if you are having some wedding to attend soon.
The queen of fashion in bollywood has always inspired us to love the saree-shrug combination. Yet another stunning ensemble worn by Sonam, has made us dig our fashion tricks, for dressing this pretty. The trick here is how a light hued saree has been perfectly combined with a darker hued, embroidered cape. You could do this too, with your favorite colors.
So, what if you want to show off your smooth and delicate hands but still want to wear the cape on the saree like a boss? Well here is a right option. This stunner piece web like cape which starts from the mane and ends at your shoulder fall, can do the needful. This cape could work for girls or women with a petite upper body.
Sonam, once again made India and its saree famous on the international red carpet when she decided to steal the show at Cannes in this Anamika Khanna trousseau. The intricate designer blouse, the Dhoti style saree and yes the pearl Choker have complimented the sheer pristine cape quite well, or could also be vice versa. But the look was a super duper hit.
HIGH STREET WAY
Our grand moms and yesteryear divas have always loved to pair their sarees with shawls and extra pallus (dupattas). It was just like taking additional clothing above the saree. Same way, this high street ethnic cape can be just placed above the shoulders. Don’t worry it won’t fall because it does have minimal sleeves.
OVER THE SHOULDER
If you wish to wear a full size cape, but still wish to manage to expose your saree and blouse, this pristine white sheer cape can be your savior. The delicate and mesmerizing floral designs on this cape has made us feel a lot much better about wearing the capes with Sarees.
It’s now time to dig into your closet to find your shrugs, capes, cardigans and what not, to style up with your saree. Fashion is what you are comfortable in. So don’t look after any fashion stereotypes, just wear what you love because you never know what you wear might become a trend setter too. Inbox us for Stall bookings for the upcoming biggest Teej and Rakhi Festival.
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