Whether it is a wedding, festival or any tradition-focused event, sarees have long been a symbol of Indian elegance. While there is no doubting that fact, lending a contemporary touch to a saree in the 21st century only further glorifies its appeal.
Festive season is back with a bang, which calls for celebrations. While one prepares to jump into the festive mode, having the right kind of wardrobe, one that reflects the vibe of the festivity, sets the tone for your celebrations. As you finalize your looks for Navratri and Diwali, we have curated some of the most contemporary saree looks, all while retaining the traditional spark.
Sana Barreja’s Frame of Sassy, Studs and Sophistication
The pre-stitched, mint-green saree by Sana Barreja is a celebration of style and sophistication through its embellished designs, well-fitting silhouette and unique pattern. The studded, hand-embroidered jacket adds a bespoke charm to the ensemble, while the combination of the fabric, hues and cuts offers a refreshing and elegant appeal.
Prints by Radhika’s Artsy Affair with a Jacket Saree
Prints by Radhika’s prêt ensemble is a classic blend of art and elegance. While the floral artwork, combined with the soft fabric and a unique color choice, lends a subdued charm to the attire, the jacket and the bold cuts induce a contemporary flavor, making the entire look a perfect balance of modern and traditional
Ridhi Mehra’s Serene, Off-Shoulder Saree Gown
Ridhi Mehra’s pink saree gown is an ideal representation of couture sophistication with the right balance of subtle and stylish. On the one hand, if the pleated, oversized sleeves complement the funky and frilly neckline, the length of the ensemble, on the other hand, reflects chic and minimalistic elements in equal measure. Whether it is a Diwali party, an evening gala or a bridal shower, this outfit is an easy fit
Vedika M’s Orange-Tinted Prêt Power
Fuse style and elegance, and this orange-tinted saree by Vedika M looks like the best bet. The quirky designs along the length of the ensemble combine with the pattern and fit of the saree, to paint a striking picture of a modern saree look. The sharp cuts and the uneven hemline easily stir up the look for any festive or traditional occasion
Vvani’s Chic Turquoise Magic
Vvani’s turquoise saree is a creative and contemporary take on ethnic wear, through its incorporation of a striking, hip-looking border and an embellished and well-fitted blouse. The ornamental details on the blouse stand in sharp contrast to the minimalism of the lehenga, which creates an eclectic fusion that is aptly suited for the festive season
Neha Chopra’s Ruffled Treat
Offering a twist to the standard six yards of elegance, Neha Chopra’s saree adds a hint of oomph and sass to the ensemble, with its ruffled pattern and a dazzling belt. The blouse, on the other hand, is a fine blend of modern and traditional with its mirror work and intricate details. Be it a cocktail party or a wedding ceremony, this scarlet red attire fashionable retains the traditional element and makes the cut for many an occasion
Sukriti & Aakriti’s Multi-Hued Celebration and Some Traditional Excellence
With a backdrop of a white blouse and lehenga covered, the net twist in Sukriti Aakriti’s ensemble stands out with vibrant hues, ruffled borders and a dazzling demeanor. The collar brings out a classic vibe that complements the bright color palette that is used for the net, which further adds to the contemporary appeal of the look. Boasting a stylish and modern feel, the saree glorifies traditional couture with a twist