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Sari avaIndian saree is a beautiful garment. And there are hundreds of ways of draping it. These styles of draping a sari vary according to the region of use, purpose, occasion, or even the mood of a female. In the article below, you can learn 5 more ways of wearing a sari: Rajasthani style, Hyderabadi Marwadi style, Bengali style, Mumtaz style, and Mermaid style. All of them are sophisticated and pretty.

 

Rajasthani Style

Use a Bandhini saree (tie and dye material) for this method. Tuck the end of the saree (non-pallu end) on the right side. Tuck it in fully while doing the same and bring it around the waist to the back side. Bring it towards the front again, leave some length of fabric, and tuck on the left waist. Bring the saree around the person and to the front again. Make pleats on the pallu and let it flow from back to front, keeping the length short. Pin it on the right shoulder. Adjust the pleats to cover the chest, making the pleats accordingly. Use pins to secure on the front side over the blouse. Take the end of pallu on the left side and secure it under the left arm towards the back with a pin. Now make pleats in the front, tucking it in the center. Now adjust the pallu back side which will flow longer, diagonal to the body, in this style.

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Hyderabadi Marwadi Style

Use a chiffon or georgette half and half saree for this method. Tuck the end of the saree (non-pallu end) on the right side and bring it around the waist to the back side; tuck it in fully while doing the same. Bring it towards the front again, leave some length of fabric, and tuck on the left waist. Draping the saree over, bring it to the front, bring the pallu over the left shoulder and make pleats to secure it with a pin. While doing this, keep the first pleat (that is near the neck) straight across the chest and secure an extra pin. Now make pleats in the lower area and tuck it in the center.

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Bengali Style (Dhola Re Dhola)

Use a chiffon or georgette saree for this method. Tuck the end of the saree (non-pallu end) on the right side and bring it around the waist to the back side; tuck it in fully while doing the same. Bring it towards the front, fold the saree in a broad pleat about the size of the midrib of the person, and tuck the pleat in. Repeat the same step thrice again. Now make pleats on the pallu and put it over the left shoulder, secure it with a pin. Take the end of the pallu and bring it over the right shoulder from back to front. Now taking fabric from both sides, pin the saree together in the center of the chest, covering it neatly like a V-pattern.

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Mumtaz Style

Use a chiffon or georgette saree with borders for this method. Tuck the end of the saree (non-pallu end) on the right side and bring it around the waist to the back side; tuck it in fully while doing the same. Bring it towards the front again, hold the pallu towards the left, and with the fabric in the middle, make pleats in the front and tuck it a little towards the right side, adjusting the pleats in the center. Drape the saree around the person along the waist and tuck the fabric neatly all through. While in the front side, bring the saree a little high, so that it drapes one layer above the lower layer showing 2 rows of borders. Bring the saree around the person again, tucking the fabric in the same length. Now in the front make smaller pleats, keep the length shorter for the pallu, and pin it over the left shoulder.

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Mermaid Style

Use a chiffon or georgette saree for this method. Tuck the end of the saree (non-pallu end) on the right side and bring it around the waist to the back side; tuck it in fully while doing the same. Bring it towards the front again, leave some length of fabric, and tuck on the left waist. Bring the saree around the person and bring it to the front again. Make pleats on the pallu and secure it, flowing from the back to the front, keeping it long. Make pleats in the front and secure in the center. Now bring the pallu end in a single layer, drape it around the left waist, and secure it below the left waist, after bringing it around the person once fully.

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