as beautiful as sarees are, the best of us struggle when it comes to draping stiff sarees. they hold a bad reputation of making youlook older or unflattering. let’s bust this perception. here’s how you can drape your silk sarees, with a lehenga. replace your petticoat with a lehenga skirt for this drape. start with neatly pleating your pallu and secure it with a pin. drape the pleated pallu over your left shoulder & pin it. now, slide your lehenga skirt bringing the back to the side of your hip.
take the pallu around your waist to ascertain where to start the pleats from. bear in mind, your pleats make your drape, so theyâ€™ve got to be perfect. hold the end of your saree keeping a6 inch gap between your hands. now start pleating by grabbing opposite ends,to create the pleats. tug at the pleats to neaten them. you need to pleat the rest of the saree following this. tuck the pleats on the side of your hip andsecure them with a pin. now slide your lehenga skirt in place making sure the pleats are at the back. pleat along the edge of the saree & tuck at your left hip.
remember, this style looks best with stiff sarees, due their ability of making the drape lines very distinct. you can now throw on a delicate waist beltto define your curves. hope this video inspires you to put your stiff sarees and lehengas to good use. until next time, stay tuned and stay glamrs!