What is the first image that entertain your mind when we say the word half sarees ?
Young women drapped in a full blown traditional silk skirt with contrasting dupatta and decked up in heavy gold jewellery? Or a sleek diva in a slimmed down net skirt and matching dupatta with some sparkling stone jewellery?
Be a North Indian or South Indian, when we talk about Half sarees, there are certain norms which has been sticking like a glue, and prevent you from stepping out of default zone when styling this classic attire. However, times have changed, so should your way of wearing half sarees.
If you are looking for some modern and fun ways to style this colourful dress, then you need to take Rakul Preet’s recent appearance as serious style inspiration. The pretty actress has been draping delightful half sarees for the promotions of her upcoming movie. While many goes to the list of traditional ways of styling, one stood out and gives us some crush over this classic clothing. Because it is so quirky, fun and would delight any modern girl who want to give a stylish spin to age old attires.
Now take a look on how Rakul Preet redefined the evergreen half saree style.
Good news is, it is not so hard to recreate this style if you care to take few points in caution when you go for selecting the half saree design for you.
The first thing that stood out in the actress dress is the unconventional bold print and textures that are so unknown on half sarees. If you want to gain a trendy look in half sarees, look for skirts and blouse that has quirky prints all over with catchy embellishments like tassels and ruffles.
Ditch the traditional body hugging blouses that are so familiar to be seen with half sarees. Go for relaxed and easy-going blouses, with bell sleeves and boat necks to bring in the fashion quotient. This will give a stylish appeal to this ethnic wear.
For once, stop wearing gold toned or the glittery stone jewellery. Give bold silver jewellery a try, because it can instantly change the mood of your attire. Wear bold oxidized chandbalis or silver jhumkas with equally catching necklace and bangles. We are sure that you will see a different ‘YOU’ in half sarees.
Hairstyle & Makeup:
The idea to wear your half saree to suit the modern style can be accomplished only by completing your styling with a trendy makeup and hairdos. Avoid traditional braids with flowers. Go for messy buns, side braids, fish tail braids, sleek ponytails… etc. to give a new look to your half saree.
With right amount of twist, any traditional wear can be made to look modern.With these few factors in to consideration, you can greatly enhance your half saree style from the traditional zone to modern sassy way! What do you think about Ms.Preet half saree style? Do you find it modern and trendy? Let us know in the comments box below.