By Nikita Sachdev
There is absolutely no doubt about the fact that Indian women look their best in ethnic wear. When it comes to fashion, Sonam is known to be one of the most experimental actors with stylist sister Rhea Kapoor. So girls this wedding season up your desi swag as you take inspiration from actor Sonam Kapoor.
1. Fringed sari: If you’ve tried fringed dresses and you loved them, then this Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla sari worn by Sonam will make you go wow. This drape is perfect for a day wedding with light colours like pastel green and white. With fringes on it’s border and blouse the saree is a unique creation for someone who loves to experiment with their style. You can accessorise it with statement gold jewellery and wear your hair in a low bun and for make up opt for a gold eye make up, winged liner, blush and light colour lipstick.
2. Denim sari: Deconstructing and reinventing is what you need to do to pull off your traditional wear in a contemporary style, yet making it look graceful. This denim drape by Masaba Gupta made is for those who want to wear traditional and keep it comfortable. You could pair your look with flat shoes and a matching belt. For jewellery you could opt for danglers and bracelets. Since the look is a very minimum one you must opt for a simple hairdo like a low bun and keep the make up simple to a light pink lipstick, blush and kohl.
3. Steel yarn sari: Metallic drapes made news when Sonam word Designer Rimzim Dadu’s steel yarn sari at Cannes. It is a traditional Indian sari which is pre-sown and just slipped on when you have to wear it. The sari is so elaborate that you should opt for statement earrings and leave your arms plain. Tie your hair in a simple low bun and keep the make up low key.
4. Double pallu sari: Is your bestie getting married in the winter season? If yes, then you’re going to love this one. Add a multi layer effect to your sari just like Sonam’s Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla sari, this will not only look stylish but keep you warm too. Drape a sari like you usually do then create a second pallu with a matching and flowing dupatta. Pin the dupatta to your waist, right where you place your pleats. Wear the second pallu across the neck or let it fall in front from the other side. Don’t forget to accessorise with a pretty ring and earrings. Wear a pop colour lipstick and keep the eye make up subtle.
5. Short sari: Hate wearing heels with a sari? Try wearing boots with a short sari. The floral khadi Anavila sari, paired with a bell-sleeved blouse is for those bold enough to experiment. look. The floral prints and ruffled border add a touch of elegance to the sari. Opt for long silver earrings to add to the look and keep your make up dusky and lips light brown.
Which look was your favourite? Let us know in the comment section below.