~ How to Wear/Drape Indian Sari/Saree

Saree/Sari is a traditional wear of Indian women which is 6 yards (around 5.5m) and 9 yards long (around 8.2m) in some cases. It comes in different patterns and materials. There are more than 50 types of saris listed.

Not only the type of sarees, even the style of sarees is diverse across the country. The pattern in which Sari is worn differs as per the state and at times as per the community within the same state.

Some of the renowned types of Saris in India are: Paithani, Banarasi, Kanchipuram, Kantha, Sambalpuri, Kosa, Bandhani


Girls in Sari with Different Styles

I have shared some videos of how to wear sari in different styles.If you are a beginner and know nothing about sari, you can start with this video –

Note: This video is quite technical 🙂 It describes all the details related to a sari. In case you are eager to start, I would recommend the next video by scrolling down next link below.

1. Gujrati Style Sari (From State of Gujarat)

[Watch this video to understand various components and tips on things to do before and while wearing saree. This video uses a tool for making pleats which can be done by hand as demonstrated in other videos]

Clip 2 , Clip 3

2. Maharashtrian Style [Called Nauvari Saree, from state of Maharashtra)

See : Clip 2 , clip 3

3. Bengali Style Saree (From State of Bengal)

See: Clip 2, Clip 3, Clip 4

4. Assam Style (Called Mekhala Sador, From State of Assam)

5. Rajasthani Style ( From State of Rajasthan)

Clip 2

6. Andhra Style (From State of Andhra Pradesh)

7. Kerela Style (Called Mundu, From State of Kerala)

8. Tamil Nadu Style (From State of Tamilnadu)

For More Types and Styles of Sarees, you can watch videos here

Thanks for visiting. Hope you like it.

Watch this space in future for updated videos…

image credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Women_in_Sari.jpg

Sources: Wikipedia, Youtube, Google search, and other links mentioned in the post.


6 thoughts on “~ How to Wear/Drape Indian Sari/Saree

  1. Pingback: ~ Big Fat Indian Wedding Celebration : Bridal Makeover | GLOBAL INDIAN BLOG

  2. Its quite amazing that a single saree when worn in different ways gives a totally different look. Even I too didn’t knew that there are so many types of saree draping ways. Thanks for the informative post.


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