Saree is a magical outfit and how this nine yard long piece of cloth is draped around the slender figures is another magical thing. Fabrics like silk, cotton, crepe or chiffon had been a big favourite among Indian women but very recently net sarees have taken the fashion industry in a rage. These sarees were there even before but in past few years, they have become popular like never before. And modern Indian ladies who are so much into western dresses like sarees made of this fabric as a perfect party wear. And why not! There are so many reasons for it.
Net sarees make a perfect dress for parties due to their stylish looks. There are so many experiments that have been done with these sarees. And each of them had become a grand success. Net sarees are not completely transparent but translucent and it is this translucency which adds to the sensuality of the wearer. These ultimate fashionable sarees are a welcome change from the stereotyped avatar of Indian outfits which stand for traditions. Saree in net fabric is a stylist dress. And there are so many variations to choose from. These sarees are embellished with sequins, stones, shimmers, mukesh, zari, gota and what not. Embroideries, velvet borders and heavily worked silk or cotton patti as borders are other variations.
Latest fashion introduced in net sarees are half and half where one half is net and other is velvet. You can find this variety overwhelming the shelves of stores, mannequins, and the fashion websites. Ladies who were little sceptic about net sarees due to the translucency are buying it without second thought. With a net saree it is so easy to steal the show. Choose the right colour, use proper accessories, a matching embellished clutch bag and team with a stylish and comfortable pair of shoes- you are ready for the show. Stiletto goes best with this saree but if you cannot carry it off well, avoid it. Flat shoes kill the diva look so stick to high or medium heels to look best in a beautiful saree.
If you switch on your television or browse through Page 3, you will notice celebrities in net sarees. From Aishwrya Rai Bachchan to Anushka Sharma- net sarees are favourite type of everyone for social occasions. Indian actresses attending international film festivals and award functions can be seen in net sarees. Modern Indian ladies who may or may not follow these celebrities do not mind following the fashion statement set by them. Often women with little flabby midriff feel awkward to drape this fabric but you can simply rule it out because the translucent net rather slims you down. But make sure the petticoat you wear is of satin or taffeta in the base colour of the saree. However, if your arms are heavy, you can go for full or three quarter sleeves blouse in net. It looks classy yet stylish and you can hide your arms as well.
There is another reason behind net sarees being so popular. They are available in all price ranges depending on the quality and amount of work. Some of the sarees are exorbitantly expensive because they are embellished with Swarovski stones, Kundan stones and other semi precious stones. To stand out in a crowd, you can visit the Bollywood sarees section which is there in most of the websites. You can choose from the options where your favourite stars can be seen in different sarees. Sharing your wardrobe with stars is quite an exciting idea. What more, these sarees can be bought in less than Rs. 1000 as well due to the discounts offered. If you still don’t have a bet saree in your collection, get one right away.