The Gujarati style saree is a very traditional and elegant drape.
The traditional Gujarati Sarees include Bandhej/Bandhani/Leheriya, made by a technique of Tie & Dye. This produces distinctive patterns making each piece unique. They are made mainly of Silk, Satin, Cotton & Georgette.These sarees are best suited for Indian Festivals.
Show off the intricately bordered pallus in full. Well suited for any occasion, the Gujarati style saree wearing adds a touch of Western India to your style.
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- Patola or any embellished saree
- Glass bangles
- A pair of footwear
- Jewelry in gold
- Few safety pins
- And around 3 Minutes
5 Easy Steps to Drape in Gujarati Style
- Tuck the Saree in the petticoat starting from the right to the left and bring it around to the front.
- Now, let’s make the pleats & tuck it neatly with the pleats facing right side.
- Hold the pallu end and make pallu pleats.
- Then, take the pallu around from the back over to the right shoulder and pin it up neatly leaving pleats hanging in the front.
- Pin the hanging pleats on the left side of your waist.
Tips & Tricks
- Wear a matching petticoat.
- You can also arrange pallu beforehand and pin it to hold it in place, even when you store the Saree.
- Settle in your footwear beforehand to get the right length of Saree at the foot.
- Keep safety pins handy for easy tucks & pin-ups.
- Be ready with basic make-up, to save on time.
- Keep traditional Jewelry