Fashion- When Saree Wooed Hollywood!
Hollywood Loves Indian Saree
There have been instances in the fashion world when the west took inspirations from the Indian culture to sport fashion in more graceful manner.
Saree is one of the classiest picks that west is inspired with, we can spot leading Hollywood ladies draped in designer sarees on important occasions. Here’s a little glimpse into the times the Hollywood sported saree at different occasions.
Drape It That Way
Draping is an art and it sets your outfit and you apart, there are a couple of prevalent draping styles that are popular.
Butterfly draping is a style in which the end piece of the saree is pleated very thin to reveal the midriff. Usually paired with a heavily embellished blouse that compliments the thin drape across the body. Gujarati and Bengali style are a couple of styles originated from their region and are very famous. The most trending is the dhoti or the pant style saree draping where you compliment your saree with a well-fitted pair of trousers or dhoti.
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Let’s have a look at the candid pictures of Hollywood beauties rocking the desi dress.
The supermodel walked the ramp for a charity event in Mumbai, in a black Sabyasachi in 2009.
The fashion icon, the diva sported a bright red Tarun Tahiliani’s saree for Vogue cover shoot.
Frieda Pinto for a couple of times has sported the elegant clothing, she rocked a black lehenga saree by Anamika Khana at A Small World gala at Gstaad.
Oprah sported a couple of saree looks while her visit to India.
Elizabeth Hurley had a wedding with Indian traditions, and so the outfits were, she sported a couple of beautiful sarees in her wedding functions.
EatPray Love, the movie stars Julia Roberts where she is seen sporting a beautiful half sewn saree designed by Michael Dennison.
During her visit to India in 2011, Paris sported a pretty Tarun Tahiliani’s pink Swarovski encrusted saree.
She was spotted at Aids Benefit gala, flaunting a charismatic desi look in purple saree she was sporting a tiny bindi to complete her desi avatar.