Sarees is the traditional cloth of India, Nepal or Bangladesh women. Some parts of Pakistan they use to wear saree specially those are in Hindu religion, Muslim are using only in parties or some traditional festival. Sri Lankan women also use saree in casual wear or party wear. In India each and every women have sarees in their wardrobe. As we know, it consists of a drape varying from five to nine yards (4 to 8m) in length and two to four feet in breath that is typically wrapped around the waist, with one end draped over the shoulder. Saree is the most graceful ethnic attire that is been making an impression since ages.
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It is the very famous style in Andhra Pradesh, India. This is very simple and very traditional style of saree draping. The pleats are passed through the legs and tucked into waist at the back. In this style women feel free movement while covering the legs as well.
These type of style is worn in Bengal and Orissa. This is very unique style it’s worn without any pleats. Saree is wrapped around in an anti-clockwise direction around the waist and then a second time from other direction. They also cover the head as well. They use petticoat as well to fit the bottom.
Gujarati or Pakistani Style
It has some similarity with nivi style. Steps are like that after tucking like navi style, the loose end is taken from back, draped across the right shoulder, and pulled across to be secured in the back.
This is very tough style to describe in world but i am going to describe it little bit. That style is much similar like men’s dhoti style. The center of the saree is placed at the center back, the ends are brought forward and tied securely, and then the two ends are wrapped around the legs.
The sari is the most commonly worn women’s clothing in Nepal where a special style of sari draping is called haku potash. The sari is draped around the waist and a shawl is worn covering the upper half of the sari, which is used in place of a pallu.
Often secured by tying them firmly across the chest, covering the breasts.
This saree style is three set garment known Mekhela chador. The bottom portion, draped from the waist downwards is called Mekhela and veil is known as Chadar and is worn with long sleeve choli.
Professional style of draping
A professional style of draping a sari which is referred to “Air-Hostess style sari”. An air hostess style sari is tied in just the same way as a normal saree except that the pleats are held together quite nicely with the help of pins.
Kunbi style Goan Gauda and Kunbis, and those of them who have migrated to other states use this way of draping Sari or Kappad, this form of draping is created by tying a knot in the fabric below the shoulder and a strip of cloth which crossed the left shoulder was fasten on the back.