Weddings without splurging on apparel are no weddings at all. And when it comes to purchasing wedding silks, people go crazy with the cost, design and brands. But before buying, many forget the simple concerns- Money (DO we need to spend such a huge amount?), Design (Is this design light enough for me to wear again?), Brand/Designer (Do I need this particular brand/designer specifically? Can I replace it with a better local brand/shop?)
Well, since people forget to think before they shop, many silk sarees remain in the closet for years to come. But wait, what if we say that there are ways to wear them and look simply stunning! Let’s dive in deep into the 10 super cool ways to reuse your wedding silks.
To all those who do not wish to stitch other attires from their saree, this way is the best fit for you. There are many ways to drape a saree other than the traditional one. So you can go for various kinds of drapes like a Dhoti drape, Halter gown drape, lehenga drape and many more.
You can look bewitching with a deep-neck silk Anarkali paired with a beautiful choker neckpiece. Depending on your creativity and style, you can have the silk saree stitched as you may prefer.
PS: Don’t overdo the accessories. Stitch out a Potli bag out of your remaining fabric. And you are good to go!
Shararas have been in trend lately. It is the epitome of grace and style in equal proportion. To all those who don’t know much about Shararas, let me introduce you to the style.
From Aliya Bhatt in Kalank to Sara Ali Khan in Kedarnath, all have made Sharara looks memorable. They basically look like Palazzo pants which are tight till your knees and then flared till the ankle.
So, when you stitch them out from a silk saree, make sure to find a proper Dupatta for the look. Do choose high-neck tops while styling them.
Wondering is this the best way to style your wedding silks? Trust us, if stitched properly, this style can top your fashion game. But before you go ahead with this look, beware of how different it is going to make your silks look. This is unique and bold. Choose this only if you are confident enough to carry this look. Go for bold lips while keeping the accessories and makeup minimal.
Straight Kurti and Pants
This is one of the simplistic suggestions to reuse your wedding silks. A humble straight-cut Kurti with ankle-length pants and solid-coloured dupatta would be a heavenly combination. We call this look elegant and chic. Pair it up with strong jewellery pieces and you get a sophisticated look!
You might disagree with the fact that Palazzo pants don’t make great traditional outfits. So, we’ve decided to bust this myth. Adding to the list of our suggestions, Palazzo Pants made out of Silk Sarees make for a beautiful outfit. They are super comfortable and very stylish.
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A long pleated Skirt with a solid-coloured Kurti can be a good way to reuse your silk saree. The skirt can be used with many tops like a plain white shirt, crop-top or a heavy-embellished Kurti. If you choose a heavy-embellished Kurti, go for a lighter Dupatta and vice-versa.
You can always go for a chic black blouse with a belt to pair up with any Silk Saree. This look can certainly give a fusion look in no time. Also, if you do not have a suitable belt, you can definitely go for a DIY belt using laces and patchwork that are easily available. You can choose a simple black crop top or a turtleneck top to style this look.
Jumpsuits make great style statements. So, why not stitch a jumpsuit out of a Silk Saree? They are fashionable and easy to carry. You do not need many accessories to amplify the look. This one-piece attire is fun to wear and also makes you super comfortable.
Lehenga- Velvet Blouse
A velvet blouse is the ultimate game-changer when paired with a heavy silk lehenga. Velvet fabric adds a royal touch to the overall look. When you pair a simple velvet blouse with a heavy lehenga, you can create an effortlessly elegant and graceful look. Off-shoulder, one-shoulder, deep neck and almost every design highlighting your neck will work with this look.
These are some of our favourite suggestions to try on. Let us know how you feel about our article in the comment section below.