Dupion Sarees: A sari, sarees, or shari is a female garment from the Indian subcontinent. It consists of a drape varying from five to nine yards (4.5 metres to 8 metres) in length and two to four feet (60 cm to 1.20 m) in breadth.
Styles of draping
There are more than 80 recorded ways to wear sarees. The most common style is to wrap around the waist, with the loose end of the drape to be worn over the shoulder, baring the midriff. Please find some of the famous styles here.
Nivi: The pleats are passed through the legs and tucked into the waist at the back. This allows free movement while covering the legs.
Bengali and Odia style: the Bengali style is worn without pleats. It is wrapped around in an anti-clockwise direction around the waist and then a second time from the other direction.
Gujarati/Rajasthani/Pakistani: Tucking in the pleats is the same as the nivi style. You rather have to take the loose end from the back, drape across the right shoulder, and pull across to be secured in the back.
Madisar: This drape is typical of Iyengar/Iyer Brahmin ladies from Tamil Nadu. Traditional Madisar seems like it is worn using 9 yards saree.
Kodagu style: The pleats are created in the rear, instead of the front. The loose end of the sari is draped back-to-front over the right shoulder, and is pinned to the rest of the sari.
Assamese: The bottom portion, draped from the waist downwards is called Mekhela; veil is known as Chadar. It is worn with long sleeve choli.
Malayali style: Usually made of unbleached cotton and decorated with gold or coloured stripes and/or borders.
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