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Thursday, 5 December 2013

Gorgeous Green Chiffon Saree: What I Wore to a Wedding

Remember how I told you I had to attend a string of weddings in the past month?! Well, I still have a couple of weddings to attend this month, but I thought why not give you a look in to the (Indian) outfits I wore to these celebrations.


Starting with this beautiful green saree that I wore to my husband’s friend’s wedding (posted on Instagram), this saree was a part of the ‘wedding sarees’ from my husband’s side. And I had chosen this (and a couple of others) while we were out shopping for wedding related things.



It’s a beautiful green chiffon saree with gold motifs all throughout. Although not visible in the photo, the gold motifs are topped off with delicate kundan work. What I love about this saree is its sheer simplicity - lightweight and manageable, yet dressy enough to be worn to a wedding. The blouse that came with it was in the same colour with a gold zari border. However, I paired it up with a dusty golden blouse. Before my wedding, I got a couple of things made with a view that they would go with tons of Indian outfits, and this golden blouse is one of them. It’s short sleeved and has got a beautiful, deep, round back with gold latkans hanging on to the strings. And yes, just as I’m writing this, I realise that I have forgotten to take a photo of the blouse (the back I mean)!

Since I find sarees to be dressy enough by themselves, I did not go crazy with the accessories. For earrings, I wore beautiful gold jhumkas. And I carried my phone and lipstick in a gold clutch (borrowed from Mum). I had my rosegold watch on one hand and in the other, I wore some green and gold bangles. Another thing I love wearing with Indian outfits is bindis. I think they immediately add a touch of ‘Indian-ness’ to one’s look.

I do not know if I’ve mentioned this earlier, but I do not know how to tie a saree properly. I mean I can make do if I just have to be at home (remember the yellow saree I wore on Karva Chauth- that was tied by moi), but if I’m going out I prefer getting it tied at a beauty parlour. Thankfully, I have one which is stone’s throw away from my house. So when I went to the parlour to get my saree tied, you know what I discovered- that this saree was short! I mean I was hardly wearing 1 inch heels and I had to change in to flats, thanks to the weird width of the saree :/ That was the only bummer.

Tip: Girls, when you’re buying a saree, please check the width. This saree was bought from Nalli and I couldn’t have imagined it to be short on me, but it was! And I’m not even exceptionally tall (I’m 5’6)!
I would love to hear from you.

And yes, a lot of ‘Indian outfit’ posts are in the pipeline.



27 comments :

  1. That Sari is gorgeous!! I've never had any trouble with saris being too short though, I'm 5'5" and I don't usually wear heels so that could make a difference.

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    1. Thanks, Rachel! :)
      5'5'' qualifies as 'above average' height for women in India (I think). But yeah, I think the heels add up the inches.

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  2. Beautiful Sari! You look so pretty! Thanks for sharing your look with Three-fer Thursday!
    xo Bethany
    www.perfectlycoutured.com

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  3. This is a beautiful Saree =)

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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  4. Anya you always look absolutely grogeous. And with this Sari there's no exception. You are just beautiful.
    Happy Friday sweetie.
    hugs
    Lenya

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    1. Lenya, thanks! :)
      Loved your sparkly skirt to bits.

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  5. Such a beautiful dress, and the color is my favorite!

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    1. Thanks, Shey! :)
      Loved the vintage vibe of your outfit.

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  6. Love your Saari!
    The color suites you :D

    http://fashhunny.blogspot.in/

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  7. you look lovely :)
    http://abrideinhurry.wordpress.com/

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  8. this saree is beautiful! you look lovely in it, and tying a saree isn't that difficult! lol

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    1. Thanks, Kayennat! :)
      I had learnt how to tie a saree before my wedding, but somehow I can never manage to get the pleats right. Any tricks to that?

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  9. Chiffon is the material which I normally prefer over silk and net. though I love geoegette too. This gree clor chiffon saree looks great on you. But I what I think is it should be little heavy designer saree for a wedding. What say?

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  10. Looking very pretty.. & beautiful saree

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  11. wow its really amazing sarees. you have good ideas about sarees. I wants to buy bollywood designer sarees for good appearance. thanks for sharing with me.

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  12. Absolutely beautiful chiffon saree in green color. The chiffon sarees are vogue in fashion industries. Thanks for sharing great post with us!

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