Gone are the days when blouses were traditional garments, which was evident on these shows — unconventional blouses rule.
While women have moved from traditional to contemporary and fusion to pre-stitched saris, the blouse has also seen many transitions over the few years.And this was not just seen on the ramps at a recent fashion show in the city, but is also a part of the sartorial choices of bold fashionistas, including Bollywood celebrities Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Kalki Koechlin, Shilpa Shetty and others.The ramps witnessed ankle-length sheers, double-breasted jackets, knee-length capes, crop tops, peplum blouses, sheers, corsets as blouses and a host of other styles.While the Indian sari has seen many transformations in the recent past, the sari blouse too has made a statement with its unconventional cuts and patterns. From being paired with denim shirts, crop tops, bralettes and even jackets, blouse have come a long way.
Since it can make or break your look, this is how you can too rock your conventional saree with these unconventional blouses
This unconventional take lends a contemporary edge to the blouse. Soumodeep Dutta, who is all for zen-like, calm and comfortable fashion, teamed a handloom sari with a chic corset blouse.
Rock the bomber jacket
Work the bold look with this Neha Agarwal style — team a sheer sari with a dark bustier and a bomber jacket for a blouse.
Pep up with peplum
If sophisticated, stylish yet modest is your type then pick this Punit Balana style. Whether you opt to wear it full-sleeved, halfsleeved, halter neck or even, a plunging neckline., the peplum blouse looks great in any style.
Sheer long blouses
Make your blouse a canvas of creativity. This organza embroidered blouse and georgette sari designed by Daya Bansal, is artistic and can be ideal ensemble for a day function.
Pairing an embroidered jacket with a traditional silk can make you stand out at formal weddings. Throw it on over your sari like Arvind Ampula for a cool look or wear it buttoned up like Nakita Dutta if you mean business.
Go with vintage ruffles
Ruffle sleeves are trendy and can rock the vintage, old-school look. Whatever you do, make sure to avoid prints on ruffles.
Graphic it is
Want to rock print on print? Try this — a floral sari with a short-sleeved printed top can slay it like nothing can