If you wish to avoid your everyday, mundane jeans-Top or salwar on special occasions, i’ve got you covered.No need to worry-i’ll guide you on how to elegantly wear a saree for different occasions.

Saree is always ageless and adds an elegant touch that puts you in the limelight.If you are a saree lover then just scroll down below to know the secret.


Birthday Party:

I understand you aim to shine on your birthday,so consider choosing an embellished bead and stone saree or a Ruffled one for a glamorous look by pairing it with a shoulder strap blouse.

Saree Color:You can choose bright colours saree like Magenta,Orange & Lemon Green..

Hair: Curl your hair to create a funky look.

 Makeup: You can go for a soft and gentle eye-makeup look with a lot of pink-blusher to get a perfect birthday girl look.

Shoe:Block Heel or Sandal Heel will seamlessly complement your style.

Cocktail Party:

If you want to dazzle at the cocktail party in a saree, opt for a Sequin one to sparkle like a diamond.You can pair it with a strapless blouse.

Saree Color: You can go for dusty pink, off-beige,golden or silver coloured saree.

Hair: Give a straight hair look to your style.

 Makeup:Nude makeup look is the best choice to go with this look & add lipgloss to complete the look.

Shoe: Nude-coloured  Pencil Heel can be a best choice.

Anniversary Party:

You can elevate the glamour of your anniversary party look to match your wedding day by adorning a Benarasi Saree of Kanjivaram silk .You can wear a Brocade silk blouse to give it a statement look.

Saree Color: No doubt you need to go for a Dark red, Maroon or Navy Blue Color saree to feel the memory of your wedding day.

Hair: Try a silk bun to recreate your wedding look.

 Makeup:Try a Dewy Makeup look with a lot of mascara and a red bindi to finish the look.

Shoe:  Kolha wedge will be perfect for styling and comfort.

New-eve Party:

I understand your desire to embrace a new style for the New Year’s Eve party by draping a silk saree.Consider pairing it with a Trench coat to stay warm while enjoying the party.

Saree Color:

You must try Rust, Dark Brown or Black coloured saree.

Hair:Try a high ponytail hair look.

Makeup:Go for a Smokey eye look or cat-eye look for the new-eve party & apply a lip oil to make your lip colour subtle yet soft.

Shoe:Heeled Boots will not only be a stylish choice but also provide warmth during the winter.


Haldi ceremony:

If you wish to glow during your Haldi ceremony,go for  a cotton saree.If you’re unsure about how to drape a cotton saree then  i’m your style adviser to guide you.You can try adopting your  “Athpoure’ draping style to match with your bridesmaid.

Saree Color:Try Lemon Yellow, Corn Yellow or Pineapple Yellow coloured Saree or if You want to try out of the box then go for a Red bordered white saree.

Hair: You can try Mermaid Hairstyle.

Makeup:Try natural makeup with a lot of highlighter & you can add a Mangtika to complete your look.

Shoe: Pairup with Multicolored-Jutti.

Destination Wedding:

If you prefer not to wear a heavy lehenga for your destination wedding then you can tie the knot by wearing a Floral printed Chiffon saree to feel light and trendy too.

Saree Color:You can explore Mauve ,Sage Green, Bright Peach coloured Saree for your special big day.

Hair: Loose waves with Gold plated Hair band can change the style game.

Makeup: Keep your makeup minimal still glam by adding a little shimmer on the eyes, a light highlighter and coral blush on the cheeks and a pinky nude lipstick that will tie it all in for your big fat wedding look.

Shoe: On your wedding day, you will want a style that is both elegant and comfortable for your dance performance afterward.In this case, embellished Gold Chunky Sneakers can be the best option.

Reception Party:

For the best reception look,I will suggest you to try a kanjivaram silk saree with a full sleeve blouse.It will not only elevate your style but also add extra shine to your reception party.

Saree Color:You can consider Royal Blue, Purple or peacock blue colours to elevate your styling game.

Hair: You can try Ringlet Bun with Flowers or Side Swept curls with loose hair to match the style.

Makeup: Enhance your diva look by trying a smokey eye with a nude lipstick to balance and complement your eye makeup.

Shoe:Try a woven Rose Gold coloured kolhapuri Heel to look glam at your reception party with any doubts.



If you are thinking about how to style a saree for durga puja look then adorn an organza saree for a stylish look, paired elegantly with a half sleeve blouse to enhance your glamour.

Saree Color:I will say you can choose any  colour but you need to try a red saree  in the morning of ashtami.

Hair:You can keep your hair open or give a soft curl to your hair.

Makeup:Try no makeup-makeup look .

Shoe:You can choose Handmade Mojari or Mule to complete your look.

Ganesh Chaturthi:

You can drape yourself in a Paithani Silk Saree while participating in the Ganesh Chaturthi worship.

Saree Color:You can consider trying sarees in Yellow, Green and Light Pink colours.

Hair:You can try High Bun,Knot Bun or Twisted Low Bun.

Makeup:Try a bright pink lip shade to brighten up your face with a nosepin to look fabulous.

Shoe:You can opt for flats or sandals.


If you want to lighten up your style, consider trying a Tussar Silk Saree or Sico Gadwal.

Saree Color:Black colour will be the perfect colour for the Diwali saree look.

Hair:Traditional Bun with A Twist can give you a retro style in your look for this diwali Party.

Makeup:Gold or Champagne colour eye look will be a great choice for Diwali Party with a bold red lipstick.

Shoe:Kolhapuri shoes will be a good choice.


If you have read the full blog ,I believe you are ready to slay the look by draping a saree.

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Authors Bio

Hello, myself Susmita Modak,i am a saree specialist content writer and recently working with Legacy of Bhojraj.With a keen eye for style and a passion for cultural elegance,i write about fashion trends with saree.I loved wearing my mother’s sarees since childhood.It sparked my interest in draping and styling sarees on my own and i have turned this passion into a career.