Introduction: Mumtaz/Retro Style Saree Draping - How to Wear a Saree Perfectly Step by Step in Different Styles

Mumtaz/Retro Style Saree Draping -

  1. Use a chiffon or georgette saree with borders, for this method. Tuck the end of the saree (non- pallu end) on the right side and bring it around the waist to the back side, tuck it in fully while doing the same.
  2. Bring it towards the front again and hold the pallu towards the left and with the fabric in the middle, make pleats in the front and tuck it a little towards the right side, adjusting the pleats in the center.
  3. Drape the saree around the person along the waist and tuck the fabric neatly all through. While in the front side, bring the saree a little high such that it drapes one layer above the lower layer showing 2 rows of borders, bring the saree around the person again tucking the fabric in the same length.
  4. Now in the front make smaller pleats and keep the length shorter for the pallu and pin it over the left shoulder.

Step 1:

Use a chiffon or georgette saree with borders, for this method. Tuck the end of the saree (non- pallu end) on the right side and bring it around the waist to the back side, tuck it in fully while doing the same.

Step 2:

Bring it towards the front again and hold the pallu towards the left and with the fabric in the middle, make pleats in the front and tuck it a little towards the right side, adjusting the pleats in the center.

Step 3:

Drape the saree around the person along the waist and tuck the fabric neatly all through. While in the front side, bring the saree a little high such that it drapes one layer above the lower layer showing 2 rows of borders, bring the saree around the person again tucking the fabric in the same length.

Step 4:

Now in the front make smaller pleats and keep the length shorter for the pallu and pin it over the left shoulder.

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