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Historically, women from Maharashtra were the first ones to sport Paithani sarees draped in a dhoti style. The reason was it helped them riding a horse so that they could actively participate in wars. What started as a traditional custom, has now propagated throughout the nation as a serious bridal fashion choice. Women drape a saree in dhoti style with different blouse combinations, patterns using various saree fabrics. A Dhoti saree is no longer just about traditions...it's also largely about fashion!
So, here are some stunning images that you must check out. Pay attention to the fashion cues and rock every wedding event!
Maroon Tara Dhoti
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Check out this uber-chic maroon Dhoti saree with stars embellishments all over it. The subtle silver stars and the ruffled edge of the Palla totally give the outfit the attitude it deserves! Pair it up with a silver blouse with mirror work and you're good to go.
Beige Embroidered Dhoti Saree
This beige colour Ritu Kumar ensemble would be the perfect choice for you if you're looking for a Dhoti saree that exudes elegance. The soft colour, the exquisite embroidery work and the numerous pleats make this saree a vision in beige. A matching blouse with 3/4 sleeves and beige stilettos would complete your look.
Fashion tip: Go for a retro hairstyle with finger waves, golden teardrop earrings and bangles.
Icy Blue Dhoti Saree With Blazer
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Try Dhoti saree with pants for your Cocktail party or Reception if you're looking for a contemporary fusion look. The icy blue Dhoti pants coupled with a matching silk blazer is an ultimate display of panache with an edge. Sport a matching bralette with silver embroidery for the right amount of chicness.
Fashion tip: Diamond waterfall earrings, white bangles and a silver colour clutch with tassels or pleats.
Off-White Net Dhoti Saree
Fan of subtle graceful fashion? This off-white Dhoti saree is just the kind of an outfit you need to create a buzz without making noise! The beautiful net saree, the white mirror work just around the Pallu border, and the classy broad silver belt- everything about this saree screams poise! Pair it up with a full sleeve blouse in off-white with intricate lacework.
Fashion tip: Large hoop earrings in silver with studded stones. Keep your hair open.
Baby Pink Chiffon Dhoti Saree
You know it's a Tarun Tahiliani bridal couture when you witness refined craftsmanship in plush fabrics laced with impeccable style. This baby pink chiffon Dhoti saree is one of his signature ensembles that purely exhibit elegance with delicate work. Drape this outfit on a Sangeet night or a Cocktail party for that oomph factor!
Rose Dhoti Saree With Zardosi Blouse
If you're looking for something with a little traditional touch, try this Fuschia rose Dhoti saree. The radiant colour if the saree is further enhanced by the gorgeous Zardosi work done all over the blouse. The beautiful contrast without distracting attention from any of the elements is what makes this saree a perfect attire.
Orange & Fuschia Dhoti Saree With Brocade Jaal
Let's bring some colours to happy occasions! When you wear this brilliant Dhoti saree in orange and Fuschia with extensive brocade Jaal work done all over it, the whole wedding venue would brighten up with your aura! The vibrant colours and the ethereal threadwork make this attire simply breathtaking.
Striped Dhoti Saree Pants
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If you're one of the brides who is looking for an outfit with Indo-western vibes, this would be your thing. This pair of striped Dhoti saree pants are classy, stylish, and oozes out loads of attitude. With the right kind of accessories and styling, you could steal every show with this dress.
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Try new blouse designs, experiment with colours and patterns and don't be afraid to explore new combinations with your Dhoti saree. Usually, this is the go-to bridal outfit for pre-wedding functions. You can mix it up with pants, salwar or leggings. Choose your jewellery and accessories keeping the event in mind. If you're leaning more towards a traditional look, pick out apt jewellery to go with your saree. In case you feel a little experimental, mix, and match. Dhoti sarees are not just chic to look at, but also extremely comfortable and convenient. So don't hold back to try your first in the upcoming event!
Check out some stunning bridal heels to go with your Dhoti saree.