Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018 Redefines the Future of Sarees

Posted February 14, 2018


The saree is such an integral part of Indian culture, but trust Indian fashion designers to re-imagine the whole 9 yards in new, fantastic ways! From shirts worn as blouses to mono printed creations there’s no better time to be a part of the fashion world than right now. Perfectly rooted in tradition, while staying contemporary, the re invention of the saree shines bright and bold, and just like the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018 was a sartorial treat for us and saw rows and rows of Indian wear with a twist.


We scoped out the latest saree designs and trends featured at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018 for you to try and experiment with. Enjoy!


The Ruffled Saree:


The Ruffled Saree:


The ruffled saree trend has been here for quite some time and is definitely here to stay this 2018. From ruffled saree borders, to pallus to blouse sleeves, this vintage trend is sure to add a statement touch to your sarees. 


The Belted Saree:


The Belted Saree


The Belted Saree


lt's becoming the latest fad, teaming them up with a saree is effortless, chic and trendy. So, belt up your saree look appropriately for the perfect fusion touch.


The T shirt Blouse:


The T shirt Blouse


Ditch your traditional blouses for these new age ones. Pair your saree with these cool and comfy T shirt blouses for that trendy summer feel!


The Inside out Pallu:


The Inside out Pallu


If you want to look out of the box and stand out form the crowd, then these modern drapes are sure to make heads turn. Play with the pallu, wearing it under the blouse to flaunt the fusion saree drape. Buy it here.


The Pant Saree: 


The Pant Saree


For the new age women, something very interesting was showcased at Lakme Fashion Week 2018. It was a saree with pants!! Wear pants or leggings under your saree and drape it so as to completely show off this unique style!


The Net Saree:


The Net Saree


Net Sarees are back with a bang! The perfect pick for those summer weddings. Net sarees are classy and the perfect choice to make a style statement!! 


The Dhoti Style Saree: 


The Dhoti Style Saree


Dhoti Saree’s are a huge rage and are only getting bigger this year! They are the perfect fusion style to rock at a mehndi, sangeet or any party look.


Saree Gone (B)rouge:


Saree Gone (B)rouge


Finally, the day has come that wearing stylish comfy shoes with a saree is chic. The show saw the pairing of sarees with matching brogues and we can’t help but marvel at the sporty chic, laidback touch it lends to the quintessentially Indian garment. 


The Modern Age:


The Modern Age


Kareen Kapoor Khan looks ravishing in this modern age saree look. The black out fit is inspired by a saree. The mega star was seen sporting a modern age saree drape teamed with a palla and pants, completely re-inventing the Indian attire. 


Now which of these styling tricks are you trying with your next Indian look?


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Guest writer : Devika Sharma