8 Best Dresses Made of Old Sarees


Hey readers,

Diwali is approaching fast and then comes the season of weddings. October, November and December are the months of festivals and weddings and everytime you open your wardrobe you stand there up looking up for something new and but don’t want to because you already have a lot of new dresses. Sometimes our budget doesn’t allow us to buy costly and heavy dresses. So ladies solution is just in your old luggage bag, the side corner of your almirah and some other unseen boxes. Yes Yes I am talking about your old sarees that you have bought last year and now not in mood to wear anymore. Here is the best attires worn by celebrities that you can make using your old saries.

The Gorgeous Lehenga

Kareen Kapoor herself is a fashion statement. Whatever she wear, she wear it with grace and elegance and that is the reason she is the ideal of many Indian women. And once she wore a green pink lehenga which looked stunning. If you have one or two Banarasi Saris at your home, you can just go to your tailor and get one same lehenga for yourself. The lehenga styled with some pearl jewellery is going to give you the best festive and wedding look.

Floor Length Kali Suit

The Diva Sonam Kapoor brough Banarsi Saris back in trend by wearing it in the best possible resued way. Using Banarasi or Kanviwaram saris you can stitch a floor length Kali Wala suit which styled with some heavy earring and gajara in hair will give you a trendy, graceful and elegant look.

The Grace of Kurti

The beauty, Chitrangda Singh took our heart away by wearing this basic-pattern sari into a tremendously stunning way. The kurti is stitched using an old basic sari. The border of the sari gave great fall to the kurti and the simple and sleek design made it more classy. So ladies what are you waiting for. Just pick you sari and rush to your tailor or boutique.

The Casual Look

The cutie superstar Alia Bhat always gives us goals for casual looks and once again she did the same with a plazzo/skirt made of a sari fabric teamed up with a with casual shirt. She looked extremely pretty and so can you. All you need a sari with heavy base and get it stitched into a plaitted skirt or plazzo pair it up with a casual shirt and you are all set to slay.

Dupatta For Plain Suits

Saris are not only meant to be reused in dresses, it can be a great option of a duppata. We all have some heavy saries that are too old to be worn again and too pretty to be thrown away. So for this you can get make a beautiful and heavy duppatta using your old saris. These duppattas can be styled with plain silk suits. You can also use the borders of the sari on your suits or the neck or as a lace for the dress that will compliment the duppatta perfectly.

Above Ankle Pants

Just like Alia Bhatt, Pariniti also has great influence on young Indian girls and women. She kills with smile and style. Here she has worn a sari styled as a formal pant/plazzo and the teaming up of white shirt with the necklace gives this dress a indo-western, modern/ethenic look which is gorgeous. You can also get the shirt in some other stuff and colour. Or it can be styled with an off shoulder top of black or white colour. Else depends upon how creative you are.

Shrugs of Saris

Saris can be a great source to make shrugs. Using a sari with sequence work, embroidery work and prints you can make shrugs to be worn with your dresses. Other than the shrugs saris can be reused to make capes for your western attires and trust me everybody is going to praise you for the innovative idea you will put forth.

Maxi Dress With Chiffon/Georgette Saris

You or your mom must have a cupboard full or printed light-weight cotton chiffon and Georgette saris. Now its time to give those saris a new life. You can slay as Deepika is slaying in the picture above. Get the best printed sari from your wardrobe and turn it into a beautiful maxi dress. These maxi dresses look flawless and apt for the festivity. Teamed up with right accessories you can definitely look stunning and that too in your budget.