How to Dress With Sensation With a Sari

A sari is the traditional Indian dress, consisting of a lot of fabric made of cotton or silk wrapped around the body. Wearing a sari by itself is not complete: jewelry must also be done specially.


  1. Wear the sari first. Buy a ready made sari, with the pleats at the skirt done. Also, the, "pallu", or the part which goes above the breast should be silken and decorated so that extra pleats won't be needed.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%201.jpg
  2. Start out by wrapping the part with the pleats around your waist. When the ends meet, the skirt waist should have two strings. Tie them together to secure the skirt on. The pleated part should be in the front center.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%202.jpg
  3. Drape the remaining fabric from your waist to your left shoulder, and let it drop downwards from there. The, "pallu", a decorated part should appear above your breasts. Since this is a ready made sari it should be decorated enough and not in need of pleats.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%203.jpg
  4. Wear golden sandals, preferably heeled. Alternately, wear black boots or other fancy footwear. Try to have it gleaming, especially if your sari is gleaming.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%204.jpg
  5. Wear anklets. Fasten them on like a necklace is fastened on. You can buy these at Indian stores.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%205.jpg
  6. On your wrists, wear traditional Indian bracelets, also found at Indian stores. Try to use shining ones which match with your outfit. Generally, anywhere from five to ten bracelets per wrist is good.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%206.jpg
  7. Wear a matching necklace. This necklace should be large and gleaming. Fasten it so it does not dangle much.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%207.jpg
  8. Wear matching earrings. These should be large, really large, and dangling. It helps add style and sensation to your outfit.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%208.jpg
  9. Make sure your hair has been done well. Straighten it and brush it back. Wear a bindi, also found in an Indian store, on your forehead. Make it match with your outfit.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%209.jpg
  10. Wear some lotion and powder on your face to freshen it up. Also wear some perfume to add femininity.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%2010.jpg
  11. Wear light eye shadow, either of a shade pertaining to your outfit or a lighter shade such as white. Don't over apply it so that you look like a ghost.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%2011.jpg
  12. Lightly apply eye liner to your eyes. If it gets onto the skin, wipe it off with lotion. This will make your eyes look prettier.Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Step%2012.jpg
  13. Finished. Dress%20With%20Sensation%20With%20a%20Sari%20Intro.jpg


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