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Shilpa Shetty Can Drape A Saree In More Ways Than You Can Imagine

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Shilpa Shetty is known to be a yogi, fitness enthusiast, and is body goals for the entire nation. However, in the past few months, she has also proven to be a saree-draping queen, as she has been reinventing the good old saree with intuitive drapes and quirky blouses.

The classic 9 yards of beauty, is something we millennials often associate with a uniform to be worn for college farewells or your cousin’s wedding. But hey, Shilpa Shetty is here to save the day with her unconventional and unique take on the good old saree. From dhoti style saree, sexy saree gowns, to sarees with cargo pockets and more, Shilpa Shetty has proved to the world that a saree can be worn everywhere, from the beach to the cocktail parties, and even at a nightclub.

When Hauterfly caught up with Shilpa Shetty and questioned her about, what’s up with her contemporising the saree, she said- “I don’t know about contemporising it, but, I like to be a trendsetter. I like to do stuff that people haven’t done, so I do it with the idea of doing that. Because otherwise, you tend to get very repetitive.

She further added that- “Instead of following the current trends and trying to keep up, I try to do what is comfortable and what I enjoy wearing. And I love the saree as an attire, and look for ways of how differently can you drape the saree.”

“So I welcome designers to send me stuff that work in that direction, and people love it and I think a saree is one of those garments that will always remain timeless.” Well, we couldn’t agree more!

Hence, on the occasion of her birthday, we have listed some of her coolest saree looks. Keep scrolling for a fun dose of fusion.

Shilpa Shetty in a Nidhi Malhan DQ aztec print saree gown

Shilpa Shetty in a Urvashi Kaur saree that featured a peplum style blouse and dupatta draped to mimic a saree palla!

Shilpa Shetty in a Shivan and Narresh one shoulder style saree.

Shilpa Shetty in a Monisha Jaising belted saree

Shilpa Shetty in 2 Roshni Chopra dhoti style saree looks!

Shilpa Shetty in a Ragini Ahuja midi skirt style, belted saree

This Sonam Luthria saree has cargo pockets! How cool is that?

Shilpa Shetty in a Monisha Jaising elaborate saree gown

Shilpa Shetty in a belted, Shantanu and Nikhil monotone saree

Shilpa Shetty in a Malini Ramani mesh cutout saree!

Shilpa wearing an architecturally structured saree by Kiran Uttam Ghosh

Shilpa wearing a burst of prints in this Shivan and Narresh tropical printed saree

Falguni and Shane Peacock waist cutout cocktail saree

Shilpa in a Shantanu and Nikhil pant style saree

The feather trim, cold shoulder blouse by 431-88 by Shweta Kapur is sexy and contemporary


These Manish Malhotra Saree’s are hot AF!

The bouffant sleeve blouse, jumpsuit style saree by Anamika Khanna is oh-so-pretty!

Shilpa Shetty attended Sonam Kapoor’s wedding reception in a Tarun Tahiliani saree and draped the palla like a cape around her shoulders.

Here is wishing this stylish yogi a very happy birthday! To many more years of saree goals.


Fashion enthusiast by birth, shopaholic by nature, and makeup maven by choice, Shikha serves you your daily dose of everything style and beauty, with a sprinkle of fabulousness!

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