The six-yard story

Published: 17th December 2012 08:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th December 2012 08:59 AM   |  A+A-


The six yard is definitely the new thing among celebrities this season. The trendy gowns are a thing of the past. These days celebs are seen flaunting the ethnic attire at almost every event. The trend that started with Rekha has now caught up and  Bollywood divas are not scared to show their curves in a saree. Kanjeevarams, nets, georgette, chiffons in different hues and prints are now dominating the wardrobes of many. With Bollywood actresses setting the screen on fire in the six yard, Sandalwood actress are following suite.

For actress Vidya Balan saree is her second skin and she feels that the traditional wear is the sexiest attire for the Indian woman. A lot of B-Town actress including Aishwarya Rai, Rani Mukherjee, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Malaika Arora, Srivedi have graced the red carpet in their drapes.

Sandalwood is not far behind with actresses like Ramya, Ragini Dwivedi and a few more making an appearance at different functions and charming the crowd with stunning sarees.

We spotted actress Ramya looking ravishing in a pista green and gold saree at an event recently.

Ragini was seen flaunting a white printed silk saree with golden jaree border for the audio launch of her film Bangari recently. “I always make sure I purchase at least one saree whenever I go to a new place. Every place has different kinds and designs to offer.

This time I picked up a lot of sarees from Kerala. It is always nice to be in a formal wear at functions and there is nothing like a beautiful saree.

Interestingly, net sarees are in and quite popular among young fashion designers and celebrities.

While peach raw silk with red border is most often worn at occasions, hot pink with blue border is high in demand.

Celebrities are usually seen keeping their sarees simple with sultry heavy embroidered blouses. 


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