Brides (navri, as called in marathi) wear “Nauvari Saree”which is dhoti style saree as the Maharashtra history revolves around warriors. The Kasta style sarees and nauvari saree drapes are the most traditional styles of Marathi sarees. Maharashtrian saree types and draping styles which are worn as the tradition of Maharashtrian culture varies from slight differences of draping. Here are some types of draping nauvari saree at traditional maharashtrian weddings.

Source

Traditional Nauvari Saree Draping Style

This is the traditional and the most famous way of draping saree- Nauvari which is called so because it means a nine yard long saree. It is said that during the Maratha rule, women were entrusted to help their fellow male warriors. To facilitate easy movement, Maharashtrian women introduced the nauvari sarees which resembled a male trouser. In Marathi weddings, brides usually wear nauvari sarees as wedding sarees when the rituals take place.

Watch this video on step by step method to drape nauvari saree. 

Source

Brahmini Or Peshwai Nauvari Saree Draping Style

The brahmini version of the nauvari saree is very similar in basic drape style to the normal nauvari saree draping explained above, only the front drape looks different with a front border drape. A Peshawari Nauvari saree can also be called Gajaki. This saree is popular with women in Maharashtra and around the world which can be worn in the common zigzag style or other various fashion styles and come in a wide range of colours.

Watch this video on step by step method of draping this saree.

Source

Tamil Pattern Nauvari Draping Style

If you are going for a different new look with an alluring style then this stunning saree will be a perfect choice. This Tamil looking saree sports a blend of beautiful colours to give you a truly traditional look accessorized with gold traditional jewellery.

Source

Contemporary Dhoti Nauvari Draping Style

The simple and comfortable look for a traditional dhoti style would be one in this easy to wear style. All you need is some stylish waist belt, kamarbandh to get a traditional look over all. This draping style helps in easy walking if you are beginner in wearing saree as they are short in length and have enough space between legs to walk.

Watch this video on step by step method to drape this saree.

Source

Source

Apart from those above variations in draping a nauvari saree you could also make variations in colors. Usually, nauvari sarees are in green. But nowadays, the brides prefer to create some twists in colors. Take a look at these brides.

Source

We can’t get over this baby pink color saree which actress Neha Pendse wore on her wedding day. 

 

Source

This beautiful combination of yellow and pink is reminding us of Ata wazale ki baarah song. 

Source

Well, how can we forget the auspicious red color in our list of maharashtrian nauvari sarees?

So, all the brides brace yourself and take some inspiration from here and plan your outfit for the wedding accordingly.  

Comments

comments

show