What type of body you have and What type of Saree would compliment your body best...

Sarees have always been a quintessential part of the Indian wear. A saree enhances the beauty and elegance of a woman. These 6 yard long mesmerizing piece of cloth is not only famous in India but has gained acceptance worldwide. Nowadays, few Hollywood divas are seen wearing sarees to various parties and award functions. Our Bollywood divas too these days dazzle sinfully hot in sarees in various parties and functions.

But it is very essential to know what type of body you have and what type saree would compliment your body best. When these facts are ignored people end looking vulgar, shabby and sometimes dull. So, if you are a saree lover make you sure you are wearing the right ones.

Here are some guidelines through which you can get to know what type of body you have and which sarees would go with it

1. Pear Shaped Body

You have a pear shaped body if you have a heavier bottom than your upper body. You should opt for fabrics like Chiffon & Georgette. These fabrics would stick to your body and hence no attention would given to your heavy bottom. You should definitely avoid mermaid cuts. Always go for seedha pallu to compliment your upper part. Also, bold and bright colors will add the extra OOMPH factor to your appearance.


Sonam Kapoor is looking magnificent in this white saree with just a hint of silver border that is adding the glamor to her appearance.

2. Apple Shaped Body

You have an apple shaped body if your bust and bottom both are heavy. In this case go must go for sarees with beautiful embroidery work. You should go for a long blouse to cover those extra flab. The fabric that would suit you best is silk. Say a NO-NO to sarees in net. And to add the sparkle go for the ulta pallu style.


Mrs. Kiron Kher is looking mesmerizing as ever in this cream colored saree with golden work on the pallu and borders.

3. Overweight Women

Women who are overweight should opt for Chiffon, Silk and Crepe fabric. Cotton and other stiff fabrics are your enemies, just stay away from them. A wise choice will be to go with dark colors and small prints. You should very particularly focus on the way to drape the saree as it is the only thing that would add an eternal grace to your appearance. Go for full sleeves and long sleeve blouse to cover the extra flabs. Also, never wear a saree without a border as a without border saree would look dull and would give you shabby look.


Mrs. Aishwarya Rai Bachhan at the Cannes 2013 post her pregnancy has surprised everyone with her look. She does know how to carry herself. An overall black saree with heavy work on the borders and pallu in just the right amount.  A super hot mum indeed !

4. Voluptuous Figure

The Bollywood industry is oozing out with Voluptuous ladies these days, some of them being Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha and of course, Parineeti Chopra. With figure of this type you should go for Georgette, Chiffon and net fabrics. Dark colors would add up to your persona. Since you already have a filing body, do not go for heavy embellished sarees. To add to the elegance, keep your pallu falling.

Sonakshi Sinha Voluptuous Figure Saree Style

The gorgeous Sonakshi Sinha is looking elegant in this saree that has a smart golden border and she has managed it with a 3/4th sleeve blouse. Pretty Elegant !!

5. Slim Figure

If you have a slim figure that does not mean that everything would suit your personality. There are still things that you should avoid while choosing sarees. You can go for Cotton, Silk and Heavy Designer Sarees. Light color would look good on you. You should go for brocade or bead work. Since you have back worth showing, go with backless,sleeveless, halter neck and tube blouses. The only things that you need to avoid are Chiffon, Georgette and Crepe Sarees.

Slim Figure Saree Style - Kareena Kapoor

Mrs. Kareena Kapoor Khan looking amazingly hot in this red net saree with a blue and golden border at an award function. The golden blouse is just soaring high the temperature. Hottt!!

6. Tall and Slim Women

If you have an envious height and a figure to die for, you should choose cotton, raw silk and pure silk fabrics. They would give your slender body the much desired hot look. You could choose any color you want because your height do give you the permission to be classy. And the Bold Big prints would definitely set the world on fire by your looks.

Tall and Slim Women Saree Style

Well Deepika, she always manages to turn the heads around. Looking stunningly charming in this net red saree with heavy work on the borders.

7. Short and Slim Women

If your body type falls under this category then you should certainly avoid bold and big prints and heavy borders. The choice of fabric is simple – Chiffon. Georgette, Shimmer and Silk. And the best thing would be to try thin borders, light colors and vertical block prints. These things would make you look taller.

Short and Slim Women Saree Style

Mrs. Rani Mukherjee Chopra is looking gracious in this golden net saree with thin golden border.

8. Hourglass Figure

Well, you already have the figure that melts down the hearts, what else do you need (huhh !!) ??

OK. You should lookout for Georgette, Chiffon And Net fabrics. The only thing to avoid is the stiff fabric as it would hinder your movements. Pick a skimpy blouse to show off your waist. Dark colors would look lovely on you and you should go for simple embroidery and embellishment.

Hourglass Figure Saree Style

Pheewww !! Looking at her, I get tired as I just can’t stop complimenting her. Looking tremendously hot in this black saree with golden borders, Priyanka Chopra, spells us hard !!

Other things to keep in mind while wearing a Saree
  1. Always pay close attention to your pleating because loose pleating would make your appearance look shabby and ugly.
  2. Accessorize your sarees intelligently. You should carry accessories that matches your saree. Choose smart and elegant clutches, stilettos and very unique pieces of jewellery.
  3. While choosing your blouses, follow this simple rule, heavy blouses should be accompanied with lighter sarees and vice versa.
  4. Properly iron cotton saree, tissue sarees, and other sarees which needs to be starched otherwise they will make you look fat and bigger.

Since ladies now that you are full of ample amount of knowledge; go ahead and revert with your suggestions to add more, any comment or compliment.

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