by Vijaya Durga Ram

Regardless of shape, size or style…a saree looks great on every woman.

We have seen a huge lifestyle shift and culture change, where we accepted the western wardrobe graciously and have made tremendous advancement towards experimenting pretty much all the styles we see on the international magazine and yet, a SAREE somehow always fits in, stays perfectly in trend and will always do.

Through different generations, it has been worn in so many different styles.

And, I would say, that’s the best part! Let’s get creative and add in a streak of our own style to the blouses! 


A saree is the trendiest wear for girls! It looks more comfortable and stylish for women. However, the blouse is what makes or the breaks the perfect saree look. It’s is the vital element of the saree look. Every year we are blessed with new saree blouse designs. Here, we have a shirt blouse that is draped with an indigo-dyed saree. The abstract elements on the blouse makes it trendier as by combining both traditional and fusion elements. 

Here are some of the looks that I found really interesting!

Pradaini Surva, fashion model.

A Sheath turtleneck top, with an illusion neckline that just grabs the look of this simple and elegant cotton saree to the next level. The waist belt and the shoes add an extra fusion vibe to the look!

You Need To Check Out Sabyasachi’s New Collection Which Is Perfect For Summer Brides!

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Sabyasachi’s  Fiza – Spring Summer 2019 collection has made us go wowww! Everything from the silhouettes to the cuts, created over a series of adorable colour palettes, left us in awe! The exquisite jewellery, flowy embroidered fabrics and the strikingly shot collection have us glued to his Instagram profile, as he updated one post after another. We also noticed a freshness in styling and also, instead of going heavy on jewellery he switched to dainty but timeless pieces, super apt for summers. Is that an inception of a new trend?!  Whatever it may be, but it literally melted our weak hearts.


Yami Gautham,Actor.

Indigo dyed Indo-western saree with a mustard embroidered shrug!


Taapse Pannu,Actor.

Taapse Pannu at one her recent movie promotions, wore a thin striped shirt blouse and saree. It came off too strong on her and I just found it overwhelming!

The tie and the bindi just make it look effortlessly stylish yet traditional!





Trendsetter of the Week : Bahaar Chawla

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Name : Bahaar Chawla
Profession : Celebrity Model, Fashion Designer, Stylist, Actor
*won many beauty pagaents titles “Miss Beautiful Eyes”, “Miss Beautiful Face”, “Miss Beautiful Skin”, “Miss Beautiful Photogenic”, “Miss Trendsetter”
*former brand ambassador of videocon telecom company for Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana for year 2013-2014
*presently face of Taj group of hotels in Chandigarh.
*done shoots and walked for many reknowned brands of the country : Lakme, Cleopatra Strands, L’oreal, Meena Bazaar, Pinnacle Institute, Inifd, Adaah Couture, Day and Night news channel, PTC channel, Amritsar fashion week, 10 downing street altius hotel Chandigarh, Duke, Crompton, Satya Paul, Tarun Tahilliani, Rohit Bal, Samsung, DSOI, Burn gym, Simply Punjabi magazine, Urban Melange magazine, headmaster, Art Karrat Asha Modi, K mark knitwears, Hugo Chavez, Jia diamonds, 107^f brand, FEMINA magazine, GANT, NACHIKET BARVE

* showcased first designer collection “BOLD & BEAUTIFUL” in Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Jammu, Ludhiana
* launched own designer brand “BAHAAR” in 2014
* opened a fashion apparel and accessories export company “NEER EXPORTS” IN 2015
*showcased her collections BOLD& BEAUTIFUL and MESMERIZE in almost 7 fashion shows in Chandigarh and Punjab
* launched home decor brand B HOME in 2016
*styled many celebrities Mrs india, celeb artists


*jury member of “Miss Manali Winter QUEEN 2015” at manali winter carnival 2015
*jury member at fashion awards 2015 in punjab university,chandigarh
*jury member of MR. and Miss north 2015
*jury of PALAASH MISS INDIA 2015
* guest of honor at fashion fest in CHANDIGARH UNIVERSITY IN 2016
*invited as a celeb model n jury for LITTLE ICONS India’s biggest kids fashion show in 2016& 2017
* walked as a celeb model for celebrity artist Anjanna kuthiala with lots of bollywood celebs

*honored by MAX Fashion company for Mom&Me pageant 2017
*jury n guest of honor for DELLYWOOD Mr &Miss India2017

*featured in almost 15 above famous Punjabi songs with famous singers
*featured in upcoming bollywood movie

*presently face of TAJ group of hotels in Chandigarh and Cleopatra
*working as a fashion blogger for Chandigarh media
* featured on the cover page of famous magazine WEDDING MANTRA 2016 as a celebrity model and stylist

*first and the youngest fashion designer and achiever to launch own FASHION CALENDAR in the history of punjab and chandigarh
My fashion motto?
I have my own designer label “BAHAAR” couture, so as an individual and as a fashion designer my fashion motto is not to follow anybody but to create own style statement – which is a perfect blend of style and comfort as well as sheer glamour.

3 words to describe my sense of style?
Classy, comfortable, glamorous.

My 5 essential wardrobe elements?
Good pair of denims, floral cocktail gown with a side slit (not flouncy but has a good flare with different necklines), a Little Black Dress,  loose comfortable sheer top for travel,  formal coat with different styles,  a sensual saree.
My favourite style influencers?
Victoria Beckham, Sonam Kapoor, Gigi Hadid
My favourite party attire?
Black trousers with a crop top.
The worst trend to ever become popular is?
Beads on the bridal dupatta, gotapatti work and how can I forget neon colors in winters.
The first thing I notice about people?
Their confidence and how they carry themselves.

My style secret?
I often create exclusive looks with royal colored fabrics, play with drapes & combining it with the right accessories.

The best fashion advice I have ever received?
To focus more on sheer and flouncy gowns than sleek looks

If I could go back to any fashion era in history, the one I would choose is?
Victorian of course, it’s never out of fashion.

I’m waiting to splurge on?
A luxury white feather coat.



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