When it comes to a social occasion such as a wedding or a party, looking your best is always a top priority. And what better way to show your elegance than draping a beautiful saree. However, what many women overlook is the importance a blouse plays in the entire outfit. A well-tailored, trendy design of blouse can make the simplest looking saree, a superhit.
With so many ideas flooding in for the wedding season and trend alerts always buzzing with what you should wear and what you shouldn’t, the options are unlimited. However, most times we tend to find a particular outfit custom made for a specific occasion only. For example, a wedding outfit is more heavy and detailed and one wouldn’t necessarily opt for it on a regular social gathering. This is exactly where your blouse may solve the problem!
Here is a list of 10 beautiful versatile New Indian blouse styles that you can flaunt at any event, be it a shaadi, kitty party or your wedding anniversary!
1. High Neck Blouse
High neck blouse designs are basically a combination of widely popular Chinese collar and a closed neck blouse cuts. This neck design for blouse is a great option to team with plain sarees. In fact, to up the glam quotient you could get heavy embroidery / mirror work done on the upper neckline. This will become a focus point of your outfit and highlight the overall look extremely well.
2. Sheer Back Blouse
A trending and stylish blouse design of the season is the sheer look. Be it a sheer top or a gown, sheer is in. And we Indians surely know how to use such trends to our advantage! If you like wearing backless, but do not want too much attention, you can definitely opt for a sheer back blouse. Lace, floral textured lace or net blouse designs can turn out to be really pretty. A plain contrast saree with sequined border is a perfect outfit for an evening party.
3. Shirt Style Blouse
The shirt style blouses have always been a very innovative and adorable style to be owned by any woman. They look exquisite, are extremely comfortable, and are also an incredibly stylish blouse pattern. Shirt style blouses are more of an Indo-western fusion and look amazing on every body type. You could club these blouses with a lehenga for the ultimate shaadi look!
4. Jacket Style Blouse
If you feel that these latest blouse designs are just not your style and would rather opt for something more sophisticated and comfortable, then a jacket style blouse is your perfect garment option. This style works extremely well with traditional Indian sarees like kanjeevaram and banarasi silk. Surely an eyeball grabber, this one.
5. Knotted Blouse
If you are one of those who do not mind experimenting with the trends a little and are ready to go a little above the edge, then this style is definitely worth a try. Works best with chiffon, tender silk, georgette or lighter cloth material sarees! Enhance the look by adding a dori (string) and accessories like jhumkas for that perfect look.
6. Backless Blouse
Markets and boutiques these days have plenty of options for you to choose and pick that perfect backless blouse you wouldn’t mind flaunting for your cocktail dinner. The backs of these blouses are mostly combined with sleek thread or a knot.
7. Potli Button Saree Blouse
This fancy blouse design typically works well on kurtas, however, if stitched right, it can make a great looking blouse too. It has a unique back and front design with a tennis collar and freedom to experiment with different sleeves. This can be your perfect pick for any social gathering or official parties.
8. Round Neck Blouse
The regular is the way to go for you and you look forward to wearing traditional cuts. If this is you, the round neck blouse is definitely the way forward! They are never out of style and always look classy. These blouses are easily available ready-made in the market and are quite popular.
9. Peplum Blouse
A favourite in the West, peplum styled blouses are quite in vogue in India now. Besides skirts and dresses, it compliments a saree quite well. A slight ruffle around the waistline offers a fit and flared look and flatters hourglass and straight body types. Opt for polka dot prints with potli button and pair it up with a nice saree and you are ready for the evening.
10. Jeweled Neck Blouse
Anything with jewels on them looks very pretty and blouses are no exception! Jeweled neck blouses come with exquisite gems attached on the neckline. This not only gives an impression of a necklace but also gives a very rich and royal feel to the entire get up.
Sarees will never go out of fashion. Having the right blouse to compliment it is just what you need. however, make sure you have at least 1 of ach of the different types of Indian sarees in your wardrobe – because not all of these blouse patterns will look good on each and every type of saree! Try these blouse styles for your next outing and you are sure to make heads turn!