The relationship between Indian women and Sarees is that of a love affair that has been perpetuating since time eternity and holds just as strong even today. These six yards of fabric are so much more than well, just a garb. They are an epic tale of grace, sensuality, tradition, and confidence, all wrapped in one. In fact, they are quite ostensibly a character-defining statement. But what would be a saree without its other equally important half- THE BLOUSE? In fact, in recent years, THE BLOUSE is what actually makes any saree stand out from the crowd. Women pay a lot of attention to their blouse designs and want it to be a showstopper. Statement blouses by themselves have become a much sought after garment that is paired with lehengas, skirts, even pants; and boy, do we have choices in their designs now!
Right from the neckline, to the back and sleeves, great attention is paid to the way a blouse is now designed and there are so many blouse patterns to choose from. Besides Bollywood actresses inspired blouses, there are so many designers who give a lot of attention to blouse designs and women are lapping up these intricacies like anything!
If you are a saree lover and want to keep abreast of the most happening and stylish blouse designs that are making the rounds currently, well, here are a few of the trendiest blouse designs that we have compiled for you to devour-
SPAGHETTI TOP STYLE BLOUSES
Women today are fit and love to flaunt their curves! Those who love bold designs opt for bustier style of spaghetti style blouses. They have strappy sleeves, are usually heavily embellished, and look quite sexy. The back and the front both have deep necklines.
Sheer blouses with embroidery or any embellishments look great with sarees. Lots of women are also experimenting with sheer bodysuits teamed up with sarees. They have zero necklines as the show stealer is the sheer factor.
CAPE STYLE BLOUSES
Capes came into fashion a few years back and somehow never left. Cape sleeves with all sorts of variations look absolutely amazing with sarees as well. The neckline is normally zipped up with a closed back. They look best on stiff fabrics.
FLAP SLEEVE BLOUSES
As the name suggests, flap sleeves are designed to give the look of a flap of clothing. It gives a very chilled out vibe to the saree, something that you might want to wear to a destination wedding occasion with a semi-sheer or ruffled saree.
HALTER NECK BLOUSES
Halter neck blouses are one of the most sought after designs that never go out of style. With plunging backs or closed ones, the front side is characterized by a closed neckline and sleeves scooped out close to the neck. Embellished ones look great with sheer sarees and light ones go with heavier sarees.
ELBOW SLEEVES BLOUSES
Crisp silk blouses with elbow sleeves are making a bold statement this season. Elbow sleeves make the look very royal while strategically covering up any extra bulges that one may have. They look timelessly elegant with either normal or even puffed shoulders.
APPLIQUE AND EMBROIDERY DETAILS BLOUSES
Party wear sarees go best with appliqué or embroidered blouses. This one has a simple neck design and elbow sleeves which are very much in trend currently.
TRADITIONAL FULL SLEEVES BLOUSES
There is something effortlessly elegant about full sleeves blouses that turn traditional sarees into a classic one. It may be fully covered or with a deep round cut out back for that oomph factor.
PLAYFUL RUFFLED BLOUSES
Ruffles are very much in trend as summer approaches and ruffle sleeved blouses are an absolute essential this season. Tie up back and plunging necklines add the much-needed oomph to this playful style. Wear them with mix and match prints in sarees to look like a retro star.
CUT OUT STYLE BLOUSES
Cut outs remain a hot favorite in blouse designs this season. They are strategically cut and sewn at different places to give a stylish, indo-western look. Be it a cut out collar or geometric shape cut outs, the hide and seek skin show definitely works.
FORMAL TOPS WORN AS BLOUSES
This is a trend catching up with young girls who love mixing their tops with sarees. Formal tops make for a great choice of blouse as it looks chic and youthful.
UMBRELLA SLEEVES BLOUSE DESIGN
Umbrella sleeves add that 70s vibe, especially when they are made out on prints. Printed blouses with umbrella sleeves are absolutely rocking as a trend for the season ahead. It is a very summery and cool style for casual wear sarees.
HIGH NECK/BANDHGALA BLOUSE
Bandhgalas are again a hot selling trend for both men and women this wedding season. A formal, heavy blouse made in bandhgala style, with or without sleeves and cut-out back makes for a show stopping, elegant style statement. Wear the saree with this blouse in corset fit and be ready to rock all evening.
OFF SHOULDER BLOUSE DESIGN
Off-shoulder blouses that show off the delicate décolletage of women are always eye pleasing and sensuous. They can lift up the design of the simplest of sarees and are widely loved by women of all ages. These are the hottest trending blouse designs that will amp up your saree look this season. Do let us know which ones you love the most!