31 Sari Blouse Styles To Fall in Love With

2015 Apr 14 - by Nadya
a href="http://thebigfatindianwedding.com/2012/how-to-wear-a-sari" target="_blank">Saris are quintessentially South Asian.  Every state, region, and community has different ways of tying it, different preferred styles and patterns, different lengths and on and on.  It has followed us through the centuries and into the diaspora.  Every fashion designer worth their salt has sent hundreds of beautiful, innovative saris down the runway.  But the fabric is the easy part - what really sets saris apart are their blouses.

Below are some 31 of the best and most delicious sari blouses to show off, cover up, or catch every eye and light in the room.

1. Spiderweb Saree Blouse

From Sonam Kapoor's photo shoot for Shehla Khan

2. Pattern Clashing

3. Itty Bitty Diamond Bikini

From Tarun Tahiliani's Bridal Collection 2012

4. Mughal Cut Out Blouse

Photographed by Nitin Patel

5. Zari Vines - delicate zardozi embroidery borders this blouse with a large back cutout

From Anushree Reddy

6. Deep Vee - your back will look oh so sexy

Via Samira & Nigel's Wedding 

7. Indian Overcoat

From JJ Valaya at Aamby Valley Bridal Week 2012

8. Barely There - Sheer Blouse

From Rina Dhaka at India Couture Week 2014

9. Straight Cut Beaded Blouse

From Suneet Varma, Photographed by Colston Julian

10. Keyhole Cut Blouse

Photographed by Nathan Vaithee

11. Sweetheart Cut & Princess Sleeves

From Arpita Mehta at Lakme Fashion Week 2013

12. Full Sleeves Crop Jacket

From Anju Modi at India Couture Week 2014

13. Backless with Ornaments

Sonakshi Sinha from the film 'Holiday'

14. Double Layered Sari Blouse Jacket Combo

From Bhairavi Jaikishan at Lakme Fashion Week 2013

15. Fringed Blouse (or Stars & Stripes)

From Arpita Mehta 

16. Jacket Blouse

From Monisha Jaising at India Couture Week 2014

17. Scalloped-Edge Window Blouse

From Khoobsurat

18. Christmas Bow Tie Blouse - why use hooks and buttons, when you make a big bow!

From Sabyasachi, Photographed by Viral Bhayani

19. Oriental Crop Jacket Blouse

From Anita Dongre

20. Velvet Bodysuit

From Sonaakshi Raaj

21. Spaghetti Strap Blouse - show off those abs

From Ashima Leena at Aamby Valley Bridal Week 2012

22. Offbeat Plaid

From Sapana Apina

23. Gota Work Blouse

From Ashima Leena at Aamby Valley Bridal Week 2012

24. Wrap Blouse - complete with a bow too

From Anushree Reddy at Lakme Fashion Week 2014

25. Boucle Blouse

From Sabyascahi at Lakme Fashion Week 2014

26. Pseudo Peplum

From Niki Mahajan

27. Full Length Choli

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Sabyasachi

28. Halter-Neck Blouse - accentuate your triceps and deltoids (shoulder and upper arm muscles)

From Ashima Leena at Aamby Valley Bridal Week 2012

29. Blinged Out Blouse

From Pam Mehta

30. Off The Shoulder

From Dia

31. Boob Tube - even if you're flat chested, it doesn't mean you can't have something to give that "moti aam" feeling

From JJ Valaya at Aamby Valley Bridal Week 2012

From lace bodysuits to completely backless blouses, designers are constantly working and reworking the classic sari blouse.  Who knows what this year will reveal in new sari designs.

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