#DIY Tips: 7 Stylish Outfits You Can Create From Old Silk Saree

When it comes to mum’s saree collection, we all fall for their silk sarees. But when it comes to wearing those beautiful sarees at weddings and other functions, most of the girls drop the idea.

What if we say that you can adorn those rich and elegant sarees without draping them? Yes, you can do this. Here are some amazing ideas to converts your mom’s old but elegant sarees into stylish outfits and rock them on parties. However, convincing your mother to hand over her favorite sarees to you might be a difficult task. Once you convince her and grab the best from her collection, transform them into the chic outfits.

Have a look at the options and get ready to create your own style statement at the next wedding party.

A Dress

You can make a designer dress with your mom’s saree and doll up in that dress for any occasion. Pick a plain saree and stitch it into a beautiful dress. The length completely depends on you. Whether it is a knee high dress or a maxi dress, you are sure to look glam in the dress. To add more oomph, you can also use a border or the saree.


Floor Length Anarkali Suits

A six yards saree has enough fabric to make a beautiful floor length Anarkali suits. An all over silk suit will give you a gorgeous yet classy look. If you are still confused, just have a look at the pictures and get inspiration for your style.

anarkali suit

Kurta and Skirt

Skirts with long kurta are the latest trend. Actresses like Kareena Kapoor and Karishma Kapoor have made this a trend which you can also follow by creatively using your mother’s old silk sarees. Take two different sarees in contrasting or color blocking shades and get a kurta-skirt combo stitched from it. Match them with statement jewelry to rock the wedding look.

kurta and skirt

Silk Lehenga

A silk lehenga is an evergreen trend for Indian women due to its royal and graceful look. You can easily transform a silk saree into a designer lehenga and be the center of attraction at the next party. Further, it will cause minimum damage to the saree and make your mommy happy, right.

silk lehenga

Chick Trench Coat

Shocked, how can a silk saree be worn as a trench coat? Yes, this is possible and very trendy as well. Take a cotton-silk saree with woven pattern and turn it into a collared trench coat. Look uber cool by tying up the waist.

trench coat

Trousers and Palazzo Pants

If you don’t find skirts and suits too trendy, trousers and palazzo are the right choices for you. Wear them with designer tops and a pair of stilettos to become the next big fashion icon. For palazzo, you can use both plain and printed sarees, and team them up with crop tops to take the temperature high.


Indo-western Outfit

Why limit to either suit, dupatta or skirts, when you can make a complete set of the dress with the saree? If you have a half and half saree, you can use it to make a skirt and dupatta. Match them with the plain raw silk crop top and you are ready to rock the next wedding or another party.

indo western

These were some of the best ways to reuse your old silk sarees. How many outfits are you going to make from designer, simple and classy silk sarees of your mom? Do you have some more ideas? Do share this with us and other readers through comments below.