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Article: How to Wear a Cotton Silk Saree and Look Like a Diva

How to Wear a Cotton Silk Saree and Look Like a Diva - SootiSyahi

How to Wear a Cotton Silk Saree and Look Like a Diva

At Sootisyahi, we believe in merging tradition and fashion to create beautiful apparel you can use to flaunt your beauty. Whether it be winter, summer, or monsoon, cotton silk sarees are easier to wear and carry around. Cotton is one of the most versatile and comfortable fabrics. While cotton is comfortable, merging silk with cotton offers a whole world of opportunities for people who love to wear cotton. Silk offers lustre, while cotton offers a breathable space. You can wear cotton silk to any occasions, like formal gatherings, as well as other social events. So, relax, while we share with you some of the trendy and fashionable cotton silk saree designs that will make you want to flaunt your beauty. 

The light and airy feel of a cotton saree can make it appear insubstantial, especially if you’ve never worn one before. To avoid looking like an invisible woman in a transparent white sheet, follow these tips to wear a cotton-silk saree without hesitation or reservation. Ultimately, the key to wearing this delicate fabric is confidence. If you think you can pull off something that whispers rather than shouts, do it. It’s summer after all. Let your inner diva take centre stage with a cotton-silk outfit that feels natural and comfortable.

Remember the weight of the fabric

Cotton silk sarees, especially chanderi silk sarees,  are naturally light and breezy, but don’t forget the fabric has weight too. It’s not as fragile as you think it might be, but it is definitely not as heavy as pure silk. If you’re trying on sarees and you notice the fabric is thin and flimsy, then you should go with a different one. It doesn’t matter if you’re wearing it indoors or if you’re pairing it with a silk sari; a thin cotton-silk saree is not worth it.

Layer with a pendant

If you want to layer a cotton silk saree with a pendant, go for a leather or pearl one. Avoid gold as the metal will clash with the light hue of the fabric. If you’re wearing a pearl pendant, make sure it’s not a natural one as these will look too strong against the colour of the saree. The pendant’s colour should be muted too, or else it will stand out too strongly against your light outfit. A deep blue or brown pendant will look beautiful and subtle against a cotton-silk saree.

Go for darker bottoms

If you’re wearing a thick cotton silk saree, you can layer it with a pair of lighter bottoms. But if the saree is thin, go for a darker pair to avoid your legs looking like two white tarpaulin sheets. If you want to go for lighter bottoms, try a soft pastel shade or a neutral colour like grey or beige. Avoid black or navy blue as these will look too heavy against the fabric. To layer your saree with a pair of darker bottoms, when you’re wearing a maheshwari silk saree,  you’ll need to fold the saree so the lighter-coloured portion is on the inside. If you want to wear a saree with more volume, you can also go for a flowing pair of lighter bottoms. But make sure it’s not too light or you’ll risk your legs blending into the fabric.

Don’t be afraid to accessorise

The beauty of a cotton silk saree is that it’s not loud or showy. It is subtle, feminine, and elegant. However, if you want to add a little bit of your personality to the outfit, go for it. Make sure you don’t go overboard with the accessories. Keep it simple and elegant, and remember, less is more. A few pieces will make your outfit stand out without appearing like you’re wearing a costume. If you’re wearing a heavier cotton silk saree, minimalistic jewellery would be the best bet. A pair of delicate earrings, perhaps a strand of pearls, and a thin chain for a necklace would be perfect for the outfit.

How to wear a cotton silk saree?

If you’ve ever worn a sari, you’d be able to wear a cotton silk saree. But just in case, here’s a quick rundown. The first thing you need to do is tie the saree. Yes, you could wear it with the pleats flowing down your back, but the best way to wear a saree is with the pleats at the front. To tie the saree, drape it over your shoulder, throw it behind your back, and tie it in a single knot at the front. Make sure you bind the knot tightly so the fabric doesn’t fall loose.


Cotton silk sarees are a delight to wear. They are light, airy, and flow like water. You can wear them to a party or to work, or can even pair them with a pair of jeans and a tee to make a simple everyday look. The best thing about this fabric is that it can be worn by people of all ages and body types. You can wear a cotton silk saree and look like a diva, no matter what your age or size is.

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