10 Ways to upgrade your wardrobe by redesigning your Mother’s old Sarees

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Every girl knows that her mother’s closet has got more sarees than all her outfits together. And our mothers would neither wear those sarees and even not let them go away. Because ever saree has an untold story to tell. This happens with all of us. Now we get so much angry when we are told that we have enough clothes yet we keep on whining and yearning for new ones. But on the other hand, our mothers never get enough of their sarees. Well ladies, I have come up to a solution which will not only help your mother to free up that occupied space in her cupboard, but will help you to upgrade your fashion statement as well. Yes girls, you heard that right. I have come up with 10 ways to upgrade your wardrobe by redesigning your mother’s old sarees. Scroll down to know these 10 ways and upgrade your closet.



The most easiest of all is skirts. You can make different types of skirts by using your mother's old sarees. From embroidered mini skirts to ankle length skirts, you can have it all. You can switch from elegant to sassy in minutes by donning a skirt of your preferred length. You can also try making a wrap-on skirt with your mother's old sarees.

Dhoti Pants

Ever since Dhoti Pants made its strong presence in the fashion industry, we have seen celebrities wearing Dhoti Pants in some of the major events. Even the runways get flooded with different types of Dhoti Pants every year. Now we tell you to go carry your mother's legacy further by going all ethnic with Dhoti Pants made out of your mother's old sarees. Creativity meets ethnicity.


If you are someone who love to mix two trends together or go Indo-Western at times, then Jackets should be your perfect pick. A zari jacket made out of your mother's saree will do wonders for your next night party. Team up the jacket with Indian intricate designed jewellery to level up your style game.


Long shrugs are a huge rage this season already because you can literally wear them with anything. How about making a shrug with your mother's saree. You can wear it with shorts, skirts, kurtis or even jeans. A little ethnic touch would add more drama to your overall look.


Making a headband is super easy. You just need to cut out the border portion of the saree and you are done. Make a polka dots headband, a zari headband, a lacy headband or just plain mesh headband. Try matching up your outfit with the headband by creating both with one single saree and make heads turn.


Now if your mother is fond of sarees with rich work or heavy embroidery, then you must make a lehenga out of it. Trust me, these sarees can be used creatively to create lehenga and choli together. And the best part of these lehengas would be their uniqueness. This wedding season increase your style quotient by wearing a lehenga made out of your mother's lovely sarees.

Choker and Scarfs

You can make choker and scarfs with the leftover of the saree after you make a wonderful outfit out of it. Team these chokers and scarfs with the outfit itself and get ready to be at the center stage.


Another simple alternative to redesign your mother's saree is by making a kurti out of it. Super easy to make and super easy to style even. And this will remain in trend always.


If you are not sure of how will you look in your mother's saree, then go for bags and totes first. Remember accessories are very important and can either make or break your look. So accessories play an important part and you can accentuate your look by carrying these traditional bags with you.


Long belts are so in trend these days and guess what you can make a bunch of different belts by using your mother's sarees. The belts also help in defining the perfect waistline and make the most use of your mother's old sarees by redesigning them to gorgeous belts.

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