‘The Saree is the only dress that takes the shape of the woman who wears it’ As a part of a month long SareeLove campaign, Satya Paul and celebrity Saree draper, Kalpana Shah hosted the first of its kind Saree Appreciation Workshop at the brand’s flagship store in DLF Saket, New Delhi.
This hour-long master class was about different Saree drapes, tips and tricks to tame the garment and styling ideas. “Satya Paul was established 28 years ago as an effort to reinvent the traditional Saree as a modern classic. It’s been a constant effort on our part to make the Saree increasingly relevant to the modern woman” explained Masaba Gupta, Fashion Director at Satya Paul.
Author of the coffee-table book ‘The Whole 9 Yards’, Kalpana Shah has developed over 200 creative ways of draping the Saree over the last 30 years. Her art of draping has won her an impressive list of clients, ranging Bollywood’s IT-girls to women entrepreneurs.
During this special afternoon, Ms. Shah demonstrated different styles of draping the Saree along with DIY tips and tricks for different body types. She went on to have a discussion with the live audience and addressed their doubts and questions regarding the iconic S-dress.