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Tantalizing Banarasi Outfits Other Than A Lehenga!

BY Anupriya | 26 Oct, 2020 | 20269 views | 5 min read

Revered for its unparalleled opulence and charm, Banarasi is an age-old thriving weave that has over the years become a staple in every bride's closet. And it would be safe to say that it looks stately in every form!

Whether you pick something as basic as a banarasi dupatta in your favorite hue or place your bet on a lustrous banarasi skirt with a satin shirt, either way it's gonna be a win-win for you! Because that's the thing with Banarasi outfits: they look timeless, rich and a hell lot regal when fashioned with the right kind of jewels. And while we have already bombarded you with some of the most unique banarasi lehengas and where you can buy them, this blog is gonna be about anything but that!

We did our homework right and scoured the internet to find the best banarasi outfits other than lehengas. Scroll through to check out our mini gallery!

This beguiling Banarasi Brocade sharara set in vivid hues!

Image via WeddingNama★ 5 , Outfit by Raw Mango★ 5

Aubergine & yellow-such a eye-pleasing combination to consider for your banarasi outfit. P.S. Take some styling cues from this sister of the bride. She picked a statement guttapusalu necklace & matching maang tikka to go with it.

A forever thing for Banarasi sarees!

Image via Anita Dongre★ 4.9

Red, emerald or black, no matter which colour you choose, a banarasi silk saree can prove to be one of the most treasured pieces in your bridal trousseau!

Crop tops & banarasi skirts are a match made in heaven!

Image via Slice of Life Pictures★ 5

Can't decide what we love more about her outfit-the balloon-sleeved crop top or her scintilating banarasi skirt! 

Angrakhas with banarasi pants for Mehendi? Hell, yes!

Image via Sue Mue★ 4.5

Gone are the days for ruffled sarees and short lehengas! Try out something as offbeat as this short angrakha & banarasi pants set, which is too good to give a miss!

Double the drape for double the fun!

Image via Jayanti Reddy★ 4.8

Ever tried wearing two drapes at a time? Well, now you can! Check out these two scalloped sarees draped to perfection, and cinched at the waist with a zardosi belt. Like or love?

Matching banarasi dupatta to team with your suit!

Image via @prernastylefile

Going plain-jane with your suit? Nothing better than a banarasi dupatta in the same hue to style with it. It looks class apart!

Cape tops with skirts never looked this fancy!

Image via Aza, Outfit by Pinki Sinha

Isn't this outfit perfect for an intimate mehendi ceremony? All you have to do is add a hint of bling to it with a bunch of gota or polki jewels, and you're good to go. However, if you wish to go a little more glamorous with your choices, these pink banarasi lehengas are a must check!

Experiment with a Dhoti-style skirt & a crop top!

Image via Warp & Weft by Sagarika Rai

Who says you can't experiment with banarasi? Here's a unique lime and gold dhoti-style skirt paired with a zero-neck blouse for all the contemporary brides out there!

A fusion of peplums & shararas!

Image via Reynu Taandon★ 4

Dress to impress in this enchanting peplum blouse and sharara set that looks irresistibly stunning!

Up the style quotient with short peplums & banarasi skirts! 

Image via Jayanti Reddy★ 4.8

If you wish to wear a classic banarasi skirt but with a voguish twist, look nowhere else! Check out how Miheeka Bajaj wore a deep red banarasi skirt with a bustier blouse and an open peplum on top.

A hint of banarasi for your smaller functions too!

Image via Ekaya Banaras★ 5

Bookmark this handwoven pink banarasi silk kurta and palazzo pants for an understated haldi or puja look.

Shirts with Banarasi skirts are the new fad!

Image via Paran Singh Photography★ 4.8

Modernise your look by wearing your banarasi skirt with a loose white shirt and make a stylish statement.

Some more shararas! (coz one can never have enough :P)

Image via Sabyasachi Mukherjee★ 4.9

A short banarasi brocade kurta with an easy-breezy organza sharara can make for a breathable outfit option for your sangeet ceremony. What do you think?

Redefine elegance with this lime green banarasi drape!

Image via Anita Dongre★ 4.9

After lime green lehengas, we can't stop obsessing over this lime green banarasi saree that instantly struck a chord with our design sensibilities.

When basics are not so basics!

Image via Sue Mue★ 4.5

This crisply tailored kurta and pant set in earthy hues & striking embellishments can easily be added to your trousseau.

Invest in a scalloped banarasi saree!

Image via Ekaya Banaras★ 5

Not just scalloped lehengas or dupattas, even scalloped sarees are topping the popularity charts in the wedding fashion scene. And this one in a bright red hue is a total hit.

Style your Anarkalis well!

Image via Jayanti Reddy★ 4.8

Lastly, loved how this popping violet banarasi dupatta turned around the look of this ivory anarkali and stole the show alone!

Phew!! We have had our dose of banarasi for the day, and we are surely considering one of these for our bridal trousseau. What are your plans? Let us know in the comments, and don't forgetto mention about your favorite ones.

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