Fashion experts all over India are intrigued and excited about the dress Rekha wore to the much talked about ‘Sonam Ki Shaadi’. Many referred to it as a ‘pant saree’. It created quite a stir amongst designers and fashion journalists.

She coupled her love for silk Kanjeevaram sarees with traditional Hyderabadi attire called a Chaugoshiya or Khada Dupatta. According to fashion experts, some admired and understood the cultural touch of heritage to it while others couldn’t comprehend what the ensemble was.

Here’s taking a look at what she wore and the history behind it:

pant saree

pant saree

pant saree

pant saree

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pant saree

pant saree

pant saree

pant saree

It’s interesting to note how older traditions of clothing, seep into the current understandings of fashion and give rise to unique styles, displaying a blend of modernity and tradition.


Sources: The Quint, Deccan Chronicle, Wikipedia +more

Image Source: Google Images


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