Saris, traditional garments worn by women across South Asia, have the reputation of being as difficult to wear as they are beautiful. A sari (also spelled “saree”) is a 6-to-9-yard length of unstitched, sheer fabric that is wrapped or draped around the body without the use of safety pins. Unless you know the art of sari draping, you’re probably going to struggle. Thankfully, in a recent trip to India, World Ark writer Molly Fincher picked up a tip on how you can find yourself quickly and properly draped in a gorgeous sari.
1. Casually mention that you'll be getting married soon.
That's it ... you're wearing a sari now.
The lovely ladies in this photo were so excited about Molly's engagement that they quickly dressed her in a traditional outfit in celebration. If you want to master one of the hundreds of ways to wear a sari, take a look at this video of an expert draper in action and prepare to be impressed!