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Saree Shapewear- Everything You Need To Know

Saree is one quintessential ethnic outfit that truly accentuates the Indian figure type. However, we women always wish to look a size slimmer, those traditional cotton petticoats end up making us look broader. The question arises how to look slimmer in sarees. Well, a saree shapewear can do the job for you.  All these years you’ve just known about the regular saree petticoats, right? Check out Clovia’s range of saree shapewear and you’ll be amazed to know what all it’s got to offer you.


What is a Saree Shapewear?

A saree shapewear is strategically designed to compliment your figure under sarees and give you a mermaid-like shape. Learning how to wear a saree might be difficult but wearing a saree shapewear isn’t. The skirt-like design makes it is very easy to wear, making you look slimmer and toned. One has to simply slip into it and voila, feel the magic work. This the easiest trick to looking slim in a saree.


Why Wear Clovia’s Saree Shapewear?

Seamless Waistband

Seamless Waistband

The waistband is seamless and uber-soft on your delicate skin. It does not cause any rashes or irritation, unlike traditional tie-up petticoats. Also, it is strong enough to hold your saree pleats for fabrics as light as chiffon to fabrics as heavy as silk.


Targetted Compression

Targeted Compression

This saree shapewear is designed with targeted compress to contour and smoothen your back, waist, hips and thighs making them look toned and curvy.



Saree Shapewear

This shapewear is an alternative for traditional cotton petticoats. You can either substitute it for a petticoat and drape your saree over it and flaunt your new curvy figure. Or wear a saree shapewear under a regular petticoat for a better shape. The fabric is so soft & thin that it does not really add to the bulk. In fact, these can also be worn under fitted gowns and other western outfits.


Ease of Movement

Side Slit

They feature a side slit for easy movement while giving you a fitted mermaid-like shape. It is crafted with stretchable polyamide which hugs your curves in all the right places. The spandex fabric makes the shapewear move with the body without creating any restrictions.

Drawstring Fastening

If you want a more secured hold for your heavy work sarees, then opt for this saree shapewear with a drawstring fastening. It gives you a better-customised hold along with all the benefits of a saree shapewear.

Mix n’ Match

Colours AvailableAvailable in different colours, you can match these saree shapewear styles with all your saree shades.


How to Choose a Saree Shapewear?

Before wanting to achieve that perfect desi diva look, there are a couple of things you should keep in mind.


Stay True to Size

A lot of us think that picking a smaller size of shapewear can make us look much slimmer. But trust me, girls, that’s so not true. In fact, wearing a small or an incorrect size of can create unsightly muffin top and side bulges. Not just that, wearing an incorrect size for long hours can also cause a lot of health issue. This is why it is extremely important for you to measure yourself while shopping for a saree shapewear online.


Pick the Right Colour

Keeping the colour of your saree in mind, pick a shade of shapewear that is closest to your saree colour. Wearing a contrast coloured shapewear can land you in a big fashion disaster. You can shop shapewear online and pick shades from a wide range of colour palette.


How to Wear Saree Shapewear?

The skirt-like slip-on style makes it is very easy to wear. One has to just simply slip into it and can lose up to 2 inches instantly. You just need to be careful that the targeted panels on the saree shapewear hug your curves at the right places. Now you can easily drape your saree over it. If you’re new to this you can check out tutorials online on how to wear a saree. You’re ready to be the centre of attention.

If you are someone who’s always been wearing the traditional cotton petticoat then you could try wearing a saree shapewear under a petticoat and draping a saree over it. This would give you a better look than what a petticoat alone would give.

Rachika Singh

Rachika Singh

Senior Brand Manager at Clovia
Dipped in glitter and soaked with thoughts, Rachika just wants to share her experiences with the world. She is a foodie, a pet-lover and a writer, based out of Delhi and is obsessed with beauty, fashion, and food. Being a fashion enthusiast, she loves keeping herself updated with the latest trends.
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