“Saree is one of the easiest wear which you can select – Even a simple saree can bring out the real beauty of women.”
Saree, One of the favourite attire of Indian women. No matter what, how much an Indian woman become modern but, the love for saree will never-ever fade away. In my opinion, Saree is the only attire which makes you feel beautiful and feminine. It inspires to feel more to be a woman.
Fashionista Shweta Chitrode (Editor-in-chief, Stylewhack) takes a step further as she explores he saree swag in Ladakh. She adores wearing the sarees and believes that you look stylish and comfortable in a saree at the same time. Let us see how she unites Maharashtrian and Ladakhi culture on her trip to the foothills of Himalaya.
Every Indian moreover travel freaks once in life thought to travel Leh-Ladakh and doing the most famous Bullet riding on the highest motorable roads of Ladakh.
Would you believe that this traditional attire can be worn while on travel to Leh-Ladakh?? Yes, you hear it right. Shweta was on a voyage to take her Marathi culture to the north.
She Said, “It took eight years to bring my dream trip into reality. Ladakh showcases the mixture of rich Ladakhi and Tibetian culture, where I wanted to take my Maharashtrian culture in the form of our beautiful Nauvari saree!”
While in Ladakh she wore her gorgeous collection of chiffon sarees and nauvaris and stunned the crowd with its beauty, culture, and history. The green chiffon saree with kalamkari blouse was worn to the Nubra valley and Diskit Monastery. Nubra valley is a tri-armed valley located to the northeast of Ladakh valley. The common way to reach this valley is by crossing the Khardung La pass (elevation 18380 Ft) which is the highest motorable road in the world. Shweta wore her Magnificent Magenta Nauvari treat at the Pangong Lake that is situated at the height of about 14,270 Ft, is 134 km long and extends from India to China. It was 4°C at the time Shweta wore her Maharashtrian Nauvari Saree at Pangong lake. While at the Changla pass (elevation 17586 Ft) second highest motorable road in the world, she changed into her stylish pink chiffon saree with silver blouse.
Wearing a saree may be a choice but making it a fashion statement is something that matters. In the extreme climate of -4°C wearing a saree can be so comfortable and classy. This ethnic drive has set examples for many Indian fashion seekers. We hope to see many more girls taking on the saree swag and beautify their appearance through the traditional Indian fashion wear.
Shweta Chitrode has decided to take the dare and travel Ladakh wearing Nine yards Maharashtrian saree also called Nauvari in extreme temperature and heights. Shweta has done a beautiful confluence of Maharashtrian and Ladakhi culture by taking saree to the new heights.
Here’s what Shweta has to say about her travel experience in Ladakh.
How did you land on the idea of travelling to Leh Ladakh in saree?
I dreamt of visiting Leh-Ladakh and exploring it since 2010. Every year I used to plan this dream trip, and it used to get cancelled. 2018 made it happen; I wanted to make this trip special as I was all set to explore the culture of the northernmost region of India.
I decided to do something extraordinary at that beautiful location. Being a fashion lover, I took up a challenge of taking fashion tradition there in the form of my sarees.
I took brought up the confluence of Maharashtrian and Ladakhi culture with my Maharashtrian nine yards saree (Nauvari) and five yards sarees to Ladakh’s extreme temperature and heights.