How to wear sarees with crop tops: 6 yards of sheer elegance and grace, our beloved sarees have stood the test of time and how. Over the years we have seen many trends come and go but what remained, rather evolved with the ever-changing world of fashion, were sarees. From simple printed sarees, sensual chiffon sarees to now modern crop tops paired with sarees, this elegant piece of fabric has impressed many hearts and is here to stay.
Fashionistas of the town have been experimenting with the ever-so-versatile, sarees by playing with new styles and trends, fabrics, and silhouettes and we are rather enjoying this new wave of sexy sarees. One of the trends that have caught our attention is the ever so fabulous sarees paired with crop tops. Effortless, sensual, and understated, sarees paired with casual yet edgy crop tops are both part graceful and sexy.
How Do You Style Sarees with Crop Tops?
Tips to Remember
- Pair your plain sarees with ruffled crop tops to add a layer of dimension and character to an otherwise plain outfit.
- If you have heavy work on your saree, opt for a simple crop top with dainty details like a simple knot or classy cap sleeves.
- Opt for a crop top in a contrasting shade and pair it with your saree to bring an air of freshness to your outfit.
- If your outfit is heavy, style it with simple accesories and let your saree do the talking.
- Less is more, when pairing your saree with crop tops, stick to one theme. Keep your outfit either modern or completely traditional.
Check out our list below to find your favorite saree with crop top outfit and tell us in the comments below about the look that you picked for yourself.
16. Saree with an Off-shoulder Crop top
Young, feminine, and flirty, this outfit is sure to grab all the limelight at your next party. To style this look, pick out a saree in a bold shade and pair it with a contrasting crop top with an off-shoulder detail. Accessorize it with a traditional choker and earrings set, blow-dried hair and you are ready to dance at that haldi party.
15. With a Strapless Crop Top
Looking to revamp your saree into something graceful yet sexy for an evening soiree? Opt for this understated and chic look by pairing your printed saree with a strapless crop top in a solid shade. Style this fun and fresh look with a no-makeup makeup look, open hair, and look elegant without being too flashy.
14. With a Bandeau Crop Top
Perfect to raise the hotness meter and steal all the limelight at that next cocktail party. Saree paired with a bandeau crop top is an oh-so-sexy outfit that is sure to make you stand out. Pair it with statement earrings, nude makeup, and let this spectacularly sensual outfit do all the talking.
13. Layer It On With A Jacket
For a gorgeous yet warm winter wedding outfit, pair your traditional saree with a bralette crop top and layer it with a matching jacket for some extra warmth. This unique outfit is sure to grab all the eyes whilst also keeping you warm and cozy. Style this look with a sleek bun and flower and some statement chandbalis for that extra charm. Voila, your fun and flirty bridesmaids’ outfit is ready. For more layering ideas, you can check out my post on how to wear sarees in Winters.
12. Ruffled Saree with Printed Crop Top
We have all been mesmerized by the sheer grace and beauty of a saree but have also been afraid to carry it. If you are like me and wish to add a hint of modern sophistication and freshness to the good old traditional saree then this look is for you. Young, chic yet tasteful, this ravishing combo of ruffled saree with a printed crop top is as stylish as it can get.
11. With Graphic Print Top
Who said sarees can’t be casual and fun? Take your saree for a spin and add a whiff of youthful charm to an otherwise sophisticated attire by opting for a printed saree and pairing it with a graphic print crop top. Youthful, fresh, and supremely chic, this outfit is perfect for a brunch date with your girlfriends or even for a casual office party. Keep the look relaxed and tasteful with a dewy nude makeup look and messy bun, style it with oxidized silver jewelry and you are all ready for a fun outing with your girlfriends.
10. With Corset Crop Top
If ‘traditional but make it baddie; was an outfit, it would be this. With the traditional grace of a silk saree paired with the ever so fabulous corset crop top, this outfit is made for Instagram. An influencer-approved look, this contemporary spin on an otherwise traditional saree will charm your way into any party and be the star of the night. Style it with a pulled-back ponytail and some statement earrings to complete the look. Here are some more blouse designs to go with silk sarees.
9. With Embroidered Crop Top
Adding to the grace of the 6yard beauty, an embroidered crop top like this is your best bet when you want to uplift your traditional outfit while also keeping it young and chic. A supremely versatile look, dress up this outfit with sleek hair, statement gold jhumkas, maang tikka, and bold lip and flaunt your magnificent traditional saree look at your best friend’s wedding.
8. With a Tie Up Crop Top
Reimagine the gorgeous 6 yards and add the touch of contemporary freshness to it by pairing it with a tie-up crop top. Pick one in a contrasting shade for a more stand-out appeal. Accessorize it with statement earrings, sleek bun, or pony and you are all set to rock the streets and make heads turn.
7. Contrasting Colors
A timeless silk saree with a smart crop top in a contrasting hue, messy bun, bold lip, and one gets transported to the magical era of the 80s and 90s. Such is the charm of a 6-yard saree. To rock this effortless look, pick a silk saree in cream and pair it with an emerald green crop top for a simple and sophisticated look, style it with pink lips and blush and bask in the charm of this graceful look.
6. Saree with Velvet Crop Top
Looking for a sexy yet cozy winter wedding outfit inspiration? Then let us entice you in ditching your boring blouse for a velvet crop top and pair it with your favorite saree for a warm yet hot look. This insta-worthy fit is perfect for winter weddings. Share our love for sarees and rock this look at the next engagement party like the stylish diva you are.
5. Bring the Fun with Ruffles
Classy. dressy yet effortless, this saree look with a ruffled crop top is a top favorite amongst influencers and celebrities and we can see why. Spectacularly posh with a hint of flirty, crinkled saree paired with a ruffled crop top is both parts elegant and fun. Style it with pearl jewelry, blow-dried hair and you are all set to dazzle at that reception party.
4. Saree with Halter-Neck Top
Fresh, feminine, and just a tad flirty, this look is perfect for those long summery days when you want to keep your look nonfussy and fun. This printed saree in mul cotton with cheeseburgers print is our absolute favorite, Pair it with a matching halter neck crop top and strut.
3. Structured Crop Top
Royalty but make it desi. Pair your stunning red saree with a matching structured crop top for that Sri Devi vibes. To oomph up, this ravishing outfit, style it with matching satin gloves and turn your saree into an outfit worthy for a princess.
2. Sheer for the Win
Skin show is not the only way to look sexy. A modest yet sensual take on the understated traditional sarees is to pair it with a sheer crop top. Crop tops will add a contemporary kick to it while the sheerness will add to the glamour. Finish off this fabulous look with statement jewelry and your modest cocktail saree outfit is ready.
1. Saree with Denim Crop Top
A look straight out of the runways made for our baddie divas, saree paired with a denim crop top is what stylish dreams are made of. Edgy and experimental, this fit is made to stand out and will definitely make you the talk of the town for your spectacular fashion sense. This look with its casualness of the denim crop top and elegant grace of the saree screams street style. Pair it with some oxidized jewelry and make heads turn.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do you pair a saree with a crop top?
Crops tops are the perfect choice for when you want to ditch the traditional blouse and want to put a modern spin to your saree outfit. Crop tops are super versatile and can be paired perfectly with a saree. If you have a plain saree opt for an embroidered crop top or even a ruffled crop top for added dimension. Or if your saree has a lot going on, then pair it with a plain crop top with minimal detailing, you can also look for a crop top in a contrasting shade to break an otherwise plain canvas.
Q. What can I wear instead of blouse?
From sexy bandeau crop top, classy velvet crop top to fun and edgy denim crop when it comes to styling the oh-so-classy saree, the options are endless. Check out our list above and ditch the traditional blouse and pair your saree with a crop top and dazzle like a diva at the next party.
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