When talking about Indian Ethnic wear, any discussion cannot be complete without discussing the evergreen saree. It is the most popular Indian ethnic wear across the globe and is available in numerous designs to suit any age or occasion. A saree when draped to perfection adds glamour and grace to the woman wearing it. What is even better, by choosing a saree in fabric to complement the body type, one can be sure to shine at every occasion. So here is a guide to help you choose a perfect saree and get ready to dazzle in style.\nApple Shaped Body \nIf you fall in this category, the fabric of choice should be Silk. Luckily for you, silk sarees are available in a variety of styles and designs. Whether you are planning for an important meeting or getting ready for a social function, you can easily find a silk saree online which will be suited for the occasion. Plains with a dainty border are good for work wear, whereas thread work goes well with social functions, dinner parties, etc. For weddings, Gorgeous silk saree with zari work is an immediate choice.\nStyle Tip: Opt for contrast blouses with longish sleeves and drape your nine yards in the ulta-pallu fashion.\nPear Shaped Body \nFor women with Pear shaped body, look at fabrics which are light and flowing like chiffon, georgette or crepe. They add volume to the upper body while the free flowing nature of the fabric doesn’t add unnecessary bulk to the lower half. One can also opt for classy linen sarees in deep shades with vibrant borders. Various patterns are available online at great prices for you to add to your ethnic wardrobe.\nStyle Tip: When dressing up for a social event, weddings or parties, try the seedha or front pallu style of draping.\nThe Chubby Body \nAs any experienced stylist will tell you, if your body type is slightly chubby or heavier than what you would like, stay away from bulky and stiff cotton fabrics. They add a lot of volume to the body and aren’t very forgiving in nature. You can look at Silks available at great prices for your Indian wear options. Sonamukhi and Mysore silk are light to wear and very graceful. You can opt for block prints or hand painted sarees.\nStyle Tip: Weather permitting, try your sarees with full sleeves blouses which are a little longer in length. Embroidery in petit designs can be opted for as well.\nSlim Shaped Body \nFor the ones with a slim body type or the hourglass figure, the options are quite a few. Stiff cotton sarees when draped to perfection can be your work wear attire. Pastel shades with deep designs can be worn for luncheons with friends and corporate function, whereas heavy embroidery, stone or beads work is good for the evening functions. For traditional events, the classic brocade is a great choice. Cotton printed sarees with block print or hand paint are quite classy yet comfortable to wear. Heavy silk sarees with large designs are embroidery work will suit you too. Jamdani sarees and sheers add oomph to the slender figure and should be a part of your wardrobe.\nStyle Tip: Add glamour to your attire and go with halter, backless or tube blouses with your saree of choice. Sleeveless blouses for summers give you a chic breezy look. Broad borders with heavy work should also be a part of your closet for festive occasions and celebrations.\nThe Tall and the Short \nWomen with tall and slender body frames can go for big motifs and designs in bold patterns which complement their natural height. Broad and heavy borders are also quite suitable for tall women and can be easily opted for in various fabrics.\nFor women with short frames, vertical designs and patterns are the best bet. They add length to the attire and make the natural frame appear taller. Stay away from large designs and any patters which go horizontally as this makes any person look shorter than they actually are. Small dainty prints and motifs should be your choice when looking at shopping for sarees online or offline.\nAlways remember, no matter your body type of the fabric you wear, a well ironed saree pleated properly is a must. A crumpled saree looks hurried and unkempt. Also adding accessories in right color can take your attire to the next level.\nSo ladies, update your ethnic wardrobe, shop for styles suitable for you and be ready to look your gorgeous best everyday!