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Why Dia Mirza is the Queen of Saris

February 17, 2021 12:54 IST

Dia Mirza and Vaibhav Rekhi wed on Monday, February 15.

While Dia chose a white lace dress for a pre-wedding function, she made a strong case for going #VocalForLocal in an classic red silk sari at the wedding.

This was not the first time that Dia gave us a reason to fall in love with the traditional silhouette.

On several occasion in the past, she has stunned us with her choice of casual, handloom and glamorous saris.

Scroll down to get a glimpse of her incredible collection of saris.

IMAGE: Dia Mirza and Vaibhav Rekhi.
Dia's Raw Mango sari featured geometric forms and had a thick gold border running through.
She completed the look with a statement diamond choker on her neck, matching earrings and a maang-tikka.
Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

 

IMAGE: Dia's linen sari with zari detail will brighten up any festive occasion.
A lover of all things handloom, she will always find a way to include a sari into her off-duty appearances.
Photographs: Kind courtesy Dia Mirza/Instagram

 

IMAGE: Yet another stunning beauty from Dia's collection.
'I used to love wearing my mother's saris as a child and play,' she writes.
'Mom kept a few saris for me to wear lest I got to the 'good' ones and destroyed them! 'I'd tie a knot in the first wrap and then fold pleats, wrap the pallo around my waist and play different parts.
'Some days I'd be a teacher, some days a lawyer, some days a labourer... imagining a classroom full of children, a court case or a construction site.
'I'm told I would be every part as I spent hours alone keeping myself entertained!'

 

IMAGE: This Dhakai sari is 15 years old. She wore to the promotion of her first Bengali film.

 

IMAGE: Dia dressed in a glamourous Manish Malhotra sari.

 

IMAGE: She chose a Maku textiles sari for her appearance at the 2019 United Nations summit.
According to her, this particular sari is natural indigo dyed and been woven in the villages of Bengal in India.

 

IMAGE: Another memorable Raw Mango sari from Dia's collection.

IMAGE: Dia feels that there is nothing like a handloom sari and we wouldn't disagree.

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