If you enjoy dressing up and are looking for the perfect occasion to wear a toga or a saree, simply continue reading to discover a few possible ideas.
The toga and the saree: A guide to wearing togas and sarees
Occasions to wear a beautiful Indian saree:
1. To an Indian friend’s wedding
While some individuals from some cultures may take offence to individuals from different ethnicities wearing their traditional cultural costumes, Indians typically love when individuals from different cultures, dress up in traditional Indian clothing. Such as a saree.
So if you’d love to wear a stunning Indian saree for the first time, there’s no better occasion to wear a traditional saree than to an Indian friend’s wedding. If you’re unsure of how to go about choosing a beautiful saree or how to put your chosen saree on simply ask one of your Indian friends or their family members to help you get ready for your friend’s big day. As they’ll be more than happy to help you out.
Just be sure to avoid wearing a red and gold saree as Indian brides traditionally wear red sarees and you don’t want your chosen wedding outfit to match the outfit which the bride will wear on her special day. However, unlike at a western wedding, feel 100% free to wear a white saree to an Indian wedding. As there’s no chance of clashing with an Indian bride’s saree, if you opt to wear a stunning, long, white Indian saree.
2. To an Indian festival
No matter what city in the world you live in, chances are high that your local Indian community will host a wide variety of cultural events, that you may want to attend in a saree. As an example, you can’t go wrong choosing to wear a saree to a Diwali festival. Which is also known as the festival of lights.
3. To a Bollywood themed party
If you don’t have any Indian friends, that will invite you to a traditional Indian wedding and your city doesn’t host many Indian festivals, why not invite your friends to a gorgeous Bollywood themed party. Which will give you a chance to wear a saree which is fit for a Bollywood star. If you’re interested in this particular idea, you may want to watch a few Bollywood movies to find inspiration for the style and color saree which you’d like to wear in order to wow your party guests.
Occasions to wear a toga:
1. To a toga party
If you love themed parties, you also can’t go wrong planning a toga party. As your friends won’t have to spend a small fortune on purchasing new outfits for your party as if they’re on a strict budget they’ll be able to create their very own home made Roman or Greek inspired toga by following a Youtube tutorial in order to create a realistic looking toga.
2. To a fun Halloween party
If you’re ever stuck for a costume idea for a Halloween party, you also can’t go wrong wearing a toga to a Halloween party as you’ll be able to go to your Halloween party as a Greek god or goddess.
So if you were looking for occasions to wear a stunning toga or saree, hopefully you have a few possible options up your sleeve.