The safe bet, the blind choice, the go-to outfit for any occasion - the sari has always meant one (or all) of this to most of us.
But now the 'safe' sari is shedding its inhibitions, and challenge is whether we can keep up!
Thanks to designers "thinking out of the box" and celebrities ready to try anything new, the sari's got an attitude makeover: with interesting drapes and unusual blouses.
It's now sexy, skimpy, bold, deconstructed and fashion-forward.
To give you a hint of what we are talking about, we take a look at some of these stunners - some new and some slightly older path-breakers - and let you decide if you can flaunt these drapes!
Text and images: Sify.com