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International Celebrities in Traditional Indian Attire

Serena Williams in a saree?  – Yeah, when pigs will fly.  Wanna bet? It actually happened during WTA Bangalore Open Championship 2008 in Bangalore on 2nd March 2008.

In fact, she is not alone.  Hollywood celebrities, international sportspersons and iconic figures have embraced the stylishness of Indian six yard splendor. Starting from Princess Diana to present day Oprah Winfrey and Samantha Cameron, all have carried a saree or a salwar kameez beautifully and looked gorgeous in those pretty dresses.

Here are a few examples:


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During her visit to India Princess Diana embraced Indian wear many times and she is stunning in those; as usual. She also owns a collection of Ritu Kumar.

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British model and actress Elizabeth Hurley wore saree in the inauguration of the Breast Cancer Awareness campaign on 23rd October 2008, in Mumbai. Do you like this saree?

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The sizzling and sensational Hollywood actress Halle Berry also wore Indian saree in her film promotion. You can find the similar one here.

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The great Hollywood Actress Julia Roberts wore a traditional Indian Silk saree in one scene of her film “Eat Pray Love” where she attends an Indian wedding ceremony.

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Williams sisters Venus and Serena along with other international female Tennis players wore saree on WTA Bangalore Open Championship 2008 in Bangalore on 2nd March 2008.

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Mark Zuckerberg with his wife Priscilla Chan also carried Indian attire on their first stopover in India.

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Pamela Anderson looked astonishing in a beautiful designer lehenga choli in the reality show Big Boss 4.

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American chat show queen Oprah Winfrey recently visited India and she was spotted in a beautiful and elegant saree at a mega party held in her honor.  The guest list includes some of the giants from Bollywood.

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Model Naomi Campbell has set the ramp on fire flaunting Indian ethnic wear created by the extremely talented designers like Manish Malhotra. She also graced an event in Jodhpur dressed in a beautiful Lehenga Choli.

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To finish the list with a bang, here is Samantha Cameron, the spouse of the British Prime minister who dazzled in a beautiful royal blue silk saree in a Diwali Party held in London.

So, do you still think saree is not “In”? Well, our talented designers have revived the essence of saree. You can grab any one or all them and be a style icon just like these celebrities.

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