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The Whole 9 Yards - by Kalpana Shah

The Whole 9 Yards- Art Of Draping a Saree

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In Words(Kalpana Shah): In my experience, i have noticed that women have the misconception that a sari limits their mobility. But the key is effective draping. Which is exactly what i have set out to accomplish in the form of my first Coffee Table Book, 'The Whole 9 Yards'.







The Whole 9 Yards-sneak peak

The Whole 9 Yards-sneak peak

The Whole 9 Yards-sneak peak

The Whole 9 Yards-sneak peak

 The Whole 9 Yards-sneak peak

 The price of the book is Rs. 5999/-. To book your copy of 'The Whole 9 Yards' 
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Want to drape saree like a celebrity!! Saree draping styles

This one for all you sari lovers! For those who don't know how to wear a perfect saree in style. 

"The Whole 9 Yards" by Kalpana Shah.  This book is certainly a must have for all sari enthusiasts as well as beginners like us. A huge range of different styles of draping a sari have been extensively covered in this book. Starting right from the basic style for newbies like us to more complicated and traditional ones for those who are willing to experiment further. 

About Kalpana shah, a 55-year old freelance sari draper, has been in the business for over a decade. Having draped the five-yard long fabric for Bollywood's leading ladies, PAGE3 celebs and for super models etc., MS.Shah, who conducts basic and advanced sari draping courses, says she has at least 15 women enrolling in both types of classes every month. 
Lessons cost between 6,000 rupees(about$96) for a basic class on how to tie one style of sari, and can cost as much as 30,000 rupees for a more advanced lesson incorporating different configurations.

"I tell my students that only if you wear it right, will you realize the grace and comfort it's capable of" said Ms.Shah, whose book,    "The Whole Nine Yards", details the 300 draping styles she is proficient in.

Kalpana Shah's service- She can drape sarees in almost all styles-Gujarati, Hyderabadi, Bhopali, Lehanga, Bengalee, Assameese or even 9 Yards style.
Draping that elusive garment-the sari is an art Kalpana Shah has mastered over the years. Her creative draping techniques have won her an impressive roster of clients, ranging from Bollywood celebrities to industrialists. Here are the pictures of celebs who draped by Kalpana Shah.

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Deepika Padukone draped by Kalpana Shah

 Sonam Kapoor draped by Kalpana Shah

 A model draped by Kalpana Shah for Ad photo shoot

 Saree draped by Kalpana Shah for Ad shoot

 Deepika Padukone draped by Kalpana Shah

Kareena Kapoor draped by Kalpana Shah

 Kalpana Shah draping Malini

 Kalpana Shah draping Aishwarya Rai Bachhan

 Kalpana Shah draping Gauhar Khan

 Katrina Kaif draped by Kalpana Shah

Kareena Kapoor draped by Kalpana Shah

 Malaika Arora draped by Kalpana Shah

 Deepika Padukone draped by Kalpana Shah

 Kalpana Shah draping Sonam Kapoor

 Deepika Padukone draped by Kalpana Shah

 Stylish saree draping by Kalpana Shah

 Kalpana Shah draping Sonam Kapoor

 Another style of sari draping for a fashion Show

 Saree draped by kalpana Shah

 Kalpana Shah draping a model for a ramp show

 A model draped by Kalpana Shah

Kalpan Shah with a model

Kalpana Shah draping Sameera Reddy

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