Saree is an ethnic Indian wear worn by a majority of women in the country. The saree is usually worn for all occasions including formal meetings and celebrations.

We list out 50 popular hairstyles for saree that you should definitely try out:

1. Golden Top Knot:

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The top knot bun would blend-in perfectly with the saree. The bun is easy to master.

2. Medium Base Bun:

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The medium base blonde bun would complement your look greatly. The bun looks extremely stylish with a traditional wear.

3. Low Base Medium Bun:

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This low base bun gives a very look. Sport this Indian hairstyle for saree and look clean and upbeat.

4. Loose Side Chignon:


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The chignon is loose and looks effortless. The hairdo has a very casual style which would fit in perfectly in your routine

5. Golden Low Bun:


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The golden bun gives a tousled feel to the hairdo.

6. Big High Bun:


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The big high bun is tousled and extremely messy. The bun is just right for a semi-formal occasion that can be teamed up with ethnic wear.

7. Plaited Brunette Bun:


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The plaited brunette bun is intricate and stylish. The hairdo looks regal. Team it up with a saree and you will not go unnoticed.

8. Loose Braided Side Chignon:


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The side chignon is stylish and pretty with a very tousled flair. It’s a pleasant change from the conventional bun. Make sure you embellish it with flowers.

9. Low Shiny Bun:


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The low shiny bun is elegance personified hairstyle with saree. The style is bound to make you look smart. The shiny and flawless bun is tied without a single flyaway.

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10. Front Bangs Chignon:


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The chignon with thick front bangs gives a unique flavor to the styling. It is edgy and sensual.

11. Side Bangs & Low Loose Bun:


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The side bangs, which are thin, contour the face beautifully. The remainder of the hair is done up in a loose bun.

12. Black Big High Bun:


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The black big high bun is extremely chic and sassy hairstyle on saree. The stylish high lifted bun gives a voluminous detail to the hair. Team it with red lips for a style that looks elegant.

13. Twisted Chignon:


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The style exudes a graceful elegance. This chignon sports a rounded look.

14. Dry Bouffant Bun:


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The dry textured bouffant bun gives a very vintage look. If you like wearing buns this is the one to try. The hairdo would give a 60’s effect when teamed with a saree.

15. Twin Bun With Puff:


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The bun is made into two sections with one bigger and the other smaller. There is a subtle puff at the top.

16. Small Ombre Twisted Bun:


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The twisted small ombre bun is chic and very smart. The style is trendy. Do the bun if you want to try a sleeker variation.

17. Chic Chignon:


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This chignon is tied up with black lace. It is rolled, caved in and then tied. This is a new variant of the usual chignon.

18. Pin It:


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The bun is done the traditional way and pinned in with a bouffant. The blonde ombre shade would look super elegant if you have a clear complexion.

19. Rolled In Chignon:


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The chignon seems to have an elegant symmetrical rolled in pattern that makes it attractive. The loose texture just enhances the style all the more.

20. Braid Bun:


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The braided bun is very impressive and promises to look elegant.

21. Ponytail Messy Braid:


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The messy braid is weaved intricately giving a unique character to the style. The hairdo is elegant and very stylish.

22. Simple Long Braid:


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The simple long braid is exquisitely weaved and would give a very traditional look when worn with a saree.

23. Thick Banged Fish Tail:


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The fish tail braid with thick bangs gives a very impressive and stylish feel to the hairdo. The fish braid is perennially trendy.

24. Fringe Straight:


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The fringe gives an exciting new detail to the sleek hair. The hair has even edges and looks classy.

25. Bang Side Braid:


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The two twin bangs on either side of the face give a very whimsical look to the hairstyle. The braid is simple and has a tousled touch to it. The hairstyle is looks trendy when flaunted at the front.


  • Joy

    very nice

  • KalpanaMalhotra

    Hi Sneha.! I prefer to wear saree on occasions but i am very much confused when comes to my hairstyle. i dont know exactly which hairstyle is best for my saree and all the time i go for the wrong one. After reading your article now i hope this will help me to choose the right hairstyle for my saree. Thanks for the great information.

    • Akanxa Singh

      if your blouse is heavy with a simple saree always wear an updo, if your saree is heavy with a simple blouse you can choose b/w an updo and other low left styles

      • StyleCraze

        Hi Akanxa, thanks for sharing your inputs !

  • Manya

    Nice hair article!! well high bun suits me well :D le me try :P

  • Maina

    Very interesting article:) when it comes to saree hairstyles it kind of gets tricky to chose which one that actually goes very good with it, these options made it so easy:) will try one of them soon

  • Tarani

    Nice collection :)

  • 12456

    What about for people with very curly and bushy hair?

    • Akanxa Singh

      leave your hair open…it will loog GREAT!
      use some serum after wash it will be more managable
      u can have straightned front bangs with curly hair and u will be good to go

  • sasmita

    really nice

  • Elisha

    When it come to sarees, I am really confused about my hair. The hairstyles mentioned in this article are very easy and chic. I like the high bun and twisted low bun. They give a regal look. Loved this article!

  • shakira

    veryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy amazing, owsom