Saree is a garment that is weaved with the threads of tradition and Indian culture. Today we do look at sarees as a style statement because they are fashionable garments. However, famous Indian sarees are more about tradition and culture than a mere fashion trend. There is a legacy behind every type of saree that is popular in India.
Every region of INDIA has got its own unique sari style, as India has many culture embedded in it which differs in terms of fabric and weaving style. The exclusive range Saris includes:
Bandhani saree: Bandhani sari is classic style of Rajasthan and Gujarat. This sari is made by hand by the weavers that involve first tying and then dying of cloth. The sari is tied and died in such a manner that it produces elaborate patterns and designs on the fabric. Rajasthan is a city of beautiful bandhani saris.
Banarasi saree: Banarasi saris are the invention of Banarasi City. The saree is popular among women and is widely appreciated an as exclusive silk sari. Banarasi silk sari’s designs exhibit Mughal patterns. Banarasi sari in itself contains diverse styles like pure silk (katan), organza with zari work, georgette and shattir. Banarasi sari is ideal as a wedding sari.
Kanjeevaram silk saree: Kanjeevaram Indian saree is one of the finest and most popular forms of silk sarees in Tamilnadu. It uses a combination of colored threads and also has lot of zari work. Its major attractions are the beautiful tribal designs. Now focus is also on contemporary patterns. The saree has heavy gauge and is long lasting.
Cotton printed saris: The sheer varieties available in cotton sarees are just fabulous. They include batik work, bandhini style, block printing and hand made drawings. These saris are printed in large metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Kolkata. These cities have many sari stores.
Cotton handlooms: Cotton handlooms provide us with distinctive varieties primarily – Tant, jamdani and Baluchari Bengal Handloom sarees. These style are known for their lightness and are very comfortable. The saree’s borders are meant to exhibit works of delicate silk threadworks. Designs are simple but artistic and unique. Peacocks, floral designs, architectural drawings are most often major attractions of these handlooms.
Printed chiffon sarees: Chiffon is a very durable, easy to wash fabric. Chiffon sarees useally come with very colorful prints in various combinations. They are very comfortable to wear and maintain.
Southern saree style: Southern weaves include Pochampalli, Venkatgiri, Gadwal, Guntur, Mangalpuri sarees of Andhra Pradesh, Combatore and Chettinad styles of Tamilnadu, Bangalore silk sari, Mysore silk sari of Karnataka. Mysore silk is one of the most popular and finest and purest forms of silk. It is undergoing a makeover with new kasuti embroidery, bandhini designs and with a palette of exciting vibrant colors. Bangalore silk is a synthetic silk sari.
Embroidered sari: Embroidered saris are designer saris, made using different types of fabrics and make this ethnic Indian attire gorgeous. The material used for the embroidered saris is flowing and graceful. Georgette, crepe, chiffon and silks from the basis for most of their creations. Designers work on the embroidery designer Indian sari and the most suitable color combinations and materials like kundan, zari, kori, and stones are used for the embroidery.
The age old sari with great kind of culture has kept sari fashion very much popular throughout the centuries because of its total simplicity and practical comfort combined with the sense of luxury and sense of sexuality a woman experiences. The Indian sari has an ageless charm since it is not cut or tailored for a particular size.
“A blouse is a main attraction of the saree which needs to be tight-fitting and whose color need to be chosen keeping the look of sari in mind, can be short sleeved or sleeveless, with a variety of necklines.”