Every outfit is good and unique in its own way, but nothing can really stand and compete with the elegance of a 6 yard!! Must say,it is an epitome of grace and charm for Indian women and they look absolutely pretty on which ever occasion it is or in whatever style they drape it.There are certain must to have sarees in a girl’s wardrobe.
Banarasi- As the name suggests,Banarasi sarees are one of the most famous and finest hand woven heavy highly decorated with intricate or detailed designs sarees in Varanasi, UP, which comprises a fusion of many colours of components like gold and silver brocade or Zari or fine silk and embroidery.
Lucknow-Chikankari Saree-The word Chikan exudes embroidery and chinkari defines grace and elegance in every sense.
Phulkari as the name itself suggests work made on flowers. The designs of this saree comprises two components one is they are generally bright-coloured flowers and secondly most of the patterns are geometrically designed.You can easily have a beautiful Phulkari saree to yourself with a reasonable price.
Kanjeevaram Sarees- popularly known as bridal sarees as it has rich vibrant attractive colours to eye catching intricate designed borders.
Konrad –Popularly known as the temple saree.It has a stunning fabric and consists of checks or stripes designs ,and the pallu of the saree has wide borders with gold thread embroidery work.
Dharmavaram saree –Defined by heavy pallus with exquisite designs,totally made for weddings,the bright colours and the dual shade effect what makes it different from Kanjeevaram sarees.
Kasavu Saree-Kasavu saree are an epitome of grace,elegance and peace.Known for their off-white cotton colour made up of golden border.
Kerala Saree-They are somewhat similar to Kasavu saree but made up of a single piece of cloth.
Paithani saree-Considered to be the Shaan of Maharashtra.The borders have beautifully designed square blocks interlinked with each other and the pallu exudes a peacock design.
Kasta Saree-Kasta Sari also called as Nauvari is the traditional Marathi saree, also considered as a single nine yard saree that is draped in a similar way to the dhoti.
Bandhani Saree-Making complete use of the Tie-dye technique, the Bandhani sarees are fusion of different colour! They are lightweight,beautiful,expensive and are perfect for summers.
Patola Saree-Patola saree,rich in colour ,highly expensive has a double ikkat weave made up of silk in Patan, Gujarat.
Ashavali saree – Ashavali sarees are characterised by the dazzling look of the border..The beautiful environment inspired patterns in coloured silk against the gold enamelled Zari depicts the charmness of the sarees.
The Chanderi saree is a great fusion of simplicity and grace with its lightweight fabric and pretty borders which consists of designs in geometrical, peacock , and floral art.
The Muga Silk Saree is made up from silkworms and that is what makes them pretty fascinating.It can be a little expensive .
Eri silk saree –It is referred as the Non-violent silk as it is the only silk obtained without killing the silkworm .It is extremely strong , durable and elastic.It exudes sophistication and royalty in every sense.
Leheriya Saree- Made up from tie-dye technique, and as the name suggests,it is defined by its waves and stripes and it is light weight..Its somewhat similar like Bandhani saree.
Kalamkari Saree -.As the name suggests,Kalam means ‘pen’ and kari means design.Popular for their traditional artwork, which is a delight for eyes.
Gota Saree-Gota Sarees known for their exclusive embroidery designs.
Kota saree – Also called as Doria saree is produced in Kota, in. Rajasthan.HandWoven cotton sarees which are transparent as well do possess the shine texture of silk.
Jamdani Saree – Jamdani sarees have motifs or flowers all around the body and are made of light cotton fabric.
Baluchari Silk Saree –They can be defined as traditional as well as designer sarees in every sense of its high class royal borders , which depicts scenarios from ancient epics and Mythological episodes.They can be bit expensive.
Tant Saree –Tant saree known for their stiffness and crisp cotton fabric,a traditional bengali saree found in every household,preferable during summers.
Kantha Saree-You can define it as a true Embroidery Saree.
Batik saree – Produced from a process in which a cloth is dyed by covering certain parts of it coat of wax. The waxed areas thus keeps the originality of the the cloth that results in the formation of dyed and undyed contrast giving it an attractive and appealing design.
Garad saree – ‘White’ in colour defined by red or maroon border,considered to be very important or holy to Bengali Women.
Sambalpuri Ikat Saree-The Sambalpuri Ikat Saree, handwoven available in silk and cotton fabrics, has beautiful patterns designed over the body of the saree.Its one of the traditional saree in odisha,in which the threads are initially dyed and then later woven.
Bomkai Saree –also referred to as the Sonepuri saree, produced by the Bhulia community of Odisha, available in silk and cotton fabrics having a tribal touch to it.
Pochampally Saree- Panchampalli sarees also referred as Pochampalli Ikat sarees have detailed geometrical designs that are made with Ikat style of dyeing.
Puttapaka Saree-Known for its extra ordinary Puttapaka tie and dye style.
Gadwal Saree-Gadwal Sarees also called as Sico Sarees. These saris are made up of cotton body with silk pallu.
Mangalagiri Saree-One of the best handcrafted saree with exquisite designs.
Uppada saree –Known for its class ,translucent ,radiant and bright colour and the border makes it one of the happening sarees.
Venkatgiri saree – known for its fine weaving handwoven cotton and silk sarees from Andhra Pradesh.
Narayanpet saree – Highly popular,Known for its unique and dynamic cotton handloom and silk sarees.
Ilkal Saree-Ilkal Sarees are produced from the usage of an embroidery form.
Mysore Silk Saree- one of the popular Sarees in India which are believed to be produced from mulberry silk.
Bhagalpuri sarees also called Tussar silk sarees are handwoven and are produced by unique dyeing techniques.
Chhattisgarh’s one of the most popular sarees in India, are believed to be produced from the larvae of silkworms.
Some different forms of Sarees which are popular are
Chiffon Saree-Characterised by light weight,silk sarees which are eye catching for Indian women.
Georgette Saree- Lightweight,opaque,silk sarees are slightly cheaper than chiffon Saree.
I am a Saree Enthusiast for sure!! Some of my Saree pics : )
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