Sarees are known for their magnificence and the vibrant colors all over the globe. Its reputation is such that even the people who do not have Indian origins like this 6 yard of fabric which drapes women and makes them look beautiful. Moreover, the majority of the folks accept that it is this excellent material which stresses the fineness of Indian ladies. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, the draping style, weaving, fabric pattern varies for wedding sarees. As a matter of fact, each state has it’s own unique style that has been instilled over the generations. We bring to you a few styles of sarees that you surely need to have in your wardrobe.
1. Kancheevaram Saree
The Kanchipuram silk saree / Kanjeevaram Sarees is a type of silk saree are traditionally made in the Kanchipuram region in Tamil Nadu, India. These sarees are worn as bridal & special occasion saris by most women in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh. They can be distinguished by their wide and contrasting borders. The checks, stripes, temple borders and floral patterns are the trademark designs found on a kanjeevaram saree. Kanchipuram saris woven with heavy silk and gold cloth are considered to be special and are worn on occasions and festivities. There saree price is depend on the embroidery work and materials. They are woven from pure mulberry silk threads. This saree has earned a fame for its vibrant colours and excellent borders with temple patterns. Kanjeevaram silk is one of the most cherished possessions in a woman’s wardrobe.
2. Banarasi Sarees
Banarasi Saree made in Varanasi. The sarees are made of finely woven silk and among the finest sarees in India. There are four main varieties of Banarasi saree, which includes pure silk (Katan), Organza (Kora) with Zari and silk; Georgette, and Shattir. The sarees are woven with silk and are adorned with delicate designs and heavy engravings. Banarasi sarees are mostly worn on festivals and weddings. This saree can take up 15 days to 6 months to create depending on the design and pattern. Moreover, their marvellous colours, sheen and texture are something which is enough to give you everyday wear arguments.
3. Chanderi Sarees
Chanderi Saree is a traditional Saree made in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh, India. Chanderi sarees are produced from three kinds of fabric: pure silk, Chanderi cotton and silk cotton. They are given various designs such as traditional floral art, peacocks and geometrics which are made into different chanderi patterns. Wear traditional jewellery to accentuate its beauty.
4. Konrad Saree
Konrad Saree is one of South India’s most well-known sarees. This type of saree originated from Tamil Nadu and has earned fame due to the traditional affluence and the usage of excellent fabrics. The Konrad also known as "Temple Saree" and "Mubbhagam Saree", a hand woven Konrad Saree is expensive. These sarees were originally woven for temple deities. The main attraction of Konrad Sarees is their border which is exclusively designed wide and with exclusive designs of motifs of natural elements and animals with a royal touch. These motifs need not be mythological in nature, but rather, seem to pay homage to natural flora and fauna such as floral motifs including flowers, vines, and creepers, and also animals and birds such as peacocks, elephants, parrots, double headed eagles, and others. These sarees are widely famous for their extensive use in marriages and other occasions. The borders range from 10-14cm wide and are woven in plain color with narrow bands of supplementary warp patterning. This itself is quite popularly known as kampi or pettu and is generally positioned within 3 centimeters of each border edge.
5. Baluchari Saree
The Baluchari Saree originated in West Bengal, and is mainly worn by the women of India and Bangladesh. It is a hand woven saree using richly dyed silk, with intricate motifs depicting Indian mythology woven onto its large ‘pallu’. Baluchari takes a week to be woven, and the craftsmen are largely centered in Murshidabad. The designs are mainly from the Ramayana and Mahabharata, and are worn as a sign of aristocracy and status.