5-sarees that every woman must have in her wardrobe
Sarees are an integral part of every Indian woman’s wardrobe. A failsafe choice, it is versatile and always comes handy when you aren’t sure what to wear. Perfect for every occasion, you can never go wrong with it! Such is its elegance that you can enhance or downplay its beauty with just some accessories.However, in India, a saree isn’t just a piece of clothing or mere an outfit. It is the amalgam of regional and cultural reflections.
A Madhubani saree will be all about the paintings and will echo the same regional sentiments that you see in a painting otherwise. India’s love for saree is immense and women’s love for them is even deeper and intense! While it is not an impossible feat to have almost each one of them in your treasure trove, here is 5 of them you can’t afford to miss out on!
1) Banarasi Saree
A saree that has always been a trademark of riches and opulence! The vivid colour, pure silk, handcrafted bootis and pure gold zari work! Sigh! Who wouldn’t want this impeccable beauty in her possession? Who wouldn’t like to flaunt it on her special occasion to make heads turn?
2) Linen sarees with ikkat pallu
The easy, breezy fabric and the artsy vibes of ikkat sarees – it is the pinnacle of craftsmanship! For your summer soirées and office outings, the linen sarees are your go-to option!
3) Kanjivaram Silk
The first and foremost choice of any saree aficionado. An heirloom and usually popular as a bridal saree, for very obvious reasons such as the bright colours in pure silk, the broad zari borders and handcrafted motifs. The Kanjivaram silk sarees are a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe for their sheer beauty and grace. The feel of pure silk against the skin is worth giving it a try!
4) Kota Doria sarees
Kota Doria sarees are available in both cotton and silk. Easy and reasonably priced, the Kota cotton sarees are easily distinguishable for their square-like patterns known as khaats. The silk Kota Doria sarees are a delight in their own and definitely a must-have staple for your wardrobe! The vivid colour and intrinsic square pattern are more than enough to mesmerise you!
Crafted in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh of India, these are the famous silk-cotton sarees you have been hearing about! The signature chanderi motifs include geometric patterns, coin, floral art and peacocks. Adorned with gold or silver brocade or zari, these sarees are just the perfect choice for the occasion when you are looking for the comfort of cotton and sheen of silk. These are perfect for daily wear in the months when humidity doesn’t bother you as much.
The list of sarees is endless and you really can’t have enough of them. Every saree is beautiful and every pattern is a must-have! However, if you don’t have these 5 mentioned above, your wardrobe and the sartorial choice are really missing the mark!