Times have changed and so are Indian ladies. Their choice, style and fashion have changed. But one thing is the same as before and that is their love for the Indian drape–Saree. They have been always fascinated by their designs, materials and colours. They want to have them all in their wardrobe. Here 12 different types of sarees are given if you wear them you will mesmerise everybody with your style:
12. Banarasi Saree
Woven in Banaras, it is the most exquisite saree available. Heavy brocade and intricate zari work ornate in a heavy gauge silk this saree is a popular choice by brides for their trousseau.
11. Chanderi Saree
Made from silk and cotton these sarees are comparatively light weight. Having translucent structure these are very comfortable to wear in hot summer months.
10. Bandhani Saree
These sarees are unique in print and pattern and belong to Rajasthan-Gujarat area. These come in all possible colours and materials. Sometimes they are embellished with thread and mirror work which make them extra beautiful. They are popular especially in Dandiya nights.
9. Kerala/Mundum Neriyatham
Originated from southernmost state of Kerala, this saree is white/cream in colour with golden threads woven into its border. It is made from cotton and is very comfortable to wear in hot and humid weather. Nowadays, coloured borders are also available and sometimes elaborate kerala mural paintings can be found on pallus.
8. Sambalpuri Saree
It originates from Orissa. It is made using warp tie dyed before weaving procedure. These are heavily designed with traditional motifs like wheel, flower and shell. It has intricate ikat weave.
7. Bafta Saree
This saree is originated from Madhya Pradesh. It is a mixture of silk and cotton. It is comfortable and lightweight like cotton and has a shine of silk. the printing on it is generally block prints in intricate designs.
6. Murshidabad Saree
It is made on power loom and has a lot of texture. With lustrous cloth and delicate Bengali tribal patterns, it becomes a unique piece to own.
5. Kota Doria Saree
These are inspired from the weather of Rajasthan. These net sarees are lightweight and perfect for dry and hot climate there. Original handloom version is rare but polyester version is gaining popularity.
4. Venkatgiri Saree
This belongs to Andhra Pradesh. This is lightweight and is a crisp mix of cotton and silk and it has a shiny finish to it. It is woven in a close knit gauge with light golden zari border.
3. Pochampalli Saree
These sarees in cotton and silk are famous for their touch and feel. Their unique border design make it perfect for daily wear. Airhostesses of Air India wear these only.
2. Kanjeevaram Saree
These have wide contrast border, Intricate golden design make them a favourite bridal wear. Temple border, checks, stripes and floral buttas are generally found on these sarees.
1. Narayanpet Saree
These are made of fine silk or cotton with zari patterns and contrast borders. These belong to Narayanpet town in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh. It is an auspicious wear.
It is amazing to see so many varieties of sarees in our country. So you can choose among them and wear Indian heritage with pride.