5 must-have sarees from India
Sarees aren’t just traditional Indian wear. They are about brightness, intensity, colours and roots we belong to. At any special occasion, when our faces are beaming with pride and joy, the sarees become the reflection and mirror of our inner happiness and bliss.
Bharatsthali is about all-things saree. Bringing you a range of sarees that cater to your everyday styling and the special ones, Bharatsthali is the one-stop destination for all you #sareelovers and #indialovers! Here we bring you 5 sarees from India that ought to be in your wardrobe!
Ikkat linen saree
Ikkat is a weaving technique marked by its blurriness and at the same time, exquisite pattern. The weaving takes time and an artist has to go through a complex four-step process of warp, weft, compounding and double to bring you those beautiful and exquisite patterns of ikkat. At Bharatsthali, we have blended the contemporary pure linen with the traditional ikkat saree weaving. The perfect artsy touch for your social outings!
The weavers in the small town of Dharmavaram, Andhra Pradesh craft these beautiful pure silk sarees with temple borders. The borders usually have motifs from the famous temples. With the bling of zari on borders and heavy pallu, this often is called a wedding saree and is considered a must for the bride-to-be. Dharmavaram pattu sarees under Rs. 3,000 are also very popular among women.
South Silk Saree
Like Dharmavaram, south silk also comes from the Southern parts of India. However, these sarees don’t carry as much bling, glam and shine as the Kanjivaram and Dharmavaram. If you are a saree enthusiast, you can easily carry it for workwear and day events.
Another one from the treasure trove of South India, these sarees exude shine and radiance like no other. The elegance and beauty of these sarees are a class apart. Also considered as a part of the wedding trousseau, these sarees are one of the must-haves for every South Indian woman. The Kanjivaram saree has broad borders and zari pallu with booti motifs. South India is also famous for its cotton sarees. These are considered to be a boon in humid weather of South India due to the light and airy fabric.
Kota Doria Saree
The summer-special fashionable delight for every woman out there! Made of pure cotton and handcrafted with love, the Kota Doria cotton sarees seem Godsend on a hot and humid day. The beauty of Kota Doria is enhanced by simple zari stripes, multi-colour pallus and tasseled end. Depending on the work and design, Kota Doria sarees can be sported in routine life or on special occasions. Rest assured, you will be dressed to impress!
Tussar Silk Saree
Beautiful and classy, tussar silk saree has a natural and vibrant sheen that makes it stand out. The tussar silk threads are obtained from the species of yellow-golden moth, which roam around in the wild forest and aren’t found on the mulberry trees. The tussar silk sarees are also deemed to more durable and resistant due to the thread structure.