Top 5 popular types of saree in India by

Sarees are the most commonly worn women’s garments in India. And have a special significance tieing up to the Indian culture. The First thing that comes to mind visualizing Indian women is the saree look.

Being a traditional attire lover and being an Indian, I keep searching for sarees all the time. I think Saree looks more descent than any other woman dresses.

type of Sarees in India

Finding exactly what type you are searching for is not always easy. While wondering for my right type of saree, I stumbled upon an e-com site designr.

You can find lots of varieties of sarees. But before picking one for yourself, you should know the type of sarees popularly available in India. While researching sarees you will find a huge number of varieties of designs, patterns, and materials.

Let us look at a few popular Indian sarees.

  1. Kanchipuram Silk Sarees

Kanchipuram Silk Sarees as the name says are from the Kanchipuram region in Tamilnadu. They are rich in look and are famous for their vibrant colors.

They are worn for special occasions like weddings, bridal, functions, etc. across the country. Kanchipuram Silk Sarees are also called by varied names such as Kanjivaram Silk Sarees, Kanchipattu Sarees.

Kanchipuram Silk Sarees
Kanchipuram Silk Sarees

Indian tradition comes alive with these sarees as one can see the ancient stone art scriptures designs on the sarees. Ancient scriptures from south Indian temples are the source of inspiration for these saree designs. And one can feel the essence of south Indian tradition wearing them.

This is a saree which gives you a special feeling that no one can deny. You can see the perfect blend of art, tradition, and fashion in this Saree. I personally feel like this saree gives a simple but royal look.

  1. Benarasi Silk Saree

Benarasi Silk Sarees are handlooms from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is also called as Benaras and hence the name for Benarasi Silk Sarees.

Benarasi Silk Saree
Benarasi Silk Saree

These saree designs are inspired by the Mughal Empire and its scriptures. The intricate art and texture make one look elegant when draped. Benarasi sarees are best worn for occasions such as family events, social and corporate parties, receptions, etc.

Benarasi has it own special space in Indian events. Whether it is a wedding, reception, anniversary or any other occasion, Banarasi can be seen easily.

There are many cultures and rituals where Banarasi sarees are being used. This saree is always in fashion in India but the best thing is that it gives a more traditional look.

  1. Pochampally Ikkat Silk Saree

Pochampally Ikkat Silk Saree
Pochampally Ikkat Silk Saree

Pochampally Ikkat Silk Sarees originate from Pochampally village in Telangana. Ikkat by definition is the ability to create extremely complicated designs using bright dyes.

Pochampally Ikkat Sarees’ specialty is that they are bold, vibrant and colorful. These sarees can be worn for weddings and functions. Famous for their Ikkat Pattern, these sarees are mesmerizing to look at.

  1. Patola Silk Saree

This Saree is also a double weaved Ikat made in Patan, Rajasthan. Patola silk sarees are very expensive sarees worn by Royal families and celebrities for occasions.

These sarees are weaved by only selected few Patan families. And passed on to the sons in the families as tradition. Each saree can anytime from 6 months to 1 year to weave.

  1. Baluchari Silk Sari

Baluchari Silk Sari originates from West Bengal. This Saree is worn by women across West Bengal and other northeast parts of India. The designs are inspired by mythological characters.

Each Baluchari silk saree can take 5-6 six days to weave and worn for receptions and corporate parties. It looks so beautiful and unique.

The Mythological character prints make it look so classic as you can wear it for almost any occasion. Wear Baluchari silk for puja or on your reception day, it is going to steal the spotlight for you.



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