15 Must-have Saree’s in Your Wardrobe
India is that country which is extremely rich in its culture. In our country, more than 500 festivals are celebrated across various states. In every festival, there is a different dress code which the ladies follow.
The most common amongst them is sarees. Saree is a woman’s, first love. Every girl when grows up aspires to wear her mother’s saree and look as beautiful as her mother.
Sarees are made up of thread of elegance which is not just a cloth draped around a woman, it is much more than that. It is bonded by immense feelings and culture.
If you are someone, who loves sarees then this is the time for you to expand your collection. To help you expand your wardrobe, we have curated a list of 15 must-have sarees in your wardrobe:
List of 15 must-have sarees in your wardrobe
Tant Saree from West Bengal
It is a native saree which belongs to the state of West Bengal. This saree is made up of pure cotton and is perfectly fit for every use. Many women in Bengal wear this saree daily.
The saree is extremely lightweight and easy to carry. The Tant saree has a very thick border that comes up with exotic prints, which gives the saree a very elegant look.
Kasavu or Settu from Kerala
Kasavu or Settu saree belongs to Kerala. Earlier, ladies used to wear a mundu (Dhoti), a simple blouse and stole. Many ladies in the villages still have this fashion alive.
However, Kasavu is a modern version of the old set up. The saree comes with a very thick border, golden in colour.
The thick golden border is woven with threads which are made of real gold. However, with this, the saree has started coming up with new colours and threads.
Kanjeevaram Saree from Tamil Nadu
Kanjeevaram is considered to be the queen of all the sarees. The saree is woven from traditional silk which originally belongs to the natives of Kanjeevaram. These sarees are very rich in the look and come in very subtle and classy colours. These sarees have a very elegant and refined look.
Bomkai or Sonepuri Silk from Odisha
Bomkai is also known as Sonepuri Silk. These sarees are a piece of art with embroidery done on them. The work is done with a very intricate thread, where the entire thing is woven into a beautiful nine-yard masterpiece. These sarees are available in cotton as well as Silk. They are a perfect fit for festive seasons.
Sambalpuri Saree from Odisha
Sambalpuri is a traditional saree which is handwoven completely. These sarees are woven with very delicate hands and use a very unique technique. The threads used to make the saree are dyed before they are woven, which give the saree a very rich look
Paithani Saree from Maharashtra
Paithani saree is a very dear form of saree in Aurangabad. The saree is completely handwoven and is also very big. The saree is woven with a very famous ‘Zari’ border and fine motifs. Adding on, the saree comes up in a peacock design which makes the saree even more unique and elegant.
Bandhani Saree from Gujarat
Bandhani is a very famous saree which belongs to the state of Gujrat. The name Bandhani is derived from ‘Bandhan’ which means ties.
The entire process of making the saree involves ties and dyes which helps in making the saree.
The two states, Rajasthan and Gujrat are immensely known for Bandhani Sarees. However, the Khatri community of Gujrat is known for weaving the best quality bandhani sarees.
Muga Saree from Assam
The Muga sarees are silk saree which belong to the state of Assam. These sarees are made by a special kind of silk which is produced by larvae that feed on special leaves.
The silk produced from larvae is considered to be of the most premium quality. This silk is very glossy and durable. The threads which are golden in colour can only be found in the state of Assam.
Banarasi Saree from Varanasi
Each one of us must have heard about Banarasi sarees. These are very well-known sarees for their silver and gold ‘Zari’ designs.
Earlier, Banarasi sarees were only worn by the royal classes as each saree was made by the real solver and golden threads.
The detailing done on the saree was very intricate which used to take more than a year to finish. However, now a variety of such sarees are available.
Pochampally Saree from Telangana
The Pochampally silk is very famous from the towns of Boodhan from Andhra Pradesh. These sarees are made up of a perfect combination of silk as well as cotton.
Chanderi Saree from Madhya Pradesh
The three fabrics Silk, Zari, and cotton here are woven together to make a fabric which is even lighter than a feather. The fabric is very elegant looking. The fabric is extremely easy to wear and carry.
Konrad or Temple Saree from Tamil Nadu
Konrad is popularly known as Temple saree. Originally these Konard sarees were woven for the temple deities. The fabric of the saree either has stripes or checks with a wide border.
Leheriya Print from Rajasthan
Lehriya another common print is an alternative form of Bandhani. Lehriya, however, follows a different technique of dying. It is very famous in Rajasthan.
Phulkari Saree from Punjab
Phulkari is a very famous work which belongs to the origin of Punjab. The word Phulkari means ‘Flower work’ which clearly defines the design. It was in Heer–Ranja story when Phulkari had made its first appearance and ever since then, it has become very famous. The Phulkari work is very famous for dupattas.
Chikankari Saree from Lucknow
Lucknow is very famous for Chikankari sarees. These sarees are a traditional one which was made of Muslim cloth. However, now they are available in several fabrics. If you are anywhere near Lucknow, then do not forget to get your hands on them.