A saree is not only an apparel but can be touted to be the biggest Fashion Trend that the world has seen. Right from celebrities wearing the ensemble internationally, to the young head turners who wish to make a statement, the scope of the ensemble is not limited and has captured the attention of all Fashion Magnates of the World.
If we were to look into the history of the drape, then nine yards of fabric is what drapes the incessant beauty of the women, covering enough and revealing just enough to make the women seem divine.
Times today have seen a shift of the modern trends with different drapes of the Saree, making it universal. Apart from the Traditional Nivi Drape on the left shoulder, women have been making style statements, with the “Ulta Pallu” Drape. The Guajarati fashion of draping the saree seems to cover the body in a fashion where in you look slimmer if you have excessive weight and look fuller if you are too thin.
Come to the Marathi fisher woman saree that along with a nose-pin and green bangles can make any woman look wonderful. Now while we discuss the drapes and you choose the best one for you, here are the 4 Different Types of Indian Sarees that have been popular since ages. Not just the fabric, but the authenticity of such sarees makes them a treasure. People who love sarees can keep them for generations and pass them on from one generation to another.
- Kanjivaram Sarees: The diamonds in the south may not be worth the love and affection these sarees get. Endorsed by celebrities, these sarees have found their way into the wardrobe of Who’s Who of the Country and are also considered to be traditional to some families
- Bandini Sarees: If you wish to see colour flow from one thread of the fabric to another, this is what you need to drape on a bright day. Irrespective of the tone of the skin of the wearer, this saree can bring in joy on the wearer’s face.
- Silk and Tussar: This fabric can add grace and gravitas to anyone who wears it. While these may be a bit expensive but they are totally worth the money spent. And if you know how to drape this one in seams, you have surely made the statement. Banarsi Silk is the most reputed.
- Kota Cotton: This needs starch and for the rest of life of the saree you are sorted with the class and pleats. Kota cotton has varied colours and designs. This is why this has been the staple of the fashionista who believe in making statements with simplicity.
The next time you are wondering what to wear on an occasion that is dear to you, know that nothing will make you feel prettier than a saree. In sync with the weather, the body and the drape, you may take each step in a stride, with grace and elegance!