Indian sarees are no more just limited to the Indian traditions and cultures but have made their place in the international market too. Indian sarees are a 6-yard long garment that is draped beautifully around in different styles to make a woman look the prettiest. There are various types, colors and fabrics that Indian sarees can come with. This traditional Indian attire has the potential to make a woman look sassy and elegant at the same time. This is the reason why despite of so many option women prefer wearing a saree on every special occasion.
Sarees have been a part of the Indian traditions since forever. But with the passage of time, and modernization, sarees today have many variations. Let us understand them in detail.
Variations of Saree Based on Indian States: Sarees are worn throughout the country from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, and from Rajasthan to Assam, but in different styles and fabric as per the climate differences and the cultural believes. Every Indian state has it own way of styling a saree. Talking about the forte of the sarees, some of the most popular sarees India has includes, Banarasi sarees of Banaras, Uttar Pradesh, Kanjeevaram or Kanchipuram and Konrad sarees from Tamil Nadu and other South Indian states. Besides this, West India has surpassing offerings of Bandhani sarees, Gujarati Brocade, Patola and Garchola sarees and Kota Doria sarees from Gujarat and Rajasthan. Also, the embroidered tinsel from Yeola, Chanderi and Maheshwari of Madhya Pradesh are amongst the most popular Indian traditional sarees.
Variations Based on Occasions
India is a land with diverse traditions and cultures. Owing to diversity in Indian culture, there are many cheerful occasions in this country. Therefore, Indian Saree can be worn for all the happy occasions. As per the occasions, there are Bridal sarees, Bollywood Sarees, Casual sarees, Traditional sarees etc. Moreover, for the special and glitterati moments, designer sarees are one among the perfect pick.
Variations Based on Fabrics
Indian is rich in various fabric that are used in saree woven process. Based on the different fabrics, we have Brocade sarees, Silk sarees, Crepe sarees, Net sarees, Chiffon sarees, Velvet sarees, Georgette sarees, Cotton sarees, Viscose sarees, Brasso sarees and many other.
Variations Based on Prints and Embroideries
Ever since the fashion industry has expanded in the past few decades, different types of prints, paisleys, and embroideries have come up in the market. Some of the most popular prints and embroideries include polka dots, abstract prints, floral prints, checks and geometric prints. Embroideries like resham, zari, zardosi, kanta, thread work, cut-dana and stone work are the most widely used and worn by the Indian women.