Sarees in India as we know, are being born since time immemorial. And despite the hit of the modernization, and various types of apparels in trend, sarees have always been able to sustain their special place in every woman’s wardrobe. This 6-yard-long garment is most loved by women not just because they could be worn to any place whatsoever, but also because there are so many variations that you can never be bored of wearing sarees.
Talking about variations, traditional Indian sarees can be divided into various categories. Let us know more in detail.
Based on Indian states: Sarees in India are worn by women of every state, though in different styles and with different cultural and traditional representation. From Kashmir to Tamil Nadu or from Assam to Rajasthan, women in all states love wearing sarees throughout the year on different occasions. Some of the most popular Indian sarees of different states are Banarasi Sarees, Kanjivaram Sarees, Konrad Sarees, Kota Sarees, Bengali Sarees, etc.
Based on occasions: Throughout the year, we celebrate different festivals and become a part of various events and occasions. Therefore, to match up to the spirit of different occasion, they have a different saree for each. Some of the most popular ones are wedding sarees for brides, Bollywood sarees for evening parties, pre-wedding celebrations, birthdays, and other such glamorous special occasions, casual sarees for daily wear, either at home or office, etc.
Based on fabric: Depending on the fabrics the traditional Indian sarees can be divided into various types. This includes, silk, chiffon, georgette, velvet, net, crepe, viscose, cotton, brocade, etc. With so many different types of sarees based on fabric, it has got easier for women to differentiate and choose the best as per their personality, and the occasion they would wear it to.
Based on prints and embroideries: Expansion in fashion have lately led to enormous prints and thus, these countless printed sarees have captured the market. Common prints are polka dots, floral prints, abstract prints, geometric prints, floral prints, checks, etc. These sarees are also decked up with different types of Indian embroideries like resham, kanta, mirror, zari, zardosi, thread work, cutdana and stone work.
All these designs and prints make sarees unique and appealing.