October 23, 2020 3 min read

A plain saree with a simple border with jewellery to match it with, perfect isn’t it? Women may look elegant and graceful in many outfits but no outfit can match the elegance and grace of a saree. There’s no doubt about the fact that sarees talk volumes about the grace and charm of one who wears the outfit. 

Even though many women prefer to dress up in their comfort clothes, western or eastern, no one can deny the aura that a saree brings with it. With a 9 hour shift at hour, women seldom prefer wearing sarees at work, but sarees are their go to attire when it comes to attending a marriage or some other relevant occasion. 

Even if you aren’t interested in sarees much, there are some sarees that are must haves and would definitely come as a rescue on days when you want to try something new for a function. 

For you, we have compiled a list of sarees that you must have in your wardrobe.

  1. Kanjeevaram Saree: Originated from the district of Kanjeevaram in Tamil Nadu, Kanjeevarams are silk sarees that are woven traditionally by the locals. What makes it stand out is its richness of colour and texture. 

Connecting it with the Indian roots, the saree with its elegant look stands for the richness of India. This saree brings the elegant and graceful best in you. 

Put it on for a daytime wedding and you’re good to go! 

  1. Banarasi Saree: Banaras is known for its delicious paan and exquisite silk sarees. Banarasi Sarees as they are called, are handwoven by karigars in accordance with the taste of people. These sarees are a fusion of beautiful colours, while its luster and pattern makes it an irresistible buy. 

These sarees are adorned with golden borders and are best for wedding receptions paired with minimum gold jewellery. 

  1. Kasavu Saree: Haven’t we all seen women putting up an off white cotton saree with golden borders and posing for the customary Onam photographs. 

Kasavu Sarees are popular in Kerala and are known for its simplicity and elegance. Though it is a simple cotton off-white coloured saree, it creates a beautiful blend of simplicity and elegance while also staying true to its deep connected traditions. 

You can put this on for a function where you’re expecting less guests. 

  1. Bandhani Saree: One of the most popular techniques is used for Bandini Saree. Coming from Gujarat, the saree uses tie-dye technique in which the karigars tie knots on the saree to keep the colour from spreading across the entire saree. 

Though initially the tie-dye technique was used only in chiffon but keeping in mind the demands of the audience, these sarees are now made in cotton, cotton silk, crepe and georgette as well. 

The best time to wear this high on colour saree is during the 9 days of Navratri.

  1. Chanderi Saree: Simplicity is the best policy they say, Chanderi Silk Sarees are just a proof of it. 

A beautiful blend of simplicity and style, the saree is known for its lightweight fabric and elegant borders. The sarees have design embroidered on it which are usually geometrical patterns, peacock design, florals, etc. 

This can be worn daily with simple jewellery. 

There are many more sarees that are intricately designed and is an epitome for Indian culture and heritage but these are our top 5.


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