Ask any South Indian woman what the Kanjeevaram saree means to her, she will inevitably state a known fact – it is a rich-looking, smooth ocean of silk that is meant for display on exclusive occasions and a possession to be prized for life. The South Indian answer to the famed Banarasi Silks of Northern India, Kanjeevarams or Kanchipuram silks are definitely the pride of the wearer and the envy of onlookers.
A Kanchipuram silk saree is also known for its timelessness. There is no period that one can pin it down to. You can have the purely traditional ones with the predictable designs and ornamentations that have remained popular over time. You can have the lighter-in-weight versions that serve better during humid weather. But the Kanjeevaram as a fine weave also incorporates innovative ideas and trendy additions to make it more market-friendly.Read More >>