The Traditional Indian Saree – Changed Avatar Over The Times

The Indian saree - traditional attire till yesterday, is a much explored, highly experimented-with fabric that has touched new heights of fashion appeal. Many types of saris are worn in India. From the plain, simple coloured, lightly adorned cotton,silk, blends, worn by women in their daily routine, to the jazzy stylish heavily decorated silk sarees with all sorts of finery and additive features known as fashion and special wear meant for exclusive occasions such as weddings, festivals, grand parties and social functions. Sari fabric material could be cotton, silk, jute, nylon, rayon, Georgette, chiffon, satin etc. or blends. There is no dearth of Indian traditional sarees and modern art silks and current tastes have encouraged brilliant fusion experiments of the two to evolve a new range of splendid never-before-seen handloom fabrics of trending designs and mesmerizing patterns. The body of the fabric could consist of printed designs, woven patterns or could be just a plain setting. The border of the saree could be broad, narrow, thin line, single color, multi colored, with printed design, embroidery or painted patch work. The pallu of the sari, its most attractive feature could be adorned by printed designs, embroidery, weaving or hand painting, with a lot of detail in attractive colors.

Traditional silk and cotton sarees

India has many handloom weaving, dyeing, printing locations of ethnic excellence in the four corners of the country. Silks always a favourite with women because of the rich look, airy comfort and the exclusiveness in price compared to other fabrics could cost a few thousand rupees. The more exclusive lot of pure silk traditional wedding sarees ranging from 15000 rupees

onwards to touch a lakh and above are the jealously guarded sarees, worn with caution and care, for grand and exclusive occasions only. Cottons are preferred for summer or hot weather conditions and for long continuous spells of wearing. Light in weight, very airy, comfortable, cottons come in light shades and medium coloured hues and very preferred for casual outings, office, daily wear. Also they are not as costly as silks. You have pure silk sarees and fine pure cotton sarees centres of traditional saris at Mysore, Dharmavaram, Kanjeevaram along with other notable places like Narayanpet, Pochampally, Uppada, Venkatagiri, Rasipuram, Arani, Coimbatore and some others with their own brands of silk, cotton, sico fabrics in the Southern part of India. The Northern part also has Banaras, Chanderi, Kota, Chattisgarh, Maheshwar, Bhagalpur silks and cottons. You have Rajasthan and Gujarat in the West, with Eastern Orissa, West Bengal and the North Eastern belt. All these have traditionally evolved their individual styles and co-existed harmoniously since long.

Fashion and fusion

Inspiring breath-taking weaves of good texture, fine thread counts, beautiful patterns and motifs displayed in a myriad of colours have seamlessly included modern day likes and preferences in new colour shades, embellishments on the saree, abstract, fancy designer and modern art prints, without sacrificing the essence of the ethnic weave quality of these saris. There is a healthy mix even of different regions wherein the saree could have the attractive and appealing features of different traditional styles. Such as the modern designer prints being block printed on the body,

the attach border having exquisite embroidery and the pallu portraying scenes from nature in eco-colours, hand painted in tribal art. IT has also helped in the transfer of latest designs of extraordinary patterns and sensational colour combinations, directly from the printer onto the fabrics making it quite exclusive and catchy.

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when you buy Traditional sarees online at Unnati, your trust is not misplaced. Devoted to Indian ethnic, with a feel of the market pulse, knowing its need for something new, innovative and catchy every now and then, Unnati makes it an unforgettable experience. Unnati as manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer has believed in providing fresh feel inspirational fabrics, that are exclusive, fancy and one of the latest, despite maintaining the purity and excellence of traditional weaves.

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