Assam is famous for its endi, muga and paat silks. Intricately weaved muga and paat fancy sarees and mekhela chaddars (local costume) are available at most garment shops. However it is better to buy these Indian traditional sarees from assam.
Bangalore is a great place to buy pure silk sarees. Bangalore silk saris are quite famous all over the world. Places like Bangalore, Varanasi and Jaipur are reputed for their own style of saree making using different fabrics like georgette, silk, organza, etc
Tangail, Dhoneokali, Shantipuri and Begumpuri are popular styles of Bengal handlooms sarees in the lower price range. Of these, Tangail which comes from Fulia, has a fine texture, with its 100s count fabric and highly stylized motifs, while Dhoneokali is known for its stripes and checks
All the fashion in India starts from Bombay because of bollywood. Bombay is famous for Bombay saris. Bombay silk sarees are well known all over the world. Embroidered Bombay sarees have made a mark in the fashion world
From traditional vegetarian fair to fast foods, from nine-yard sarees to the latest in fashion. Chennai has vivid contrasts that are a pleasant surprise. Chennai sarees include Block printed sarees, Hand painted sarees, India silk sarees, printed silk sarees, pure silk sarees, Kanchipuram silk sarees, mysore silk sarees, aarani silk sarees, hand loom silks, festival silk sarees, etc
Gadwal Silk Sarees show strong design links to the silk border – Cotton body Sarees of the eastern Central Deccan. Most Gadwal Sarees are woven with interlocked – weft borders of contrasting colours. It is believed that the brocading abilities of many of the weavers in Gadwal originate from Banaras, where a local Maharaja sent their ancestors to learn brocade weaving skills
In India, majority of women wear sari. The sari is a long piece of cloth about a meter wide and 5 to 51/2meters long. The sari is draped over a long skirt. A tight fitting blouse known as choli is worn on the upper part of the body and petticoat.
The traditional Kerala saree is hand woven. It’s 100 per cent cotton. The jari or the kasavu is one of the best. The traditional design was a 1inch to 6-7 inch pallu. And the body of the sari was plain. But now of course, the pallu goes up to one meter. And one can find booties and such on the body itself. Designs of flowers and
The classic Madurai handloom sari in India is woven from very shiny, highly mercerized cotton with glistening silky borders, which used to be made of silk, but are now mostly polyester or shiny cotton. The cloth is airy and lightweight, perfect for the very hot climate. Madurai also produces very beautiful block printed sarees called “Sungari”
The Indian ethnic saris, Punjabi sarees, come in a variety of colors and designs. Punjabi saris are common in festival and wedding ceremonies. Punjabi sarees with their glittering work look gorgeous in front of fire and light. Punjabi sarees are a hot outfit.
Rajasthan is very famous for its clothing. Traditional sarees from Rajasthan such as bandhni or bandhej sarees are well known all over the world. Rajasthani cotton saree is very comfortable during summer season. Different sarees like block printed sari, leheriya sari, and bandhni sari are popular rajasthani saris
Tamil saree is a ‘heavy’ in both style and fabric weight, with very wide borders. Traditional motifs such as, mango, elephant, peacock, diamond, lotus, pot, creeper, flower, parrot, hen, and depiction of stories from mythology are very common in Tamil sarees
There are mainly four varieties of Varanasi sari available today. They are pure silk (katan); organza (kora) with zari and silk; georgette, and shattir. The sari making is more of a cottage industry for several million people around Varanasi encompassing Gorakhpur and Azamgarh as well