The Enigma and Grace of Indian Sarees

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					online shopping sarees can be denoted as one of the most enigmatic and yet graceful
attires of the world. It is six and a half meter in length and that too seamless fabric
that is draped by women in India in a variety of styles. The myriad styles of draping
the Indian saree are often indicative of the region in the country. The diversity of the
Indian saree has culminated as a result of the long period of its prevalence as the chief
garment worn by women in this country. Ordinarily, the saree in India is draped
around the body with a few pleats in the front and the rest of it folded across the top
over the shoulder and left open. However, this is also reversely kept towards the front
which leaves the loose end covering the front and even affixed around the waist for
better control. These variations have primarily developed from the needs of lifestyle
and occupations of the women in different regions of India. Indian Saree Styles Based
on the various styles that the Indian saree is worn here are a few classifications of the
saree in the way it is worn across different regions of the country. Gujarati Style
Bengali Maharashtrian Style Tamil Style Malayali Style Kodagu Style Tribal Style
These are some of the popular ways that the Indian saree is draped by the women in
different parts and regions of the country. Types of Indian Sarees Based on its long
period of usage, the indian sarees has evolved into a popular version of couture that is
known by its unique design, motifs and fabrics. Popular fabrics that are used to make
a saree are silk, cotton and synthetic fabrics. However, there are several variations that
are to be found within the weave of each of these fabrics as you travel from place to
place. Here are some of the famous sarees of India. Banarasi 鈥?Benaras or Varanasi
is a popular Indian city that has a long history as the seat of Hindu of culture and
religious tradition. This is also well known for its own collection of silk sarees. The
silk along with the designs are a unique collection. Kanchipuram 鈥?This is the first
stop for your saree shopping in south India. There are villages of weavers that
handcraft some of the most beautiful sarees of India. Tant and Baluchari
鈥?Baluchari are silk sarees with legendary motifs weaved in them from the Indian
state of Bengal. There are other varieties of silk and cotton sarees in Bengal like
Dhaniakhali and Murshidabad silk that are well known. Bomkai 鈥?One of the many
signature sarees from the eastern Indian state of Orissa. This is a state that also
produces Ikat and Sambalpuri silk sarees. Bandhani 鈥?This is a tie and dye type of a
saree with a variety of hues and embroidery from Gujarat. Paithani 鈥?This is a
classic range of silk sarees from Maharashtra. These are some of the popular names of
Indian sarees. There are several other varieties available as well. There are several
websites for online shopping sarees that provide a wide range and choices from
different parts of India.

				
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