Saree. A timeless Indian wear that enchants every girl and woman at some or the other time in her life.
This nine-yard wonder manages to cross all the boundaries and apprehension to make every woman go gaga. While an average Indian girl acquires her first piece may be at the onset of her adulthood, the numbers keep growing with the years, often reflecting her mood, taste and likings at the time.
You might don’t have the time or inclination to drape one every day. However, this Indian wear is not just an outfit, but an asset. And it never goes out of fashion. So it is wise to invest in a classic piece rather than just hoarding them so that they are not just lying at the back of your wardrobe.
Although there is a wide range of sarees to choose from, there are some that you must absolutely own. So sit back and have a look at some easy-to-wear yet stunning types of saree every woman must have in her wardrobe:
- Mul Cotton:
If you are looking for a hassle-free, lightweight, super-trendy sarees, mul cotton is the answer for you. They come in all colours and prints. One of the perfect summer sarees, as per Times Of India.
Originally from the state of Rajasthan, Bandhani sarees will add rich culture and heritage in your look instantly. A perfect addition in a modern bride’s trousseau trunk.
3. Kanjivaram Silk:
Whether you are a South Indian or not, you must have this magnificent weave. It never goes out of style and adds the touch of royalty and grace.
Easy to drape, easy to maintain and keep, chiffon drapes are effortlessly beautiful. Be it traditional zari kinari solid coloured chiffon or the heavy embellished ones or floral ones, chiffon sarees adds ooze of sensuality in a jiffy.
Cocktails, evening receptions of friends and friends of friends, even a stylish corporate event or a glamorous dinner party- this one will go a long way in making you look drop dead gorgeous. Just style it with a halter or a sleeveless blouse and minimal jewellery.
Known for their handwoven fabric and beautifully mixed zari work, your wardrobe will remain incomplete without the presence of these lovely pieces.
7. Classic Black:
This your own version of LBD will come in handy in every cocktail party and you will find it difficult to pick something else. The quintessential black sari is definitely must be in your collection.
8. Banarasi Silk:
One of the heaviest sarees, you can’t afford to NOT to have a Banarasi silk in your collection. It’s timeless, graceful and mesmerizing.
Also known as the Sonepuri silk, this one is a piece of art with ikat, embroidery and intricate thread work, all woven into one beautiful nine-yard wonder. They are available in silk and cotton and make for a good festive wear.
Although Phulkari work is more popular in dupattas, its sarees are equally awesome and gorgeous. Phulkari is an age-old embroidery technique from Punjab, as per Wikipedia. Traditionally done on cotton blends, it is now available on chiffon as well as Georgette.