The popularity of women wearing sari has increased. These are pieces of cloth worn that can accentuate the curves of a female body. It is throughout the history, Indian women have dressed this long decorative piece of cloth. Each sari represents each woman wearing it. Its color and type indicates the region the woman is from. Although this piece of cloth is commonly seen on Indian women, it has paved its way as this is worn on fashion catwalks around the world.  

Brief History

The word is derived from the Prakrit word, “satticka”. This is found in the early Buddhist Jain literature. During the 2800 BC to 1800 BC, sari was originated from the Indus Valley civilization. It is thought that many gods and goddesses wearing the style called the Odissi Fishtail wrap have been sculpted. The sari has been draped around the legs; meanwhile, the Pallu hangs lengthwise at the center of the legs. These days, sari speaks the Indian culture and the unique way of life.

Sari Styles

This piece of cloth represents a strong tradition the South Asian culture and style. Each style is unique to its region and culture. Let us take a glimpse on the different sari styles.

  • Northern Style Sari

It is known to be the finest sari produced in India. Most brides love to wear the Banarasi sari, as it is also known. This piece of cloth is made of finely woven silk and sophisticated patterns. Its patterns made these saris heavy.

  • Eastern Style Sari

This sari is commonly worn and seen on a modern working woman. It has floral designs and geometric shapes. This piece of cloth is commonly known as Jamdani sari.

  • Southern Style Sari

These are also known as Venkatagiri sari. These saris are most favored because of its metallic sheen not to mention it is light. Oftentimes, the borders are heavily embellished.

  • Western Style Sari
 You may have noticed those tie-die designed sari. These pieces of cloth are also called Bandhani (or Bandhej). These saris are twisted, wrapped and folded in a specific manner as it is dipped in dyes. Thereby, it can produce a unique spotted appearance.

Skirts and More…

An individual silk sari can be wrapped around the waist in order to have a one of a kind skirt. Keep in mind that you need to have a large Esmerelda sari so as to wrap it and use it as a skirt.

Meanwhile, the individual silk sari wrap autumn garden collection can be worn as a sexy top. Whenever it is worn, any woman will look simple yet elegant.

No matter what the size of the sari is, whether it is a mini, plus, little girl, short, and the regular can always look stunning and appealing. It all depends on how the sari is worn. More women have learned the art of tying and wrapping the sari.

Getting an authentic sari is easy. As the demand of sari increases, so does the number of shops selling a wide variety of saris. Thereby, the market has more options and shops to choose from.  

 


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