Sarees to wear in Indian festivals

When festivals are in the offing, there’s a food parade to prepare for, budgeted gifts to purchase and delicious sarees to wear. The latter task at hand can blow up your mind – measuring up to the 2020 blitz isn’t peaches and creams after all.
Your hunt for the perfect six-yard beauty in this monstrous saree maze has come to an end. Sit back and relax as you scroll down through an assortment of sarees that are bound to make you look diva-licious.

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Banarasi Sarees

They have been a statement garment since time immemorial. You cannot do justice to your Diwali thali and Diya picture if you aren’t flaunting your Banarasi pallu. When it comes to making your pick, let’s choose these ornate over anything else

Butta Banarasi Saree

There’s no dearth of blouse designs when it’s a Butta saree. With motif designs and vibrant colours paired together, these can be draped to suit your taste and comfort.

Butta Banarasi Saree

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Chiffon Banarasi Saree

Interfusing the gravity of Banarasi with the light-weight texture of Chiffon, these sarees adorned with gold on the pallu are eyeball grabbers. Usually worn with the same pattern blouse, with small woven zari motifs and floral intricacies, they are obliged to enhance your feminity and grace.

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Chiffon Banarasi Saree

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Paithani Saree

A novelty in itself, the highlight of a Paithani is the border in oblique, square designs and an elaborate pallu – decorated with motifs of peacocks, musical instruments, flowers and vines. Woven mostly in bold and primary colors, they are undoubtedly a worthy investment and will always bring out the regality in you. Woven traditionally still, the techniques of weaving and dyeing a Paithani require years of practice and experience; it is a fabric of its own kind. Watch out for fake Paithanis by flipping over your saree and checking for those loose threads.

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Paithani Saree

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Chanderi Saree

It’s hard to put a date to the sheer brilliance of Chanderi sarees, they have been the royal patronage and continue to be a gem after all these years. Acclaimed for their lightweight, soft texture, transparency and pastel hues – they bring both comfort and grace. There are three Chanderi fabrics that you could choose from – Chanderi silk cotton, pure silk and Chanderi cotton. Spun on a hand-powered handloom, a different thread is used for every motif carving. If you plan to complement those slim curves this festive season, go vibing on a Chanderi.

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Chanderi Saree

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Patola Saree

A patola is a saree connoisseur’s favourite piece. A product of the finesse of hand, precise mental calculations and rich imagination; a patola’s motifs dominantly include a geometric pattern of flowers, animals like elephants, birds like parrots and other human figures. You can delightfully experiment your patola with an indo-western patterned blouse, a heavy brocade design layering to your elbows or even choose a solid hue to let your saree stand out. Patolas are majorly spruced with chunky neckpieces or layered earrings in shades of silver and bronze.

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Patola Saree

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Organza Saree

Bollywood is screaming Organza and we need to know what the buzz is about. A sheer light-weight, transparent fabric; Organza is synonymous to panache. These six yards often come in pastel shades with a wave of floral designs or with heavy zari borders. You could pull off your organza at any festival party by teaming it with a blouse in the same colour, a statement necklace and a sleek middle partitioned hair.

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Organza Saree

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Kancheevaram Saree
If there are relatives pouring at your place for the scrumptious festive dinner and you gawk at your wardrobe for the right saree to make its appearance; it’s the Kancheevarum that can cradle your confidence. Its thick fabric, solid dark colours meshed with borders of gold make these the most suited attire for weddings and festivities alike. The pallu and borders stand in stark contrast with each other and are embellished with scriptures and images of the divine. Boat blouses are the new chic. It can go heavy on the arms with ornate elbow designs or could be a floral motif as well.

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Kancheevaram Saree

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Gadhwal Sarees

The fusion weave of cotton and silk are inexplicable beauty. The Gadhwal sarees are famed for their zari work and have been essential at all pujas. The pallu, border and body are distinct statements with a wide spectrum of hues to choose from.  Gadhwals have nature motifs and zari work spread across the pallu area and can be teamed with heavy stone jewellery to brew the classic Indian modern look.

Gadhwal Saree

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We hope you can now make out which drape is going to make you a stand-out at all festivities. Never shy away from aping unique blouse designs and donning jewellery that syncs with the fabric, vibe and style of your saree.

One thought on “Sarees to wear in Indian festivals

  1. Wow. The content is so good and helpful. This article has given me a wide choice of what to wear on Indian festivals, specially Diwali. Thank you so much for uploading this article.

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