Wedding season is here and what is more important that the trousseau shopping. Shopping is one of the most interesting part of wedding and knowing what to add to your wardrobe can double up the fun. Also having the right mix of sarees is very important. We have curated a list of five different traditional weaves which one should definitely look out for while shopping for the wedding.
Paithani- sarees has always been one of the most sought after sarees. Rich in its formation these paithani sarees define royalness. Paithanis have a basic pattern with motifs in it. Generally a bird or a flower. The most unique thing about paithani sarees is that the border and pallu look exactly the same. These sarees are extremely beautiful and a must have in wardrobe.
Kanjeevaram needs no introduction. Kanjeevaram is known to be the queen among sarees and weaves. Mostly weaved in the southern part, it is one of the richest weaves . The gold zari borders and highlighting colours make them unique and ethnic. Recently Deepika Padukone work the kanjeevaram sarees on two occasions, one for her Italy wedding and the other in her bangaluru reception.
Deepika Padukone in a gold kanjivaram saree
Deepika Padukone in a kanjivaram saree
Banarsi sarees are most ethnic form of sarees to have in your trousseau. Weaved in the ghats of Banaras they are the most sought after traditional weaves sarees all over the world. Anushka Sharma wore a Banarsi saree in her post wedding reception in Mumbai. She nailed the whole traditional look.
Chikankari is one of the most intricate form of art. It was said to have been developed in the mughal era by none other then Noor jahan. From Priyanka Chopra to Deepika Padukone everyone is seen adorning this beautiful form in one way or the other. Designer Abujani and Sandeep Khosla has been redefining chikankari with their modern touch an class . A must have in a trousseau
Patola sarees can be considered as a rich heritage. Weaved in double ikat in the city of patan, this one is must have trousseau attire. The sarees take considerable time to make and are government mandate. There are only three families in Gujrat who can weave these Patola sarees. Designer such as Ayush Kejriwal and Gaurang Shah have been using these Patola sarees in their couture. Actors such as Kiron Kher has been seen many a times wearing this timeless creations.
These sarees are a must have in a wardrobe. This adds uniqueness to your whole textile collection. Indian traditional weaves never go out of trend. They are considered timeless and a rich heritage to hold on to.
The good thing about these traditional sarees are that they are passed on to generations.