5 Types Of Silk Sarees Best Suited for The Wedding Season

Nothing like the 6 yards of canvas draped around you, hai na? A canvas that accurately depicts the rich history of art, culture, and folklore, a saree is a force to reckon with. So, let’s dive into the captivating world of silk sarees from across India.

1. Banarasi Silk

With its heavy Mughal influence, as evident from its intricate yet heavy zari and brocade work, enravel traditional folklore with traditional motifs like foliage, flowers, peacock, just to name a few.

2. Kanjeevaram

The traditional silk with its roots in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu is Banarasi’s close competitor. While Benarasi is usually an eternal favourite for weddings and anniversaries in Northern India, Kanjeevaram experiences the same status in the southern part of the country on such occasions. Boasting of a lineage that is more than 150 years old, the detailed gold threadwork is no less than fascinating. Kanchipuram, its a-little-less ornate cousin, is as popular as Kanjeevarams and understandably so

3. Lucknowi Chikankari

You can find them in darker fabrics too with thread work of a contrasting colour or whites and pastels with thread work of a dark hue, but they are few and far between.

4. Mysore Silk

The uniqueness of this saree lies in the subtle shimmery quality of this fabric. With dynamic shades to match up to the sheen of the fabric, this soft, breathable and easy-to-drape saree is another favourite for weddings.

5. Pochampally

Named after the town of its origin in Hyderabad, the uniqueness of the designs lies in the symmetrical size of the warp and the weft of the yarns.

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