December 21, 2023Republic Lifestyle Desk

World saree day 2023: Embrace your inner desi girl with these types

National Saree day comes as a celebration of India’s rich cultural heritage. This day is dedicated to the traditional attire which is worn in very different styles in different parts of the country.

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Saree has had its own journey of becoming the most commonly worn woman’s garment in India. While the production has multiplied, different types have also emerged. Let’s have a look.

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Banarasi silk saree: These are made in the sacred town of Varanasi, are synonymous with opulence and intricate craftsmanship. Woven with gold or silver zari, these sarees feature elaborate designs.

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Chikankari saree: A specialty of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, the fine white thread work on pastel fabrics gives a unique, eye-pleasing charm to the garment.

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Kanjivaram saree: Hailing from Tamil Nadu, Kanjivaram sarees are renowned for their lustrous silk and rich, contrasting borders.

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Paithani saree: A masterpiece from Aurangabad in Maharashtra, Paithani sarees are known for their peacock and flower motifs woven with colourful silk and metallic threads.

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