Indian society is multicultural. The lifestyle of every Indian state is unique. The food prepared and savored in different parts of India is different, and the same goes for the clothes as well. Various societies flaunt their particular Traditional attires. They have adapted to those attires given the climatic conditions prevalent there as also the availability of the raw material. Sarees are amongst the favorite traditional wears for Indian women and no wonder the whole world is now taken by the grace which it adds to the womanhood. It is now a trend worldwide to buy traditional Indian sarees online, given their popularity.
There are different types of weaves in India, and the Indian States have different styles to adorn it. Traditional sarees of India are broadly classified into two types depending upon their length. The sarees are either 9 yards or 6 yards. The 9 yards sarees are the traditional sarees which are nowadays worn only for specific occasions by Indian Ladies. Many times these sarees are worn by an elderly woman. Though the practice of wearing 9 yards sarees regularly is getting over, one can still witness woman of certain societies wear traditional 9 yards Sarees for marriages or important ritualistic functions, etc.
The Maharashtrian “Nau-Var” or the South Indian “Madisar” are few examples of traditional 9 yards Sarees. The Madisar again is draped in 2 types depending upon which South Indian Society one belongs. These traditional 9 yards sarees look great and bring out the richness of the Indian culture when teamed up with the traditional jewelry and appropriate blouses. The real trick for this traditional wear is to wear this saree. Nowadays it is in fashion to wear the readily available stitched Nauvari or Madisar.
Coming to the 6 yards ones, India has a rich traditional weave, whichever state we visit. If Tamil Nadu has its Kanjeewaram Silk Saree with vibrant colors as its traditional one, Gujrat boasts about the Patola and the Bandhani ones- Dot pattern sarees. Maharashtrians wear the beautiful Paithanis which has its peculiar “ Peacock or Parrots’ as Motifs. The Kota Silk Sarees come from Rajasthan and the “ Chanderi” Sarees from the state of Madhya Pradesh.If one visits the East one gets another host of cotton and silk sarees. Dhakai Sarees from Dhaka, the Bomkai handloom from Orissa and the Bhagalpuri Saree from Bhagalpur take you breathe away with the material, colors, and vibrant designs.Benaras Sarees from the Ghats of Ganges is the also one of the finest sarees of India.
Cotton or silk, Light colored or dark, embroidered or thick borders, traditional Indian saree has taken the world by itself.