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10 Beautiful Batik Sarees and Their Many Designs with Images

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Batik sarees have an interesting past and making procedure. Traditionally, they are known to be made in countries like Indonesia, which is the best known country to make beautiful batik. Their designs are diverse, with the inclusion of a range of cultures and influenced by the local tradition. Their workmanship and hard work is reflected in the batik.

How are They Made?

They use a technique of wax-resist dyeing to a whole cloth. Sometimes, their patterns are made by drawing dots and lines along the resist. This is achieved by using a pouted tool called canting. Sometimes, the resist is also patterned using copper stamps that are called caps. What then happens is that, the wax that has been applied on the resist dyes. From this, the artisan can now colour the cloth as per his choice by soaking the cloth in a colour. He/she then removes the wax with the help of boiling water. In case a multi coloured cloth is needed, the artisan further dips it and water and repeats the process all over.

Batik, wax resist dyeing of fabric is as old as the 4th century and was in existence in Egypt. They were used to wrap the mummies. This technique was also used by the Chinese, Indians and Japanese. However, the entire development of Batik art is mostly in the Java island of Indonesia. Thus, the main speciality of Batik saree design is in the fine craftsmanship and effort that goes into its making.

Features of Batik Sarees:

Batik sarees are sure famous for a reason. Here are some of their unique features.

  • The well known feature of batik saree is their use of wax resist, as against the tie and dye technique. They are known to use wax to develop beautiful prints all over the saree fabric.
  • They also make use of floral motifs and earthy palette. These come sometimes with an infuse of vibrant and warm colours.

Which Fabric to Use and Preferred Body Shape:

The batik can be applied on many kinds of fabric, including cotton, silk or natural fabrics of the kind. Cotton fabric is however most commonly used for batik prints and designs. Since sarees are always the way to look classy, we recommend women with any body shapes to try this out. Your choice colours however can be based on the body shape you have. Otherwise, batik is a good option of all the women out there.

So, why don’t we tell you about our top best choice of batik that we love?

Top 10 Amazing Designs and Prints of Batik Sarees:

Let we have to look at the some new collection of batik sarees with pictures.

1. Batik Silk Saree:

There is always a good occasion to wear a silk. Silks are not only comfortable on the body, but also give the right grand look. Like we said, most of the Batik designs that appear on the sarees are heavily influenced and inspired by the local culture and tradition. Here is a beautiful Murshidabad Hand Batik silk saree. This one is inspired by the local culture of Murshidabad that gives it the uniqueness. The beauty is a reflection of the effort put down by the artisan and his/her ideas. The colour is a mix of a warm and bright colour. The beautiful red colour adorns the border while the warm pink takes up a less space in the centre. The fabric used is pure silk and this could be an ideal pick for a wedding or a bridal party.

Saree Design: Murshidabad Hand Batik silk saree

Fabric: Silk

Preferred Occasion: Wedding and Bridal Party

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

2. Batik Cotton Sarees:

There is possibly no reason to hate cotton! We love our cotton and the biggest reason is the elegance it gives out. They are easy to wash, while maintaining them could slightly be challenging. But its elegance has no substitute. This Batik cotton saree is a beautiful and a warm radiance of soothing colours. They look truly simple and can be worn on any casual day. Match them with the right accessories to get the rich look. The fabric used is pure cotton. One of the things that make cotton an easy choice is the way it can be handled easily. The additional bonus is that they are best choice for a hot summer day. So, pick up a batik cotton saree for any idea and look ramp ready.

Saree Design: Yellow Black Mulmul Cotton Hand Batik Saree

Fabric: Mulmul Cotton

Preferred Occasion: Daily wear and Casual wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

3. Batik Print Saree:

Prints on sarees need a lot of effort and hard work. They are not just beautiful, but also intricate, one that is inspired by diverse cultures and ideas. Some prints are small, while others are big and you need to choose the right prints to ensure it suits your body size. Here is a beautiful black and white silk batik print saree. The fabric used here is silk and the print runs all over the saree in length with alternate of bright to light black and white. The saree has thoughtful prints, thus making it an ideal choice for get together and official meet up. Batik print sarees are commonly available and you get the choice to pick up from the umpteen designs and prints, that come in many colours, designs and ideas.

Saree Design: Black and white silk batik print saree

Fabric: silk

Preferred Occasion: Get together and official meet

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

4. Batik Wedding Sarees:

Wedding sarees are meant to be grand, rich and vibrant. They are almost always colourful with infuse of heavy ornamental colours, true to the spirit of the mood. The rest of the beauty comes from the mild accessories that give the attire a whole new look. Buddhi batiks is our favourite here! The artisans hand paint in wax and also hand dye them. Their colours range from the extremely bright ones to the subtle choice, all of which can come in useful for many occasion. Their pastels and cream colours are the most commonly ones. Each of their work is entirely handmade and therefore is truly unique and is purely the effort of the many talented artisans they house. Browse through their many colours and notice the labour in each of them. They stand testimony the beauty of the batik wedding saree. The fabric is used in silk and cotton.

Saree Design: Cream color batik saree with gold prints

Fabric: Silk and cotton

Preferred Occasion: Wedding

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

5. Batik Kandyan Sarees:

Kandyan sarees are known for their colours. The choice of colours make them an interesting pick. They can be worn for a casual family day or for a casual outing. This one saree has one colour predominantly all over the body with black border, which highlights the colour more prominently. It is worn in a particular style and can be matched with beautiful ornaments of bright colours to complete the look. Kandyan sarees are regarded as the traditional batik saree that are modestly grand and comes in several colours, most of which are bright. The fabric used is not always one kind, but a mix of cotton and others, designed at best by the designers.

Saree Design: Pink color batik cotton saree

Fabric: Mix of Cotton

Preferred Occasion: Casual outings

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

6. Designer Batik Silk Saree:

Designer batiks are another thing to love. They come in a fusion of design supplied by the intricate embroidery work on the fabric, making sure the design is latest. The designer wear usually comes with an infuse of many beautiful shades and ideas alternatively pressed on the fabric. This one comes with an off-white shade paired against black colour. The upper part of the saree comes in white with beautiful deigns embroidered on them using several shades. The fabric used for the purpose is pure silk. The saree needs little to no accessories to go with them. Wear this for a bridal party or a wedding reception and look absolutely stunning with no effort.

Saree Design: Off-white and black embroidered batik saree

Fabric: Pure silk

Preferred Occasion: Parties and Receptions

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

7. Casual Batik Sarees:

Most of the times we need sarees that can be used on any casual day. Be it an office day or a visit to your friend’s house, what we all need is a casual saree that does not look too grand or colourful. We would want to settle for something that comes in warmest of the colour, in deepest of the comfortable fabric. This light weight fabric is easy to carry and can be easily paired with a blouse or even a tank top. They are best suited for a beach or a resort wedding. They can also be your best pick for a hot summer day. The fabric used is mixed cotton and the two tone orange fabric is pleasing to the eyes. The other best part about this saree is that it is reversible. Which means, you can use one for two different occasion! Isn’t that a good deal?

Saree Design: Beige and orange casual batik saree

Fabric: Mixed cotton

Preferred Occasion: Office wear and casual meetings

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

8. Batik Georgette Saree:

Georgette sarees are sure the best way to impress a crowd. They come in beautiful bright colours and are best regarded as party and bridal wear sarees. The choice colours is interesting and their blouses are most often simple, because the saree in itself is grand. The fabric used sometimes chiffon for their smooth texture and therefore will not stick to the body. The fabric georgette is lustrous and is also grand. This one comes in a beautiful brown and flows smoothly over the body. It requires minimal to no jewellery and probably only a beautiful blouse to go with it. Coupled with batik print, this saree is pure beauty. Try this out and we are sure you will love it!

Saree Design: Batik Printed Georgette Saree in Brown

Fabric: Georgette

Preferred Occasion: Party and bridal wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

9. Tussar Silk with Batik:

Another beautiful silk of India comes from Assam and is known as Tussar. Tussar is known for its fine texture and comes in warm to subtle colours. This Tussar silk comes with a nice twist of Batik prints and the combination of the colour with the prints, makes it a suitable match. The borders are elaborate and the designs are often big with beautiful flower prints. You have various options to choose from and even the simplest of them can give you the right look. The attire requires very minimal jewellery and its sheer presence is enough to make you look vibrant and beautiful. This could be your ideal choice for wedding and other grand parties.

Saree Design: Tussar silk Batik print saree

Fabric: Tussar silk

Preferred Occasion: Wedding and other grand parties

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

10. Batik Chanderi Saree:

Chanderi is a popular handloom type saree and is best known for its weaving procedure. They are famous for producing very fine textured fabrics in silk and cotton. Some of them come with zari work. Did you know that these sarees are patronized by royalty? Well, Chanderi sarees are beautiful and this fabric is usually extremely light weight and give a comfortable feel for the body. This particular batik Chanderi saree comes in beautiful prints, mainly in shades of the darker colours. The other colours of print add vibrancy to the saree thus making it look extremely luxurious. Pair it up with a sleeveless blouse and this then could be your ideal outing wear or a bridal party wear.

Saree Design: Batik Chanderi Silk Saree with zari work

Fabric: Silk and cotton

Preferred Occasion: Bridal party wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for all women

Suitable Blouses for Batik Sarees:

Batik sarees come with many options for your blouse selection. They usually go very well with your regular simple blouse, one that is plain. You can also try out a sleeveless or a boat neck blouse to go with this. Most of these sarees are grand in itself and thus you only need to pick one that is simple. Don’t give it much thought. Just go with the mix and match motto.

How to Style a Batik Saree:

Batik sarees are elegant and simple. They offer a minimalistic beauty without much ado. IF you are planning to wear a Batik saree, here’s how to slay it:

  • Batik sarees are ideal for work wear. Be sure to opt for bolder prints in subtle colours.
  • Accessories can elevate the look of your saree. Opt for nice jhumkas or terracotta jewellery for a match made in heaven.
  • Your hairstyle can be varied based on where you are planning to wear the saree. If it is for office, you can opt for a neat bun or half braid. For simpler events, let your hair down.
  • Don’t forget to wear your Bindi, for they can get the best out of you. Opting for simple round bindis can make you look no less than a Diva!
  • Last but not the least, choose nice ethnic footwear and a handmade clutch to complete your look.

We only have to tell you one more thing. Wear them in style and don’t forget to walk in confidence. The sheer beauty of the saree will do its trick. The best part about these sarees is that they can be worn on any casual day or sometimes for a grand occasion. This really is the best way to flaunt your choice of sarees and walk ramp ready!