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40 Exquisite Silk Sarees That Will Speak Your Tradition with Regal Look

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Silk sarees have been known to Indian subcontinent since times immemorial. Ever since the technique of manufacturing silk was introduced to the weavers, thanks to the many traders who visited the country. Pure silk sarees, made with finest mulberry silk are quite expensive and are treated as luxury commodities. No wedding or traditional event is complete without the main host decking up in her finest silk saree. With tens of different varieties of silk saris are produced in various regions of India, we are definitely spoilt for choice! Hop on, as we explore some of the latest and trending silk saree designs to check out!

Importance Of Silk Sarees:

Silk sarees are indispensable to the wardrobe of any Indian woman! These sarees are usually passed down to the next generations and are treated as family heirlooms. Silk sarees are always in high demand in the international market as well. The supreme quality of silk used in these drapes is matchless to others. No doubt why they cost a fortune to buy a single piece but is worth every penny!

Features Of Silk Sarees:

Here are some interesting features of silk sarees to know:

  • About 97% of Indian silk sarees are manufactured with pure mulberry silk threads
  • Silk fabrics are offered in different types like Brocades, Pot-Thanks, Mashru, Amru, etc., depending on the type of weave
  • Silk sarees were popularised during the Mughal era, during which these drapes were Royal favourites
  • They were originally made for aristocratic class and were out of reach for commoners
  • The high price of these sarees makes them quite exclusive for important events
  • Popular silk saree varieties are Mysore silk, Assam silk, Kanchipuram Silk, Banarasi and Pochampally, each named after their place of origin.

Preferred Age Group For Silk Sarees:

Women of all age groups prefer this Sarees. In fact, the elder and middle-aged women always go for silk sarees as their first choice. With many modern designs and techniques introduced in these sarees, they now cater to the tastes of the younger generation as well. It is now considered to be fashionable to wear silk sari.

Tremendous Silk Saree Designs With Pictures:

In India, there are different silk saris on the basis of regions. The top 40 silk saris are highlighted over here along with its catalog images.

1. Bridal Silk Saree:

Look ethereal like this glowing bride in red and gold! The exquisitely made saree talks of fine details showcased in the weave of the saree. This stunning piece is sure to win the hearts of every would-be bride, who dreams of wearing something as grand as this. With bridal jewellery and a pinkish blush on her cheeks, we can’t stop gushing over this look!

Saree Design: Red and Gold Bridal Silk Saree

Material: Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Bridal wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

2. Cotton Silk Sarees:

Cotton silk saris are the best alternatives to wearing expensive and heavy silk sarees. This Navy blue and Purple cotton silk saree are handmade to perfection using the finest quality threads. The extra-large border in Golden Zari makes it a stunning piece. Wear it with a golden blouse and matching accessories for a grand look.

Saree Design: Navy Blue and Purple Cotton Silk Saree

Material: Cotton Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Religious Wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

3. Uppada Silk Sarees:

Uppada silk sarees are known for their superior quality silk fabrics. They are priced quite high and live up to their standards. This blue and Purple Uppada silk saree is interwoven with green threads to produce this extravagant looking saree. The golden Zari border adds an opulent look to this checker drape.

Saree Design: Blue and Purple Uppada Silk Saree

Material: Uppada Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Large-Scale Events

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

4. Designer Silk Sarees:

With the demand for designer wear on the rise, weavers are compelled to create something unique every day. This heavy silk saree is adorned with a beautiful Peacock motif on the pallu, which is larger than life size! The border of the saree is also woven with small peacock motifs to create a stunning look!

Saree Design: Grey and Red Heavy Silk Designer Saree

Material: Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Large-Scale Events

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

5. South Silk Saree:

South Indian silk saris are known for their traditional designs and motifs. This yellow and green is no exception! The classic colour combination of yellow with green, touched with Gold makes it one of the finest pieces. It is adorned with gold motifs all over the body and a rich pallu completes the look.

Saree Design: Yellow and Green South Indian Silk Saree

Material: Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Religious Events

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

6. Soft Silk Saree:

This is one of the traditional silk sari designs, found commonly in South India. The evergreen combination of Pink and blue is sure to make you look bright everywhere you head to. The rich golden Zari border makes it look grand and a perfect choice for weddings. Wear it with gold jewellery to look stunning!

Saree Design: Pink and Blue Traditional Silk Saree

Material: Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Traditional Wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

7. Fancy Silk Sarees:

Want to wear something fancy to a party, but heart says “Go for Silk?”. We have got the right outfit for you! Check out this light and dark green, dual shaded silk saree in a fancy design. It is quite lightweight and is apt for long wear. A bright golden zari adds the much-needed traditional finish to this saree.

Saree Design: Dual shaded Green Fancy Silk Sari

Material: Silk

Preferred Occasions: Occasional and Festive wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

8. Art Silk Saree:

Want to try wearing an economically priced saree? Check out this Mustard yellow and black Art Silk saree! Made with art silk or Artificial silk, the fabric of this saree imitates the shine and texture of pure silk. The plain body of the saree is adorned with a vibrant print in black and brown for a unique look.

Saree Design: Mustard Art Silk Sari With Printed Border

Material: Art Silk

Preferred Occasions: Small Gatherings

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

9. Raw Silk Sarees:

Raw silk is the unprocessed form of silk, which has a slightly coarse texture. It also lacks shine as compared to a pure silk saree. This pink and yellow raw silk saree has something very elegant and beautiful about it. The natural design in the fabric is elevated with a traditional print on the borders.

Saree Design: Pink raw Silk Saree With Printed Borders

Material: Raw Silk

Preferred Occasions: Small Gatherings and Formal wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

10. Jute Silk Saree:

Jute silk is another natural fibre, that is essentially silk mixed with jute fibres. The result- a dull finished, soft saree that is ideal for day events. This classic pink and white saree with golden border is entirely handwoven to produce such a beautiful output. Pair it with a beige or orange coloured blouse and matching accessories.

Saree Design: White and Pink Jute Silk With Gold Border

Material: Jute Silk

Preferred Occasions: Formal wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

11. Red Silk Kancheepuram Saree For Wedding Collection:

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Red is the color that is perfect for any wedding collection. This vibrant red silk saree is a South Indian silk. This style originated in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu. This saree commonly called Kanjeevaram silk. The intricate works are done in golden and have golden zari border. This new model silk saree has a pallu depicting different styles and figures.

Saree Design: Maroon and Gold Kanchipuram Silk Saree With Artistic Pallu

Material: Kanchipuram Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Bridal wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

12. Yellow Kancheepuram Silk With Red Designs:

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This silk saree is of magnificent yellow color. The texture of this silk saree is very silky and for this reason, it does not comes at a reasonable price. Same red colored patterned designs are all over the saree. This saree has a traditional look and is popular for ages. This Kancheepuram silk saree has golden Zari borders with self-work done on it. This can be worn on any special occasion.

Saree Design: Mustard Yellow and Maroon Kanchipuram Silk Saree

Material: Kanchipuram Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Festive wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

13. Black-Red Kancheepuram Silk saree:

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Black is the color of elegance, and with this silky textured saree, you look attractive for any particular event. This black and red combination Kancheepuram silk saree has zari works within the saree in circular patterns and also along the borders. The specialty of South Indian sarees is their wider borders. The red and golden borders run Parallelly all over the saree. The simply pure red blouse can be paired with this silk saree.

Saree Design: Black and Red Kanchipuram Silk Sarees

Material: Kanchipuram Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Occasional wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

14. Pink And White Kancheepuram Silk Sari:

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This differently designed silk saree has pink and white colors. The main base of this Kancheepuram silk is light shaded pink. The soft and silky texture makes you love this saree. This saree does not have any intricate works, yet it looks stylish. Circular patterned golden and white colors run all over the saree.

Saree Design: Pink and White Silk Saree

Material: Silk

Preferred Occasions: Small Events and Festive wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

15. Black Kancheepuram Party Wear Saree:

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This Kancheepuram silk also known as kanjeevaram silk is for casual wear. It does not have designer works. Black colored saree is combined with multi colored vertical strips. This traditional saree has a modern touch with a designer look. Red, green and orange colors are combined with black that makes it look contrasting. The other black portion has golden works done. You can wear this saree during the day time as well as during night in an occasion. This is one of the new pattern silk sarees.

Saree Design: Red, Green and Orange Kanchi Silk Saree

Material: Silk

Preferred Occasions: Day Events and Festive Wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

16. Pure Maroon Mysore Silk Saree:

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This Mysore silk saree has a dark-colored effect. A dark shade of green is combined with maroon. In this Mysore silk, the pallu portion is of dark shaded maroon having zari strips in similar patterns. The green portion of the saree is just simple only having golden zari border. This is paired up with maroon short sleeve blouse with zari border.

Saree Design: Bottle green and maroon Mysore silk saree

Material: Mysore Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Religious Events

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

17. Yellow Bengali-Baluchari Saree:

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Baluchari silk saree from West Bengal depicts some epic stories and situations. This saree mainly consists of figures of humans and animals that highlight the stories in the form of designs. The pallu and the border of this yellow Baluchari saree reflect this mentioned pattern. This saree looks gorgeous with this style of designs.

Saree Design: Yellow and Maroon Baluchari Silk Saree

Material: Baluchari Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Traditional wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

18. Pink Crape Silk Saree:

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This Baluchari saree also has intricate works done all over the pallu depicting some designs and stories. This Bengal based silk saree is very popular among the Bengali’s and also in other parts. The above saree has a dark shade of pink with designs done in black and white. It is one of the most preferred variety of silk sarees for small events, wedding and traditional wear.

Saree Design: Purple and Black Baluchari Silk Saree

Material: Baluchari Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Traditional wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

19. Grey Sambalpuri Silk Saree Bomkai Designs:

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This Orissa based silk saree has unique color combinations. Sambalpuri silk saree is the fine-textured saree mainly available in Orissa. This grey silky textured saree reflects most of the light falls on it. The borders and pallu are of dark reddish and golden zari works are done over these portions. Bomkai designs are being done on this Sambalpuri saree.

Saree Design: Grey and Maroon Sambalpuri Silk Saree

Material: Sambalpuri Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Traditional wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

20. Neon Green Pure Pochampally Handloom Silk Saree:

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Pochampally silk sarees are another type of South Indian silk saree. Here in this silk saree color combination is the main attraction. This neon green Pochampally silk saree has wider dark pink border above it is a yellow border only in the lower portion of this saree. Golden zari works are only in the pink portion of the saree. This handloom silk saree is mostly preferred by young generation due to its magnificent color combinations.

Saree Design: Green and Pink Pochampally Silk Saree

Material: Pochampally Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Traditional wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

21. Off-White And Pink Combined Ikkat Silk Saree:

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This saree is a pink and off-white combined Ikat silk saree. The block designs in this silk saree enhance the outlook of this saree. The squared designed along the border of this saree consists of green, pink and yellow colors. This off-white based saree hence have an appealing factor. The pink colored pallu has wavy triangular patterns done in white. It is one of the unique silk sarees in the market.

Saree Design: Silk White and Pink Ikat Saree

Material: Pochampally Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and religious events

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

22. White Assam Silk Saree With Kalki Motifs:

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Assam silk sarees are very popular for its texture and designs done over the saree. This black and white combined silk saree has a lustrous look. Black motifs are done along the border and some intricate works in the pallu. Assam silk is not available at an affordable price; it’s a bit costly. If you like to try an exclusive saree do not need to think twice. Though this black and white combination is common, it is uniquely depicted in this Assam silk.

Saree Design: White and Black Assam Silk Saree

Material: Assam Silk

Preferred Occasions: Traditional and Ethnic wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

23. Beige And Multi Colored Tussar Muga Silk Saree:

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Muga silk sarees are costly and mainly available in Assam. This silk has a unique texture. This beige colored silk saree has multi-colored complex designs done very neatly. If you like heavy work on the pallu, opt for this silk saree. The borders of this Muga silk is also designed in the same manner.

Saree Design: Cream and Red Muga Silk Saree

Material: Muga Silk

Preferred Occasions: Traditional and Ethnic wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

24. Vibrant Magenta Assam Silk Saree:

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This dark shaded magenta colored saree has contrasting cream colored portions to enhance the beauty of this saree. It looks vibrant, and light is reflecting feature amplifies its outlook. This Assam silk has designs that are done in typical Assam silk. Small cream and black dotted designs look classy.

Saree Design: Magenta Pink Assam Silk Sari

Material: Assam Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Social Gatherings

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

25. Pure Golden Assam Silk Sari:

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This conventional Assam silk has a shimmering golden effect. The borders have the golden touch with self-made designs done on it. The body of the saree is off a bit lighter shade seems as of cream base. Some green and red colored small designs with that color effects are thorough out the saree. This golden Assam silk is one of the exclusive silk saree for any reception or wedding party.

Saree Design: Cream and Red Assam Silk Saree

Material: Assam Silk

Preferred Occasions: Ethnic and Festive Wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

26. Hand Woven Black Narayanpet Pure Silk Saree:

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Narayanpet in state Telangana is well known for the silk sarees. This Narayanpet silk saree has a multi striped border. That is the specialty of this type. The borders are of various patterns in different sarees. This black Narayanpet saree is a simple looking saree with just multi colored strips. Sleek golden strips over the multi colored borders enhance the beauty of this silk saree. It has yellow pallu with strips at specific intervals.

Saree Design: Black and Mustard Narayanpet Silk Saree

Material: Narayanpet Silk

Preferred Occasions: Occasional and Festive Wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

27. Pure Narayanpet Pure Silk Saree:

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This pure silk saree is another variety of Narayanpet silk saree. This silky-textured saree with pink base is simply appealing in its outlook. Vibrant pink colored saree is contrasted with yellow. Part of the Pallu consists of yellow color with shiny golden strips. Also, the same design is maintained along the border of this silk saree.

Saree Design: Pink and Bright Yellow Narayanpet Silk Saree

Material: Narayanpet Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Festive Wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

28. Check Patterned Mangalagiri Silk Saree:

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This patterned silk saree is from a district of Andhra Pradesh. The Mangalagiri saree is named after a town in a district of Andhra Pradesh. These sarees are famous for its hand woven works and handicraft works. This saree has multi colored checks all over the sarees. Different colored threads are weaved alternatively give this saree different reflective pattern.

Saree Design: Blue and Maroon Checks Style Mangalagiri Silk Saree

Material: Mangalagiri Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Occasional Wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

29. Wavy Pattern Pink Mangalagiri Silk Saree:

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This Mangalagiri silk saree has fabric and printed patterns. Pink and violet colors are contrasted. The patterns are done in white and yellow colors. This saree has simple designs with the wavy pattern all over the saree in a different pattern. Pink borders have yellow and white alternative wavy patterns.

Saree Design: Pink and Violet Mangalagiri Silk

Material: Mangalagiri Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Traditional Wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

30. Peach Chamundi Silk Saree:

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Chamundi is a famous place in Karnataka. This silk saree belongs to that place. The place is well known for silk sarees. This peach Chamundi silk has a soothing look. The borders are being highlighted with golden which is the key feature of South sarees.

Saree Design: Light Peach Chamundi Silk Saree

Material: Chamundi Silk

Preferred Occasions: Festive and Traditional Wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

31. Magenta Bangalore Silk Saree With Zari Border:

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Bangalore silk saree is one of the finest silk saree. This saree consists of vibrant magenta and shimmering green border with golden zari effect. This saree can be paired up with a green blouse in an event to enhance your beauty.

Saree Design: Magenta and Green Bangalore Silk Saree

Material: Bangalore Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Religious wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

32. Red Patola Silk Saree With Zari Border:

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This double woven silk saree is made in Gujarat known as the Patola silk saree. Pure red colored silk saree has a golden effect along the border. Golden prints are there with very fine designs. This is one of the best silk sarees.

Saree Design: Red and Gold Patola Silk Saree

Material: Patola Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Religious wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

33. Sea-Green Banarasi Silk With Stone Work:

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Banarasi sarees are well known among sarees and can be worn in different. This finest traditional sarees are also famous for its silk. Here this silk saree has a unique sea-green effect. To highlight this saree golden zari and stone works it provides.

Saree Design: Sea Green and Gold Banarasi Silk Saree

Material: Banarasi Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Religious wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

34. Blue Party Wear Banarasi Silk Saree:

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Banarasi silk is combined with a modern style which is perfect for party wear. Royal blue with shimmering golden border looks fashionable. Also, the texture makes you fall in love with this saree. You look stunning in this attire. A golden short sleeve blouse looks perfect for this saree.

Saree Design: Navy Blue and Gold Silk Saree

Material: Pure Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Religious wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

35. Golden Orange Paithani Silk Saree:

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Paithani styled sarees are from a town in Maharashtra. These silk sarees have a unique style different from the others. This orange saree with golden border reflects most of the lights make it look gorgeous. Pallu is being designed with various colored threads. This is one of the best silk sarees.

Saree Design: Orange and Gold Paithani Silk Saree

Material: Paithani Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Traditional wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

See More: New Cotton Sarees

36. Black Paithani Silk Saree:

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This black Paithani silk saree has a heavy designed pallu with looks classy that is the specialty of this saree. Borders are of red-golden strips. Circular pattern golden Zari work run all over the saree. This is one of the best silk sarees.

Saree Design: Black and Maroon Paithani Silk Saree

Material: Paithani Silk

Preferred Occasions: Weddings and Traditional wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

37. Pink Printed Venkatagiri Silk Saree:

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Venkatagiri sarees are named from a town in Andhra Pradesh. The specialty of this silk saree is that it consists of various hues. This pink-black shaded half saree has printed designs mainly over the pallu section with doubled layered border. This is one of the best silk sarees.

Saree Design: Grey, Orange, and Pink Venkatagiri Silk Saree

Material: Venkatagiri Silk

Preferred Occasions: Ethnic wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

See More: Fancy Saree Designs

38. Green Acid Printed Murshidabad Silk Saree:

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This silk saree is also from Bengal having a soft textured fiber. This shiny green silk has a different designed portion. Designer silk saree has unique acid printed sections over white color and simple black border. Black with other color effects makes this saree look elegant. This is one of the best silk sarees.

Saree Design: Sea Green Bengal Silk Saree With Printed Pallu

Material: Bengal Silk

Preferred Occasions: Traditional wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

39. Rust-Grey Murshidabad Silk Saree:

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This Murshidabad silk saree is blended with rust and grey colors. The grey colored saree has rust and cream strips. The border has rust effect throughout the saree with sleek cream colored lining. Style coefficient for this Murshidabad silk is very high. This is one of the best silk sarees.

Saree Design: Grey and Rust Murshidabad Silk Saree

Material: Murshidabad Silk

Preferred Occasions: Ethnic and Traditional wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

See More: Plain Sarees Colours

40. Red And Off-White Kotki Silk Saree:

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The Kotki styled silk sarees are originally from Orissa. This Kotki silk sarees are in demand all over India. This simply designed silk saree is made of off-white and red colors. Similar vertical designs run parallelly throughout this saree. This is one of the best silk sarees.

Saree Design: Cream and Red Kotki Silk Saree

Material: Kotki Silk

Preferred Occasions: Ethnic and Religious wear

Suitable Body Shape: Suitable for All body types

Suitable Blouses For Silk Sarees:

If you have always been wearing a matching silk blouse, it’s time to break the rules with these trending blouses:

  • Banarasi Brocade blouse
  • Cotton silk blouse
  • Mirror Work blouse
  • Maggam Work Blouse
  • Cut Work Blouse
  • Zardosi Work
  • Pashmina Work
  • Applique Work
  • Hand painted Blouse

How To Style Silk Sarees?

Now comes the actual part of styling a silk saree! Check out these expert tips to look like a diva in your silk saree:

  • Choose a silk saree depending on the scale and the time of the event
  • If you are the bride, opt for bright coloured silk sarees like red, orange, green, purple with heavy zari weave
  • Pastels like pinks and peaches are in vogue this wedding season
  • If you want a toned-down look, opt for greys and creams
  • A silk saree must be matched with gold and antique jewellery to match its grandeur.
  • You can even opt for beads and crystals instead of pure gold accessories
  • Carry a gold embroidery clutch to go along with the saree
  • Wear a big Bindi, matching bangles and a Gajra in your bun to get the perfect wedding look
  • Don’t forget your high heel sandals!

Why Silk Sarees Are Important For Weddings?

Silk sarees are premium drapes, which are symbols of richness and stature. Weddings are grand celebrations and are perfect platforms to showcase one’s flamboyance Also, pure silk sarees are symbols of the divine, especially Goddess Lakshmi. This is why the bride is usually presented with tons of silk sarees for good luck!

Impressed with this whopping collection of 30 silk sarees? Each of these pieces is crafted to perfection using the best quality materials. They also showcase the talents of the local weavers to the entire world. Although silk sarees have come a long way since their origin, their roots haven’t changed much. Especially the handloom sarees still use the age-old technique to give you an heirloom piece. It’s time to go the traditional way with a fine silk saree!