The charm of saree has allured not only in the Indian woman but also the women abroad. It’s a traditional apparel of the Asian Indian woman which is long unstitched cloth measuring about 5 to 9 yards in length available in different colors, fabrics and designs.
The changing fashion trends have led to a sea change in the wardrobe of the modern Indian woman. Today’s woman whether she belongs to the corporate world or is a homemaker, is far more conscious of her appearance than ever before. Now willing to experiment with her clothes, she wants to be traditional yet fashionable, sari being the best option.
Saree has two borders running along its length and has a pallu, which is a 1 to 3 foot section at the other end, which continues and elaborates the length wise decoration. A saree is worn over a petticoat with a blouse.
Sarees are available in a wide range of colours using different fabrics. In the yesteryears they were hand woven and were made of fabrics like cotton, silk, but over the years the technical advancement has led to the emergence of mechanical looms on which artificial fibres are increasingly being used to manufacture saree fabrics like nylon, rayon, polyester. Some other saree fabrics are georgette, crepe, chiffon, organza, satin, organdie and so on.
Indian Sarees, the most versatile garment originated due to the sub continent weather conditions. Every region in India has a distinct style of saree, which has developed over the centuries and is worn by women of all age groups. These sarees differ from one another on the basis of fabrics, drapping style, motifs.
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