EVERGREEN SOUTH INDIAN SAREES
South India is a potpourri of rich culture and traditions and each culture is represented by the traditional sarees worn by our South Indian women. They look stunning in these sarees and accessories such as traditional glass bangles, gold jewellery, bindi and floral gajras for the plaits,
Sarees of Andhra which are a must have in every Andhra family household include – Pochampally sarees, Dharmavaram sarees, Gadwal sarees, Narayanpet sarees, Mangalgiri sarees, Uppada sarees and Venkatagiri sarees. Famous as the silk city of India, Boodhan Pochampally is a town behind the fame of Pochampally silk sarees. Pochampally sarees have various geometric designs that are weaved in ikat style.
Kanchipuram silk also popularly known as Kanjivaram sarees of Tamil Nadu are famous for the gold thread and zari work. These make beautiful traditional bridal wears.
Madurai cotton sarees are renowned for the wide range, colours and a single or double motif design. These sarees take a place in almost every Tamil woman’s wardrobe.
The State of Karnataka is also renowned for its sarees. Mysore silk sarees are as famous as the historic town of Mysuru. These breathtakingly beautiful sarees are available in exotic colours and prints. Molakulmuru silk sarees of Karnataka have a number of motifs and patterns that are inspired by nature and the temples of this region. The motifs hem the borders of the sarees. These sarees are an epitome of grace and beauty. The Gadwal sarees are famous for their handmade saree tradition being passed down for generations. The exclusive zari work makes these sarees look amazing.
Not just that, Kasavu sarees of Kerala are also considered as handwoven classics. They are cream coloured sarees with colourful borders. They are worn to mark the New Year, the most auspicious festival of Keralites.
Hundreds of South Indian actresses set the saree fashion trending and millions of their followers follow them on digital media and imitate their styles and saree drapes to look as stunning as them.