8 Saree Draping Styles that any woman can try

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8 Saree Draping Styles that any woman can try

The origin of a saree can be traced back to the Indus valley civilization. The integral parts of a saree like a petticoat & a blouse have been incorporated into the saree draping style a couple of decades ago with the arrival of British & Persian rulers. So, before that, women used to drape a saree without a blouse or petticoat. However, times have changed & fashion trends have evolved. Fashion designers & creative women are reinventing the way sarees are draped. Therefore, draping a saree is not just a common task anymore! It is an art & many women...

5 Gorgeous Indian Sarees Every Woman Should Own

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5 Gorgeous Indian Sarees Every Woman Should Own

Saree from its inception has been an absolute masterpiece & comes in alluring fabrics & a gamut of colors. It isn’t wrong to say that the saree is quintessentially Indian& women from all walks of life wear a saree in one or the other occasion. The origin of saree dates back to more than 5000 years back when it was draped as a three-piece ensemble in India. However, it went through various transformations due to cultures & traditions. Early Greek women wore chitons whose draping style was similar to saree. Egyptian women preferred luxurious fabrics with elaborate draping that was...

Why is a Saree seen as the embodiment of Indian Women Wear?

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Why is a Saree seen as the embodiment of Indian Women Wear?

The versatile garment Saree had humble beginnings that can be traced back to the time of Indus Valley Civilization (3300 – 1300 B.C) in North-West India. The first generation of sarees was made by cotton & dyes such as Indigo, Lac, Red Madder & Turmeric were used to color them. The name saree comes from a word found in Jain & Buddhist Scripts called “Sattika” that means Women’s Attire. It was also known as Poshak which was a Hindi term. It consisted of three items namely: Antriya – The lower garment Uttariya – A veil worn over the shoulder or...

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