Bored with the Lehenga? Try These 30 Stylish Sarees and Rock Your Wedding
Ditch the Lehenga. The Lehenga is now a bit mainstream and you do not want to wear anything which is common to steal the show at a wedding. So, we have come up with 30 different stylish sarees for you to rock the wedding this summer.
For the ease of reading, we have classified them as per the kind of sarees such as block print, zardozi, and more.
The Most Popular Stylish Saree Designs for a Summer Wedding in India
Who does not look at their best at a wedding? Be it her own wedding, a wedding in the family, or that of a BFF. A lot of our brides and readers have written to us to do a piece of these amazing sarees that make lehengas look like they were a thing of yesterday.
Block Print Sarees
Woodblock printing goes back hundreds of years. This printing technique was used in East Asia and China for the printing of text, images, or patterns. Nowadays, block printing has been put to versatile use. This concept and this technique are applied to kurtas, bags, and even sarees. Jaipur, India is one of the most popular places for hand block printing. The hand block printing of Jaipur is known as Sanganer print and Bagru print. This art form is very popular in India.
Zardosi or Zardozi Silk Sarees
Zardozi is the art of embroidery using silver and gold thread. The zardozi its handcrafted embroidery. And it usually takes 2 to 3 artisans a month to make one Zardosi saree.
Zardozi embroidery is popularly known as Zari’s work. The base fabric is usually heavy silk, velvet, or Satin.
Zardozi attained its peak in the 17th century under the patronage of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Coming back in trend, most top designers in Indian are making sarees or lehengas with zardozi work.
Sabyasachi, Manish Malhotra, Tarun Tahliani, and Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, Rimple, and Harpreet Narula are the most famous for their Zari bridal lehengas and Sarees.
Kalamkari Cotton Sarees – Stylish Saree Ideas
Yes, you can wear these cotton sarees to a wedding! Kalamkari is a kind of cotton cloth printed by hand as the name suggests. In Persian, Kalam means pen and Kari means craftsmanship. This print is found and done mostly in southern India. Kalamkari saree would be the most artistic saree one can wear.
The Kanjeevaram Silk Sarees
Kanjeevaram silk saree is a hand-woven silk saree by craftsmen living in the small town of Kanchi (Kanchipuram) of South India. Kanjeevaram saree is available in beautiful colors with different monuments printed on them by using different silk threads. It looks really classy and is a big hit in weddings across India.
Interesting fact: Some Kanjeevaram sarees take up to two or three years to make
Patola Silk Sarees
Patola Silk Saree is Gujarat’s gift to the Indian silk-wearing community. It originated from the village of Patan in Gujarat. Patola-weaving is very fine and artistic. It is said that to make one Patola takes 1.5 years. Patolas are of different bright colors with amazing designs.
Banarasi Shikargah Sarees
Check out these amazing Banarasi Saree with a twist! You can wear them at a wedding in the family or even your BFFs wedding, be sure that the Shikargah designs will surely make a lot of heads turn.
Shikargah is the portrayal of hunting scenes in a very intricately woven fabric. The scenes include humans and animals shown in hunting poses. Shikargah sarees are mostly woven in silk. It looks stunning when worn at a wedding in style!
Indo western Sarees – Stylish Saree Ideas
Indo-western saree includes draping saree on a Patiala or dhoti or leggings. It looks very stylish and fashionable. Moreover, It is very comfortable to wear. Indo western sarees are very popular with the millennial generation of brides, bridesmaids, or BFFs
Popular designers/ stores include Sabyasachi, one of our favorite designers, and Vasansi Jaipur and Zari Jaipur. This post is incomplete without the mention of Fabiana, the mother-daughter duo who is one of the budding designers in bridal wear today.
How can you buy these Awesome Sarees?
I am sure you love the amazing designs we have shared with you here. Now you can buy these amazing from their respective designer.
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