Monday, April 02, 2012

Sari, the Epitome of Style - Different Varieties of Sarees in India

Sari, the Epitome of Style - Different Varieties of Sarees in India

The sari is a traditional Indian garment worn by a large number of women in India.

Though there are a lot of western influences in the way people dress today, can we deny the fact that an Indian woman looks absolutely stunning in a sari?

There is something about the sari that makes a woman look dignified, charming and every bit stylish. Over the years, the saree has evolved into a fashion statement, what with most fashion designers glorifying the look and feel of this traditional garment. Bridal Saris are also extremely popular in India, especially those designed by fashion designers.

What is a Sari (Saree)? The sari or saree in simplest terms, is an un-stitched piece of cloth that varies between 5 and 9 yards and is worn by women. The sari is usually worn on top of a petticoat and blouse.

Origin of Sarees The origin of a sari can be dated back in history and there are various references of it during the Indus Valley Civilization. In more recent times, it is believed that the women in most parts of India have been wearing saris for many many years.


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