How one dresses is a reflection of one’s culture. Fashion is the essence of tradition and society as a whole. In this context, Sarees are an embodiment of Indian culture; Sarees symbolize a way of life. There are many types and styles of Sarees made in India. Each Saree has its significance and utility.

For example, on important occasions, one would wear Silk Sarees or designer sarees. As official wear, one would wear a plain silk saree. As opposed to the north, women in the south prefer wearing sarees daily. Hence, sarees can be classified based on color, size, method of craftsmanship, material, region of origin, etc.

India has many GI (Geographical Indication) tagged sarees. For example, Kanjeevaram Silk Saree, Banaras Brocade, Pochampalli Ikat, etc. Even though India has infinite types of sarees, only a handful of sarees are perfect for every occasion.

Let us look at such sarees and ponder why they are so versatile, comfortable, and perfect for every occasion.

Fancy Printed Sarees

This kind of sarees gives a mix of formal and informal touches to one’s attire. Hence, they can be used for various occasions, from marriage functions to office parties. Fancy printed sarees can cost from Rs. 1500 to Rs. 2500.

Hence, they are also affordable. They are available in many colors and various designs since they are printed. There are many types of printed sarees that have become a great source of fashion in India. For example, Batik Print saree, Dabu Print saree, Kalamkari saree, etc.

Kanjeevaram Silk Saree

Kanjeevaram Silk Sarees are unique because of the type of high-quality silk and the characteristic gold-dipped silver threads. They are one of the classiest and traditional attire of Indian fashion.

Albeit being expensive, one should have a Kanjeevaram silk saree in their wardrobe. It has been recognized as a GI product by the government of India. That is, it has geographic, cultural, and historical significance.

It is recognized by almost everyone when one enters a place, thus making it a piece of statement. Hence, it is a stylish and elegant saree that is perfect for every occasion.

Plain Silk Saree

Silk sarees are pieces of elegant luxury. There are different kinds of silks such as Mulberry, Eri, Tasar, and Muga silk; Mulberry is the predominant source of silk in India. Plain silk sarees are simple, versatile, and comfortable to wear. They satisfy the criteria of simplicity, grandeur, formalness, etc.

A plain silk saree is perfect for office wear, traditional wear, party wear, or even perfect for a simple outing. It can be complemented with different styles of borders.

Plain and rich colors like Maroon, Cream, Lavender, Magenta, Royal Blue, etc., will be perfect for such sarees. These sarees can be worn to any occasion with a good combination of additional accessories.

Cotton Sarees

India is known to be the origin land of cotton. Cotton wear is perfect for the summer season. Cotton sarees are casual attire; they are comfortable, graceful, breathable, and fashionable. They are cost-effective. And most of all, the prime advantage of cotton sarees is that there is no drooping.

Therefore, it is perfect wear to flaunt one’s graceful figure. Cotton sarees are raw, fresh, natural, neat, and dashing. Similar to other sarees, cotton sarees are also available in a wide range of colors and designs.

There are different types of cotton sarees. Sambalpuri saree, Khadi saree, Chanderi saree, Dhakai saree, Tant saree, etc., are distinct types of cotton sarees.

Half Sarees

Half saree is a traditional attire found predominantly in South India. Half sarees are an amalgamation of two attires; it consists of a long skirt, a dupatta, and a blouse. It has an informal connotation.

It has a sense of youthfulness which makes it more attractive to young women. Although half sarees originated from a traditional attire, they have been modified to be stylish. Hence, they are both traditional and modern.

Moreover, like cotton sarees, half sarees are also very comfortable. They have many positive attributes which make them perfect for every occasion. There are also general guidelines to follow when choosing a saree.

First, while selecting the type and color of the saree, one must consider their body type. One can achieve this by the method of trial and error. Two, one has to choose the colors which suit them. Colour plays a significant role in one’s outfit; it can either make one outstanding or dull. Third, the price of a saree.

One has to consider all three of these parameters before selecting a perfect stylish saree of their choice. A saree is a cultural symbol, a symbol of Indian feminity, and today’s youth is embracing it.