7 Homegrown Brands Offering Six-Yards Of Gracefulness AKA Gorgeous Sarees
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Sarees - a traditional piece of clothing that has been embraced since ancient times and honestly, we’re not getting over it anytime soon as well. Sure, lehengas and shararas look absolutely gorgeous, but then, can they ever come close to the elegance of sarees?! Oh yes, we’re a huge fan of these and we know a lot of you are as well, so that is why we’re gonna tell you about a few Indian brands who have won our hearts with their beautiful collection of sarees and we can’t wait for you to check it out too!
Suta was founded by two sisters, Sujata and Tanya who are spreading their love and passion for Indian weaves and tradition through their sarees and blouse collection. From the hand-woven Kantha collection to the comfy cotton ones straight from West Bengal, Suta’s lovely sarees are perfect for every occasion.
2. Margazhi - Contemporary Design House
This homegrown brand brings to you a range of extravagant and simple sarees that are rich in colour and texture while staying true to their roots. You can bag Khadi Cotton, Tussar Silks, Chinalapattu sarees that are defined by patterns, block prints and tie & dye designs and exclusive patchwork designs which is basically a visual treat.
Price | Rs 4,500 Onwards
Here’s Their Website | https://margazhidesigns.com/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/margazhithestore/
Skim Through Their Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/margazhidesigns/
3. Bandhani By Tasleem Khatri
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Bandhani designs are originated from Gujarat where the cloth is plucked with fingernails to create many tiny buildings, which in turn creates a stunning design that definitely makes heads turn. This brand’s sarees are heavily designed but are super light that can be worn even during the day.
Price | By Request
Skim Through Their Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/bandhanibytasleemkhatri/
Aditri boasts an expansive collection of handloom sarees in Silk, Khadi Sarees, Cotton, Linen, Jamdani, Kantha, Katan Silk, Pattu Silk, Baluchari, Hand Block prints and much more, that all you lovely ladies need to have in your wardrobe! Apart from sarees, they also offer jewellery and dupattas.
Price | Rs 1,750 Onwards
Here’s Their Website | https://www.aditri.co.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/aditriloomsandcrafts/
Skim Through Their Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/aditriloomsandcrafts/
5. Shanti Banaras
Varanasi is known for its textile traditions of age-old Banarasi weaving techniques that are famous all over the world and Shanti Banaras, who have been in this business for quite a long time, is bringing to you luxurious Banarasis at decent prices. Do have a look at their sarees and we guarantee you won’t be disappointed.
6. Chakori Ethnic
Chakori Ethnic works with the rural artisans from different parts of the country to create unique and contemporary designs while keeping up with the ethnicity and traditions. You can pick sarees in Kalamkari, Shibori, Hand Block, Dabu, Phentiya and indigo prints which are made using natural dyes.
Price | Rs 7,500 Onwards
Here’s Their Website | https://www.chakoriethnic.com/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ChakoriEthnic/
Skim Through Their Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/chakoriethnic/
Karustuti is reviving the handlooms of West Bengal while nurturing productivity of the local weavers. Shop from their cotton collection which is perfect for the summer, Linen sarees to spruce up your style, Tussar Silk for the festivities and muslin dupattas which are gonna be your saviour for the scorching heat.
Price | Rs 1,600 Onwards
Here’s Their Website | https://www.karustuti.org/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/karustuti
Skim Through Their Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/karustuti/
There goes our list, folks! Indian brands have got so much to offer, so the next time you’re looking to buy sarees, check out these homegrown brands and go vocal for local!