Seeing a reassuring resurgence, the sari hasbeen a favourite with Indian diaspora for the longest time but was often limited to festive outings or red carpet events. The sari now though has a more democratic space in our wardrobes and is worn casually as well. Repeated celeb outings, some innovation courtesy the pre-stitched variants and sultry variants of the blouse has made the six yard staple as a raging member of our fool-proof wardrobe club. Banarasi brocades, coquette tulles, lustrous satins and the likes – the eternal drape persists despite the maddening fads and changing trends. And here we are, with our comprehensive list of must-buys featuring renowned Indian labels boasting of a varied repertoire. Keep reading to pick your favourite.
Made of silk organza and adorned with exquisite dori embroidery, this Gul-Neer Daavya sari with its subtle incorporation of traditional elements makes it the ideal choice for special occasions.
Pre-stitiched saris to the rescue. Easy to wear and hassle-free, bid adieu to your draping woes and refrain yourself from reliving your 10th farewell sari mishap with this trueBrowns sari.
Paulmi And Harsh
Spotlight on this midnight blue organza saree – fit for festivities and beyond, this heavily embellished number is for the maximalists with an affinty for traditional craft-work.
431-88 By Shweta Kapur
From her collection showcased at Lakmé Fashion Week, this ‘Kaai Sari,’ boasts of a stunning make and comes with a pallu attached at the waist and can be easily slung over your shoulder. It is draped on the side with a cheeky slit and exudes the timelessness of an art piece.
Can certainly see Kate Sharma from Bridgerton don this one at the end of the season ball owing to the soft ruffles and coquettish make of the six yard staple. Amp it up with pearls to take the regal quotient up a notch et voila!
Covered with a canvas of floral designs, this sari successfully tells a tale of exquisite craftsmanship with the delicate usage of zari and glitter. The ideal finishing touch – a dainty hem that amplifies the sari’s attraction.
A fan favourite from their collection RoaR, this collection uses handwoven Banarasi weaves in pure silk, elevated by the craft of Badia, a very time-consuming technique.
Try lending an audacious new spin on the festivities this year, with this black georgette number (only if mother dearest approves). Featuring intricate cutwork along the border, the ensemble really comes together with the raw silk blouse embellished with elaborate dori embroidery and sequins.