When in doubt, just put on a saree and pout! Women and ethnic wear can never go wrong especially when it comes to sarees. Sarees are made of different fabrics, such as cotton, silk, rayon, georgette, chiffon, crepe, lycra, satin, etc. One of the most popular fabrics and a favourite among women is Silk. 

India is known for its silk, which evokes feelings of richness and royalty instantly. Every state of India has its silk, which is unique to its culture and people. These are handwoven or machine-made. Every silk saree is associated with a long history which makes it even more desirable for women to have it. 

Here’s a list of silk sarees that you must have in your wardrobe, you can buy sarees online or shop at an outlet

  • Art Silk Sarees: Also known as Artificial Silk Saree, these are made of synthetic or bamboo silk. Artificial Sarees are another name for Rayon Sarees. They are comparatively cheaper and more affordable than other silk sarees. 
  • Banarasi Silk Sarees: One of the most popular and loved saree is the Banarasi Silk Saree, which is the symbol of richness and classiness. The silk saree is known for its compact weaving, metallic visual effects, pallus, goldwork, and mina work. They are usually handwoven with intricate floral motifs that are the main show of the saree. Banarasi Saree is a must-have when it comes to silk sarees. If you’re scared to step out of your house due to the pandemic, you can buy sarees online

  • Baluchari Silk Sarees: Originally from Baluchar, Murshidabad, these silk sarees are popular for their mythological scenes embroidered on their pallu. During the times of the Nawabs and Britishers, pallus used to come in a square design depicting the lives of those times. Some of the common scenes were nawabs traveling in horse carriages, women smoking hookahs, etc. This silk saree is made out of the cocoon of a silkworm. 

  • Bhagalpuri Silk Sarees: Also referred to as Tussar Silk Sarees, this gained popularity during the Industrial Revolution as it was cheaper than silk. Another reason was its cool nature, which made it wearable in hot climates. Bhagalpuri Silk is a century old and mostly worn by the tribal communities. It is famous for its rich texture with motifs inspired by nature that easily makes it stand out from the rest! 

  • Chanderi Silk Sarees: One of the most common saree worn by women all over India is Chanderi Silk. Originally from Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh, the saree is famous for its lightweight, smoothness, softness, and shine. Its transparent texture woven with motifs inspired by nature is enough to make women fall in love with it.
  • Kanjivaram Silk Sarees: If you love silk sarees, Kanjivaram Sarees are definitely a must-have! Originally from Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, it is known for its royal look. It is considered to be one of the most wealthy sarees among all sarees. South Indian brides usually prefer to be donned in a Kanjivaram Saree on the day of their wedding. As they say, Kanjivaram Sarees can never go wrong! Its polished silk fabric is the USP of the saree. If you too love Kanjivaram sarees as we do, don’t wait to step out, buy sarees online

  • Do tell us which are the sarees you already have, and buy those that you don’t. We’ll be back soon with another list of must-have sarees. Till then, happy shopping.