Saree is latest Indian Bridal wear of India The traditional garment worn by Indian women is called the saree or sari. While the exact origin of the sarees is not known, yet researches have shown existence of sarees way back in 3000 BC in the Indus Valley civilization.
The Saree is worn by not only Indian women but also many women from other country like USA, UK, Canada, Australia and worldwide and is, by far the most elegant. It is not an outfit or fashion wear but an ornament, lending both grace and glamour to the wearer. More important, the saree epitomizes the continuity of an age-old tradition that has withstood the onslaught of many different cultures, to emerge today as a visible symbol of the resiliency, continuity and timelessness of the Indian way of life. The important characteristics of a sarees are as follows:
*The saree is one of the most common and oldest forms of dress and fashion wear Indian women in India and it continues to be the most popular fashion wear worn by Indian women. The saree is long rectangular shaped strip of unstitched cloth, ranging from 5 to 9 yards in length.
*The style, colour , design and texture of this cloth varies and it might be made from cotton, silk, georgette, chiffon or one of the several man-made materials. The most expensive woven saree is in silk. The designs may reflect regional cultures such as the “Kanjivarams” from the south or Muga silks from the east.
*The saree has an age old charm because it is no need to cut or stitched for a particular size.
*The saree can fit any size and if worn properly can accentuate the woman’s curves means it should be fit for any size.
*There is different variety of designs, drapes, fabrics, and colours in sarees reveal a unique blending of religious and cultural influences of India. Besides, the saree is universal. Grandmother and grand daughter can both carry off the same saree with equal grace. It moulds itself easily to every circumstance like bridal and festivals. No matter, how convenient, other Indian costumes may be, it is extremely unlikely that any women will give up wearing saree. The women here wear the saree in a style so unique, that its very elegance is intriguing. The pleats of the saree are not in front but at the back forming a fan. The pallav covering the chest is brought over the right shoulder. This is held in place with a broach or a pin, as they walk, the pleats behind gently swing giving the impression of the long train, lending grace and elegance to the already exceedingly beautiful women of this land.
Inspite of the emergence of various western wear from worldwide and other dresses in the Indian market, saree still remains the hot favourite fashion wear of Indian women. No other dress can show grace, elegance and dignity as much as a sari can to any women who Wears it. There are different type of Indian sarees available in market like silk sarees, designer sarees, bridal and wedding sarees, georgette sarees. Now day many people buy sarees online from online shopping stores. There are Indian kurtis and Indian salwar kameez are hot fashion wear of India which Indian women like to wear most.