Bridal Kanchivaram from Kanakavalli

5 South Sarees which every Bride should own!!

Sari is something which is now on a revival mode and we are more than pleased with all the efforts being put towards it. We Southern Brides have one fantastic opportunity of draping in a six yard perfection on our Big Day. So, let’s make it count.
Here we present to you ladies, some stunning handlooms from the South which must be a part of your Bridal trousseau. So without further a due, here is the quick list :

Kanchivaram : For obvious reasons, Kanjivaram, the queen of Silk Sarees is the one which accompanies every Bride for the Muhurtham. So make sure you chose a vintage revival Handloom style of the Bridal Kanjivaram in a rich pure silver zari. We are sure you would be a sheer representation of the Goddess Laxmi herself.

Bridal Kanchivaram from Kanakavalli
Bridal Kanchivaram from Kanakavalli

Pochampally : Ikkat needs no Introduction. A couple of years ago, a wave of the hand spun Ikkat saw sunshine on the loom and it’s has been shining ever since and the demand is now only going upwards. While the nature forms various motifs of the Ikkat, The patola geometric design is the pride of the Ikkat weave. So make sure you grab one as a part of your Wedding Trousseau.

Ikkat Patola Saree
Ikkat Patola Saree on the loom

Mysore Silk Sarees: Known for their contrasting borders and the light weight drapes, these are must for any Southern Bride’s wardrobe. Buy this Mysore hertiage from an authentic KSIC store, and adorn the beauty of the oldest variety of crepe saris.

Mysore silk saree
Mysore silk saree

Kerala Kasavu: Yes, I am absolutely talking about the most adorable Kerala Saree. Handloomed white Saree with the evergreen gold border. Use it for your Mangalasnanam or even for a keep sake to wear it on a hot humid day, this weave would not disappoint you. Usually available under a 1000 INR, these are enough reasons to get one ASAP.

A stunning kerala kasavu
A stunning kerala kasavu

Venkatagiri: Most of us don’t know that many sarees which are sold as Kanjivaram sarees are actually woven in Venkatagiri region of Andhra Pradesh. Thanks to striking similarity of the weaving to a Kanjivaram saree and yet with an advantage of the light weightiness.

A Venkatagiri weave
A Venkatagiri weave

Trust me ladies, it is worth going to the roots to get one of these revival sarees.

 

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