16/02/2020 | Sreenivas Varadan
We all know there are different kinds of silk sarees such as Kanjivaram silk sarees, Banarasi silk sarees, etc. But these primarily refer to the region in which the silk yarn is woven into a silk saree. What are the different kinds of silk used to weave sarees? Read on to find out!
15/02/2020 | Sreenivas Varadan
Sericulture is the process of converting cocoons to usable silk. As we know, silk is an organic fiber made from the rearing of silk worms. There are countless benefits to the use of silk as a fabric but a drawback is that the process involves the death of the worms. In this blog, we address some of the questions a user of silk may have about ahimsa or non-violent silk
30/11/2019 | Sreenivas Varadan
While Indian women have a variety of apparels to choose from for daily use, the silk saree has become the apparel of choice for festive occasions/auspicious functions. Here’s our pick of ten festive occasions/functions meant for silk sarees along with our suggestions on what type of sarees would go well with each one.
09/01/2020 | Sreenivas Varadan
Different draping styles for silk sarees
Saris are timeless. They are not defined by seasons. In India, we do not have a ‘changing’ sense of fashion. This is so because of the variety of draping styles that exist and the kind of fabric we have available. We are spoilt for choice. A simple change in draping style can make the sari seem completely different, and hence can be repeated multiple times. Here are some of the draping styles you can dabble with.