Are you an ethnic lover? Drape yourself comfortably in handwoven Banarasi sarees this summer

New Delhi, Nabanita Chakraborty | Updated : 12 April 2018, 08:39 PM
Drape yourself comfortably in handwoven Banarasis this summer (Photo source: Twitter)
Drape yourself comfortably in handwoven Banarasis this summer (Photo source: Twitter)

Ethnic outfits are always on hot trend in India. Specially on the festive season, the demand for ethnic clothes goes high.

Among the latest ethnic trends, Banarasi saree is on the top of the chart. The sarees are known for their gold and silver brocade, fine silk and rich embroidery. Banarasis are relatively heavy because of these engravings.

Though summer is upon us and will lead to sweating till evaporate, this wedding spree will force Indians to segregate their in-depth love for ethnics.

Taking this into account, e-commerce platform WeaverStory has come up with its brand new handwoven 'Banarasi summer collection' at Aga Khan Hall, Mandi House in Delhi. The exhibition started from April 10 and ended on April 11 in Delhi.

WeaverStory, which serves as a space for engagement with India's rich textile history, brought this heritage closer to ethnic lovers with every masterpiece it created.

The brand new 'summer collection' has also been showcased on WeaverStory's official website which is

Apart from Banarasi sarees, Chanderi silk, Bandhej sarees, Banaras cotton, Anarkali semi-stiched suits, colourful dupattas and Banarasi muga silk were also among the charm and attraction of the show.

Chanderi saree, the traditional outfit made in Madhya Pradesh's Chanderi is produced from three kinds of fabric: pure silk, Chanderi cotton and silk cotton.Traditional coin, floral art, peacocks and geometric designs are woven into different Chanderi patterns. The sarees are among the finest items in India.

Bandhej Saree, also known as Bandhani Saree is specially found in Rajasthan and Gujarat. The finest variety of this type of saree is created in Mandavi, Bhuj, Kutch, Jamnagar, Porbandar, Rajkot, Udaipur, Jaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner etc.

If you are an ethnic lover and waiting eagerly to drape yourself well in a few gorgeous sarees during this festive season, you must have a look at this summer collection at

First Published: Thursday, April 12, 2018 06:27 PM
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