Choose from Anavila, Lajjoo C and others to make a statement this National Handloom Day

We take a look at traditional Indian saris like patteda anchu and jamdani

Rashmi Rajagopal Lobo Published :  02nd August 2019 05:08 PM   |   Published :   |  02nd August 2019 05:08 PM

Celebrate National Handloom Day with handwoven saris from various regions of India. Our pick of weaves from names like Payal Singhal, Lajjoo C and Anavila Misra, covers Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and beyond.  

Black and blue
The powder blue and black Marca sari from Payal Singhal is a stunning piece that is made from silk mul in the Benarasi weaving tradition. The broad black border embellished with silver work makes it standout. Rs.67,500

Silk route
From Chennai’s Kanakavalli comes this striking Kanjeevaram sari in a pastel pink hue with lilac accents. It is woven with golden zari motifs on the body and the pallu has a diamond band with peacock, elephant and geometric motifs. Rs.30,370

Vision in beige
This handloom muga and tussar silk sari is from designer Dhruv Singh. The checkered sari features hand-embroidered detailing in rust. Rs.75,600

Pinky swear
The Bengali jamdani sari from Anavila is made from pale pink fabric. It has thin golden borders, with a broad golden panel on the pallu. The simple sari will work great with a dressy blouse and statement jewellery. Rs.28,000

Being square
Karnataka’s patteda anchu weave is given a contemporary twist with modern hues in this sari by Punarjeevana. The reversible sari comes with two unique pallus and is dyed mustard yellow with eco-friendly colours. Rs.4,500

Say it with flowers
The Gulabi Cheent Rekha Bindu Chanderi sari from Torani is handcrafted in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh. The cotton-silk number bears digital floral prints that are feminine and charming. Rs.25,000 


Dotted line

This handwoven silk sari from Lajjoo C is detailed with the Gujarati bandhani technique and intricate embroidery. The pista green colour of the piece is elegant and soothing. Wear with a golden blouse to make heads turn. Rs.36,500