Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya - ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय
Saree is staple attire of Indian women wardrobe. Indian women closet comprises different types of sarees like wedding sarees, traditional sarees, contemporary sarees, and festival sarees and so on.
Festival sarees are most exclusive as they made keeping in mind the occasion and the event. In India various types of festivals are held and for each festival different type of sarees are there. Colors and designs of festival sarees are contrived in the way to perfectly match the occasion. Indian festival sarees are expressions of the event and festivity.
Sarees which are especially made keeping particular festivals in mind are called as festival sarees. These sarees display the intensity of the occasion. For example brocade sarees are worn on marriages, engagements, birthday celebration, parties etc. These are heavily embellished sarees which on wearing project gaiety. Similarly in festivals like Deepawali, Dussehra, Durga Puja etc sarees woven with golden thread, zari worn sarees etc are worn. They display enjoyments. The sarees that are worn during the Indian Festivals ponder traditions, customs and the cultural heritage.
India is a land of different regions and every region has different styles of wearing saree developed by the artisans through decades. Even work done on them is different. Also festivals are somewhat dissimilar in different states like Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Onam in Kerala, Nabobarsho in West Bengal, Chhath Puja in Bihar and several others. But one thing is common in all that is Indian women prefer to adorn themselves with sarees in these festivals.
Apart from these religious festivals another important festival in the life of married is `Karwa Chauth`. In this festival Indian woman drape herself with red or pink saree beautifully designed with zari work. On the festival of Teej women are found wearing colorful bandhej sarees. For festivals like Navratri, Dandiya, Garba etc exclusive sarees are made with skillfulness of work over them.
Festival sarees are made of different types of fabrics. The silk is the most popular fabric for festival sarees all over India. Shine of this fabric adds brightness in festival and also brings out the gorgeousness of the saree and the elegance of a woman. Apart from this, other fabrics like cotton, georgette, chiffon are used for making festival sarees in India. Kanjeevaram silk, Gardwal saree, Tanjore silk, Banarasi silk, Patola saree, Butter silk, Raw silk, Jamdani sarees etc are some of the festival sarees of India. Party Sarees are also included in festival sarees. They are beautifully crafted with cut work, sequin work, bead work mirror work, patch work, appliqué, embroidery, etc in vibrant color combinations. These sarees are apt to be worn in all types of parties and yield a trendy as well as enhance the gorgeous look of a woman. They are widely appreciated amongst Indian women for elegant designs, bright colors, smooth finish and the exclusive designs. For adding more beauty and elegance to sarees they are properly draped and accessorized with jewelries