Rock Your Bengali Diva Look With these Four Classic Indian Handloom Sarees

Whether you are a saree bloggers, you are a style icon, try out sarees as it is comfortable than other drapes or simply you love to wear saree - almost as a saree enthusiast you keep on stuffing your wardrobe with a wide variety of sarees in different fabrics, colors, ethnicity and design.

India is the land of loads of traditional and ethnic sarees - all states add up to a different heritage - but when it comes to Bengal Handloom, trust me nothing can beat it. For you being a Bong by birth just like me, you cannot just deny the four best handloom sarees woven in the heart of the Bengal rural areas.

Let me take you to an exciting ride of these pure Indian Handloom silk and cotton sarees that make you a pure bong at heart, attire, and desire.

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Love for the sarees from Bengal handlooms is not something new - since the 18th century, the Bengal sarees have been popularised as a wedding and festive attire. Even the Bollywood divas have tried flaunting the Bengali Sarees - say Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Devdas or Vidya Balan in Parineeta or Sonakshi Sinha in Lootera. And why just Bollywood divas, even the teenage girls just make the sarees a hype every Durga Puja time and you cannot give a miss to it if you are in Kolkata - it makes you sure that you visit Maddox Square or Deshapriya Park for the full fashion galore.

When it comes to Bengali handloom silk or cotton sarees - we think of Murshidabad silk sarees, Matka silk sarees, cotton silk, Tussar silk, and Muslin. No doubt, these silk, and cotton varieties are suitable for all seasons. Amidst all the varieties I just mentioned there are four main pure Indian handloom silk and cotton sarees that will rock you anywhere you go are:

Tussar Silks

Why are they popular?

1. Undyed and natural silk sarees originating from Bengal handlooms
2. The best popular colors of tussar are honey, beige, cream, golden and tawny shades. Well, other colors are also available.
3. All Tussar looks gorgeous due to the natural sheen from the golden color 

Red and Multicolor Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Red and Multicolor Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Red and Multicolor Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Red and Multicolor Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Red and Multicolor Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Red and Multicolor Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work

Red and Multicolor Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work

$269.00 USD
Purple Color Pure Tussar Silk Saree with Golden Buti Work
Purple Color Pure Tussar Silk Saree with Golden Buti Work
Purple Color Pure Tussar Silk Saree with Golden Buti Work
Purple Color Pure Tussar Silk Saree with Golden Buti Work
Purple Color Pure Tussar Silk Saree with Golden Buti Work

Purple Color Pure Tussar Silk Saree with Golden Buti Work

$215.00 USD
Greyish Blue Color Pure Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Greyish Blue Color Pure Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Greyish Blue Color Pure Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Greyish Blue Color Pure Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Greyish Blue Color Pure Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work
Greyish Blue Color Pure Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work

Greyish Blue Color Pure Tussar Banarasi Saree with Kalamkari Work

$310.00 USD
Off White Color Tussar Georgette Saree with Meenakari Buti Work
Off White Color Tussar Georgette Saree with Meenakari Buti Work
Off White Color Tussar Georgette Saree with Meenakari Buti Work
Off White Color Tussar Georgette Saree with Meenakari Buti Work
Off White Color Tussar Georgette Saree with Meenakari Buti Work

Off White Color Tussar Georgette Saree with Meenakari Buti Work

$375.00 USD

Baluchari and Swarnachuri

Why are they popular?
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1. Undyed and natural silk sarees originating from Bengal handlooms
2. The best popular colors of tussar are honey, beige, cream, golden and tawny shades. Well, other colors are also available.
3. All Tussar looks gorgeous due to the natural sheen from the golden color 

Korial Silks 

Why are they popular?

1. Comes with a combination of white and red color (mostly) and uses a rich silky texture and colored borders.
2. Must wear saree type for Durga Puja Ashtami. 

Tant Saree

Why are they popular?

1. Tant is one of the most comfortable collection. Best handloom sarees among the pure cotton sarees.
2. It is a lightweight fabric
3. Designers also use subtle motifs to make the pallu and border more ornamental 

So that's all!

So what makes you wait?
Are you trying to make your post lockdown Puja times great? Though we will be celebrating indoor, a drape and essential a comfortable is a necessary one to try. So adore yourself with the pure Indian handloom silk and cotton sarees from the Bengal gallery at our online shop. 

Bonus Read: Unique style to drape your sarees in the festivals

Author Bio:

Sumana Bhattacharya completed her Masters in Economics from the University of Calcutta & was working with the Department of Education, Govt. of West Bengal to provide training to the teachers in Government Schools. She moved to USA in 2005 after getting married & is the mother of 2 kids. She is the one that drives IndyVogue every day, every hour, every minute and every second. Salute to her and her undying spirit.

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