Sumana Bhattacharya

Saraswati Puja Saree Style Guide – Go Yellow on Vasant Panchami 2023

Saraswati Puja Saree

Saraswati Puja is one of the gorgeous occasions in Bengal where a budding love story comes to a warm conclusion. A day when you are far away from the books, meet new people, a day for the singles, and finally, the only day when you find teenagers in ethnic Bengali dresses – Saree and Punjabi (for those of you who are not Bengali - Bengalis call the kurta 'Panjabi'). Saraswati Puja is above those "Anjali" and "Prasad" – it is the perfect day to celebrate your love of life. Hence, people call it Bengali's own Valentine’s Day. Everyone, almost everyone you look around, wants to be dressed perfectly, whether it is a boy wearing yellow cotton Punjabi or a young girl trying out her mother's yellow-bordered Tant Saree. This boutique owner of IndyVogue also has innumerable memories of Saraswati Puja. However, let me keep those stories for another day. As all women will be trying out a saree over other dresses, I would like to deck the best saree for the Saraswati puja with the Saraswati puja look ideas to rock the Saraswati Puja 2023. Will you like to take a ride with me? Let us begin. Featuring enchanting and breathable Saraswati puja yellow sarees at IndyVogue. They are light on the skin and add a touch of elegance to your appearance on the Puja occasion.

What to Wear in Saraswati Puja?

Saraswati Puja, in general, is celebrated in the spring. The festival has warmth in itself. The weather turns pleasant; the cold winds turn mild, and above all, the fragrance of spring flowers makes the ambiance more soothing and healing. So, choosing the colors of your apparel is a big thing. Spring denotes vibrant colors. As you look around you will find flowers blooming and try to décor nature. It is so young, lively, and refreshing all around. However, we go for yellow as our first preference, but you can also choose orange, green, red, and white. We have a good Saraswati puja saree collection ranging from yellow designer saree to plain yellow saree for women this year with all these vibrant colors – so the choice is yours. Whether you want a lavish yellow banarasi saree or want to pick from any other beautiful yellow sarees online, IndyVogue is your one-stop shop.


Type of Puja Sarees to Choose

As you will like to dress up perfectly in a yellow saree to impress your beau – the choice of the material is also a huge factor. There are huge choices, but predominantly, it is the tant, cotton, dhakai, and tussar, which are sure to win many hearts. Pick something light to wear on this eve. You can also pick a range of Kantha stitch, batik, or pure handlooms. Here is a list of the type of sarees for you:

Dhakai Jamdani Sarees: There are three types of Jamdani sarees: a butidar sari (an entire sari covered in florals), a tercha sari (a diagonal pattern of florals), and a jhalar sari (a floral network). The weave originated in Bangladesh (formerly undivided Bengal). Jamdani weavers can be found in West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh.

Tussar Silk Sarees: A dull gold thread is used to embroider and print designs that are inspired by nature. Wide-winged moths produce this yellowish-brown moth. Tussar silk weaves can also be used to create floral patterns and motifs, including flowers, leaves, and leaflets on a yellow silk saree.

Chanderi Silk Sarees: The yellow Chanderi silk saree is available in a wide variety of styles online, with a silk warp and cotton wefts woven in a multi-wefting technique. Its primary market is Madhya Pradesh, but Kolkata, West Bengal is also a major market for Chanderi sarees.

Bishnupur Silk Sarees: Sarees from Bishnupur are famous for their lightweight materials, motifs like florals and animals, stories from Krishna Gatha, and natural colors. They are made with fine fabrics and hand painted with fresh colors that come from nature.

Kani Silk Sarees:
  Kani silk sarees are inspired by ancient Pashmina shawls worn by the rulers of the Mughal empire. In Kashmir, Kani silk sarees have been passed from generation to generation with unparalleled artistry since 3000 BC. In addition to gorgeous patterns in vibrant colors, Kani silk sarees complete a vintage look.

Pure White Color Jamdani Saree with Allover Work with Ganga and Jamuna Border
Pure White Color Jamdani Saree with Allover Work with Ganga and Jamuna Border
Pure White Color Jamdani Saree with Allover Work with Ganga and Jamuna Border
Pure White Color Jamdani Saree with Allover Work with Ganga and Jamuna Border
Pure White Color Jamdani Saree with Allover Work with Ganga and Jamuna Border
Pure White Color Jamdani Saree with Allover Work with Ganga and Jamuna Border
Pure White Color Jamdani Saree with Allover Work with Ganga and Jamuna Border
Pure White Color Jamdani Saree with Allover Work with Ganga and Jamuna Border

Pure White Color Jamdani Saree with Allover Work with Ganga and Jamuna Border

$115.00 USD
Pure Milk White Color Jamdani Saree
Pure Milk White Color Jamdani Saree
Pure Milk White Color Jamdani Saree
Pure Milk White Color Jamdani Saree
Pure Milk White Color Jamdani Saree
Pure Milk White Color Jamdani Saree
Pure Milk White Color Jamdani Saree
Pure Milk White Color Jamdani Saree

Pure Milk White Color Jamdani Saree

$105.00 USD
Dirt Offwhite Color Kani Silk Saree
Dirt Offwhite Color Kani Silk Saree
Dirt Offwhite Color Kani Silk Saree
Dirt Offwhite Color Kani Silk Saree
Dirt Offwhite Color Kani Silk Saree
Dirt Offwhite Color Kani Silk Saree

Dirt Offwhite Color Kani Silk Saree

$185.00 USD

How To Wear A Saree Differently In Saraswati Puja

After the choice of your Saraswati puja saree and selection of your color and material, the next step you need to take is to adorn yourself with the perfect drape. I have ten awesome ideas to make you look different and get compliments, praises and maybe a perfect date.

Traditional Nivi drape: This is classic, and you will find your mother ready to help you with this pattern anytime. Most of us actually swear by it. Women throughout the country and even the fashionistas find it the coolest way to wear a saree. You just need a perfect-fit blouse and complementing accessories to wear the stunning look in Saraswati Puja. Try wearing a Murshidabad Silk or a Tussar Silk to wear in this format. Here is a video tutorial from the blogger, who adorns herself with a Nivi Style Drape. Enjoy it!


Lehenga Saree Style
: Now being trendy and staying in vogue makes you a fashionista. To kill your lovers with that magical look, you can try a Lehenga Style Saree drape this Saraswati Puja 2023. It is a head-turner at many events. You will find pre-stitched lehenga saree on the market, but you can also do it by yourself. You just need to make multiple pleats in your pallu and tuck it around the waist. Check how Blogger Babita Aggarwal tries out this style for you all -


Mermaid Style Saree Drape
: These days Bollywood is just setting the stage on fire with this saree drape. Whether it is on a red carpet or a Movie Premier, those with curvy bodies will not leave a single inch to flaunt their figure. If you have a curvaceous body, adore it with a mermaid-style saree in this Saraswati Puja. It just not requires any pleats around the waist. It has a skirt-like look at the lower end and makes you look slim and sexy. Here is how the blogger Dharma tries out to drape a mermaid style in the video below –


Open Pallu Style Saree Drape
: One of the immensely popular, and you can see popular draw inspiration from anywhere and any occasion, as women love to try this drape often. The first half of the saree draping style is just the basic one. What differs here is that the pallu is not pleated and is left lying over the shoulder. Here’s how team We Makeover does it easily -


Bengali Athpourey Style Saree Saree Drape
: One of the bright and easy traditional saree-wearing styles is the Athpourey look. You can frequently find Bollywood movies with a Bengali hint in them or any traditional Bengali festival exhibiting women wearing this saree. It gives you an ultimate look and flaunts you in the best possible way. To try out some more traditional saree draping styles, you can have a look at our recent blog, Traditional Saree Draping Style. To know the perfect way to wear a saree in Bengali style, learn it from Indian Youtuber -  


Conclusion - The Final Note

Hope you are left flabbergasted that Saraswati puja outfit ideas can be so fascinating. With so many Saraswati puja saree styles, you will radiant charm in your yellow saree look, especially in your Saraswati puja saree look. We are sure you will love to pick any one of these styles from the list and look the most gorgeous in your Saraswati puja look. Anyone of this style you pick will make you elegant, lady-like, and enough to garner praise and earn tons of compliments.

Author's 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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