What You Should Know About Sarees This Year
A female garment that comes from the Indian subcontinent that consists of a drape varying from five to nine yards is a saree. The midriff is bared using one end of the draped saree which is also two to four feet in breadth that is typically wrapped around the waist. A midriff is the human abdomen whereby in fashion there are clothes that advocate for the exposing such as wearing a crop top or some types of swim wear. The Deccan region of India is where the Nivi style originated a most common sari manufacture and draping style. A choli is a midriff baring blouse or upper garment that is commonly worn with the saree.
The sari is wrapped around the waist with the loose end of the drape to be worn over the shoulder baring the midriff this is the most common style of wearing a sari even though there are many others. Nivi, Gujarati, Himalayan, Bengali and Odia, Maharashtrian, Nepal, Kodagu, Manipuri, Assamese, tribal styles, Kunbi styles and Khasi are the different ways of draping a sari. The chests are firmly tied in order to secure and cover the breasts in tribal styles. The style of Kunbi involves tying a knot in the fabric below the shoulder and a strip of cloth which crosses the left shoulder and is fastened on the back.
A long sleeve choli is worn together with Assamese style in which the bottom portion is draped from the waist downwards and has a veil. Pleats are created in the rear instead of the front while the loose end of the sari is draped back to front over the right shoulder which is then pinned to the rest of the sari is the Kodagu style.
The Nepal style has different varieties of draping the sari however the most common is Nivi drape. A draping style that is worn without any pleats is Bengali and Odia. The loose end of the saree is let a little longer and goes around the body over the left shoulder in the Bengali style of draping.
Tucking of the pleats similar to the Nivi style then the loose ends are taken from the back, draped across the right shoulder and pulled across to be secured in the back is the Gujarati style. Saris are worn due to several reasons and they include; practical role as well as decorative role. Wearing of sarees is due to practical roles since the Indian subcontinent experiences harsh extreme temperature conditions. Comfortable clothing are made from use of cotton sarees which combat heat in the Indian subcontinent. The cotton material used in Indian sarees is Khadi.