While we continue to bemoan the early departure of balmy winters, we can’t deny the fact that temperatures are soaring – and how! Well, the chill is gone for now, and it’s time that we took our summery styles out from the back of our wardrobes. The stark sunlight and hot weather call for breezy and lightweight ensembles – that would stay fresh and breathable for the whole day – whether we are out managing chores, sharing a cup of coffee with friends, or putting our mind to test at work. And when it comes to choosing the ideal wardrobe for all these moments, nothing beats the grace and charm of super light and summery sarees!
Sarees are undoubtedly for every season- and every occasion. The timeless six-yard drape has reached the world through millions of Indians settled abroad, who take pride in flaunting the outfit on various occasions. From households to the International Red Carpet, sarees rule as a fashion-perfect choice.
When it comes to summer wear, sarees allow for substantial air circulation and easy restyling both ways. Plus, with many retro fashion trends back at the center of the sartorial game – it’s even quite trendy to wear evergreen handlooms, fluid chiffon sarees, summery plain sarees with borders, and dreamy floral sarees.
Still unsure? Well, here we bring you 15 suggestions for summer-ready, irresistibly gorgeous, cooling, soothing sarees.
1. Sheer Factor
Got to attend a summer sundowner? Here’s exactly what you need- asoft grey sheer saree carefully accented with 3D flowers for a quiet yet lasting impact.
2. Fusion Fiesta
While you bid adieu to thick wintery layers, give a stylish pep-up to your summer wardrobe with creative silhouettes and extraordinary elements. Here’s a black readymade dhoti saree crafted in fuss-free lycra and paired with a shimmery blouse- a bridesmaid staple for summer weddings!
3. Cotton Comfort
Your summer closet is incomplete without a light, soothing cotton saree. Grab a few in bright tones for those long days out, work meetings, and delightful brunches. It’s the best time for lighter shades of green, pink, and blue.
4. The Classic Drape
If there’s one trend that’s as yesteryear as trendy, it’s the organza saree. If you’re still not stocked with the timeless sheer drape, this luxurious masterpiece in soft golden base, hand-embellished meets the standards for your precious summer wardrobe.
5. Stylish All Day
Sweating over a hectic schedule? This multicolored checks printed saree is a lightweight and easy-to-carry option for a stylish am to pm wardrobe- from office routine to meet-ups over coffee!
6. Floral Moments
Stepping into summers after the onset of fresh spring blooms makes the right season to wear floral prints! Floral sarees in lighter fabrics like chiffon and georgette can be your best bet for varied occasions- whether it is a formal or leisurely outing or a virtual work presentation.
7. Being A Minimalist
Lesser details- higher impact- should be your sartorial mantra this summer. Keep it cool with simplistic elements like fabrics with a lush feel. Fluid satin sarees in darker tones like dusky blue make a great option for cool evenings and indoor socializing.
8. Subtle Highlights
Bold prints create a power dressing detail for hot and humid days. Here’s a boldly printed organza saree in earthy tones of beige and orange, just the right combination of comfort and style- easy to dress both ways too!
9. Traditional Charmer
It’s always wise to keep your closet stocked with sustainable clothing like paisley printed sarees, one that you can carry for summers and beyond. Add a pair of jhumkas as sustainable jewelry!
10. Treasured Prints
Summer is the time to indulge all sorts of printed sarees- drapes with weightless accents. And when we mention prints, the time-honored Bandhej tops our list of summer staples. This green silk Bandhani saree beautifully justifies the detail with its refreshing palette and classic details.
11. Party Staple
Let your style quotient soar as high as the temperatures! With the subtlety of thread work and exquisite gota patti embroidery, this fluid mauve saree meets the dress codes of upscale summer celebrations.
12. Shimmering Moments
A scatter of sparkle can amp up your wardrobe for those glamourous wine and dine occasions. This summer, bring the trend of sequin sarees to your party closet with this georgette ensemble- dressy and flattering!
13. Ethnic Elements
Super light and gorgeously detailed, this grey and brown patola printed saree is a comfort-promising drape that’s adaptable for multiple occasions. Whether it is a long workday in the office or a quiet family get-together, this evergreen, traditional saree has you sorted!
14. Precious Weaves
Say yes to the ageless charm of Banarasi silk sarees with this statement-edged drape- a wardrobe you’ll love to possess for seasons ahead.
15. Pristine Vibes
Think summer- think white!
Sarees designed with the ethereal white hue are at the top of our list for stylish summer ethnic wear. From crisp cotton to lush linen, fluid georgette to sensuous chiffon, you can flaunt the white drape in multiple versions.