Golden Sarees- a luxurious style statement
The Midas touch! The color gold has always had a special place in every woman’s heart. That’s why Golden sarees to continue to be popular - among saree wearing women of all ages. From a young, college going diva who needs the glittery golden drape for her evening farewell party to the beautiful new bride, who can’t seem to stop loving this hue - golden has an unfading appeal in Indian wear.
Golden sarees- rich woven delights that spell unmatched glory and glamour have been patronized by royals and commoners alike, since ancient times. Silk sarees designed for queens and princesses were created by yarns made with precious gold metal woven into the drape to create opulent garments. Kimbhab - a sort of Banarasi weave is known to have been woven in these precious metal yarns. With time, precious metal threads have been replaced by coated copper yarns and plastic zari threads that are today commercially used in weaving traditional sarees on power looms across India.
Wearing a gold hued colour saree for special occasions
Gold hue forms an inherent part of Indian traditions and rituals. Being a symbol of wealth and prosperity, shades of gold are commonly incorporated in heavy ethnic sarees worn for auspicious occasions like pujas and festive gatherings as well as weddings. Banarasi silk sarees- one of the most popular type of silk sarees have indulgent golden brocade weaves forming nature and Mughal inspired motifs and buttis. Even other types of Indian sarees- like Kanchipuram silk sarees, Bangalore silk sarees, etc have prominent golden details. Kasavu- a white and golden saree is the traditional festive-wear drape in Kerala.
New Age Gold Hued Sarees
Apart from zari weaves, chiffon, georgette, satin, lycra and velvet sarees are also designed in myriad shades of golden having yellow, beige or cream as the undertone, which are flaunted by women as a trendy style statement at weddings and other parties. All glittery - sequinned golden sarees have always been a rage as party wear drapes - and so have been nets with heavy golden embroidery or embellishments. While some may love the sizzling of true blue gold saree - many, though, these days prefer the dull golds, antique gold or coppery gold tones - that are still as charming and flattering - albeit way more toned down and elegant.
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Which colour blouse can be worn with golden saree?
Golden sarees can be either completely metallic gold or shades of golden-yellow with a metallic tint. For plain golden beige, golden brown or creamy golden saree- a matching blouse will be a perfectly complementing pair. However, if you wish to add some colours to your ensemble then a designer blouse with pastel tones can be picked. You can also match the blouse with the colour of the border. For example, if your saree is dull golden with black border, then a black blouse will be the perfect add-on. Red and golden also form an appealing pair and for cultural occasions you can step in wearing a creamy golden saree with red cotton silk or dupion silk blouse which is embroidered with zardozi, beads and stones.
The future of golden sarees
For the last few seasons, popular fashion week runways have been witnessing growing number of designers working innovatively with Indian weaves and coming up with luxurious golden designer sarees, thus accentuating the glamorous surrounding this glorious hue. Also, the rising demand for contemporary golden sarees in fabrics like shimmer and lycra suggest that the trend of golden sarees is here to stay for long and definitely the one to embrace!