We can easily distinguish a person’s country by looking at his/her outfit if they wear their traditional dress at that moment. We have owned saree as our own antecedents gracefully. There has been many changes in the style of saree and also many kinds of saree has come to our acquaintance. Let’s know details about all of these.
Modern Style of Draping Saree
In the year of 1940, the era of partition, women of every walk tended to wear saree but fashion changes in saree came after a while. Gyanoda, wife of Satyendranath Tagore, influenced our bangali women to wear saree with several pleats in the naval and the achal in the left. This has become a modern style of draping. She also taught us to get on blouse with saree. Such a gorgeous revolution, isn’t it?
Influence of Fashion Icons on Saree
Fashion is nothing but the expression of people’s own self. After liberation, general people get influenced by our actresses, fashion icons and designers, singers and so on. Bibi Russell was a jewel in our fashion world in that time. She was an international model representing Bangladesh. Runa Laila, Bobita, Kobori’s fashionable look in saree were much fed. Their vibrant colored, net, glossy sarees took a great space. Blouses are also evolved in various form. From bodice like top to long sleeved front buttoned blouse, fashion has been upgraded Afterwards, saree with sleeveless blouse has also become very popular.
Various Genres of Saree
In Previous, saree used to be a two part garment , antariya (lower) and uttariya (upper) , specially in North India. From that look, it has been evolved to one piece body drape. Now it has become a symbol of elegance for every occasion. Stylish women do not leave a chance to wear this ethnic embodiment now. On the other hand, there are so many beautiful varities of saree. Most used types are cotton, silk, jamdani, georgette, rayon, chiffone, banarasi, baluchari, paithani, bhagalpuri saree and so on.
Muslin – name of our pride which shone our country to the people of the entire world during the Mughal rule. There are sayings that this delicate, handwoven cloth can be folded into a small match box. Muslin fabric was produced from a special cotton plant. Although we aren’t lucky enough to hold our rich history of Muslin strongly.
The word “Jamdani” is derived from “Jam” which means flower and “Dani” which means vase. The crave of women for jamdani saree is never ending. Some popular motifs printed on jamdani are kalka, butidar, hajar, jalar, fulwar, charkona and so on. On regional basis, there are Dhakai Jamdani, Tangail Jamdani, Shantipur Jamdani, Dhaniakhali Jamdani.
No wonder that every bangali girl dreams to wear benarasi saree on the day of wedding. It has become a trend.This saree is made from Benaras City in India and also is very famous for its gold and silver barcode.
We have to take good care of our this ethnic grab of saree.