5-classic Kanjivaram sarees you need to have in your wardrobe, like, right now!

Last Updated: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 14:57 hrs

The grace of a Kanjivaram saree is otherworldly. The glint in your eyes that its zari work on the border and pallu brings can even light up the darkest of the darkness. And not just by a fleck of it. Much like a million Suns! The larger than life motifs are a journey in themselves crafted in shimmery gold threads. The handcrafted silk yarn tells the story of human touch and that the efforts of mankind cannot be outsmarted by a machine. The indigenous weave of Kanjivaram is forever. Passed down from a generation to another, the six yards of it create the bond from a mother to daughter that are unbreakable, untainted and precious, much like their love. Bright, intense and varied - this is what a Kanjivaram saree is for you and it is for everyone.

This beautiful drape has found a patron among people from all walks of life, right from the royals to politicians and from actresses and the commoners. If you haven't raided your mother's closet to lay hands on one of her sarees or didn't get one from her, it is time to buy one from BharatSthali. Buying a Kanjivaram saree is a fashion investment that you are never going to regret! A timeless piece of fashion that is averse to uncertainties and risk! Make sure that you saree is ceritfied with silk mark of India.

Deepika Padukone

And when it comes to adding Kanjivaram saree to your traditional repertoire, why not take the inspiration from the best of the best? Deepika Padukone’s saree styling has stood out. She is edgy. She is classy. She is phenomenal! Be it her bridal trousseau of gorgeous kanjivaram sarees or her off-screen appearances in these heritage silk sarees, she champions the cause of wearing a saree to every occasion –from a BFF’s wedding reception to a puja!

Sonam Kapoor
And just when you thought you can't bring a dash of contemporary into the traditional warp. Sonam Kapoor wears a traditional Kanjivaram weave with brightest of hues and in a surprisingly different colour scheme. What a pleasant change from the red and gold weaves! The hand-woven drape gets a makeover without losing an iota of its charm and royalty!

Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma brings a touch of retro to her traditional outings. Be it her sea-green cocktail saree or this traditional green Kanjivaram saree, she is a picture of elegance with her sleekly tied back in a centre partition. The minimal jewellery lets the weave take the centre stage and win the hearts!

Vidya Balan
Besides Rekha, Vidya Balan has been the avid follower of six-yarders. Be it Kanjivaram, pattu or linen sarees, she believes in going out all traditional and with a whole lot of charm! She is beautiful, classy and looks so comfortable in her those traditional six yarders. Her designers give her credit to revive the traditional weaves and put the limelight back on them. If you ask us, she is the one quintessential normcore enthusiast. She wears saree like any other Indian woman out there – with a bindi, sans much jewellery or makeup.

Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut can convince you to wear a saree for every occasion and just any damn way you please. You can wear it with a pair of sneakers or go all the way to look like a vision. Here, she can be seen her confidence and classy self in a traditional Kanjivaram saree gifted by the real-life diva, none other than Rekha!

Tempted to complete your wardrobe with the gorgeous Kanjivaram sarees? We dig through some of the best so that you don't have to!