Remember the very first saree you bought for your daughter?
Or, recall the very first one in your wardrobe? The first saree your husband
gifted you or your wedding saree that you so carefully have kept in the
favourite corner of your closet? Yes no woman ever forgets the feeling of the
first saree or the happiness and the excitement of wearing saree for the first
time for any function. The wedding of a close relative, the farewell at school
or even just draping your mother’s saree; yes those moments are precious and
the photographs of those adorn your album throughout your life. Indeed the
saree is special and has always been for generations. In many ways Saree is and
has been for thousands of years the essence of Indian Culture in terms of garments.
What comes to your mind when you think of an Indian woman
dressed in traditional wear- a beautiful lady dressed in saree I am sure. Yes saree
is the six yard of cloth that has defined the way women in the Indian
subcontinent have dressed for hundreds of years. Saree is usually worn over a
blouse and petticoat and put on in all across the country from north to south
and east to west. In India; sarees are worn on family functions, marriages and
festivals apart from day to day life.