The 7th of August every year is observed as National Handloom Day in our country. The day honours the weavers and artisans of our country, who toil very hard to transform a yarn into beautifully woven fabric or saree. While we continue to celebrate our country’s independence, let’s also take pride in it’s age-old crafts. What better way to do that than drape yourself in six-yards of handloom elegance. Here we recreate the top handloom saree looks of our favourite Bollywood leading ladies. Take a look.
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Multi-Toned Checkered Handloom Saree
Starting with the queen of sarees, who better than Vidya Balan to show us how it’s done. Vidya wore this beautiful Karaikudi Chettinad cotton saree bought directly from a weaver for her movie promotions. We found you a similar looking one from the Chungi Store. This checkered multi-toned handloom saree drapes like a dream and will make you look like one too.
Bear Woven White Handloom Saree
For Anushka Sharma’s film Sui Dhaaga, the team reached out to local artisans and craftsmen across the country to create the film’s logo in unique stitching styles. Check out this ethereal white saree she wore for the movie promotions. Our all-time favorite Suta has a Bear Woven White Handloom saree that will work so well in recreating Anushka’s look. Oh and for matching kolhapuri chappals here’s where to look.
Two-Tone Kalamkari Printed Saree
If it's a Bollywood handloom saree list, a certain Vidya Balan has to feature twice if not more times on the list. Heck, we did a whole separate list of Vidya Balan saree looks! This one is an absolute favourite - Kalamkari, Ikat and warm hues, come together to create this stunning drape. We found a Kalamkari saree from Chowdhrain on LBB that will give a solid bang for your buck.
Striped Tassel Detail Yellow Handloom Saree
Bollywood’s obsession with the yellow saree is well-known. Be it Sridevi in Chandni or Raveena Tandon in Mohra or Anushka Sharma in ADHM, yellow saree must make an appearance in the song and dance routine. We are not complaining! Madhuri in this two-toned yellow and white handloom saree is a sight for sore eyes. Check out this tassel detail pretty saree in yellow from Chungi Store. We love the price point!