In fashion, fads and trends come and go. But the saree is timeless. Worn by women, of all ages, through the centuries, the saree is a wardrobe must-have and can add oodles of chic {and sexy} to your personality. LBB tracks down the best saree shops in Bangalore where you can splurge on resplendent drapes.

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Janardhan Silk House

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Mysore Saree Udyog

Nalli Silk Sarees

silk sarees to shop at nalli

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Since they started off in 1928, Nalli’s fame has sure spread far and wide. Drop by at one of their four stores and pick from a range of traditional designs in Kanjivarams and Mysore silks. Plus, Chanderi, Maheshwari, Kerala Kasavu, Bengal Taant, and more. If you are shopping for a wedding, then this store offers greats choice for the bride and her family. 

Price: INR 700 upwards

Shantala Silk House

From simple weaves that can be worn everyday to elaborate silks, Shantala has it all. Do look out for their sale {during the month of October} for value buys.

Price: INR 500 upwards

Prasiddhi Silks

shop for silk and cotton sarees at prasiddhi silks in bangalore

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Sarees, at Prasiddhi, are all about elegance and subtlety. While they do the traditional prints fairly well, their contemporary collections will catch your eye more likely. 

Price: INR 1,500 upwards

Mysore Saree Udyog

shop for different sarees at mysore saree udyog on commercial street

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You can visit at any time of the day or year and you’ll always find Mysore Saree Udyog teeming with customers. Settle into one of the chairs and let them woo you with yards of silk cottons, Tussars, chiffons, crepes, and silks.

Price: INR 1,000 upwards

Deepam Silk International

shop for sarees at deepam silk international on mg road

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Organic cottons, cotton silks with floral prints, dupion, and grand silks are all part of the jaw-dropping lineup at Deepam. Old-school Bangaloreans will lead you here, but don’t expect modern stuff here.

Price: INR 2,000 upwards

Sudharshan

A favourite with brides and their families, Sudarshan’s multi-level store offers a range of eye-popping silks that add sheen to your big day. While their choice is limited when it comes to daily stuff, it’s worth dolling up in sometimes.

Price: INR 880 upwards

Angadi Silks

shop for sarees at angadi silks at jayanagar

Swing by this South Bangalore institution for a selection of the best Kanjivarams and other silken splendours.

Price: INR 1,500 upwards

Palam Silks

shop for sarees at sri palam silks in jayanagar

A Chennai brand, Palam’s range of Kanjivarams come in stunning and, often, unusual colours that make picking just one saree very difficult. Their cotton and Tussar silks are also worthy buys.  

Price: INR 2,500 upwards

Janardhan Silk House

shop for sarees at janardhan silk house on jc street

From its inception in the 1950s, Janardhan has been a favourite with the ladies. You’ll find everything from pricey Kanjivarams to delicately embroidered Tussar silks, hand woven Patolas, and breezy chiffons — all of which you’ll want to buy.

Price: INR 3,500 upwards

Vijayalakshmi Silks And Sarees

shop for sarees at vijaylakshmi silks in bangalore

Known for their traditional weaves, Vijayalakshmi stocks up a variety of Kanjivarams, Kota silks, and brocades that will add a dash of gorgeous to your wardrobe. We especially love their selection of delicate Kota Silk sarees and easy crepe sarees {perfect for work wear}.

Price: INR 3,000 upwards

Samyakk

shop for sarees at samyakk on richmond road

Printed, handloom, or embroidered — Samyakk will spoil you for choice. Their ornate Kanjivaram and Banarsi designs are sure to make you the talk of the party.

Price: INR 2,000 upwards

Rukmini Hall

For generations Bangaloreans have been flocking to the age-old Rukmini Hall. The intricate, floral and temple motifs on the store’s collection of silks will make your trek through Chickpete’s busy streets well worth it.

Price: INR 1,000 upwards

KSIC Showroom

shop for mysore silk sarees at ksic showrooms in bangalore

Want a simple yet traditional saree that never runs out of style? Try any of KSIC showrooms in the city and you won’t go back home empty handed.

Price: INR 600 upwards

RmKV

shop for sarees at rmkv in rajajinagar

You’ll find everything from classic Kanjivaram sarees to art silks, themed drapes, Pochampally weaves, and nine yard sarees at this store.

Price: INR 1,500 upwards

Saboo Collections

shop for lucknowi, jaipur sarees at saboo collection on mg road

Stocking up on crepe, chiffon and georgette, this one offers all kinds of prints, fabrics and weaves. So if you’re looking for something lighter or with a Lucknow and Jaipur touch, this is your go-to place. That said, there’s plenty of Kancheepuram, Benarasi, and silk on offer too. It is the South, after all.

Price: INR 1,000 upwards

Featured image via: Vijayalakshmi Silks and Sarees