Top Instagram Saree Brands You Must Bookmark

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    We know the retail scene is not great right now. But a little bit of wish-listing hurt no one. Bookmark these Instagram saree brands that are not only local but also together offer a whole range of offbeat options that will make you stand out! Let's go! 


    Margazhi Designs

    Margazhi

    Available Online

    Margazhi Designs, an online store, is our go-to for some off-beat, artsy cotton sarees. Pick from their Mangalgiri cotton, Kanchi cotton, patchwork sarees, pastel georgettes, handloom Chettinadu cotton sarees, and more, to switch things up a bit and take the fashion quotient a notch higher. Simply browse through their IG feed once, and we bet you will be swiping up and down the whole day!

    Manjal Couture

    Manjal Couture

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    Even though Manjal Couture has a lot of Madras check skirts and tops, their saree collection is lit. Their purple chiffon saree with zari checks and a raw silk border is pure beauty. There is another piece in red, that can be paired with a brocade full-sleeve blouse to give out diva vibes. Checks and Madras can never go wrong, and we vouch for this. 

    Tashi Threads

    Chettinadu cotton teamed with Ajrakh printed crop top, handwoven Bhagalpuri silk with readymade ikat blouse, cotton checked saree paired with a plain blouse, or a grey Chanderi with block prints, Tashi Threads can give your saree game a refreshing change with its fine offerings. Wear one of these beauties and pair them with some kemp jewellery to look gorgeous. 

    Kanakadhara Drapes

    Have you loved every time actress Nayanthara got on stage while wearing linen sarees? You can get a dose of these elegant drapes for yourself from Kanakadhara Drapes. Their silk cotton collection is pretty great too. 

    Studio Daksh

    Studio Daksh

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    Kota silk with Benarasi border or Kanchi silk with lace or simple bright bandhani sarees with patchwork. Studio Daksh can make you that perfect saree you've always dreamt of! Yes, it's all about customisation here and if you have a particular design in mind, just speak to Dakshana, the owner of the label. They can also give your old sarees a new lease of life, so go try your luck! 

    Happy Pique

    Happy Pique

    Available Online

    In addition to beautiful Maheshwari sarees, Happy Pique also has a collection of Chettinad cotton sarees, khesh cotton, Madurai cotton, gamcha cotton, khadi, and handloom patchwork sarees. Our fave look is their checkered Madurai cotton with a sleeveless blouse, a golden choker, and floral accessories which are also available at Happy Pique. A total one-stop-shop, eh? 

    Varnuyathe

    Varnuyathe

    Anna Nagar East, Chennai

    For this shopping spree, go the sustainable way. Pick a saree from Varnuyathe, owned by Menaka Bajaj, where most fabrics and sarees are majorly handwoven, hand-printed and hand embroidered. They work with unique natural fabrics too like aloe-vera, banana, hemp, kenaf (gongura), bamboo, jute, beechwood, milkweed, nettle, pineapple and much more. Interesting and artsy, we think. 

    Pure Roots

    Pure Roots

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    This online saree label is all about handloom love offering timeless classics, dramatic hues and muted delicates in their saree collection. Pick from their Kota block prints, Ajrakh prints, Madhubani prints and chikankari sarees to add more vibrancy to your wardrobe.

    Ethicus

    Ethicus

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    Another sustainable fashion label, Ethicus offers handcrafted sarees made with its own organic cotton and handwoven in Pollachi along with sarees from Kutch, Kalamkari artisans and Chikankari artisans. Everything here is made with eco-friendly dyes with each saree collection beautifully telling the story of the region it comes from. 

    Urban Closet

    Love contemporary patterns and silhouettes? Urban Closet is the brand you're looking for then. Silk linen, jute linen, georgettes, soft Kanchipuram silk sarees, Banarasi sarees - this label has it all. You can totally go crazy with mixing and matching your jewellery with this one. 


    Virupa

    Virupa

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    Chettinad cotton, Kanchi cotton, Kanchivaram silk, Mangalgiri cotton, silk cotton, bandhani, Sungudi cotton, Banarasi, Ikkat, Maduraipattu/Chinnalapattu, linen silks, linens, khadi, chiffon silk and soft silk - this label has sarees for every occasion. However, be sure to check out their handcrafted exclusives that include khadi, muslin, zarigai checks and Venpattu Kanchipuram sarees. 

    Adorn Elegance

    This label will let you don a new saree for every concert, wedding or work party you attend, thanks to its affordable pricing. You can choose from delicate georgettes, Mysore silks, kotas and tissues, all featuring Indian motifs and interesting hues.