Intricate Embroidery Or Classic Pattu, Shop For The Best Saris This Pongal Here

Aasha posted on 09 January

Pongal is right around the corner and while the sugarcane goodness is yet to come, we’re thinking about our #OOTD goals. It’s great to jazz up your style with chic lehengas and salwars, but if sari is bae, hit up these stores to get yours this Pongal. 

Co-Optex

If you’re looking for pocket-friendly handloom saris, Co-Optex is a one-stop-shop. This is the best store to shop saris made from fabrics like Chettinadu cotton, Koorainadu silk cotton, Coimbatore organic cotton, and Madurai Sungudi cotton. For Pongal, they have saris with iconic sugar cane designs, yay! 

Clothing Stores

350, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai

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Nalli Silks

Think festive and it’s impossible to leave out Nalli - people have gone gaga over this iconic sari store since it’s beginning in 1928. Hit up their store in Panagal Park for their massive selection of saris in fabrics like silk, cotton, velvet, and tulle. From printed to embroidered designs, you’ll find all-things-awesome here.

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100, Usman Road, Thyagaraya Nagar, Chennai

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The Chennai Silks

This label, (which apparently holds the Guinness World Record for the World’s Most Expensive Silk Saree) has a great collection of saris made from Tirpur silk. For Pongal, they’ve got authentic Vipanji silk saris with Madras checks which will keep you staring forever. 

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The Chennai Silks

137, Velachery - Tambaram Main Road, Velachery, Chennai

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Palam Silks

For the love of pure Kanchipuram silk saris, visit Palam - they stock an exquisite collection of festive saris. The designs are unique and out-of-the-box too, think Indian folklore art and motifs from Indian villages. Drape one of their saris and we bet you’ll be the centre of attention.

Clothing Stores

115, 1st Floor, Pondy Bazaar, Opp. Hotel Saravana Bhavan, Thyagaraya Nagar, Chennai

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Kumaran Silks

This store may not be as popular as the Nallis and Pothys of Chennai, but it houses a collection of rich, silk saris. From dancing peacocks to gopikas, you’ll find a hoard of saris with traditional designs here. They are having a 10 per cent discount now, too. Drape one of these beauties while you sing the Pongal O Pongal song! 

Clothing Stores

12, Opp. To Panagal Park, Nageswaran Road, Parthasarathi Puram, Thyagaraya Nagar, Chennai

Pothys

This legendary store houses gorgeous Kancheepuram, Kalamkari, Pochampally, and Mysore Silk. Gawk at their beautiful saris and you’ll probably shed some tears to pick just one (you gotta have ‘em all, right?). With rich sari borders and intricate embroidery, these saris will make your Pongal unforgettable. 

Clothing Stores

15, Nageswara Rao Road, Opp. Doraiswami Subway, Panagal Park, Thyagaraya Nagar, Chennai

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Sundari Silks

To get your whole Pongal look sorted, Sundari Silks is your destination. They’ve got saris of course, but they also have accessories like ear rings and necklaces along with readymade blouses. Their ethnic outfit collection is lit and they also have a sale during Pongal.

Did we miss anything? Tell us in the comments!

Clothing Stores

36, North Usman Road, Opp. New GRT, Parthasarathi Puram, Thyagaraya Nagar, Chennai

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