Come summers we’re bound to see plenty of cotton dresses, palazzo pants, flowy skirts, and strappy tops on the streets. But we’re making a plea for the linen sari to be made a wardrobe stable. Think about it – it’s comfortable, easy to carry, perfectly breezy for summers, and so, so beautiful and elegant. Where do you score one from? All these brands are available to shop online. Allow us to blow your mind.
Linen Lovin': Labels To Check Out For Gorgeous Linen Saris
When we hear linen, we immediately think of solid-coloured fabric in light pastel shades, which is why we were pleasantly surprised by what Gaatha had in stock. Ajrakh print saris in linen fabric made funky with tassels on the pallu, in traditional colours like maroon, black, beige, and blue.
Price: Starting at INR 3,750
Looking for linen saris on a budget? Rust Orange’s got some in simple ones in solid colours with borders and checks too, that’ll work perfectly as office-wear on a hot summer day. The linen is woven with zari yarn to give it a nice subtle shine and each sari comes with its own blouse piece.
Price: Starting at INR 3,495
We discovered Galang Gaban when Kangana Ranaut made an appearance in this beautiful light pink linen saree with red hearts. These linen saris are playful, fun, and very, very classy. You’ll find earthy tones like greys and browns as well as pops of sea blue and yellow with tulips, spades, and polkas—each piece being super stunning.
Price: Starting at INR 11,900
This is one of our favourite stores from Calcutta. They’ve got a glorious selection of textiles, including some gorgeous linen saris, that are not too highly priced. You’ll find pure linen saris along with mixes of cotton linen and khadi linen. You’ll find the occasional piece with tassels, which makes things even more interesting.
Price: Starting at INR 1,850
Our obsession with linen saris started with Anavila. Seriously. These beauties have a distinguished quality about them, that makes them instantly recognisable. Whether it’s a celebrity sporting it during an event or a blogger wearing it to a fashion show, these saris have a way to stun with their chalky pastel shades and simple elegance.
Price: Starting at INR 14,000
You can call Parisera the curator of the most beautiful saris. In terms of linen they stock saris by several brands and designers, so you’ll find a good variety here, ranging from Ajrakh print, khadi linen, linen silk with shibori & ikat work, and simple, solid-coloured ones with zari.
Price: Starting at INR 5,000
This brand reeks of elegance and simplicity. Having more than 12 kinds of saris, their linen collection is absolutely gorgeous. The linen section is categorised into casual and office wear and each sari has a different charm attached to it.
Price: Starting at INR 3,400
If you're someone who loves to shop handcrafted products then you must check out this brand. Their linen saris come with subtle silver and golden Zari borders that simply elevates the value of each piece. They have plenty of colors like, teal grey, burgundy, fuchsia pink and lots more.
Price: Starting from INR 3,549
This brand is for all those who love wearing prints. Chidiyaa has a distinct collection of pure handwoven linen saris with various prints like Booti print, Coral Ivory block print and simple ones like tiny birds and leaves. They also have a store in DLF Avenue Saket, so go check it out!
Shop online and in store.
Price: Starting at INR 8,200
Did someone say metallic linen saris? This brand has a hint of metal over bright shades of pink, red, blue and so on. Not just that, Chakori Ethnic also sells handwoven linen with tissue weaving saris. They've experimented with most of the colors and prints in linen. The pure blend of colors and aesthetic borders is sure to catch your attention.
Price: Starting at INR 5,200