A saree never goes out of style, especially a silk one! Draping a bright-coloured, flowy saree that looks elegant thanks to the lustre that silk brings never looks bad. You may think that silk sarees are always expensive, but we found several brands online, offering silk sarees at affordable prices. From Kanjivaram, Maheshwari, cotton silk, organza silk to sheer silk - there are an array of options that you can get at a price that best suits your pocket. Here's everything we've found:
Just Drape It! 12 Silk Sarees To Buy Online Under INR 4,000
Sapphire Indigo Chanderi Saree With Blouse Fabric
If a bright blue saree is what you think will make you look regal, head to Swtantra's website. The brand is known to offer glam modern sarees using Indian fabrics. It's a not-so-classic combination of colours that you can never go wrong with. The saree is made of handloom cotton silk fabric till its pleats and translucent Chanderi with gold motifs in the front. The pallu has gold weave and fringes, which give the saree an exquisite look. This saree comes with a sapphire indigo blouse fabric that you can get stitched from your local tailor as per your measurements.
Black Chanderi Cotton Silk Woven Saree
A simple saree when styled right can go a long way! Keeping lots of accessories in mind, we love this black chanderi cotton silk saree by Varijaa. The brand works with weavers all over India to offer collections that are handwoven, and this saree is one of them. While the saree is plain black with a rich gold and red border and red pattis at the edge, the pallu is sheer with red stripes and enhances the look of the saree. Style it with jewellery and paint your eyelids smoky or glittery for the perfect look.
Peach Kora Silk Saree
Everyone knows the prowess of Pothys when it comes to quality sarees. We recommend taking a look at this Peach Kora Silk Saree, which wears a traditional simple silk saree look that'll make anyone wearing this look elegant. The body is peach with self-design and the thick border in red (has self-design too!) is the real hero here. The pallu is primarily red with the delicate design on it giving it a simple, yet regal look. The kora saree is sourced from Uttar Pradesh and comes with fabric for the blouse, which is similar to the pallu.
Handloom Cotton Silk Blue Maheshwari Saree
An elegant Maheshwari silk saree with a thick dull gold border, gold pallu and tasseled ends, is what you need in your wardrobe. The simplicity of this saree by Go Native is what makes it all the more appealing; after all, Maheshwari silk sarees are famous for their intricate weaves with zari and lace. Ideal as summer wear, this cotton silk saree is a yard you can stay comfortable in for hours!
Pink Kota Staple Silk Saree
If you're looking to add a simple, elegant silk saree to your wardrobe, consider this! Made of kota staple silk, this saree is hand-embroidered with intricate gold lines and has tassels at the end of the pallu. It's a Richa Chhabra Malhotra design that's available on Jaypore; and is quite affordable too. Perfect to drape for everyday wear or for small festive celebrations at home.
Teal Green Banglori Raw Silk Saree
If you're looking for a bright-hued saree that you can wear everyday, Vishnu Weaves has several options. But this teal green raw silk saree is simple and will make anyone wearing it look very put-together. It comes with a cream blouse fabric, which matches the cream lines and panels on the saree.
Mughal Floral Printed Rust Saree
Love heavily-printed sarees? Then this one's the right one for you! This sheer silk saree by Wood & Yarn has a Mughal-inspired floral print all over, the rust orange colour gives it a regal look, and the plain border with a small geometric square print is a unique combination in a saree. It doesn't have a lining, so you will have to get that stitched in, but you do get a blouse fabric along with the saree. Wood & Yarn is a sustainable clothing brand, so this yard is worth adding to your wardrobe!
Handweave Maheshwari Handloom Red Zari Border Silk Cotton Saree
A cotton and pure silk Maheshwari saree goes a long way. Like all Maheswari silk sarees, this on Okhai too has a woven zari and brocade. Perfect to wear all year round as it's a lightweight saree, this handwoven saree has stripes, motifs, brocade and zari work. While it has a thick oxidised-like gold border, the pallu is rich with stripes and panels and has tassels at the end. And, it comes with a blouse fabric as well. Style it with gold jewellery for festive occasions and we guarantee you'll turn some heads.
Off-white and Pink Zari Border Saree With Blouse
We couldn't make a silk saree list and not add a Kanjivaram!
Bahuji's off-white and pink saree is a traditional-looking saree that's a wardrobe staple. With an off-white body that has some woven zari work and self-design and a hot pink zari border, this is a combination of colours that'll make anyone look coy. The pallu is rich with zari work in gold and has several floral and ethnic patterns woven in, with tassels at the end. If you have a wedding, or formal function to attend, this is the perfect pick.
Floral Hand Painted Lavender Silk Blend Saree
Navy Blue Swarovski Art Silk Designer Saree
If you're not looking to invest in pure silk, consider artificial silk! Better known as art silk, it's a synthetic man-made fiber that looks and feels like silk, but is lightweight and is very affordable. A contemporary design, this navy blue art silk saree from Koskii is elevated with Swarovski, which gives the saree a cocktail look. If your best friend's getting married and has a cocktail night where you need to dress in Indian wear, this saree is quite fitting. The border is rich with intricate work and the body and pallu have patterned Swarovski work on it. It comes with an unstitched blouse that also has similar work on the sleeves and body.
Pear Pista Paithani Silk Saree With Blouse
Paithani sarees are known to look quite royal. And, the most popular colour is a parrot green. So, we found you one that's just that! The pear pista-coloured saree has a classic Paithani silk saree's border with big floral motifs all over, and the same design extends into a rich pallu. The body of the saree has an ethnic kairi motif that's weaved in with zari work, which is typical of these sarees too. The saree is mildly heavy, and comes with a blouse fabric you can stitch to your liking.