|Description||Celebrate the festival and Weddings by flaunting your ethnic side and woo your friends with your 'Marathmola' look.The elegance of the saree, combined with the right jewellery, is unmatched.|
|Style||Readymade Nauvari Saree|
Gracefully traditional yet timelessly classy, the Maharashtrian Nauvari style of saree draping has survived many generations with ease! With an appeal that’s hard to resist, Nauvari sarees have been a favourite with the Indian film industry too.
From Madhuri Dixit to Deepika Padukone, our beloved Bollywood actresses have time and again wowed us in this rich and authentic Maharashtrian garment. And it’s not just the beauty of this garment that will leave you captivated, but also it has got a history. Now,ready to know some unknown facts about the Nauvari saree? Here we go!
1. It’s very interesting to note that the Nauvari style saree has its roots in war. In earlier times, brave Maratha women fought battles alongside the men and felt the need for a garment that aided free movement. This idea gave birth to this Nauvari saree.
2. Popularly known as Nauvari, this Maharashtrian style saree can also be named as Kaashtha, Sakachcha and Lugada.
3. The Nauvari gets its original name from the saree’s length of nine yards.
4. The Nauvari saree is also referred to as Akanda Vastra as it is supposed that it need not be supported by any other garment. Unlike other sarees, it’s worn without a petticoat!
5. Traditionally, a woman who wore a Nauvari was looked upon with a lot of respect as this style covered both the shoulders and was introduced by Peshwa dynasty.
6. How this Nauvari is worn? The centre of the saree is neatly placed at the back of the waist. The ends of the saree are then tied in the front, and then the two ends are wrapped around the legs, giving it a beautiful dhoti-like look. The decorative ends of this saree are then draped over the shoulder and the upper body.
7. The Nauvari is worn differently in many different regions. Brahmin women used to wear it in a knee-length fashion. While women from rural Pune and Satara and Kolhapur wear it to the ankle length, while the women from the Koli community wear the Nauvari in two pieces. In this type the Nauvari is cut in two pieces. One piece is tied around the waist and the other is used to cover the upper half of the body like a dupatta.
8. Traditionally Nauvari sarees were made of pure cotton. However, nowadays, we can find these beauties in lustrous silks.
Historically, the women of the Maratha Empireused to showcase their abilities and caliber by assisting their fellow male warriors during the times of war. Hence, in order to accomplish their mission and yet maintain their comfort of physical movement during the wars,by accompanying them, these Marathi women invented this Maharashtrian style of drape.
The Nauvari saree also drives home, an essential truth that a woman, a motherly figure who is mostly known as the home keeper can also be the protector of humankind when needed. Over the years, the Nauvari saree, Pano bhaju and the vakal (alternative names for Nauvari) have sustained their grandeur in spite of the changing fashion trends and culture. The Nauvari Sarees have now seen a change from Cotton textiles to Silks. The saris have also seen a change in the color and the embroidery patterns; from shades of blue and green to bright colors of pink, yellow, red, and also sometimes shades of pastel grey, lavender and gold gives it the summer look and are more in sync with the trendy modern day style.
The embroidery has now seen a sudden soberness and is restricted to limited sections of the cloth. The modern pre-formed sari, the Trench-Kurta, a lehenga teamed with a rather stimulating jeweled neck piece and a blouse, inventive and chic fringes or trimmings as accents, a sensual lungi skirt encompass the inspirational take on this creative ensemble. The embroidery has now seen a sudden soberness and is restricted to limited sections of the cloth. The modern pre-stitched sari, the trendy-Kurta and a lehenga teamed with a rather stimulating traditional jeweled neck piece and a blouse, inventive and chic fringes or trimmings as accents, a sensual lungi skirt encompass the inspirational take on this creative ensemble. Designers have made strong fashion statements for Indian fashion on the ramp and their work is strongly influenced by the culture and traditional costumes of the country, including the exquisite and unique Nauvari sarees.
Changing the traditional textile from cotton fabric to silk in these saris has brought in it a royal ethnic look. For the tourists it is a must have souvenir from the country. Several Indian actresses have adorned these nauvari sarees at international events and have acclaimed applauds. Interesting Facts and Comparisons 1. Traditionally,The Nauvari saree is also referred to as Kasta Sari, Kacha, Sakachcha, and Lugada. 2. Nauvari sarees are extremely popular in Bollywood actresses and so recently actress Vidya Balan donned this saree in one of her song sequences in the movie ‘Ferrari ki Sawari’. 3. The Nauvari saree is also seen as a rather provocative style of saree since it is very different than the traditional style. 4. It is worn in most of the Maharashtrian or Marathi dance forms also. Now,we have readymade Nauvari Sarees for gorgeous, royal and authentic maharastrian looks. Be it traditional festival or function or a wedding ceremony or a cultural program you can always bloom in our ready Nauvari saree. As we know,its a very tiresome and tedious job of wearing a traditional nauvari saree during the functions as we ladies have very less time to prepare ourselves in between the programs.
At such occasions you can wear readymade nauvari sarees in just 2 minutes. These stitched Nauvari Sarees looks so perfect and elegant that no one will be able to tell you the difference between Stitched Nauvari Saree (Dress) and a Nauvari Saree draped by an expert lady. Nauvari Saree can also be draped in three ways - Peshwai Style, Marathmoli Style and Lavani Style and we stitch the Nauvari Saree in all the three mentioned styles.
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