Chiffon sarees and Silk sarees are very popular worldwide. Though both chiffon and Silk both are indigenous of two of India’s neighbouring countries (French and China respectively), India has very well incorporated both of these to suit its clothing industry. Also trending is the half sarees.
I am Rose a great fan of sarees and an ardent collector as well. Because of a busy schedule I do most of my saree shopping online. Be it silk, chiffon or half all sarees are available online. To know more about what the online saree market has to offer, check out the website:
Chiffon is made from cotton, silk or synthetic fibres. Under a magnifying glass it resembles a fine net or mesh which gives chiffon some see-through properties. Chiffon can be dyed to almost any shade, but chiffon made from polyester can be difficult to dye. They form a perfect fabric for sarees.
Half sarees are sarees where the pleats are in contrasting colour compared to rest of the saree. The one half of saree including pleats is in complete contrasting colours. Also that these sarees are easy to wear.
Silk is a natural protein fibre that is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of silkworms. This fibre can be woven into one of the world’s finest fabric, silk. Silk was first developed in Ancient China in 3500 BC.
But today India is the second largest producer of silk after China. India is also the largest consumer of silk. A Silk Saree is considered as auspicious and is worn as a symbol of royalty.
Contemporary chiffon sarees and Silk sarees:
Chiffon and silk sarees have been given a modern touch to help it gain worldwide acceptance. These age old processes of fabric processing have under gone a tremendous change in terms of design.
Chiffon Saree now has more vibrant in colour, the patterns are finer and the techniques now more advance to produce more complex designs. Similarly the silk saree also has evolved over time. It is now finer, softer, more lustrous, the designs modern and newer techniques to dye.
There is also the chiffo Silk Saree, where the process of dyeing is used to dye silk fabric. Anmodern day silk saree is has very attractive colours, a very fine fabric and a very graceful appearance. This saree is the culmination of one of best techniques of dyeing and the best hand woven fabric.
The evolution of chiffon sarees and silk sarees or be it half sarees with time to suit the modern day needs of the world has not only helped them maintained their position in the ever changing cycles of style and fashion but has also helped it develop as a trend setter.