Saree Styles For Sankranti & Pongal Celebrations

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The auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti is marked with grand celebrations all over the country, with different names in every state. Call it Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Uttarayan in Gujarat, Sankranti in Maharashtra or Bhogali Bihu in Assam, the grandeur of this day is synonymous with pomp and splendor.

Speaking of festivities, there’s no leaving out your wardrobe from the list of priorities. And since sarees have become the first choice for a traditional celebration, here’s an array of them to choose from –

Looking for traditional sarees without burning a hole in your pocket? The best options are the rich Art Silk Sarees. These days art silk sarees are highly in trend because of its unique and artistic prints. These sarees are lightweight, comfortable to wear and also comes at a very budget-friendly price. In Bengal and Orissa, Makar Sankranti celebrates the end of a successful harvest season.

To mark this, you can choose to wear green to resonate with the bounty of nature. Wear a somber shade of green in a lightweight fabric for a soft fall and luxurious sheen. Similarly, in Maharashtra, everyone adorns black on the day of Sankranti.

Follow the tradition and wear the customary black saree to take part in the celebrations. If you are not the one to follow traditions and prefer standing out, You can always opt for some bright colors ditching the traditional ones.

Go for a pink base saree with a broad golden border and look festival-ready. If neither the traditional white-and-golden or funky bright shades are your style, then opt for a graceful cotton saree with pastel hues and join your celebrations.

As you celebrate the festival of Makar Sankranti, get your hands on luxurious silks for a family gathering. If you plan to step out for kite flying, keep things fuss-free in a simple weaves.


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