Devasmita PATNAIK organizes on demand a parade of Saris with a sumptuous collection of saris with motifs and textures of an extraordinary variety. An ocean of color of more than four hundred meters of tissue (about seventy different saris from all parts of India). Waves of cotton, muslin, organza and silks presented by beautiful models.
It also offers a beautiful exhibition of Saris.
SARIS: Beauty and feminine grace
Perhaps one of the most representative symbols in India in the continuity of its tradition lies precisely in the women’s costume which is the sari. For millennia until the 21st century, the sari has not lost its beauty but it has been modernized with elegance over an infinite variation of fabrics and extraordinary patterns.
The word sari appears in ancient Sanskrit texts such as Mahabharata and Ramayana, two of the great epics of India.
Consisting of a single piece of rectangular fabric several meters long this costume has no seam. If the rectangular section of the sari is universal, its length varies in particular according to the regions, from 4 to 8 meters, for a width of about 1.20 meters so as to fall to the ankles.
The sari is draped in different ways depending on the region. In the best-known usage, in the National style, the sari is first wrapped around the waist, and then brought to the left shoulder over the chest.
Its size and lightness make it ideal not only to allow women to perform their various functions despite the sometimes extreme climatic constraints, but also to highlight the grace of the female body while safeguarding the bounds of modesty, no without a subtle game of sensual suggestion quite representative of a certain Indian sense of pleasure.
The sari is the simplest of women’s clothes and yet the most elegant, both clothing and adornment, everyday clothing and ceremonial clothing, peasant clothing and clothing of the queen. The sari lends itself to a rapprochement with nature. He is harmonious in his lines. Folds cascading remind water, female element.
The sari, powerful asset of seduction. It holds a large place in events that weld and strengthen family ties. It is certainly the most appreciated gift of women in all circumstances: birthdays, engagement, marriage, birth, feast …