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List of 10 Types Of Sarees You Will Find Only In India

Sarees are amongst the most beautiful Indian wear, this piece of clothing suits all body types and can turn anyone into a Goddess. Thanks to their popularity in the country, they are available in different fabrics, designs, and colors, in pretty much every part of the country, plus you can also buy sarees online. Different regions of the country are known for wearing a saree differently. Every state is popular for producing sarees in a different fabric. For instance Patola Saree, Banarasi Silk Saree and Kanjeevaram Silk Saree etc, these famous Sarees are crafted and draped in a unique style. So today we are going to discuss 10 types of popular saree that you should definitely explore in India.

1. Assam Silk Saree

Assam Silk Sarees are one of the most popular sarees in India. You can wear them on any occasion, be it a meeting, a wedding or a family get-to-gather. They will make sure to make you beautiful whenever you wear them. A small town in Assam called Sualkuchi in Guwahati is known for making some of the most beautiful sarees in India. They are famous for their weaving style and using Moga silk, to create own unique designs with thread. 

2. Banarasi Silk Saree

You will find a Banarasi Silk Saree, in the wardrobe of each and every woman in India. This Saree is popular for its silver and gold zari or brocade work that is decorated with opulent embroidery. Bollywood actress Rekha is big Banarasi saree lover and can be seen wearing one in almost every award show. They are usually worn on functions and wedding because of their heavy intricate designing.

3. Bandhani/ Bandhej Saree

Gujarat and Rajasthan are the prime destinations for buying these flowy sarees. They are traditionally designed with dot patterns and colorful dye. Bandhani Sarees are made from cotton silk, cotton, georgette, crepe, chiffon etc. These are the Saree which were worn by all the actresses in Yash Raj movies. Most Indian teachers in the country are known for wearing these Bandhani or Bandhej sarees. This saree is popular for its vibrant colors and excellent pattern designs. They are also popular for its intricate and detailed borders.   

4. Bhagalpuri Saree

Bhagalpur is small town situated near the holy banks of river ‘Ganga’. This town has a specialty in producing some of the best silk fabrics. These sarees are made from tusser silk, which is popularly known as Bhagalpuri Silk. These silk sarees have the most defined threading and embroidery work.

5. Bomkai Sarees

Bomkai Sarees are originated from the State of Orissa. These sarees look very classy and beautiful. You can wear them for any professional occasion. A small town in Orissa called Bomkai is known for weaving some of the most beautiful hand-woven Bomkai Sarees. 

6. Chanderi Saree

Chanderi Saree is made out of silk tissue that gives it a lacy see through sarees. Madhya Pradesh is the traditional creator of these sarees. The state is known for producing some of the most intricate elegant pieces with exquisite masterful art. Chanderi sarees are very popular bridal saree. Women all around the country, swear by this saree. Bollywood actress VidyaBalan loves this saree and can be seen wearing it on several award functions. You might ever hear the reference of this saree in multiple Indian songs.

7. Dhakai Saree

Dhakai Sarees are one of the most exquisite stiff cotton sarees. They were originated in Bangladesh in the Dhaka region. People love to wear them on their daily basis. The light fabrication of these sarees makes them one of the most popular ethnic wear in the country. The heavy work on this saree will lure thousands of compliments in your direction. 

8. Kalamkari Saree

The very meaning of saree is artistic creation created by pen (kalam). Their unique design makes them one of the most popular Indian saree in the world. These Kalamkari sarees are basically hand painted with traditional designs; however, you can also get them in print designs. These designs are usually inspired by ancient caves, sculptures, and Hindu mythological designs. 

9. Kantha Saree

Kantha Saree’s was created in West Bengal. They are amongst the most beautiful sarees, worn mostly in eastern South Asia, especially in Odisha, Bangladesh, and West Bengal. These sarees are beautifully designed by floral prints and colorful designs. West Bengalis are known for creating some of the most beautiful saree in the world. They are known for their unique and classy draping style. You can wear this saree in the next Durga Pooja and trust us everybody will be looking at your with heart eyes.

10. Kota Saree

Kota saree is one of the most popular sarees in India. These sarees are made from pure cotton. Rajasthan is the traditional originator of these Kota sarees. They can be easily worn and are known for shielding your skin perfectly during summers. You can wear these sarees for daily as well as on special occasions as they are also available in bridal collections.


Sarees are without a doubt one of the most beautiful Indian wear in the world. It is a representation of tradition, mixed perfectly with a hint of sexiness. This classic ethnic attire flaunts just the right amount of your skin to make you irresistibly desirable. Different states in the country are also known for draping these sarees with different designs which are what makes them so popular in the country.  Sarees look good on all skin colors, body type and can be worn on pretty much any occasion. So, ladies go ahead and wear these sarees and ignite the beautiful Indian goddess within you.