These beautiful sari photographs are from Vibrant Fashion
Rich embellished borders add a touch of splendour to this page
saris making them appear very opulent. On this page we have
Indian fashion that leans toward saris in traditional colours of
red and gold. Red is often used for bridal wear in India. Enjoy
viewing these Indian Vibrant Fashion Week 2010 photographs as
much as I have. Akshar Events & Entertainments organized Vibrant
Fashion Week in India in Feb 2010.
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From the front of this row of catwalk models - models 1,2 and 3
wear saris. Model 4 wears a dark magenta pink lehenga choli.
Behind model 4 are several more saris.
The sari/Saree - Traditional Draped Wrap Dressing of India
The Indian female garment most of us are
able to recognise is the sari also spelt Saree, Shari and Sharee. Saree
is also how it sounds when spoken. The Sanskrit word chira means 'a
wearable length of cloth' and sari comes from a corruption
of this. In Prakrit after the decline of Sanskrit the same sari
garment was called Sadi. From all of these spellings I'm
favouring sari as that's how I have always known word for this
wonderful garment. A sari is worn with a blouse top called the
choli, which is also called ravika. The sari is worn with short or long cholis or the
The golden sari shown below left is clearly the
influence behind the modern halter golden print dress beside it.
These transparent fabrics in the saris are hot
on style, following the
international trend among fashion designers for all things sheer
and layered. But saris have always varied from superfine fabrics
to thicker opaque richer brocades. I am sure Indian fashion
styles and techniques are a great source of inspiration to
fashion designers everywhere.
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