Things You Should Know About Your Saree

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Kanchipuram sarees are from which state?

Kanchipuram silk sari is a type of silk sari made in the Kanchipuram region in Tamil Nadu, India. These saris are worn as bridal & special occasion saris by most women in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh

Can saree be washed in washing machine?

It is a strict NO-NO to wash handloom saree in a washing machine. Machine wash is a harsh method of washing clothes and can severely damage your prized possession. 

Can saree be worn without petticoat?

Traditionally sarees are worn with petticoats only. Though, recently we have found people pairing sarees with pants, legging and other body hugging innerwears.

How saree is made?

Sarees are made by weaving yarns of either same fabric or concoction of two different fabrics over a hand operated loom or power loom. The longevity, feel and perfection are defined on the basis of work done.    

What saree to wear for your body type?

  1. Pear-shaped body: Go for breathable fabric with front pallu.
  2. Apple-shaped body: Heavy embroidery work, big and bold prints, opt for heavy statement sarees. Drape them a little above and carry an ulta pallu with full sleeves blouse
  3. Overweight: Opt for Silk and handloom sarees that will highlight your curves. Prefer dark colors over light pastel shades
  4. Voluptuous: Prefer dark colors and soft sarees that drape your body so well to add oomph
  5. Tall & Slim: Absolutely anything!
  6. Petite/Short Body: Create an false length by going for vertical prints & thin border with plain saree. Avoid big and loud prints that for will only make you appear shorter    

Paithani sarees are from which state?

Paithani is a variety of sari, named after the Paithan town in Aurangabad from state of Maharashtra

Where did saree originate?

It is believed that sarees are originated from north-west India during Indus Valley civilization

Saree or Sari?

These are just two different ways of writing saree in the English language.

How many varieties of sarees are available?

Though it is inaccurate to be specific in answering this question, it is assumed that there are 30 types of sarees available in India. Names of them are:  Banarasi Silk Sarees, Kasheeda Saree, Khun Saree, Kasuti Saree, Chanderi Saree, Tant Sarees, Kanchipuram Saree, Assam Silk Saree, Batik Print Saree, Tussar Silk Saree, Assam Muga Silk Saree, Dhakai Jamdani Saree, Pochampalli Saree, Mysore Silk Saree, Cotton Sarees, Patola Saree, Leheriya Saree, Maheshwari Saree, Mundum Neriyathum, Bhagalpuri Silk Saree and Pattu Saree

What is your delivery timeline?

We take maximum 15 days to deliver your chosen handloom saree at your doorstep. For sarees in stock, we ship within two days of receiving confirmed order and payment. 

What's your return and refund policy?

We have a hassle-free and 100% return & refund policy that applies to all our products. You can ask for the return and refund form by writing us at hello@vaagmiworld.in  

What is mul cotton saree?

Mul-Cotton, MulMul or Muslin (as in Europe) is a form of fine cotton fabric used for weaving sarees and dupattas/stoles. In Rajasthan, it is known by the name of mul-cotton while in Bengal it is known as MulMul. Higher TC MulMul is preferred for making Dupattas and Stoles

What is mul fabric?

Mul-Cotton, MulMul or Muslin (as in Europe) is a form of fine cotton fabric used for weaving sarees and dupattas/stoles. In Rajasthan, it is known by the name of mul-cotton while in Bengal it is known as MulMul.  Higher TC MulMul is preferred for making Dupattas and Stoles    

Can you provide Mul-Cotton sarees with Pom Pom?

We do offer mul-cotton saree with Pom-Poms. We can customize the orders with desired Pom-Poms as and when required. Though we avoid fixing the same post packaging and on whites.

Can saree be worn without fall?

Traditionally sarees are worn with fall only. Fall not only adds some weight to the bottom of it but also helps in keeping Saree straight as well as stable. It makes Saree look elegant and well draped. Though, recently we have found people wearing sarees in different forms and fashions exposing the inner side of the Saree. In those cases, falls can be avoided.

Can saree be dyed?

Sarees can always be dyed in different patterns and designs using different colors. Though, we suggest you to not to try dyeing by yourself without expert's assistance as unprofessional methods dyeing may harm your Saree or can permanently damage it.   

How sarees are measured?

Sarees are measured in length and width. In India, Sarees without blouse measure 5.3-5.5 meter, with width ranging from 42-46 Inch. Length of Blouse piece ranges from 0.80 centimeter to 1.0 meter.  

Where can I find your Mul Cotton Sarees?

You can check out our cotton collection by visiting https://vaagmiworld.in/collections/handblockprints-of-rajasthan