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There's a certain indescribable joy in shopping for ethnic clothes. The delectable colors, magnificent designs, a plethora of gorgeous fabrics - they all make it a delightful experience. The diversity of Indian fashion greatly adds on to this experience. Sarees, lehengas, anarkalis - there's so much to browse and choose from. Pure Elegance carefully handpicks a sublime selection that aims to bring you the best of all the above. The options are galore when it comes to colors, styles, silhouettes and more. We strive to cater to, and satiate every ethnic style palette.
Sarees are one of the most popular garments in Indian fashion and it's not hard to see why. With an air of effortless elegance, they exude a fluid charm and flatter all body types. Typically measuring between five to nine yards, they are draped around by the wearer and don't commonly come in a ready made drape. The body of the style is tied at around at the waist and the end bit of the sari, known as the pallu, is usually brought across the chest and over the shoulder. Since the pallu is often the most visible and free part of the saree, it is commonly decorated with dazzling patterns and designs. A traditional Indian saree is worn with a blouse on top and a petticoat underneath the sari. Many regions in India have their own draping styles, however, the most popular one is the 'Nivi style' from the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Sarees are incredibly versatile and can be worn from the office, to the dinner after, to of course, elaborate festive occasions and weddings. Walk into the Monday morning meeting in a grey khaddi saree if you're looking to impress with ethnic simplicity. A lime green chiffon sari is a lovely choice for a casual luncheon. When the family dinner parties beckon, a floral linen saree is sure to have you looking sublime.  For weddings zari woven sarees or embellished sarees in hues of red, orange or pink are perfect picks. 
The styles of saris can be broadly divided into three - handloom woven sarees, embroidered and embellished sarees and printed sarees. Woven sarees are classic choices that are usually made in silk and cotton fabrics. Evergreen and widely loved, they can never go out of style. Embroidered and embellished sarees are great for times you want to take it up a notch. Plain thread embroidery is great for simpler occasions while sarees with kundan work, mirror work, and embroidery in golden or silver thread works best for grand occasions like weddings. If bold is your preference but you do want to keep it light, a printed saree is just what you should be reaching out to.
When it comes to saris, there are certain styles that are wardrobe essentials. A vibrant Banarasi sari, a resplendent kanjivaram silk saree, a charming georgette saree - they are all eternally alluring. When you look to buy sarees online in the USA, you'll find a wide variety of all these at our Indian wear store - Pure Elegance.
A fashion designer saree is a beautiful way to express one's self. The fabrics and the colors speak volumes when one adorns a saree. Turn your vintage style dreams into reality with a crisp cotton ikkat saree. Keep it fun and endearing in a neon shaded georgette saree with a mirror work border. Channel your inner queen in a regal, purple kanchipuram silk sari. Keep it refreshingly easy breezy in a blue linen saree. Want the best of royal charm but don't want to don something too heavy? Choose a tussar silk sari with a floral pattern that is sure to have you standing stylishly tall. For occasions when you want to go one hundred percent glam, work up a stunning look in a net saree with lace work. 
Patterns and designs too, add to the vibe of a saree. Stripes, chevron lines and geometric patterns can bring in a touch of modern aesthetics to a sari. Ikkat patterns lend a saree a rustic, ethnic vintage feel. Traditional motifs and paisley designs have an evergreen charm to them and add on to the ethnic aesthetics of a saree. Florals are always delightful and can instantly light up a room.
When you look to buy sarees online in the USA, visiting our aisles of Pure Elegance sarees is a must-do! Sophisticated and modish styles meet premium quality in our spectacular line of fashion designer sarees from India. What's better? We also have a store in Edison, New Jersey. So be it online or at our physical store, it's time to shop away, your way!

About Linen sarees

The word "linen" is derived from the Latin word for the flax plant, which is Linum. Usually confused with cotton, linen is the most lightweight and hard to weave fabric. It is one of the most durable materials which is highly breathable as well as absorbable. Just like cotton comes from the cotton plant, linen comes from flax plants that are part of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae. Light and loose, adaptable to the atmosphere, and easy to carry makes linen an excellent choice for formal as well as informal wear. Linen is globally grown and cultivated depending on the soil and the climate that is suitable for flax plants. It might grow in the various regions of South Africa to India and North to the extended mountains in Europe. 

Origin of linen:

Linen has been there for thousands of years, however, the form and usage kept on changing depending on the various innovative ideas brought in by the innovators. As evidenced in the Swiss Lake dwellings, fragments of straws, seeds, and different types of fabric dated 8000 BC were found. In fact, the astonishing fact about this fabric is in a prehistoric cave in Georgia. The wild flax was utilized to create linen fabrics, which is suspected to be earlier than 36000 BP. Egypt has it's own history for linen, whether it's to wrap the dead bodies called mummies to indicate the light and purity as well as wealth or used I a form of currency. The fabrics are woven by hand-spun yarns and coarse, which were later improvised. 

Process of making linen:

The process of producing linin sarees is not that easy. Since extracting linen from the flax plant is the process termed as flax scutching, which is quite tedious and challenging, linen is expensive as compared to cotton. As and when the seeds are planted, it takes about 100 days to see a matured flax plant. Although the conditions where these plants survive are cool, therefore accordingly, the winter season is the perfect season to harvest the seeds. Nowadays, the machines are dwelled to crop the seed and harvest. The color of the flax plant stems turn yellow, and the seeds turn brown; it can be harvested. The flax stalks, once harvested, are being processed to separate the leaves and seeds. In the next step, the decompose stalks are broken, and a separation process of outer fibers of flax stalks and the inner fibers is carried out. 

Here, the outer fibers which have previously been used in the fabric are no more utilized as it makes the linen course. Therefore, the inner fibers are combed and connected. A machine called spreaders is utilized to carry on this combing process. This results in converting strings into rovings, ' which will now be spun. The spinning process is time-consuming and requires a lot of human intervention.

Finally, the last two steps where the resulting yarn which was end result of spinning is reeled onto a bobbin and then drying. The whole process is completed with the final linen, which is ready to be dyed, treated, and make an elegant and outrageous sarees and suits. 

 Why Linen:

Linen can be combined with silk, cotton, and khadi to modify the quality of fabric as per the needs of the customer. Playing around with various fabrics might result in a distinct and unexplored fashion. Unlike other fabrics, linen has all the qualities that can make this fabric a default choice for everyone. Since linen is made of natural fibers, it is compatible with all seasons. 

  • Highly durable
  • Easy to maintain 
  • Hypoallergenic 
  • Trendy
  • Comfortable 
  • Moist-wicking

Types of Linen sarees:

Tailored linen sarees:

The tailored linen saree is the designer piece as one of it's kind. The linen, which is quite lightweight, is combined with the motifs, the zari work, handprints, and embroidery to make it look heavy ethnic wear. These sarees are one of the best choices for any special events in the family and friends. If you are not quite comfortable with wearing heavy sarees but still want to portray an ethnic look, then it could be the superlative option for you. 

Linen cotton sarees: 

Linen, which is extracted from flax plants and cotton, which comes from erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers make a great combination as both quotes comfortable and feels like chambray. 

Linen silk sarees:

 Silk is expensive, so it is linen. Both the fabrics easily go together to make a great combination of wrinkle-free grace if properly maintained. The touch and feel is a quote like foulyard, which is light plain-weave or twill-weave silk. It is usually worn on occasions such as weddings and other Indian festivals. 

 Handloom linen sarees:

The saree that depicts voguish looks and preserves the soul of ethnic wear. It is the most lightweight and comfortable linen saree among all. As the name suggested, it is the handloom saree, so the threads are weave to absorb moisture in the air and make you feel unaffected from climate changes. 

 

Handle with care:

  • Use steamer while ironing. The temperature could be high.
  • Iron the saree only while placing a damp towel or a cloth.
  • Make sure you dip the saree before washing.