South saree has a charm of its own. Be it the Mysore silk saree, the exquisite varieties from Andhra Pradesh or those from Tamil Nadu and Kerala, South Indian Sari is highly commendable in its quality and aesthetic aspects. South Indian sari has proved to be an awesome casual wear, party wear and formal wear. The experienced imagination of the designer keeps a woman well groomed even in a casual wear. The rural saree weaving communities of south India involve both traditional designs and trendy ones in these sarees.
The mulberry silk of Karnataka is one of the important south saree which visitors love to take home. Collaborations of different styles and fabrics have been the recent trend of south Indian sari manufacturers. Speaking about silk, south saree is focused on the border. Broad borders are preferred over narrow borders for their traditional or trendy designs. Other important types of south Indian sari may include Chettinad sarees, Gadwal sarees, Kanjeevaram sarees, Konrad sarees and Pochampally sarees. Interlocked and weft borders in contrast colours are the specialty of Chettinad and Gadwal sarees.
south saree is available in earth shades, pastel shades and bright shades. Of recent times, south Indian sari in the silk catgory has been facing innovations like saree shirt combo, double colour sarees, zip-n-wear sarees, pocket sarees and denim sarees. These sarees form an important part of the bridal trousseau of south Indian women. Leading textile showrooms have specialized research departments which update fashion accordingly for their discerning customers. Of recent times, south Indian sarees have tasted a hint of north Indian works thus encouraging fusion wear.