Withstanding the period of more than 5,000 years, the Indian saree is considered to be the oldest form of the garment in the world still in existence. The saree has its birth both in south and north India. The mention of sarees is there in almost all ancient manuscripts such as Vedic Scripts, Mahabharata, Silappadhikaram, Kadambari, and Natya Shastra. Though the traces of saree has been found in the Indus Valley Civilization (2800-1800 BC).
It is believed that the weaving of cotton into long fabrics has come to India from Mesopotamian civilization. People often drape them around their body which could be best described as loincloths. Therefore, it is quite likely that the simple form of loincloth worn by the women of the Indus valley civilization was later on called the "Sarees".
For years, cotton sarees are the most preferred sarees and immensely popular among women for their everyday styles. India as a country is one of the major producers of cotton that further signifies the importance and popularity of these cotton sarees. Indian women often preferred cotton sarees for their mundane fashion statements whether it be a school teacher, working professional or house maker the presence of cotton saree can be found in every Indian household. Not only for regular use cotton sarees can be also gracefully worn for festivals and weddings.
When it comes to cotton sarees each region in India has its own version of motifs and patterns. And similarily cotton fabric beautiful amalgam itself with different designs and styles. Ranging from famous Jamdani cotton saree from West Bengal, Bomkai cotton saree from Odissa to Chanderi Sarees of Madhya Pradesh and Pochampalli from Andhra, this soft and comfy fabric has navigated its way beautifully in all parts of India.
Chidiyaa, as a brand has some graceful drapes of cotton sarees like handloom pure cotton saree, cotton printed sarees, cotton sarees with embellishment. We have every style for each occasion. Not only it is beautifully sutured but also traditionally influence by cultural prints and styles.