It’s January 2017, and while the world is struggling to keep the resolutions they’re going to break anyway, here’s one resolution we think you should make: Wear More Handloom. For one, Indian handlooms are breathtakingly beautiful; and two, you’ll be helping our weavers. Do you really need another reason? We thought you’d say ‘yes’, so we got you a treat you won’t be able to resist. From the Facebook page #SixYardsAnd365Days started by Sunita Budhiraja, here’s a look at some real women looking drop dead gorgeous in handlooms from across India. After all, seeing is believing.
Sunita Budhiraja, the founder of #SixYardsAnd365Days flaunts her fine taste in handloom in this beautiful Sambalpuri Ikkat saree.
Ruchita Prasad wearing a handblock printed Ghicha silk Bhagalpuri saree from her home state, Bihar.
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A prominent member of the #SixYardsAnd365Days community, Alka Raghuvanshi wears a rich red and gold Kanjeeveram saree.
Sujaya Krishnan works the monochrome trend in a black and white Berhampuri saree from Odisha.
Biba Kohli in a red and black Dhakai Jamdani saree teamed with a Marilyn Monroe digital print saree blouse.
Preetijyotsna Deo looks ravishing in an evergreen choice, a rich maroon and gold Kanjeeveram saree.
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We love the way Geetha Anand has teamed a beautiful organic cotton patli pallu saree with a Kalamkari blouse. The nosepin is the perfect addition to the look.
Sreerekha Kumar steals our heart in this Kalamkari printed saree. Don’t you wish we had a heart button here?
Don’t miss another beautiful saree from Sunita’s collection – an Ahimsa silk saree. Classy is not the word!
Manju Parija wears a Kosa silk saree from Champa, Chattisgarh. A perfect choice for winter!
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Ashwini Narayan wears a red silk Pochampally Ikat saree with a full sleeved black blouse and vintage jewellery.
Sudakshina Mukherjee works the magic of a red Bengali Tant saree. Can’t get enough of this look.
Vijayalaxmi Chhabra who has quite the collection of handlooms flaunts a lovely red Chanderi saree.
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Madhuri Mehta wears an Assamese silk saree with delicate motifs from Kaziranga, Assam.
Anupama Chand looks elegant in this linen colour block saree. Makes quite the style statement, we think!
Rushika Gadani wears a vibrant Bandhani saree that was one of the gifts she received from her mum-in-law at her wedding.
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