Look like a “Patola” in a Patola Silk Saree by House of Hind

Look like a “Patola” in a Patola Silk Saree by House of Hind

From international runways to high-street shopping, our own Desi Patola Weave is making quite a few heads turn! Let’s dig deeper into how YOU can rock this royal look.

Patola, a hand embroid saree a revered art form from Gujarat, flaunts intricate patterns and vibrant colours, making it a treasured possession for any fashion connoisseur. The word Patola is the plural form, the singular is ‘Patolu’. In this article, we will explore how to embody the essence of a Patola and look like royalty in these magnificent creations by House of Hind. 

The Authentic Patola saree is one of India’s oldest and traditional sarees with a beautiful history. The saree dates back to the 11th century when the craft of Patola entered Gujarat via Maharashtra’s Jalna district.

Patola sarees quickly became a sign of social status among Gujarati women, especially as part of their wedding trousseau after the decline of the Solanki Empire, the Salvis found a rich trade in Gujarat. Patola is a double ikat woven sari, usually made from silk. They are very expensive, once worn only by those belonging to royal and aristocratic families. Patola Sarees use the most common geometric designs of flowers, animals like elephants, birds like parrots, and human figures.

The Patola saree palette is a vibrant kaleidoscope of hues that can instantly uplift the mood of any occasion. From deep reds, royal blues, and regal greens to sunny yellows and earthy browns, Patola sarees offer an array of colours that capture the essence of Gujarat's vivacity and zest for life. The colours are derived from natural dyes, lending a unique richness and depth to the fabric.

1. Multi-colored Patola Sarees

Multi-colored Patola Sarees

Now here’s something for our millennials that do not like dark colors or bold patterns. This is one of the most subtle patola sarees on our list that has abstract designs on a multi-hued weave. While carrying this off isn’t everybody’s cup of tea, for those of you that do choose to wear this make sure you don’t kill its simplicity with jazzy styling. A simple black and golden blouse with silver jewelry and a bun hairstyle on your head would do the trick to nail this look.

2. Green and Red Patola Saree

Green and Red Patola Saree

We all love to revel in floral patterns sometimes! The flower motif in patola sarees is not to be gone unnoticed. From a classic colour combination of green and red to the prettiest design, this one is a sure-shot safe bet for them to wear during festivals or for a puja. Pair it with a green silk Kanjivaram blouse or one that has golden borders and accentuate the look with a heavy collar necklace that has pearls and emeralds.

For modern brides who want to make this look even heavier can also add a pair of traditional Jhumkas that match the necklace and go all-in with a traditional doughnut bun hairstyle for their hair.

3. Blue Patola with Red Borders

Now here’s a special colour that looks beyond ethereal in patola sarees. The elephant motifs and the animal motifs on it make it even more irresistible. This one can be a part of your trousseau as it can be worn at multiple places combining it with different blouses depending on the occasion.

Someone who is bold to experiment can wear this formal saree to work can pair it with a red Kalamkari blouse or a plain silk blouse accentuating the outfit with oxidized silver Jhumkas and a silver bracelet and make this look work like a pro. Just add a messy hair bun and some subtle makeup to this look and make it more dramatic. Kohl eyes in a cherry on top!

4. Pink and Orange Patola with Zari

With festivals like Teej, Raksha Bandhan and Ganesh Chaturthi around the corner, get classic timeless saree that does not just look gorgeous but also makes for a fashionable choice. This is one of those patola sarees in your wardrobe that you can’t miss during the festivals.

Firstly, to start with the pink and orange saree has the perfect festive color, secondly, the embroidered Zari border and the hints of gold all over makes for a touch of intricate details, and thirdly pairing it with a quirky blouse combination makes it more stylish! A Kathiawadi blouse style perhaps with gorgeous elbow-length sleeves.

A pair of statement earrings, a small Nathni, and some heirloom payals are all that you need to make this look work.

Go for a open wavy hair look! Shop Pure Patola Silk Sarees Online.

As you drape a Patola saree, you embrace the heritage of Gujarat, the dedication of skilled weavers, and the splendour of a textile masterpiece. Let the Patola saree be your companion on special occasions, a symbol of art, tradition, and the enduring spirit of Indian craftsmanship.

Place your bets on this winner of heirloom craft and we promise that you’ll be raising stunned eyebrows with your choices!

Discover with House of Hind your perfect handcrafted to perfection, and weaver to wardrobe Patola!

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