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27+ Ways to Style Beautiful Kanjivarams For Your Wedding Day

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Updated on 19 April, 2021

Kanjivarams are the pride of South India and gorgeous! 

We’ve handpicked some of the best Kanjeevarams for you, and we’re sure you’re going to love them!


 Looking for ways to style your Kanjivaram silks such that you preserve their intricate beauty, but also add your twist? Then you have come to the right place! Kanjivarams are a perfect example for those designs which will never go out of style. Brides nowadays have started to experiment with these saris in ways which could not have been thought of a few years back. Both in terms of colour combinations, you can go for and also the various varieties of Kanjivarams available; we have it all covered here!




 The primary choice to make here is the colour of the sari, which will then affect how you accessorise and also your blouse patterns. Here, we have tried to collate an even mix of both the traditional shades and the new trends which have come up. 


Royal Red and Gold


The evergreen combination of a deep red and gold will never fail to make you look like a goddess on your wedding day. If you are someone who believes that tradition is timeless for a reason, then you must give this a go. 


Royal Red and Gold Kanjivaram Saree Design


The bright and sunshine yellow


Let the colours chosen reflect your inner happiness on your big day. You can also go for a yellow sari on your haldi/ Mehendi function if not for the wedding itself.



Pastel shades have invaded this space also.


If the tone of your wedding is elegant and subtle, then this will interest you.


pastel shade kanjeevaram saree

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Molten gold


Within gold itself, there are different shades and variations. Go for those gold Kanjivarams which make you look as if your sari has been moulded from actual gold itself.


Molten gold kanjeevaram saree


Subtle Beige with Punchy Pink


Looking for toned-down colours, then this is one of the options. You can pair the beige with a bright border to add that splash of colour.


subtle beige and pinky pinch Kanjivaram Saree Design


Sea Foam Green


This is quite an unusual colour, and if you are looking for something out of the ordinary, then you will love this.


sea foam gold Kanjivaram Saree Design


Blush Pink


We love pink for a reason. It fits right in with any attire, even a Kanjivaram.


Blush-Pink Kanjivaram Saree Design

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The understated gold and off white


If you are planning a wedding which has an understated richness to it, then this one is for you.


Gold and Off White Kanjivaram Saree Design


Dull Gold


Do you want to wear gold, but afraid that it may be a little too overpowering? Well, then go for a toned-down shade.


Dull Gold Kanjivaram Saree Design


Parrot Green


A bright parrot green paired with a fuschia blouse makes for a happy and vibrant bride.


Parrot Green Kanjivaram Saree Design


Royal Blue and Pink


The combination of blue and pink is always attractive. Put it on a sari and some butis, and you have gotten yourself a winner.


Royal Blue and Pink Kanjivaram Saree Design

Aquamarine Blue


Another original colour, it is taking off and seems to be a favourite of this wedding season.


Aquamarine Blue Kanjivaram Saree Design




Orange is a beautiful colour to wear on your big day, especially when paired with a contrasting blouse colour such as bright green or blue.


Orange Kanjivaram Saree Design


The Crystal Silver Shade


If you are a bride trying to achieve a perfect mix of traditional and modern, then here is a tailormade option for you.


Silver Shade Kanjivaram Saree Design


Dare to go Dark


For the daring brides, the darker shades are ranging from coppers to brown to even blacks, if you want to go that far.


Dark Kanjivaram Saree Design

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Fiery Red and Orange


Stay tied to the roots with an alluring combination of red and orange.


Fiery Red and Orange Kanjivaram Saree Design


Saree Patterns


There is so much more to Kanjivaram than just the simple repetitive motifs. Combine the right colour with the right pattern to nail your look on the D-Day.


Tissue silk


Afraid of how you are going to carry around the heavy sari while going through all the rituals? The opt for a lighter version with the tissue silk.


tisue-silk-pattern Kanjivaram Saree Design


Striped Patterns


Tired of seeing the same motifs everywhere, then go for a classic striped sari pattern.


striped pattern Kanjivaram Saree Design


Peacock Motifs


Look unique with original motifs such as these. The peacocks are just an example, and there are much more to explore out there.


Peacock Motifs Kanjivaram Saree Design


Booti Works


Buti designs, be it on the sari or blouse always add an oomph factor to the entire attire.


Booti Work Kanjivaram Saree Design


Gold work all over


Creative gold embroidery on a well-chosen colour combination never fails to attract attention. 



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Checked patterns


Checks have been a long-standing design on Kanjivarams. Depending on your taste, you can go for small, intricate tests or wide ones.


Checked patterns Kanjivaram Saree Designs


Flower embroidered borders


Never too many flowers at the wedding venue are there. Having an intricately worked border can be offset with a plain blouse if you want to tone it down.


Flower embroidered borders Kanjivaram Saree Designs


Maggam work


Maggan work Kanjivaram Saree Designs


Elaborate Motifs


If you want to go all out and pull out all the stops, go for saris with elaborate motif patterns.


Elaborate Motifs Kanjivaram Saree Designs


Double Draped Saris


Yes, you heard it right. Started by celebrities, the trend of using two saris styled together is quickly catching up. 


Double Draped Kanjivaram Saree Designs


Big borders


Flaunt the border by choosing saris with a broad border. Contrasting borders make the look even more enjoyable. 


Big Borders Kanjivaram Saree Designs


Double Coloured


Saris with contrasting borders will interest you if you are going for a colourful look.


Double-Coloured Kanjivaram Saree Designs

Select the style you adored the most. I’m sure that’s going to be a tough choice because all of them are so pretty!