Each and every culture in India has got lovely rituals and trends when it comes to marriage. In an Oriya wedding, the bride and the groom have to wear an array of costumes for the corollary ceremonies. The sarees worn by the brides are considered in high regard. These sarees are made up of silk, chiffon or cotton. The friends and relatives hustle around the special lady, which is the bride, throughout the day regarding the sarees she is going to wear on the day of the marriage and also after that. The most popular wedding-related sarees are Maheshwari silks, Chanderi, Rajasthani Kota, and Sico.
Banarasi is the most preferred saree for the wedding. The sarees for the brides in India have a lot of variety. In a typical Oriya wedding, the bride is seen adoring a traditional Oriya saree. The top varieties worn at the wedding are:
- The Sambalpuri sarees originate from the district of Sambalpur in Orissa. These sarees are considered to be the most famous handloom created weave of twelve yards. Even the Sambalpuri silk garments are used as frequent apparels for the wedding. This saree also has the name of Passapalli. The motifs of the saree make the entire cloth to stand out from the mass. This is what is exactly wanted by a woman on her wedding day.
- The Ikkat silk sarees are also traditional sarees worn at an Oriya wedding. Ikkat or the Nuapatni sarees are extremely popular among the modern Oriya brides. The designs of the Ikkat sarees originated from Bargarh, and they are widely available in different shades and colors. They make the bridal trousseau extremely beautiful.
- The Brahmapur Pata sarees are considered to be living legends in most of the communities because the brides, even the modern ones, are making it a point to wear them at their wedding. This saree has never been out of the tradition or the legacy of the district of Brahmapur.
- The Bomkai silk drapes have a wide range of colors. These sarees have got intricate designs and coarse textures and are available in the cotton version as well. This saree originated from the district of Subarnapur in Orissa and remains a popular choice for the women.