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Bollywood has always been as inspiration for fashion and style trends and saree has always inspired Bollywood. Be it the plain chiffons in vibrant colors of Yash Chopra movies in 80’s and 90’s or heavily ornate ones in epic movies like Devdas or even the chic and trendy ones like in ‘Om Shanti Om’ and ‘Main Hoon Na’,each of these iconic looks in sari were an instant trendsetter. Right from yesteryears Bollywood heroines like Madhubala, Vaijanthi Mala, MeenaKumarior Asha Parekh or veteran actresses like effervescentRekha&graceful HemaMalini to more recent Kajol, Kareena, Vidya or Katrina or even the current crop of heroines like Deepika, Priyanka, Anuksha or Parineeti, each of them have experimented with sarees with each of their looks becoming widely popular and followed religiously by fashion loving women across the country.Almost every Bollywood movie has always followed a style trend that was religiously followed by the star-struck fans.
From being draped as exquisite period costume to glamorous fashion statement, Shatika brings you Bollywood’s most iconic sari styles worn by Bollywood divas over the years:
Six yards of elegance and comfort. That is what a saree is. We don’t think ….
Weaving a eNew Story – The Handloom Weavers of India
Since the dawn of civilization, handlooms have been associated with excellence in India’s artistry in textiles and fabrics, and sari which is considered to be the most ancient piece of clothing has been inspiring generations of artists and craftsmen to weave their dreams and visions into creating exquisite handloom sarees. However with passage of time, just like the clacking sounds of the looms, the dreams and visions of these weaves too are fading away.In an attempt to bring handloom sarees back in vogue, Shatika has begun a revolution; a six yard sari revolution is a humble attempt at bringing back the lost love for handloom sarees. Dedicated to creating a unique interpretation of the age old craft, we travel to all colourful corners of the country visiting weavers,guiding them on the latest trends so they weave out the age old tradition with a modern touch and bring them online so you can savor the delights of hand picking them from the comfort of your homes.