They wear sarees for selective occasions, including filming for plays, wedding ceremonies, and office factions. They still look fantastic and beautiful in every way. Take a look at the photos below to see how beautiful Pakistani women in sarees can be.
1. During the playwrighting process
2. Wedding Ceremonies:
3. Office Factions:
Although the sari will never be as iconic as the salwar kameez, it does not seem to be on the verge of extinction. It is worn by women from (non-Punjabi) Urdu-speaking communities in Pakistan, in addition to Parsis and Hindus.
Not the young Pakistani girls fantasise about wearing their first sari. The sari has been raised to the status of the ball gown, the formal gown that no wedding will be complete without. The sari is a symbol of freedom and individuality for many new, educated girls.
They are also required to wear one to their graduation party, Pakistan’s version of prom night when they are 18 years old. It’s an indication that they’ve graduated from high school to college, as well as from girlhood to womanhood. The sari satisfies their need to stand out while still making them seem mature and graceful.
Wearing a sari, on the other hand, has been a statement that operates both ways: you wear it to be heard, and it means that you are. For some members of Karachi’s Hindu minority, this has created a controversy.
One of Pakistan’s most fashionable fashion designers comes from a Hindu family but admits to being uninterested in bringing saris back to Pakistan. He likes to design risque and funky western dresses for the fashionable and wealthy. He explains, a design for the young, and the young in Pakistan don’t wear saris. Perhaps seven or eight clients out of a hundred would like one.
In Pakistan, designer saris, most of which are made of delicate French chiffon and embellished, quickly sell for more than 50,000 Pakistani rupees. Young girls choose to wear chiffons or soft silks with stylized sleeveless blouses rather than binaries or other conventional silk weaves.
Though formal saris are purchased for the mark, everyday wear must have the made in India tag to be considered genuine. Although the sari has seen a resurgence in Pakistan.