Have you ever noticed the sun when it sheepishly tries to melt in the oblivion, giving way to moon, melting away in glory of the whole day, in colour of flames, burning yet soothing, hot but only if you go so close. A sight that can't go unnoticeable by anyone alive, the colour of the sun at the dusk, a ripe citrus fruit orange is the inspiration for the colour orange. In India it is the satvik colour that oozes piousness and knowledge, and that's the reason why it is donned by the holy men and women in hinduism. The glory of colour orange is such that it has broken the ceilings of religion and come out of cultural bounds, interacting mingling with the commoners and who's who alike.
The colour orange has been around since centuries, while in world it is known as tangerine, India lovingly calls it in it's simplest form that is the orange, relating it to all things Godly, that is the sandalwood and the sunset, the flames and obviously the orange fruit. The dyed fabric which represent flames is seen as a symbol of power, piousness, trust and meditation. It's the colour that engulfs your sight when you close your eyes under the sun, it is the colour of setting sun which leaves us spellbound.
Ethnic as it could be Orange Saris
Ethnic wear in India is hugely inspired by the earthly colours that represent all the elements of our ecosystem, orange the colour of fire is one such colour. Adding sarees, salwar suits, indo western dresses or lehenga to your wardrobe can really be a game changer for your dressing style and the attitude. It infuses feeling of lightness, and trust among others and boosts confidence for its positive affects on human brain. Though it is not just the ethnic wear where orange can be imbibed, it works wonders with western wear too. A casual day at office or a night out with the girl gang might add the needed zing with a pretty knee length dress or a orange workwear jumpsuit.
The know about of orange saree
Orange colour for it's positive affects and relation to culture is deeply rooted in our traditions, in form of orange sarees and orange kurta for men and women alike, while red still rules the ramp, orange too has started making its presence felt. At the fashion shows of local and internationally renowned designers be it in India or worldwide, Orange has started leaving its mark, from the subtle use of orange in designer silk sarees to a bold more powerful use of it in western dresses meant to pep up the look, designers have started finally paying orange colour and orange saree its due importance.
Orange Saree: the tangy trend
Orange colour sarees act as a head turner from a office party to a wedding do. It is glamorous yet subtle, it has the spark to light up a dull day yet it speaks volume with being so undertoned. The only knowledge you are required while adding orange to your look is what may make or ruin your look. For example when going for a office party, an orange saree (it would be advisable to go for a lighter hue) in silk with undertoned gold only at border or simply a plain orange saree in cotton or chiffon is enough, while for a wedding function which has you on heels, a bright orange colour saree in banarasi or kanjeevaram silk, half n half velvet, or a heavily embroided orange saree in georgette, organza.
Online portals have huge collections of ethnic wear in orange colour, ranging from Orange sarees to latest trending orange kurtas and orange salwar suits. Though orange colour saree dominate the carts, for they are vibrant and the millennial women's new love for sarees is the very factor behind it. Vogue orange Colour sarees just out of magazines, donned by most celebrities and who's who of Bollywood make for the most common filters when searching for an Orange saree. It won't be presumptuous to say that an orange colour saree never goes wrong on any given day.