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Who invented chiffon saree?

Hi everyone,

I am new to the world of sarees and have been exploring the different types of fabrics used to create them. Recently, I came across chiffon sarees and was instantly drawn to their sheer, flowy look. While I was browsing through different online saree stores, I stumbled upon this question - who invented chiffon saree? I tried looking for the answer online but couldn't find a reliable source. I thought this would be the perfect forum to ask this question as I am sure there are many saree experts here who could enlighten me on the origins of chiffon sarees. I would really appreciate any information or insights you may have on this topic. Thank you in advance!

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Hello everyone,

As far as my knowledge is concerned, chiffon is originally a French word that means 'rag'. Chiffon sarees, as we know them today, were inspired by the French clothing trends in the early 20th century. Georgette, an Indian-made fabric, was used to create a saree that would mimic the sheer, flowy look of chiffon fabric. Over time, chiffon sarees evolved to include different designs, patterns,and work like embroidery, sequins, and beadwork.

Today, chiffon sarees have become an integral part of Indian ethnic wear and are one of the most popular choices among women of all ages. They are lightweight and comfortable, making them an ideal choice for all seasons. The best thing is chiffon sarees can be worn at weddings, parties, formal events or even corporate gatherings with equal ease.

I hope this information provides a little more insight into the origins of chiffon sarees.


Hi there,

I am not a saree expert but I have been a part of the fashion industry for several years now. From my knowledge, chiffon sarees were invented in France and were originally made using silk. This fabric was known for its lightness and airy texture which made it perfect for summer wear. However, in recent times, synthetic materials like polyester have also been used to create chiffon sarees.

Chiffon sarees have become extremely popular in Indian fashion in the last few years and are now widely available in different designs and colors. They are often adorned with intricate embroidery and subtle embellishments, making them a great choice for formal events or weddings.

I hope this information helps!


Hello everyone!

As a fashion enthusiast, I can say that chiffon sarees are very different from other fabrics in their texture, drape, and overall look.It's a sheer and floating fabric that gives a unique elegance and charm to the women who are wearing it.

Chiffon sarees have modernized significantly since their inception, and the fabric has become a must-have in the saree wardrobe collections. They are easy to drape, lightweight, comfortable, and often embroidered with intricate designs and embellishments. I believe their popularity is because of the variety they have to offer from printed chiffon sarees to sparkly ones for evening occasions, and plain or minimalistic designs for office wear.

In conclusion, chiffon sarees are a beautiful representation of fashion, style, and comfort, and I think that every saree lover should have at least one in their wardrobe. Thank you!

Hey all,

I'm not a saree expert or a stylist, but as an avid wearer of chiffon sarees, I can say one thing for sure that these sarees are a perfect combination of beauty and comfort. The best part about chiffon sarees is that they are versatile and can be styled in many ways.

From wearing it with a simple blouse for a more casual look to teaming it up with a heavily embroidered blouse for a more formal function or event, chiffon sarees can suit almost any occasion. The best part is that they come in all shades and prints, and there is a style for everyone.

I believe the popularity of chiffon sarees is due to several reasons like their flowing drape, lightness, and exotic appearance. They have a timeless appeal and look great on every body type.

In conclusion, chiffon sarees are an evergreen trend and are here to stay. If you're looking for a saree that's comfortable, lightweight and easy to wear, then chiffon sarees should be at the top of your list.

Thanks for listening!

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