Why and how to shop for a Sari: Sari in relation to Global Apparel Trends  Sarbani Roy
What is a Sari? <ul><li>Sari, India’s traditional national dress for women, is now over 5,000 years old. </li></ul><ul><li...
Sari as an apparel in relation to global apparel trends Figure : Country-wise Market Share  , retrieved from http://www.fa...
In 2006, the largest manufacturers and exporters of apparels were countries from Asia-Pacific region. including China & In...
o Types of Saris and their costs <ul><li>Every state across India has special weaves and fabrics for its saris. </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Beware of imitaton saris with copies of Kanjeevaram and other patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Check the quality of silk...
Why would you want to shop for a sari? Is it fun?
Thank You!
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    1. 1. Why and how to shop for a Sari: Sari in relation to Global Apparel Trends Sarbani Roy
    2. 2. What is a Sari? <ul><li>Sari, India’s traditional national dress for women, is now over 5,000 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>Sari : An apparel of mystery with many pleats and folds. </li></ul><ul><li>A long length of fabric, six to nine yards, elegantly wrapped around the body. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Sari as an apparel in relation to global apparel trends Figure : Country-wise Market Share , retrieved from http://www.fashionproducts.com/fashion-apparel-overview.html % of share
    4. 4. In 2006, the largest manufacturers and exporters of apparels were countries from Asia-Pacific region. including China & India. The global apparel industry’s total revenue in 2006 was US $ 1, 252.8 billion. Asia Pacific constitutes the largest amount of production and trade in the apparel industry world wide .
    5. 5. o Types of Saris and their costs <ul><li>Every state across India has special weaves and fabrics for its saris. </li></ul><ul><li>Most popular & traditional types: Banarasi and Kanjeevaram </li></ul><ul><li>A cheap sari can be only 150 rupees ($3.50) whereas upper price limits can easily extend to 50,000 rupees ($ 1,170) </li></ul>Banarasi Kanjeevaram
    6. 6. <ul><li>Beware of imitaton saris with copies of Kanjeevaram and other patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Check the quality of silk and zari on the sari </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes, weavers use fake gold thread for the zari(embroidery) on sari </li></ul>
    7. 7. Why would you want to shop for a sari? Is it fun?
    8. 8. Thank You!
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