The Saree Shopping Walk



Sunday 2 April 2017, 11 am to 4 pm


Meet @ Nalli, South Extension 2

Ends @ South Extension, 4 pm


Rs. 2500/- per person



Please pre-register: 41671100 /


Raising the curtain for THE SAREE FESTIVAL

April 15-17, 2017 at Alliance Francaise de Delhi


The Saree Shopping Walk, takes you on a magical artistic journey of the Saree universe of India. We walk to some of Delhi’s best Saree stores to discover the matrix of traditional hand-woven sarees as well as their contemporary counterparts.

The walk, led by Himanshu Verma, aka The Saree Man of India, is a learning trip, to know more about traditional weaves, drape them away! And carry on walking!

Places visited: Saree shops in South Extension and Chittaranjan Park


Images (click to enlarge)

Styles of Saree draping – M.V Dhurandhar

The Gujarati Saree – A 19th century photograph

Nau-vari / 9 yard Maharashtrian Saree

Women in Sarees, 1912, ASI Collection

State Emporia Complex, Baba Kharag Singh Marg

Orissa State Emporium

Nalli Sarees, the legendary

At Nalli Sarees

Patan Patola, a double Ikat weave from Gujarat

Kanjeevaram Sarees being woven, photo: McKay Savage