The chirping sound of the Indian cuckoo in the morning, twinkling lights of fireflies in the night, and bright orange blooming flowers of Palash signify the summer season. Indian summers are laden with heat waves, scorching sunny days, and humidity that feels like living in a steamer.
In harsh summers just imagine feeling cool inside and out, a soft and light weighing fabric flowing all over your skin. Not to forget the palette, full of soft hues of pastels, earthen, and vibrant shades. Yes, this is all about the beauty of mul mul cotton sarees.
Why wear mul cotton sarees in summers?
Mul mul sarees give a cooling effect to a body by absorbing sweat and have quick-drying quality. A very common notion associated with mul cotton saree is that it is a summer saree. But that’s not true. Mul fabric has the ability to arrest body temperature to make one feel comfortable in all seasons. Due to its quick-dry property, it can be worn in the rainy season, due to its cooling touch mul mul sarees can be worn in summers and since it locks body heat this magical fabric can be draped in winters as well.
Origin of mul mul sarees
The mul fabric originated in Dhaka (Bangladesh). It is woven by hand using handspun yarn. Back in the 17th century, the mul fabric was produced in limited quantities therefore mul mul sarees were exclusively worn by royal families. It was a sign of being royal.
Due to the rich feel and breathable quality of mul mul sarees, this fabric was imported throughout Europe in the 17th century, followed by the Middle East, where it was sought by Mughal emperors. But when Britishers invaded India, this heritage art of work was suppressed nearly for two centuries to die its own death. Historical records mention that the fingers and hands of weavers were chopped off, so that they could no longer weave this fabric.
Today around 200 million weavers across India are working day and night to make India the second largest producer of handwoven fabric in the world. Mul mul sarees are among these fabrics. So, in case you have missed that feeling of being a royal, simply buy mul mul cotton sarees online or from the stores. Drape these six yards of sheer elegance and feel like a queen.
The fad for mul mul cotton sarees
Sarees are traditional Indian wear, but today, across the world you will find women wearing sarees in different types of fabrics, designs, and patterns. But out of all, mul cotton saree is a popular choice among millennials due to its fabric, ease of draping, zero maintenance cost, and the pocket-friendly option of styling.
Mul mul cotton sarees are in vogue today and draped by women of all age groups because of their texture, feel, weight, and breathable quality, which are best suited to beat tropical weather in India.
The best part about wearing mul mul sarees is that it never comes with a size to make a woman feel ashamed of her size, shape, height, colour, anything and everything that is meant to lower her esteem. Saree is a non-judgemental piece of fabric that hugs you and gives love.
Fashion choose mul cotton sarees
Just browse on Instagram, Facebook or YouTube, and you will find hundreds of videos and content posted by fashionistas and stylists. The online content shows various ways of draping mul mul cotton sarees to look stylish, modern, and bold. Gone are the times when a saree was strictly worn over a matching blouse and underskirt. Today wearing sarees is all about experimenting with different looks and curating your own style statement.
Mul mul cotton sarees can easily be draped over a pair of trousers, jeans, or skirts. This saree can be teamed up with shirts, crop tops, or bralettes, and to seal the look, simply tie a leather belt, corset and wear boots. This look can be easily carried with mul mul sarees, as they are convenient to drape, and don’t require neat pleats. Probably this is the reason why the young and working population in India buys mul mul sarees so often.
Buy mul mul cotton sarees online
The ‘made in heaven mul’ collection of Suta presents an array of handwoven mul mul cotton sarees. This collection of mul cotton sarees can be bought online by simply visiting the Suta site.
As the name of this collection suggests, there is a saree for every occasion and crafted with love for every woman. If you want to go for a retro party, simply wear a ‘Gold mine polka’ saree with a top knot bun. If you want to be a bride’s maid then try wearing ‘Winter star’ and grab the limelight. For that farewell party simply drape ‘Shorshe phool’, one of the best-selling ruffled mul mul saree and stand apart in the crowd.
A mul mul cotton sarees is not just an attire but is a sustainable and eco-friendly option for styling yourself. The natural fibres are carefully placed on the yarn to weave and natural dyes are made from leaves, flowers, and seeds to be used for colouring the mul cotton sarees. Mul cotton sarees truly adhere to the ‘Go green’ concept, so add this saree to your collection and save our planet.
Q.1) Can I buy mul cotton sarees online?
Ans.) Yes, simply visitwww.suta.in, check out our ‘made in heaven mul’ collection, add to your bag and buy the best mul cotton sarees from the comfort of your home.
Q.2) Is it difficult to maintain mul mul sarees?
Ans.) Absolutely not. Mul mul sarees require zero maintenance. Simply fold the saree and place some neem leaves to protect it from insects.
Q.3) Can I starch a mul mul saree?
Ans.) No. This is not a typical cotton saree that needs starch. Simply soak the saree in a bucket using a mild detergent for 30 minutes, rinse and dry it in partial sunlight.
Q.4) Does mul mul cotton sarees tear off like chanderi sarees if not worn for a long time?
Ans.) No. Although mul mul cotton sarees are very lightweight and thin, they are very sturdy.
Q.5) Are mul mul sarees expensive to purchase?
Ans.) No. On the contrary, mul mul sarees are the most budget-friendly drapes.