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Drape Yourself In True Kerala Style

Balaramapuram Weavers have been weaving and hand crafting some of the finest Kerala wear. Nothing can replace these genuine, ethnic dresses. For the original handloom product gets better with use. And the style never goes out of fashion.

The Clothes

Mundu 

A white or off-white cotton fabric woven to make it a fashionable wrap around with a kara (border) in many colours, including the kasavu (golden border) variant. The mundu is wrapped around from the waist to toes and knotted at the waist. There are two types of mundu: the single and the double. A single set mundu is draped once around the waist, whereas a double set mundu, has to be folded in half before draping.

Puliyilakara Double Kuri Mund

Onam 2020 is unlike any other Onam. Perhaps, an Onam away from home. Celebrate. Wear a double kuri mundu with kasavu and ring in the festivities. Puliyilakara double Kuri Mund, which is mostly preferred by the older generation, has become a style statement for the millennials as well. The finest, handmade cotton mund with golden Kasavu that money can buy.

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Katti Kara Maroon Mundu – Neriyathu 

This is a match made in heaven. It is traditional and contemporary at once. There is romance in the dress. The off white mundu with maroon border gleams with something only a wearer and the beholder can tell. Something for someone who is very close to your heart.


Mundum Neriyathum

Mundum Neriyathum has its origins in Buddhist & Jain literature and ancient Greco-Roman costume. Neriyathu is believed to be an extended form of saree called Sattika, while Mundu comes from Antariya. Palmyrene, a long piece of unstitched cloth with a colored border worn over a long garment, pinned at the left shoulder, leads to Neriyathu from the Greco-Roman tradition. Popularly known as ‘settu mundu’ or ‘set saree’, is the traditional attire of Malayali women. This comprises a Mundu that is wrapped around from waist to toes and knotted at the waist. The Neriyathu is draped and worn over the blouse. The Mundum Neriyathum is a daily wear. However, the Kasavu Mundu, its contemporary version, is worn during festivals or on special occasions.


Hand painted sarees


 
Wear fine art. Age is no bar for artists and art lovers. Likewise, hand painted set sarees appeal to all women who love and indulge in art. The hand painted design of the peacock feather in acrylic and the golden kasavu are set to capture the imagination of art connoisseurs. The peacock feather (Mayilpeeli) is a symbol of harmony, spirituality and protection. A celebration of life!


Red Kara and Golden Kasavu Mundu – Neriyathu 

Be a star! Always. Wear pure gold kasavu mundu-neriyathu with bright red border. The unmistakable choice for the very special moments of life.


Kasavu Saree

Rise to the occasion. Wear beauty in the most simplistic style. The Kasavu saree, with its white and gold combination, is loved by women of all ages and cultures across India. Give it a contemporary twist by bring in some fusion with modern tops and accessories.


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