[ad_1] Sonam Kapoor stuns in mom's gharchola; Pics inside

Sonam Kapoor stuns in mom's gharchola; Pics inside

ET Online

Feb 8, 2024

A heritage

A heritage

Sonam Kapoor looked stunning as she posted pictures of herself wearing her mother's 35-year-old Gharchola saree for an event. (Image: Instagram/ Sonam Kapoor)

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What is a gharchola?

Gharchola saree is an auspicious wedding staple and has been used for years with this beautiful thought behind it.

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Gujarat and Rajasthan origin

Gharchola has its origins in Gujarat and Rajasthan.

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​Sonam stuns

Sonam Kapoor looked dazzling in the gharchola saree she wore. The saree, maroon in colour, has an intricate and timeless design. (Image: Instagram/ Sonam Kapoor)

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Thanks mama

In the post, Sonam thanked her mom and said, "Thanks mama for lending me this sari and blouse, love raiding your closet." (Image: Instagram/ Sonam Kapoor)

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The significance

A gharchola saree holds great significance to certain regions in India as it is a way of welcoming the new bride. It's passed on through generations and becomes a family heritage.

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Wedding saree for reception

Sonam wore the heritage saree to photographer Apeksha Maker's wedding reception on Sunday.

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The Bandhani connect

A sub-set of Bandhani, Gharchola was earlier made by traditional weavers and Bandhani workers.

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