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Chanderi Madness – Pick Your Shade from a Potpourri of Colours

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For women who love to drape themselves in the six yard wonder or for beginners testing their waters with the traditional Indian attire, Chanderi sarees are a great pick. Made from cotton, silk, or a mixture of the two, these sarees are light in weight, easy to drape, and extremely comfortable to walk around in. This season, Bluelilys brings to your wardrobe the Chanderi madness – a potpourri of hues and designs to give you a bright and colourful make over.

Bright and Beautiful in Red

Red is among the most prominent shades found in sarees. It is also the most preferred colour for auspicious occasions, especially weddings. This Chanderi silk saree in a brick red hue is a great pick when getting dressed up for a festivity or celebration. The bright red body, featuring bands of geometric prints, is complemented by an antique gold zari with large block print designs. The saree comes with a matching blouse piece that accentuates its beauty.

Style tip: Accessorize with a long necklace and large jhumkas in dull or antique gold colour, and your bewitching style will make you look nothing less than a goddess.

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Lovely in Lavender

Lavender, like pink, is a hue that exudes a feminine charm. This Chanderi cotton saree, in a pleasing Lavender shade, brings about the sensuous beauty in you effortlessly. Featuring a body printed with flora and fauna inspired motifs, this saree boasts of a simple and elegant allure. Complementing this subtle design is a silver hued zari with a tint of lavender. Be it to your workplace or for a regular outing, you can wear this saree without second thoughts.

Style tip: For a demure look, team up the saree with a pendant necklace and hanging earrings in silver or black metal.

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Cheerful in Multi Colour Prints

Multi colour prints bring about an energetic and cheerful vibe any day. This Chanderi silk saree with a white body and multi colour block print design is sure to give you a happy and feel-good factor. Featuring an array of lively hues – yellow, orange, blue, purple, green, and black – this saree is exactly what you need to brighten up your day if you suffer from Monday morning blues. Complementing the body is a matching Chanderi silk blouse piece with an all-over block print design.

Style Tip: Pair your attire with white, or off white pearl jewellery for a dashing and flattering style.

 

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Bold in Black

Black is a ravishing hue that exudes an enticing charm. It is also one of the few colours that are perfect for making a statement appeal. This Chanderi saree comes in plain black body and is contrasted by a zari in red and copper shades. The border also features woven motifs that lend the saree a resplendent allure. Paired with a copper coloured blouse piece, this saree is a great pick for late evening gatherings and parties.

Style tip: Discard the necklace and accessorize using large sized earrings in red or black garnet, and your glamorous style is sure to be the talk of the town.

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Attractive in Ash and Black

Chanderi silk may not always be your first choice on sarees for cocktail parties or gala dinners. However, when styled right, this material can look as gorgeous and dashing as your georgette and crepe silk sarees. Exactly why we picked this plain Chanderi silk saree in a somber ash hue. Accentuating its simple yet stunning style is a black and white, floral printed blouse piece. Definitely a great pick if you want to look dazzling sans the glitter.

Style Tip: Add sparkle to your attire with diamond stud earrings and a simple diamond necklace. Don’t be surprised if you are called a style diva.

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Wines Reds And Purples – Indulge In Your Favourite Festive Shade of Sarees

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As the winds turn chilly and the air frosty, it is time again to celebrate the holiday season. It is time to revel in festivities of Christmas and New Year. If there is one hue that stands out in this season of merry making, it is red. From Santa Claus to bejeweled Christmas trees, decorated homes, food and wine, red and its myriad shades paint our perception of the holiday season, making it happy and bright.

At Bluelilys, we draw inspiration from these hues and shades of the holiday season and lend a twist to your ethnic wear wardrobe. As you revamp your closet and fill them with the latest picks, here are our favourite five from the collection of sarees in wines, reds, and purples.

Red Color Plain Chanderi Saree With Unstitched Fulkari Blouse

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The first and foremost colour of the holiday season that comes to the mind is the bright red of Santa Claus and the mistletoe berries. The hue has a lively and cheerful vibe that can brighten up any chilly winter day. This chanderi silk saree exudes a warm and radiant feel with a similar red colour. Paired with an off white phulkari blouse, this saree become a must have piece for a stunning style this festive season.

Wine Shade Super Net Saree With Satin Border

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No holiday dinner is complete without wine, and it is one drink whose colour has an unmistakable allure. We borrow the beauty of this shade and give the six yard wonder a beautiful twist. This saree is every bit ethnic and stylish at the same time – the deep wine body is contrasted by a bright copper zari that brings on a lively feel. A great pick for getting dressed to any function this season. Made from super net material, it is gossamer light and easy to drape.

Dark Magenta Self Weave Saree

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Among the many gift wraps and decorations that adorn a Christmas tree, magenta is a colour that strikes your eye. We bring the hue to your wardrobe with this self – weave saree in a dark magenta shade. It is contrasted by a fine golden zari and is teamed up with a blouse in a matching golden colour. This saree stands out with its subtly rich design and gives you a simple yet sophisticated style.

Purple Color Fulkari Saree With Golden Thread Work Blouse

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When the colours of the holiday season combine with traditional Indian handicraft forms, sarees such as these are born. This six yard wonder features a phulkari body in purple colour and rows of circular designs. Complementing the body is a chequered zari in dull gold colour and a blouse piece in net base and thread work. A great pick for elegant dressing any day.

Magenta Soft Jute Net Saree

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Who can forget Christmas candies and their lively hues? This saree in jute net material borrows from the colour of candies and combines it with an attached gold and black border with thread work design to create a unique festive piece. With a matching self – weave blouse in golden and beige colour, this saree becomes an apt choice for glamorous dressing on occasions like evening gatherings and wedding receptions.

 

Paint ‘em Red: Exclusive Red Sarees for your Valentine’s Day Celebration

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It’s that time of the year when love is in the air – Valentine’s Day! The day to profess your love to your special someone and to rekindle the fire with your better half. As you gear up to celebrate this day of togetherness with your bae or spouse, you definitely cannot miss the colour that this day adorns; the colour of passion, and the colour of true love – Red. We are as eager as you are, to celebrate V-Day, and so have decked up our collection with a handful of stunning Red sarees, especially for this occasion. So whether you’re headed for a romantic candlelight dinner or simply want to be gifted, here are 5 interesting pieces to opt for on this special occasion.

Deep Red and Kalamkari Prints

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There’s nothing more enticing and invigorating on Valentine’s Day than the hue of blood red. This chiffon saree brings out the beauty of this colour through a plain and solid design, sans any border or adornment. Contrasting it is a Kalamkari printed blouse in black colour, making the combo truly splendid. Wear this saree to your Valentine’s Day celebration, and watch as you mesmerize your partner with your gorgeous style.

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Wine Red with a Designer Twist

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If you’re looking to stray away from the usual red hue, and yet do not wander past the colour itself, here’s a different piece for you celebration of love – a wine red designer saree. This six yard beauty is crafted in raw cotton and comes with a thin shimmering border, and staggered cutwork designs around the bottom pleats and upper torso. The blouse for this unique piece comes in the same, off-white cutwork fabric as on the body, and complements it beautifully. Drape yourself in this saree and rest assured, neither will your style nor your love go out of fashion.

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Shibori in Red

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Is this your first V-day celebration with your special someone? Then try out something that’s as new and fresh as your love story, with Shibori. This Japanese resist dyeing technique is ruling the runway this season, and adding it your ‘special occasion’ wardrobe makes just perfect sense. The Shibori saree from the Bluelilys collection comes in a light red and white hue in an all-over, striped pattern. It is paired with an off-white, designer net blouse that lends a subtle contrast. Sans a border, this saree exudes an elegant charm and is just the pick for a simple and sweet celebration of love.

 

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Classy Red

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Is Valentine’s Day the time for you to reminisce a classic love story? If so, a classic six yard wonder is your best bet for the celebrations. This deep red saree, crafted in Chanderi silk, comes with an elegant silvery-white design on the body, the pallu, as well on the border. It is teamed up with a running blouse material in the same red shade as the body. A classy pick to celebrate the day of love and relive those good old moments with your better half.

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Red with a Metallic Touch

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The combination of red and gold is one that never goes out of fashion. So, we decided to bring this evergreen duo to the V-Day collection, with a trendy twist. This shimmering Chanderi saree comes in a woven, leaf design in vertical bands of chilli red and dull gold colour, topped by a thin border of a similar golden hue. The shine is enhanced by the presence of tiny sequins that adorn the torso and pallu. This saree comes with golden blouse in Kota, and is just the right pick to celebrate a love story that is vibrant and happening anytime.

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Add a Touch of Sparkle to your Autumn Winter Wardrobe with Stunning Mirror Work Salwars

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Autumn winter is great time to add some shimmer and shine to your wardrobe, and one of the best ways to do this is by picking outfits with mirror work designs. Be they in a specific pattern or arrangement, or spread all over the garment, these tiny pieces of glass have the ability to elevate your clothing and style to a completely new level. If you like to incorporate some twinkle into your daily dressing, what better way than salwar suits in mirror work? Here are four such unique and exclusive salwar sets from the Bluelilys collection, crafted specially for the sparkle lover in you.

Cream and beige noil jute salwar suit

Off white and beige hues, though subtle, have a classic appeal that transcends boundaries of time and geography. These are colours that work well with young and older women alike. At Bluelilys, we bring you an exceptional salwar suit featuring these hues in noil jute material. The set showcases mirror work in a vertical pattern on the central part of the top. These mirrors, comprise of alternating bands of circular and diamond shapes, lending it a unique appeal. The golden border on the top and bottom also enhances the fashion quotient. Flaunt this piece at an evening gathering, and you are sure to shine like a star.

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Light pink and cream chanderi salwar suit

Mirror work dupattas enhance the beauty of any salwar suit manifold. This bright pink set is the perfect example of how a fancy dupatta transforms a simple looking outfit into an awe-inspiring one. The top, made from chanderi silk, comes in a bright pink hue, adorned by a golden zari border. The bottom, in a dark cream hue, complements the top perfectly. The dupatta contrasts the set with a white net body and horizontal print designs in gold and pink. Accentuating the beauty of these prints is the mirror work with large mirrors embedded in bright pink threads. This work accessorizes the border of dupatta, lending it a unique beauty.

Green and red printed net Kota salwar suit

Mirror work adds to the shimmer of any garment, and complements any simple or subtle design beautifully. This red and green salwar set is such a piece wherein the mirror work is strewn around the neckline and the upper half of the top. It lends the garment a subtle sparkle, without making the outfit look loud and flashy. Add this net kota and cotton salwar set with chiffon dupatta to your daily wear wardrobe, and rest assured, you will exude oodles of ethnic beauty every time you wear it.

Ink blue and lime green semi tussar salwar suit

When blue, a royal and regal hue, and green, a refresh and rejuvenating hue, come together on a tussar silk base, head turning beauties such as this salwar suit are born. This set is a charming one, deriving its beauty from the use of contrasting solid colours – a top in a brilliant blue, and a bottom in bright lime green colour. Topping this stunning combination is a semi-transparent dupatta in the same hue as the bottom. Laden with intricate mirror work all throughout, the dupatta blends in seamlessly with the salwar set, giving you beauty and style that is nouveau, fresh and impossible to miss.

 

Autumn Winter Style Saga: Pretty Pink Salwars for a Charming You

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Pink is a colour that is associated majorly with women. From delicate and soft baby pinks to luscious candy pinks or ravishing Rani pinks, this hue has an appeal that is sensuously feminine about it. The colour is much loved by ladies of all ages, and so this autumn winter, we at Bluelilys decided to bring you trendy and fashionable salwar suits in this beautiful hue. Here are five of our favourite picks from the collection of pink salwars.

Multihued in Pink
Salwar suits in chanderi silk material are a great choice for formal and fun occasions alike. This piece comes in a delicate, light pink colour body with a block printed floral pattern. Accentuating its beauty is a shimmery golden border. This is paired with a bright, printed cotton bottom and crepe dupatta showcasing large multi colour floral patterns. Be it to ethnic day at college or a regular day at work, you can wear this salwar suit without second thoughts.

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Timeless Black, White, and Navy with Pink
Black and white is an evergreen combination that never goes out of fashion. Pair it with the feminine hue pink, and an interestingly unusual pairing like this salwars set it born. This piece features a lotus pink top with Worli like black printed design. The dupatta comes in a white body with printed design in light pink colour, accentuated by a printed black border. Combined with this is a plain dark blue bottom that contrasts the top and dupatta perfectly. If printed designs are your favourite, then this cotton salwar is a must have piece for you.

Candy Pink and Aari Work
Candy pink is a brilliant hue that brings about a lively vibe to any day. The beauty of this net kota salwar suit comes from its bright contrasting combination of royal blue and candy pink colours. Lending it an interesting touch is the aari work featuring floral motifs in similar pink and blue hues. This embroidery work is present on the upper part of the top as well as either ends of the dupatta, blending in seamlessly to give you an adorable look.

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Rose Pink and Mustard
Raw silk is a fabric that brings out the beauty of bright and deep colours, and is perfect for festive occasions. This raw silk salwar suit features a unique, pink on pink combination – a rose pink body with block printed design in a darker tint of the same hue. Large zig- zag printed patterns adorn the border of the top, lending it added beauty. Along come a bottom in raw silk in mustard hue, and a chanderi silk dupatta in the same colour with printed design, pink embroidery, and mirror work. Flaunt this piece at any gathering, and you will garner a lot of praise for your effortlessly beautiful style.

Baby Pink and Olive Green
Unusual pairings always lend a trendy touch to your wardrobe, and so we brought together this interesting pairing of baby pink with olive green shade. The top features a baby pink body with bright pink printed design. The bottom comes in a solid olive green hue, and is paired with a chanderi silk dupatta of the same colour. The dupatta also has lovely floral prints in a darker olive shade, and comes with a thin, shimmering golden border. Made from cotton fabric, this set is a great pick for your regular work wear.

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Don’t Wait Till You Get The Right ‘Note’: Shop Cashless At Bluelilys

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payonline-discountTwo weeks ago, India witnessed yet another historic turn of events with the demonetization of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes. Aimed at tackling issues of black money, counterfeit notes, and terrorism funding, this bold move has received praise from many quarters. As a result, it may be a common sight to see people refraining from spending their pricey wad of notes, or businesses getting people impacted by the move, but when it is aimed at a greater good, why complain?

If you belong to this bandwagon of folks who haven’t been able to get their hands on the latest fashion because you don’t have enough cash, here’s some good news. We at Bluelilys are here to beat the heat with the cashless shopping experience. Be it a saree, an unstitched salwars suit, or an anarkali, here is how you can lay your hands on your favourite pick at Bluelilys.

# 1 – Credit Card

At Bluelilys, we accept all Visa and Master Credit Cards issued in India. You can enter your card details at the checkout page and pay for the product(s) in your shopping cart. We use a safe payment gateway which encrypts your card details, so that you can shop worry – free.

# 2 – Debit Card

Don’t have a credit card to pay with? No worries! At Bluelilys, we accept Visa and Master Debit Cards issued by all major banks in India. The card that you use at the ATM to withdraw money can also be used at our store to buy your beloved Bluelilys item of clothing. All our transactions are routed through a secure payment gateway so that your card details remain safe.

# 3 – Net Banking

You can enter into a cashless or card-less transaction with Bluelilys, and all that you need is a bank account with Net Banking facilities. Add one or more preferred items to your shopping cart, and at checkout, pay directly from your bank account using internet banking services. When you opt for this service, you will be redirected to the Net Banking web page of the concerned bank. We accept payments from all major private and public sector banks in India.

# 4 – Digital wallet

Got a wallet online? Use it to purchase the attire of your choice. At Bluelilys, we also accept payments via e-wallets like FreeCharge, Jio Money, Paytm, Mobikwik, and so on, for the new age customer who prefers digital payments.

# 5 – Cash Card

Our store accepts payments made through prepaid cash cards. So if you have a card from Itz Cash, NoQ24x7 or Paycash, you can use it to shop on Bluelilys.com.

# 6 – Mobile payment

We are also to help our Mobile First consumers with easy mobile payment options. For the same, we accept payments made through IMPS, PayMate, and ScanNPay.

A chanderi silk salwar for yourself on the promotion, a chiffon saree for your little sister for her ‘Ethnic Day’ at college, or a Kanjeevaram saree for your mom on her birthday, a tussar silk saree for your spouse on your anniversary  – whatever the occasion be, don’t let demonetization put off happiness and surprises for later. Go cashless and shop all that you want at Bluelilys.com.

Spruce Up Your Salwar with Pretty Embroidered Dupattas

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Drape it around your neck, pleat and pin it up on one shoulder, or leave it carelessly around your torso – no matter how you wear this piece, a dupatta is an indispensable part of your salwar suit. This ‘separate’ completes your attire and peps up the fashion quotient by either blending in with the remaining costume or by standing out as an eye-catching, contrast piece. An element that enhances the beauty of these ‘shawls’ or ‘chunnis’ as they are colloquially called, is thread work or embroidery. Bluelilys brings you a mesmerizing collection of such salwars teamed with thread work and embroidered dupattas. Here are our favourite five from the ensemble.

# 1 – Floral Fusion

Flowers constitute popular motifs and designs on any embroidered piece. This salwar suit with an orange-red top and beige bottom in jute comes with a dupatta exhibiting floral thread work design that create borders and interesting body patterns. Featuring flowers in alternating red and blue hues tied together with green leaves and stems, this separate is best worn in the pleat-and-pin style.

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# 2 – Beauty in Black and Beige

Black is a majestic colour that serves as the perfect base for embroidery in contrast hues. This resplendent salwar in net kota derives its beauty from the black dupatta that showcases an elaborate, semi-circular thread work in beige colour on either border. This piece is created to blend in with the black top that features a similar thread work pattern, while being contrasted by a plain, beige hued bottom. Flaunt this dupatta in a free-flowing style, and you are sure to rock a breathtaking ethnic look.

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# 3 – Flowers All Around

Dupattas many a time enhance the appeal of a simple looking salwar suit. The same is the case with this chanderi silk suit in white with red and blue striped embroidery. This simply beautiful piece gets a rich twist with a red dupatta that is replete with floral, all-around embroidery. Show off the floral beauty in style by pinning up the dupatta on one shoulder and leaving it in a free-falling style.

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# 4 – Fascinating Foliage

Foliage designs bring forth an interesting appeal to fabrics when they get converted into thread work or embroidery designs. This simple slate grey and white salwar suit in jute gets an opulent make over with a white dupatta featuring an intricate foliage thread work of a similar grey colour. Complemented by a thin gold border, this dupatta elevates the simple suit into an ornamental one suitable for any festive occasion.

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# 5 – Dancing Lady

Human and character based motifs, like floral ones, form interesting patterns on embroidery. This noil jute salwar suit with a teal green top and cream bottom gets an ethnic twist with the cream coloured dupatta featuring teal green embroidery. The ‘dancing lady’ thread work patterns lend an extra feminine touch to the salwar suit and gather you compliments wherever you go.

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