Onam: The Kerala Kasavu in transition

By now we are all familiar with the iconic white and gold saree of Kerala. Some call it the Kerala sari or even Onam sari – as it’s mainly worn on this festival – but increasingly, the Kerala Kasavu is becoming easily recognisable beyond God’s Own Country. It’s a testimony to the growing popularity of this iconic motif that uses off-white base with zari in various forms, thickness, and motifs.