From vintage floral to watercolour washes, retro to artistic modern techniques, prints give sarees a new lease of life. Prints are always popular when it comes about saree, irrespective of the fabric choices. Sarees like georgette and chiffon are well liked by the women because of the variety of prints they come in. Whilst, floral prints are always in trend, women want more variation to possess an individual style. Hence, we have sought out top trending prints in saree to sport in 2021.

Polka dots

Polka dots print is a pattern consisting of an array of large or small circles. After gingham print, polka dots print have made a major comeback both in the Indian and international markets. Nowadays, polka dots sarees can be seen in a varied color combination, as compared to the traditional black and white combination. Recently, Priyanka Chopra was spotted in Red and white polka dots georgette saree for one of the events. Not just for 2021, but this trend is here to stay for years to come!

Big Flowers

Floral prints are approved by the women of all age groups. There are a wide variety of floral prints such as vintage floral, tropical floral pattern, digital and stylized prints, etc. From dull floral to vibrant color combinations, vintage to modern abstracts, floral printed sarees have evolved over the years. If you love florals, you may pick the sarees with large flowers digital printed in varied color combinations.


The Japanese tie and dye print technique, i.e. shibori is one of the hottest trends among prints in 2021. Shibori printed sarees are available in all types of fabric in the market like silk, georgette, or cotton. Every season, designers work their best to evolve the print more for the modern generation, hence the upsurge in its popularity.

Zebra Stripes

The animal print trend made its comeback in 2020 and is here to stay for 2021. Similar to the polka dots, zebra stripes are no more limited to classic color combination. You may choose from the different color options available in the market.

Watercolour Wash Print

Both whimsical and feminine, watercolor wash prints are here to stay for many years due to its classic appeal. Watercolour wash print can be seen in organza sarees, satin sarees and soft silk sarees. The print gives the sarees modern and outstanding appeal. Moreover, the textural and digital variations of watercolous wash print makes it suitable for all age groups.

February 05, 2022 — Saloni Goel