My first Pooja as the eldest daughter-in-law of this TamBrahm Iyer family. Wore a beautiful heavy maroon and yellow Kanjeevaram gifted by my loving mother-in-law at the time of my wedding. My first Kanjeevaram. Being from Benaras, I grew up amidst Benarasi sarees but had hardly seen any heavy Kanjee silks. Except on Rekha, of course. Always secretly wanted at least one, and lo, I’m married to a Tam! Already own many Kanjeevarams and possibilities of more to come 😀 I’m a girl from Benaras, married to a Tamil guy. There can’t be a better combination for a girl with a fetish for sarees!!
Decided to use the golden blouse for some contrast. Whenever I wear any saree gifted by my mother-in-law, I’m touched and humbled by the love and effort that went in to creating a collection so large and diverse. She almost matched what my own mom gave me as my trousseau.
Thank you for loving me like your own daughter, amma! 🙂