In the initial days that I received my internet banking passwords, I did shopping from a few online sites, some experiences were good (shopperstop), some bad (indiatimes.com), and some very bad (indianyogi.com). But, I had the best experience purchasing a saree online. Buying a saree online that too when I am based in India only and that too South India, seems to be foolish, but while, I was going through www.utsavsarees.in, I saw this saree that I thought would suit my mom, and decided to go for it.
Utsav sarees has a wide range of not just sarees, but also a wide variety of salwaar kameezes, lehenga choli, indo western, Jewerly, Accessories, Bags, Footwear, Kidwear, Men, Home Décor, and Islamic Wear.
Also, you can shop by color, price, material, occasion, and even look.
The pic given of each item is enlarged so that you can have a good view of the clothing/material that you are buying.
There are options to get the blouse stitched or to get a standard cotton petticoat, or to get a prestitched saree petticoat. I did not choose any since I was not sure about the tailoring part.
To note is the thing that every saree that is purchased from utsavsarees.in comes with a pre-sitched fall and it is pikoed also.
MY EXPERIENCE WITH UTSAV SAREES:
After selecting the saree, which I wanted to purchase, I chose the internet banking option through ICICI. I didn’t have to pay for shipping since there was no extra shipping charge on this product. I got an immediate acknowledgement mail from the Customer Service saying that they had received the payment and they would deliver the saree within 15 days. Later on, what followed was a series of mails that kept me informed about the status of the order. After one day, I received a special e-mail mentioning that there was a free gift with my saree and I could pick my gift from a particular site given by them. This particular site had neck pieces and pearl necklace sets and junk jewelry and I chose a red stone beads neck piece and they assured me that they would send along the necklace with the saree.
Upon dispatching the saree, they gave me the tracking number of the package, and after the saree got delivered, they again confirmed with me. I was completely bowled over by how professionally the website is run and it encourages me to keep purchasing things from them whenever I find something interesting.
Although, the delivery deadline was 15 days, I got the saree within one week and that too in perfect condition with fall and piko neatly in place.
Here are the excerpts from the mails that I received from the customer service of utsavsarees.com
ABOUT THE SAREE I PURCHASED:
PRICE: Rs. 2100.
Fawn Crepe Jacquard Saree with Blouse
- This saree has a unique collection of everything in it.
- This beautiful saree is dyed in fawn colour.
- This lovely drape is designed over crepe jacquard base.
- This saree is beautified with polka dot print, self zari weaving and patch patti.
- Rich pallu with self weaved viscose patch is showing its exclusivity.
- Complete the glam with lovely maroon cotton silk blouse.
- Slight colour, border, self zari weaving variation possible.
This is the saree I purchased from utsavsarees.com:
Saree with fall from utsavsarees.com
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