The Signature Apparel of Asia – Indian Salwar Kameez!

Shalwar kameez, also spelled salwar kameez or shalwar qameez, is a traditional outfit originating in the Indian subcontinent.It is a generic term used to describe different styles of dress. The shalwar kameez can be worn by both men and women, but styles differ by gender.

Material used in making of salwar kameez:

Salwar kameez and dupatta can be made of various kinds of materials depending on choice and occasions. Salwar Kameez can be made from silk, organza, cotton silk, velvet, georgette, net, brocade, bandhani, cotton fabrics. The dupatta is generally made from light weighted and wavy fabric.

Types of Salwar Kameez:

Salwar Kameez, now a days comes in various kinds of forms. Females used to do fusions with salwar kameez. Traditional salwar kameez are like chudidar dress, anarkali dress, sharara suit, palazzo suit, patiyala suit and so on. In fusions females used to tied up this salwar kameez with jackets, pants, peplum top and so on. Let us have a look at different types of salwar kameez.

Anarkali Style Salwar kameez:

Anarkali Shalwar suit is a form of women’s dress originating from the city of Lahore in Pakistan. The Anarkali suit is made up of a long, frock-style top and features a slim fitted bottom. The Anarkali suit varies in many different lengths and embroideries including floor-length Anarkali styles.

Here in this image this model is wearing anarkali suit made from net fabric which is of cream colour with golden coloured khatli work over it.

Peplum style kameez with dhoti style pants:

This is indo – western version of salwar kameez. Peplum style kurta/kurti comes in short length which lies up to hem area. You can chudidar, palazzo or dhoti pants here with.

Here bollywood actress Karishma Tanna is wearing peplum style kurti with dhoti pants. The kurti and salwar is made of chanderi silk which is of cream colour. With salwar kameez georgette dupatta of coffee colour is given.

Chudidar salwar kameez:

This type of salwar kameez is the oldest version which is still in trend. This kind of salwar kameez contains straight  kurta which can be either long or short with the chudidar salwar at bottom part.

Here in this image bollywood star Karishma Kapoor is wearing yellow coloured chudidar salwar and kameez made from raw silk fabric with white coloured thread embroidery with georgette dupatta.

Patiyala Salwar Suit:

Patiyala salwar suits are authentic salwar kameez suits. Which usually has a short kurta along with patiyala style of salwar.

Here television queen Deepika Singh is wearing patiyala suit set made from made from paper silk fabric with net fabric dupatta.

Sharara style salwar kameez:

This sharara style salwar with short kameez is new in trend. Where the kameez come in short length or up to the hem line with sharara as the bottom.

Here in this picture television queen Divyankana Tripathi is wearing sharara suit made from silk and raw silk fabric with beautiful golden coloured zardosi work.

Palazzo salwar suits:

This kind of salwar kameez are fusion of traditional and western outfits. The kurta comes in traditional form while at the place of salwar, palazzo pants are given.

Here in this image, this model is wearing palazzo suit set made from black coloured silk fabric with golden embroidery over it.

Salwar Kameez with jacket:

Yes, you heard it right. Salwar Kameez now comes in indo-western from in which you will get jacket over it.

Here in this image television star Kritika Kamra is wearing kurta and palazzo with jacket over it. Which are made of cotton fabric.

Here was the slight idea about the salwar kameez and its types. You can wear various kinds of jewellery, long jhumkha, small studs, choker, long necklace according to choice or occasion.

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