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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Indian Lahenga and Choli – Lahenga-Choli

The Lehenga Choli, also known as Lehnga, is a three-piece attire comprising the lehenga, a long Indian skirt worn by Indian women across India. Secured at the waist with the mid-riff left bare, lehenga is usually worn on ceremonial occasions, festivals and weddings. It is generally embroidered, printed or embellished and is worn with a fitting blouse called ‘choli’. Additionally, the lehenga-choli is paired with a ‘dupatta’ which acts as a sari pallu and covers the mid-riff and head, depending on how one wishes to drape it, going by the occasion.

History of The Lahenga Choli:

Lehenga Choli became popular as an attire amongst women mainly in North India, during the 10th century. The lehenga evolved through fine craftsmanship with the arrival of Mughals in India and their subsequent rule from the 12th to the 18th century. The original, ancient form of lehenga was mainly stitched from cotton, after which royal fabrics and embroideries like silk & brocade were used, making lehenga further evolve into royal attire.

The making of The Lahenga Choli:

The intricate stitching of a lehenga choli dupatta set or a ghagra choli takes about a minimum of twenty days depending on factors like the fabric, embellishments. Hand-stitched, hand-woven Lehengas end up taking longer owing to the detailing that goes into it.

Types of Lahenga Choli:

Various types of Lahenga Cholis are available now a days with variations and twist. Let us check out.

Floral Print Lahenga Choli:

This type of lahenga choli is made from printed farbic which has a flower print over it.

Here in this image this lahenga choli is made of rae silk fabric with net duppatta of bronze colour. The same lahenga choli was worn by bollywood actress Deepika Padukon on her Sangeet Ceremony.

Ruffle Lahenga Choli:

Ruffle is the newest trend now a days. In this type of lahenga choli either lahenga or the duppatta or both comes in ruffle manner.

In this image the model is wearing ruffle lahenga choli made from silk fabric and organza fabric which has flower embroidery done.

Bridal Lahenga Choli:

Lahenga Choli made for bridal used to be heavy than the rest of the lahenga choli. It contains heavy material with heavy embroidery work over it. It contains traditional embroidery work such parrots, peacocks or flowers and leaves.

Here in this bridal lahenga choli the model is wearing maroon coloured lahenga choli made from velvet fabric. This lahenga choli has golden coloured embroidery work over it.

Net Lahenga Choli:

Net lahenga choli has always been a part of fashion and trend. It is made from soft or hard net material.

This lahenga choli, in the image, is made from net fabric which is of dark cream in colour. It has silk fabric inside the net layer. Here it is worn by bollywood actress Sonal Chauhan.

Plain Lahenga Choli:

This type of Lahenga choli comes in plain manner but  not plain and simple at all. This lahenga choli is made from plain fabric and with it multi coloured duppatta or heavy embroidered dupatta is given.

Here in this image, this lahenga choli is made of plain, cream coloured organza fabric with multi coloured embroidered net Duppatta. Here it is worn by bollywood actress kriti Kharbanda.

Layered Lahenga Choli:

This kind of lahenga choli used to have layered lahenga. This layered lahenga can be made from different colours, fabric or has different kind embroidery work done to differ the layers.

Here in this image Bollywood Actress Malaika Arora Khan is wearing layered lahenga choli made from blue coloured silk and net fabric with brown coloured heavy embroidery work over it.

Lahenga Choli with Jacket:

Now here comes the indo – western twist. This kind of lahenga choli usually has a lahnega and choli and at place of duppatta it comes with jacket. jacket comes of different lengths and fabrics.

This Lahenga choli is made of raw silk fabric which is of black colour. This lagenga choli has a jacket in stead of traditional duppatta. It has got mirror work done over it.

Silk Lahenga Choli:

Silk lahenga choli is made from any silk threads such as banarasi silk, kerala silk, cotton silk, raw silk and so on.

In this image silver coloured lahenga choli made from silk fabric is worn by bollywood actress Sana Khan.

So here was the brief information about indian traditional wear lahnega choli and duppatta.

Jewellery and Accessories:

Different kind of jewellery can be wore here with this outfit. Sometimes female chose to wear only long, heavy jhumkhas or sometimes the whole jewellery sets, depends on the occasions. As an accessories potli purse, which can be made from same fabric of lahenga and choli and high heels goes best.

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