This fashionable Indian outfit is made up of three essential parts: the ...
This fashionable Indian outfit is made up of three essential parts: the Salwar (or Shalwar), which are the bottoms, the Kameez, which is the top, and the Dupatta, which is similar to a scarf or stole.
Salwar is the name of the original pants worn with the traditional outfit.They are pantaloons, or baggy trousers, which are wide and loose from the waist down to the ankles, where they then become tight and fit snugly against the skin.However, a more modern version of this outfit has emerged in which the Salwar is often replaced by Pyjama pants, which are narrow and tight-fitting.
Kameez refers to a type of shirt, whose original distinctions have long ...
Kameez refers to a type of shirt, whose original distinctions have long since evolved to fit the latest fashion trends.Where once before Kameez specifically referred to a long, straight, “seamless,” collar-less shirt, we now find the term being applied to various styles including long, short, straight, flaired, Mandarin-collared, Western-collared, and more!
The most typical style of Kameez found today usually includes Chaak.Chaak refers to a long slit down each side of the garment.These slits not only allow for ease of movement but also provide a fashionable look as they highlight the Pyjama or Salwar worn beneath.
The Dupatta is a long cloth which is draped around the body in various s...
The Dupatta is a long cloth which is draped around the body in various styles.As this outfit is a favorite for both men and women, the fabrics, embroidery, and draping-styles of a Dupatta vary greatly, depending upon whether it is being donned by a man or woman.
All together, these three pieces create a flawless, attractive, and exotic look which is sure to gain attention at any occasion.
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