Thursday, 2 April 2015

Glamour of salwar kameez in India


Among the various kinds of Indian attire, salwar kameez is the one which offers comfort and sophistication. Salwar kameez features loads of colorful intricate embroideries and embellishments that make it an all the more fitting piece to wear for any event.
This outfit is composed of three pieces, trouser, kameez and dupatta.
Trouser serves as the entire ensemble which is traditionally made of loose and light material held on the waist with a drawstring.

                          Contemporary Black & Lime Green Lehenga Choli

The other part of the design, kameez is a tunic and worn by Indian women on a regular basis which usually reaches down up to the knees and could either have long or short or no sleeves at all.
The rest part is dupatta which completes the entire look of all salwar kameez designs. It is also known as a chunni which has a loose end that is either draped across and over the shoulders or slung across the wearer's back.  
Like any other piece of clothing, salwar kameez are available in a variety of styles. For the Designer salwar kameez styles, the most popular are the Angrakha style, Anarkali style and A-line style. Like the variety of styles of salwar kameez, there is also a huge variety of basic salwar designs. The outfit comes in different salwar styles like Churidaar (tight fit with buttoned cuff), Pathani (baggy at top then tapers down to the ankles) and Patiala (flared ends with folds from the hip to the ankle). These styles have been influenced from the western countries that have lead to the creation of new styles of salwar kameez designs.
                                         Tantalizing Black, Peach Puff, Red & Rose Pink Salwar Kameez
The fabrics used in making creative versions of this garment are generally rich and elegant. Satin is considered as the most fitting among all the other luxurious materials because of the amount of sheer and sheen that it exudes. Other material which can be used is crepe and silk.
It is believed that in spite of all traditions and times, salwar kameez designs might still stay with us for a long time still.