Grab Traditional Salwar Kameez for Fashionable You
The Indian salwar kameez is probably the most popular costume among all the Indian costumes today. The humble and traditional salwar kameez that
began its journey in Punjab has today found a place even in the wardrobes of the most elite and fashionable ladies of the West. However, unlike the
traditional salwar kameez; today it comes in many different variations and style. Be it in cotton, or silk, or any other fabric the Indian salwar kameez is
a must in every woman's wardrobe.
Here are a few popular variations of the traditional salwar kameez both in India and abroad:
Churidar Kameez: This is one of the most popular variations of the Indian salwar kameez today. It is similar to the traditional salwar kameez but
instead of a 'salwar' or pajama, women wear a 'chudidar'. The chudidar is a tighter version of the 'salwar' accentuating the knees and ankles. This
looks great on tall ladies, highlighting their long legs.
Kurti/Kurta Kameez: This latest variation of the salwar kameez is very popular especially with young professionals. The term Kurti or Kurta are often
used to describe a shorter kameez. Most of the ladies prefer to wear these types of salwar kameez without the dupatta/chunni (the flimsy cloth
covering the bosom). Different well known apparel brands in the country have come up with great kurtas that can be mixed and matched with apt
Designer Salwar Kameez: With growing popularity of the Indian salwar kameez, fashion designers have created amazing variations in the Indian
salwar kameez. Nowadays, there are salwar kameez available with heavy embroideries made on the suits with zardosi, zari work and sequins.
Lucknow is renowned for its famous chikankari suits.
The forms of the salwar kameez have changed with the changing trends of the times. Today there are various traditional combinations like the
Lacha/lachcha, Sharara, etc. You can also try variations in ethnic designs like Mirror-work from Rajasthan, Kalamkari work from Andhra Pradesh