Indian Dresses

Indian dresses are just amazing and colorful. There are different types of dresses in India for men, women and kids. Firstly, In India there are different festivals and for every festival there is different type of clothes.  Secondly, Indian sari is a traditional dress for Indian women. Thirdly, it consists of a piece of fabric that is five to nine meters long and two to four meters wide. Clothing has evolved over time, and 75% of Indian women worn every day. The material is a variety of ways, depending on the occasion. The chief’s story goes back as far as the Indus Valley civilization. The Indians preferred to engage in cotton fabrics because of the flexibility and the warm climate. The fabric is commonly wears around the waist, while the other end covers over the shoulder.

The cradle of Lehenga Choli is popular in the regions of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Kutch. Moreover, the dress is a long, type skirt. The skirt matches the Choli blouse firmly attaches to the waist. The garment is made in various colors and shades and its design is widely taken from the Mogul culture. In addition, the costume is with intricate and exquisite embroidery and is most commonly worn at weddings and festivals. In short, the Choli Lehenga is often accompanied with a chunri which is a long piece of bright and colorful fabric, often with lace that wraps around the head and tracks at the back, similar to a veil.

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Indian Dresses for women

The Salwar Kameez and Churidar set began as a comfortable and decent outfit for Indian women in Punjab and Kashmir. Today it is one of the most commonly uses clothing of women among the traditional clothes in India. The dress consists of pajama pants as salwar, which becomes tight to the waist and ankles. There is a kameez which is a long and wide dress, women during the festivals. Some uses churidar in place of the salwar and fits more tightly to the waist, hips and ankles. Fashion designers, through the use of eye-catching designs, embroidery and textures have made this team incredibly popular in India.

The Panche or Lungi is a long piece of fabric wrapped around the waist, which is one of the most popular among traditional Indian clothing. Lungi is mainly made of cotton and can sometimes be sewn to mimic a tube shape. Men and women wear clothing, especially on informal occasions and it is very colorful and prosperous. In the photo above, the Punjabi Hangra dances to the rhythm of Punjabi music wearing an Ungi as an undergarment.

Globalization and Westernization influence contemporary clothing in India. Sari is the most popular dress for Indian women.  Women also love salwar kameez and churidar. Other women also adopt Western dresses, such as skirts and jeans. Men in India, especially the working class, reserve traditional clothing for informal occasions and often wear Western clothing such as dresses, jeans and T-shirts.

Clothes for Men

The dhoti garment is the traditional dress for Indian men. The dhoti is a long seamless garment, mainly 5 meters long. This cloth is wear at the waist and ankles, with a knot at the waist. The dhoti people wear primarily with the kurta, the combination that is known as Kurta dhoti in eastern India. Usually South Indian people wear dhoti with a angavastram in the south. The set is formal and informal and becomes popular an elegant cultural symbol. The famous Indian freedom fighter, Mahatma Gandhi, always wore a dhoti on all public occasions, spreading this clothing across Indian borders.

Bandhgala is also known as Jodhpuri, and usually Indian men wear as traditional Indian dress. The costume is popular in Jodhpur because it is the origin state of Jodhpur during the British occupation. The dress is a Western style coat and trousers, but with Indian embroidery and design. Sometimes the set incorporates a vest. There is also suit jacket is primarily with buttons and a neck lining. It is the latest fashion of choice among traditional Indian clothing. The dress is worn for formal and informal occasions, and is widely popular in Bollywood films.

Angarkha was a former Indian court team, famous for its flexibility and ease. The dress consists of a top piece that overlaps on the right or left shoulder. The garment is short and people use on tops or jackets. The design, cut and texture of the garment vary with the region, and is most popular in Rajasthan and Gujarat. Sherwani is a traditional coat worn in India.