Types of Indian and Pakistani Clothes
With so many options out there, it can be overwhelming or confusing if you’re not sure what different pieces are. With fashion evolving and new styles being introduced it can be hard to keep it all straight. So we have a requested the expertise of CoutureNyou to write a post for all of our Shaadi Bazaar readers.
Being a Bride is a once in a lifetime experience for every woman. It becomes important to make it even more special by mean of best Apparel and Jewelery. Saree easily comes first as apparel for an Indian bride. A saree is an unstitched cloth worn by females ranging from 4 to 9 yards in length that is draped over a body in various styles which is native to the Indian subcontinent.
Most of the wedding sarees are usually bright colors like Red, Pink , purples etc. These sarees are highly embroidered with gold and silver threads. Wedding embroidered sarees are usually of North Indian Banarsi style and south Indian Kanjivaram sarees.
Bridal Lehengas are a very important part of a Bridal Trousseau. These Lehengas are available not only in hues of red but also in other colors. Sequins, aari, cutdana, zari,beads, resham, booti, dori, dumka, kasab, patch, sitara and Kundan are the few of many types of elaborate work which could be employed in the lehenga meant for special occasions.
The silhouette in the lehenga for bride are well matched with their color and embroidery designs. Fish cut pattern, straight cut,A line cut and flares are the popular cut patterns
in bridal lehenga.
Lachcha is also very popular among Indian Brides. It is a form of lehenga with a long blouse which sits below your hips. Lachchas are available in different fabrics like silk, georgette, crepe, net, satin, brocade, and chiffon. Convenient to wear andeasy to manage even if it is very heavy. The color, craft and ability to customize are some of the plus points that go in favor of this beautiful and gorgeous attire- It is a must in a Bride’s wardrobe.
The Sharara is a very popular dress among the new generation. The charm of this outfit gives a mesmerizing look to the wearer. This trendy dress is fitted till the knee and big flare from the knee onward, providing a full skirt like look. A short or a long blouse is worn with these matching pants. It is also worn with a dupatta. A ghagra is similar but the pants are full so that it gives the illusion of a skirt.
Salwar kameez is an outfit that has three pieces – a salwar , a kameez and a dupatta. A salwar resembles loose pajama pants and it is drawn tightly at the waist then it tapers at the ankles. The kameez forms the upper part of the outfit, it is a top that goes over the salwar and it is of knee length. Some women even use a long scarf with salwar kameez and this scarf is called a Dupatta. Some women use dupatta as a stylish accessory and some women use it to cover their head in the presence of elders or while visiting temples. The photo shown is an anarkali suit which is a type of salwaar kameez.