Latest Designs Of Punjabi Suits Biography
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Punjabi Salwar Kameez - Punjabi salwar kameez, the name comes from Punjab an Indian state in the north western region of India. This salwar kameez is worn in Punjab are also known as punjabi salwar kameez.Punjabi women are very fond of bright colors so the they wear bright colored Salwar kameez and dupatta. The punjabi suit consists of an upper known as Kameez, Dupatta which is a peice of cloth worn around the neckand lower know as salwar. The Salwar is comfortably loose around the waist till the ankle making it a very comfortable dress. The bright printed colors or heavy embroidery of stones, sequins and beads is a must on an punjabi suit.
Silk Salwar Kameez - The Silk Salwar Kameez is never out of fashion as its the fabric for special occasion like wedding, ceremonies, party or even get to gathers. The silk salwar kameez gives a very rich look to the dress due to its shine. The silk used in salwar kameez has started coming in various combination besides pure silk like Chiffon silk, pure silk, satin silk, paper silk, crepe silk and tussar silk.
Wedding Salwar Kameez - Wedding Salwar Kameez are heavy salwar kameez which means they have lot of hand embroidery all over salwar kameez including the kameez, salwar and the sleeves. The work is mainly of beads, sequin and stones. The work is similar to jaal work or is completely filled up. One wedding salwar kameez takes an hand embroidery person many days to make as the work is so detailed and intrinsic. The wedding salwar kameez gets the name not only due to the hand work involved in it but since due to its heavy work it can be worn in wedding and other functions.
Bridal Salwar Kameez - The bridal salwar kameez is worn by a bride on her weeding day or prior to the wedding day on a ceremony. This salwar kameez is normally in pink or red color due to the auspicious occasion. The salwar kameez is heavily done up with hand embroidered work in stones and other material.There are many different styles and designs of the Salwar Kameez for women. Fabrics used for Salwar Kameez include Cotton, Silks, Muslins, Brocades, Velvets, Organzas, Wool broadcloth; the patterns include, Block-printed, Kalamkari, Ikkat, Patola, Deccan himroo, Batik, Bandhani, Leheriya, Khadi; the types of embroidery include, Applique or Phoolpatti, Bagh, Badla, Abhla or Shisha, Resham, Sitara, Jaali, Tambour, Zardozi, Zari, Aari, Phulkari, Chikankari, Kashmiri kashida, Soof, Gota, Ahir, Kantha, Katiawari, Kutchi, Sindhi, Sozani or Dorukha, and the popular styles of today include the following:
Punjabi – Consists of a loose fitting Salwar, straight cut Kameez and a long scarf called Dupatta or Chunni.
Churidar – A semi fitted snug ruffled Salwar or narrow Salwar worn with dress-like Kameez and Duppata.
Patiala Style – A very baggy Salwar, regular Kameez and matching Dupatta.
Trouser Suits – A short Kameez called Kurti and paired with narrow straight cut Salwar.
Anarkali – A Kameez with snug empire waist bodice with a panelled and flared skirt piece attached to it and paired with Churidar style or Salwar style trousers.
Afghani – A multi panelled Kzmeez that looks like a Chador paired with very baggy Salwar which has an embroidered cuff called ‘ponchay’ at the ankles and looks like harem pants.
Anghrakha Style – Kameez has an overlapped front in its bodice often worn with Cchuridar style trousers and transparent Duppata.
Ready to Wear – Salwar Kameez made in standard measurements which can be mixed and matched. The 3 parts of the outfit can be mixed and matched to achieve fashionable combinations.
The Salwar Kameez is hugely popular in the fashion scene around the world today. Western designers are taking inspiration from the Indian and Pakistani Salwar Kameez styles for their hybrid designs. Non-ethnic women are wearing the contemporary styles and Western stores are stocking them to attract customers looking for comfort and style.