Though an Indian woman has a variety of dress options both formal and informal but when it comes to ethnic wear; Salwar Kameez and Sari undoubtedly top the list! The reason behind the growing popularity of these dresses is their availability in most beautiful, vibrant and unique colours that are blended with striking designs to offer grace & elegance.
Today we’ll delve deeper and explore the latest trends of Salwar Kameez and try to explore reasons behind their budding popularity.
How Did Salwar Kameez Came to India is Still Debatable!
There are no clear signs as to when Indian women started wearing Salwar Kameez. However, gradually it became so entrenched and well accepted in our society that it took a special place in almost every Indian women’s wardrobe.
Needless to say, with latest innovations and upcoming trends, this ethnic Indian wear has gone global. Today many Indian designers have come up with their premium range of Salwar-Kameez or Salwar-Suit as it is popularly called to suit every budget class and women type.
Originally this dress comprised of three elements- Kameez or the Kurta, the Salwar and the dupatta. Kurta was worn on the upper abdomen of the female’s body while the Salwar covered the lower portion of the body. Duppata used to float from left to right shoulder accessorizing the whole dress giving it a rich look and feel. Normally Salwar-Suit were available in either a single colour all over or twin colours and dupatta used to bear one of the colours of either Salwar or Kurta or both. Typical traditional Indian embroidery used to enhance the overall look and feel of Salwar-Kameez.
But the trends are changing fast!
Designer Salwar Kameez Are In
With designer Salwar Kameez, now there has been a complete revamp of this traditional Indian outfit. With choli cut neck lines and different border styles of Kurta, Salwar Kameez has really gone hi-tech. Exquisite motifs and anarkali designs amalgamated with wide range of sleeves have gone a step further to enhance the beauty of modern day kurtas. Vibrant and bright colours of the Indian dress have given them unique recognition making them an international outfit. Delhi girls love to try new designer styles of Salwar Kameez.
Traditional salwar too has taken different forms like Patiala salwar, Chudidaar salwar, Leggings, Palazzo or parallels. Though designer Salwar-Suits are a bit costly for the middle class Delhi women, yet their trendy style and unmatched beauty is what makes them a hot favourite!
Four metre cloth beautifully draped and stitched to form nice circular patterns at the back of the salwar offers marvelous look completely redefining the beauty and personality of Indian women! Similarly, tightly fitted chudidaar salwar worn with embroidered kameez, complete the beauty of this ethnic wear; while the parallels (salwar) resemble a form of English wear, trousers. This is gone a long way in making this ethnic wear a hot favourite of modern day Delhi girls and women.
Availability in many designs colours and styles; designer Salwar-Suits have attracted many foreign beauties towards it. It’s nothing but the magic of current mix and match culture of Salwar Kameez that has gained in much popularity and can be accredited to fashion culture of many Delhi girls.
How To Wear?
There is no set trend to wear Salwar-Kurta and either of them can be mixed and matched with their other counterparts. Now-a-days kurtas are also worn with jeans and Delhi girls like it a lot! Some young college girls prefer wearing designer Salwar-Suit without teaming it a dupatta; whereas, others love draping it with a heavy dupatta!
So, it’s always your choice, how and what you would prefer wearing which way. In fact, now-a-days short multicolored kurtas are much in the trend that goes very well with Palazzos, Patiala salwars and Jeans!
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