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In earlier times, Salwar kameez was worn by women in north India. The convenience and elegance of the dress is liked so much that now it has become the regular dress of most Indian women. The other reason for its popularity is the plethora of the fabrics, prints, designs and fashions that the salwar kameez can adapt to.

Salwar kameez types

Simple salwar kameez is worn as a daily wear as it is convenient and needs minimal maintenance. The loose fitting Patiala salwars have the waist tied with string. Patiala salwar suit has pleats that taper at the lower end. Parallel salwar is a mix of the western pant and salwar and has elastic band at the waist. It is worn with a short top. Churidar salwar has extra-long pant length that gathers at the ankle while the upper part is loose fitting. Sharara Salwar has wide legs looking like a skirt. Boot cut salwars have large flairs at the ankle. Anarkali salwar suits is a Moghul inspired style suit which has a frock like top that has a large flair.

The dupatta

The salwar suits is not complete without a dupatta or chunni. It is a light cloth worn on the shoulders or to cover the head. The dupattas usually come with eye catching designs and colors with decorations of all kinds. They may have laces, embroidery or sequined and have zari borders, thread work or beads. It is worn in many styles to enhance the beauty of the wearer.

Designer salwar suits

Specially made for wearing during celebrations and festivities, the designer salwar suits dresses come in a gamut of colors, designs and styles. The latest style is the Anarkali salwar suits that are making waves everywhere. They are aesthetically attractive and make the wearer look fabulous. Richly decorated with sequins and zari, they add glamour to the whole dress. Bollywood stars have worn the Anarkali salwar suits in films and on occasions like premiers and award functions. The umbrella pattern of the top usually made with shiny material with the upper part snugly fitting up and the skirt like lower part opens with a large flair.

Anarkali salwar kameez is usually worn for parties as they add elegance and style. Designers come up with gorgeous pieces with silk, satin, chiffon and other shiny materials with rich embellishments to make them unique and special. Online stores display numerous varieties of these dresses in an organized manner for shoppers to choose the best that suits them.

Source by Abhishek Talwar

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