Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Latest Punjabi suits

Latest Punjabi suits from India comes in a variety of colors and designs. These suits are usually very colorful i.e have darker tones and very heavy embroideries. Traditional punjabi suits are very beautifully designed with traditional embroideries like phulkari etc.
Though ‘Punjabi suit’, commonly referred to, as’ Salwar kameez’ is the traditional attire of the women of Punjab, it is equally popular among the women of South Central Asia.
It has gained the status of being a very comfortable outfit and has risen in the popularity chart of garments suitable for many occasions, amongst women of all age groups and sizes.

A suit is a three- piece outfit consisting of a kameez, salwar and a dupatta. Traditionally a kameez is a long sleeved, knee length flowing kurta. It has side seams that are left open below the naval. It is also known as a tunic. Salwar is a garment in which legs are wide at the top and narrow at the bottom. The legs are pleated at the waist in to a waistband. A drawstring or an elastic belt is used to fasten it around the waist. It is very comfortable to wear giving enough room for leg movement. Dupatta also known as an odhani is a long scarf or shawl generally worn around the neck or over the head. It is also worn across both shoulders. A salwar, kameez looks incomplete without it.
A Punjabi suit forms an integral part of not only the day- to-day wear, but is also apt for parties, weddings, festivals and various other occasions. It is a user-friendly garment suitable for all seasons and all occasions. It is an indispensable garment, a must have for all women wardrobes. Today the designers with there creativity combined with talent have reinvented the Punjabi suits in its different avatars.

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