Punjabi Dress Biography
Punjabi Salwars also have an impact of the Hindi film industry and popularized by a particular actress or by a film. These filmi Punjabi suits make a desirable impression without hurting your purse. Materials like cotton, chiffon, georgette, silk are used in these clothes, so that one could use them according to the climatic conditions. There are Punjabi Salwars meant for temple wear as well. While buying online, one has more exposure to Punjabi suits than while personally shopping at a shop. Latest developments are more obvious this way.
Punjabi Suit is normally worn with chunni or dupatta. Kameez is the upper part of the combination of Salwar, Kameez and Dupatta. Traditional Kameez is normally long upto knee with wide circumference (Gher) and with full sleeves. It is almost fully covered from the back as back neck line depth like 2”-3" and medium low at the front like 6”-7" as front neck line depth. It is wide or broad at neck like 6”-7" to put the head inside for wearing the Kameez.
The upper part of the Punjabi Suit has different fittings, neck styles, sleeves style, sleeves length, bottom circumference measurements and cuts.
The Salwar part is a bottom part of the Punjabi Suit. Traditionally it is wide from top. It has 4 to 5 inches belt attached to the rest part of the salwar that is pleated. Upper part of the Belt has tunnel for drawstring. Normally the traditional salwar size from top at waist area is almost double the actual waist size to make it comfortable to wear. Salwar has big room at the thigh area for comfortness. Salwar has almost double bottom size as the circumference of the ankle so as to make proper space for the feet to put inside for wearing.
Punjabi Suit is famous for its comfort and look not only in India but all over the world Shalwar Khameez with Dupatta
Salwar Kameez is also known Shalwar Khameez. Salwar is a loose Trouser. Kameez is a loose long Tunic worn over the Salwar. Salwar Kameez is spelled in many different ways such as, Shalwar Qameez, Salwaar Kamiz, and Salvaar Kamis.
Salwar Kameez traces its origins to the Mongols and was once considered a Muslim Dress. Shalwar Khameez is a traditional garment worn by the people of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. It is worn by both men and women due its modesty with Muslim values, comfort and freedom of movement. Differences exist between Men’s and Women’s Salwaar Kameez.
Men’s Salwar Kameez
Men’s Salwar Kameez is also known as Salwar Kurta. Salwar a loose flowing Pants/ Trousers narrowing down to the ankle with a draw string at waist to adjust to different waist sizes. Kurta for men is straight cut long shirt/ tunic with slits at sides to facilitate easy movement, is worn over the Salwar.
Women’s Salwar Kameez Suit
Women’s Salwar Kameez Suit consists of Salwar, Kameez and Dupatta. Shalwar Khameez with Shawl
Shalwar is a loose flowing pants narrowing down to the ankle. It has a wide band measuring about 7-8 inches from waist to hips with gathers that at the hip line. A draw string at waist or elastic band helps to adjust to different waist sizes.