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Indian Style Attire

Posted on 2017-06-21

Clothing in India depends on topography, local cultural customs, traditions, and climate. It can differ from region to region.

Usually, Indian people clothing roots back to plain Langotis and loincloths (one-piece piece of clothing kept in place by a belt). They were mostly worn on a daily source or on such joyful occasions as dance presentations and various customs.

Today western clothing is commonly worn by Indian people of all social stratums. India is well-known for its graceful diversity of fibers, weaves, fabrics and colours of traditional clothing. Moreover, clothing colour codes followed by some people are based on the ritual and religion anxieties. For example, Hindu women typically wear white-colour clothes to signify mourning.

Woman's fashion

As we already stated, Indian woman's clothing vary greatly depending on the religion, climate and local culture. Indian sarees and Gagra cholis are regard as traditional clothing for women in the east and north, south women usually wear sarees.

Sarees made out of silk material are regard as the most graceful. Being the capital city of Maharashtra state, Bombay, also called as Mumbai, is one of India's style capitals. Women favour wearing a saree, a long piece of colourful outlined cloth, draped over a plain blouse. Such forehead adornment as Bindi is considered a part of women's customary make-up. Indo-western clothing presents the enthralling mix of Sub continental and Western fashion. This mix gives origin to gamchha, mundum neriyathum, Khara Dupatta, dupatta, huridar, kurta, sherwani and so on.

Traditional Saree enchanting

Being a female outfit in the Indian subcontinent, a traditional saree is an disentangled cloth, 4-9 meters in length, that wraps over the body in a great diversity of styles. Do you already know which fashion works better for you? Sambalpuri saree from East? Or you favour mysore silk of Karnataka from South? Maybe your best option would be paithani from West? Or Banarasi sari from North?

As a regulation the saree is worn over a petticoat, with a backless or halter neck chic blouse. Sarees are generally known with diverse names in different places. For example, In Kerala white saris with golden borders, called kavanis, are worn on special functions. Plain white saris worn everydays are called as mundus. In Tamil Nadu saris are known as pudavai, but in Karnataka, they are known seere.