INDIAN TRADITIONAL ATTIRE FOR WOMEN:
The Lehenga/Ghagra choli is worn in the western part of India i.e. in Rajasthan and Gujarat. It is the core traditional attire of women during festivals ceremonies and weddings.
A Lehenga/Ghagra is a lose ankle length skirt worn with a Choli which is a kind of blouse. The outfit is incomplete without an odhini or a dupatta (Scarf) with intricate designs that compliment the outfit.
The salwar kameez is the second most popular Indian dress after Sari. This outfit has found its existence from the Islamic influences especially that of Arabic and Persian cultures. Salwar is a type of loose trouser worn with a loose kurta known as Kameez.
The Indian salwaar kameez, though originally the traditional wear of people living in the sindh province and the beautiful Kashmir region is a popular attire across India for the comfort and ease of movement it offers. Chudidar is popular attire across India; it is one of the popular variations of salwar kameez.
INDIAN TRADITIONAL ATTIRE FOR MEN:
DHOTHI AND LUNGI:
Dhoti is the most famous traditional attire of an Indian male. Dhoti is a 6 yards unstitched rectangular piece of white cloth which is wrapped around the waist, between the legs. Indian men are usually dressed up in dhotis at auspicious ceremonies and weddings. Dhoti is most commonly and widely worn by men of Bengal and southern India. The lungi is similar to dhothi and is worn by men in Punjab and southern parts of India.
SHERWANI AND KURTA PYJAMA:
Sherwani is the famous Indian wedding dress next to dhothi. It is a long coat like garment that extends down till the knees. It is elegant, exquisite, traditional and at the same time trendy. Kurta Pyjama which is a popular variation of sherwani, is yet another traditional form of attire of Indian men.