Thursday, October 11, 2007
Folk dress refers to the basic element of a country's culture and craft, closely tied with its whole history. Folk dress often come in two forms, one for daily wear and the other for the auspicious or formal occasion. Folk dress have a sensuous texture that provides extreme comfort and relax.
Enormous variety of traditional folk dress are available with us. These folk dresses generally worn on some special occasions which conforms an elegant look to the wearer. As wide range of folk dress are available in different texture, designs and colors the demand for these has risen manifold. Folk dress come in various designs and patterns, and are made using premium quality material that add to their quality.
A kurta is a traditional piece of clothing worn in India. Pajamas are usually loose fitting and designed for comfort, using softer materials such as cotton, silk or satin. Kurta Pyjama together as a clothing wear originated from Northern India and has become a common traditional wear. The kurta is often long, by about a few inches below the knee, accompanied by fitted narrow pants also called pajama.
It is a perfect garment to wear for lighter occasions like the ring ceremony, and other small ceremonies and get together in the family.A wide range of large varieties of traditional Indian kurta pajamas are easily searchable on our catalogs. These kurta-pajamas are suitable for special occasions as well as regular use.
One can very well make a selection from silk, polysilk or cotton fabric and a variety of colors and embroidered designs. You can feel instant comfort in this wear. It also serves as a traditional evening wear for men and women. Sometimes its meant to give hours of relaxation after a hard day's work.
A ghagra is a pleated skirt and is worn with a long or short, stitched and fitted blouse (the choli). The ghagra is secured at the waist and leaves the back and midriff bare. Ghagra choli is also worn with a dupatta, a 2.5 meters of light transparent material usually georgette. The dupatta is worn like a scarf or veil. Ghagra choli or Lehenga choli is one of the ancient clothing in which Indian sub - continent holds supremacy.
The bride’s clothes are usually typical of the area. In different parts of India, brides wear different kinds of ghagra choli with different adornments. In modern times ghagra choli or lehenga choli are exotic Indian clothing with embroidery using stones, kundan, zari, crystals, kori, resham, mirrors, sequins and some times real gold threads.
Some designers use intricate brocade, tanchoi and heavy satins even with real gold and silver embroidery, studded with precious stones. Like the ghagra choli the dupatta also has embroidery. The ghagra or lehenga or sharara as it is sometimes called comes in different fittings.