Ghararas are in vogue currently and women cannot have enough of this beautiful designer ethnic wear. A gharara design consists of a kurta, a dupatta and wide-legged pants that flare dramatically from the knees. It is a traditional luknawi outfit and women prefer to wear this high-on glam outfit for festivities such as Eid and weddings. The cuts are feminine and utterly fetching. That the style is in vogue can be found out by the fact that models are sashaying down the ramp in this trendy yet traditional apparel, gharara suit. Also, tinsel town beauties are adding this to their designer repertoire with a stylish flourish.
Origin of Gharara
Women of the Mughal era shone in the elegant and resplendent gharara. Mughal women preferred to wear the gharara dress for royal occasions. These gharara pants originated in Uttar Pradesh also called the Awadh region. The gharara pants reprised its fashion fervour in the 1970s and 80s and it was largely due to the influx of Bollywood movies. While it was always there in vogue it kind of took a back seat in the late ’80s and saw a rise in the trend in recent years. Popular film actresses had much to do with the style resurgence.
Design Experimentation with the Designer Gharara Style
The pajamas or trousers underwent a lot of experimentation, so you see a lot of variations in the pajama-like trousers. The bottom wear Farshi pajama is loose on the thighs and the ruching is a few inches below the knee, where the flare begins and almost skims the floor. Thus the name Farshi, (floor).
These ethnic styles are enhanced with beautiful designs such as intricate zari, stones, thread, sequins, zardosi and beads work. The Mughal era saw the rise of the pure gold and silver work on these ensembles. The fabrics most commonly used for making shararas and ghararas are silk, chiffon, net, velvet, rayon and cotton blends.
You will get the most stylish dresses in their chic and snazzy avatar. Fashion designers and artisans at Lashkaraa are revving up their skills to add the ultra-glam touch to these styles.
If you are looking at a glam and trendy substitute to the tried-tested lehenga choli, anarkali suits, sarees, salwar suitsethi et al, this wedding season, then gift yourself a beautiful gharara. The latest gharara designs can be worn by different body types. So, whether you are curvy or petite, you can make the most of this style by enhancing your curves beautifully. Also, you can decide the size of your kurta according to your whim. Many women prefer to wear short kurtis or crop tops with their gharara, to let your stylish gharara do all the talking. But many tinsel town beauties prefer to wear a longer version of the kurtas and this adds a certain degree of elegance to their look.
Lashkaraa offers a beautiful and snazzy collection of gharara designs. They come in bright and bold colors and even alluring pastel shades. Give a different spin to your traditional get up and let this charming and bewitching traditional ensemble steal the show.
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