What better way to flaunt your desi looks than by adorning a glamorous and vibrant Punjabi dress? The famous Punjabi suits or Salwar suits are the traditional attire worn by women in the Punjab region. The traditional Punjabi suits consists of a three-part clothing - a short shirt type fitted tunic or kameez worn over a pair of baggy and loose fitted trousers secured at the waist known as salwar and a matching long scarf or dupatta. The scarf is usually draped over the left shoulder and tied under the right. The modern designer Punjabi suits have retained the original style of the outfit along with some stylish and chic innovations which makes it one of the favorite traditional attire of the modern Indian woman.
The Punjabi salwar kameez has a more or less simple and sleek design with a knee length, fitted tunic that is adorned with intricate needlework known as Phulkari. Other types of embellishments such as intricate sequin work, gota, zari, beads, stone and lace work in also common. The speciality of Punjabi Salwar suits lies in the design of the salwar. The distinguishing Characteristics of an authentic Punjabi salwar suit is the type of salwar that is provided with the kameez. A traditional Punjabi kameez is usually paired with a flowing and pleated Patiala salwar also known as the “Pattianwalee salwar”. This salwar type has its roots in the city of Patiala in the northern region of Punjab. The Patiala is a royal dress that is stitched with numerous pleats which give it a baggy and voluminous look. Such salwar requires the double length of dress material compared to normal salwar. Like other traditional salwar, the Patiala salwar too is secured at the waist by drawstrings. It is paired with a short, body-hugging tunic that makes it an absolutely comfortable wear for all seasons.
The elegant and classy Punjabi suits collection from Lashkaraa is specially designed for multipurpose use. The suave and smart cotton suits are the ideal choice for the working women of today who like to keep it stylish and chic without compromising on comfort, whereas the gorgeous silk and georgette Punjabi suits featuring heavy embroidery and embellishments are the best choice for traditional ceremonies and occasions, and it stands as the perfect substitute for a saree.
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