Shalwar kameez PHOTOS
Salwar Kameez is a type of clothing which is wears by both men and women but the only difference is that men mostly wear plain salwar kameez while women wear decorated one. The other difference is that women also use shawl or dupatta with salwar kameez to cover their head and neck to show respect to their elders. With the change in time, salwar kameez also gets more modern looks. Now a day’s salwar kameez become more fancy and stylish. Modern salwar kameez generally include stylish necklines, transparent fabrics, and daring cuts. These changes make salwar kameez a more fashionable outfit for all type of occasion such as wedding etc. Now a day’s women usually wear kameez over jeans, slim pants or leggings and a scarf or stole as a substitute for the dupatta for a different look.
Shalwar kameez (also spelled shalvar kameez, salwar kameez, or shalwar qameez); is a traditional dress worn by both women and men in South Asia and Afghanistan/Central Asia . Shalwar or salwar are loose pajama-like trousers. The legs are wide at the top, and narrow at the ankle. The kameez is a long shirt or tunic. The side seams (known as the chaak), left open below the waist-line, give the wearer greater freedom of movement.
SHALWAR KAMEEZSalwar kameez is made of a long tunic called a kameez and pajama-like trousers drawn tightly in at the waist using a draw string is called a salwar. A salwar suit is also accompanied by the dupatta.
Today the salwar kameez stands as the second most popular women’s dress in most parts of India. The popularity and comfort of the salwar kameez has reached such stupendous heights that most of the new breed designers have started channelizing a major portion of their creative abilities to give this ensemble a new look. Varying from the ethnic touch to the cocktail look, the salwar kameez has evolved to suit all occasions. What could be better and more creative than adaptation of designs and embroideries of various countries on salwar kameez. Salwar Kameezs are now entering the mainstream and the West is finally embracing it. Proof of that is the fact that celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and even former first lady Hilary Clinton wore Salwar Kameezs in some of the events that they've attended.