Pakistani Women Wear


Pants and tucked in his waist, and held in Rabat, or even an elastic band. Pants are too wide and loose, or it can be very narrow and made of pieces of cloth on the bias. In the latter case they are known as churidar. Usually be cut kameez straight and flat, and ancient Indian use traditional cuts, as shown in the illustration, modern kameez are more European-inspired group, in the sleeves. Khayyat, taste and skill are usually not reflected in the overall reduction, but in the form of the neck and Indian decoration.

When women wear pants kameez, and usually wears a long scarf or shawl called Dupatta around the head or neck. Muslim women, and Dupatta is a less stringent alternative to the chador or burqa (see hijab and veil). To Sikhs, Hindus, women (especially from northern India, where kameez trousers is the most popular), and Dupatta is useful when the head must be covered, as is the case in the temple or the presence of elders. For other women, and Dupatta is just a stylish accessory that can be worn over one shoulder or wrapped around the chest and both shoulders.

Modern versions of the feminine Salwar kameez can be much less modest than traditional versions. The kameez may be cut with a plunging neckline, sewn into the fabric transparent, or pattern designs in sleeveless or cap sleeves. The kameez side seams may be split high up to the waist and can be worn with pants hung low on the hips. When women wear semi-transparent salwar (mostly as a party dress), she was wearing Choli cropped T-shirt or below.

Wear, also known as "Punjabi suit," in Great Britain and Canada. In Britain, especially during the past two decades, the garment has been transformed from everyday clothes worn by South Asian migrant women from the Punjab in the mainstream, and even high-fashion, appeal.

Kurti kurta or

T-shirt, or kameez qamiz, and derives its name from qamis Arabic.

A kurta (or Corti, a shorter version of the kurta) is a traditional dress worn in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. It is either a loose shirt just above or somewhere below the knees of the user, and worn by men and women together. And can be worn with a dhoti, loose trousers, pants, trousers, churidar, jeans, and a copy of the tight trousers. Hats worn by both as clothing and uniforms.

Women in the West prefer to wear hats and shirts imported cheap price, usually over a pair of jeans. These hats are usually much shorter than the traditional clothing is provided with lighter weight materials, such as those used in sewing kameez. Imported hats were fashionable in the years 1960 and 1970, as an element of hippie fashion, fell from favor recently, and are now back in fashion. South Asia could also be that women wear this adaptation in the south-west Asia fashion.

Official hats are usually made specifically tailors in South Asia, who work with the content of their clients. South Asians overseas, and Westerners, and can be purchased in stores that sell clothes South Asia or order from retailers on the Internet.

The traditional kurta is composed of a rectangular piece of cloth with perhaps through the inclusion of a few, and are cut so as not to leave the tissue injury. Usually the cut is simple, although decorative treatments can be extended.

Traditional kurta sleeves located directly on the wrist, and not so tight, such as many of the features of Western sleeves. Sleeves are not bound, just hemmed and decorated.

Front and back of the piece is simple kurta are also rectangular. Side seams are left open for 6.12 cm above the hem, and to allow some time for ease of movement.

The kurta usually open in front, and some methods, but the button on the shoulder seam. Open the front is often an integral part of a crack in the fabric, tied or buttoned at the top, but some of the hats Plackets cracks. And may be focused on opening the chest, or positioned off center.

The traditional kurta has no collar. Modern versions feature stand-up collars of the type known tailors and seamstresses as "Mandarin" Coller. This is the same type collars to monitor achkan, Hervanis and Nehru jackets.


Churidar, churidar pajamas or more correctly, are tightly appropriate pants worn by men and women in South Asia and Central Asia. It is a variant of the Joint trousers trousers. Trousers are cut wide at the top and narrow at the ankle. Churidar narrow quickly, even features of the station to the light. They are usually cut on the bias (at an angle of 45 degrees to the grain of the fabric), which makes them naturally extensible. Stretching it is important when you close the pants manner. It is also longer than the station with the completion of the appropriate cut and tightly buttoned up slap in the ankle. Excess length is located in the folds and looks like a collection of bracelets in the comfort of the ankle (hence 'churidar "," Churi ": bangle,' House ': like). If the carrier, and additional material is the ease of" "which allows the legs to bend and sit comfortable. the word "churidar" is from Hindi and English on its way only in century 20th. [1] Earlier, the tight churidar appropriate, such as wearing pants trousers in India mentioned the British and the Mongols, the long download, or download the mosquito [2] .

Usually worn with churidar salwar (installation of more than a T-shirt) by women or kurta (a loose shirt) by the man, or they can be part of the Task Force repulsed and skirt, as shown in the illustration of the 19th century Indian women wearing churidar with blocking transparent and overskirt. Kathak dancers dressed in traditional northern India, still wear churidar skirt with wide and narrow, and is repulsed when dancers turn around, you can distinguish between the parameters of bone is - as we have seen in many Bollywood films with Kathak dance.


Dupatta / Chunari / Punjabi "Chunni" is a long scarf which is necessary to fit with many of the women in South Asia. Some of the "fit Dupatta" includes kameez trousers, suits and trousers, and kurta. Dupatta and also to wear the uniform lehenga Hindu or ghaghra - Choli. Dupatta and long a symbol of humility in the South Asian dress. It is usually worn over both shoulders. However, Dupatta can also be worn on the head and trunk as a whole. And materials necessary for Dupatta vary according to the suit: cotton, Georgette, silk, chiffon, and more than that. Other names for Dupatta is chunri, chunni and jewelry [particularly in Bangladesh] (sometimes abbreviated to 'Uni' by many Gujaratis).

There are different ways to wear on Dupatta stitched. If he has his head wrapped in a traditional style, it is usually worn with the middle part of Dupatta resting on his chest like a garland with the parties thrown at each shoulder of each. When resting Dupatta is worn with trousers site - kameez is allowed to flow pass the front and rear.

Use Dupatta certainly has been subject to shift with the passage of time. In the current situation, and Dupatta and often draped over a shoulder, and even more than the poor. Another recent trend is a short Dupatta often seen with India, hats and Western clothes. Basically, Dupatta often treated as a partner in the existing urban fashion. However, Dupatta and remains an integral part of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and clothing.
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