Saturday, May 2, 2015

Men and women clothing in India

Clothing in India varies from region to region depending on the ethnicity, geographical location, climate of that are and cultural and traditions of the people of that area. Historically, men and women clothing are different from each other. According to history it has evolved from simple Langotas, and loincloths to cover the body.  To elaborate costumes not only used in daily wear but also for important festivals and special occasions and as well as rituals and dance performances. In some urban areas of India, western clothing is common and uniformly worn by people of all generation. India also has a great diversity in terms of weaves, fibers, colors and material of clothing. Color codes are followed in clothing based on the religion and ritual concerned.

Traditional clothing of women in india are:

    Sari: A sari is a traditional female garment in the Indian subcontinent. The sari is a strip of unstitched cloth, ranging from four to nine meters in length that is draped over the body in various styles which gives very beautiful design to it.

Indian traditional handloom silk sarees online

   Ghagra Choli or lehenga choli : A Ghagra Choli or a Lehenga Choli is the traditional clothing of women in Rajasthan and Gujarat. In Punjabis also women wear them and they are used in some of their folk dances.

    Mundum Neriyathum: Mundum Neriyathum is the oldest type or ancient form of the sari which covered only the lower part of the body, this is a traditional dress of women in Kerala, South India.

Traditional clothing of men in India are:

Dhoti: A dhoti is traditional cloth of India. It is four to six feet long white or color strip of cotton. Basically men in villages like to wear dhoti very much. Other traditional men wears of India are Panche or Lungi and Sherwani.

So these are some discussion about Indian cloths and men and women’s choice of cloths in India.  

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