Shalwar Kameez

Shalwar Kameez (Dress)

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The term Pakistani clothing refers to the ethnic clothing that is typically worn by individuals in the country of Pakistan and by the people of Pakistani origin. Pakistani clothes express the culture of Pakistan, the demographics of Pakistan and cultures from the Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Pashtun and Kashmir regions of the country. Dress in each regional culture reflect weather conditions, way of living and distinctive style which gives it a unique identity among all cultures.[1] Pakistani Clothing 

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subcontinent: Pakistan subcontinent
Country: Pakistan
Area: All Over Pakistan
Type: Dress
Sex: Male and Female
National Dress: Pakistan
Other Names: Trousers & Tunic
Represent By: Quid-e-azam
Types: Sherwani & Kurta ......
Traditional Shalwar Kameez: long and loose-fitting


Description

Shalwar Kameez

Shalwar Kameez

The salwar kameez is a traditional outfit worn by Pakistani Men and women. It comprises a pair of trousers known as the salwar and a tunic called the kameez. Traditionally, the salwar trousers are tailored to be long and loose-fitting with narrow hems above the ankles that are stitched to look like cuffs. Pakistan's  men also wear the salwar, but they pair their trousers with a shorter tunic known as the kurta, which is the male version of the kameez.[2] The traditional dress of  -   pakistan The salwar kameez is usually paired with a long, sheer fabric scarf or shawl known as a dupatta, which is either draped across the neck or over the head. Decorative patterns may also be embroidered around the neckline, sleeves, hems and side slits of the outfit.

National Dress

Shalwar Kameez

Shalwar Kameez

The shalwar came from pashtoon culture the kameez came from punjabi\sariki culture so quid-e-azam said lets make a dress that represent merger and union of two cultures and he asked fatimah jinnah his sister to wear one too and so it came into existence and was made national dress of Pakistan as it was modest and was symbol of unity between provinces.[3] National dress of Pakistan as it - was modest

Sherwani

Shalwar Kameez

Shalwar Kameez

A sherwani is a long garment which resembles an Achkan and it is very popular among men in Pakistan. It is famous as a wedding outfit. A sherwani signifies the rich traditional fashion style of Pakistan as it is a traditional outfit of Pakistani  men. It signifies elegance and style.[4] It signifies elegance and style - of pakistan A sherwani is worn over a kurta and the lower part of the dress consist a churidar pyjama or a salwar. Sometimes, a dhoti can also be used in place of pyjama with a sherwani. A scarf is also used which is draped over one or both the shoulders. Sherwani is now famous as a wedding outfit and it has always been popular as an outfit which can be worn on formal events. The sherwani signified dignity and etiquette of the nobility.the sherwani is worn on formal occasions and it is the national dress of Pakistan for men. A sherwani carries a regal feel.

Kurta

A kurta is a kind of loose shirt which is also a traditional form of clothing worn in some countries like  Pakistan . But it is gaining popularity in western countries as well as it is a very comfortable outfit. A kurta can be worn by both the genders i.e. by both men and women. A traditional kurta is a very comfortable outfit and is made from rectangular pieces of fabric. The front and the back pieces of a simple traditional kurta are rectangular. Also, sleeves falls straight to the wrist in a traditional kurta and the sleeves do not narrow down in a traditional kurta. A traditional kurta do not even have a collar and the neck is normally round. [5] A traditional kurta is a very -   comfortable

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