C. Salwar Kameez By Design
Salwar kameez by design are divided into the following categories:
· Traditional salwar suit
· Designer salwar suit
· Embroidered salwar suit
· Printed salwar suit
· Indo western salwar suit
· Bollywood salwar suit
1. Traditional Salwar Suit
The Salwar kameez is the second most popular Indian dress after saree and is gaining in popularity fast with the younger generation. The Indian salwar kameez too has had many design changes. The new designers have come up with great variations of the Salwar kameez. But then India is a country that believes in the traditional clothes. Inspite of new designs on salwar kameez, women community India still loves to wear traditional Indian Salwar Suit.
Not only the cut of the salwar kameez, but also the design and pattern makes a difference to the traditional salwar kameez. It is available in all kinds of fabric, colours, patterns and design.
Traditional salwar kameez includes intricate mirrorwork, bead work, zardozi, zari, dabka, kashmiri, kundan, chikankari, phulkari handwork in silver and golden threads and also floral prints and beautiful motifs in checks, rajasthani, batik, bandhej, jaipur and tie dye pattern which give the ethnic look.
2. Designer Salwar Suit
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. The Indian salwar kameez too has had many design changes. The new designers have come up with great variations of the Salwar kameez.
Designer Salwar suits have no parameters of creativity or it does not follow the rules of traditional parameters upto some extent. Designer Salwar Kameez may be the result of non-uniform creativity, unmatching imagination, odd combinations, uneven proportion, number of fabric but the results give the value to the community who wears it.
Designer Salwar suits implement work like uneven patches of different fabric on base fabric, resham embroidery, silver embroidery, golden embroidery, metal beads, real pearls, different shapes and curves, stylish cuts, buckles , wood beads, glass beads, glass work, lace work, net work with sexy looking linings showing the body underneath.
Fashion Designer follow blending concepts in terms of designs and patterns using a great combination of silk or cotton threads. Designer salwar kameez are ideal for marriage and party wear. Young girls who wish to make their own fashion style generally choose designer salwar kameez which is modern yet has the touch of Indian tradition. They make their own style to look different and unique.
3. Embroidered Salwar Suit
The embroidered salwar kameez made up of a comfortable fabric, can be worn in festivals or other celebrations. Feminine and graceful, the salwar kurta is decorated with embroidery and mirror work. The dupatta is also embroidered gorgeously.
The embroidered salwar suit can be divided into two categories:
- Hand Embroidered Salwar Suit Hand embroidered salwar kameez is a result of the efforts done by our craftsmen. In such type of salwar kameez, the embroidery work is embellished with threads. There are many decorative items that can be also embroided along with the thread like stars, beads, moti, gungroo, laces ,stones and jewels etc.
- Machine Embroidered Salwar Kameez
In machine embroidered salwar suit, the main component of embroidery is threads of different colors and fabric like cotton, polyester, silk, resham, silver, gold, etc. Machine embroidery has better look than the hand embroidered salwar kameez material.
Design patterns on embroidered salwar suit depend on some popular type of works such as:
- Embroidery work
- Patch work
- Floral work
- Lace work
- Bead work
Embroidered salwar kameez in vibrant colours, patterns, fabric are always attractive. While the heavy embroidered ones are preferred during marriage and other celebrations, the light embroidered ones give a very graceful look.
4. Printed Salwar Suit
One of the most prominent methods to decorate any fabric is to get them printed. Indian salwar kameez are one of the most successful evergreen attire of Indian sub-continent. Indian salwar kameez suits are available in many types. One of the most famous and common type of salwar suit is the Printed salwar kameez. Printed salwar kameezes have won lot of appreciation in the fashion market.
Printed salwar suit look good in fabrics cotton, silk, georgette, chiffon, crepe, handloom, etc.
Printed salwar kameezes have a lot of interesting patterns. Tie and Dye print is in fashion trend. Block print, flowery print, paisely design print, geometrical, abstract prints, ornamental designs are some of the prints used in making lady salwar suit.
Various methods of printing like direct printing, resist printing and screen-printing are practiced in India. It is not necessary that both salwar and kameez have to be printed. Sometimes either of them is printed. Most time it is the kameez, which is printed, and the salwar is in contrast color. Printed Salwar suit is available both in stitched and unstitched forms. Available in various styles, patterns and colors, the printed salwar kameez is soft and classy in looks. Printed salwar suits give an attractive look to anyone who wears it.