Any embroidered salwar kameez consists of 3 main parts- the kurti, the lose pajama and the dupattas. The kurti is your long top that covers almost the entire upper body. The pajama is the piece of cloth that you wear to cover the legs, while the dupattas is that long piece of cloth that is used as a stole over the dress.

ethnic salwar kameez

Today women wear embroidered salwar kameez in many different ways.

The Short Kurta

In the last decade, the short kurta has become very popular among young women because they can easily be worn almost everywhere and look trendy enough. The kurta is shorter than a traditional kurta and ends just a few inches below the waist. You can pair it up with a jeans or a trouser as well.

The Indo Western Style

There are also certain combinations of Indian and western styles. Salwar kameez made in this fashion look very stylish and smart. Here the pajama is not used and is replaced with a well fitting pant or legging.

Churidar Kurta

The churidar kurta is one of the most popular types worn by women and is not limited to any particular age group. The ethnic style of this dress item is preferred by middle aged women as well. The embroidered salwar kameez with a churidar kurta comes in many printed designs or can be worn plain depending on the occasion.

Anarkali style

A royal look can be achieved with Anarkali styled salwar kameez. In weddings we can easily spot a lot of women wearing this type of dress. This dress has its roots in the Mughal era and consists of layers of stitches and looks like a frock.