Embroidered Indian ghagra choli is immensely popular round the globe. It is
one of the oldest form of Indian lehenga choli developed since the times of
tribals and nomads as well as royal people of ancient times. Even today, the
traditional dress for women in Rajasthan and Gujarat is the lehenga choli or
ghagra choli. While the tribal and rural women preferred the embroidered
lehenga choli made up of cotton fabric decorated with embroidery and mirror
work, women belonging to royal families afford more intricate brocade,
tanchoi and heavy satins even with real gold and silver embroidery, studded
with precious stones.
Any lehenga whether silk, crepe, cotton, georgette gets an enhanced look
with embroidery. The simple thread embroidered ghagras are popular and can
be worn on festivals or other celebrations. But, for wedding and other
formal occasions, heavy embroidered ghagras are preferred.
Embroidered ghagras are famous for their royal look and rich feel. Indian
embroidered ghagras or lehengas comes in different styles and designs.
Indian Embroidered lehengas in
- gota patti,
- zari, gold & silver threads work,
- zardosi embroidery,
- kundan and dubka work
give a collection of embroidered lehengas which are preferred for
wedding and any formal occasion. The highlight of the embroidered lehenga or
ghagra choli is vibrant colour contrasts, rich patterns and sparkling mirror
work. Exquisitely styled and intricately embroidered, this traditional
costume has entered the world of high fashion.