Known by many names ghagra choli, chanya choli, lehenga, lachcha--all
meaning a long skirt and blouse to go with it--these have become very
popular among the fashion conscious Indian women, expecially for weddings.
Lachcha is also one of the most favoured dress for the wedding. A common and
popular dress among the Muslim community, now even the Hindu and Christian
Community are opting for it as a wedding dress. Lacha, Lachchas with choli
are quite common in Punjabi weddings.
Fabric in Lachcha
Lachchas are available in different fabrics like
Lacha/Lachchas have different type of work done on them like embroidery or
mirror work. Wearing a heavy and trendy lachcha for a big function is
catching on now. Most brides wear ghagra for their wedding engagement,
mehndi function and the reception. The work that is done on the ghagras or
lachchas is elaborate and very intricate, at times. Zardosi, in-laid with
stones, antique and gold work or sequins on them form part of the
embroidery. When it is a part of a bridal collection there is a lavish use
of gold and antique threads.
Convenient to wear, easy to manage even if it is very heavy, colour, craft
and custom made are some of the plus points that go in favour of this
beautiful and gorgeous attire-- it is a must in a bride's wardrobe.