traditional lehenga choli has undergone tremendous changes in terms of
styles, cuts and fabrics. One of the most popular traditional clothing of
Indian women is the lehenga choli
. Infact in many
states like Rajasthan, Gujarat, the gharga choli or the lehenga choli is the
main item of clothing for women. The Indian lehenga is also a popular bridal
wear. Comprising the long skirt, choli and dupatta, the lehenga choli is
known by various names according to their style verifications. The market is
flooded with different types of lehenga cholis and the types are due to some
minor change in the cut of the skirt or the choli. Accordingly, the Indian
Lehengas can be divided into following types:
Types of Lehenga Choli
is the traditional style of lehenga, comprising the Ghagra or the skirt and
the traditional choli or blouse and the dupatta.
Chaniya choli is
very demanding and popular outfit for young girls. This is specially worn in
festive seasons in Gujarat. The dress is very colorful with lots of mirror
work and embroidery.
Sharara is another popular
type of lehenga choli. The style is different from the traditional ghagra
choli. The sharara style has loose flared pajamas instead of the ghagra with
a short kurta instead of a choli or blouse.
Lachcha choli is also one of
the most favoured dress for Indian women, expecially in wedding and festive
occasions. This is the tradtional style of ghagr choli with little chage in
the cut of the ghagra.