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Traditional Dresses of Indian women

Check out in details the traditional dresses of Indian women, what are the Indian traditional dresses in different regions of India

indian traditional dressTraditional dress in India greatly varies across the regions in its colours and styles, and depend on various factors, including climate. The Indian lifestyle is governed by various ancient beliefs and traditions. India is a diverse country following different lifestyles depending on the place of origin, its habitat, climate and cultural influences. This is also seen in respect of the dresses worn by the people of India. Different states of India have their own individual identity in terms of the dress worn by the natives of that state. Indian men and women prefer to wear their traditional dresses during any religious ceremonies or festive occasions. Indian women traditional dresses have been successful in attracting the attention of and capturing the global market.
The Indian Traditional Dress for women is the traditional saree, the salwar kameez and the lehenga or ghagra choli. While in the norther region of India, the women prefer to wear salwar kameez or suits, the eastern and southern region women's traditional dress is the saree. In the western part of India like Gujarat, Rajasthan, the colorful tie and dye ghagra cholis are traditional dresses for Indian women.

The diverse cultures and traditions have greatly influenced the styles of these Indian costumes.

Indian Women Traditional Dress

The Indian women traditional dresses can be divided into five main categories region wise which are given below:

North Region Traditional Dress

Popular dresses are salwar kameez, damaan, kurti, chunder, phuran, ghagra cholis etc. Check out the details here
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South Region Traditional Dress

Popular traditional dresses of Indian women in the South region are Mundum neriyathum, Pavada Davani, South silk sarees etc. Read more...
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West Region Traditional Dress

In the western region, the most common women traditional dress is the ghagra cholis and sarees. However the draping style of the saree is different in some states like Maharshtra. In Goa, Indian women wear western clothes. Read more...
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East Region Traditional Dress

In eastern region, saree is the main traditional wear, especially for the the women in West Bengal. Check out more...
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North-East Region Traditional Dress

Mekhala Chaddar, Innaphi,Phanek, Jainsen, Dakmanda, Puan etc. Get to know them in details here
north east indian traditional dress

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