For every desi fashionista out there, the war between saree or salwar is as real as it can get. But even if you have made up your mind on wearing salwars, the availability of heaps of attractive designs can make you equally confused. Should I wear dhoti salwar or churidar to the party? Or should I just go straight to being specifically awesome in cigarette salwar? The choices are plenty, ladies. But if you are looking for the absolutely brilliant ones from the lot, we are here to help. From the contemporary favourite palazzo suits to classic churidars, our list of top 5 must have salwar styles for your wardrobe is going to make your ethnic wardrobe ready for every event, every day.
Let’s get the cat out first. Every desi fashionista must have a nice pair of dhoti salwar in their wardrobe. It’s not just Sonam Kapoor’s favourite anymore. The trend is on full swing and you can’t miss out. Dhoti salwars got its name from the quintessential dress for Indian men – dhoti. The salwar resembles the shape of dhoti by showcasing numerous U shaped layers and pleats on the inner sides.
It’s slanted shape and over the ankle length makes dhoti salwars an ideal choice for all the seasons, especially the summer. They are super comfortable and functional.
Who doesn’t like to wear own a pretty patiala suit? The salwar gives you plenty of leg room to move around freely and it’s super trendy. Take cues from Kareena Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut and Alia Bhatt for inspiration.
As the name suggests, patiala salwar comes from the land of joy Patiala in Punjab. It used to be typically worn by Punjabi women in royal families and at special events, but now the style is a favourite of all fashionista.
If you want to be a trendsetter, then you MUST own cigarette salwars. They are uber cool, generously elegant and available in exquisite cuts and designs. The salwars are narrower than basic parallel salwars, yet it fits women of all sizes. The designs are such that it doesn’t over show and hide flaws well.
Palazzo suits are the ideal choice for all Indo-Western fans. These Indian styled palazzos are graceful, modern and stylish. Even Pakistani styled suits and kameez renovated their designs by incorporating palazzo salwars to make reappearances on global fashion scene. You can go for embroidered and designer palazzo salwars or try plain ones for casual looks.