Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Indian Lehenga Choli and Bridal Lehenga Choli

Fashion has been in town since the historical era. Starting from the ancient medieval till the modern times. Indian fashion has truly emerged from the ancient times to the modern times keeping in mind the tradition and customs and the ethnicity. With variety of dresses and fashion in India it is difficult to choose from this huge range. Still the Indian people have emerged and have chosen the lehenga choli the second best dress in traditional wear after sari. Brides have been picking up lehenga cholis as their weeding dress , this is just for the fact that lahegas and the dress is very easy to carry and is all the way more comfortable. It is the dress of most of the ladies whether  going for wedding or any other party or any get together.

This dress has emerged straight from the homes of the mughals. Indian Designer Lehenga Choli has toured a widespread way from the majestic courts of Mughal Empire to a superior dress of Indian women. This dress is the first choice of all the women for any occasions. It is exciting to know about the origin of lehenga choli, which says that it was originally worn by women since Mughal era.

The collection still embraces a customary long skirt called the lehenga, the blouse called the choli and the dupatta. The fabrics used to make the lehengas are of different quality like silk and brocade. The dupatta is currently made of silk, linen of chiffon which is a new add on to the fashion.

The various styles of lehengas are Straight Cut lehengas, Fish tail lehengas, Mermaid lehengas, Paneled lehengas, Kali ghagras lehengas, Circular lehengas, A-line lehengas, Lehengas with full flair and so on.

The traditional dress of the historical place Rajasthan and Gujarat is still the ghagra choli. The ancestral women prefer cotton fabrics, decked with embroidery and mirror work. The blouses have detailed mirror-work and patch-work on them and are very vibrant. The royals on the other hand prefers the heavy embroided lehenga choli in brocade,tanchori, and even sometimes with silver and golden brocade with expensive studded jewllery..The women of Gujarat who wore the chaniya choli-a form of lehnga choli- as their daily wear , Other designs that give an ethnic look to a ghagra choli are kalamkari, mangalgiri, maheshwari, ikat and so on.

Traditional dress is worn during the weddings, festivals like Navratri, Eid, Dusshera ,dandia, sangeet, mehendi rasam. This traditional dress has its worth during the festival and specially the wedding ceremony. The Indian lehenga choli flamboyantly brings out the essence of feminism.

Indian Bridal Ghagra Cholis are generally made of fabrics like silk, crepe, georgette, satin and all types of handloom fabrics which are available in bright range of colours, designs, thickness and styles.

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