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Top 10 Traditional Dresses of India

India is a land of unity in diversity. There are so many language spoken here, with a large number of cultures and customs that are followed here. Let us take a look a 10 Traditional Dresses of India which are quite popular and are worn in different places in India. You can get a large variety Indian dresses online at many online stores.

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Dhoti

Dhoti

It is a traditional dress throughout India, mainly in the village areas. It is also worn in the wedding ceremonies along with the kurta in certain communities.

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Sari

Sari

The image of an Indian woman is synonymous with a sari. There are different varieties and styles of the popular sari that are worn in different locations of India.

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Ghagra-Choli

Ghagra-Choli

These are traditional dresses of ladies mainly worn in Gujarat and Rajasthan. They are also known as Lehenga-choli. They have also become popular in other parts of the country.

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Salwar and kameez

Salwar and kameez

This is another very popular dress worn by Indian women. It comprises of two parts, kamaez-upper part and the salwar-the lower part like the trousers. They were originally the dress of the women of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. Now it has spread to the rest of India.

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Sherwani

Sherwani

This is a traditional dress worn on formal occasions by men. The north Indian people wear it traditionally but now many others are following. It is a popular dress worn in marriage ceremonies.

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Sharara

Sharara

It is a traditional dress of Lucknow for ladies. It is somewhat an alternative of ghagra worn with a long kameez and dupatta.

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Puanchei

Puanchei

It is traditional dress worn by Mizo women during the traditional festivals like weddings. Along with it the kawrechi, or the blouse is worn.

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Pheran

Pheran

This is a traditional dress of Kashmir. It comprises of a long gown. It is worn both by men and women during the cold weather.

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Lungi

Lungi

This is very popular in Southern part of India. They are very comfortable to wear during the summer time. They are either made from cotton or silk. They are cost effective dresses.

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Kurta-Pyjama

Kurta-Pyjama

It is another very popular dress worn by all ages of men. A kurta is worn at the top along with a pyjama. It is popular throughout India.