Salwar Kameez is a 2 piece dress that is worn by women all over India. In fact, it is dress worn by women in Central Asia as well. It is a 2 piece dress which comprises of a pair of trousers or loose leggings, as well as a shirt. Interestingly, the salwar kameez is an ethnic dress as well as a fashionable dress. It is worn by celebrities as well by domestic help. It is commonplace and stylish at the same time.
Designers have stepped up to create trendy salwar kameez dresses. The churidars, the palazoos, the shararas, gararas are all an elegant variation of the salwar kameez. Palazoos are loose pants, the gararas are tight at the knees and so on. It is interesting to watch how the simple salwar kameez have evolved into a high fashion garment.
Typically, women in North India wear the salwar kameez dress. What is remarkable is that, both young & old women in South India have now taken to wear the salwar kameez. It is a comfortable dress for working women that is available at affordable prices. Salwar Kameez sets are available from Rs 600/piece. The salwar kameez has unified the dress code in India to an extent.