Women Traditional Dresses of Pakistan


Pakistan is the 6th most populous nation on Earth with more than 212 million individuals. The South Asian nation is partitioned into two independent territories, four provinces and one Capital with every district having its one of a kind traditional dress. The conventional clothing of each territorial culture reflects their method for living and climate conditions. The traditional Pakistani clothing types have been vigorously impacted by different societies for hundreds of years, and they are viewed as the inheritance of antiquated human progress. The absolute most normal Pakistani clothing types incorporate.

Pakistani ladies wear the shalwar kameez which is worn in various styles, hues and plans which can be enriched with various styles and structures of weaving. The kameez can be of changing sleeve length, shirt length, neck areas. The drawers can be the straight-cut shalwar, patiala salwar, churidar, cigarette pajama, tulip pant or basic pant.

  • Shalwar kameez

Shalwar Kameez Is the Women Nationaal dress of Pakistan, most of the women wear Shalwar Kameez normally or as a party wear. some ladies also wear jeans top and other dresses.

Shalwar Kameez

Patila Shalwar:

Shalwar kameez is a conventional mix dress worn by ladies, and in certain areas by men, in South Asia, just as Central Asia.

The Patiala pants are favored by the greater part of the ladies of Punjab and different districts of Northern Pakistan for solace and toughness in summers. Since the Patiala salwar is exceptionally free and sewed with creases it is a truly agreeable outfit to wear. Its distinctive trademark is folds of material sewed together that meet at the base. Patiala salwars require twofold the length of material to get sewed, which is commonly four meters long. The fall of the creases of the Patiala salwar is with the end goal that it gives an excellent hanging impact. The creases are sewed on the top to a belt.

Churidar Pajama:

Churidars, or all the more appropriately churidar Pajama, are firmly fitting pants worn by the people of Pakistan men and women . Churidars are a variation of the regular shalwar pants. Shalwars are cut wide at the top and restricted at the lower leg. Churidars thin more rapidly, with the goal that shapes of the leg are uncovered. They are generally cut on the predisposition, making them normally stretchy. Stretch is significant when jeans are tight. They are likewise longer than the leg and some of the time complete with a firmly fitting secured sleeve at the lower leg. The overabundance length falls into folds and seems like a lot of bangles laying on the lower leg (henceforth ‘churidar’; ‘churi’: bangle, ‘dar’: like). At the point when the wearer is sitting, the additional material is the “facilitate” that makes it conceivable to twist the legs and sit easily.

Cigarette pajama:


Tulip trouser:


  • Dupatta

The Dupatta is an essential part of shalwar kameez ensemble and is considered a symbol of a woman’s respect. Essentially, the dupatta is often treated as an accessory in current urban fashion. Most of women who carry it nowadays, wear it just as a decorative accessory; wrapping around the neck or hanging down the shoulder. Most of the young generation in urban areas do not carry it at all. Dupatta is also used by some women when entering a mosque, or Religious places it is the habit in thePakistan for women to cover their head with a dupatta. It is also widely worn by women in wedding and other parties out of choice. On such occasions it is wrapped round the waist, neck or just put on a shoulder. It is used with different embroidery designs of Kamdani and Gota.

Pakistani ladies have an assortment of tariditonal dresses notwithstanding the shalwar kameez yet they for the most part wear them on extraordinary events, for example, on weddings, engagements, mehndi and other conventional services.

The dresses incorporate the ghagra choli and saris which are well known and its each structure and shading appears to be one of a kind from the other for example lehenga style sari. The lehenga is another mainstream dress which looks like a skirt however is conventional dress. The gharara and sharara are two comparative dresses which are frequently worn on formal events. Farshi Pajama is an old customary dress which is worn sporadically. Laacha is worn in the Punjab, the lower some portion of which looks like the dhoti.