Fashion has been in town since the historical era. Starting?from the ancient medieval till the modern times.? Indian fashion hastruly emerged from the ancient times to the modern times keeping in mind thetradition and customs and the ethnicity. With variety of dresses and fashion inIndia it is difficult to choose from this huge range. Still the Indian peoplehave emerged and have chosen the lahenga choli the secondbest dress in traditional wear after sari. Brides have been picking up lehengacholis as their weeding dress. This is just for the fact that lahegas and thedress is very easy to carry and is all the way more comfortable. It is thedress of most of the ladies wthether going for wedding or any other party orany get together.
This dress has emerged straight from the homes of themughals. Indian Lehenga choli has toured a widespread wayfrom 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 isexciting to know about the origin of lehenga choli, which says that it wasoriginally worn by women since Mughal era.
History has witnessed the very little alteration in the wayof presenting a lehenga choli.. In fact even today leadingmanufacturers surely lift regular patterns form the golden Mughal era. Thecollection still embraces a customary long skirt called the lehenga, the blousecalled the choli and the dupatta. The fabrics used to make the lehengasare in fact the same as those used during the supremacy of the great MughalKing, Akbar which are silk and brocade. The dupatta is currently made of silk,linen of chiffon which is a new improvement.
Lehengas are ankle length long pleated skirts seized nearthe waist. The skirt is graceful, elegant and flares around the wearer.Traditionally, all Indian lehengas were skirt type umbrellashaped. Nowadays, in the fashion market, however, there are diverse shapes ofthe lehengas giving a new look to the ethnic dress.
The various styles of lehengas are Straight cut lehengas, Fishtail lehengas, Mermaid lehengas, Paneled lehengas, Kali ghagraslehengas, Circular lehengas, A-line lehengas, Lehengas with full flair and soon.
The traditional dress of the historical place Rajasthan andGujarat is still the ghagra choli. The ancestral women prefer cotton fabrics,decked with embroidery and mirror work. The blouses have detailed mirror-workand patch-work on them and are very vibrant. The royals on the other handprefers the heavy embroided lehenga choli inbrocade,tanchori, and even sometimes with silver and golden brocade withexpensive studded jewllery. The length of tribal embroidered lehenga variedbetween the knees to ankle, while that of richer people was always lengthyenough to touch the floor as they stirred.The women of Gujarat who wore thechaniya choli-a form of lehnga choli- as their daily wear. These lehnga choliswere often in bright colors and embellished with embroidery and other trimslike mirrors and beads. Other designs that give an ethnic look to a ghagracholi are kalamkari, mangalgiri, maheshwari, ikat and so on. Hand embroideredghagra cholis are also traditional.
Traditional dress is worn during the weddings, festivalslike Navratri, Eid, Dusshera. dandia, sangeet, mehendi rasam. This traditionaldress has its worth during the festival and specially the wedding ceremony. TheIndian lehenga choli flamboyantly brings out the essence of feminism.
Indian bridalghagra cholis are generally made of fabrics like silk,crepe, georgette, satin and all types of handloom fabrics which are availablein bright range of colours, designs, thickness and styles. On theIndian subcontinent, bright colours are the highlights of bridal wear. The richhues which are used are symbolic of festivity/fertility combined withelegance.. Convenient to wear, easy to manage even if it is very heavy, colour,craft and custom made are some of the plus points that go in favour of thisbeautiful and gorgeous attire-it are a must in a bride's wardrobe.
Thebridal lehenga-cholis with theirglittering and shimmering mirror-work look very gorgeous. The blouses havedetailed mirror-work and patch-work on them and are very colorful and vibrant.Sequence work and handwork is very much in demand along with beadwork. DesignerIndianbridal wear are available in different styles and prices.The beautifully embroidered lehenga choli gives a very classy and urbane look.