Lungi saris in pristine white, vermillion and red, transparent churidars
, risque blouses with metallic straps, and deep- necked tulle saris in nude teamed with golden belts blended an immaculate sense of fashion with refined sexiness.
The show started with models walking the ramp in heavily embroidered in gold zardozi midnight blue, grey and black silk sherwanis and bandh gala (collarless) jackets paired with embellished churidars
(drainpipe trousers) and straight trousers in shades of ivory.
The extensive range for women includes designer sarees, lehenga cholis, churidars
, kurtas and formal dress materials for weddings, occasions and daily wear.
Lachas, lehengas, readymade churidars
and ready-to-stitch churidars
designed in the famed Hyderabadi, Lucknowi and Mugal styles will also make the Ramadan collections completely exclusive.
Customers buying readymade dresses, textile items, sarees, churidars
, pardhas and footwear worth at least QR200 will get back free gift vouchers worth QR100, which can be redeemed at the same outlets for the purchase of readymade and footwear items.
Spread over 1,860sqm, the showroom will offer traditional and contemporary gold, diamond, precious stones, pearl and platinum jewellery, as well as sarees, churidars
, bridal wear and men's formal and informal wear.
Voluminous skirts, one made from 75 metres of taffeta, cropped velvet harem pants and churidars
, complemented fitted jackets embellished with gold and bronze embroidery and antique brocade.
The last two days of the festival witness hundreds of men wearing sarees, churidars
and skirts with heavy make-up.
In retailing, UK-based Asda has expanded its product assortment by launching a range of ethnic Asian clothing items, including salwar kameez (traditional suits), kurtas (tunics), dupatta (scarves) and churidars
(slim leg trousers).
The show began on Wednesday night in a palette of black and gold, with ensembles including beautifully embroidered overcoats, tulle saris with high- neck lace blouses and leather belts with his new logo of the Bengal tiger strategically nipping the waist in for men, there were achkans with large botanical motifs embroidered on them, plain black shawl drapes with churidars
, and laced shoes.
Until about a decade ago, traditional Indian wear -- even bridal -- comprised a sari, a lehnga (a long embellished skirt, mostly worn with a bodice top), a kameez (long shirt) paired with a salwar (billowy trousers) or churidars
(drainpipe trousers), or a sharara (long culottes-style trousers).
Dressed in a spotless white kurta and churidars
and a grey shawl thrown on his left shoulder, a sombre looking Modi gently placed rose buds one by one--five in all--on the grey granite memorial slabs where names of the victims were etched, stood for a while and folded his hands.