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 (säl′vär′) also shal·war (shäl′-)
Loose pajamalike pants, typically having a drawstring waist and legs that narrow at the bottom, usually worn with a kameez.

[Punjabi salvār, Hindi śalvār, salvār, and Urdu šalvār, all from Persian šalvār, trousers, from Old Iranian *šaravāra- : *šara-, thigh + *vāra-, covering; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.salwar - a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
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Fashion has evolved in favour of the comfy footwear as now men and women feel no qualms in flaunting them with their favorite dresses, pants, track suits or even suit salwars!
Short collared kurtas , wide- legged salwars with Schiffli lace borders and churidars , woven stoles and dupattas were displayed by models at the event in a colour palette of yellow, blue, orange, white, black and pink.
Rajmati Fashions are manufacturers, exporters and traders of traditional and designer Indian sarees and salwars. They export exclusively designed sarees to Indians around the world.
Day 3 As the saying goes, when in Rome do as the Romans do--a trip to Patiala would be incomplete without shopping for the famous Patiala juttis, parandis, salwars and phulkaris.
On discount sale are women's wear including: sarees, kurtis, salwars, anarkalis, stoles and men's shirts and tee shirts in 100% pure cotton.
The first floor will showcase a wide range of men's ethnic wear, men's party wear, readymade salwars, unstitched salwar and Kerala traditional wear.
This season we love Sonakshi's neon coloured kurtas teamed with tapered salwars in Rowdy Rathore .
In garments, the store stocks an exciting range of Indian and western wear which includes kurtas, churidars, patialas, salwars, pyjamas, shirts, tops, skirts and tunics perfect for both casual and formal wear.
Salwars are paired with a high-collared short pink kameez and a draped yellow tunic with bunched floral formations along the back complemented by coordinated sashes.