Traditional Indian blouse, worn with saree or ghagara. Very short and closely fitted, it usually ties at the back with single ties or a criss-cross shoe-lace style drawstring, or it ties into a knot at the front in the middle of the chest.
blouse reveals more than it conceals. Its cut, colour and the way it is worn would tell you about whether the woman is casual, carefree, bold, reticent or orthodox. It is a dead giveaway of a woman’s attitude and personality.
Little wonder, blouses are no longer treated as mere decorative garments. As designer Suneet Verma puts it: "It is a statement of a woman’s sense of freedom, an expression of female vanity and, most importantly, a celebration of feminine grace."
A blouse most commonly refers to a woman's shirt. Blouses are often made of cotton or silk cloth and may or may not include a collar and sleeves. They are generally more tailored than simple knit tops, and may contain "feminine" details such as ruffles or embroidered decorations.
Call it blouse, choli, shirt or by any other name, this graceful functional traditional Indian blouse with beautiful designs, vivid colors, studded with pearls, beads and sequin embroidery and colors such as black, silver, maroon, red, navy, blue, purple, fuchsia, green, lime, olive, yellow, teal, aqua, gray, white, dark green, khaki, camel, mustard, gold, creme, brown, burgundy, bright red, royal blue, deep purple, pink, golden, maroon, dark orange, tan, rust, rose, emerald green, hot pink, chocolate, bright, mild, light, dark, pale ivory, deep cream, pink, lilac, lavender, pearl and many more colors.
Today, there are numerous styles of blouses, designer blouse, brightly embroidered, waist-length bare-backed blouse, exclusive cholis. The inspired by the booming Indian fashion industry. You can vary the collar, sleeve and length as you choose. Originally, Indian blouse only covered the front, now they have evolved to include versions covering front and back to midriff. The traditional form is still commonly worn in Rajasthan.
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