[click_to_tweet tweet=”The term Pakistani apparel refers to the ethnic apparel that is typically worn by means of people within the us of a of Pakistan and by means of the humans of Pakistani foundation” quote=”skullssales”]The term Pakistani apparel refers to the ethnic apparel that is typically worn by means of people within the us of a of Pakistan and by means of the humans of Pakistani foundation. Pakistani garments explicit the way of life of Pakistan, the demographics of Pakistan and cultures from the Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Pashtun and Kashmir regions of the united states of america. get dressed in each local tradition replicate weather situations, way of dwelling and exceptional fashion which gives it a unique identity among all cultures.

1 Pakistani country wide get dressed
2 men’s garb
2.1 nearby garb
2.1.1 Balochistan
2.1.2 Sindh
2.1.3 Punjab
2.1.four Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
2.1.five Azad Kashmir
3 ladies’s garb
three.1 Shalwar kameez
three.2 Dupatta
3.3 different conventional clothes
3.4 local apparel
three.4.1 Balochistan
three.4.2 Sindh
3.4.3 Punjab
3.4.four Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
4 spiritual garb
5 wedding ceremony attire
6 Pakistani garb corporations and brands
7 Pakistani fashion
7.1 Pakistani style enterprise
7.1.1 Pakistani style designers
7.1.2 Pakistani style models Male models lady fashions
7.1.three Pakistani fashion photographers
7.1.four Pakistani style stylists
7.1.five Pakistani style activities
7.1.6 Pakistani style awards
7.1.7 Pakistani fashion schools
7.1.8 Pakistani style media
7.1.nine See also
8 References
Pakistani country wide dress[edit]
essential article: Shalwar kameez

The shalwar kameez is the country wide get dressed of Pakistan[1][2] and is worn by males and females in all 5 provinces Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa And Gilgit Baltistan within the u . s . a . and in Azad Kashmir. Salwar refers to free trousers and kameez refers to shirts. considering the fact that 1982, all officers running inside the secretariat are required to wear the national get dressed.[3]

each province has its own style of sporting the salwar kameez together with Sindhi shalwar kameez, Punjabi shalwar[4] kameez, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa shalwar kameez and Balochi shalwar kameez. Pakistanis put on garments starting from awesome colors and designs to numerous styles of cloth along with silk, chiffon, cotton, and so on.[5]

conventional Khet partug. (conventional free shalwar worn in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (1842)

woman from Karachi, Sind, in slender Sindhi suthan and cholo. c. 1870.

Balochi conventional dress

Balochi male shalwar kameez.Quetta.1867

Pakistani dress

men’s garb
guys wear salwar kameez, kurta, Pakistani Waistcoat, achkan and sherwani, churidar or pajama. different objects of garb encompass the jama and the angarkha. Headgear consists of the Jinnah Cap also referred to as Karakul, Fez additionally known as Rumi Topi and Taqiyah (cap). Peshawari chappal and Khussa are famous foot wear. different items consist of traditional shawls product of Pashmina or different warm substances especially within the Northern areas of the u . s . a ..

local clothing
fundamental article: clothing of Balochistan, Pakistan

A Baloch wears a long jama (robe) like a smock-frock right down to the heels, loose shalwar, an extended chadar or scarf, a pagri of cotton material, and in the main footwear that nanow on the toe.[6]
The cloth is thick fabric with very huge shalwar to defend towards the recent wind of the dry Sulaiman range and Kharan desolate tract.

Elders of Kirani Quetta in turbans and hats

Pakistani Baloch

conventional Balochi suits

main article: Sindhi get dressed

Sindhi people wear a version of the shalwar called a suthan[7][8] with a kameez known as cholo.[9] different traditional clothing consists of the Sindhi cap and Ajrak of beautiful designs which can be made regionally. men additionally historically put on the dhoti and the long angerkho.

Sindhi Ajrak

Sindhi cap

guy in Sindhi long angerkho(1845)

Sindhi-Balochi guy in Sindhi traditional pantaloon style shalwar. top is the Baloch the front opened robe.[10] 1845

predominant articles: Punjabi clothing and Saraiki shalwar fits

Punjabi men put on the directly reduce Punjabi shalwar kameez, kurta and shalwar, dhoti, lungi[11] or tehmat[12][13] and kurta. other Punjabi shalwar patterns include the Pothohari shalwar,[14] Multani shalwar, Dhoti shalwar and the Bahawalpuri shalwar which is very huge and saggy[15] with many folds. Turban of a skinny material is likewise worn particularly in rural areas of Punjab wherein it’s far referred to as pagri. shoes consist of the khussa.

Punjabi kurta and tehmat

Shalwar kameez

Saraiki Turban

Bhangra Dance performers in Punjab sporting Kurta and Tehmat.

Saraiki Kurta

Saraiki Singer Patka & Cholistani Saraiki chola

Saraiki Tehreek

Prince Suba Sadiq Abbasi, Bahawalpur in Bahawalpuri shalwar

guys in Attock in shalwar kameez

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
predominant article: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa apparel

In Pashtun get dressed, people put on conventional Peshawari chappal[16] as footwear. The traditional male Pashtun get dressed includes the Khet partug,[17] Peshawari shalwar and the Perahan wa tunban. males usually put on kufi, Peshawari cap, turban, or pakul as traditional headgear.

apparel worn by most Pashtun adult males in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Amir Chand Bombwal, Peshwar editor wearing a Peshawari Turban

man carrying pakol

Azad Kashmir

The garb of Azad Kashmir consists of numerous varieties of the shalwar kameez.

women’s garb
Shalwar kameez
Pakistani ladies put on the shalwar kameez that is worn in extraordinary styles, hues and designs which can be embellished with exclusive patterns and designs of embroidery. The kameez may be of varying sleeve length, shirt duration, necklines. The drawers can be the instantly-cut shalwar, patiala salwar, churidar, cigarette pajama, tulip trouser or easy trouser.

The Dupatta is an critical a part of shalwar kameez ensemble and is considered a image of a female’s admire. essentially, the dupatta is often handled as an accent in modern-day city fashion. maximum of ladies who deliver it these days, wear it just as a ornamental accent; wrapping across the neck or placing down the shoulder. most of the younger technology in urban regions do not bring it in any respect. Dupatta is likewise utilized by a few girls when getting into a mosque, dargah, church, gurdwara or mandir, it’s far the dependancy in the Indian subcontinent for women to cover their head with a dupatta. it’s also broadly worn by way of women in wedding and different events out of desire. On such occasions it is wrapped spherical the waist, neck or simply put on a shoulder. it’s far used with distinctive embroidery designs of Kamdani and Gota.

different conventional clothes
Pakistani girls have a variety of conventional dresses similarly to the shalwar kameez however they in general wear them on special occasions together with on weddings, engagements, mehndi and different traditional ceremonies.

The clothes include the ghagra choli and saris which might be very popular and its every layout and coloration seems unique from the other e.g. lehenga fashion sari. The lehenga is another popular dress which resembles a skirt but is traditional dress. The gharara and sharara are two similar dresses which are regularly worn on ceremonial occasions. Farshi Pajama is an old traditional get dressed which is worn on occasion. Laacha is worn within the Punjab,[18] the lower part of which resembles the dhoti.

local apparel
most important article: apparel of Balochistan, Pakistan

an ordinary dress of a Baloch girl consists of an extended frock and shalwar with a headband.[19] Balochi girls wear heavy embroidered shalwar kameez and dupatta with the embroidery using Shisha paintings.[20]

Pakistani Baloch female

conventional Balochi clothes

kids in Quetta sporting local embroidery designs

Malookan, Pakistani Baloch embroidery artist

major article: Sindhi get dressed

similarly to sporting the suthan and cholo, Sindhi ladies wear the lehenga and choli called the gaji that’s a pullover blouse worn within the mountain areas of Sindh. The gaji consists of small, square panels, embroidered on silk and sequins. The neck line of the gaji is reduce excessive, and spherical on one facet, with a slit establishing extending the other. unmarried girls wear the hole to the again and married women, to the front.[21] Sindhi garb displays embroidery the usage of mirrors.[20]

Portrait of a lady from Sindh, (1870s)

Sindhi lehenga, choli and Sindhi conventional pantaloon shalwar

Sindhi woman

Ralli material of Sindh


major articles: Punjabi clothing and Saraiki shalwar suits

Punjabi women put on the directly reduce Punjabi shalwar kameez,[22] at the start a in simple terms Punjabi dress, that is maximum regularly worn, and is the uniform of the women’s national protect of Pakistan, the women’s naval reserve, the Pakistan girl courses association, Pakistani nurses[23] and bureaucracy a part of country wide get dressed.[24] Punjabi women, in villages, additionally wear the Pothohari shalwar, the Patiala shalwar, the laacha (tehmat),[25] kurti,[26] ghagra,[27] lehenga and phulkari.


Saraiki lifestyle ladies carrying ghagra

Phulkari kurta

Cultural get dressed

Bahawalpur kameez

Pakistani Punjabis at a marriage

Kuaar Saraiki fashion 2012

Saraiki culture

Saraiki fashion

Saraiki fashion

Rohi female’s dress

Lehenga with Gota Embroidery

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa[edit]
essential article: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa clothing

women of the kalash area wear long clothes colourfully embroidered. In other areas, girls put on the shalwar kameez[28] referred to as the firaq partug which is likewise worn in neighbouring Afghanistan.

Kalash ladies traditional apparel

Kalash valley

Kalash girl

Afghan women in Khost

wedding get dressed (jumlo), Indus Kohistan, Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan, view 1, mid 20th century, cotton, metal and glass beads, plastic buttons – textile Museum of Canada – DSC00930

baby of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 1920 approx.

religious garb
via ladies’s spiritual apparel we imply the dressing in which they are trying to cowl all their body components except face and fingers while going out of doors from their home.in general ladies completely or in part cowl their heads with Dupatta or Chadar in outside but non secular ladies opt to put on headscarf, Burqa or Hijab and put on lose, lengthy full and 1/2 sleeve shirts. non secular men put on lengthy tunics.

Sufi singer, Sain-Zahoor

wedding dresses
In Pakistan the traditional wedding ceremony is celebrated by sporting distinct garments in every wedding ceremony event. inside the Rasm-e-Heena (Mendhi) function, men put on an embroidered kurta in glittering hues with easy shalwar, patiala shalwar and a colorful shawl which they placed on their shoulders and from time to time round the neck. In some weddings, get dressed code is determined before the rite and all guys wear the equal colour. up to the wedding day, the bride might also wear a yellow[29] or orange kameez, with a simple shalwar, patiala shalwar,[30] yellow dupatta and yellow paranda.

for the duration of baraat and walima capabilities, the groom usually wears kurta shalwar or kurta churidar with special sherwani and khussa. all through the event of baraat, grooms additionally put on traditional sehra on their head. In new trend in Pakistan, typically groom put on sherwani with tight jeans that is seem like a churidaar pajama. Brides generally put on an high priced lehenga or gharara[31] preferably in purple, maroon and red colours with heavy jewelry.

wedding ceremony in Punjab

Embroidered get dressed, view 2, Kohistan, Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan, early 20th century, cotton, silk, glass, plastic, silver, brass – Fernbank Museum of herbal records – DSC00131

Little Pakistani female in traditional formal ghagra get dressed

Pakistani Bazaar

A bride in Punjab

Pakistani garb organizations and types[edit]
the subsequent is a list of extraordinary Pakistani clothing organizations and brands.

Alkaram Studio
HSY Studio
Gul Ahmed
Junaid Jamshed
Pakistani style
Pakistani style has flourished nicely within the changing environment of fashion international. on the grounds that Pakistan came into being its fashion has been historically advanced from distinct phases and made its particular identification. at the moment, Pakistani fashion is a aggregate of traditional and current attire and it has turn out to be the cultural identification of Pakistan. notwithstanding of all modern traits, the regional and traditional attire have developed their very own significance as a image of native tradition. This nearby style isn’t always static however evolving into greater cutting-edge and pure paperwork.

Pakistan fashion design Council based in Lahore organizes fashion Week and fashion Pakistan based in Karachi organizes fashion indicates in that city. credit score is going to Ayesha Tammy Haq, a British-skilled lawyer and leader government of favor Pakistan, who got here up with the concept for Pakistan’s first fashion week, held in November 2009.[32]

Pakistani fashion enterprise
Zainab Chottani with her show stoppers

Pakistani style enterprise is introducing Pakistani traditional dresses everywhere in the international as cultural representatives and turning into a reason to introduce worldwide traits in Pakistan. Pakistani media, movie enterprise and net has the largest role in selling fashion in Pakistan. There are a lot of tv Channels, Magazines, Portals[33] and websites that are working best for style industry. in spite of the religious limitations Pakistani style industry has turn out to be diagnosed everywhere in the international via its models, designers, stylists and style shows.[citation needed]

Pakistani fashion designers                                                                                                                                                                               ]Maheen Khan
Sadaf Malaterre
Mehmood Bhatti
Deepak Perwani
Kamiar Rokni
Hassan Sheheryar Yasin
Amir Adnan
Nosheen Awan
Junaid Jamshed
Pakistani style models

the following is a listing of Pakistani models.[34]

Male models

Ali Zafar
Ahmed Butt
Ameer Zeb Khan
Aijaz Aslam
Fawad Afzal Khan
Fahad Mustafa
Azfar Rehman
Mikaal Zulfiqar
female fashions[edit]

Amina Haq
Ayesha Gilani
Ayesha Omar
Ayyan Ali
Iman Ali
Juggan Kazim
Iffat Rahim
Mariyah Moten
Mehreen Raheel
Nargis Fakhri
Reema Khan
Rabia Butt
Rubya Chaudhry
Saba Qamar
Sadia Imam
Sana (Lollywood)
Sunita Marshall
Tooba Siddiqui
Vaneeza Ahmad
Veena Malik
Yasmeen Ghauri
Zara Sheikh
Zainab Qayyum
Pakistani fashion photographers[edit]

Like different fields of style, Pakistani fashion photographers have made their manner within the industry. those style Photographers are the eyes of the fashion enterprise through which they look at and present beauty to the human beings.

Pakistani fashion stylists[edit]

Pakistani stylists have additionally a primary contribution in giving the stars a brand new look. Their work is likewise favored inside and out of doors of Pakistan.
here’s a listing of Pakistani fashion stylists[35]

Tariq Amin
Anusheh Asad
Pakistani style occasions[edit]

giant style activities are proven in Pakistani fashion occasions held in distinct parts of the united states of america in addition to overseas wherein versatile strategies closer to new traits usually amuse the spectators. The famous Pakistani fashion occasions are as follows[citation needed]

Lahore fashion Week
Karachi fashion Week
Peshawar style Week
omit Pakistan international
Pakistani style awards[edit]

Hum Awards
Lux fashion Awards
Pakistani fashion schools[edit]

here’s a list of Pakistani fashion institutes.

Pakistan Institute of favor and design
countrywide university of Arts
Indus Valley college of art and architecture
country wide fabric college
Pakistani style media

here is a list of Pakistani style media.

fashion critical
style 360
style television Pakistan
See additionally

Fifties in Pakistani style
Nineteen Seventies in Pakistani style
2000s in Pakistani style
2010s in Pakistani style
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