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Go Traditional This Vaisakhi

By Maneet Bhamra, 14 Apr, 2017
  • Go Traditional This Vaisakhi
 

Dress up in vibrant dresses and become the center of attraction this festival.

 
Vaisakhi, the Sikh festival, is usually celebrated on April 13 or 14 every year. Being an auspicious festival, people celebrate it with full pomp and show, adorning beautiful, vibrant attires.
 
In the western world of dressing, the traditional outfit is making a comeback. Here’s all you need to know about the traditional Vaisakhi outfit for men and women. Dress up in vibrant dresses and become the center of attraction this festival.
 

Vaisakhi outfit for men

 
Punjabi men are full of energy and enthusiasm when it comes to dressing up in traditional attire. Wearing bright coloured clothes in a way represents this lively attitude. Their attire comprises of a turban, torla (fan-like adornment on the turban), kurta (long loose shirt), dhoti/chadar (loose loincloth), chughi (waistcoat without buttons), and ornaments like kaintha (necklace) and earrings.
 
 
 

Traditional Vaisakhi outfit for women

 
Punjabi women are filled with exuberance when it comes to getting dressed up traditionally. The colours of the dress add charm to their feminine elegance. It comprises of dupatta (a big scarf), phulkari (embroidered head scarf), kameez (shirt), salwar (loose baggy pants), tikka (jewellery piece worn on the forehead), jhumka (long earrings), saggi (worn on the head), paranda (braid tassel), bangles, haar (necklace), baazu band (worn around the upper arm), and pazaib (anklets).

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