Khamma ghani to all…! 🙂
When it comes to fashion outfit is the most important part to be taken care of. Your outfit says it all about you…And ofcourse every women gives her best to look beautiful and stand out from the crowd .Each one of us has a different style and taste in fashion .Women have inherited styling tips and advice from grandmothers to mothers,mothers to daughters and sisters..!so hell yeah..! Fashion is a big part of a woman’s life.
With the lot of Buzz around the world about western clothing, we are not exception adapting western looks to our daily life. But ladies can not just resist their love for traditional ethnic wear.. Although we have wholeheartedly accepted western trends in our daily fashion, when it comes to social gatherings, festivals, and weddings traditional outfit is the first choice of every Indian women..And here I introduce you to a traditional outfit, that would help you look fab in the crowd..
Traditional outfit that is worn by the Rajput ladies from Rajasthan, has its own unique identity among Rajput ladies.The traditional outfit of rajputi ladies is called ‘The Rajputi Poshak‘ .
Now,many of u may think ‘what so different about ‘The Poshak’? we have already seen the royal outfits in the historical films’.Yeah many Bollywood films and TV serials based on history of Rajasthan have shown the royal looks of the kings and queens.The films have shown really beautiful outfits,and we love it.Like the one worn by Aishwarya in ‘Jodha-akbar’? Yeah its beautiful..
So, is this traditional dress of Rajput ladies? Is this ‘Poshak’? Then let me correct you..Although women in history may have worn this outfit in some parts; ‘Rajputi Poshak’ is completely different from this… The one that is worn by Aishwarya is ‘Ghagra-Choli’ and it’s not ‘Rajputi Poshak’.
The traditional ‘Rajputi Poshak’ is shown in this pic below.
‘Rajputi Poshak’ was worn by Rajput ladies in history and it continues to be worn till now,by Rajputi ladies in the same way it was worn before. This classic outfit has its unique identity among Rajputs,as a mark of royal culture. This traditional outfit giveS you a classic and beautiful look helping you to shine in the crowd. Rajputi Poshak is so loved among Rajputi ladies that they wear it proudly in every festivals and weddings.When you wear this classic outfit, it will give you a touch of royalty, it makes u feel connected to the history of royal Rajasthan.
‘Rajputi Poshak’ is a set of four pieces i.e. Kanchali, Kurti, ghagra, Odhani. Now i am gonna tell you what these are actually,and how it is worn,the different types in this poshak and how will you carry this.
How to wear ‘Rajputi Poshak’?
1. This is Kanchali, the part of poshak.This is innerwear of poshak that covers up top body of women.
Kurti, is worn on the kanchali,the kurti covers body from neckline,to the waist.Kurti is a sleeveless top,and kanchali comes with sleeves. Picture below shows,how kurti and kanchali are worn together.
3. Now,the most beautiful part,that is,Ghagra, Ghagra is worn below kurti. Pic below shows, a Satin Ghagra with gottta-patti work.
4. And finally,the odhani, which is beautifully designed with different kinds of work.Pic shows Pyor odhani,with gotta Patti work in combination of pink and dark red color.Their are various types of odhanis such as cotton, Pyor odhani and semi pyor.Pic shows pyor odhani,Which is so soft,and you have to be careful while carrying pyor odhani.If you can’t easily carry pyor odhani,you can opt for semi pyor odhani. Pyor and semi pyor odhanis are worn on the’Heavy Poshaks’,while,cotton odhanis are worn on everyday,or light work Rajputi dresses.
There are various types in poshaks,based on work and materials.I will introduce the types in next posts.A good work Rajputi poshak can be purchased starting from 5000 up to 15,000 and the most heavy work worn in weddings would cost around,40,000 and so on. . These poshaks are costly as it involves cost of material and cost of work involved in it.Poshaks can also be made up of silver work and gold work,and they are very expensive worn in the weddings.A semi pyor poshak can be availed in range of 3000 to 5000..If you would like to know where you can buy one for you,I would love to give you information of best places you can buy poshaks,just ask in comments section 🙂
Attend any social events in Rajput community, it may be a wedding or festivals like teej ,gangour puja,and you will find Rajputi ladies flaunting their beautiful ‘Rajputi poshaks’.The poshak will not just add value to your look but also the Poshak will make you FEEL beautiful…. As a poshak is heavy it takes some efforts and caution to carry this outfit. But the beauty and classical look of ‘Rajputi Poshak’ is so appealing that you can not resist the urge to wear this Rajputi attire.And your love for this Poshak will make you carry this outfit gracefully…