Karnataka Costumes, Traditional Kanchipuram Sarees

karnataka traditional costumes

Karnataka Traditional Costumes:

Karnataka’s traditional costumes are awe-inspiring and have a rich culture. Generally, the dress code of every region shows harmony and prosperity among the people. Karnataka’s dressing styles are changing along with the changes in the traditions of the society. Generally, most Karnataka people, especially older men and women, strictly follow the dress code of their practice. The designs and wearing styles of the clothes are closely connected to their culture.

Karnataka Traditional Costumes of Women:

Women in Karnataka wear their traditional dress of the Saree. The sarees are woven with cotton and silk fabric. As a result, most of the Karnataka people prefer to wear silk sarees. In ancient times Karnataka region was famous for silk fabric. Still, we can find beautifully designed silk sarees everywhere in Karnataka. Many traders and fashion designers visit Karnataka to buy high-quality silk fabrics. The varieties of brocades, sleek chiffons, and smooth silks are also available in Karnataka; these silk varieties of sarees give extra beauty to women. Mysore and Bangalore are the primary silk industries in India.

Kanchipuram Silk Sarees:

The famous Kanchipuram silk sarees are very famous all over India. The colours, fabulous designs, and rich textures make the people astonished and passionate about wearing the sarees. Silk yarn is dyed with various appropriate colours to bring glory to the silk fabric. Pure Jari is also a part of designing the sarees; Jari is designed with pure silk thread and knotted with a thin silver wire. These Kanchipuram silk sarees are generally worn by brides on marriage occasions. Besides Kanchipuram sarees, Mysore silk sarees have the same reputation in India.

Karnataka Traditional Costumes of Men:

The traditional dree for men in Karnataka is Lungi. Men wore the lungi and wore the shirt. To cover the shoulder, men take over Angavastram. On special occasions and during the festival seasons, men wear Panache; this is white colour and seems like Dhoti. Mysore Peta is a traditional headdress for men.