Mizoram Traditional Costumes:
Mizoram is one of the North-Eastern states in India. It contains many hill stations. The traditional Mizoram costumes are like the outfits of other hill states. The costumes have many colorful designs and stimulate and attract the people to buy the clothes. They follow the tradition and culture of their state with utmost respect.
Mizoram Traditional Costumes for Women:
Puran is the favorite dress to the Mizoram Women. They seem very beautiful and lively colors. Girls wear Puanchei costumes which enrich their beauty. During the festival seasons, women wear Pawl Kut and Chapchar Kut, which are the beautiful traditional costumes of Mizoram. The shades on the cloth are the combination of white and black colors. The black areas on the cloth covered with synthetic fur. Women wear this outfit for the special occasion such as marriage and on auspicious days.
Another magnificent costume for women is “Kawrchei” blouse which woven with hand and uses the cotton material. This blouse is worn by the women which they are performing the Paunchei dance. Kawrchei is a magnificent blouse. It is made of cotton material and hands woven. The blouse is commonly worn with Paunchei while dancing. Before the advent of Machines these clothes were manually, but now these clothes are preparing by using the high-quality machines. These cloths are prepared with cotton and using various designs.
The famous Lusei tribe people are using the blue colored skirt which made with the cotton. White jacket and a wrapped cloth are worn over the Blue Skirt. The tribe girls wear headgear also. Unmarried females wore the Zakuolaisen which is a blouse with crimson stripes and the married girls wear Puone Pie.
Traditional Costumes for Men:
Mizoram Men like to lead a simple life. In wearing the clothing also seems very simple and shows dignity. They wear a long piece of cloth which is in simple design or plain. In the winter season due to the cold weather men wore the additional clothing over the dress as a coat. Generally, the coats are in red and white colors.
During the summer months to prevent from the heat of the sun a Pagri or Turban is put on the heads. Especially Lucie tribe prefer to wear the cotton made clothing to avoid from the heat.