Rajasthan Costumes

Rajasthan Costumes:

Rajasthan Costumes are very attractive to compare with other traditional dresses. The Indian State of Rajasthan is the unity of colourful festivals, costumes and folk songs and dances. The Rajasthani traditional costumes are very colourful and quite different to the other traditional costumes of rest of the states. The weather conditions of the state bring to wear the myriad colours. The women folk wear more colourful clothes.

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Rajasthan Costumes for Men:

Dhoti is the main Rajasthan traditional dress to the men in Rajasthan. They are called bandia-angarkha and potia. Bandia-angarkha is the traditional dress in the model of a jacket which closely fits the chest and seems loose around the waist. The sleeves to this jacket are very narrow and are longer than the arms. They adjusted at the wrists. Along with this dress men also wear a bright coloured turban or the headdress. The turbans seem in various colours which are fit to the different region’s weather. They wear the turbans according to the region’s weather conditions.

Rajasthan Costumes for Women:

Women of Rajasthan wear mainly Ghaghara, Choli and Odhani dresses. These costumes are in bright colours, especially Ghaghara dresses are in many designs. The dresses are the ankle length long skirt with the narrow waist, which looks like an umbrella at the base. Rajasthani Women prefer to wear the cotton Ghaghara dresses, which are suitable to the weather conditions of Rajasthan. The cotton Ghaghara also very popular and those printed or dyed like mothras and leharlya print.