Tamil Nadu Traditional Costumes

Tamil Nadu traditional costumes:

Tamil Nadu traditional costumes are very famous for every traditional activity. The temples, rich culture of Tamil Nadu are well respected by all Indians. Especially Tamilians give respect to wear their traditional dresses. The traditional dress of Men in Tamil Nadu is Lungi. They also called Dhoti with Angavastram and a shirt. The women wear traditional sari and blouse. The dress of Tamil Nadu People admired and liked by everyone.

tamil nadu traditional costumes

Women dressing style:

The saris are very famous in Tamil Nadu. There are many materials used to weave the saris. They are like cotton, silk, crepe silk, organza, georgette and patola silk. The women in Tamil Nadu are wearing rich culture saris. The young girls wear full-length short blouse and shawl, this style of wearing is called Pavada, which also known as half sari. Now most of the women in cities are wearing Salwar Kameez, Jeans and Pants. Men are wearing T-shirts, Cotton shirts and lungi. The women in Tamil Nadu wear the traditional costume of Sari with Zari work.

Kanchipuram Saris:

The Kanchipuram saris are wearing on wedding occasions when going to temples and on auspicious days. The women also interesting to wear the Kanchipuram saris even in offices also. The colour, texture and style of these saris are very famous all over the world. The saris weave with the combination of Silk and Cotton yarn. The length of the sari is generally six yards long. Style and comfort of the sari most elegant which can suit anyone. The women also interested to wear another variety of silk saris with heavy zari embroidery. They express the rich culture and tradition of Tamil Nadu. But most of the women give preference to wear Kanchipuram saris.

tamil nadu traditional costumes

Tamil Nadu traditional costumes style of Men:

There are not more variety costumes to the men according to their tradition. Generally, they use Lungi with white shirt and angavastra. The lungies available in different colours, but pure white lungies are the traditional costumes to the men in Tamil Nadu and also marriage costumes. The young ones wear the lungies in various colours. The men interest to wear Angavastram. Which is most Tamil dressing style and a piece of cloth wrapped around the shoulders. At present, the men are using Tea Shirts, jeans and other modern costumes.