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Unveiling Shararas


The sharara is a traditional dress that was introduced into the Indian culture during the Mughal rule. But now it forms one of the major traditional costumes ofIndia. The sharara suit consists of a long flowing divided skirt, a blouse or choli and a dupatta for covering the head. A unique feature of the sharara are the pants, which are fitted till the knee, with wide flares from the knee onwards. Shararas look beautiful on tall women.

These days, the sharara suit is popular among all Indian women, especially the younger generation. What’s more, women have a wide range of shararas to choose from-  sharara for weddings, the sharara choli for party wear, shararas for formal wear and so on.


Net Sharara- Net is always in and is a perfect materials for weddings. Here we feature a purple net sharara with a maroon heavy, long jacket, flared pants with a decorative trim and borders at the bottom. The jacket is heavy with diamonds, crystals, resham and zardozi. The purple dupatta has borders on all four sides and heavy tussles.

Jewelry: Pair with diamond neckless set and diamond kadas.
Makeup: Air brush makeup with bronzer, gold eye shadow with purple touch, light lipstick.
Accessories: Wedge heels and a potli purse with heavy work.

 Brown Sharara- with velvet long jacket, a net dupatta, zardozi work in an antique finish. Shimmer gota work adds to the beauty of the outfit.

 Make-up: Concealer base with cream mineral blush on light gold eye shadow and maroon  lipstick. Carry a gold purse and wear gold sandals.

Summer shararas-  are made out of cool fabrics like georgette, chiffon, net etc in pastel cool colors like light pink, lemon, yellow, sky blue, white, leaf green, off white, peach etc.

 Black sharara- match with black and white computer embriodery with gota trim on the edges.

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