Indian words adopted by global fashion

Indian words adopted by global fashion

It’s very interesting to know that many words of currency you are using comes from different countries. Today we are going to share the list of several Indian & Hindi words that are used globally in the fashion industry. Such as:

Sari: A traditional garment worn by women, typically made of silk/cotton and draped around the body.

Lehenga: Traditional skirt, usually worn with a choli/blouse, and a dupatta/scarf.

Salwar: Pair of loose-fitting pants wear by women, often used with a kameez, which is a long tunic.

Chikankari: Embroidery originating from Lucknow, an old city in India, that is typically done on muslin or cotton fabrics.

Banarasi: Made up of silk fabric that is traditionally made in Varanasi, India, & is known for its intricate gold & silver threadwork.

Kurta: A long shirt or tunic that is typically used by men in South Asia, & has become popular globally as a stylish and comfortable garment.

Dupatta: Long scarf that is typically worn with a kurta or lehenga and is used to cover the head & chest.

Kanjeevaram: Famous silk saree that originates from the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, known for its bright colours & gold zari work.

Chanderi: Also a type of silk and cotton fabric that originates from the town of Chanderi in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is known for its fine texture & delicate embroidery.

Patola: Fine type of silk saree from Gujarat, India, is known for its intricate double weave & vibrant colours. 

Jutti: A kind of traditional footwear that is typically made of leather and embroidered with intricate designs.

Anarkali: Long flowing tunic that is worn with leggings or churidar pants & is popularly known as an Anarkali suit.

Phulkari: A type of embroidery that originates from the Punjab region of India and Pakistan, known for its colourful floral designs.

Bandhani: A type of tie-dye technique that originates from the state of Gujarat in India, known for its vibrant colours and intricate patterns.

Kalamkari: hand-painted or block-printed fabric that originates from Andhra Pradesh, India, known for its intricate depictions of mythological scenes & stories.

These are just a few examples of Indian & Hindi words that are used globally in the fashion industry. There are many other traditional garments from India & textiles that have gained popularity worldwide.