Time and tide wait for none and in continuation of this saga there have been many an upheaval in Indian fashion industry that have an indelible mark on the way an Indian woman puts her attire on. Velvet Salwar Kameez too has been through many alternations in the material, designing and cuttings and fittings. The phrase “Salwar Kameez” has born out of the marriage between the two words “Salwar” and “Kameez”. “Salwar” means a pair of trousers that tight at the ends such as ankles but loosely fit otherwise while “Kameez” means a type of tunic that is loosely fit and worn with “Salwar”.
It is believed to be one of the traditional wears of women pertaining to the South Asia as well Central Asia comprising countries like India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh even though Velvet Salwar Kameez is predominantly worn by the gents as well belonging to the Punjabi and Muslim community. Gents from other communities too wear Velvet Salwar Kameez as a mark of their traditional wear and mostly wear during the festivities or occasions such as marriage etc.