Kota Salwar kameez

With increasing knowledge and popularity on handcraft and handloom products , indian people has started preferring traditional handwoven apparels influencing people all over the world. Kota literally means the city Kota, in Rajasthan. The lightweight and sturdy fabric are what every women love all season , for all weather conditions. Rajasthan, India is well known place for Kota fabrics but the actual origin of Kota fabric is from Mysore. Kota weave is bought from Mysore to Rajasthan in the 17th century by the Mughal Empire.

Kota Doria is one versatile fabric that is perfect for both casual and formal wear. Initially Kota was made in cotton and cotton silk with monotone shades. But now the fabrics comes in mix and cotton and silk blends, where the Kota Doria has the strength as Cotton and same mesmerising lustre and softness as silk. The addition of these silk makes the fabric transparent which makes the apparel light weight and breathable fabric. Kota Doria was made in white and beige, but as the technology advanced Kota Doria was seen in a plethora of colours. That is the reason why people called Kota as Grace and Elegance.

Silk Kota salwar kameez

Kota Doria salwar kameez are made in three different styling , as it can be differentiated from casual to formal. The colorful salwar kameez can be worn for any occasions.

Basic Kota Doria

This is a simple Kota Doria fabric made only out of cotton or plain gold threads. It is the traditional method of making Kota Doria fabrics. these are always made in cotton for casual wears .

Cotton Kota straight cut Salwar kameez

Block Print Kota Doria

Block print Kota Doria salwar kameez are referred to as the hand block printed Kota Doria, they are very attractive and have unique designs. These are made in cotton and silk and also seperate Dupattas in tie dye and shibori patterns to mix and Match with different salwar kameez.

Cotton Kota Doria block print salwar material

Kota Doria with Zari Border

Definitely adding elegance and attractive blend to your colorful Kota Doria fabrics are the Kota salwar kameez with zari borders. this Kota style is made in silk materials for occasions and festival with various other embroideries like Gota, Kundan and mirror work to make the kota weave exuberant and extravagant.

Kota A line salwar kameez with Gota borders

As we know the styling of Kota Doria fabrics let’s see some of salwar kameez that are made out of them. The Collection ‘Encore’ showcased at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 was a tribute to all the ancient textiles and their art. The hand woven fabric of Kota Doria was seen textured with dyeing or shibori and stitching details. The salwar kameez showcased in fashion show were an amalgamation of various fabrics and thread works like Kota Doria, brocade, velvets, cotton with laces and zari borders.

Kota Doria Sharara suit

This fashion show gave us major style inspiration in how the traditional Kota Doria fabric can be used to design salwar kameez in fashionable ways like jackets for salwar kameez, palazzos for Salwars, Kota Doria Dupattas etc.

Kota Tie Dye Dupatta

The checked weaves , subtle shimmer in the weaves, thick silk fabric border that creates a delicate and translucent appearance is the rich strength of a Kota salwar kameez. A Kota Doria salwar kameez is the perfect light weight, comfortable, and thin with amakey feel and gauzy texture. Cotton Kota salwar kameez are mainly used for casual wears, such as straight cut salwar kameez, simple anarkali salwar kameez, A line salwar kameez. The Silk Kota Doria salwar kameez have square checks called Khate are present in every variety of the fabric, they are further complemented with intricately embroidered borders with interesting floral and leafy motifs looks best Abaya style anarkali salwar suits, jacket anarkali suits, sharara suits etc.

Kota Anarkali salwar suit

Kota Doria salwar suits comes in printed and digital also. Printed Kota Doria comes with vibrant ethnic prints which enhances the suits appeals especially block print Kotta Doria salwar kameez and hand block print Kota Doria Dupattas are most popular in trend these past few years, another famous are the shibori and tie dye kota doria salwar kameez in various salwar kameez designs . The fanciest of the lot is the Kota Doria Salwar Kameez that comes with gold thread work all over the fabric. It is both elegant and opulent , a sumptuous melding of soft, dreamy aesthetics with rich designs. This type of Kota Doria salwar materials are used to create beautiful Indowestern Kota Doria salwar kameez .

Actress Dhrashti Dhamini in a Kota zari work salwar suit

Kota cotton Salwars kameez are an excellent option for summers for comfortable wear , get the classic Rajasthan inspired aesthetic, women should pair up zari work Kota salwar suits with Kundan or colorful enabled meenakari necklaces, earrings and bangles would break the monotony of the classic Kota salwar such comes in white or gold shade and for the salwar kameez with which you can pair Kota Dupattas. For formal events and office wear, women can opt for understated yet elegant jewelry pieces such as pearl necklaces and silver earrings, oxidised dual tone ornaments also bead ornaments like chunky necklaces and chunky bangles in contrasting shades will look good. There are lot of Kota fabrics which you can style for salwar kameez, and matching jutti and clutch with same fabric. Kota kurtas in block print are the new age college wear. which would complement the delicate beauty of the Kota Doria fabric without overwhelming it in any way. Metallic heel sandals and an embroidered handbag would complete the outfit perfectly.

Indo western Kota Kurta

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