Tie Dye Salwar Suits

Tie Dye is back. An artwork used almost for centuries, it is one of the fastest growing trend in fashion world. Thanks to the sustainability, eco fashion and natural dyes that have played an influencing role in the comeback of tie dye attires in different forms. Now-a-days, you can find ‘sophisticated’ tie-dye that are simply styled by simplex motifs and monochromatic color schemes. The new era tie-dye is fashion forward ranging from the varied sophisticated colour combinations to the more elevated fabrics and the extraordinary designs.

While resist dyeing techniques have been around for centuries, the modern phrase “tie-dye” was invented in the 1960s and had its last heyday in the ‘90s. Well in case you missed it, the ‘90s are officially back! With that comes a new wave of tie-dye love. Trending color palettes and creative indo western tie dye salwar suits take this trend into the “now”, and we’re loving it on a variety of salwar kameez styles.

Muslin tie dye sharara salwar suit

Making of Tie Dye

The mesmerizing dyeing technique fabric is dyed using a particular resist dyeing method. From rainbow to pastel colors, one can create any unique and vibrant pattern using this interesting tie-dye technique.

There are many traditional variations of Tie-dye around the world, including Shibori and Ikat. Modern tie-dye is considered to be an American art form! Each type is unique, but basically, Tie-dye is a way of creating patterns of color by folding, tying, stitching, crumpling or otherwise preparing the fabric to inhibit the flow of the dye into the folds of the fabric. The pattern of the folds and where the colors are squirted determines the final design. With experience, the end result can be predicted and controlled to some extent, but the surprise is part of what makes tie-dye an exciting and interesting art form that even a first timer can have great results with. A fun & easy craft for children, camps and groups. Any natural fiber is great for tie-dye: cotton, rayon, hemp, linen.

Normal tie dye technique
Ikat Tie Dye Technique
Bandhej Tie dye technique

Different type of Tie Dye

Shibori Tie Dye Salwar Kameez

The popularity of Shibori – an ancient tie-dye technique which originated in Japan – has been on the rise for the last few years. Making a prominent mark in the fashion industry, it has been used by many international designers on the most prestigious runways of the world. handcrafted designs of shibori salwar kameez with intricate patterns of Shibori in brilliant color scheme that is synonymous to the Indian palette are famous around India. The Shibori collection is a perfect alignment of ethnic couture. A well-curated range of the Shibori ‘tie-dye’ salwar kameez on Rayon or Cotton fabric in bright colors will suit every occasion.

Shibori Anarkali Salwar Suit

Ikat Tie Dye Salwar Kameez

Ikat also called as “Poetry of Loom” extremely intricate, unique and beautiful form of tie dye is Ikat . It’s diamond shaped prints and exotic colour combinations and the blurry effect of the technical tie dye makes this form of tie dye a must have in every one’s closet. Ikat is a sophiscared form of tie dye that looks best in cotton as well as silk. Ikat straight cut salwar kameez are a staple among Indian women for special occasions. Ikat Tie dye salwar-kameez sets, kurtas and Patiala suits make comfortable options for regular wear.

Who says cotton dresses are not glamorous? Every fashion enthusiast who likes wearing Indian attires should invest in an Ikat dupatta. They have peppy colours and bold prints which are perfect for almost every plain unsophisticated suits.

Satin Silk Ikat Salwar suit

Bandhej Tie Dye Salwar Kameez

Bandhani, also known as Bandhej; is a type of tie and dye textile which is adorned by plucking the cloth into many bindings, that form a design. Practiced mainly in the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat. The art of Bandhani involves dyeing the fabric which is tightly tied with a thread at several places to produce different patterns. Bandhej or Bandhani is the oldest form of tie and dye. Bandhej is generally worn as a wedding outfit or on traditional occasions. Finer the Bandhani work, more expensive the fabric is. Bandhani is generally made up of natural colors where the main colors are yellow, blue, green and black. Bandhani print salwar kameez is often embellished with mirror work or gota work, to give it a majestic look.

Bandhani fabrics have their own specific meanings in different communities in India. Bandhani is one of the oldest techniques of creating different designs and patterns on fabric. Bandhani or Bandhej is generally made up of natural colors. However, each color has its own significance.

*RED, which is a symbol of marriage, is believed to give a good future and fortune to a newly wed bride.

*SAFFRON is the color of a yogi.

*YELLOW symbolizes spring and joy.

*BLACK AND MAROON are the colors of mourning.

Bandhini are not only famous sarees, let’s not forget bandhini anarkali salwar and bandhini Patiala suits that is loved by indian women on special occasion and bandhini print cotton salwar materials that can be stitched for casual wears. Nowadays, there is a huge rush for bandhini Dupattas to be paired with monotoned salwar suits.

Actress Nayanthara in Bandhini salwar kameez
Rayon Bandhini floor length Anarkali salwar suit

Leheriya Tie Dye Salwar Kameez

When we hear the name “lehariya’ first thing comes in mind is the Royal state of India, Rajasthan. The meaning of “lehariya” means wave that gives visual invocation of the flow of water. The distinctive patterns of lehariya are made on salwar kameez with the tie-dye process. To draw the animated appearance on salwar kameez, the fabric is dyed after tying it in a specific pattern. Immersing of cloth in colorful dye results in mesmerizing designs. White background reveals more of lehariya designs and makes it look imperial. The ground-breaking artwork salwar kameez called lehariya are widely worn for wedding, party, festival, and other occasions

Lehariya salwar suit looks astonishing in the spring season. Nowadays, zigzag patterns of irregular colorful strips have started to use to make leheriya designs on clothes. The vivacious shades of lehariya salwar kameez offer great appeal to its wearers .

Georgette Leheriya Patiala salwar suit

Tie Dye Sequin Salwar suits

The tie-dye sequinned salwar suits needs a special mention because they are in trend this year for weddings and special occasion and they are perfect for the millennials brides! Anyone looking for the slightest quirk in their wedding looks can easily wear tie dye sequin abaya style anarkali or high low anarkali salwar suit on their Cocktail or Sangeet. The tie dye sequin salwar suits scream freshness and modernity.

Tie dye cotton kurtas

Beautiful tie-dyed soft flowy cotton tie dye kurtas in anarkali , straight cut, floor length anarkali style, Patiala or punjabi, palazzo and dupatta salwar suits are widely chosen by young women for college and office wear or for causal wears. Let the soft fabric relax you. Ideal for staycations, weekend getaways, sunday brunches and romantic holidays.

Tie dye cotton kurta
Cotton Tie Dye Kurta

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