CLOTHING STYLES OF PUNJAB

Below is information about clothing people wear in Punjab. Women's Clothing -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Punjabi girls and women wear salwar kameez's with bright colored duppattas. A salwar kameez has two pieces of cloths: the kameez, or shirt or top piece, and the salwar, or pants or bottom piece. A duppatta is a piece of colorful cloth that women wear around their necks. Salwar kameez's and duppattas come in a variety of colors and designs. There are many stores that specialize and sell only these articles of clothing. Men's Clothing -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Men and boys generally wear loose pants or slacks with a collared shirt or t-shirt. Some males also wear the kurta pajama, an Indian shirt and pant outfit, especially the Punjabi farmer. On their head, many Sikhs also wear puggs, or turbans. Winter Clothing -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In winter, both women and men generally wear a woolen shawl, a small blanket, around their necks. Many men wear jackets and woolen caps as well.

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