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Churidar kurta is also a very popular Indian dress amount the urban class. It can be said churidar kurta has evolved from the salwar kameez. Salwar kameez is a loose fitting dress where as the churidar kurta is a more body hugging dress. Churidar kurta is more preferred by ladies who are fit and comfortable showing off their curves. The main difference in a churidar kurta from a salwar kameez is its pants. The pants in a churidar kurta suit are known as a churidar. A churidar is a body hugging pant and is longer than the legs. The extra fabric gathers at the ankles giving them a look of chuddis (bangles) hence the name churidar.
A traditional churidar has a drawstring at the waist, this drawstring needs to be drawn and tied at the waist. Generally women tie a one knot and half. Modern churidars are designed with an elastic band at the waist. This is very convenient for first timers and foreigners.

The churidar pant has further evolved into leggings, leggings are pants cut in a churidar fitting and are made of stretch material. Leggings hug the legs and really flaunt all the curves. Some designers are even designing churidars in denim material too.

The kurta of kurta churidar and kameez of salwar kameez are not very much different. Except that the kurta maybe shorter then its counter part, the kameez.

Churidar kurta looks very good on tall women.

Both Salwar kameez and Churidar kurtas are made from variety of fabrics including cotton, silk, net, crepe, georgette, brocade, and jacquard. Items used the embroidery are sequins, beads, zari, kori, stones cut dana etc. Designers are now-a-days using different beautiful fabrics as laces to design the suits. Materials like Borcade are used extensively.

If the embroidery on the kurta is light then the dupatta has heavy embroidery. Generally the dupatta matches the color of the churidar. Or it may even be bi-color. Dupattas are made of the following fabrics, Net, georgette, crepe and silk. It may have a piping of contrast color. Piping on the border adds to the beauty of the dupatta.

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