Sharara or Gharara? Are you confused too?

Sharara or Gharara? Are you confused too?

Nothing remains persistent in the fashion world as it is dynamic. No trend stays forever as they come and go at their own speed.

Currently, Shararas and Ghararas have taken the ethnic world by storm. They are quite trending but like many fashion terms, we often get confused between a sharara and a gharara. Lets reduce it a little bit. 

A Sharara is a pair of wide-legged pants with a lot of flares. It gives an illusion of a flowy long skirt.
While, a Gharara is a cousin of Sharara as it is a pair of wide-legged pants but instead of a flare from the waist itself, they are fitted from waist to knees. There is a thick band right above the knees where the cloth is gathered and there is a flare from knees to toes.

Both of these outfits are popularly worn in South Asia especially, by Indian and Muslim women.
They require a large amount of fabric and are heavily embellished.
On the other hand, they are equally different :

  •  Sharara is of Lebanese origin while Gharara is from the Awadh region of Uttar Pradesh.
  •  A Sharara can be paired up with both a long or short kurta and a dupatta while a Gharara can be paired up with a short Kurti and a dupatta.
  • A Sharara is fitted at the waist and flows down freely without any joints while a Gharara is fitted from the waist to the knees.

Since the past few years, heavy Lehengas, Sarees, and Salwar Suits have taken a back seat and modern Sharara and Gharara dresses have come into the limelight. The Sharara is longer than the Lehenga and flares more around the waist which makes the look more stylish. Unlike the Lehenga which is paired with a Blouse and Dupatta, the Shararas and Ghararas are paired with
Kurta and a dupatta can give a more contemporary look. So, if you want to stand out in a crowd, choose a Sharara or Gharara.

These Sharara and Gharara suits have always been a comeback now and then by various celebrities whether Kareena Kapoor in Agent Vinod or Anushka Sharma in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, and also has become a part of popular Punjabi beats also. Whether you are a bride-to-be or a bridesmaid, or even our darling mommies, the Sharara and Gharara suits would appease the requirements and make you a style icon. These suits can be donned for various celebrations including engagements, weddings, Mehendi functions, receptions, parties, festivals like Lohri, etc.
In keeping up with the trend Darpaha, International Fashion Vogue brings to you a variety of authentic Sharara and Gharara suits with vibrant colors and fabric with beautiful Hand embroidery work to wear on different occasions. These easy-to-carry outfit comes in a range of hand embroidery, sequins work, Zardosi, Cut Dana, Dabka and gotta patti work by our skilled artisans.

As they can be paired with Kurti for a stylish look, a Lucknowi dress for a Nawabi look, etc.  A grand amalgamation of beauty and grandeur, a representation of rich culture, heritage and tradition resulting in awe-inspiring craftsmanship and embellishments is of the Sharara and Gharara Suits.

heck out Darpaha's Sharara and Garara Collection:

Written By
Priyanka Sood

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