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Indian LenghaThe lengha is worn throughout modern day India and outside of India by migrant Indian communities. It is also sometimes referred to as a lehenga, gagra choli or by the gujaratis as chaniya choli.
The Indian lengha is a three piece ladies garment. Comprising of a long skirt blouse and veil. The skirt component being the lengha,the blouse being the choli and the veil being the dupatta. When offered for sale hence it is usually referred to as lengha choli with dupatta.The three components of this outfit are available in different styles. The cholis for example can be tailored with full back or backless and the lengha tailored in the common A line cut or the more modern fish tail.

The style of the Indian lengha is usually down to personal preference however religions and cultural attitudes to dress can also have a impact on the style worn. The Indian lengha was introduced in India by the Mughals who accepted this style of womens clothing as both modest and feminine.
The Mughals have long left India however this style of clothing as flourished within the Indian community as it is considered more comfortable to wear than the traditional sari.

This style of clothing is so much preferred by some in the Indian community that lenghas are now designed to look like saris so women can enjoy the benefits of both styles of clothing.The Indian lengha is available in many colours and tailored from many fabrics. The colours can reflect the occasion. Red is favoured by Indian brides many now shunning the traditional sari for the more comfortable lengha on their wedding day.To view or purchase Indian lengha’s from a large selection of colours and cloths visit the following website a retailer and supporter of modern day Indian fashion.

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