Lohri heralds the return of Sun - days get longer after the end of winter solstice. After months of chilly winter months, it is time to celebrate the end of it and look forward to balmy spring. Lohri is also the time for family time - standing around bonfires and munching on rewri (a sweet preparation made from Sesame seeds) and groundnuts. It is also the time for songs and dance.
Lohri functions are also the time to sport ethnic wear. As Lohri is essentially a Punjabi festival, what can be better than showing off one's Patiala suits? Not many will have them as it is not a daily wear choice. However, there are enough options available online, if you are keen on buying one.
With its dhoti styled pants and body-fitting kurta, a Patiala salwar kameez looks suitably festive. When paired with a jooti (flat Indian footwear) and a traditional jewellery, it can look very charming.
In case, we have decided to invest in one, here's a curated list from Amazon that you might find useful.
This pretty maroon suit is made from velvet (kurta) and santoon (salwar) polyester fabric. It also has a net with embroidery work dupatta to go with it. The kurta's maximum length is up to 41 inches. The package comes with one semi-stitched kurta, one unstitched salwar with a dupatta.
This Patiala suit is available on Amazon in three colour combinations - yellow, turquoise and green. The suit includes a kurta (cotton), a salwar (rayon) and a dupatta (nazneen). While the kurta is 2.25 meter long, the salwar is 2.5 meters in length. It is an unstitched dress material.
This is a pure cotton readymade salwar suit with dupatta. It is in a printed fabric. Because it is made from cotton fabric. It can be worn on many occasions other than festive; you can wear it to office and college. It can also be party wear or casual daily wear.
This is also a pure cotton readymade salwar suit dupatta set. It comes in a printed fabric and is ideal as festive wear and daily wear. You can wear it to office, college, for a get-together and as a casual wear.
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