Salwar kameez is a traditional dress worn by both women and men in South and Central part of Asia. It is a traditional dress worn by the Punjabis and the Pakistanis.
New fashion Salwars comes in vibrant designs, pattern, fabrics and structure. There are essentially legging of the suit, called payjama ,which it has lazes to tight around waist, the most common salwar or the regular basis is cotton salwar , its the most common one can be worn every day, these are soft, skin friendly and gives soothing effect during summers. Among all the salwar suits Patiyala suits are the best because it is the most trendy and comfortable form of dressing, blending the tradition and modernity. The essence of this salwar kameez lies in its typical salwar design. Patiyala pattern of salwar-kameez was originated in the royal city of Punjab.
The reason can be found in the fact that a lot of cloth is required to make this new fashion salwars . It needs about 4.5 meters as compared to 2.25 meters required for salwars of traditional salwar suits. Common man could not afford to get about 7 meters of fabric for making only one salwar suit set. Therefore, it was restricted to the royal and rich families. Patiala salwar with lots of pleats is also referred to as Patiala "Shahi" salwar since it was worn by the shahi or royal people of Patiala city in state of Punjab. There is a vast difference between the cutting pattern of the common salwar suit and the patiyala suit. Its distinguishing characteristic is folds of cloth stitched together that meet at the bottom.