Patiala salwars come from the joyful land of Patiala, Punjab. Patiala salwars are for the royal events and worn at very special occasion by every Punjabi woman.
The pleats in these salwars start from the waist and goes straight joining the end cuffs. While the making of it demands lengthy fabric or materials, they offer optimum freedom while moving around.
Since the patiala salwar is very loose and stitched with pleats it is a very comfortable outfit to wear.
Its distinguishing characteristic is folds of cloth stitched together that meet at the bottom.
Patiala salwars require double the length of material to get stitched, which is generally four meters in length. The fall of the pleats of the Patiala Salwar is such that it gives a beautiful draping effect. The pleats are stitched on the top to a belt.
It is comfortable in summer.