Gharara And Sharara Difference

Gharara And Sharara Difference

“Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.”

—Yves Saint Lauren

Yes definitely a word women itself defines the dress by his way of carrying it out with his way of elegance and beauty. When it comes to women I believe a way of carrying out dresses is coming from the royal background of India and when I say royal in terms of the dress then the thought of gharara and sharara strike in my mind and guess what they both are making their comeback with a boom of modernity. Many people confuse gharara and sharara in so many ways. So here we have described both of the royal dresses which will help you.

Difference between Gharara And Sharara

Gharara is a traditional dress were worn by the Mughal women which have divided into two parts from waist to knee one part which is tight and from knee to bottom which is broad and the knee part which joins both the end contains gota lace which is a traditional artwork the material of the gota changed with time the maharanis in Mughal period used to put a very expensive gota with expensive work on that. On the other hand, Sharara is a Straight pant without any joint, and people usually wear them with long Kurti. Sharars are kind of plazos that are in limelight these days.



The Gharara dress originally is a Lucknowi dress that originated from nawabs of awadh during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It used to be wear on regular basis as a casual dress. But then it comes again in limelights in the period of 1950s to 1960s through some popular public figures at that time. Like Rana Liaquat Ali Khan. And again it came back with some modern concepts and designs in Hind belt but the difference is it is now worn on an occasional basis like a wedding.

On the other hand, Sharara is originated from Lebanese origin and its roots are found in Yemen. It comes into existence in the Hind belt during the 16th century with the Mughals. 

Some Gharar And Sharara Designs


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sharara designs

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