The Kurta Pyjama worn in North India and in a looser version in Pakistan, consists of a long shirt and trousers topped with a hand-embroidered waistcoat.
Colours and designs shown on this website are representative only as a wide variety of fabrics are used. If you are interested in a specific colour, please email us to check availability before ordering.
The kurta (shirt) Pyjamas (trousers) are worn by men throughout India, though more commonly in the North. It is loose and cool and ideal for a hot climate. In Pakistan and Afghanisthan men wear a looser and longer version called a salwar kameez. Many kinds of waistcoats are worn when it is cooler and for more formal occasions. This colourful waistcoat is hand embroidered in the Kutchi style.
The word pyjamas, defined as’ loose trousers for sleeping’, is one of many from Indian languages that has come into common usage in English. Other common ‘Indian’ words are jungle, khaki, bungalow, punch, shampoo, chintz, catamaran, jodhpurs and juggernaut.
This outfit has been made in India by disadvantaged young women.
Kurta Pyjamas: polyester Waistcoat: of mixed fibres
Wash Kurta Pyjamas in cold water / Dryclean waistcoat
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