The skirts are a fine example traditionality coupled with modernity. In the Indian handloom, skirts can be seen either in Bandhej prints or heavy embroider in borders and waistline.
A skirt is a clothing that is worn below the waist and which covers all or part of the wearer’s legs. A shirt is a garment worn to cover the upper part of one’s body.
Skirts are an age old clothing tradition not only for India but for other countries of Asia too apart from western countries.The fashionable skirts became short in 1920s and then long again in 1930s. The cycle of skirts becoming longer and shorter kept on going till it became shortest of all during the 1960s.
Although, the Indian skirts are also cut and sewn in the shapes as mentioned as basic types, there are certain skirts that can be called typical Indian skirts.