Say it with a Sharara: Why are sharara sets evergreen?

Say it with a Sharara: Why are sharara sets evergreen?

Coming from the Awadh region during the Mughal era Shararas have been there for a long time now. They have been the staple in old Bollywood movies and hence a classic when it comes to iconic fashion attires. Easy to carry and the perfect blend between the old and the new these are one of the most evergreen clothing attire for women. 

The right choice when you are looking for the perfect blend of traditional and modern! 

When you want to wear something that has its roots buried deep into the cultural realm yet gives you the comfort and confidence of a modern-day wear you for a Sharara. The flared wide-legged trousers paired with straight Kurtis or designer anarkalis give you the desired look. It can also be paired with a top of your choice or a blazer, and this versatility is another reason why it remains evergreen and never goes out of trends. 

Do not confuse it with a Gharara!

Both are very similar and difficult to distinguish at first glance as they are usually paired with long Kurtis, although the trends and taste keep on changing. A sharara is fitted at the waist and flares down while a gharara is fitted till the knees from the waist and flares on till the bottom. Another difference between the two is that gharara is typically worn with short kurtis and a sharara is worn with long kurtis. 

Courtesy of the cinema world.

This regal attire will have you looking like a diva, and you will be able to flaunt it like the Bollywood actresses in the 90s and 2000s. From Kareena Kapoor to Katrina Kaif to Deepika Padukon these actresses have stunned and stole millions of hearts in the Shararaas. This is another reason why there has been a rise in recent times in the demand for this dress. 

There is room for experimenting.

Curiosity has always led to new inventions, and the pant styled dresses have always had room and have seen a lot of experimentation from early on, giving us the likes of Palazzos and fashion pyjama. Also, when you have something as versatile and eye-appealing it naturally finds a way into your wardrobe. You can wear them on the most special occasion and guarantee heads turning be it a wedding or a festival shararas are the perfect attire for you. 

Here are some of the top picks brought specially for you so that you can pick one that right for you. 

Chiffon Jin Sharara-

This piece from Ambraee is the ideal piece for someone looking for a light to carry yet having the same feel of the traditional Sharara. The chiffon with the floral design will have you feeling light as air, and the white attracts all the positivity your way. 

Olive Green Sharara Set- 

The one thing that stands out in this piece is the colour, and olive green spiritually signifies compassion and wisdom. Giving you an elegant look it is sure to set you apart from the crowd, and it goes well for those ladies who have an inverted triangle body shape. The vertical lines make you look slimmer and an appealing silhouette diverting attention away to your best parts. 

Off white Effat Sharara- 

The multi-tone design of this Sharara on the dupatta with the large printed lowers give an overall attractive look to the piece. It can be paired with little to no jewellery, so if you are someone who is not into accessories or jewelry this is perfect for you. All you need is a pair of earrings that match the colour combination, and you are ready to rock. 

Kali sharara- 

This particular set from Ambraee will have you looking picture perfect with the balanced color that is neither too bright nor too dull. The heavy designs on the dupatta as well as the kurta, give an elegant touch to the set. It also gives you the freedom to pair your most beloved jewellery and accessories to enhance your look. 

Green Bageecha Sharara set- 

This is one piece that will take you back to the Mughal gardens where Shararas originated from. If you are looking for something traditional and conventional that is rooted in the origins, this should be your pick. It has the perfect blend of colours transitioning between the grey yellow and green. 


Shararas have been there for a long time and are not going anywhere soon, and the classic pieces are the perfect combination between the old and the modern. All that you need to do is a look for the perfect piece that compliments your taste and persona and rock it. You can wear them to traditional festivals or occasions and be sure to have eyes chasing you down the aisle.