Costumes of Kerala
Dress of Kerala - Know how do Kerala people dress up
The main dress worn by the people of Kerala is mainly traditional in
nature though the costumes are to a large extent guided by the
geographical conditions of the region.
traditional dress forms are the 'Mundu and Neriathu' (a white piece of
cloth with golden zari border symbolising royalty) for men; and 'sari'
(a 5-6 metres long piece of cloth embroidered with golden border) with
jacket for women.
With the changing trends in fashion and designing, the dress codes have
changed. A multitude of colours and designs are available today.
Men and women today are clad in a variety of dresses.
The people have now taken to the northern style of dressing up though
the western dresses have also found a lot of acceptance among the
Mundu - A White Piece of
Cloth with Golden Jerried Border.
Kerala traditional dress for Women
Saree and Blouse.
Women adorn themselves with new saris and ornamented jewellery and decorate their houses with intricate designs of 'rangolis' and 'pookkalam' (flowers).