Ethnic mood board Pishwas

Apart from historic architecture, cuisine, and culture, the Mughals left another beautiful piece of art for posterity – the pishwas. A truly timeless ensemble, pishwas are graceful and stylish. Perfect for any occasion, this women’s suit can work wonders when styled right. No wonder, the Pakistani entertainment fraternity are routinely seen in an array of these.

Whether it’s shaadi, engagement, or just a small family occasion, investing in an ornate pishwas set can be the best sartorial decision you make this festive season. Here are six stunning pishwas designs, courtesy of our favourite divas, for you to take fashion notes from before you start your festival shopping spree. Read on:

1. All else can fail, but you can always rely on Sarah Khan to deliver some breathtaking ethnic outfits. The green and blue pastel hues of this dress with silver detailing can be perfect for a day wedding ceremony.

2. It’s a different topic altogether that the iconic Maya Ali can pull off any outfit may it be ethnic or modern. However, you got to give it to the designer for this stunning ferozi pishwas with intricate golden embroidery.

3. Want a slightly lighter take on pishwas? Take style inspiration from Faiza Saqlain who looks gorgeous in this red cotton suit with delicate golden embroidery only on its trouser and dupatta.

4. How gorgeous does this powder pink pishwas look on Iqra? The pearly chandbalis and the minimal, entangled embroidery on the dress work out so well together.

5. For the artsy desi girl with an earthy aesthetic, a digital printed pishwas in black can make for a beautiful attire. Take lessons from Mushk Kaleem who is working different colours and prints together to create this gorgeous look.

6. Looking for a regal attire for an upcoming big, fat desi wedding? What can work better than a pishwas in bright colours like pink and purple? Don’t forget to pair your pishwas with a lehenga to give it that extra flowy appeal.