Peshawar shalwarnThe traditional dress of Peshawar and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan is the khalqa (gown) which opens at the front or shirt which does not open at the front, and the Peshawari shalwar which is very loose down to the ankles.,
The flat, woollen, rolled-up hat called a pakol is nowadays one of the undisputed symbols of Afghanistan.03-Jan-2014
Traditional Afghan outfits comprise of a long-sleeved dress with a full skirt, known as a kamiz or firaq, and loose trousers called partug.14-Sept-2021
Most Afghans are Muslim and virtually all Afghan women wear a head covering based on the local interpretation of religious laws. Most women wear a hijab or chador as a covering. Some wear a chadari, better known in the West as burqa. In a few places like Kabul, Western dresses like jeans are often worn.
The clothing of the Baloch people consists of various styles of kameez and shalwar, turban, shoes and head scarfs.
Pashtun men usually wear a Partūg-Kamees in Pashto (sometimes worn with a pakul or paṭkay), which is very similar, almost identical, to the Shalwar Kameez. In the Kandahar region young men usually wear different type of hat similar to a topi and in the Peshawar region they wear white kufis instead.
Skirts and dresses should always sit at or just above the knee. A collared blouse or dress-material top is recommended, and should either be tucked in or fall just below your waistline. Tops should never hang below the hem of your suit jacket, or be too short that they show your stomach.
Traditional dress may be defined as the ensemble of garments, jewelry, and accessories rooted in the past that is worn by an identifiable group of people. Though slight changes over time in color, form, and material are acknowledged, the assemblage seems to be handed down unchanged from the past.
Khyber PakhtunkhwannPashtun women commonly wear shalwar kameez, and in some regions, particularly in Tribal areas women wear firaq partug which is also worn in neighbouring Afghanistan.