Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Chhari weave goes out of fashion

Chhari weave goes out of fashion

27
Nov '07
Chhari ghos is essentially a garment weaved from yak hair and wooland are usually dark brown in color. On the other hand Chhari Kiras also known as Honlo Kiras are bluish black in color.

Chhari clothes are very heavy compared to the normal ones and washing them can take quiet an amount of effort.

These garments were once very popular in the central region of dzongkhag where temperatures would drop below zero during winters. Besides, they were so expensive that only the rich upper class could afford it.

Chhari ghos were considered as superior in quality because they are quite durable and water-proof as well. Today, however, these clothes are not easily available since they are not woven in good quantities and are also very expensive.

Weaving of washed yak hair can take several months but once finished even a seven year old Chhari gho will look as good as a new one.


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 15th Oct 2021

UK, Italy announce new dialogue to boost exports, investment

UK international trade secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan has announced...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 15th Oct 2021

Bangladesh PM Hasina seeks Russian investment in jute sector

Stressing on expanding Bangladesh-Russia cooperation, Prime Minister...

Pic: Ungureanu Catalina Oana / Shutterstock.com

Textiles | On 14th Oct 2021

Los Angeles, Long Beach ports to open 24X7 to tackle shipping backlog

As container ships wait to dock in a traffic snarl, creating a strong ...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Marry with brand ethos

Water stewardship, Stakeholders

Water stewardship
Stakeholders

Water use efficiency remains relatively unexplored

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Fabric selection & recommendation based on client's brief

Chendhuran Sundar,

Chendhuran Sundar

Headquartered at Singapore, Crocodile is a global fashion and lifestyle...

Shyam Gupta,

Shyam Gupta

Established by <b>Shyam Gupta</b> in 1978, Gargee Designer's (GD) offers...

David Guiho,

David Guiho

Headquartered in Apt, South of France, Delta Plus designs, manufactures...

Dr. Sean Blamires, Evolution and Ecology Research Centre

Dr. Sean Blamires
Evolution and Ecology Research Centre

Using spider silk for clothing may not seem to be an attractive...

Suresh Patel, Non Woven Federation of India

Suresh Patel
Non Woven Federation of India

The Non Woven Federation of India (NWFI), representing the regional...

Pranesh Sridharan & Berndt Koll, Lenzing

Pranesh Sridharan & Berndt Koll
Lenzing

The Lenzing Group produces Lenzing Lyocell and Modal cellulosic fibres of...

Sarah Denise Cordery, Sarah Denise Studio

Sarah Denise Cordery
Sarah Denise Studio

Manchester, England-based Sarah Denise Studio provides relevant fashion...

Shalini Sharma & Shweta Pundir Sharma, Six Yard Story

Shalini Sharma & Shweta Pundir Sharma
Six Yard Story

Six Yard Story is a premium artisanal brand with a focus to bring handloom ...

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali, Kalaneca

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali
Kalaneca

<div>The journey of Kalaneca (kala-Art, Neca- Nikaah) formally began in...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


October 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search