Ladies Indian fancy dress outfits have always been popular at Halloween and other types of costume parties, especially Wild West themed parties. Female Indian costumes often make up one half of a couples combination, where the man will either go dressed as a cowboy or an Indian chief.
There are a whole range of female Indian costumes available to choose from online at specialist Indian fancy dress websites, which means that whatever your age, your size or your character, there is bound to be a ladies Indian fancy dress costume out there that is right for you.
Below we look at a selection of female Indian costumes to give you an idea as to what you might go for, if you are looking for an outfit for Halloween or that Western themed party.
What kind of ladies Indian fancy dress costumes are available?
1). Indian Squaw costume
The Indian Squaw outfit is the most traditional looking of the different types of ladies Indian costumes and is usually based around a dress made from faux suede with a fringed trim. These types of Indian Squaw costumes will often come with a number of extras such as matching arm bands and a traditional Native American headband, with a feather in place. Of course, there are plenty of accessories that you can purchase to add to your outfit to give it that little extra bit of authenticity, such as moccasins, a tomahawk, or even a bow and arrow set.
2). Indian Princess costume
An Indian Princess outfit is usually aimed at a younger generation than the Indian Squaw outfit and can sometimes be quite a sexy costume. They are usually based around a stretch faux suede dress, or mini-dress, that has a feather or bead trim, a lace-up neckline and a fringe hem. The Indian Princess outfits can also include a matching feather headdress, an armband, a tomahawk, etc., but if not then these are all accessories that you may well want to consider buying.
3). Bollywood costume
Of course, if you are not actually going to a Wild West party and you are looking at an Indian fancy dress outfit to wear at Halloween or another type of fancy dress party, then there is a different and totally original type of costume that you might want to consider.
Bollywood costumes, made famous in the Indian Bollywood movies, are also great outfits that are extremely elegant and comfortable to wear. Usually based around a purple blouse and skirt, to give the impression of a Sari, they are decorated with gems, printing and braids, resulting in an awesome costume to wear to any party.