Beauty & Fashion

Kerala is the land of cultural diversity. Keralities has a tendency to follow fashions of others. The dressings of keralities includes traditional and modern fashions. The fashions introduced by malayalees are world famous. The typical dressing of Malayali woman is saree and blouse, as in the case of gents dhothi and shirt. The dressing of Malaylees related to the climate of Kerala. Its the simplest form of dressing prevailing in the world.

The women mostly dress themselves in those wonderful six meters of silk or cotton called SARI. The more convenient dresses like Churidar and Western fashion styles are popular among the younger generation. 
The men mostly subscribe to trousers and shirt like the rest of the world. How ever you shouldn't be surprised if you find them dressed in the traditional "Kasavu Mundu", a three to four meter long cotton twin cloth with silk border, as formal dress and a colourful cloth called "Kaily" or "Lunky" at home as the informal dress. Mundu is more popular in the rural areas. The typical style of a Malayalee is "Mundu", top covered with a silk cloth called "Melmundu" and wooden slippers called as "Methiyadi". The very interesting thing about a Malayalee is his Moustache. Almost 90% of the men having a nice Moustache. It is very easy to identify a Malayalee. Most of the Malayalees love to have a nice Beard too.