Salwar kameez is also spell shalwar kameez and shalwar qamiz is a customary dress worn by both women and men in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. It is now and then known as Punjabi suit owing to its popularity in the Punjab region and the Pathani suit, due to the reality that the Pathans of Kabul set up the dress to the rest of South Asia.

It is loose pajama like trousers the legs are broad at the top and narrow at the bottom,
The kameez is a long shirt or tunic. The division seams known as the chaak are left open below the waist-line, which gives the wearer greater freedom of movement. In Afghanistan and Pakistan, it is the preferential garment of both sexes. In Bangladesh and India, it is most usually a woman's garment. Though the majority of Indian women wear traditional clothing, the men in India can be found in more traditional western clothing. Shalwar kameez is the traditional dress worn by a range of peoples of south-central Asia. In India and Pakistan it is a mainly popular style of dress. Shalwar or Salwar is a short loose or parallel trouser.