Counter the Cold with Kashmiri Phirans

Counter the Cold with Kashmiri Phirans

Come winter, the warm, fuzzy, and cozy winter essentials make their way out of the back of the wardrobe and end up on our coat stands. Winter is the best time of the year - it brings with it chilly mornings and romantic evenings that demand all our attention and a fashionable upgrade. While coats and jackets are the conventional winter staples, we urge you to go the extra mile and explore winter essentials like the Kashmiri phirans that are not just stylish but also warm and functional.

Kashmir is the epitome of beautiful, snow-clad beauty but the winters bring with them the need to explore winter staples that stand strong against the chilly breeze and low temperatures. Over the years, Kashmiri fashion has evolved from functional to functionally fashionable. Here are a few Kashmiri phirans that you can add to your wardrobe and bring home a part of this rich cultural haven. 

Phiran - The Kashmiri Winter Essential  

A Kashmiri phiran is a loose-fitting winter coat made from fabrics like cashmere, velvet, or soft wool and accentuated with authentic handcrafted embroidery in golden or silver threads. Phiran (or Pheran) is a traditional coat that is a part of Kashmiri's cultural identity. The phiran is mostly used in the winter season as it is warm and cozy.

Over the years, the phiran has evolved from a winter staple to a style statement that embodies luxury and craftsmanship in one elegant garment. Luxuries of Kashmiri bring you the most extravagant phirans reimagined for the modern-day woman. The phirans are tailored from ethically sourced and carefully curated luxe fabrics that are rendered to perfection, embodying the essence of the original phiran. The garment is then highlighted with intricate handwork carefully executed by the artisans of the valley. The handcraft showcases beautiful motifs usually depicting the flora and fauna of the valley, a story woven to perfection and clad with delicate accents.

Kashmiri women love their phirans, they see them as a part of their rich culture, a versatile garment that keeps them cozy but also reminds them of their heritage. The Kashmiri garment is a versatile addition to one's wardrobe, and the sustainable manufacturing process of Luxuries of Kashmir can make for an heirloom that can be passed on to generations to come.

Here are some eye-catching phirans that can double up as excellent style investments for the winters:

The Royal Velvet Phiran

Rendered in the most ethereal hue of two-toned maroon and tailored to perfection, the numinous phiran from the AW ‘22 collection is a charming style staple to invest in. The elegantly crafted phiran displays a feminine vibe with its unique silhouette and the gold embroidery along the neckline, sleeves, and pocket adds a touch of grandeur to the outfit.

The Elegant Monochrome Phiran

Crafted from soft and delicate wool, this elegant monochrome phiran is the ideal choice for a graceful woman. The black phiran is ladened with white puff tilla embroidery along the panels, sleeves, and pockets, adding a pop of vibrance and a sprinkle of elegance. The black phiran is the quintessential winter staple of dreams, one to own with pride.

The Vibrant Phiran

Adding a pop of color to your wardrobe and your day is no big deal when you have your coral phiran handy. The velvet fabric is adorned with traditional dabka embroidery and pearl accents. The vivid hues and the golden work along the neckline and sleeves make for a rather royal look. 

Invest in a phiran today and thank us later!