Shalwar kameez, also spelled salwar kameez or shalwar qameez, is a traditional outfit originating in the Indian subcontinent. It is a generic term used to describe different styles of dress. The shalwar kameez can be worn by both men and women, but styles differ by gender. The shalwar (baggy trousers) and the kameez (long shirt) are two garments which are combined to form the shalwar kameez.
It is the national dress of Pakistan, and commonly worn throughout the Indian subcontinent.