Most traditional clothes are extremely graceful, but I’m sure everyone will agree that traditional clothes are at the same time quite cumbersome too. They are not exactly designed for working. Contrary to most ethnic clothes however, the shalwar kameez, apart from being sophisticated, is also comfortable. It is convenient to wear on short notice and allows ease of movement for the wearer. It’s hardly surprising that the salwar kameez has gained popularity with the large section of working women
Relaxed and casual can also be ‘try-hard’. People who dress to look like they just rolled out of bed can become fixated on casual, and end up looking like they view ironing as a sin. By all means, be relaxed, but don’t look like a counterfeit of the thing you’re trying to express.