Although Empire Waist originates in the West, it is a popular form in the East as well. Empire Waist is very similar to Anarkali style, where the bodies is fitted, ending just under the bust, and finishing off with a long and full volume frock. Unlike Empire Waist dresses, Anarkali outfits has a tight fitted bottom, usually a chori daar. Anarkali outfits were worn during the Mughal era and continue to be a popular form of outfits in the South Asian subcontinent.
Empire Waist or Anarkali, both forms of outfits
South Asian women continue the trend of Empire Waist or Anarkali in all seasons of fashion. Women wear this waist and style to casual get togethers with more simple styles, to parties with more elaborate work, and to weddings with heavy work usually on the bust area. Wear it whichever way you like and to wherever you like, this is the style that will look good and appeals to all.