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Lehenga choli is a popular outfit in India.  A complete set has a lehenga, choli, and dupatta (large scarf or sash).

A choli is basically an Indian shirt or top for women.  It's not just a shirt though.  It serves as both a shirt and a bra.  Sometimes it has a closed back with buttons or hooks and eyes.  Sometimes it has laces or ties.

It's usually worn with a saree or a lehenga, though these days many girls wear them with pants or jeans.

A lehenga is a long skirt.  It is usually a pleated or gathered circle skirt.  Sometimes they are made from saree, as they are easier to wear in some cases, but they're usually made just from regular fabric.

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