Phiran or Pheran is the traditional outfit for both males and females in the state of Kashmir in India. The traditional Phiran extend to the feet, which was popular up to late 19th century, a relatively modern variation of the Phiran extends to below the knees. The traditional Phiran do not have side slits.
In summer, phirans are made of cotton, but in winter they are made of wool, protecting the body from cold. The phirans are characterized by their broad sleeves and elaborate zari embroideries or floral patterns around the neck and the pocket area. Nowadays phirans are also very popular in all parts of India, especially woolen phiran in winter.