The complete salwar suit is worn with a dupatta that is wrapped around the neck. Dupatta is essentially a long designed scarf. The dupatta is normally heavily embroidered and also matches the color of the shalwar kameez . The dupatta is an important part and completes the outfit. The dupatta is allows an individual to cover their head. In Indian culture the forehead is supposed to be covered in the presence of elderly people and at places of worship.