The Punjabi Jutti is a type of footwear common in Punjab and neighboring regions. They are traditionally made up of leather and with extensive embroidery, in real gold and silver thread as inspired by Punjabi royalty over 400 years ago. Prior to that, Rajputs of the northwest used to wear leather juttis Now with changing times different jutti with rubber soles are made available. Besides Punjabi jutti, there are various local styles as well. Closely related to mojaris. Juttis have evolved into several localized design variations, even depending upon the shoemaker. However by large, they have no left or right distinction, and over time take the shape of the foot. They usually have a flat sole, and are similar in design for both women and men, except for men they have a sharp extended tip, curved upwards like traditional mustaches, and are also called khussa,
. Along with traditional dresses like sherwani or kurta pajama, juttis form the and some women’s juttis have no back part, near the ankle. Even with changing times juttis have remained part of ceremonial attire, especially at weddings, the unembellished juttis are used for everyday use for both men and women in most of Punjab Many Punjabi folk songs mention juttis, like Jutti kasuri peri na poori hai rabba sanu turna paiya…..
” there is a wide variety of juttis available for both men and women. are commonly also known as khussa, and they are now very popular in the West too. They are usually made of fine leather and are delicately embroidered with threads or beads. Some of them are handmade and have been embroidered beautifully.
These ethnic shoes were worn by wealthy Zamindars, Chaudhary, Nawab, Maharajas, and Maharanis of India (esp. Punjab), various designs showcased in this category are inspired by the Mughal era. All these are handmade by skilled artisans. Beauty, vibrant color and utility are combined in these juttis of India. Rich golden threads and colorful beads are used to craft exquisite motifs in order to impart a royal touch on these juttis made of different shades of leather. People prefer wearing them on traditional occasions like weddings quintessential accessory.