Lehengas, a Traditional Wedding Attire

Created on - 24/2/2022

Talking about Indian weddings, the very first thing that pops up for a bride is a gorgeous handcrafted designer Lehenga.

A beautiful lehenga.

There are many emotions and feelings attached to a lehenga. Every bride dreams of a beautiful wedding ceremony with a remarkable lehenga. Indian lehengas have an essence of Indian Culture and its tradition. Lehenga is the most worn piece, most admired garment on every special occasion, from Diwali to a wedding. Its silhouette is versatile and suits everybody’s type and color. Its hype is worth it! There is a variety of fabrics, colors, and designs to choose from. Lehengas have evolved all over the ages. People style them according to the season. In a summer wedding, something.

History Of Origin

They became popular amongst Indians after Mughals ruled India during the 10th century. Lehenga has been evolving since then. It’s every element like embroidery, stitching style, and fabric. Every single thing adds to its overall look. The lehenga took over the royal attire during that era. With the evolution of fashion, it is no more just a standard dress, but now it is a statement of fashion.

Different ways to style your dupatta to make lehenga match your occasion and vibe.

Here are some ways in which you can dress your lehenga and get the best look.

• One side pleated - It is one of the evergreen ways to drape a dupatta. It adds elegance. The dupatta is draped in a pleated structure over the structure.

• Tying to wrist - This will make your traditional look comfortable and fuss-free if you have a special function but have to run errands too. This is the best way to drape so that you can dance openly as well as do other work easily.

• Half saree drape - This is popular among south Indian brides. In this, the dupatta is tucked into the center front, made into pleats, and tucked at the shoulders.

• Draping asymmetrically - An asymmetrical element can attract the eyes of viewers. You can experiment with different styles to make sure that the drape is asymmetrical. Although the draping of the dupatta is asymmetrical, its visual elements behave in such a way that each side looks equally important.

• Draping the dupatta overhead - Covering the head is practiced in various cultural practices. It is a mark of respect, humility, and gratitude. Yet, covering the head with a beautiful dupatta can look gorgeous. You can cover the head while pinning the one side in the back of the right shoulder and casually put the right side of the dupatta in the front.

• Draping dupatta in both arms - Draping the dupatta over the arm is celebrities’ most loved style. You must have seen this style in a lot of Bollywood movies. In case you don’t like complicated draping and want to wear it casually while looking elegant. You should go for beige and nude or pastel colors. Add classy accessories to balance the casual both arm draping look.

Current trend is two dupattas - Most brides now prefer two dupattas, one for draping around the head and one for draping around the shoulder. It’s trending now in most weddings, as the dupatta enhances the overall appeal, and also a helps to maintain the customs for the bride.


Women are a symbol of grace and art. Traditional lehengas add value to the beauty and femininity to the look. Always make sure to walk with confidence and flaunt your beauty with a gorgeous lehenga.

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