A dupatta is such a versatile dress material that can easily amp up any traditional outfit’s look. In fact, there are multiple ways of draping it and each drape adds a different dimension to the entire look giving us different options with one ensemble. Every time it is not possible for us to invest in expensive lehengas so it is very important to leaen and know about the various designs so that we can create various possible looks with whatever attires we have readily available in our wardrobe.
- The basic drape: This is the most basic drape that most of us carry with a lehenga. A single dupatta pleated in the front and tucked in at the back. This drape is so secure and confortable that you may even dance the whole night with the entire dress intact form pin to pin.
- Layering: The art of layering multiple fabrics with on attire is very much trending these days. In case there is a major function that you have to attend but you don’t have an embellished dupatta, you may opt for two instead. Just layer them one over the other with different drapes for both so that both the dupatta’s designs are visible.
- Dupatta for a saree look: There are multiple ways in which you may drape a dupatta with your lehenga in order to achieve a saree look. You just need to pleat them either at the front or at the back and drape it in front like a pallu and let it fall freely at the back.
- The cape drape: This is a pretty trendy look that you can achieve easily with your dupatta without investing additionally in a cape for your suit or lehenga. Just as the cape runs around your shoulders, drape your dupatta around creating a faux cape look. In order to keep it hassle free, secure it with pins on both the shoulders.
- Set with a belt: This drape gives your outfit an edgy look by adding a hint of contemporary look in your traditional outfit. As per your preference, you may choose the belt to be either a traditional one matching your outfit or a contemporary one creating a contrast. This belt look works well with bothsalwar suits as well as lehengas and sarees.
With so many ideas on different and unique designs with just one dressing item, we are sure that this festive season you are going to rock every occasion. To top it all you will even end up saving a good chunk of money which you would alternatively spend on purchasing various different outfits.