How to Drape Lehenga?

We all get inspired from Bollywood style. Lehnga is something we all wear at family functions and marriage events, it’s highly on trend nowadays, we girls adore ethnic wear and especially lehenga in marriage events like Mehndi, Sangeet and other ritual events.

Only question that comes before buying a lehnga is, we won’t be able to use it again in this social media affected life. But there are ideas to change the look by different dupatta draping styles. Also dupatta draping is a must for your lehnga, so that you look completely divergent in the party or marriage. Doing some add ons to your lehnga can help you more than you expected.

Draping your dupatta in a whole new style would definitely give you out of the crowd look. You need to know these simple draping styles to create your own distinctive look in the wedding. Let us checkout few styles that might inspire you for your event mania.

Extra Saree Style

Extra Saree Style
This is one of the most famous and trendy recent vogue. It seems to be hard but is the easiest one if you know how to plate a saree, you can always take someone’s help. You can get a large size dupatta or saree matching to your Lehnga color and design, you simply have to plate it in front and give a curve around your buttock as in picture and make a pleated Pallu and pin it on your left shoulder.

You can use a matching belt of some accessories on the waist to make it look more classy. You can try doing this on the back side as well, make plates of saree and fix it in your lehenga skirt around your waist leaving the front lehenga visible bring the pallu plate on any of your shoulder and fix it well with the accessories.

Side flaw style

 

The Side flaw style is so Bollywood, I adore this one and it’s easy to carry as well. You need to tug on the edge of the lehenga in the middle of your back waist, make a flaw around the side waist exactly same as in the picture and bring it in front of the Right shoulder and leave the pallu freely on your right hand.

This look so beautiful messy bun or any messy braid and some light and simple jewelry. You would fascinate the whole event with this look.
 
 
 

Casual Draping

Casual Draping

This customisation with your lehenga would look much better on net dupatta or any light dupatta style. You would light up the whole event with this look. As shown above in the picture you simple have to tug in one dupatta edge on side waist and give a little flaw on the back and bring the one dupatta border end to front from your left shoulder, pin it on shoulder to fix it and fix another border end on your arm or you can leave it free as well so that you get easy movements of your hands.

Elegant Double Dupatta Style

Elegant Double Dupatta Style

This style would look flossy if you wear a heavy embroidered lehenga. This look is so perfect for bride of the night. In this you can try two different shades of dupatta colors matching your lehnga. You need to plate the dupatta in a messy style and need to bring the dupatta ends from the back to front and hold inside your both the forearms, as in the picture.

You can use another dupatta which would better be a net one so that you can well represent the lehnga design. Pin that dupatta on your head bun and leave it for freefall. Try to use light lehenga over that head and embroidered one around the back. It would definitely give you a Royal bridal look.

Sabyasachi Style

Sabyasachi Style

The double dupatta trend was introduced first by sabyasachi and we all are well retailing this trend now. Every bride tries this style to look a perfect high descent Bride. Also this style is helpful for oversized brides you can very well use the one dupatta to drape and hide your effective areas.

As in the above style you can simply use the lighter dupatta to cover your head, you can cover it as in the picture or you can also just pin it up on your bun. Pin another dupatta on your shoulders making a U shape around your bust and leaving the edges on your forearms. This style represents a complete Elegant look of the bride.

Conclusion

Now that you have seen a few examples above for your bride look, be it your Mehndi, Sangeet or the wedding Night, you can rock all the events with your style. You can do some changes as per you and create your own style as well that suits you better. I hope it was simple and I could explain it to you well. These all styles are inspired from Bollywood actress styles. I recommend you to try all of them once and check which one suits you better for your D-day. Enjoy your perfect traditional look and light up the event with your Style.