7 Ways to Drape your Dupatta

Gone are the days when the dupatta was just worn on the head or like a saree pallu at the weddings. Brides today are experimenting with various drapes that add a twist to their ensemble and sets them apart from the crowd! Here are 7 ways to drape your dupatta:

Bengali Style

This is a desi bridal look. Very much inspired from the Bengali tradition, the heavily embroidered dupatta is draped across the head and is pleated on shoulder covering the front. And the other end is pleated and draped across the other shoulder. This way to drape your dupatta is fast gaining immense popularity among brides.

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South Indian Drape

Also called as half saree these days, this style has the dupatta draped over your shoulder with the opposite corner tucked in the waist from the front. You can also ass pleats in the front side of the dupatta to give it a look similar to saree.

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Gujarati Style Drape

Often known as the Traditional Gujarati style, the dupatta is classically draped across the bride’s chest and is often wrapped around with a kamar-band. The bride may drape the same dupatta across her head or take another dupatta with heavy lacework on her head.

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The front-flow dupatta style

Front flow dupatta style is classy and elegant. To drape your dupatta like this, pleat it neatly and pin it at the left shoulder, so that it falls behind you, up to the back of your knees. For the front part, let the dupatta reach up to the floor, then fold it up and bring it over your forearm.

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Desi Bridal Look

In this Desi Bridal Look, the dupatta is draped across the head and is often tucked casually in the front.This looks perfect if the bride chooses to wear full sleeved choli and a lehenga with a very heavy flare.

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Side style

This style looks chic and elegant with a ghagra-choli and flaunts both your dress and the dupatta that you drape. You can simply pin your dupatta to your blouse at the shoulder and let it pleat beautifully along your side.

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Lehanga Choli Drape

The dupatta normally worn with the lehenga and choli can be draped over your head and one corner tucked in the hip. It can also be worn in the form of a loose saree with one end loosely tucked behind your back. This style works better if your dupatta is made up lighter material such as chiffon or satin.

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So tell us, which drape did you like the best?