Pragati Viplove Suryavanshi
Lehenga Choli a traditional outfit for Indian women, a three-piece attire. Quite famous amongst the new generation in India, this outfit is worn mostly on special occasions like weddings and festivals.
It comprises of :
• Lehenga– a long Indian skirt
• Choli – a fitting blouse with embroidery or embellishments
• Dupatta – a long piece of cloth worn along with Lehenga and choli that adds extra grace and elegance to this outfit.
We have seen these beautiful outfits in many Karan Johar (Bollywood) movies specially during extravagant wedding scenes. The vibrant colours and meticulous work on these Lehengas are mesmerising.indeed. A huge flair lehenga is mostly in demand these days. Also as the fashion is changing rapidly, in this traditional style lehengas also its having an impact.
Fashionable blouses or crop tops are giving a extra-stylish look to lehenga choli look. Pastel shades, glossy fabrics for choli are being used to contrast with lehengas. Many types of blouse designs are available in market, for stitched or unstitched blouse. Top notch designers like Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Anita Dongre, and some others have given a beautiful contemporary touch to this age-old traditional attire. Mostly this attire’s evolution came from Mughal & Rajput influence, the three piece garments were mostly weared from that old period. It got more popular in North-India.
And now this style can be seen also in South as “Half saree” look wich is also having a lehenga-choli-dupatta style. And people are loving this trend. Dupattas mostly like banarasi, brocade, net, silk are all in trend. The entire look of lehenga choli mostly depends on the style of dupatta being draped. So while chosing the dupatta seperately on e should keep in mind the look its going to give or the way you have decided to dress it.
Trending fashion with Lehenga choli these days is a waist belt. I personally suggest this beautiful three piece attire for wedding functions/festivals/navratri & on any other traditional function. This lehenga choli is now being given a modern look by a stylish waist belt called “kamarband” or “kamarpatta” these days. These belts can be purchased readymade or by using the extra fabric of your garments by giving it a touch of embroidery or sequence work. Only thing is to style it perfectly with the colour of your lehenga & you are ready to dazzle out there!