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Flare It All With Lehengas!


Lehengas have been a favourite attire of Indian women since decades for their sheer elegance and royalty. Believed to be originated in Mughal era, a lehenga is a full flare skirt usually worn with a choli (blouse),along with a dupatta or a saree draped around it. The real credit for making lehengas popular, perhaps, goes to Bollywood divas who have flaunted them in their movies, especially those inspired from big fat Indian weddings. No wonder, most would be brides love to shop for Bollywood lehengas online!


The ever popular traditional wear

Karva Chauth, Diwali, Navratri or weddings, lehengas give a classy appeal to the wearer on all occasions. Heavily embroidered lehengas especially in red, pink and maroon shades are hot favourites among the brides and married women. However, if you wish to add a contemporary touch to lehengas, try them in lime green, black & cream or blue & white colors. These days, lehenga online shopping has made it easier to buy readymade lehengas in different fabrics and patterns instead of going through the hassle of getting them stitched.


Lehenga cuts to wow you

Did you know that lehengas come in various cuts to suit the size and fashion taste of every kind of bride?


•             Mermaid cut – This type of lehenga gives a snug look from waist to knees and then flares out the mermaid style. Perfect for women with an hourglass figure.

•             Circular cut – With its flowy flare, a lehenga with a circular cut works best for those with a cone shaped body.

•             A Line cut –  Inspired from the alphabet ‘A’,this lehenga design is apt for pear shaped women. It is broader at the bottom and draws away attention from the hips.

•             Full flare cut – For women who don’t possess a curvaceous body, a full flare lehenga with its very wide hem is nothing short of a blessing.


‘Top’ing it the right way

What is a lehenga without a choli or a top?


•             You can choose a short choli or a sleeveless crop top to show off your sexy waist.

•             If you are wearing heavy jewellery, keep the neckline of your choli plain.

•             A waist length choli or a front buttoned jacket style top looks great on heavy busted women.


Drape it with a dupatta

You would be amazed to know the various styles of drapping a dupatta on your lehenga choli!


•             With a belt around the waist.

•             South Indian drape over the shoulder with the opposite corner tucked in the waist.

•             Pakistani drape over the head, pleated from the end and draped over the waist.

•             Gujarati drape across the chest and wrapped around with a kamar-band.


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