21 different dupatta draping styles for your lehenga

by Namrata Nautiyal
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different dupatta draping styles

I am so excited to write this post, only because I love love lehengas. I mean who doesn’t. There are so many gorgeous lehengas out there, one can just look at them all day long. At least I totally can. So the other day, I was casually browsing through and came across so many different dupatta draping styles, that I knew I had to share.

This post will pretty much get you sorted if you are a bride, or a bride or grooms sister or simply looking to jazz up your style quotient. I am totally bookmarking some of these inspiration for the upcoming weddings that I have to attend, let me know if this post helps you as much.

 

#1 Open dupatta pinned on the side a.k.a simple & sweet

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This is the super easy-breezy look, that hardly takes any efforts or time. If you have a sheer dupatta with a nice border, then this look is the perfect pick for you. Wear it to your best friends wedding or even as one of the cute prewedding looks, the pictures will look fantastic.

 

#2 Side pinned open dupatta look

different dupatta draping styles

If you want to run around the venue, or be ekdum bindass and carefree, then just pin up your dupatta and forget all about the fuss. You can twirl, you can dance, you can pretty much do anything wearing this look.

 

#3 One side pinned + holding the dupatta in the other hand

different dupatta draping styles

This look works beautifully on contrast sheer dupattas. If you want to go for the demure poised look, then this is the perfect choice for you.

 

#4 The saree pallu styled dupatta

different dupatta draping styles

I am honestly not a fan of this style all that much. I mean if you want to recreate the saree look, you might as well wear a saree then. Hai na? What say?

 

#5 Single free flying dupatta over the head

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Source – wedding nama

This shot looks so damn magical, isn’t it? Even if you as a bride have other dupatta styles in mind, I would highly recommend you do this dupatta drape style for your twirl photo.

 

#6 The Gujrati styled dupatta drape

Perfect for the mum of the bride. Its a style that you must have seen in any and every Gujrati wedding, and looks super sweet especially on moms and maasis.

 

#7 Gujrati styled dupatta draped over the head

If you are aiming for a traditional look, then a front open dupatta draped over the head is the perfect choice for the wedding ceremony.

 

#8 Over the shoulders dupatta style

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#9 The waist band dupatta drape look

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A waist band keeping the dupatta in place is the latest trend in wedding fashion. You must have seen the Sabyasachi gold sequins lehengas having this look, and brides look gorgeous in it.

If you don’t have a custom waistband, no worries just buy any regular gold looking waist band from the wholesale stores. They are pretty inexpensive.

 

#10 One holding the dupatta from the back on both hands

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Back in the days, when things were not all that ‘fashion forward’, this was probably the most seen dupatta draping style in weddings. Not that its lost that charm, the style is again picking up.

 

#11 A traditional salwar suit dupatta style on both shoulders

I personally love this style as you can show off your dupatta with this kind of draping. If you have a sheer dupatta or a heavy one, you can opt for this look.

 

#12 Salwar suit dupatta style going over the head

different dupatta draping styles

This is a common dupatta draping style for Pakistani brides, and is catching up in India as well. It looks beautiful and the bride is hassle free as the dupatta is neatly pinned up keeping her hands free during the wedding ceremonies.

 

#13 Open saree pallu styled dupatta drape

different dupatta draping styles

If your lehenga has a fish cut or a mermaid cut skirt, then opt for a saree styled dupatta drape. It helps in showing off the curves beautifully.

 

#14 Single dupatta over the head held by both hands

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#15 Single dupatta over the head held by one hand

different dupatta draping styles

A very Rajasthani way of draping your dupatta, you would see this style on most Sabyasachi photoshoots. It looks beautiful, but if you’re not too confident about carrying off this look, may be you can team it up with a second dupatta.

 

#16 Double Dupatta – One over the head, and the second a simple saree style

different dupatta draping styles

One of the hottest trends this season, the double dupatta is such a rage in the wedding fashion world. You could opt for a single coloured double dupatta or also go for a contrast shade.

 

#17 Double dupatta – one over the head, the other Gujrati style

different dupatta draping styles

the wedding crasher

different dupatta draping styles

Just look at how happy and radiant the bride looks. The draping style is amazing and is probably one of the most popular look these days.

 

#18 Double dupatta – one over the head, the other classic salwar suit look

I see a lot of Punjabi brides opting for this look. Its simple and classy. Looks great when you have similar coloured double dupattas.

 

#19 A traditional drape

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#20 Ditch the dupatta blogger style

When fashionista Masoon Minawala wore this gorgeous ocean blue lehenga to her sangeet function, the one thing that stuck with me was the brilliance of the dupatta. If you are also aspiring for a no fuss wedding outfit, then this look is perfect for you.

 

#21 Go for a cape style dupatta instead of a regular dupatta

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Which dupatta draping style is your favourite look ?

 

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12 comments

Bijan sarkar July 23, 2017 - 12:00 am

#10 One holding the dupatta from the back on both hands….. Is it possible to buy …

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Namrata Nautiyal July 23, 2017 - 8:55 am

Hi Bijan,
I am not sure, I think it’s a Manish Malhotra lehenga. You will have to check with his team for purchase queries.

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Shilpa December 16, 2017 - 3:30 pm

Awesome collection and nice blog too,amazing photographer :)Every single photo is so beautiful Simply beautiful … and always a fabulous look! Very Beautiful…. Feeling pleasure to read it

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Himani March 6, 2018 - 11:53 am

Can u tell me the designer/store where i can buy the blue cape style lengha of #21 ???

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bigbindi October 1, 2018 - 3:15 pm

Thanks For sharing these amazing styles! Gonna try

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Mia October 13, 2018 - 3:06 pm

This is amazing… I love chunri I have different types of chunri design duppatta and shirts, Thanks for this interesting post.
you are such a great blogger and I like your all article and your writing level so high.keep it your writing

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Haani November 17, 2018 - 7:16 pm

Lovely compilation

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Kausar November 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm

very nice design love it..

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Kani_ras March 21, 2019 - 6:20 am

Hi what designer is the maroon lehnga under #11? Live your post!

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Namrata Nautiyal March 24, 2019 - 8:18 am

Hey, I am not entirely sure, but it looks like a Tarun Tahiliani lehenga.

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neelamrajut October 7, 2019 - 1:04 pm

this is amazing designs….i love lehenga designs all designs looks great its simply and classy all designer lehenga is very comfortable….

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neelamrajput October 8, 2019 - 1:47 pm

i saw all your designer lehenga lehenga is very different fabric so i like you all designer lehenga any festival easily carry because lehenga is traditional dresses i love all designer lehenga because fabric is very different so i like you all lehenga designs and nice looking

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