Cotton Dupattas For Women
Dupatta also known as Chunari is a shawl-like scarf and is part of many essential women clothing which is usually matched with the garment from the Indian subcontinent. The dupatta is most commonly used as part of the women's suits and salwar kameez costume and worn over the kameez or the Ghagra but is originally part of the Ghagra Choli outfit. The dupatta has been a symbol of modesty as a part of the dress from the Indian subcontinent as its main purpose is elegance.
Cotton dupattas undoubtedly are the most preferred choice by women where it is a part of their daily wear and regular use, which is so soft and gentle to their skin. The most important quality of fabric cotton is it doesn’t retain odors like oil-based fabrics so you can save your cotton dupattas a few trips to the hamper between wears plus not doing laundry is awesome and as a long-term you’ll save money, water and energy and help your dupattas last even longer as compared to dupattas of other material.
In hot summers even girls prefer wearing a cotton dupatta over the face to cover themselves from the hot sun, they choose a cotton Dupatta because of its soft and sweat soaking abilities and qualities and keep them fresh.
Cotton Dupatta is worn in many regional styles across the Indian subcontinent. Originally, it was worn as a symbol of modesty and cover the upper body. While that symbolism of modesty still continues, many today wear it as just a decorative accessory and a symbol of elegance, there's not a single way of wearing the dupatta, it is worn in different styles and as time evolves and fashion modernizes, the style of the dupatta has also evolved.
The ideal way that our grandparents show of wearing a dupatta that is traditionally worn is across both shoulders and around the head. However, the dupattas can be worn elegantly like a cape around the entire torso. The patterns and colors for the dupatta vary according to the suit. There are various modes and styles of wearing a dupatta. So you can drape over the head in the traditional style or wear with the middle portion of the dupatta resting on the chest like a garland with the ends thrown over each shoulder. When the dupatta is worn with the shalwar-kameez it is casually worn keeping it one-sided on one shoulder and allowed to flow down the front and back. In today's current fashions, the dupatta is frequently draped over one side and just around the arms. A recent trend of the short dupatta is more like a scarf or stole, often worn with a kurta and Indo-Western clothing. Essentially, the dupatta is often used as an accessory in current urban fashion.
When entering a mosque, dargah, gurdwara or mandir, or church women cover their head with a dupatta and cotton is generally preferred.
You get a variety of cotton dupattas on LIMEROAD with numerous patterns and colors.