Leheriya Dupattas For Women
A dupatta is a very common and very loved form of clothing that is worn on all kinds of occasions. Be it any Indian festival or just some casual outings or even for your daily comfort requirement, a dupatta can be incorporated in any kind of traditional or nontraditional outfit. Dupattas are extremely versatile and can be worn with any type of suit piece or kurti. There is something about that drama that is created by the long dupattas flowing with the wind. We just love it and we won't even deny this guilty pleasure. Moreover, dupattas are also really ethnic. But the fun part is that with the changing fashion senses people are accepting dupattas with all sorts of outfits, unless it is completely bizarre.
Leheriya is basically a traditional form of tie dye. This Rajasthani style creates brightly coloured clothing pieces with characteristic patterns. It is produced in areas like Jodhpur, Jaipur, Udaipur and Nathdwara. Leheriya technique gives us some of the most creative and colourful fabric pieces that are made into different clothing pieces. ‘Leher’, is a word that literally translates to ‘wave’ and so this system is named so because the fabric made out of this technique products complex wave pattern.
The leheriya pattern is nothing but the zigzag pattern of irregular colour stripes. Colour is an important component of this technique. Most of the lehariya dupattas that we see are either multicolored or are dyed in the most eye-catching colours like red, blue, yellow, pink, orange or green.
A Bollywood Favorite
These colourful, patterned dupattas are the favourites of the Bollywood and the lovers of bollywood. Actresses like Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt and now Jhanvi Kapoor - they have adorned this style on and off camera. These comfortable and ethnically trendy dupattas look quite elegant when worn with the simplest of Kurtis. Even in movies, A-listers like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and many more have flaunted their subtlety alluring aura with the help of these dupattas.
Although dupattas have been made with several types of fabrics, from cotton to just net, but Georgette is the chosen one in the case of lahariya. The shine and charm with the traditionality is very clearly done justice with when leheriya design is Incorporated in the form of dupattas made from Georgette. They are intentionally made to have crinkles which is the defining feature of this garment.
Leheriya Dupatta With Plain Kurti
The most ideal, or rather, used combination would be lahariya dupatta with a plain kurti. These dupattas, of the right colour, can look exceptionally beautiful with Kurtis of shades like white or black even. Multicolored lehariya dupattas can be worn with plain kurti of any colour. These are the classic combinations that almost every Indian girl tries at least once in her life. A lahariya dupatta with a white kurti is the number one choice for many during national festivals like the Republic Day.
It doesn't matter what you are wearing it with. A leheriya dupatta will always make you feel like you made the right choice.
So be wise, think twice and shop nice.