10 Must-have Dupatta's in Every Bride's Trousseau
A dupatta is such a versatile garment! A heavy, embellished or a plain, solid color dupatta can lift your entire outfit, and lend the right look as the occasion demands. Check out these 10 beautiful dupattas that deserve a spot in your wardrobe!
1. Chikankari Dupatta
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Handcrafted with delicate embroidery, chikankari is a crowd favourite. Chikankari is a combination of 36 different stitching techniques which are often combined with pearls, mirror-work, and mukaish. While chikankari lehengas are quite the rage now, dupattas have been an all time hit.
2. Banarasi Silk Dupatta
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Ah, the rich banarasi silk dupattas have an enchanting charm. They cast a spell on everyone! The brocade work can give a royal lift to any outfit! Pick a banarasi Silk dupatta if you want to feel like a queen!
3. Phulkari Dupatta
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Phulkari is a popular embroidery style from Punjab which essentially means flower work. Vibrant and colourful, phulkari dupattas add the quirk to your outfit.
4. Kalamkari Dupatta
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Kalamkari refers to freehand drawings made by pen. Kalamkari sarees and kurtas have gained massive popularity over the years. The breezy cotton fabric is a huge help during the summers. The kalamkari dupatta will give you ‘south Delhi ki charity wali aunty’ feels!
5. Digitally Printed Dupatta
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Organza dupattas are a rage amongst brides and even the printed ones can bring life to a simple outfit! Floral pints are the most famous ones. After all, summers and floral go hand in hand!
6. Gota Patti Dupatta
Originating from Rajasthan, the gota patti work is quite popular amongst brides. It’s a type of embroidery that uses applique techniques. If you are not sure about gota patti, take a look at these brides who looked beautiful in these gota patti lehengas!
7. Velvet Dupatta
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Winter wedding coming up? Drape a velvet dupatta across your shoulder and you’re covered for the event!
8. Bandhani Dupatta
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Bandhani dupattas are quite famous among Indian women. It is a type of tie-dye cloth which is plucked by fingernails to give it a special effect.
9. Net Dupatta
The humble net dupatta can be embellished with latkans, embroidery, etc to amp up the glamour quotient!
10. Kota Doria
Another wonder from Rajasthan, the Kota Daria dupatta is a fine blend of cotton and silk. It is usually adorned with the khat pattern and is weightless.
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Maybe you’ll get to live your bollywood moment with these dupattas!