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30 Trending Ways To Style Your Lehenga Dupatta For 2020 Weddings

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By Editorial Team

Updated on 30 June, 2020


 

How about adding a little twist to the styling of Lehenga Dupatta?

 

One of the significant components of your lehenga is the shawl, and how you drape it can often change the entire look of an outfit. As a bride, you are often looking for ways to creatively drape it to bring out the best of the attire. And so for we have compiled a master list, which comprises both the traditional styles and the recent styles which are currently in vogue.

 

Saree- Style


Pleat the dupatta and wear it over the left shoulder to give the entire outfit a saree feel and get two outfits at the price of one.

 

saree-style dupatta designs

 

Like a Gujarati Seedha Pallu Sari


An age-old style which is mainly seen in Gujarati weddings, this also gives you a chance to flaunt the work on your shawl.

 

gujarati style designs for saree 


With a Cowl Gather


You can display your border to maximum effect with a style that usually works with shawls of a lighter material. This can also be used in haldi and Mehendi functions to keep the shawl safely away from your hands.

 

Best Lehenga dupatta styles

 

Open Drape


If you have a heavily worked on dupatta paired with a relatively simple blouse, then this is the way to go!

 

One drape dupatta style

 

You Shaped


This style showcases both shawl and blouse beautifully while at the same time keeping it pinned in place.

 

u shaped dupatta designs 


Related: 15 Stunning Bridal Lehenga Trends in 2020


Half Saree Style


If you want to turn the lehenga on its head, then go ahead with this style. Also the style for those who want to wear a saree but want to avoid the hassle of draping the whole nine yards.

 

half-saree lehenga dupatta style

 

Loosey Goosey


This loosely pinned dupatta gives the outfit a very effortless and casual look while also exhibiting the dupatta flawlessly.

 

Beautiful lehenga dupata style

 

The Simplest Way


Probably the simplest way to drape a shawl, you can bring it forward and pin it on your hip if the shawl is heavy.

 

Simple way dupata style

 

Over One Shoulder


A different draping style where the shawl is pinned at the waist and then brought over the shoulder through the back and can be worn both in pleats or in free flow.

 

Trending lehenga inspirations for brides

 

Dupatta Covering the Head


It is often considered mandatory to cover your head and in that case, go for a lightweight material.

 

Dupatta-covering-the-head designs

 

Over the Head and Chest


A favored style during rituals, here the dupatta covers the head and then is brought over the chest in big pleats. These can be then removed after the rituals if you prefer that.

 

Best lehenga designs 


Combining Two Styles


A combination of pleated dupatta and a covered head style when custom dictates that you need to cover the head, but you also want to wear the pleats.

 

Bridal lehenga inspirations

 

 Double Dupatta


To take the ensemble up another notch, you can use two different dupattas which are different in color and material and which can then be draped accordingly.

 

double-duptta designs for brides 


Sabyasachi Style


Well if you are wondering how Sabyasachi does it, then this is his signature style where a sheer dupatta is draped from front to back and another similar one used to cover the head. 

 

Sabyasachi-Style lehenga designs


See more: Beautiful Sabyasachi Bridal Lehenga Designs

 

Border Saree Style


One to show off the dainty border!

 

Trending lehenga dupattaa style

  

Draped Over The Arm


This may be a little difficult to manage, especially if it is a bulky material, but it sure does give out a royal vibe.

 

Bridal lehenga inspirations 


Shoulder and Wrist Drape


By tying it to the wrist, it becomes easy for you to handle the dupatta. Also, this style helps to flaunt your neckline.

 

Elegant lehenga with dupattta

 

Sliding off the Shoulder


Pinned to just one side, this exudes a kind of effortless grace and charm if you can carry it off.

 

Unique off shoulder designs

 

Front to Back


This style goes well with a blouse/ crop top paired with a low waist skirt.

 

Gorgeous lehenga dupatta designs

 

Jacket Style


Gives an entirely modern appeal to the outfit, you can pin the dupatta on the shoulders for ease of movement.

 

Jacket style lehenga outfit

 

Around Your Arms


For a pure dupatta, wrap it around your arms and goes well with slowly worked lehengas.

 

Trending style to drape your dupatta

 

V-Shaped


Use this when you do not want people to miss out on the heavy detailing that you so painstakingly got done on your pallu.

 

V-Shaped dupatta wearing style

 

With a Waist-belt


A slim belt in a contrasting color both adds a modern vibe and also helps keep your shawl in place, whichever style you are draping it.

 

Waist band dupatta style

 

Saree Doubling As A Dupatta


Take your favorite sari and use it like a lehenga dupatta and pair it with a simple blouse and skirt.

 

Saree Doubling As A Dupatta

 

Recommended Read: 21 Unique Saree Draping Ideas for Weddings


Thin Pleated Dupatta


If you have a petite figure, then this style will help you show that off.

 

Thin Pleated Dupatta for brides

  

On the Waist and Head


An unlikely combination of styles, this makes for breathtaking pictures when you twirl.


Trending bridal wear designs

 

Around the Waist


This is a simple, no-nonsense style that can be done by you in under 5 minutes.

 

Bridal lehenga designs

 

Contrasting Double Dupattas


Play around with colors; you can also mix and match between dupattas of different lehengas here.

 

contrast-duptta10-1

 

Up Next: 8 Most Loved Contrasting Dupattas for Bridal Lehengas


Showing off the Blouse


Tied loosely in the front, this shows off your blouse well.

 

gorgeous red lehenga designs 


Pinned to the Back


Pleated and pinned to the back, this is perfect for your haldi function.

 

Pleated dupatta style bridal lehenga

 

We sure hope that you have found a few exciting draping styles to play around with!

 

Image Source: Shutter Down, Gautam Khullar Photography, The Royal Affair, The Wedding Story, Divishth Kakkar Photography, Vivek Krishnan Photography, House on the Clouds, The Wedding Salad 

 



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