Lehenga is one the most beautiful and elegant Indian ethnic wear for women. It is like a skirt and worn on the bottom half of your body. Its unique style and attractive designs makes it a favorite amongst the women. They are generally worn at some occasions like wedding ceremony, sangeet ceremony, Diwali or pooja. In olden days lehenga’s were worn by women in the rural regions of Rajasthan and Gujarat but as the year passes fashion evolved and women from urban areas and big cities have started wearing lehenga’s. Lehengas are the new and evolved version of ghagras. Though there is no big difference between the two but the major difference is the Lehengas are more fitted around the waist than ghagras.
5 Lehenga Styles For Women To Choose From:
When it comes to decide what to wear, women get confused. There are many different varieties, from the sensual mermaid/fishtail lehengas to the classic circular/flared lehengas. Here are some styles of lehengas to make your decide a little a little bit easy.
1. Flared/Circular Style Lehenga
Flare style lehenga is named so as it forms a circle at the hem of the Lehenga. It is one of the most traditional and oldest styles of lehenga. These lehengas are great volume and number of pleats at the hem of the lenhega. So if you are interested in this style then you should select a fabric that can take the number of pleats you want. Fabrics like raw silk will have higher flare as they are stiffer than georgette or velvet which tends to fall in a more fluid style. This style is also known as umbrella cut lehenga. You can style this with the latest blouse designs.
2. Mermaid/ Fishtail Lehenga
As the name suggests, this is outfit in the shape of a mermaid or a fishtail. These lehenga styles are tight fitted from waist till the knees and below the knee they form a flare. This style of lehengas are more suitable for slim fit women as it will complement their body shape. It is advisable to wear a proper bodysuit underneath the lehenga. There is only a slight difference between mermaid and fishtail lehenga, i.e. the bottom of the fishtail lehenga has a-line cut instead of the flare in the mermaid.
3. A-Line Lehenga
A-Line Lehengas is a classic lehenga for brides. They are simple and elegant. As the name says, this style will be in the shape of the alphabet A. They are beautiful, elegant, and sexy and it makes a perfect lehenga design for brides. Lehenga choli and blouses with look amazing with a-line lehenga style
4. Lehenga Saree
Lehenga saree are a new style of saree that is introduced in India. They are the perfect combination of the traditional sarees and lehenga choli. You style a normal lehenga choli in lehenga saree style, this can be done by draping the dupatta in the same way you drape the paloo of the saree.
How to wear lehenga in different styles
Lehengas can be styles in many ways. They as they are worn on the bottom half of your body, you can choose different styles of garments for the upper half of your body. You can finish your lehenga look with amazing hairstyles like fishtail braids, sleek updo hairstyle, messy bun, curly ponytail or wrap around ponytail. Here are some combinations you can try:
Lehenga with Jacket
Lehenga with jackets are high on trends right now. A long or short jacket is worn with the lehenga instead of choli/ blouse. The designs of the lehenga jacket vary from outfit to outfit. Lehenga for brides will be with heavy work but other designs won’t be as heavy.
Lehenga and Crop Top
Lehenga with crop top are trending in the fashion world. Here are choli or blouses are in the form of crop top. They are a perfect mixture of modern and traditional wear.
Lehenga with Capes
They are high on trend right now! Almost everyone wants to wear a lehenga with cape this weddings season. They are perfect so some looking for new style to wear their old lehenga choli with. Just make a cape to go with it and that’s it your new look is ready.