LEHENGA GOES MOD
Chic cuts, earthy tones, contemporary blouses and crop tops — check out these modern, fun takes on lehengas
Heavily-embroidered lehengas in bright colours with blingy dupattas are passé. Give a hearty welcome to modern interpretations of this traditional attire — quirky cholis, chic cuts and lots of earthy tones with a play of subtle work and prints. With a colour palette of white, beige and black, designers at the recent fashion week experimented with shirts, capes and jackets instead of flowy, voluminous ghagras. Here’s inspo to stand out in the lehehgaclad divas this wedding season.
The cape effect
your love for capes a level higher. Wear a cape-style blouse over your lehenga, as seen on designer Siddhartha Tytler’s runway, to make a chic style statement.
shirts over lehengas is as cool as it can get. This creation by designer Abhishek
Gupta of a buttoned-up, tucked-in shirt with a metallic
lehenga is bang on.
If you want the complete combo with dupatta, this is how you wear it. Designer Sanjay Garg uses black and grey with a metallic tone to create this glamorous, modern-day lehenga look.
is a classy take by designer Kavita Bhartia. The asymmetrical blouse with subtle bling over a double-layered skirt is perfect for a day event. The play with different fabrics for the lehenga takes the look up a notch.
duo Shivan and Narresh played with muted tones of pink and green. A halter blouse with a sexy cut-out paired with a fishtail skirt with appliqué work is perfect for a cocktail party.
White lehengas are in vogue like never before. Thumbs up to this embroidered long jacket over a voluminous skirt by designer Samant Chauhan.
for printed lehengas with embroidered cholis to balance the look. This corset blouse over a leaf-print lehenga by designer Samant Chauhan is a perfect example.