Here are some unique ways to drape your ‘dupatta’, inspired by the Bollywood Divas. Let’s check out these iconic looks.
By Sonali Sachdeva
Dia Mirza used a fancy waist belt to fix her ‘duppata’with her ethnic ensemble. The clinched waist style provides a sleek look to the body.
This draping style has been in fashion for years. To avoid the hassle of carrying a flowy ‘dupatta’, Kiara Advani chose to drape her ‘dupatta’ and tuck it at the back of the waist with her 'gharara'.
This is the easiest drape to create. Actress, Kajal Aggarwal’s look demonstrates a neatly pleated ‘dupatta’ tucked on a side on the shoulder. One can drape it with 'kurtas', 'anarkalis' or co-cords.
A trailing cape is inspired from the western style outfits. However, it can easily be created with a ‘dupatta’, just like Diana Penty’s designer look. All you have to do is pin it up on one shoulder.
Another way to drape a ‘dupatta’ is to give it maximum exposure and keeping it as the highlight of the outfit like B-Town diva, Sonam Kapoor gently styled it on one side of the shoulder.
The corset trail is the new-age drape, which Shilpa Shetty Kundra picked from the designer, Tarun Tahiliani. To pep your look, you can drape a ‘duppata’ in the similar way.
Draping a ‘dupatta’ across your shoulders creates much like a jacket look. Taking cues from Malaika Arora, who recently donned the look with a heavily embroidered ‘dupatta’.
This is the simplest way to drape a ‘dupatta’. Just wrap your ‘dupatta’ nicely around your shoulders, keeping the highlights of your ‘dupatta’ in focus. Exactly, how Deepika Padukone casually wore it.
If you want to flaunt your ‘dupatta’, then free falling style is the best way. Here’s how bubbly actress, Alia Bhatt draped it. Keeping the ‘duppatta’ on her shoulders, and letting it magically flow.
Just like Madhuri Dixit, you can drape your ‘dupatta’ by rolling the other end of it in your arm or wrist. This drape is most suitable with a lehenga and 'choli' and gives an elegant look.
We all know how to drape a shawl. Similarly, this can be done with a ‘duppata’. Just drape it from your back to front and it’s done. Bollywood actress, Vidya Balan accentuated the shawl drape.
The double drape is mostly done for the brides. One dupatta is fixed on the shoulder and other is kept over the head. Even Neha Dhupia created this style on her wedding day.
One can easily create the Mughal drape, like Sonam Kapoor, by fixing the ‘dupatta’ by taking it over their head and fixing one end over a shoulder.