It’s festive season is going on and as more festivals are lined up, we must give our wardrobe a fresh desi update. When we think of ethnic wear, how can we ignore dupattas, that too with some desi twist. We cannot right!!! So, here are a list of some of the desi twist dupattas that you must have in your wardrobe for pairing them up with your desi kurtis.
Unique ikat patterns in peppy colours can instantly add glam to simple looks. Ikat refers to a kind of dyeing technique, wherein bundles of yarn are wrapped together and dyed to create the designs on the fabric. This dyeing process is different because it takes place before the cloth is women.
This is an absolute must in every girl’s wardrobe because the rich silk fabric can give a chic lift to any salwar suit.
Add some quirky edge to your look with the help of kalamkari dupattas. Kalamkari literally refers to freehand drawing with pen. Traditionally, it involved many tedious steps of dyeing, bleaching, hand painting, block printing, starching and others to make the fabric.
Madhubani is a type of art that is done using natural dyes and elements like twigs, nib-pens, matchsticks, etc. It is commonly practiced in the Mithila region of India and Nepal, and consists of eye-catching patterns. This will give quite a nostalgic feel.
Colorful pom poms can add a burst of colour to your range of salwar suits and lehengas. It’s perfect for mehendi functions.
Phulkari is a traditional dupatta from Punjab, which consists of intricate embroidery in various designs, particularly geometric. The embroidery is typically done using floss silk thread on woven cotton fabric, although now it’s also done on chanderi, silk and other fabrics. Stock up on these dupattas and be ready to nail your desi look every single time.