If you are a bride who has chosen to wear a saree instead of wearing a lehenga set then this article might help you. Though sarees can be worn without using a dupatta on the head, but many brides in fact mostly the bridal look consists of using a dupatta over the head. Adding a dupatta adds to your bridal look making you look gorgeous and here are a few ideas as how to use them….
All over cheeta embroidery– A simple veil done with all over delicate embroidery is perfect to be taken over the head. Its light weight and is therefore perfect to be carried in a traditional style, which is to be taken over the head and below. Remember how Priyanka Chopra carried the veil at her wedding, well the same way. And though you can always carry a contrast color veil, but if your attire is all in one color then its best to keep the veil in the same color for a better look.
Heavy dupatta in tonal shades– If you do not wish to choose a bold contrast then you can also pick dupatta in one or two shade darker than your saree. Get it heavily embroidered and drape it in a seedha palla style.
Cutwork style embroidery– You can also opt for a cutwork style dupatta which adds so much style and elegance to your saree look for the big day. Simply drape and pin the dupatta over the bun and leave the remaining dupatta free flowing as is.
Embroidered Organza– For the brides who are looking to match something with their off white or gold sarees, using an organza dupatta would be just perfect. Embroidered border would make the dupatta look simply gorgeous. Get the one side of the dupatta tucked on the front to achieve this look.
Banarsi dupatta– If you don’t want to go with the sheer fabrics then the best thing would be to opt for a Banarsi dupatta. Banarsi fabrics are done in lovely golden patterns and look so rich, chic and elegant.
Double dupatta– Yes double dupatta can also be paired with a saree just like the lehnga set. Use one at one shoulder and the other one over the bun at the back.
Printed dupatta– A printed dupatta would make your bridal set look entirely unique. Just remember to pick the best best match to your saree and you will be all good.