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Different Ways you can Utilize your Old Lehenga

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Last Updated on: 3rd August 2022, 07:49 pm

Lehenga is something every girl and woman in India owns. But how many times are you going to wear it? Twice? Thrice? And then what? We either get bored or the trend of that particular lehengas gets outdated. We buy lehengas which cost us bucks. But how long do you plan on keeping them stored in your wardrobe? 

Not just brides, every girl, and woman own a set of lehengas. They hold a place in our hearts and just giving them away can be difficult but in this blog, we will help you with how you can use these lehengas in different ways. 

Ways to reutilize your wedding lehenga

  • Pair it with a long kurta 

It’s been months since you have worn your favorite lehenga, and you want to just wear it for the next event but worry about it being heavy for the event. All you have to do is wear this lehenga with a straight-cut Kurti. You can also turn it into Lehenga Suits Wholesale. This way you can avoid the too much heaviness of your outfit. This is a trendy outfit these days. A net chiffon Kurti with a slit can bring an amazing charm to you. 

  • Convert lehenga dupatta

Lehenga set comes in a three-piece set. The dupattas of your bridal lehenga can be made into a heavy embellished blouse or Kurti. As for your lehenga, you can easily pair it with a simple dupatta for further use. Breaking all three parts of your lehenga can give you three different styles, which can be worn accordingly. 

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  • Tailor it into an Anarkali

You can get your lehenga blouse tailored in an Anarkali suit pattern. This is one way to transform your lehenga into a unique attire. Adding your choli to your lehenga to create a beautiful Anarkali suit is the best way to utilize your lehenga. To make it more enchanting you can get a small portion of embroidery at the waistline. Wear this outfit in traditional events with minimal makeup and a beautiful bun.

  • Pair your choli with a plain lehenga

The bridal lehengas are heavily embroidered, and cannot be worn everywhere. The choli or blouse of bridal lehengas is beautifully made. But the heaviness of the lehenga is one of the reasons why many girls avoid wearing it everywhere. You can utilize your choli with a plain monochrome lehenga for a fresh and new look. You can even pair the choli or the blouse with a plain lehenga of border embroidery matching the blouse patterns. 

  • Choose different styles of draping

One can never leave or just give away their favorite lehenga so try draping it in different styles. This will bring freshness to you. You can add a metallic belt to your dupatta. This style of draping gives you the freedom to move around freely. You can wear your dupatta in a wrap style to show off its beautiful work. You can browse around to find many other draping styles online which you can easily try by yourself. 

  • Pair lehenga with sleeveless choli

Sleeveless cholis are one of the statement clothing apparel one owns. When paired with a heavy lehenga and dupatta it brings out the diva in you. In summer weddings or the wedding of your relative these when paired with dangling earrings can surely make you the center of attention. 

  • Pair with a long jacket

One more way of adding beauty to your bridal lehenga is to pair it with a long jacket. An embellished jacket of zardozi work can bring a modern look to your outfit. To show off your intricate designs and pattern is to pair them with a net jacket. Just make sure the jacket is contrasting with the lehenga color to make it look more enchanting. 

  • Wear the ensemble separately

The lehenga comes in a three-piece set, and that can help you style it in three different ways. Many of us are doing it unknowingly. As you can wear a monotone suit and pair it with your heavy dupatta. Or you can wear the heavy choli with a plain saree to get a designer look or even with a dhoti style pants. With the lehenga, you can add a corset blouse this could give you modern touch. 

  • Turn it into a shrug

You can convert this traditional outfit into a mesmerizing indo-western outfit just by changing the way of dupatta wearing. You can wear the dupatta in a shrugged way without getting it sewn. With just a few safety pins you are good to go. You can even ask a tailor to stitch it in a jacket way. You can wear this jacket with Kurtis, western outfits to get a boho look, and even lehengas. 

  • Convert your lehenga into sharara

You can get your lehenga converted into many different things. You can ask your tailor to stitch your old lehenga into a pair of sharara pants or straight narrow pants which can be paired with the blouse and you can wear the dupatta as a shrug or get that stitch into a jacket too. 

  • Pair it with a shirt

You can pair your heavy lehenga with a plain solid color shirt to get yourself a chic look. With bold makeup and boho jewelry, you can easily rock this look. This attire can be worn to your farewell, sangeet night, or even during festivals.

Above are a few ways in which you can easily you can get yourself a modern look with your traditional lehengas. And the best part is you won’t have to say goodbye to your dearest lehenga soon. You can easily wear it many times with twists.

Tracy G. Wade is a writer and editor who has worked in the publishing industry for over 20 years. She has written for both print and online publications, and her work has been published in several languages. Tracy is a native English speaker and has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Berkeley.