Dupattas are definitely the inevitable part of a bridals wedding outfit, even if it is for any of the functions like sangeet or reception. The beauty of a dupatta is that it is so versatile. There are so many different styles and patterns in which you can drape the dupatta, after all you are going to invest in a good lehenga and you would want to repeat it with different dupatta styles. So, we bring you different dupatta draping style ideas for brides.

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Cape Style

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One of the easiest and smart looking pattern is to drape the dupatta around your shoulder, within your hands and create a faux cape-like look. Secure it with pins to make sure that it doesn’t fall off while you are dancing.

Modern + Traditional Style

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To achieve a traditional yet modern look, drape one dupatta on your head and the other one from one side of the shoulder and secure it using belt or kamarband (adding modern twist). A style that would be loved by both elders and youngsters.

Saree Style

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Another classy and comfortable style in which you wear a dupatta with a falling pallu- just like a saree. Best option to avoid wearing a saree yet look like you are wearing a saree and be oh, so comfy!

Offbeat Style

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A unique draping style not identical choli and dupatta, where dupatta is on one side of shoulder but not pleated, just left as it is and then the other end pinned at the waist. 

Layered Style

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Drape the inner dupatta neatly around the shoulders and let both the ends meet on one side in front. Layer the other dupatta around your arms (spread at the back and gathered in front) for an enhanced look. A complete royal look. 

U-Shaped Style

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This is the same pattern in which women carry dupatta on salwar kameez. Best part about this is that you could make variation within this style. You can carry this look with two dupattas too. 

Gujju Style

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Spotted on every woman in a gujarati wedding, this style involves pleated dupatta on one shoulder and  flared it in the front. This can by styled by the brides mother too. 

Now go ahead and wear the same lehenga with different dupatta draping styles and it won’t feel like you are repaeting the same outfit. 

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