Tricks to Make your Bridal Lehenga Feel Lighter! * Don't Forget, Summer Is Here!
BY Sakshi | 23 Mar, 2017 | 8025 views | 4 min read
1. The Lehenga SkirtHere are some tips on how to make the heaviest part of the lehenga lighter- the lehenga skirt.
Reduce the can-can
Image via Indian Street FashionYou know, that fluffy thing that gives your lehenga volume? But a lot of it does restrict movement too! A lot of brides get more can can added to make the lehenga more voluminous, but if you're gonna have a lot of movement at your wedding or say, you'll be walking around on sand, get it reduced to a minimum!
Opt for light and airy fabrics
Keep embroidery to a minimum
Image via Aviraj Saluja Wedding PhotographyMake sure there are no heavy borders in the lehenga, it can cut the weight by a lotttt! There are loads of options available for lehengas that have no embroidery or simple work which still looks great!
Opt for fabrics that have character
Opt for threadwork rather than zardozi work
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Just 'cz its a bridal lehenga, doesn't mean it has to be full of zardozi work! Threadwork also looks great when done right, and can make a lehenga look exceptionally pretty!
Butis look great, and super light!
Get a lehenga without borders
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Borderless lehengas also look great, when offset with the right kind of work. Plus, they're easy and breezy!
Opt for satin borders
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2. The dupattaAfter the lehenga skirt, comes the dupatta. You'd be surprised to know that a lot of dupattas are way heavier than they look, adding on to the bulk!
Take a single light dupatta on the head
Get the dupatta inbuilt into the outfit
Opt for a cape instead of dupatta
3. The blouseWhile of course the blouse might not be heavy by weight, there are certain ways by which you can make it wayyy more comfortable!
Go for a simpler blouse that's a lot lighter
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Pick something that's sleeveless or strappy
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