Want to look like a sexy demure rose? Wear a lehenga…

Lehengas have long been an important part of Indian ensembles. Indian women have always felt comfortable and lady-like in it because it has always accentuated the beauty to a notch higher. Also, Lehenga is a twirling dress, and enjoying traditional dancing in a lehenga makes your inner soul feel great. So why not give more importance to choosing them the way you want to get portrayed in the public eye!

Before purchasing a lehenga, many factors must be considered, including body type, skin type, height, blouse style, and lehenga design. Another most obvious and important factor is the colour of the lehenga that makes you look gracefully beautiful. We're sure that finding the perfect lehenga is a difficult task for every girl. But don't you worry; we've addressed all of your concerns. You now have trillions of options in lehengas, and you'll be surprised at how much the trends have shifted. Here are some fool-proof tips on how to choose the right lehenga considering various aspects.

Colour as per skin tone

The Colour of your lehenga can completely change your entire look. Colour plays an important role in enhancing your skin tone. If chosen correctly, it can make you look gorgeous and vivacious. Hence, picking the right lehenga colour according to your skin tone is crucial.

1.      Fair

Fair skin tones have many advantages of choosing varied colours of clothing. If you have a fair skin tone, you can experiment with bright and bold colours such as Pink, Yellow, Emerald Green, Turquoise Blue (Firozi), and all shades of Red. Such colours can enhance your beauty and make you look livelier. Ditch colours like Dark Brown, Burnt Orange, etc.



2.      Wheatish

Women with wheatish skin tone can also be experimental about colours. If you have a wheatish skin tone, you could try lighter shades of Peach, Light Gold, Warm Pink, Turquoise Blue (Firozi), Chili Red, etc. These colours can give an instant boost to your confidence. Avoid going for extremely pale and milky shades.

3.      Dusky/Dark

Many get attracted to dark and dusky skin tones. So if you have a dark skin tone, go for colours like Apple Red, Medium Red, and Indigo to be the center of attraction. Avoid getting bright colours, such as neon shades, as they might clash with the undertones of your skin.


Colour as per the timing of the event

1.      Daytime Event

Look stunning in lighter colours that look youthful under natural light during daytime. Choose pastel colours like light yellows, light blues, pinks, or peaches as the major hues in your lehenga or you can pair multiple bright light shades for a more vibrant look.

2.      Evening Event

Look rich and luxurious under artificial lighting after the sunset hours. Deep reds, greens, and royal blues are the best colours for evening or night functions. Lehengas in these colours are head-turners and sophisticated.

Lined Embroidered Lehega with Brocade Blouse and Dupatta

Colour as per the occasion

1.      Festival/Pre-wedding functions

Festivals and pre-wedding functions such as Mehendi and Sangeet are joyful and fun occasions that demand cheerful colours in the lehenga. Go for bright shades of green, blue, or orange for an extravagantly peppy look.

2.      Puja

If you are attending a puja or an event that calls for a modest dress code then go for muted shades of beige, peach, or pink. If you want to add an elegant and festive touch to the lehenga, go for hints of gold in the outfit in embroidery or embellishments at the border.

Yellow Chanderi Lehenga with Hand Block Printed Motifs

3.      Wedding

Wedding lehenga has the power to melt hearts. Generally, hues of pinks and reds are eternal colours that are perfect for a classic bridal look. If you want to opt for a different bridal look, then you can go for shades of green, purple, blue, and ivory.


Colour Combinations

When it comes to mixing different colours in your outfit, the options are truly infinite. You can go for safe and elegant with a monochromatic dress or can create a contrast between the lehenga and the blouse. Another alternative is to choose the same colour for the lehenga and blouse but with a dupatta in a contrasting shade. You can also choose a multi-coloured lehenga and go for one of the shades from the lehenga for the blouse and the dupatta.

Selecting the right fabric

Just like the abundant colours, you will be confused by endless fabric options for your lehenga. Consider the following factors while selecting the right fabric for your lehenga:

Fabric for a summer wedding

Light fabrics, such as chiffon or georgette, are ideal for weddings in the warmer months or even a dessert-like wedding location. Throughout the ceremony, each of these fabrics will keep you cool and comfortable. The best thing about chiffon and Georgette is that they flatter women of all shapes and sizes. If you have a curvy figure, go for intricate work, and if you have a petite frame, go for larger-sized embroidery on the lehenga.

Fabric for a monsoon wedding

Are you planning a monsoon wedding? Heavy fabrics, such as brocade, velvet, and silk, should be avoided because of their weight. Instead, choose lighter fabrics such as crepe, net, georgette, and chiffon. In addition, for this season, choose minimal embroidery and rich lacework. Explore options such as heavy bridal blouses paired with lighter lehengas to accentuate your look.

Fabric for a winter wedding

When it comes to lehenga fabric, silk and velvet are always a safe bet for a winter wedding. Both of these fabrics drape beautifully and add a royal touch to the ensemble. Furthermore, because they are thick, they work well when it is slightly chilly outside. The best thing about these fabrics is that the nature of the material itself is rich, so they look good even with minimal work. For your wedding, choose colours like maroon, deep red, and green.

Fabric for a sensitive skin-Pretty-Peach

Fabric for a sensitive skin

When selecting lehenga fabric, you should be aware of whether or not your skin is allergic to any type of clothing material. If so, keep the odds in your favour by sticking to organic silk or cotton fabrics. Also, avoid low-quality lace and net, which can irritate the skin if worn for an extended period of time.

Finally, before settling on a lehenga fabric, try on a few different options. Get a sense of the quality, weight, and movement. This will assist you in narrowing your search and selecting the one with which you are most comfortable. After all, it’s all about turning heads. Go through the above checklist to get the most beautiful and comfortable lehenga for you.

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