India, being a land of a multitude of festivals and cultures, always offers you an occasion to dress up. Whether it is a festival or a wedding, dressing up in your favorite ethnic outfit is always something to look forward to. And when it comes to the world of traditional and ethnic dressing, lehenga-choli is a quintessential part of apparel for women. Besides making a perfect traditional outfit for festive seasons, it is also worn by modern women for the wedding and related functions.
Your outfit is the highlight of your whole look. This is the main reason why you must know the variety of lehenga-choli available to you and then choose the best amongst them.
Circular/flared Lehenga: As the name suggests, this lehenga has a broad flare and forms a complete circle at the hem and is one of the traditional styles of lehenga. This lehenga-choli has extreme volume and starts with a number of pleats near the waistband that diffuses as one goes down the flare. If you are someone who is interested in designing their own lehenga choose the fabric and go for huge borders at the hem.
Fishtail/Mermaid Lehenga: Imitating the mermaids, this lehenga is tighter at the hips and waist and flares down from the knee area. Therefore, this lehenga must be worn be with a proper bodysuit beneath to hide any flabbiness visible in this area. These make a perfect outfit for some special occasions and are available in fabrics like brocade, georgette, etc.
Straight-cut Lehenga-choli: This particular lehenga-choli has a straight skirt that distinguishes it from the other types of lehenga with flared skirts. This lehenga is slightly more modern than the traditional styles and works great to make anyone appear taller and slimmer. You can choose different fabrics based on your body type and preferences.
There are other patterns as well from lehenga sari to sharara pattern lehenga and much more. Choose a perfect lehenga pattern according to your body type as it will not only accentuate your personality but also bring out the best in you.