The lengha is sometimes referred to as a lehenga, gagra choli or chaniya choli. It is one of the most popular south Asian outfits, especially among brides. A bridal Lengha is a "skirt and top" outfit. Colours such as maroon, red and gold are traditionally worn. Bridal lenghas typically come with three pieces, including a skirt, a blouse and a dupatta. The style of the Indian lengha is based on personal preference.
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Things you need
- Lengha skirt
- Lengha blouse
- Two safety pins
After finding the lengha that you would like to wear, wear the blouse as you would a normal shirt.
Step into the skirt of the lengha as you would a normal skirt. Fasten, pin, or hook the waistline, depending on the waistline of your specific lengha skirt.
While standing, hold the dupatta unfolded in front of you.
Gather the right side in your right hand, and place it over your right shoulder at the desired length.
Gather the left side of the duppatta with the left hand and place it over the left shoulder at desired length.
Straighten and adjust the material hanging over your shoulders for desired look.
Pin the dupatta material at the shoulders to the lengha blouse using safety pins. This will prevent the duppatta from falling from the shoulders.
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