Do you have an old Lehenga? then this post is specifically for you. Keep reading till the end you will see 9 hacks to reuse your old chaniya cholis.
A bride’s wedding lehenga worn once or twice but not more than that is her dream-that-came-true outfit.
What happens after the wedding is done, all function is completed and you are back to your normal life?
Your heavy ghagra choli is safely packed inside a big box or stored in a very safe trunk! Would that be the only time you wear it though?
We are sure your super-expensive chaniya choli is screaming to be worn again and you shouldn’t deny it. Can’t think of any other ways to wear it at your cousin’s or friend’s wedding? Well, we have got just the thing for you.
We have found some really interesting ways to re-invent, re-style and re-wear your special ghagra choli!
1. Turn Old Lehenga choli into Anarkali Dress
Transforming your wedding lehenga into an anarkali suit is a bold step which definitely will fetch you loads of compliments.
Transfigure your pompous chaniya into floor-length anarkali by attaching your choli with the ghagra. You can add a zari work border at the waistline and fashion it into the empire-line anarkali suit.
We suggest smokey eye makeup with a tint of matte lipstick, a sleek hair bun and high heels to finish the look.
2. Reuse Old Lehenga to Carry with Cape style choli
Sheer capes are totally in and they can completely change the look of an outfit. Skip the dupatta and add a sheer net cape over your heavy lehengas for a trendy Indo western outfit option.
You can also make sheer capes out of lehengas original dupatta.
3. The crop top is trendy
Just wear with Crop top without a dupatta, a plain color crop top will definitely change the whole look find a suitable color and mix-n-match with a nice lehenga skirt.
4. Convert OLD Lehenga into Dress or Gown
Convert into a trendy or stylish gown by changing the style of blouse and attaching bodices to the lehenga. You can also add an extra border at the bottom for the longer length.
5. Wear OLD Lehenga with Jacket style kurti
Another contemporary idea that would bring a wow factor to your lehenga is to team the lehenga with a long embellished jacket.
An embellished jacket adorned with zardosi work would look electrifying with a heavy border wedding lehenga. Whereas pair a clear net jacket with detailed embroidery work lehenga and parade your charismatic self.
Bring an energetic look by teaming your lehenga with a different shade jacket.
6. Pair Your OLD Lehenga with Long kurtas
Women Kurta is in trend because of its simple and elegant look. This is the popular style which is going rage in the fashion world, choose sheer net kurta with front slit or side slit open and look alluring. You can wear it for your sibling’s wedding and re-utilize your lehenga.
7. Short Peplum kurtis are in style
If playing subtle is your fashion statement then we found the best lehenga for you. It can be one of your heavy lehenga for pre-wedding functions even your cocktail. The peplum style off-shoulder blouse is totally an offbeat design.
8. Style Your OLD Lehenga with Plain Shirt
Just pair an existing white or black shirt from your wardrobe with a lehenga and skip the dupatta to the next wedding you attend. It’s trendy and stylish and it will definitely u your styling game.
We suggest a pair with Drop earrings and cute heels and you’re ready for your function to rock in.
9. Styling OLD Lehenga with a Saree can be different
Concept Indian sari designs are the talk of the town, wear the lehenga in lehenga saree style, or attach more fabric to your heavy bridal dupatta and turn it into a new sari. Bring innovation in your saree draping techniques to get a new look.