7 Different Types of Lehengas | Complete Guide

Bridal Lehenga in USA

 

What would come to your mind if we say India? Of course, it’s culture, cuisine, religious diversity, attires, festivals, and much more. Each festive season brings a desire to wear new ethnic outfits which are coming in a wide variety nowadays.

Lehenga is amidst the main traditional ethnic attire of India. If you want to shine on a festive occasion, then lehengas are the right choice.


There are many types of lehengas having different styles, patterns, and textures. To make the choice easy for you, here are 7 different types of lehengas and their complete guide.

 

1. Jacket Lehenga

 

It's just a simple lehenga style, but what makes it different, is its jacket. It gives you uniqueness and elegance and includes a long jacket, which has intricate embroidery and designs while giving you a wide choice of looks from really vibrant ones to decent ones as well. 

 

2. Panelled Lehenga

 

This lehenga is designed to have classy horizontal panels stitched at the end of its flare. It resembles Kalis (petals of a flower). Due to the panels, the flare volume drastically increases and provides it an elegant and vibrant look. 

 

3. Sharara Cut Lehenga

 

This style is hugely in demand due to its sharara style, which also looks like a lehenga. It comes in many styles and is paired with an elegant palazzo. It is usually worn with long kurtas. These are not completely lehengas, because they are stitched from the middle of the hem like a palazzo but because the flare is very much, they are partially termed as lehengas.

 

4. Flared Lehenga

 

It is a classical, and old form of lehenga, yet looks gorgeous on any person wearing it. It is a broadly flared skirt with a circle at the hemline and would be the best for you if you love volume and pleats. It is best suited for intimate ceremonies like engagement and sangeet.

 

5. Layered / Ruffle Lehenga

 

You may not see it like a lehenga, but its popularity in the fashion industry has grown over time. It has ruffles or layers all over itself. Its style is contemporary and is flared and very light to carry.

 

6. Net / Mesh Lehenga

 

This type is been gaining popularity since they are light, have rich and elegant colors, and will look best on any pattern, for example, Embroidery, Floral, and even normal prints.

 

7. Straight Cut Lehenga

 

It is best suited to people who don't like ghera in their lehengas. It falls along the curves and goes well with every body type.

 

It's not over, there are even more styles of lehengas in the market, and it depends on the creativity of the designer. Now that, you know 7 different types of lehengas, you will now be able to choose the best you like.

 

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