If you like to style graceful dupattas, scarves, or shawls to enhance the overall look of your ethnic or Western outfits, this collection of handpicked wraps is for you. Dupattas and shawls can be styled in various ways to add a touch of sophistication to the attire. A well-chosen and in-trend shawl or dupatta which is comfortable allows you to get a classic look without much add-ons. Shawls provide warmth in chilly winters and dupattas complement traditional dresses very well.
India is known for its rich culture of art and weaving. The beautiful traditional prints, motifs, and different techniques of dying the fabric with vivid colors beautify a piece of cloth. Different parts of the country have their own distinct designs that make them stand out from those of other places. Exotic India takes pride in collaborating with skilled artisans from across India to bring some of the finest pieces of Dupattas, shawls, and scarves assorted in an extensive collection for all the women who love draping them around their necks or shoulders and transform even a basic outfit into fashionable attire.
From simple shawls with devotional icons and symbols to embellished Leheria dupattas from Jodhpur, you can find here your favorite piece that matches your personality and fits the occasion well. Donning an Ivory Dupatta with golden thread weave looks opulent with a plain salwar kameez suit. The intricately patterned Jamwar scarves from the valley of Kashmir are known for their soft texture of high-quality wool. Women love adorning these scarves with sarees or even with Indo-western dresses. We offer you a plethora of charming drapes to choose from to stand out from the crowd and accentuate your personality.
Q. How can I style traditional shawls and dupattas with different outfits?
Traditional shawls and dupattas can be styled according to the occasion and personal preferences. Lightweight shawls can be elegantly draped on one shoulder, allowing it to fall along the pallu of the saree. If you are wearing a salwar kameez or Anarkali suit, the dupatta can be styled in a belted manner around the waist, securing it with a stylish belt. You may also wrap the shawl or dupatta around the neck to add an element of glamour to your modern outfit.
Q. What are some famous traditional shawl and dupatta weaving regions in India?
There are several famous regions in India that are known for their exquisite craftsmanship of weaving beautiful traditional shawls and dupattas. Intricately designed shawls or scarves featuring paisleys, floral, and geometric patterns come from the Kashmir valley. The colorful tie-dye Leheria Dupatta with graceful Gota patti work comes from Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The vibrant colored opulent silk dupattas with golden brocade are made in Banaras, Uttar Pradesh.
Q. How are traditional dupattas different from modern ones?
Traditional dupattas are known for their intricate handwoven motifs and design that represent the cultural heritage of a particular region. On the other hand, modern dupattas employ different machinery techniques to incorporate designs to get proper finishing and appeal. However, the beauty of handweaving art with utmost care and attention overpowers machinery perfection.
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