Have you given your ethnic outfit a style upgrade in a long time? Or are you simply tired of your current collection? You do not have to go for a complete shuffle and spend a fortune.

Get a versatile range of Banarasi dupattas to give your existing salwar suits and lehengas a fashionable makeover.

A dupatta can instantly glam up any ensemble, which is why it is a wardrobe must-have. It also makes for an excellent accessory. It has the power to transform a plain dress into something suitable for a glam queen.

There are always excellent varieties of dupattas out there, waiting to voyage into each and everyone’s wardrobe. They are worn across all the spheres and in every aspect of life!

So pick your favorite Banarasi dupatta from Chinaya Banaras’ extensive collection of different styles of Banarasi dupattas. Get styling advice on how to wear the banarasi dupatta in a variety of ways as well.

Read on further to get the facts on the many varieties of dupattas available for your next extravagant desi ensemble this season and how to style it!

How to wear different types of Banarasi dupattas

There are various types of Silk Dupattas to choose from, ranging from different yarn to weaving styles. The most prevalent types are Banarasi Silk dupattas, Ikat Patola Dupattas, Chanderi Silk Dupattas, and Tussar Silk Dupattas

They can also be classified based on the embroidery work or patterns on them as Butidar Dupatta, Jaal work Dupatta, etc.

Nowadays, silk dupattas are commonly used over dresses, kurtis or salwar suits, and lehengas to add charm to the attire.

So, for an ensemble look, we will explore how to style a Silk dupatta over a Lehenga choli as well as a Salwar Kameez or Kurta for that ravishing look.

Banarasi Silk Dupattas

The richness of the Banarasi dupatta with Mughal-inspired designs on lush silk emanates grandeur and brilliance. The texture, handloom weave, and designs all reflect the lavish taste and fashion trends. A handwoven blue banarasi silk dupatta with meenadar jaal work

When draped over a salwar suit or lehenga, it enhances the beauty of the attire stunningly. Because of its luxurious look, it can also be utilized as a head dupatta for brides.

This dupatta option can be the ultimate highlight of your dress since it is dazzling, heavy, and appropriate for several occasions.

Style Guide: Wear the banarasi silk dupatta with solid plain color suits or a plain white suit to make the dupatta the star of your outfit. Style the look with heavy studded earrings to match the dupatta.

Ikat Patola Dupattas

Ikat is a traditional Indian woven resist-dyed textile technique with beautiful wavy and hazy designs. An ikat dupatta is folky and classic, and it looks well with fusion and indo-western clothing. 

This technique was developed independently and is widely utilized in South and Southeast Asian cultures. A dupatta made of this exquisite cloth is a priceless souvenir and a piece of art.

With their exquisite weaving patterns in animal forms, birds, geometric, leheriya lines, and the traditional motif of patola designs, traditional weave motif designs of patola and ikat patterns are popular and excellent for vibrant dupattas.

Style Guide: Dress your Ikat patola dupatta with a short kurta and palazzo set. Wear silver oxidized jewelry to get the perfect chic look.

Chanderi Silk Dupattas

Handwoven chanderi dupattas are not only lightweight and vibrant but also include delicate embroidery that sets them apart.  A handwoven bootidar pista green chanderi silk dupatta with tassels

Chanderi dupattas are available in varieties of fabrics ranging from semi-translucent to soft opaque. When blended with cotton, Chanderi silk feels like pure luxury on the body.

There are many options to choose from – embroidered weaves, printed motifs, tie-dye accents, zari edges, and other designs. 

Style Guide:  Style a floral chanderi silk dupatta with tassels over a pastel kurta set of matching colors to enhance the beauty of your outfit.

Tussar Silk Dupattas

The beautiful golden shine of tussar silk dupattas is due to the qualities of tussar silk. The dupattas have a luxurious feel and appearance because of the organic sheen.A meenadar jaal printed purple Banarasi tussar khaddi handpainted dupatta

Even with rich embroideries and prints, Tussar silk dupattas have a light and airy quality that makes you feel at ease.

Tussar silk dupattas come in a variety of patterns, including floral prints and jaal print patterns. When worn with kurtas or lehengas, they give off a royal vibe.

Style Guide: Let the tussar dupatta grab all the spotlight by pairing it with warm pastel hues, kurtis or suits like golden, beige, cream, etc.

Butidar Dupatta

Butidar dupattas are frequently made of Chanderi fabric and have embroidered buti design all over. The butis are usually made with gold and silver zari threads, which give them a stunning appearance. A bootidar red banarasi chanderi silk handwoven dupatta with zari border

The Butidar dupattas are embellished with floral embroidery and golden thread stripes. They have a natural brilliance as a result of this. 

Style Guide: To add a modern twist to your ethnic attire, use these butidar dupattas as stoles or scarves. Pair these with golden or silver jhumkas to complete the dazzling look.

Jaal work Dupatta

The jaal work dupatta is made out of zari threads that have been twisted in a criss-cross manner to create a lovely jaal pattern. This type of dupatta necessitates delicate stitching and workmanship.A Meenadaar Jaal Banarasi Paithani Silk Handwoven Dupatta

The dupattas’ borders are embellished with jaal work, while the body of the dupatta is printed with a digital or handmade floral pattern.

The jaal dupattas are commonly used with lehengas or suits to give them a royal appearance. Tassels are frequently used to complement the beautiful stitching.

Style Guide: At weddings, heavy jaal dupattas are frequently utilized as head wraps or “chunnis” for brides. Combine the jaal dupattas with a basic banarasi lehenga or suit to create a hefty, glittering ensemble.

Dupattas are more than just a piece of clothing; they can be worn in a multitude of ways to elevate your look. Stock up on these various dupattas from Chinaya Banaras‘ exclusive selections of banarasi dupatta at the most reasonable prices!

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