Banarasi Silk Dupatta
Banarsi Silk Dupatta to adorn Indian Women for every
Dupatta has been an integral part of Indian wear since the Vedic period. Also called chunari, odhani or chunni, this piece of clothing has been romanticised for a long time. Bollywood has songs dedicated to this flowy garment. Several love sagas on the silver screen began while trying to disentangle a dupatta. Originally worn by both men and women, the dupatta nowadays is mostly considered a feminine attire. It has immense cultural significance as it symbolises the modesty of women. In different parts of the country, Dupatta or Odhni is still used by women as a veil to cover their faces. Cut to modern times, the dupatta has evolved into a valuable piece of garment that holds its place of pride in the Indian fashion scene. Its uniqueness lies in its versatility. Drape it with a lehenga, wear it with a salwar kameez or just don it with a saree, you can never go wrong with this garment. Dupattas have turned into inimitable style statements that can amp up the style quotient of any garment. Extravagant or subtle, there is always a dupatta to match your fashion sensibility.
Beauty in every fabric, be it handloomed dupattas or silk dupattas
The standard length of a dupatta is 2.5 meters. It can be made in a variety of fabrics depending on what you are wearing it with. They can be woven in Banarsi silk, Tusaar silk, Velvet, Linen, Georgette, Chiffon, Net or cotton. If it is your intention to be the head-turner in the room, then a handwoven dupatta in Banarsi silk should be the obvious choice. A Banarsi dupatta with elaborate embroidery techniques like Meeanadari Jaal can make you look every bit regal. The more intricate the work on your dupatta, the more eye-catching is your outfit. Notch up your style and go for a dupatta with exquisite tassels. If you are looking for some fun, then add some pom poms to your classy dupatta. The options are limitless when you have a Banarsi dupatta in your wardrobe. A handwoven, ornate Banarsi dupatta is a quintessential part of a bride’s trousseau. But these days Banarsi dupattas are going beyond the wedding scene. They are ubiquitous in every festival celebration and traditional gathering. Wear it with a simple Kurti or Sharara and you would have turned a mundane outfit into a classy one. Buy dupatta online at Chinaya Banaras. Our exquisite, handcrafted pieces are perfect for weddings and festive ceremonies. Much like a Banarsi saree, a Banarsi dupatta is for keepsake. This is one piece of clothing that is cherished for its antiqueness as well as contemporariness. If your wardrobe is missing a stunning Banarsi dupatta, it’s time to shop for one. Pick your favourite piece from our exclusive collection at Chinaya Banaras.