Re-fashion your bridal lehenga for continued usage


We invest our best resources to buy an incredible bridal lehenga. However, the way bridal lehengas are created, they are left with only one-time use. Earlier, brides used to wear red lehengas which they found embarrassing or too gaudy to wear again. Over the years, brides have opted for multi-coloured lehengas by ditching the good old reds. Neverthless, whatever the colour of your bridalwear, women have shied away from using it again for various reasons such as weight gain, change of trends or unwillingness to repeat the same outfit.

Either you are confused, worried, perplexed or clueless about how to use your bridal lehenga again, don’t worry we are here to resolve your concerns. Today, you’ll find out smart ways to re-fashion your precious lehenga.


Forget your choli for some time and opt for a long coat to be paired with your lehenga. You can opt for sherwani style cuts, long sleeves or sleeveless jacket style. You can opt for an embroidered jacket with a plain lehenga or plain jacket with a heavy lehenga.  Look no less than a showstopper with this mughlai style.  

Half-saree style

Carry a heavy dupatta with a plain lehenga or a subtle dupatta with heavily embroidered lehenga. The trick is to drape around the waistline and make pleats like a saree. This style has been observed upon many B-town divas like Anushka Sharma to name one of them.

Anarkali Style

Put your fancy corsets to good use. Yes, pair your corsets with the bridal lehenga and you’re good to go. Alternatively, you can match a bandhgala jacket with your lehenga. Follow the plain with heavy work formula here as well. You can give fashion police a run for their money.

Plain versus embellished

In order to try out this style, you are suggested to go for silk, plain or brocade blouse to balance the detailed embroidery of the lehenga. You can let your curls loose for a round or chubby face or make a classy bun if you’ve got the chiselled jawline to flaunt. Or if your blouse is embellished then opt for a simple lehenga. This way, you can give your ordinary lehenga a fashion makeover.

Wear a long kurta with your lehenga in color contrast in turtle-neck or boat-neck style. You can wear an umbrella sleeved kurta or cold shouldered kurta with your favourite lehenga. You can also try wearing a slightly loose-fitted or well-fitted kurta based on your body shape. You can go for a neat bun, minimal jewellery and chocolate or cashmere silk lipstick depending upon the colour contrasts in your outfit.

By using these clever fashion tricks, you can bring alive your old yet treasured lehenga. Not only will you look trendy but classy as well.  Try out the aforementioned methods to reuse your bridal lehenga like never before. We’re sure you’ll be turning heads with your gracious presence and style. This fashion makeover will allow you to wear your lehenga in different style, that too many times. Go make a style statement with these fashion hacks.