Lehenga Choli, which is also known as Ghaghra choli/ Chaniya choli, is the traditional clothing of women. It is a combination outfit (3 piece) of a Lehenga, Choli and a Dupatta. Lehengas are popular among Indian brides and have been the preferred wedding outfit since many years. Lehengas are available in various cuts and styles to suit every body type. They look graceful and elegant and can be tailor made or bought off the rack.Here are some types:
This cut resembles a wrap-around skirt and is straight from the waist to the hem. It has slits on the side for ease of movement. It complements most body types. Soft fabrics are advisable for this style.
This style is fitted till the knee and then flares out to the bottom. It fits well on the hips and is hence recommended for women with a curvaceous figure.
In this style, the skirt flares from the waist to the hem resembling the alphabet A. It has a little flare and will fit thin as well as pear shaped brides.
This style has a large circumference along with lots of pleats near the waist and is popularly known as Anarkali Lehenga. This adds volume looks very classy. Flowy fabric with a good fall can be used to stitch this type of lehenga.