Bored with old clothes and willing to create a new look with old attire without spending big bucks? All you need to do is change your dupatta. Yes, you heard it right. Dupattas are great to instantly glam up your desi look and will turn heads. So read on to know all about the art of wearing a dupatta!

Pom Pom Twist

dupatta design pom pom

Give your boring kurta a colourful twist by pairing it with a pom-pom dupatta. They look great with plain white or black kurta. If you don’t have a pom-pom dupatta you can buy a pom-pom border and sew it on the edges. 

Sequin Dupatta

dupatta design net dupatta

Another way to style your plain kurti is by pairing it with a heavy sequin dupatta. Whether it’s a wedding or a Pooja, this dupatta will instantly add grace and glamour to your outfit.

Complete your look with a heavy pair of earrings and juttis!



Kalamkari refers to a freehand drawing with a pen. It involves hand painting and block painting. Pairing it with a plain kurta will amp your look and will give you an elegant look. 

Gota Patti Work

From georgette to cotton, Gota patti dupatta looks fabulous on every attire. Amp your look by pairing it with any traditional outfit.

Net Dupatta


Net or sheer dupatta is light and easy to carry. Pick a dupatta with a heavy border to add a touch of glam on your boring outfit.

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Banarasi Silk Dupatta

dupatta design banarasi silk dupatta

Ever since Alia Bhatt’s 'Two States' released, South Indian sarees or dupatta are in trend. Pair a simple outfit with an amazing South Indian dupatta in a contrasting hue and it will do wonders on you! Complete the look by pairing it with jhumkas and a pair of heels. Also, don’t forget to wear bangles!

Dupatta With Zardosi Work

There’s no need to buy a new dress for every wedding. Just pair your old lehenga with contrasting zardosi dupattas and you’re all set to light the world on fire! Throw in some bangles and wear a heavy pair of earrings to create more magic!



It is a traditional dupatta from Punjab, which consists of intricate embroidery in various designs, particularly geometric. This dupatta will go well with chiffon, cotton, and silk fabrics. Pair it with a clutch, if you want to keep your look subtle yet elegant.

Hand Painted Dupattas


Hand-painted dupattas serve as both casual and party wear. Style your old kurta with this dupatta and make all those heads turn around. 

Velvet Dupatta


It is not just sheer or sequin dupatta that could make your outfit look lavish, these velvet dupattas too will give you a royal look. Velvet dupattas with heavy borders are the best choice for any festive event.

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Dupatta With Mirror Work


When it comes to revamping an outfit, you can never go wrong with a mirror work dupatta. These eye-catching dupattas are a great choice when you want to glimmer and glow! This is perfect for every occasion, even for a wedding too!


So, now you know how to upgrade your style! Stay tuned to HerZindagi for more such articles.