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How to Reuse Old Lehenga By 5 Different Ways as a Pro!

• 26th Oct, 21  

Wearing different lehengas in different functions is not a common thing. It can only be possible for you when you are a celebrity or if you have lots of money to invest. But here, we bring some amazing tricks where you can upgrade your old lehengas in different ways and create different looks. In this blog, we have described the best five different ways of draping lehenga as a pro. You can style your lehenga in the same way, depending upon which look suits you at the wedding venue.

Upgrade your old lehenga with five easy tricks:

1. Convert it into Anarkali


Do you want to change the whole look of your lehenga? You can change the overall look by turning it into a floor-length Anarkali. All you need to do is ask your tailor to remove that cancan fabric under the lehenga and stitch it like a lehenga skirt. You will not regret doing this once you get that vibrant look. 
You can also stitch a blouse matching that complements your Anarkali lehenga. If you don’t want to visit a tailor or designer, you can try some mix and match patterns blouse to give your lehenga a unique touch. This lehenga gown will definitely make you shine in the upcoming functions or wedding venue!


2. Pair it with an ethnic kurta

You can use your dream wedding lehenga in many different ways. Pair it with the ethnic kurta to create an ethnic look for the upcoming puja and celebrations at your home. If your lehenga is heavily embroidered, you can pair it with a plain kurta as well. Choose a color that complements the look and color of your lehenga. You can also add a peplum blouse too to take another look. 

3. Upgrade it into a shrug

To create a stylish and fashionable look, you can also upgrade this by adding a shrug. To achieve an Indo western look, you can use your dupatta as a shrug without doing any stitching or sewing. Recycle your wedding lehenga in different ways so that everyone can keep their eyes on you. For better knowledge, you can check the YouTube videos where fashion experts share the best DIY hacks for banquet hall parties.

4. Change the dupatta

This is the easiest option where you don’t need to invest much amount. Add a feminine and elegant touch to your lehenga by adding a heavily embroidered dupatta. You can also buy a [plain fabric dupatta and ask your designer to add some creative stuff.

5. Use it as a skirt

Are you looking to create a casual but trendy look? Why not use your lehenga as a skirt? This is the instant way to give your lehenga a styled and professionally designed look. You can use white shirts on it and remove the extra layers under your old lehenga; that’s it. To get the best ideas to check some resources like Pinterest. 


Besides the above tricks, you can also convert your lehenga into sharara and do some mix and match. Reuse your bridal dupatta or add a blouse and drape it like a saree. You will definitely shimmer and look glowing in the upcoming celebrations when you use these hacks.

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