The quintessential dupatta is at the heart of Pakistani eastern attire for women.
With an illustrious history that spans centuries starting from the statues of goddesses with their heads covered in the Indus Valley civilization to the role of the dupatta as a symbol of rebellion and eventually freedom in the times leading to the creation of Pakistan, the dupatta design today has transcended its role as a mere accessory. The dupatta offers a manifold purpose in the lives of Pakistani women; it acts as a cultural - sometimes religious token, a functional piece of clothing for extreme weathers, and of course as a decorative fixture that elevates whatever you are wearing by giving it a unique touch.
Regardless of whatever your reason might be for wearing a dupatta, here are the 6 must-have dupatta designs every woman should invest in, not just for this season, but for years to come because as we all know, dupattas are four seasonal and stay in your closet long after the matching suit design has been thrown away!
Let’s wrap up our brief history lesson and delve right into the 6 essentials Ready To Wear dupatta designs from SAPPHIRE you need to get your hands on right away!
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1. VOILE DUPATTA
Let’s start off straight and simple with the evergreen voile dupatta, a staple in every closet.
Perfect for everyday wear with its lightweight, breathable fabric, and versatile designs, the voile dupatta design is a functional piece for women who wear dupattas regularly; airy enough to be worn as a headscarf, and flimsy enough to be draped around the neck as a scarf in the warmer months of the year, this dupatta is one that everyone definitely needs in their daily wardrobe!
2. JACQUARD DUPATTA
Going right to a more elevated option, the jacquard dupatta design is a festive must-have!
Embossed with gold and silver motifs on a heavier weight premium fabric, this dupatta design is detailed with rich embellishments, making it a great and easy way to elevate a basic suit design. Make this dupatta the star of the show by styling it like a shawl with a solid kalidaar, kurta design, or long frock design to look effortlessly put together for a Baraat or reception event.
3. KARANDI DUPATT
The ever-so-versatile karandi dupatta is one that your closet is definitely incomplete without!
Fashioned from a textured fabric that is accentuated with a unique self-pattern, a karandi dupatta design gives instant character to any dress design that you pair it with. Woven with utmost care, a karandi dupatta is breathable enough to be worn while carrying out your daily errands but also structured enough for a formal gathering.
4. MANAAR DUPATTA
A celebration of colours and patterns, the manaar dupatta is the perfect accessory for adding vibrance to your OOTD!
Featuring vivid hues, popularly infused with geometrics prints, this dupatta is great for uplifting a neutral suit design since it adds a certain type of ethnic charm to the look. Style SAPPHIRE’s stunning manaar dupatta design for a lunch, a brunch, or even a casual dinner to create a look that is fresh, effortless, and impactful.
5. TISSUE DUPATTA
With its sheer statement drape, the tissue dupatta is the festive favourite of many.
Crafted from a woven fabric, this dupatta design is lightweight and breathable but gives a remarkably crisp appearance for a graceful look. Style SAPPHIRE’s tissue dupatta designs for a wedding party, an intimate engagement, or an everyday affair with an embellished suit design to make a lasting impression.
6. NET DUPATTA
Our last essential is a net dupatta which is also characterised by a sheer drape and lightweight feel.
The perfect blend of delicacy and intricacy, the net dupatta can essentially be worn with any kind of outfit for any sort of occasion, be it festive or casual. Opt for an embroidered or embellished net dupatta for a wedding event or keep it easy breezy with a simple net dupatta to wear with your daily kurta designs.
In the fashion sphere in Pakistan, the dupatta is not just a mere accessory but rather an expression of tradition, convenience, and personal style for the person who decides to wear it. If dupatta designs are an essential part of your wardrobe, you need to check out our guide to the 6 must-have dupattas every women needs, regardless of whatever your signature style or preference is.
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