Hruta Durgule Inspires Us To Stock 7 Types Of Dupattas This Season

Manjiri Shete

October 6, 2019


1 min

1. Chanderi

Wear a plain dress with a dazzling dupatta, you will have everyone’s attention in the room. Dupattas are the real rockstars which make every plain jane attire look excellent. Recently, Hruta Durgule from Phulpakhru proved our theory right as she wore a colourful one on a black dress. If you too are inspired by her style, here are different varieties you need to have in your wardrobe.

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This type of dupatta may burn a hole through your pocket, but it will be worth it. It is on the higher price range for being spun by hand and made from special silk yarn. You can recognise them from the peculiar gold (zari) border. Chanderi sarees are kept under special conditions to protect them from the weather.

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2. Phulkari

Phulkari originates from Punjab and is made by thick cotton material called khaddar. The threads of this material are handspun followed by pigmenting it with natural colours. Usually, it has flower designs seen on the dupattas. You even get phulkari shawls and headscarves.

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3. Gota Patti

You see ample of embroidery work on a Gota Patti dupatta hailing from Rajasthan. Along with this, small pieces of zari, silver and copper is predominantly seen on this type of fabric. Mostly, we see Gota Patti on the heavy bridal trousseau and jewellery, too.

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4. Ikat

Ikat has been gaining its share of fame for some time now. This is a dying process in which the cloth is covered in intricate yet interesting patterns. The threads are first tightly bound together and then dipped in a dye.

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5. Benarasi silk

Did you know Benarasi silk was curated for just to show off the royalty? This handwoven fabric, which is originated from Varanasi, was created from real gold and silver threads.  You could credit the Mughals for getting it to India. It is because of them why you and I can wear it today.

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6. Kalamkari

Kalamkari fabric’s hand-painted and block-painted designs come to life after going through 23 rigorous steps. In the ancient days, a tamarind pen was used to draw peacock, Mahabharata figures and flowers. Hence, it is called ‘Kalam’ kari.

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7. Madhubani

Madhubani is largely influenced by Ramayana especially from Mithila which is Sita’s birthplace. Madhubani art is known for its vibrant colours and motifs from religious scriptures. Most importantly, the painting is done by twigs, pen or matchsticks.

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Let us know in the comments below which amongst the above is your favourite.

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