The time is gone when any dress could go with any sort of pairing between tie and die dupattas and even with pekoes on the borders and polka dots all around them.
Now: Patterned dupattas; Before: Phulkari chadars
The trend of phulkari chadars were just the guests of the winter. Though many women were not that great of a fan of the Sindhi karahi chadars that went viral in a variety of cultural combination of vibrant colors. It has all now transformed into the spring fever.
The proper Pakistani shalwar kameez that come with a full fledge patterned dupattas in cotton or lawn are adorned. With a variety of colors along with the vibrant ground color, and superior diversity in patterns and prints make it an ease to pair it with any other dress as an alternative.
Now: Ajrak; Before: Cashmere Shawls
Cashmere Shawls would fix up pretty much any attire you decided to wrap around. Well that was winters and since the weather seems to be warming up, the Ajrak has started to play its dual role after marking its fashion appearance throughout the winters. Ajrak has always been known to warm us up as well as cool us down during the opposing weather. So, the evergreen Ajrak too, has taken over this season.
Now: Chiffon with patterned borders; Before: Black or White linen
Black or white linen dupattas have always been a basic fashion emergency solution but that can’t always go gracefully. Traditional dresses can get the ‘complete’ look by pairing up a plain chiffon dupatta of the matching color or the ground color of the dress and instead of going for the mainstream pekoes. Just get the matching patterned cloth stitched on to the dupatta’s border and the lining, if you happen to be having the dress stitched.
Now: Chunri dupattas; Before: Tie n’ die dupattas
Chunri dupattas are exceptionally still around, they were thought of being a thing of the past but it is back with a bang. Now that the trend is being adorned by almost everyone, the eternally youthful fabric perfectly pairs up with pretty much any dress but it seems to go better for slimmer women. Though tie n’ die dupattas in chiffon or georgette fabrics are still being worn but they don’t go with as much of a charm.
Selection of colors is a whole vast thing. Selecting between either the perfect second contrasts for the dress or picking the color from slightest color hints from the kurti. Red, Blue, and Multicolored patterned dupattas are always a savior for situations when you can’t just find the matched dupatta for the dress and you’ve to go with the alternatives.