Ethnic clothing is one of the most common wardrobe essentials every Indian woman owns. Plus, the wedding season is around the corner. Some of us are still struggling to find the perfect outfit for the occasion. It is time to give your lehenga a modern and chic twist with these celebrity-approved choli/blouse designs. When it comes to color, it is best to stick to neutral tones. Nevertheless, you can always be experimental with your blouse designs. Ditch your usual sleeves and necklines this season. Give your outfit an upgrade by adding stunning details to the blouse.
It is a cue for all the minimalists to invest in a flattering statement blouse. It will truly make you capture all the attention. These designs will make you channelize your inner desi diva without giving up on glam. Some of these designs are timeless and will never go out of style.
Here are few celebrity-approved blouse designs to achieve an ethnic look straight out of a fashion magazine.
1. Sweetheart Neck Blouse
2. Full Sleeves Cropped Blouse
3. Lace Blouse
4. Corset Blouse
5. Halter Neck Blouse
6. Bandeau Blouse
7. Square Neckline Blouse
8. Spaghetti Strap Blouse
9. Plunge Neckline Blouse
10. U-Shape Deep Neck Blouse
11. Ruffle Blouse
12. Sleeveless Blouse
13. FAQs: Lehenga Blouse Designs
Sweetheart Neck Blouse
Sweetheart’s neck is prominently one of the most feminine necklines.
It is a style where the neck is shaped in a wide V-shape with a slight curve. It is a perfect pick for the wedding season. Due to its shape, it enhances the chest in a classy yet sensuous way. Variations can be done with sleeves.
Who says white is too boring? Well, Athiya Shetty clearly doesn’t believe in that. She looks absolutely stunning in this all-white ensemble by Masaba Gupta.
Style Tip: This style is appropriate for all bust sizes due to its ability to adapt. This neckline is often seen in western outfits too. Sweetheart neck can be worn with skirts, palazzos, flared pants and saris. Add a statement necklace to elevate your look.
Full Sleeves Cropped Blouse
If you are blessed with a well toned body do not shy away from cropped blouses. Pairing your lehenga with a full sleeved cropped blouse is a perfect combination. This style has been all over the internet and a lot of our favourite celebs nailed this combo like a pro. It’s your turn now.
Can we take a moment to acknowledge how jaw-droppingly beautiful Katrina Kaif looks in this red lehenga with a full sleeved blouse? #Goddess
Style Tip: Amp up your look by throwing in a collar necklace and you are good to go. Women with heavy bellies should avoid this style at all costs.
Indian ethnic wear is all about celebrating the essence of womanhood. Lace blouses will add charm and demure to your entire look. The best way to nail lace blouses is by keeping the design simple. You can opt for a boat neck or a simple U-shaped neckline.
When designed and tailored properly a lace blouse can make you look like a royalty.
Shraddha Kapoor wore a gorgeous, blue lehenga with a lace blouse. Keeping her makeup simple she’s letting the outfit do the talking.
Style Tip: Go for flowy fabrics whenever wearing a lace blouse. Heavy embellishments can overshadow intricate lacework. Keeping everything minimal, pair it with diamond or pearl studs.
A Corset blouse can be a timeless addition to your closet. Opt for this style to achieve an edgy and sophisticated look. A Corset blouse is a perfect choice for a grand occasion. All you need is the confidence to pull off a corset blouse in an ethnic ensemble.
This corset blouse look of Dia Mirza’s ethnic wear beyond gorgeous. What’s not to love in this attire by Dia. We’re all heart-eyes for this modern twist to traditional attire.
Style Tip: A corset blouse can easily be paired with saris, lehengas and skirts. Statement earrings and a choker necklace is the secret to upgrading the whole outfit.
Halter Neck Blouse
Halter neck blouses are always a great idea. They look very sexy and are very comfortable to wear too. The halter neck comes with a plethora of variations in style colours and fabrics for you to choose from. These blouses are easy to carry and look flattering on a well toned body. You can also achieve the proper amount of skin show as you wish with this style.
Is there anything Bhumi Pednekar is sceptical of trying when it comes to fashion? This actress definitely loves experimenting.
Style Tip: Halter neck blouses can be styled a skirt, sari and even pants. Not only ethnic halter necks are a perfect option as a casual wear too. Women with heavy busts should avoid this style. Also, neckpieces are a big no with a halter neck.
The bandeau is one of the top picks this season. A bandeau is a versatile piece of clothing. Bandeau blouses are worn like a tube top. It covers the breast area. An ensemble with a bandeau blouse instantly appeals to be effortlessly chic and sexy.
Who can tell us what to wear or what not to wear better than none other than Rhea Kapoor? She is the B-town’s Fashion guru.
Style Tip: Pair your bandeau top with a slightly high waisted skirt. You can also experiment with sleeves to make your outfit extravagant. A poor fit can cause a wardrobe malfunction. Put on a choker to upgrade the entire look.
Square Neckline Blouse
Squareneck blouse is the second most popular after the round neck. Adding little cuts and details can go wonders with this type of design. Opting for a square neck will maintain the symmetry of the attire. This blouse is a staple piece of any bridal collection. This blouse pattern is the easiest way to make your outfit look sleek and sophisticated.
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja looks ravishing in this green ensemble by Masaba Gupta. She always manages us to give us some major fashion trends to follow.
Style Tip: You can style it with statement pendants or thread necklace. Most suitable for women with thin shoulders and a small bust.
Spaghetti Strap Blouse
Spaghetti strap blouses are a great choice when you are in the mood for a graceful outfit.
It looks very clean and sleek. Be it is just flat strings or thin noodle straps, this blouse design can make you look eccentric. Depending on the event you can opt for either a heavily embellished blouse or a simple one.
Tara Sutaria’s fashion is as free-flowing as this ensemble. Make her your guide for some jaw-dropping fashion inspiration.
Style Tip: From fabrication, to chains and metallics there is a lot of room for you to experiment with straps. Wearing a thin choker or short necklace without the pendant is the key to ace the look. Keep everything as minimal as you can.
Plunge Neckline Blouse
Want to look sexy and bold? Deep cutting neck like that is a bold choice. It’s a super stylish way to steal the show. Though, there is quite a lot of skin show it still looks super elegant. The right choice of fabric can make you look grander than the occasion itself.
Anushka Sharma is the epitome of elegance. Who would have thought a printed blouse with trims can make you look like a star.
Style Tip: Complete the look by putting on either heavy traditional jewellery or a choker and an opera necklace.
U-Shape Deep Neck Blouse
U-shape deep neck is again one of the most popular blouse designs among Indian women. The simplicity of the design is what makes it beautiful. It is appropriate for any event or occasion. Alia Bhatt is famous for her girl next door fashion for a reason.
Style Tip: Sport a light princess necklace to add more glam. Length of the sleeve can vary.
Ruffle blouse is your go-to if you are strongly willing to make a statement. Channelize your inner maximalist with this style. Ruffle blouses have something for everyone. Just the ruffles on your blouse are enough to grab the attention.
Diana Penty is a sucker for drama. Even though we love those sleeves on her we’d like to ditch those many ruffles.
Style Tip: Do not go overboard with ruffles. Choose a less textured fabric for the bottom to find a balance. You can ditch the neckpiece. Statement rings are a great way to balance out the glam and extravagance.
There is nothing more timeless and elegant than a sleeveless blouse with a V-neck. The choice of fabric can make or break your outfit. Heavy embellished or embroidered fabrics are a great choice to elevate the look. Go simple but do not fashion with this style.
Ananya Panday looks delightful as always in this pink ensemble by Anita Dogra.
Style Tip: Make your look fun and interesting simply opting long dangling or traditional earrings.
FAQs: Lehenga Blouse Designs
Q. Does the colour and style you choose reflect your personality?
A. Yes, it does. Your choice of clothing is a major part of your individuality. Fashion is considered to be a form of self-expression. People wear what they think suits their personality. Your sense of dressing defines your aesthetic and preferences and that can tell a lot about a person’s lifestyle and behaviour.
Q. Does your body type matter while choosing a lehenga choli?
A. Yes, you should be very well aware of your body type while choosing a lehenga choli. The wrong choice can make your body shape look unflattering. For instance, a body fit lehenga will look good on someone who is tall and slim, but on the other side, it can look unappealing on someone with a heavy build. Likewise, not all blouse designs look flattering on every body type.
Q. Does jewellery really impact your outfit?
A. Jewelleries play an important role in enhancing your look. Accessories have the ability to make or break your entire outfit. Key is to match your jewellery with embroidery of your lehenga or blouse. It is very important to learn the art of pairing the right jewellery with the right outfit. One mistake and all the money you spent will go down the drain.
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