Choosing right Lehenga Choli according to your body type

Marriage is the most important occasion of any girl’s life has to be perfect. From flowers on the table to food served to the guests, and everything in between is planned in minutest detail. But most important is your bridal beauty and choice of outfits that must plan ahead. It goes without saying that you should take enough time to choose your wedding dress to prevent some big wedding-day blues.

However, from the endless varieties of bridal lengha choli available today, it is very likely to get confused. There are different styles and shapes of Lehengas and if you do not choose correct style of lengha for you, you might not be as comfortable and beautiful as you want to be. Therefore we have prepared a guide for you so that you can make select correct lehenga choli based on your body shape.

If you are an Hourglass Shape

If your Your shoulders and hips are similar in proportion and set off by a tiny waist you are Hour Glass Shape and You are a lucky girl to have an hourglass figure. Almost anything you wear will look good on you. However, with a defined waist-line and curvy upper and lower body, a fishtail lehenga or a mermaid style lehenga would look best on you.

Fish cut lehenga is suitable for hour glass shape body

You can also go for the A-line Lehenga with fluid fabric and a short blouse. The blouse can be the deep neck.  This will enhance the shape of your body, making you look more attractive.

However, if you are short, avoid sleeveless or short sleeved blouse. You can either go for a square neck or a U-neck with vertical prints to make you look taller.

A line lehenga for Hour Glass Shape

If you are Top Heavy shape

If your body shape features a broad chest and wide shoulders which are large in proportion to a narrow waist and hips, you are this shape. Also known as the inverted triangle shape.

If you are Top Heavy Shape, you should go for the deep neck choli/blouse. A deep necked blouse with a full wide skirt and net dupatta can look gorgeous on you. You can also go for the wide-necked blouses or the jacket type of lehenga which layers at the top.

Lehenga for top heavy shape

A full sleeved or 3/4th sleeved blouse work best with this kind of lenghas. You can go for soft fabrics like georgette, chiffon, etc.  Avoid A-line lehengas.

Women with extra inches on midriff can also look choli in dark bright colors. Try to avoid complicated designs and go for sophisticated prints.

If you are Pear Shape

If your lower body is wider than your upper body — in other words, your hips are wider than your shoulders you are Pear Shape. Your bottom is rounded and your waist is well-defined.

You can balance your curves by wearing detailed blouses with volume. Low cut blouses can make an illusion of elongated midriffs to draw attention to your upper body. A-line lehenga can make your body look beautiful.  You can also opt for the blouse that is long until hip and sharara style lehengas. Wear smooth and soft fabrics to avoid too much bulk and texture.

Avoid fishtail style of lehengas.

Langha for peaar shape

If you are Rectangle shape

If your waist, hip and shoulder widths are similar and are usually on the slim side. Slender rectangles have an athletic look about them.

If you are rectangle shape you should go for a Lengha with extra flare and flounce to create curves. You can go with a wide cut blouse with a full wide skirt of stiff fabric for the voluminous look. The cut of your lehenga should be dictated by your body and has to be personalized.

Lahanga for rectangle shape

Now you know what style is suitable for your body, you may like to look at latest Bridal Lengha Collection at Gravity Fashion.

To find your body type check this guide to 5 body shapes.

Here is another interesting article about body shapes and clothes.

If you have any questions feel free to comment below or contact us at and we shall be happy to assist you in choosing right lehenga choli for you.

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