10 Latkans (Tassel) Ideas That Will Enhance Your Lehenga Choli

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When it comes to luxury lehengas, I believe that detailing is important. Apart from other Embellishments, Latkans or Tassels are a great game changer for lehenga.

Along with enhancing your look, this lehenga will give your desired styling statement.

Latkans are waist extensions, choli extensions that complete the lehenga look. That plain old round ball tassels are common now. Today, I am going to share how you can wear tangy, exclusive, creative latkan with your lehenga.

I have noticed that women often ignore latkans or tassels on lehengas.  

In this post, I am talking about different type of tassels used to decorate traditional Indian Outfits. During my research, I also found this useful post about 40 uses of tassels, its very creative.

Since I am working with our fashion designer to serve customers in a better way, I have made a list of latest trending latkans.

Mirror Tassels :

The first type on this list is mirror latkans. Mirror work tassels add great cultural touch to any outfit. If your saree, salwar kameez or lehenga choli is in any color and you can’t find any suitable latkans, go for mirror latkans. Mirror tassels are great for colorful outfits like wedding special lehenga choli, navratri lehenga choli, engagement lehenga choli or bridesmaids lehenga choli.

A mirror is a very popular textile element. It is also used as embellishments on lehenga choli. Some individuals especially demand mirror work lehenga choli. Mirror work is also known as shisha work.

Mirror work tassels add great reflective effect on fabric. Check out this lehenga choli design to see mirror latkan attached:

Mirror work latkans attached to lehenga
Mirror work latkans attached to lehenga
Custom made mirror latkans for lehenga choli
Golden mirror tassels with diamonds

Mirror latkans are available in great variety. This is mirror latkan with beads and diamonds. It can be used for lehengas with heavy work.

Gujarati style mirror latkan with pompom
Gujarati style mirror latkan with pompom

This mirror latkan is made using pompom. This mirror tassels can be used on simple lehengas.

Fabric Tassels :

Latkans don’t have to be metal or stuff all the time. Fabric tassels are latest trending latkans. When you want to add the right amount of sparkle to your lehenga choli, fabric tassels are best. If you are not a glitz and glitter lover, these types of fabric latkans will be your choice. 

Fabric latkans looks very classic and decent. You can add fabric latkans to your lehenga choli when you have less work on it.

Custom made fabric tassels for designer lehenga
Custom made fabric tassels for designer lehenga
Double color fabric tassels attached on lehenga
Double color fabric tassels attached on lehenga

Fabric tassels are generally lightweight and easy to handle. You can use single color fabric or double color fabric for these types of tassels. At Gravity Fashion, we undertake custom made outfits order and hence we make custom made latkans for it.

These fabric tassels at the back of blouse is adding oomph to it. Cut the fabric in various shapes and use it the ways you want.

Pearl Tassels :

We can count on White pearls for adding charm to any outfit. Among all jewels, beads and embellishments, pearls are classiest.

Not only white pearls, but you can go for colourful pearls as per the outfits matching requirements. A bunch of pearl latkan or moti latkans will enhance outfit’s look whether it is a bridal lehenga or any designer lehenga

Pearls are anyways dear to ladies. You can take only pearls latkans or add pearls to beaded latkan or regular ball latkan and it will look amazing. Add pearl latkans to lehengas which are embellished with moti work. Go for large size pearl latkans over plain lehengas.

Pearl tassels for sober lehenga choli
Pearl tassels for sober lehenga choli

Pom Pom Tassels

Add a statement to your ethnic wardrobe with these cute pompom tassels. There is various pom pom available in the market. We generally use medium size pom-pom tassels for Anarkali dresses. The overall look of your outfit will be nothing short of traditionality.

Recently, we have found pompom tops, pompom gowns and pom-pom skirts. Pompom is trending so much then why don’t you try it on your next lehenga choli.

These pom pom latkans are beautifully crafted in various sizes and shapes. It resembles to tribal Banjara styles.

Ensure that you buy quality pompom latkans as there is low-quality pompom available in the market which looses its quality after one wash.

Colorful pompom tassels on lehenga choli
Colorful pompom tassels for lehenga choli

Regular Round Ball Tassels :

This regular round ball tassels are very common. When you are confused for what kind of latkans will go well with your lehenga. Try this regular round ball tassels. At Gravity Fashion, we make these regular latkans in great variety. These regular round ball latkans suits almost all types of lehenga choli.

Regular round ball latkans
Regular round ball latkans

Gota Patti Tassels :

Gota Patti is a very popular form of handwork found in Indian ethnic wear.  Gota Patti is very shiny and glittery pieces from gotta ribbons. Gota Patti is mainly used as embellishments on ethnic outfits.

In older times, real gold and silver gota, but it’s not feasible to get real gold-silver gota now, so polyester is used.

Gota patti can be easily sticked on fabric with help of fabric glue. There are different shapes, size and designs of gotta Patti like Round, Tear Drop Shape, Diamond Shape, Boat Shape and Square Shape. Gota Patti is available in various colours rose gold, gold and silver colour.

Now, gota patti embellishment trends transferred to even latkans. The gota are cut out in various colors, shape and combined with a lot more detail of beading, stones to make a latkan.

The gold and silver shiny effect of the gota patti latkan impacts greatly on festivals and other events. To accentuate the beauty of traditional lehengas, try out the gota patti latkans next time. Check out these pictures of lehenga choli with gota patti latkans

See how this gota patti tassel lends its glorious effect to colourful lehenga choli :

Handmade gota patti latkan
Handmade gota patti latkan

Dreamcatcher Tassels

Dream catchers are very popular and they will definitely add that dreamy fairy tale liveliness to your wedding lehenga. Dreamcatcher latkans are easy to make. There are many tutorials available on the web to make DIY dreamcatcher latkans.  

You can use old bangles to make it.  Dream Catcher is made of feather and beads woven over the net.

It is believed that dream catcher will filter out all bad dreams. It is a symbol of unity. This dreamcatcher will be a total winner for a bridal lehenga. Not only, this latkan will enhance the lehenga, it will protect new bride from bad vibes.

Fringe Tassels

Those fringe latkans at the edge of lehenga choli will make a dramatic finishing touch to your outfit. Hang these fringe latkans whenever you are in doubt.

Fringe latkans looks great with a backless blouse. Add round balls or big colorful beads to add volume to these lightly weighted latkans.

Fringes are available in various lengths. These fringes were recognised as a symbol of luxury during ancient times in Europe. Ornamental fringes are widely used today by international fashion couturiers like Chanel, Elie Saab and Alexander Wang. Fringes is one of the top trending embroidery products in the world currently.

These pictures depict how your lehenga will look after adding this little fringes latkans. At Gravity Fashion, we have made various fringe latkans for our customer’s lehenga choli.

Fringe Tassels

Those fringe latkans at the edge of lehenga choli will make a dramatic finishing touch to your outfit. Hang these fringe latkans whenever you are in doubt.

Fringe latkans looks great on a backless blouse. Add round balls or big colorful beads to add volume to these light weighted latkans.

Fringes are available in various lengths. These fringes were recognised as a symbol of luxury during ancient times in Europe. Ornamental fringes are widely used today by international fashion couturiers like Chanel, Elie Saab and Alexander Wang. Fringes is one of the top trending embroidery products in the world currently.

These pictures depict how your lehenga will look after adding a this little fringes latkans. At Gravity Fashion, we have made various fringe latkans for our customer’s lehenga choli.

Ghunghroo Tassles :

Ghunghroo is small bells attached together. Ghunghru anklet is the most popular ornament worn by traditional dancers like Kuchipudi, Bharatanatyam etc… It adds grace to dancer and musical beads.

Not only in India, it is believed that ghunghroo were popular among Egyptian women in ancient time. Ghunghroo sounds captivating. Why not use it on latkan at waist or back on a blouse.

We had made a custom made lehenga choli for a customer. We attached some 400 ghunghrus at the running edge of dupatta.

You can also attach ghunghroo latkans on the four edge of dupattas.

Oversized Tassels:

This season, Big is beautiful

Recently, I found a trend among women who loves to wear oversized T-shirts. The oversized thing was introduced by some popular fashion designers like Gucci, Chloe etc…

Then I found various oversized objects like oversized soft toys, oversized goggles, oversized necklaces.

Imagine an oversized latkan or tassel hanging at your waist. It takes a bit understanding in balancing the right size of the latkan. You can easily make a mistake in doing oversize things.

Check the proportions of your lehenga choli with your height and attach an oversized latkan. Oversized tassels add a bold styling statement to your lehenga choli

Let us help you in deciding oversized tassels for your lehenga. Don’t miss these amazingly perfect oversized latkan attached with lehengas.

Oversized Tassels:

This season, Big is beautiful

Recently, I found a trend among women who loves to wear oversized T-shirts. The oversized thing was introduced by some popular fashion designers like Gucci, Chloe etc…

Then I found various oversized objects like oversized soft toys, oversized goggles, oversized necklaces.

Imagine an oversized latkan or tassel hanging at your waist. It takes a bit understanding in balancing the right size of the latkan. You can easily make a mistake in doing oversize things.

Check the proportions of your lehenga choli with your height and attach an oversized latkan. Oversized tassels add a bold styling statement to your lehenga choli

Let us help you in deciding oversized tassels for your lehenga. Don’t miss these amazingly perfect oversized latkan attached with lehengas.

Bird Or Animal Tassels:

This one is for those who are animal and bird lover. A large number of audience use bird or animal prints, embroidery or as a part of home decor. It’s like a creature couture. Parrot latkans, elephant latkans are season’s coolest trend.

It is time to give your lehenga a chirpy look with these cute tassels.My favourite animal is a horse and I would like to attach a horse latkan on my next outfit.

This particular style of latkan has even taken over the celebrity closet. You can also easily incorporate this style on your lehenga. Let us know if you need any assistance regarding animal latkans or bird latkans.

Cowrie Tassels:

You will usually find cowries on Gujarati Chaniya Choli. Cowrie embellished on Gujarati Chania Choli reflects the truly Gujarati traditional spirit.

Cowries were anciently used as currencies and jewellery in various parts of the world.

Cowrie shells are largely found in the Indian Ocean and popularly consumed to make pendants, necklaces, chokers, bracelets, hair ornaments, earrings, decorative waist belts, anklets and more. It is also widely used in home decor items like frames, hangings and more.

There are a number of cowrie latkans available in the market. You can buy it online too. Cowrie latkans will add a true traditional essence on your lehenga choli.

You might have Navratri special lehenga choli for 9 days. Try a cowrie latkan on one of them. A heavy bunch of cowrie tassel will look amazingly wonderful.

There are various other latkans available in market, but these are quite popularly trending.

At Gravity Fashion, our fashion designing team work hard to make unique tassels. We undertake custom made tassels for special outfits.

Let us know what type of latkans or tassels you love the most?

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