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Add the X-factor to your Lehenga Choli with Latkans & Tassels


When it’s ethnic wear in question, accessorization is not limited to jewellery! Ethnic Indian outfits, especially wedding wear, allow a lot of creative freedom. Use of latkans or tassels in blouses, lehenga cholis etc is a trend that started ruling the Indian fashion scenario a few years back. Their popularity even today points to the fact that the style is here to stay! And why not? Latkans or tassels add that extra feminine touch to one’s wedding outfit. Wondering if you can sport the style? Go through our list of ideas to enhance your wedding outfit through the use of latkans and tassels.

Tassels with Mirrors

Mirrors on clothing remind one of the vibrant and colourful handicrafts of Gujarat and Rajasthan. With the popularity of Afghani-style jewellery, mirrors are back in vogue and a very unique way of incorporating them in your wardrobe is adding then as tassels to style choli-backs or as tie-ups on your ethnic skirt or ghagra.


Pompoms entered the fashion sphere as latkans and are now being used extensively on saree borders, ethnic skirts and even jewellery. If you want to sport a bohemian look on any of your pre-wedding functions, pair a lehenga choli with pompom latkan and ethnic silver jewellery.


Credit: Orne Jewels

Are you particularly fond of that rich, elite look? Don’t apprehensive about the use of tassels or latkans as latkans with pearls will go a long way in adding that touch of richness to your entire look. Pearl latkans are to be particularly paired with silk or georgette lehenga-cholis that have heavy detailing, sequin work or embellishments.


Do you think pearls will not do justice to your colourful lehenga-choli. Go for beads as they come in a huge variety of shapes, sizes, textures and colours.

Fringe tassels

For an understated look with a bit of vibrancy go for fringe tassels. Use them on the border of your dupatta or saree or even as a tie-up behind your blouse.


Ghungroos are in vogue – not only in jewellery but also on clothes. You would love them as part of your ghagra if you love the soft feminine sound they make.


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