50 Jacket/Cape Style Lehengas that Define Fusion Ethnic Wear

The craze for Indo-western clothing or fusion ethnic wear is ever increasing! From lehenga gowns to Indo-western dresses to dhoti-crop top ensembles, designers are coming up with newer and more creative ideas to blend styles and create unique designs. The jacket style lehenga or Lehenga Jacket, also sometimes referred as cape lehenga is a new addition as is becoming popular with the passing day.

In this style, a lehenga-choli is teamed with a jacket or a cape instead of a dupatta. The jacket may resemble a blazer, be a long-line one like a coat, may be a cropped one or even be as sheer as a net. The style is becoming part of the bridal trousseau as more and more brides are wanting to don fusion pieces on occasions such as the reception or the sangeet.

If you are also dreaming of a jacket style lehenga for one of your wedding functions, make sure to get inspired from the list of 50 breath taking jacket-lehengas that we have compiled, just for you!


  1. The Bright Orange Blossoms jacket lehenga

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Zareen Khan dazzles in this orange and grey day lehenga with a long line jacket. The floral prints add a dash of vibrancy to the look so do the silver gota patti work on the blouse and the borders.

  1. Mirror Mirror On the Jacket

Mirror Mirror On the Jacket

Flaunting mirror work in multiple hues, this yellow lehenga is perfect for the haldi ceremony. The short jacket also flaunts mirror work while the lehenga skirt is flared and elegantly devoid of embellishment.

  1. Think Pink – jacket lehenga

Think Pink - jacket lehenga

This bright dark pink lehenga can accentuate and brighten up all Indian complexions. While the blouse is plain, the skirt flaunts vertical ornate silver zari lines and the sleeveless jacket flaunts similar silver zari designs.

  1. Peach Love


This pastel peach jacket-style lehenga defines simplicity and gorgeousness! The skirt is simple with just textured design. The jacket too is light and sleek while the choli is ornate with floral embroidery and stone work.

  1. Belts with Jackets

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A perfect example of fusion ethnic wear, this jacket style lehenga flaunts a layered skirt which is free of embellishments. On the other hand, the embellished jacket is buttoned and the pleated dupatta is fastened together with an ornate belt.

  1. Greener Pastures

Greener Pastures - Lehenga Jacket

This bottle green and gold fusion style lehenga is gorgeous, especially for the sangeet function. The diagonal golden lines and the sleeveless ornate jacket make up the essence of the look.

  1. Flower Power

Flower Power - Cape Lehengavasevine

The power of contrast pairing comes into play in the case of this outfit. The sea green A-line lehenga skirt flaunts exquisite floral embroidery in bright red and gold. The bright red choli and sleeveless lehenga flaunt gold floral embroidery!

  1. Subtle Elegance jacket lehenga

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A beautiful mint green lehenga flaunts gold brocade patchwork and latkan details. The jacket flaunts a gold ornate border. It also flaunts bandhni details and intricate marodi work. This outfit defines that a simple lehenga paired with a gorgeous jacket can change the game.

  1. Gold Blossoms on Pink

Gold Blossoms on Pink

A neon pink flared lehenga skirt has been paired with a choli and jacket with flared sleeves. The choli and the jacket flaunt metallic thread work in floral motifs.

  1. Not Out of The Blue jacket lehenga

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This jacket style lehenga is different from the ones we have seen so far. A peach flared skirt with zari detailing has been paired with a royal blue long jacket slit in the middle up to the waistline. There is no choli, the jacket acting as one!

  1. Of Beige and Yellow

Of Beige and Yellow

Call it a bridal dress or a jacket style lehenga, this can easily be flaunted in one of the major bridal functions like the reception. The beige flared skirt has an ornate lower border with gold and bronze floral embroidery. The jacket comes is a pastel mustard shade with floral embroidery in pastel color threads.

  1. Sheer Floral Beauty jacket lehenga

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This soft pink pastel shade lehenga comes with an ornate floral jacket in net. The jacket has a gold border.

  1. Of Cocktails and Coffee

Of Cocktails and Coffee

If you would like to flaunt a lehenga in a cocktail party or similar occasion, this is the kind you should go for! It is dark coffee brown in color with intricate gold zari work on the long line jacket border and sleeves. The choli also flaunts kundan stone work.

  1. The White Twirl

The White Twirl - Lehenga with Capeaditidoshicouture

Want something not very colorful for your pre-bridal functions? This off-white and gold floral jacket style lehenga is a great choice! The sheer jacket adds a dash of elegance to the look. Checkout more of white Bridal lehenga.

  1. Cream Toned Elegance

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Jennifer Winget flaunts a dreamy cream color jacket style lehenga. The net jacket flaunts self color embroidery.

  1. Grandeur in Grey

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Karishma Tanna looks exotic in this grey and silver jacket-style lehenga! While the floral zari embroidery is attractive, the jacket which is cut just like a western blazer really steals the show!

  1. Bright Flowers on Stone Grey

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Vibrant orange floral prints on this grey-brown lehenga with a frilly hemline looks exotic. Coupled with that the sheer jacket and its ornate collar makes all the difference.

  1. The Boho Jacket Lehenga

The Boho Jacket Lehenga

A fusion or an Indo-western outfit, the jacket-lehenga style goes really well with boho or colorful ethnic prints. Sara Ali Khan flaunts exactly that kind of lehenga here.

  1. Formal Colors

If you decide to go for a well-tailored jacket, consider combining white with pastel hues. This off-shoulder blouse is in white with a sky blue blazer style jacket and a skirt with matte zari cheques.

  1. Draped for Elegance – Cape with Lehenga

Draped for Elegance - Cape with Lehengacorebypooja

A perfect fusion attire – this pista green shade jacket-lehenga comes with a drape skirt styled after the drape and pleat of a saree. The crop top has floral embellishments and the net sheer cape has floral prints.

  1. In Love With Yellow


A golden yellow lehenga choli has been paired with a sheer jacket.  This lehenga would go perfectly in a haldi ceremony. The jacket also flaunts zari embroidery in antique floral patterns. Checkout more of Yellow Lehenga.

  1. The White Embroidery – Lehenga Jacket

The White Embroidery - Lehenga Jacket

Sometimes it’s the elegance that speaks for itself! This plain solid white lehenga choli has been paired with a peach full-length jacket which showcases intricate embroidery in white thread. This more than makes up for the lack of embellishments on the lehenga-choli itself!

  1. Contrast Prints


This unique ‘boho chic’ ensemble comes with a jacket style blouse. The attraction-factor is the juxtaposition of fabrics in different colors and complex ikkat weave patterns. The skirt is solid with just a gold ornate border and latkan details.

  1. Orange Glitter – Jacket lehenga


This bright orange silk jacket-style lehenga also flaunts mirror work. The empire style jacket choli has an uneven hemline.

  1. Greys with Maroons – Short jacket lehenga

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One of the most unique combinations – the maroon and gold lehenga skirt has been paired with a densely embellished silver choli and a sequin work blazer-style jacket.

  1. Vintage Traits


A solid yellow flared lehenga skirt has been paired with a cream choli and a long line jacket. Both the choli and jacket showcase vintage minakari-style embroidery with multi color threads.

  1. A Single Shade of Grey – jacket lehenga

A Single Shade of Grey - jacket lehenga

The perfect blue-grey jacket-style lehenga with gold motifs near the skirt hemline and gold prints on the blouse.

  1. Roses Are Dark Red

This dark red georgette lehenga has a gown-style skirt, sleeveless choli with dark red rosette motifs and self color embroidery and a sheer cape with a floral border. The jacket also flaunts a high low hemline. Checkout more of red Lehenga.

  1. Silver Linings – Lehenga Jacket

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A pastel peach lehenga is embellished with silver patchwork. The silver choli paired with the jacket looks perfect with the skirt.

  1. Simple is Gorgeous

The easiest way to create a lehenga-jacket ensemble is to go for a solid shade lehenga skirt and crop top and pair it with a long line embellished jacket in a contrast shade.

  1. Red and Gold – Cape Lehenga

Red and Gold - Cape Lehengaradhikamore

This bright warm red lehenga choli set flaunts woven golden motifs and has been paired with a sheer overlay. The sleeveless jacket showcases gotta patti embroidery.

  1. Three Tone Magic – Long jacket Lehenga

Three Tone Magic - Long jacket Lehenga

You can go all solids by pairing your lehenga-choli with a long, cloak-cut jacket with tie-up closure at the waistline.

  1. Understated – Cape lehenga

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This pastel pink lehenga choli comes in organic cotton. The sleeveless jacket showcases stripes. The choli has pearl and gotta patti embroidery.

  1. More Contrasts – Lehenga with cape

More Contrasts - Lehenga with cape

This jacket style lehenga showcases a ‘three color contrast’ structure. The jacket has a tie up closure mechanism. The choli is embroidered.

  1. Baroque Style – Lehenga with cape

Baroque Style - Lehenga with caperichathakur_theartistry

This emerald green Indo-western jacket-style lehenga showcases the baroque style. The choli has gold bootis and gold zigzag design adorns the hemlines. The jacket lapels showcase intricate gold embellishments.

  1. Of Intricacies and Glamour – Lehenga with cape

Of Intricacies and Glamour - Lehenga with capeattires_hubb

A typical example of a jacket that frames the entire lehenga look. The skirt is white while the jacket is in a shade of bright pink. Detailed gold sequin and zari work adorns the outfit.

  1. Blurry Blues – Lehenga with cape

Blurry Blues - Lehenga with capetanvimehtasrivastava

The navy blue lehenga skirt and choli flaunts a self-design textured look. It has been paired with a net jacket.

  1. The Wine Color Cape Lehenga

The Wine Color Cape Lehengaperniaspopupshop

A wine color A-line lehenga skirt has been paired with a sleeveless choli and a sheer net cape.

  1. Ombre Effects


Pistachio green and peach ombre lehenga comes with a similar jacket. The outfit showcases zari embroidery.

  1. Peach Spring Blossoms – Lehenga with cape

Peach Spring Blossoms - Lehenga with capestudio149

This subtle peach lehenga comes with sequin motifs and a floral hemline. The pleated silk choli is topped with a semi sheer tulle cape that has a floral border and spring blossom motifs. Checkout more of

  1. Ivories and Creams

Ivories and Creams - Jacket lehengathesource_buyorborrow

Light beige lehenga skirt with dense self color floral embroidery comes with an ivory crop top. The net cape which is beautifully embroidered is fastened just below the neck, creating a truly Indo-western look.

  1. Cape with Dupatta

This light pink and silver fusion lehenga comes with an ornate flared skirt showcasing sequin and zari work, a full sleeve choli, a dupatta as well as a sheer cape.

  1. The White and Red Floral Cape style lehenga

Here is a stunning White floral cape style lehenga with front opening with red shirt. The work done on the front is all hand work with dabka, cutdana and hreadwork.

  1. Prints On Prints

Showcasing the print on print style, a grey lehenga-choli has been paired with a black and red vibrant jacket with bright floral prints.

  1. Of Reds and Silvers – Lehenga with jacket

Of Reds and Silvers - Lehenga with jacket

Different shades of red has been used with floral motifs to create this unique jacket style lehenga.

  1. Greens with Golds


A dark green lehenga with tiny gold bootis on the choli, a solid skirt and embellished long line jacket.

  1. Chikankari lehenga Jacket

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A white jacket style lehenga with dense chikankari work on the jacket. The embroidery also includes crystals and beads. Checkout more of chikankari lehenga.

  1. Four Fold Contrast

The four color contrast look – the gold and dark green brocade skirt, mustard yellow choli, black dupatta with zari border and maroon jacket with gold zari embroidery. Checkout more of Maroon Bridal Lehenga.

  1. Peaches and Mirrors – Lehenga with jacket

Peaches and Mirrors - Lehenga with jacketsweta_stylish_dresses

The peach toned lehenga skirt and choli flaunt silver jacquard work while the long and flared sheer net jacket has mirror work on the sleeves and the bottom part.

  1. Perfect for Haldi – Lehenga with jacket

Perfect for Haldi - Lehenga with jacketumraolehenga

Contemporarily styles with a sequin work gold choli and a printed floral yellow fabric – this jacket style lehenga is perfect for the haldi ceremony. The white floral prints on the yellow chiffon fabric look bright and fresh.

Conclusion – Jacket Lehenga

The jacket style lehenga, being an essentially fusion piece of clothing, might be difficult to style on your own! Moreover, not all jackets have a similar cut and style. Some might be fitted, some flared, some cropped while other long and slit! You may even want to style a cape with your lehenga. The only deciding factor should be you – your body type and what looks good on that!

When opting for a jacket style lehenga, leave it to the experts to style it! Our ace designer will consider your preferences and customize one that is meant only for you!

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