Bridal Fashion

#TrendAlert: Jaalidar or Checkered Bridal Dupatta Make a Major Comeback!

Medha Chawla, 02 Feb 2019

Brides of today are finally giving the due attention to their bridal dupatta styling and we are loving every bit of it! Whether it is the color combinations for double dupattas, the draping styles or the dupatta designs, contemporary brides are making fashion-conscious choices when it comes to their bridal dupattas and how! Recently we spotted the beauteous trend of bandhani bridal dupattas, and you all went gaga over it. Much to our delight, there's one more gorgeous bridal dupatta trend taking over our Instagram feeds that we can't wait to share with you guys.

So, continuing our ritual of bringing forth new bridal fashion trends, today we introduce you to the jaalidaar bridal dupattas. The regal dupattas with jaalidaar aka checkered patterns that once relished a special space in the wardrobes of our moms and grandmoms have made a superb comeback in the bridal fashion scene. The hypnotic patterns of maze-like jaalidaar work spread all over the dupatta's expanse instantly lend a traditional touch to the bridal look taking us back to our cultural roots whilst looking fashionable at the same time. We spotted a lot of brides amping up their bridal avatars with fashionable jaalidaar dupattas on their D-day and thought to brim you with the mandatory dose of inspiration.

Jaalidaar or Checkered Bridal Dupattas

Blogger Bride's Traditional look in Red

Famous fashion blogger, Karishma Yadav recently tied the knot and reinstated our faith in the checkered bridal dupattas. She opted for double dupattas and a monotoned red bridal look with highlights of golden. We love how the jaalidar dupatta veil is falling in front on one side and accentuating the overall ensemble.

Intricate golden checks

This gorgeous Sikh bride too embraced a traditional red bridal look for her wedding. One of her two bridal dupattas featured a checkered patterned made with dainty sequins embellishments.

Bridal jaalidaar dupatta in unique hue

Here's a yet another Sikh bride who incorporated the gorgeousness of checkered patterns to her bridal look with this trending dupatta design. She wore a pastel pink lehenga and teamed it up with the most ogle-worthy jewels ever.

Sheer beauty

Fashion across the border is also approving of the trend of jaalidaar dupattas! Have a look at this Pakistani bride who is twirling in her bridal glory and showing off that oh-so-captivating dupatta.

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The heavy gota-patti work jaalidaar pattern

The orange and magenta lehenga, the super heavy jewellery and the heavy embroideries on her outfit, this bride is aptly trending on the Internet for multiple reasons. However, her bewitching bridal dupatta is yet another aspect that we can't stop eyeing. The heavily repleted gota-patti checkered patterns are winning our hearts.

An ivory net bridal dupatta accentuated with jaalidaar patterns

Weaved with delicate silver adornments, this ivory net dupatta perfectly compliments the unique orange-hued bridal lehenga. 

A breathtakingly beautiful bridal look

Here's an utterly beautiful bridal look that is setting some more goals for the brides who wish to don red on their big day! This bridal ensemble also features an intricately embroidered checkered pattern dupatta which is perfectly rounding off the entire look. Also, don't miss out on that magnanimous rani haar!

Deepika Padukone's Sindhi wedding look also featured a jaalidaar pattern dupatta

The mantra 'Saubhagyavati Bhava' embroidered on Deepika's wedding veil made the loudest noise as soon as her wedding pictures came out. However, if you look closely, her bridal dupatta also features a jaalidaar pattern that's spread all over its expanse.

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What is your take on pairing a jaalidaar dupatta with wedding lehenga? Tell us in the comments section.