Friday, June 19, 2020

Bollywood's Penchant for Chikankari Sarees

A beautiful traditional wear from Lucknow embraced by women from centuries. ... Chikan means embroidery and the Chikankari sarees are adorned with intricate and beautiful thread embroidery.Chikankari is the embroidery work done with the white cotton thread on fine white cotton material. It is also called as shadow work. 

Lucknow- the state capital of Uttar Pradesh is world renowned for its traditional Chikankari Embroidery. 

Today this majestic art has found various interpretations – from lucknowi Kurtis to chikankari sarees, to chikankari suits. Festivals and other occasions are where women wear ethnic sari as per the occasion. Even brides chose to go for saree for her big day. To seek styling tips and how to carry them with elan, let’s take inspiration from Bollywood celebrities. At Dress365days you can find a variety of Chikankari Sarees accentuated with mukaish , gota patti and parsi embroidery.
Let’s take a look at our favourite celebrities mastering the art of chikankari saga with poise and panache.

Kajol 

Gorgeous Kajol just proved she's timeless and her beauty is eternal. Recently for an event, Kajol donned a beautiful heavily embroidered Chikankari Sari and complimented it with a heritage golden jewellery.













Tara Sutaria 


Beautiful Tara Sutaria made her acting debut from the movie SOTY 2 of Dharma Production. She recently attended Armaan Jain’s roka ceremony in Mumbai. The Marjaavaan actress turned into a glamorous diva in a ravishing chikankari saree. Tara teamed the six yards of elegance with a sleeveless blouse in ivory colour.




Jaya Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan


The mother daughter have been seen donning exquisite Chikankari couture be it at auspicious occasions or a red carpet event. 







Kareena Kapoor Khan


White Chikankari can never go out of fashion. The "Begum of Bollywood" makes this statement come true when she carries this pristine white Hand Embroidered Chikankari Saree with grace and elan. The red borders add a dash of appeal and sophistication to this eternal 6 yards.




Deepika Padukone


Everything Deepika wears looks astonishing on her; this chikankari Saree is no exception. A fusion of luxurious textile and intricate hand embroidery lends a eternal charm to this ensemble. We at Dress365days strive to bring the best chikankari designs which are painstakingly hand embroidered by highly skilled artisans.













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