The Chikankari Trend Is Back And Bollywood Is In Love With It…

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5 May 2016
The Chikankari Trend Is Back And Bollywood Is In Love With It…

With the temperatures, soaring high with each passing day, there is no better way to beat the heat in a chic way than chikankari. The chikan work was invented in Lucknow and the technique of creation of a chikan work is known as chikankari. White thread is embroidered on cool, pastel shades of light muslin and cotton. Our bollywood stars have been seen wearing the chikankari designs off late

1. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Pale Pink Sabyasachi Chikankari Sari

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Pale Pink Sabyasachi Chikankari Sari

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looks lovely in this blush pink sari. She chose a pink Sabyasachi sari featuring chikankari work and paired it with a beaded clutch by Sabyasachi. With the temperatures rising day by day, a chikankari sari does keep you cool especially at formal events or weddings. (Image Courtesy: www.dailymail.co.uk)

2. Deepika Padukone’s White Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla Chikankari Sari

Deepika Padukone’s White Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla Chikankari Sari

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Still feel that netted sari’s are in trends, wait and think again. Check out Deepika Padukone’s white chikankari sari and then decide. Deepika wore a white Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla sari, paired with a edgy net blouse embellished with Swarovski crystals. You can add a little colour to your look by carrying a contrast clutch with it or opting for a dark red or pink lip colour. (Image Courtesy: www.vogue.in)

3. Alia Bhatt’s Pastel Chikankari Anarkali By Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla

Alia Bhatt’s Pastel Chikankari Anarkali By Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla

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Summers are in and it’s time to get your pastels out, we guess that is what Alia did and looked gorgeous. Alia Bhatt opted for a powder pink chikankari anarkali by designer Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. The chikankari anakrali in itself looked stunning, and it needs minimal or no accessories. Alia completed her look with oxidised silver jhumkis and kohl-rimmed eyes. (Image Courtesy: www.pinterest.com)

4. Athiya Shetty’s Ivory White Chikankari Lehenga By Monisha Jaisingh

Athiya Shetty’s Ivory White Chikankari Lehenga By Monisha Jaisingh

Athiya Shetty has been ruling the fashion scene for some time now. Athiya opted for an ivory silver combination for a wedding. She wore a white embellished lehenga with a crystal-encrusted blouse by Monisha Jaising, paired it with a kundan choker, and let her hair open. White, ivory, silver are the safest and the most gorgeous colours when it comes to chikankari outfits. Some delicate diamond or silver bangles and neckpieces can finish your look easily (Image Courtesy: http://www.southindiafashion.com/)

5. Karisma Kapoor’s Off-white Sabyasachi Chikankari Sari

Karisma Kapoor’s Off-white Sabyasachi Chikankari Sari

Karisma Kapoor looks nothing but royal in this chikankari sari. Karisma Kapoor opted for an off-white embroidered-sequined chikankari sari by Sabyasachi with a matching long sleeved blouse. She finished her look with a clutch and stud earrings. If you like making subtle statements with your style, this outfit is perfect for you. (Image Courtesy: Instagram)

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