Posted on January 23, 2020
Posted on January 23, 2020
Lucknow Chikankari is among the most loved patterns of all times.The resplendent chikan embroidery, frequently characterised by floral patterns in white, has gained a lot of popularity among actors.
On many occasions, Sara was spotted in classy chikan kurta that she paired with traditional accessories. She is currently winning hearts and providing fashion inspiration with her magnificent traditional appearances to us.
Here are 5 chikankari kurta appearances of Sara Ali Khan that are elegant and can be easily recreated.
You can not fail with a salwar suit and the picture here is a perfect example of it.
Sara was a sight to behold in fragile chikankari kurta paired with indigo salwar and dupatta.Diamond studs and bangles were still adding a class to the whole outfit.
Sara Ali Khan looked magnificent in idiosyncratic chikan embroidered anarkali suit.
To add a pop of colour into the earthy appearance, she coordinated the appearance with colourful juttis along with a hand bag.
Chikankari Kurta Set with Cotton Dupatta and Kolhapuris
In yet another elegant look, Sara was spotted wearing a pastel pink chikankari kurta.
To increase the elegance, she carried it using a dual colour cotton dupatta, basic accessories and nominal make-up. The look was a out of our side
Sara gave important design goals when she paired the elegant chikankari kurta with vibrant chiffon dupatta.
She also defended the look with colourful punjabi juttis and a clutch
India undoubtedly is blessed with an assortment of civilization, art forms and crafts. Is Embroidery. Each area, each nation has its own form of embroidery that reflects the flavour and uniqueness of the area.
Chikankari, an intricate and delicate form of embroidery truly captures the”tehzeeb” and the”mithaas” of this city it hails from-Lucknow. This craft has truly survived the test of the time. Its golden years in the period of Nawabs and Mughals were followed closely with a major downfall in after years during the British Rule. Then it was re-discovered in all of its glory in India. Chikankari’s journey has been akin to life’s journey, standing tall throughout all its highs and lows and surviving.
Chikankari is associated with a specific amount of elegance and delicacy. Like the sublime of the orchid whose, the craft’s beauty lies in its simplicity. The art that dates back to more than four century has stories of source where in nobody is certain about from this embroidery originated.
However, the more popular lore is the Persian art was introduced by the Mughals and this model has more takers because the Chikan embroidery flourished most during the Mughal Era. The spouse, Noor Jahan of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, was a talented embroiderer and she had a specific fondness for Chikankari work. Jahangir was not any less enamoured by this craft and it prospered and thrived under his imperial patronage. The fall of the empire didn’t indicate the fall of the art form.
After the passing the Mughal Empire, Chikankari artisans spread around India and founded various centres for re-establishment and it continues to attract masses because of its simplicity and elegance until date. Chikan has adapted itself to the changing times and techniques. Aside from its traditional attributes, in times Chikankari has adapted additional embellishments such as Mukaish, Kamdani, Badla, sequin, bead and mirror work, which gives it a look. In reality this craft which was performed on coloured base using similar light colored threads, is currently changing itself together with the changing times and vibrant thread along with silk ones are being used to keep Chikan up-to-date and relevant.
Bateeskari- A collection by Fabriclore tells the story of this 32 stitches, which forms the center of the textile craft. Weavers from the nook and crannies of Lucknow have poured into their own years of precision and knowledge to make keep the spirit of this art form intact.