There’s no denying that Bollywood celebrities are the best source of inspiration for ethnic outfits, and chikankari embroidered outfits are their favourite. From film promotions to weddings, the stars have worn chikankari lehengas or anarkali suits everywhere and in every iteration possible. So, if you also want to don a chikankari outfit and are looking for some style inspiration, take cues from these tinsel town ladies who have pulled it off with much ease and sass.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
When it comes to fashion, no one can beat Kareena Kapoor Khan. Bebo is truly a fashionista and time again she has proved it right. For an event, the actress donned a chikankari lehenga suit by Delhi-based designer label Narjis. The pale pink monochrome ensemble featured a full skirt, pearl-embellished blouse, and a sheer dupatta with the same Lucknowi threadwork as the bottom. She accessorised her look with a statement pearl drop gold chaandbalis and her wedding ring. For the makeup, the Good Newwz star went for a bronze smokey eye lined with her signature kajal look, glossy lips, and blow-dried open hair.
For Sakshi Bhatt's wedding, Alia Bhatt wore a pristine white lehenga and looked every bit of regal. Her lehenga featured intricate white embroidery on an ever-so-subtle pink base and she paired it with a corset-style blouse and tulle dupatta. Leaving her neck and hands bare, Alia accessorised her look with a pair of statement chaandbali earrings by Amrapali Jewels.
Trust Deepika Padukone to make heads turn with her sartorial picks, she won't disappoint. Deepika Padukone stepped out in a white chikankari saree for 2019's Lokmat Maharashtrian Of The Year Awards and looked absolutely stunning. We really loved how DP kept her jewellery minimal and opted for a statement gold studs.
Redefining elegance Katrina Kaif stepped out in an elegant white chikankari anarkali set by the ace designer Manish Malhotra. She completed her look with a stunning polki and pearl necklace, jhumkas and a massive gold ring. With her long tresses left loose, the Bharat actress opted for minimal makeup—glossy nude lips, black eyeliner, mascara and bronzed cheeks—that ensured all the attention was on her timeless chikankari outfit and jewellery.
Kiara Advani looked the epitome of beauty in a powder pink lehenga. She paired her ensemble with a sleeveless blouse with an open back and a lightweight matching net dupatta. As for jewellery, the star opted for a statement choker encrusted with diamonds and emeralds, and topped it off with matching earrings, a maang tikka and bangles. Subtle makeup and a sleek bun adorned with a flower completed her look.
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