What is the key attraction of the city of Nawabs, Lucknow? For food lovers, it is the delectable tunday kebabs and for fashion lovers, it is the chikankari embroidery. Chikan work is something that no fashionista has the heart to miss out on. Hand embroidered chikankari is a timeless art. Bollywood celebrities and fashion designers die for this work of sheer brilliance and royal touch that is yet to find a match. Chikankari can be styled in hundreds of ways from a saree for a shadi look or a salwar kurta for a casual day look.
If you are confused on how to style a casual chickankari salwar kurta then our favourite bollywood celebrities are here to give you some style inspiration.
Revamp your wardrobe and take some motivation from Janhvi Kapoor's chic and trendy look. To add some fun and colour to her outfit, the young fashionista has added a dash of colourful dupatta and has worn a pair of multicoloured juttis. To complete her look, Janhvi opted for a jute bag. Moreover, she has kept her hair natural along with minimal makeup for a more traditional look. This look can be pulled off by any of you ladies out there.
Sara Ali Khan
Actress Sara Ali Khan shows us how to look minimally attractive and ethnically tasteful wearing a white lucknowi chikankari embroidered suit. Top off this look with juttis to look even more appreciable. Keep your hair down with minimalistic makeup and no accessories to look effortless. This look is perfect for you all to pull off for a coffee date.
While others are flaunting their heavily embellished lehengas or sarees or salwars, you can stand out in a neutral shades with a floor-length chikankari dress just like Anushka Sharma. Keep your hair neat with sleek middle parting and wear nice accessories like big earrings and a bracelet to compliment your look. Go for a subtle, nude makeup look for an understated yet charming style this wedding season.
Tara has mastered the way to show off just the desired amount of skin while looking elegant in ethnic wear with this sheer white chikankari kurta and white churidar. To add a bit of boho element go for some silver jewellery pieces and silver footwear. Top off the look with very little makeup and style your hair in open waves. To complete the look, carry a handbag of your choice and you are ready.
Lately Kiara Advani has been in the limelight not just because of her blockbuster movie, Kabir Singh, but also because of her effortless fashion choices, proving to be a true fashionista. Here she is flawlessly carrying a simple yet beautiful white chikankari suit. Taking cue from the same, just add a pair of silver jhumkis and footwear to your look, and get the right dose of oomph.