This beautiful art form of chikankari , started by Nur Jahan, was white on white. This means that the base fabric on which the embroidery was to be done was white and the chikan stitches were also white. With due course, and the cinema evolving from black and white to colored films, so did the Chikankari art.
Chikankari is beautiful, but it is even prettier when you see your favorite Bollywood celebrities styling it with different colors. If you’re a fan of Chikankari, you are going to love these Chikankari outfits. And if you aren’t…!! Well then, you are soon going to become.
Here are some Chikankari Design inspirational worn by your favorite celebrities.
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For her cousin’s wedding reception, Alia picked a House Of Chikankari’s ivory collection.
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The voluminous lehenga featured intricate white embroidery on a subtle pink base.
Paired with at corset-style blouse which was embellished all over with delicate pearls and ended with metallic tassels.
The tulle dupatta, shaded from soft pink to jade, with pearl work.
Leaving her neck and hands bare, she chose a pair of statement chaandbali earrings by from Amrapali Jewels to complete her festive look.
This lehenga is a must-have in your bridal trousseau.
Kiara looked beautiful in a classic summer handcrafted pink shimmery chikankari lehenga with a backless blouse and net dupatta.
She wore subtle makeup, kohled-up eyes, a simple low ponytail, and a pair of studded earrings.
She finished off her look with a silver clutch bag.
The long anarkali kurta had small prints and was paired with a sharara. She rounded off with a small Bindi, silver jhumkas and white embroidered jootis.
The sun-kissed bright yellow deep neck chikankari exhibited elegance in a colorful way. She paired it with silver juttis and a cute potli purse. A subtle makeup, high bun, and dangling jhumkis earrings perfected the look.
To promote her upcoming movie Total Dhamaal, Madhuri looked timeless in the pink blushed chikankari sari. She paired it with a plain blouse teardrop pearl earrings.
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The evergreen Madhuri Dixit Nene (@madhuridixitnene), aces the timeless elegant look in our blush pink chikankari saree. . . . #ChikankariWork #LucknowiAndaz #handmade #Desi #deepikapadukone #FashionFromTheHouseOfNawabs #labour #wedding #white #bollywood #madhuridixit #mehendi #HandcraftedInIndia #tradition #WorkingForAGoodCause #details #heritage #love #kanikakapoor #india #craftsmen #handcrafted
The off-white sari had chikankari work with an embroidered border and pallu. The mandarin collared full-sleeved blouse had intricate antique gold embroidery.
7. Mouni Roy in lime green Chikankari anarkali suit
Her airport look- simple yet classy. She styled it with white flared pants and the same-coloured dupatta. The easy-breezy kurta featured white floral Chikankari and quirky tassels. She completed this look with silver jhumkas and a pair of silver-coloured slippers.
Pick your favorite celebrity in colored chikankari and Comment below your favorite chikankari celebrity outfit.