4 Ways To Wear Chikankari, As Seen On Our Bollywood Faves

4 Ways To Wear Chikankari, As Seen On Our Bollywood Faves

Chikankari embroidery always makes every ethnic outfit chicer. Be it a dupatta or a choli, chikankari is an element that will never go out of style. Bollywood has loved the classic for a while, turning up for weddings, red carpets and appearances in chikankari white kurtas or even statement lehengas.

That is the thing with chikankari– it can be styled and worn in ways that make no two chikankari outfits alike. This is something even Bollywood celebs have experimented with. On occasions like running errands, you’d find Sara Ali Khan in her statement salwar kameez set while you’d spot Kareena Kapoor in a Manish Malhotra baby-blue number for the Ambani-Mehta wedding. Clearly, it’s a fashionista’s dream fabric.

1. Kareena Kapoor Khan’s lehenga 

The Manish Malhotra statement lehenga is both muted as well as rich. The embroidery stands out without going overboard with the colours.

2. Deepika Padukone’s white saree


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If you’re looking to be the classical beauty, there’s only one way to go, the saree way! Deepika’s white number is an elegant way of making a statement bold enough to make heads turn. This is great for wedding guest looks.

3. Alaya F’s easy-breezy kurta


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I’m telling you.. I see golden hour light and I HAVE to do a mini photo shoot 😂🤦🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️

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This style is definitely the most relaxed. Alaya gives us a great way to kickback in a chikankari kurta, which is not going to suffocate you in this heat. It’s easy to style such a kurta with denims, palazzos, leggings or even a salwar.

4. Alia Bhatt’s statement salwar-kameez


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Roop 🍂

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The other way to do the salwar-kameez look is like Alia. Her fitted ensemble is not just dressy but offers fun styling opportunities- like putting on a chunky necklace or giving your mom’s gold earrings a spin.

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