Wish to be Unique?

Let Express in Lucknowi Sytle

“It’s not about how much we have… but all it is about staying unique with what we have”…

Fashion with all its beauty is capturing the minds of the present. People wish to be unique and are trying the new methods to stay different. Some go for the expensive and some others for the affordable but the ultimatum is always the choice that should be cynosure of all eyes.  

Stay Unique With The Woven Magic From Lucknow

Chikan Kurti
Another magic from ‘The city of Nawabs, the Constantinople of east, the reserve of huge cultural heritage’....yes…Lucknow, the queen of Uttar Pradesh is mesmerizing the  today youngsters with its elegant artisanship hidden under each beautiful whispering white woven winds of the lucknowi chikan. The‘ kutcha dhaagha’ , the thread   used in the traditional chikan works not only  comes triumphant in tracing the beauty of flowers , the pretty birds , the scenic  of the country ,the creativity of the weavers and a lot more standalone designs  in its wonder cloth  but also hooks   a passer-by  and tend him stare at the chikan work within a  short glance on it .

Hurray!  A pretty wear at low cost that too… with beautiful thread works...!

5 Ways to Wear a Cotton and Chiffon Saree

The saree is an eternal piece of clothing for all women that only evolve with time. This season chikankari sarees are a must have in your wardrobe. Look elegant in a fabulous chikankari saree this summer. 

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Ways to wear a chikankari saree
  • A cotton chikankari saree can be worn to any day event, a day to work or lunch. Match it up with simple accessories , nude pumps or trendy flats to complete the look
  • For a professional look team up a neatly worn pastel chikankari saree with simple gold accessories and make heads turn while you walk into work.
  • A casusal get together with friends or family? Keep it elegant  with a chikankari saree in dark or pastel shades and match it up with simple accessories.
  • A Chikankari saree in cotton or georgette can be a total party rocker if you bling it up with chunky gold or silver accessories, stylish stilettos and a clutch to go.
  • Grab the spotlight at a wedding with a gorgeous georgette chikankari saree paired up with elegant jewellery and accessories that compliment it.
Chikankari Chiffon Saree
Chikankari Chiffon Saree


Mijwan Fashion Show 2014

Chikankari clothes have taken the ramp by a sweep this year. Manish Malhotra’s Mijwan fashion show 2014 showcased stunning chikankari collections that were definitely an ode to the modest chikankari art work.The gorgeous clothes sported by models included lehengas, Anarkalis ,sarees and salwar suits with intricate chikan work that would certainly grab people’s attention. The aim of this show was to revive the dying art form and empower rural women engaged in this profession. The collection did not restrict itself to women alone but also showcased an entire range of clothes for men including kurtas, sherwanis and suits.
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Eid collection 2014

As festivity approaches it is time for family and friends to come together, sweets, food and not to forget new clothes. Eid is around the corner and it calls for celebration and merriment. This EID look your best in the latest chikankari designer collection. Gorgeous chikan clothes with intricate embroidery in eye catching colours would definitely brighten up the occasion. Check out  Dress365days.com

Chikankari Bottom Wear : Palazzo Pants and Skirts

There has been a lot of talk about chikankari this season be it on the ramp or off the rack. The cotton collections are a perfect choice for this summer and there are a number of options to choose from like kurtas, tunics, salwars etc. But let’s not forget the bottom wear, an essential part of your wardrobe as well.

The Chikan collection this summer has not limited your choice in bottom wear either and there are a variety of selections to choose from right from cool cotton skirts, palazzo pants, patialas and much more. These would look fabulous if paired with suitable tops and kurtis and you’re good to go. A lucknowi plain white long skirt could be matched with a bright coloured top or you could pair your kurti with chikankari patialas in pastel shades. It is the perfect look for the summer which is not only elegant and comfortable but also fashionable. 

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Chikankari in Indian Fashion Shows

This summer chikankari embroidery is the rage be it a salwar, saree or lehenga. The summer collections are being dominated by chikankari which is holding centre stage on the ramps as well.  Many fashion shows for this season are predominantly showcasing this work of art, bringing it back to life and exhibiting it to the rest of the world.

This year the Wills lifestyle India fashion week saw of the most stunning collections in Manish Malhotra’s  “Mijwan Sonnets in Fabric" focusing on chikankari embroidery on various clothing right from salwars, Anarkalis. Lehengas and kurtas as well. Who would’ve thought that the simple and modest chikan work could be transformed to create a line of show stopping garments. Many celebrities like Kajol, Amitabh bachchanand Ranbiir Kapoor sported chikankari attire as they flaunted it on the ramp.


Umair Zafar’s summer collection 2014 fashion show in lucknow revived the traditional chikankari embroidery and brought it to the ramp. Models sported sarees, kurtis and salwars with contemporary chikan work to suit the current trends. Chikankari a dying work of art is now being given the recognition it deserves and getting incorporated in today’s fashion world to create a niche for itself .