Authentic Chikankari meets contemporary trends

Chikankari is a Traditional Art of Lucknow since Mughal Dynasty and now Lucknow seems to be a hub of authentic chikankari embroidery. Earlier muslin cloths were used for embroidery but now it has been done on various types of fabrics like georgette, chiffon, tussar silk, linen nylon and synthetic fabrics with different colorful threads.

To make chikankari work more designer and enhancing, people started using different stylish patterns with contemporary motifs and styles, they generally make floral motifs because they look elegant and Indian simultaneously. Sequins are also used to make it look more exquisite and party wear.

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Chain stitch, buttonhole stitch, French knot stitch and running stitch are some types of stitches which are used in chikankari embroidery to make it more attractive. But the most beautiful among them is the motifs done on the net or jaali pattern with the use of thread tension. Shadow work is also done by chikankari embroidery which is done on the opposite side of the garment and the price of the garment depends upon the fineness of embroidery.

However with the advent of changing fashion styles, chikankari work now also comes with different patterns and on different designer kurtis and tops. Some famous Designers also choose chikankari embroidery to make their designer apparel more authentic and exquisite. Designer chikankari sarees, kurtis and tops are highly demanding in contemporary fashion world and it is not only done on top wears but also on bottom wears also like on salwars, pyjamas and palazzos which are currently in fashion.


In the last few years, people have started spending on designer wears with chikankari embroidery  like they spend on casual designer wears. For them designer chikankari garments are turning out as a mix of aesthetics, comfort, colors and designs. Apart from chikankari embroidery with white threads, people also like embroidery with colorful threads.

So, try our Designer wears which include designer sarees with beautiful colors and patterns and you can order our products from anywhere around the globe.