Chikankari lehengas are the perfect blend of elegance and simplicity. The intricate details of this Lucknow-based fabric have found their way onto the shelves of premium Indian fashion labels in the form of some beautifully embroidered lehengas, a departure from the usual suiting pieces. Initially, everything revolved around white threads and cotton. However, now that the embroidery technique has caught the attention of many New Age designers, there is a plethora of chikankari couture pieces that have experimented with bright colors and lustrous threads.
10 celebrity-inspired chikankari lehengas for summer weddings
The class and richness of this traditional silhouette has captured the hearts of a number of Indian celebrities. As a result, many divas from Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor to Sara Ali Khan have adopted chikankari for various festive occasions. The best part is that even if your personal style leans towards minimalism or maximalism, the collection of ensembles available in this fabric will not disappoint.
You can easily trust Chikankari lehengas when it comes to summer weddings. The highly sophisticated bright color outfit is a great choice if you are a bridesmaid or even a bride. Remember when Sonam Kapoor slipped into a flawless ivory chikankari creation by Sandeep Khosla and Abu Jani for her sangeet ceremony? It’s still a hit and bang on trend this summer.
So just ditch the idea of not wearing a lehenga just because of the rising temperatures and comfortably opt for a light chikankari number to beat the heat.
Get inspired by our list of 10 celebrities who give us some important fashion goals by donning these gorgeous chikankari lehengas that can help when planning your outfits for a summer wedding or a traditional celebration.
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