The attractive Chikankari work for Sober Style
Lucknow is synonymous not only with architectural gracefulness, cultural finesse, social warmth and love for gracious living, but also known for its cosmetic and beautiful embroidering of chikan kari that goes back to the royal era.
Shopping of clothes is some thing that never goes out of fashion. Most of us love to stock the latest clothes in the wardrobe. And the changing styles in women wear are a proof to the rapidly altering fashion scenario, the world over.
Cuts, shapes and patterns of clothing have been modified as per the designers today, but the design of the bygone era is very much visible in the modern fashion industry. And when it comes to Indian embroidery like the age old chikan kari, nothing beats it.
Chikan kari, which is restricted to the city of Nawabs, is a reminiscent of splendor and luxury. It takes us back to those cultural roots that bore the fruit of ethnic and royal designs. This delicate and intricate embroidery dates back to the royal period of Nawabs and Britishers in Lucknow.