Rainy day? That's perfect for a shopping spree at our Monsoon Special
The monsoon has hit the bay and it's time to get monsoon ready! Monsoon brings in a sigh of relief after a scorching heat of summer. But, rains also tend to wet you and make you look all messy while you are out to celebrate during this season
PROLUSION OF SILHOUETTE
Angrakha was made in various fabrics such as brocade, silk, velvet, or muslin and jamdani. It could be plain or highly embellished with embroidery, especially Chikankari and zardozi. Stamped silk and metallic thread Angrakha. Late 19th century Angarkha is an outer robe with long sleeves which was worn by men in South Asia. By the 19th-century it had become the generally accepted attire of an educated man in public. It had evolved from the Persian cape balaba or chapkan as a result of being given a more Indian form in the late medieval or early modern era
CHIKANKARI CHANDERI ANGRAKHA KURTA !
Women chikankari Chanderi Angrakha offers an exquisite blend of style and comfort. Crafted with lightweight Chanderi fabric, this timeless angrakha design is both airy and graceful. Transform your everyday wardrobe with a luxuriously soft, easy breezy piece that gives a sophisticated nod to classic elegance.
CHALLENGES AND PRESERVATION OF CHIKANKARI EMBROIDERY
Chikankari embroidery, a traditional art form, is encountering numerous obstacles, but one critical hurdle is the shortage of skilled artisans. Unfortunately, younger generations do not seem to have an interest in pursuing crafts like Chikankari embroidery, resulting in the depletion of skilled artisans.
As a consequence, preserving this art form and ensuring its continuation for future generations has become increasingly challenging. To confront this challenge, several organizations and initiatives have emerged to foster Chikankari embroidery and provide training to young people in the craft. The main objective of these initiatives is to safeguard the tradition and guarantee the thriving of Chikankari embroidery art.
But Paramount Chikan is elevating the art of chikankari embroidery to new levels, departing from the traditional long kurta ensembles with white chikan work on plain, pastel fabrics such as muslin, chiffon, mul mul, and organza. Instead, they are venturing into printed poly silk fabric and exploring bolder colour palettes. With a continuous effort to modernize Indian fashion, they have created a stunning range of stylish short kurtas, long kurtis with chikankari embroidery, straight chikan kurtis, trendy kaftan dresses, and even anarkali-style chikankari kurtis.
Today, Chikankari embroidery has become a wardrobe essential for making a chic statement wherever one goes. Paramount Chikan is committed to making this exquisite fashion more accessible to people. They offer a vast array of ensembles that are not only suitable for festivals but also perfect for wearing to the office or even daily use. Visit their website now and browse their modern styles and designs featuring this beautiful tradition and exquisite embroidery to make your statement.