A trend from centuries runways, from fashionista to the masses the suit sets flaunted by all. Extremely comfortable and classy at the same time, these are one of the rare creations that can vary from being completely formal to the perfect casual outfits. Shyamal Chikan showcasing the latest trending Lucknowi Chikankari Suit set designed with Chikan stiches and motifs.
Lucknow Chikankari is one of its distinctive types of hand embroidery, involving a range of stitching styles that an artisan must learn over many years of hard work. Chikankari or chikan embroidery techniques necessitate discipline and attention to detail in their execution. As a result, this art cannot be unstealable anywhere. Chikankari has 32 stitches. Among them, the five basic stiches are Phanda-small circular dot, Jaali, tepchi-the running stich, murri and bakhia- the most common and popular stich that gives the shadow effect. Dhoom, Gol-Murri, Janjeera, Keel, Kangan-bangle, Dhania Patti, Murri lambi -the murri stich ends with sharp point, Karan Phool,...
Holi in India is celebrated as the festival of color and togetherness. People come together to celebrate in huge numbers across the country. It is an unspoken tradition in the country to celebrate in White, as a symbol of peace, content and brotherhood.
Lucknow is the city of art, culture and its rich heritage, besides being famous for its rich history, Lucknow is recognised worldwide for its Chikankari work. Chikankari, which in the literal sense means embroidery is derived from the Persian word ‘Chakin’ which is also pronounced as ‘Chikan’.For centuries, Chikankari has been considered a traditional art form of Lucknow.
Chikankari is a very delicate embroidery from Lucknow. Chikan, in the literal sense, means embroidery, This art form was known to be introduced by Mughals. The simple and precise, yet intricate hand stitch gives a classy feel to the garment.