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Capture56 houses a unique collection of timeless designs in Sarees. Lucknow is known for its finest quality of Chikankari sareesThis delicate form of embroidery is traditionally practiced in and around the city of LucknowChikankari is an elegant style of hand embroidery.Chikankari sarees reflects the rich culture of Lucknow which is popular for its ethnic style and hand embroidery.  Each piece of Chikankari sarees at is unique and authentic in its style. For the fashion conscious class it is a golden opportunity to grab quality and elite pieces of chikankari sarees from

The word ‘chikan’ is  a derivative from the Persian word ‘chikin’ or ‘chikeen’ which means a kind of embroidered fabric. 


At, they have vintage designs that are crafted with exquisite  combination of colors, style, embroidery. One could even gift Chikankari sarees to friends and relatives during wedding and other celebrations as each piece reflects exclusive designs with premium quality. Chikankari sarees stands for elegance and grace.

Chikankari Sarees are a versatile wear can be worn on both formal and informal occassions. They look equally heavy because of the hand crafted thread work. One can easily team it up with classy and traditional jewelry for  that awesome look. I believe traditional look sexy and classy and never goes out of fashion.

These delicate embroidered possessions require good care and maintenance,however it is not difficult to maintain these sarees.  Here I am sharing with you a few tips and tricks to maintain your Chikankari sarees intact:

In general, Chikankari sarees can be washed in cold water with mild detergent .Only hand wash and no machine wash for these delicate possessions. For the more exclusive and intricately embroidered designs,  dry cleaning is best recommended option. One should not use bleaching agents on chikankari sarees.

Celebs spotted wearing chikankari sarees.

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Aishwarya wore a chikankari sari at Cannes.



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Akshita Jain is a freelance journalist, an avid blogger and an entrepreneur. Writing is her passion and she loves to write about the youth and showcase their talent. She is the Co-founder of this Online magazine, and wishes to spread smiles around

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  1. Sukriti Dahiya

    December 2, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    I have a chikankari kurta bought from Delhi Haat few years back. Even today its one of my favorite pieces in my wardrobe. No doubt this embroidery is delicate and classic!

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