Chikankari – Versatile art

There is nothing more versatile than a Chikankari apparel. The embroidery is nothing short of art since every stitch is unique in itself. Made on light fabric such as cotton, linen, georgette and chiffons, this exquisite embroidery has caught fancy of many national and international designers.

Chikankari has evolved with time and today, there is global interest being shown in the same. Fashion icons like Dame Judy Dench, Julia Roberts, Padma Lakshmi have been sporting Chikankari with great élan. Leading fashion outlets like Harrods and Selfridges house Chikankari outfits catering to international audience. From being a simple embroidery done on Salwar kameez, Chikankari embroidery is now being done on skirts, palazzos, kurtas, sherwanis etc.

There are many Indian fashion designers like Abu Jani, Sandeep Khosla, Muzzafar Ali, Tarun Tahiliani etc who are doing intense research on Chikankari and are bringing back this ancient art in new avatar. Celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bacchan, Kareena Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia etc have often been spotted wearing Chikankari ensemble.


Gorgeous Chikankari outfit worn at Cannes film festival designed by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.

RZU style from Binaca Creations houses latest designs in a variety of kinds in Chikankari for Men, Women and kids. Check out our website – and shop away!



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