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Why is Anarkali the ultimate pick?

Anarkarli suits have suddenly become quite the rage amongst today’s women. And why not, the Anarkali is in itself capable of making a woman look regal, royal and gorgeous. This masterpiece of an outfit doesn’t require any further accessorising what with all the gorgeous embroidery and fine needlework that goes into it. 

For those who aren’t aware of what an Anarkali suit is all about- an Anarkali suit comprises of a long kurta fitted at the bust and with flowing pleats with moderate to heavy flair. This, when paired with fitted churidar and a sheer chunni or dupatta can make any woman look mesmerizing and gorgeous.

The Anarkali suit gets its famous name from the famed courtesan Anarkali who graced the Mughal courts during Akbar’s reign. She was a lady renowned for her beauty and her pomegranate (anarkali) like complexion and who was rumoured to have stolen Prince Salim’s breath with her beauty and grace. Unfortunately, their love story had a tragic ending with King Akbar burying her alive behind a stone wall. The famous movie Mughal-e-Azam’s heroine Madhubala not only immortalized Anarkali’s love story but also her timeless costumes.

The Anarkali suit has flooded today’s online and offline stores simply for the princessly sensation that it radiates out. An outfit that can be carried out with ease, the Anarkali has become the go-to option for most women today. Additionally, this outfit does a fabulous job of covering the problematic areas like heavy hips and waist nevertheless, accentuating one’s curves.

The Anarkali can be made keeping in mind to accentuate a woman’s assets and cover up her flaws. For instance, if you are someone who is short or medium in height, always opt for an Anarkali suit that has a V shaped neckline and shorter pleats with moderate flair. The V-shaped neckline will make your neck seem longer and the shorter pleats will emphasize your curves and would appear to make you look taller. Similarly, women who are tall should avoid wearing Anarkali suits that end near the knees, instead the more flair you add the better for you! For women who are plump, opt for Anarkali suits that have smaller motifs and solid colours. This would make you look chic and smart.  For women with a heavy bustline, opt for a minimal embroidered choli in your Anarkali.

Another reason why the Anarkali has become such a favourite with today’s ladies is because of the minimal accessories required with it. The choli of most Anarkalis come heavily embroidered with lots of stone and zari work thus, no neckpiece is needed. Just a pair of heavy earrings and a nice pair of heels can complete the look.

Anarkali suits are a top-trending fashion pick for most ladies these days. But it needs be designed and tailored delicately by an Anarkali expert, who has a keen eye for designing and detailing. Hello Masterji has Anarkali specialists who have been making mind-blowing Anarkali suits for generations. We keep an eye out for top designs and tailor your Anarkali in accordance to your body type.

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