Bollywood diva Madhubala, in the Hindi movie Mughal-E-Azam, wore this type of Indian suits and made it a fashion statement, literally overnight. And we too have been following it for a long time.
Following this fashion trend, the divas of Bollywood since the 1970s till date has been wearing Anarkali dresses and winning people’s hearts in this attire, on and off-screen.
The designer Anarkali suits have made a major comeback into the fashion industry and have been winning hearts since then. All thanks to the talented designers who are making trendy additions and alterations to the classic style every now and then.
Anarkali Suits are usually paired with a fitted churidar and dupatta, but can be paired with palazzos or lehengas. It is typically made of silk, net, georgette, velvet, satin or cotton fabrics, available in printed, embroidered and embellished varieties. Anarkali Suits can be worn on different occasions- as a party wear, as a cocktail party wear, festive wear, wedding wear or bridal wear.
But embellished or embroidered Anarkali suits, need to be properly maintained to increase the longevity.
Anarkali Suits need to be washed and ironed properly before putting it back into the closet or wardrobe. You should wash it in the similar way as it is mentioned on the label, or if the store has suggested any washing tips. Be very careful if you plan to wash it at home. You need to separate the whites from the coloured outfits before you soak them. Else there are high chances of having your whites stained.
It needs to be dried carefully too. Embellished outfits are not to be wringed. Do not dry them directly under sunlight as it may discolour the outfit. Iron it with a steam iron only, in which you can control the heat.
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