How to take care of Embellished Anarkali Suits

25th of September 2020

Indian ethnic outfits come in a myriad of designs and styles. One among them, Anarkali Suits, have always been well-received by the fashionistas.

The heavily embellished Anarkali dress, that is influenced by the dresses of the courtesans of the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, indeed highlight the royal Indian look. Browse through Like A Diva and you will know what exactly we are talking about.

Anarkali Suits are those in which the kurta has a round-cut, has flares, is tapered around the waist, and is perfect for those swirls and twirls. They are usually floor-touching with a heavy border, which keeps the fall of the dress right.

It is usually paired with a churidar and dupatta, and is usually made of silk, net, georgette, velvet, satin, or cotton fabrics and are available in printed, embroidered, and embellished varieties. You can flaunt your Anarkali Suit for different occasions- as party wear, as cocktail party wear, festive wear, wedding wear, or bridal wear.

But like any heavily worked outfit, Anarkali suits too, need to be maintained properly with utmost care.

You need to wash and iron it properly before putting it back into the almirah. Wash it as it is mentioned on the tag. Be careful if you plan to wash it at home. Separate the whites with the coloured outfits to eliminate the chances of bleeding.

It needs careful drying too. Embellished Indian Dresses are not to be wringed. Direct sunlight can harm them, can discolour the Kurta and the work. It should be ironed only using a steam iron so that you can control the heat. An Anarkali Suit is meant to be stored in a cool, dark, dry place, free of termites and bugs.

There’s also a pro-tip for you all. Want to know more about it? Keep scrolling to check out the caring tips of an embellished Anarkali Suit.  

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