All love stories seems like fairy tales be it Shirin-Farhad, Heer-Ranjha, Sohini-Mahiwal, Baji-Rao and Mastani, Shah Jahan-Mumtaz. Similarly Salim-Anarkali goes into the history of dreamy love affair. The same Anarkali suits inspired by bollywood actresss Anarkali, a renowned courtesan of Mughal empire.
Anarkali suits are a type of salwar- Kameez worn by Indian women. It is usually till ankle length and has a tight fitting churidar. Anarkali amazed everyone especially the king Salim but as every story ends tragically theirs ended too. It was their love and their costume that is immortalised.
Because of Anarkali the trend of this anarkali suit came into motion. Even Madhubala in her movie has captured the essence of such a beautiful love story and of the anarkali dress itself. We have been a fan of the ancient style and when it is about Mughals we are all set in awe.
Anarkali Suits Inspired by Bollywood Actresses
1. Yellow anarkali with a laces at the border and sleeves that makes you forget about the bangles
Yellow removes your blues away. A colour that never goes off. Vidya Balan rocking in the label of Priyanka Singh. Go on guys with a hot pink contrasting bag with a statement ring and ethnic earrings and tie up your hair in a nice parted braid. A bindi is always must.
2. Ivory anarakli suit with a net dupatta with shimmers all the way down
Bloom in that traditional attire. Aditi Rao Hydari in Tarun Tahiliani anarkali suit looks such a perfect desi Indian. Style this ivory anarkali suit with a bindi and go easy on other jewellery just a statement earrings will do wonders. Go minimal on your makeup just the eyeshadows and curl up your lashes with a light lipstick shade. Put on that high heels and set your feet on the world.
3. The glorifying red that captures heart with a grey pants
This magnificent piece from Anita Dongre is just the best. Dia Mirza in red and grey looks fabulous. Girls team up this look with bold earrings and just tie half of your hair on the back with little pins and add on a gajra and don’t forget to put out a contrasting juti to stand out.
4. Orange anarkali dress with an angrakha neckline
This anarkali suit from Tamanna Punjabi Kapoor worn by Aditi Rao Hydari is a must have. Style up your game for this light orange anarkali with jhumkas. Put on your jutis and rock the world and also to mention just tie up your hair in a parted bun.
5. Green anarkali dress with a golden blouse that is full of sequins
Smile is the best curve. Preity Zinta in Seema Khan’s ensemble looks quite bold. To have such a glam go easy on your hair by simply leaving it on with beachy waves. Add a little earring. You are all set to go.
7. Green anarkali dress with silver dots and lines all the way
If you love to dress up maximally this is definitely for you. Karishma Tanna in yellow and silver combo looks so dangling which is by Devnaagri. To add to such bling add a choker and danglers. Put on your bangles which we Indians love and that little ring will do magic. Don’t forget to put on that potli girls and let your hair loose.
The pastels are so in. This peach-ish pink-ish anarkali suit on Kajol by Faabiiana is completely so chick. Glam up your game style girls by putting pear drops earrings and a perfect bun. Carry along the potli and you are perfectly ready to move out.
9. Purple anarkali with pleats, net dupatta and silver embellishments
Pleats and waves all the way down. Gauhar Khan in Ohaila Khan’s anarkali dress collection looks really stunning, to add more to the charm there is an amazing tear drop neckline. If you like to not add jewellery much this is for you girls just pull your hair down and put a small drop earring and a ring. You are all set to go.
10. Mehandi colour anarkali dress with red details and a net dupatta
Bold and hot Vidya Balan never ceases to amaze us. She is wearing Anju Modi anarkali dress here. A dress with a different neckline will lead to heads turn. A net dupatta with a pretty lace is always a plus point. With the beautiful colour combination of maroon and mehandi colour you girls can put on earrings a ring and carry a potli along.
We all know how much girls like to dress up just as we like to have good food. Take the style game on and dress yourself up the Mughals way. Be your own princess and let you rule the world. Get ready to be noticed and make all the heads turn. You are the show stopper. Glam it up and put in the gear your fashion quotient. This is your life make it worth for yourself.
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Khaizraan Javeed, is a content writer at Fashionshala. She writes articles about the ways and means to keep common masses updated about the fashion and the ways one can learn about fashion sitting at home. She is a student of English literature and words and metaphors forms her best friend. She used these metaphors to make fashion metaphorically beautiful.