Whether you are a bride or a bridesmaid, intricate brocade embroidery is finding favour among 21st-century women including millennials. If you don’t want to go with sarees, lehengas will surely be on top of your list. And to stand out, a Banarasi silk lehenga is a must. The century-old weave is finding a place not just in sarees but also in lehengas and kurtas because there is something very regal about this traditional weave thanks to the skilled artisans and their impeccable craftsmanship.
Banarasi lehengas are glamorous, graceful and statement-making. Because they are not just your ordinary silhouettes, they are heirlooms. Auspicious and promising, they are a celebration of history. Even celebs like Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor, Kiara Advani had made a case for this rich fabric. Some had worn it for their weddings and some for festivities or other formal events. Let’s take a look.
Manish Malhotra’s youngest and favourite muse, Janhvi Kapoor wore a rani pink lehenga…