Pakistani Anarkali Dresses
The dresses worn by the legendry, Anarkali, in Emperor Akbar’s court used to be very flowy and embellished with beautiful zari work, mirror work, moti work. This dress is now popularly known as the Pakistani Anarkali dress and it is very popular globally. In this century the designers have revived it. It has become the most sought after dress.
A simple girl can look just like a princess as these dresses are very exquisite and gorgeous. With a well fit bust, and flared up, umbrella like bottom, these Pakistani anarkali dresses are a pleasure to wear. An embellished yoke forms the upper part of the kurta that used to cover the bust at the front and the back. The yoke portion or the upper portion is heavily decked up with jewels and other semi precious stones that give a royal touch to the dress. The border highly accentuated and the fall decorated with thread work, embroidery or lace work etc. making it more beautiful. The kameez is stitched by highly expert designers, choosing the right fabric, the right decoration to go with, good neck designs, latest sleeve designs and the idea of the in vogue pattern. They are available in a range of colors, be it bright or subtle, grand or simple. The salwars worn with Anarkali style are generally churidar and are plain so that attention is not diverted from the Anarkali kurta.
The Indian versions are similar but have more modern cuts added to make them more alluring.