Natural Hand-Block Printed Cotton suit & Chiffon Dupatta


Our dressing sense defines who we are and what we want to project ourselves like. What is equally important is how well we change our sartorial choices depending on the occasion, weather, time of the day and the purpose for our dressing. These choices depending upon circumstances can be very intricate, exquisite or very simple and soothing. Today we will be talking about natural hand-block printed cotton suits which when paired with a chiffon duptta creates magic in simplicity. Hand-block printed suits look too earthy, soothing, artsy and different. A chiffon dupatta adds the perfect degree of glitter to it. Let us discuss a few special things about them.

Colourful & creative-Hand-block prints are very colourful for the pattern it involves in with a base colour of the suit on which hand-block printing creates impressions.  The scope of experimenting with colours is available both with the base colour of the suit as well as the block prints used. The block print used too can use more than one colour to create a multi-coloured pattern. You can often see a theme of the designs printed which run across the suit.

Cotton Varieties- The best thing about hand block-printed suits is that the design element doesn’t rigidly compromise on the choice of your fabric. Hand-block printing can be flexibly done in almost all kinds of cotton fabrics available and textures used. A few commonly used cotton fabrics used include 60 s, dobby fabric, handloom cotton, south cotton, cotton khadi fabric, and cotton jacquard fabric.

Types of Prints- Hand block-printing offers ample flexibility for designs to be chosen. However, there are certain considerations that producers keep for better quality and look. A few designs that are popular include bagru(natural & vegetable dye) prints, indigo-daboo(mud resist) prints, kashish-mud resist prints, rapid prints, discharge prints and the classic khadi-gold prints.

Beauty lies in Simplicity- The most beautiful part about hand-block printed suits with chiffon dupattas is the very simplicity that it carries. It is the simplicity of the style that makes it spot out when everyone is busy shining and outshining others. It is also comfortable in humid places and during summers.

The Chiffon Charm- From Rekha, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit to the generation of Alia Bhat and Kriti Sanon chiffons have always been a fabric favourite. It's light and soft texture boast of elegance in every fold. The sensuality and seduction that chiffon brings to anything you wear are irreplaceable.

You may have tried many new trends of fashion but try this out where you wear the traditional hand block-print with the evergreen chiffon dupatta. One can’t ignore the popularity it enjoys in women who take fashion seriously. If you are a student, a teacher, a banker or socialite a hand block-printed suit with a chiffon dupatta is sure to make you look good.


Posted by : Swarnima Singh | 25 May, 2019