Thursday, September 29, 2011

New Indian Anarkali Suits

New Indian Anarkali Suits
Ever wondered what the latest fashion craze is in this festive season? Well, undoubtedly it has to be the Indian Anarkali Suit, back in fashion after a long time and how! Indian Anarkali Suit is nowadays becoming very fashionable in India and among most of the NRI women as well.

But do we know the history of how this stunning dress got its name as the “Anarkali salwar kameez“?
Well, Anarkali (“pomegranate blossom”) was a renowned slave girl from Lahore (Pakistan) during the Mughal era. She was a performer and dancer at the palace of the Emperor Akbar.

She was allegedly ordered to be buried alive by the Emperor for having an illegitimate love affair with Prince Salim, who later became the royal leader Jahangir.

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