Gota work salwar kameez

The very mention of Gota work transcends one to the majestic Havelis of Rajasthan where the royal, aristocratic ladies don beautiful attires in gota-embroidered works in many beautiful fabrics. Gota work has charmed Indian brides and brides-to-be alike. Most women I know would ensure they have a gota embroidered saree or a salwarkameez with a beautiful Gota Patti border.

To think of it, all the old and traditional ways of style and fashion are taking over, leaving behind the so-called, modern fashion. I’m talking about everything starting from the most popular Kurta Pajama suits which date back to 70’s and 80’s to mirror works and foil prints, everything is a blast from the past. and , gota work is no different. They are sure a golden oldie.

Gota work palazzo salwar suit with Gota Patti paisley work


Why do we call it as, Gota Patti. Gota patti artwork involves tape folding into parallelogram shape, which is known as Patti or leaves. This Patti comes after the Gota work is done. Generally, the embroidery is done in the shape of leaves, that’s what refers to Patti. In cases where this work is done on some kind of a dress, be it lehengas, salwar kameez suits or kurtis, it seems heavy but is actually not. It is actually a light weight embroidery. Chiffon, georgette and satin are the standard fabrics used for Gota Patti work which help in making the attire light and not heavy to wear. But Gota Patti on velvet or bandhej are heavier but it’s an absolute royal collection to adorn. Artisans carefully weave small pieces of zari or ribbons onto the edges of the fabric to create a sparkling golden or silver effect. Women of all ages can wear gota patti suit with matching gota patti clutch and traditional gold jewelry, diamond jewellery, kundan or contemporary jewellery that enhances their look even more. Whether you are planning for a dinner with your friends or going to a wedding, Gota Patti suits are an ideal choice for you. When it comes to ethnic Indian wear, gota patti suit is one of the most popular outfits which is loved by women of all ages. A beautiful salwar kameez set that you can flaunt can surely make your celebration brighten up more. Let Dig into some of amazing Gota work salwar kameez suits.

Gota Patti work


Look at this dream Gota patti anarkali. It is intricately designed with gota patti work and paired with a net dupatta to complete the look. If you want it heavier, you can also match it up with a gota patti dupatta.

Whatever Malaika Arora decides to wear, she turns heads! Here she dons a stunning black gherdar Anarkali with a zari cord patterned yoke paired with a lustrous woven Lampi Gota dupatta.

Malaika Arora in a Lampi Gota Anarkali salwar kameez

What is Lampi Gota work?

Lampi is a form of woven gota. And while the art of Gota originated in Rajasthan, Lampi found its roots in Hyderabad. Lampi Gota work is made using metal wire-like silver and copper. This metal wire is woven and then designs are embedded in the woven fabric. Today, it is available as machine-made as well as handmade. These Lampi Gota are used as a seperate fabric to make an entire attire or as borders to stitch on Dupattas or salwar kameez sets or dupattas.

Lampi Gota border rolls


Colour pink, red, lighter shades of pista green and yellow seems to be most favourite shades when it comes to gota patti work. A lively and clear gota work motifs done intricately on the salwar kameez with a simple net or chiffon dupatta in gota patti borders will make you look phenomenal. A Patiala Gota patti salwar suit with these works are absolutely right choices for festive occasions. And they are lighter in weight and hence won’t interfere with all the dancing.


Be an unconventional bride on your Mehndi function, wear a suit with a mix of salwar kameez and lehenga not only the combination will be perfect but the gota patti work will enhance the look a level up. Your bridesmaids can carry this pretty suit with all grace, you can get a similar one for your Mehndi function with Kundan jewelleries and a big mang tikka.

Elegant gota kameez with skirt as salwar suit


Rock your Haldi, pre wedding functions in a wonderful sharara suit with contrasting shades of salwar kameez and dupatta. A subtle yet pretty gota patti work on the kurti and dupatta, will make a perfect choice for occasions for which you want to look simple, elegant and ethereal.

Gota work sharara suit

The “Dia aur bati hum” famous actress Dipika Kakar and Shoaib Ibrahim said Qubool Hai on February of 2018. It was a very earthy wedding. In her wedding look, Dipika looked mesmerising in a all over Gota work pink sharara suit which she accessorised with kundan jewellery and paasa. Just like a quintessential Muslim bride, Dipika looked ethereal in her bridal look which was enhanced by her kalire.

Actress Divya in a royal pink all over gota patti work sharara suit


We call it, showstopper dupatta because the entire look of the suit can be enhanced by the gota patti Dupatta. It will sync well with a simple straight cut salwar kameez suit with a simple gota butta work. The look can be carried well by your bridesmaids or even the close elders of the family on your Mehndi function. Own the day with a pretty gota patti dupatta.

Gota work on Bandhej dupatta
Simple Salwar Kameez with heavy Gota Patti work Velvet Dupatta

This wedding season adds some ‘Gota Patti’ salwar kameez outfits to your wardrobe. Believe me, you will definitely fall in love with the royalness of the work. So many varieties of ‘Gota Patti’ salwar outfits are available in the market but a traditional silver and gold gota work will accentuate your outfit more gracefully. And as we continue with our efforts to bring together the new and the old fashion to you, we are being surprised by the versatility and the beauty offered by Gota work salwar kameez suits.

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