Wedding season kicking in recently has totally upped our style inspiration with the Bollywood fashionistas rolling in quick with their uber-glam outfits. Gracing the Red Carpet and wedding events in high-end luxurious ensembles glided with royal embroidery on fine rich textiles, you just can’t afford to miss out on a palette of our fav Bollywood stars ethnic goals. With rich textiles coming into the foray and making its space in every woman’s closet, our pretty divas aren’t far away to flaunt the Banarsi comeback. Aditi Rao Hyadri embracing the royal patronage with no qualms and effortlessly complimenting the look. Sonam Kapoor giving her signature touch to the traditional ethnic with her spin of jewelry and making heads turn. Dupattas are the talk of yesterday, the passé trend was, however, worn by a few actresses to feel the old while others dared to go sans dupatta and went bare-shoulders because padded shoulders are a thing!
So, before you pack your lehengas and fancy couture for the much-awaited destination wedding or jazz, don’t forget to check out some of our best picks and looks approved by our editor. Here, we go and stun you with some hot trends that are worth swooning for:
This cult fashion nova has embarked on a journey to give her ethnic twist time and again. As she gorgeously draped a Banarsi silk white and luxe gold handwoven saree. We love how she styled her juxtaposed jacked in the form of a blouse and took a contemporary pallu drape. Sonam looks every bit royal in this glorious avatar. To put her look together, she adorned a statement silver choker necklace with embellished gemstones and complimented her topaz stone drops to complete the look. Slick back hair into a messy bun, she dazzled in an unconventional saree drape and turned heads effortlessly.
Don’t we all just somehow relate to this effervescent package of fun-lovin’ girl? We are totally crushing at her alluring bridesmaid look as she attended her friend’s Roka ceremony in a rich blend of emerald and sunshine yellow hues. Banarsi silk skirt woven by the exemplary Raw Mango, featuring dime-sized buta embroidered on its twirl. Alia chose a deep green colored basic V-Line blouse and adorned the heavily ornamented green dupatta with embroidered buta work. Keeping her look simple yet suave, the big and bold chandbalis uplifted the glam and her tousled waves looked oh-so-chic.
Aditi Rao Hyadri
When the royalty play dress up, they only go for the authentic luxury. Aditi was all about the old world glam as she graced Virushka’s reception in Mumbai wearing the rich banarsi woven ensemble. The luxe and scintillating shaded banarsi silk fabric immaculately crafted with precision, her breath-taking lehenga gave us major bridesmaid goals. And to stir up the look with a mix of modernity, she wore a fashionable off-shoulder royal blue blouse with gold detailing on the sleeves to add some drama to her look. A statement polki and kundan choker to complete the look with nude makeup.
The epitome of perfection and simplicity, Diana brings to us the dreamy bridesmaid look in this fairy tale bliss couture. With shades and hues of blue, this intricately detailed lehenga makes us want to pack our bag with all things pretty and blue-some for destination weddings. This ethnic ensemble will breathe life to your beach weddings for its subtle hues are so captivating. To add the cherry on the cake, Diana wore a tantalizing turquoise blouse and delicately adorned the deep blue dupatta embellished with Swarovski crystals. If blues are your thing, don’t miss out on this haute couture or just take the inspiration, and craft your signature piece.
Striking a pose and raising the mercury in the grey. Yes, you heard that right. Pantone color might be ultraviolet, but grey is trending in wedding ensembles lately and we can’t help but drool on this understated earthy color. What’s your grey matter? Parineeti took a safe road as she slays in bewitching grey hued Swarovski embellished lehenga with a stylish jacket cum blouse. Mandarin collar blouse lets you ditch the dupatta and makes your life easier with a contemporary look. Parineeti floored us down as she showed up in heavy smokey eyes, chandelier earrings, and cornrow-esque hairstyle. Everything about this style screams punk princess, what do you think?
The Barfi ki Bareilly actress who runs her own fashion label dropped the jaws as she stepped out in panache wearing the floor-sweeping, edgy and eclectic designer couture in blue hues. The contemporary off-shoulder style with a contemporary cut alongwith the embellished Swarovski crystals on the lehenga exuded a flamboyant vibe. We are totally crushing on the dramatic flannel sleeves with the feather cut fiery details on the velvet blouse. She completed her look with the statement accessories and let her hair down for that stunning diva-like look.
What elegance is to Audrey Hepburn, contemporary is to Katrina Kaif. The racing and ravishing actress wearing the bouffant sleeve blouse with a twirling blue embroidered lehenga skirt got us gaping in awe. Her easy-breezy flowing locks complimented her haute couture. The all-in blue indo-fusion couture designed by the celebrated costume designer Manish Malhotra did justice to the delicate details of the ensemble. The plunging neckline coupled with the scintillating chandelier earrings further added the x-factor to her dreamy look.
This bombshell gracing the runway in a glistening red and luxe gold thread work embroidered lehenga choli ensemble. The off shoulder plunging neckline blouse coordinated with the floor-sweeping grand lehenga skirt. She put her glam face forward with smokey smudged eyes and adorned the alluring diamond cut and pearl choker necklace. This lust-worthy couture is what every bridesmaid would ever want. Slip into the gorgeous and flamboyant feel with this designer couture and embrace the heavenly wedding.
The modern fashionista keeps giving us major style goals, this time, with her floral comeback. She wore this floral romantic maxi skirt with a metallic brocade blouse. She ditched the sliding dupatta and instead braced the lovely feminine look with a sheer net textured cape to give some dimension to the look. Her floral fruity look combined with a dainty princess vibe got us going aww… Totally replicating this look now!