India, the land of diverse cultures and rich heritage offers women all throughout a wide array of clothing ensembles to try and experiment with. From vibrant and embellished lehengas to detailed saris, opulent salwar kameez to fancy anarkali suits et al, the list goes on. We have a thing for such gorgeous Indian couture, however, the contemporary and fusion wear never fails to disappoint us and thus, our amusement knows no boundary. With the rise in popularity of such stunning ensembles all-over, Hollywood celebrities are not far behind on getting their hands at Indian wear. Carrying forward the incredible history of Indian attire curated for women, here are some of the famous Hollywood celebs who wore Indian outfits and totally rocked it.
The GOT-fame Sansa Stark recently dropped jaws of her fans worldwide when she made quite a stellar appearance at her brother-in-law’s wedding in India. Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra’s royal destination wedding at Udaipur was indeed such an opulent affair overlooking the gorgeous Sohpie Turner dressed in spectacular haute couture. Designer anarkalis and lehenga cholis, Turner embraced the Indian aesthetics so effortlessly and put forth an astonishing look with minimal makeup, bindi and chandelier kundan earrings to top up her bright bridesmaid look.
This pretty woman does complete justice to an authentic Indian look when she was starred in “Eat, Pray, Love” wearing a scintillating olive green and royal blue hued kanjivaram silk sari. Au naturale look with slick back hairstyle, she looked nothing less than a dream in a simple yet suave look. Julia shares her fond memories of India when she visited the Holy City of Benares and recalls how incredible this place is, she further expressed her love of settling in India to imbibe spirituality and cultural values.
Our modern-age pop queen sensation Beyoncé left us gaping in awe when she slipped into a couturier’s elegantly handwoven Anarkali suit. Hand embroidered and embossed with detailed accents, Beyoncé doesn’t leave any stone unturned when she puts forth a highly-coveted Indian traditional look. Messy curly locks and lively wide smile sitting beautifully on her face, it’s indeed a sight to behold this iron lady in Indian couture.
Our fearless yet empowered Madonna who has currently treaded on a spiritual path strongly believes in following her heart and as she confessed the music came from her soul. Draped an electric blue silk sari during her visit to India, Madonna looked every inch gorgeous while she sported a few Sanskrit tattoos and advocated for the cause of her bohemian vibe. While we thought this is enough, look at her silver oxidized jewellery that complemented her stunning silk sari, isn’t she absolutely killing it?
Sometimes, even the fate bows down to people who never give up and keep fighting. This reminds us of the though-provoking Lady Gaga’s iconic speech when she received the coveted Grammy’s award earlier this year. Dressed to kill in a draped gown style sari, Gaga exuded classic angel vibe in an ethereal white silhouette. Accessorized with a silver detailed chain on her waist, Gaga left us speechless in her enigmatic aura.
Known for her remarkable roles, Hurley showered her support to the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign recently when she showed up in a pink sequin georgette sari at the event. Surreal yet charming, Hurley took people by surprise and instantly stole the spotlight in her statement-worthy sari.
Connoisseur of luxury and cult fashion trends, Hilton epitomises sensuality and oomph in this designer grey net sari dotted with pearls. Evoking a sense of passion and luxe affair, Hilton is a torch bearer of all things uber-fashionable. We’re absolutely crushing at her style and sari, perfect camaraderie for cocktail soirees.
An iconic media woman known for her remarkable and intriguing shows, Winfrey struggled a lot in her early life, yet she has been lauded and rewarded immensely in her professional life. Recently, during a shoot with a leading fashion magazine Elle, she wore a scintillating black and gold silk sari to honour the culture and pay homage to the rich tradition of India.
Do you remember this exotic actress walking in elan for an episode of Big Brother in a plain white light chiffon sari. Paired with a sexy bralette blouse in white, her tousled wavy locks and pink pout completed the straight out from beach look and gave major goals to Indian woman on how to style a sari with uber sexiness.
Dita Von Tesse
Our blonde Brulesque girl has everything a woman would envy of, great looks, mesmerizing voice and hot figure line, Tesse wore this eye-catching black net sari during an event with a drool-worthy blouse. The bralette blouse in black has become such a rage amongst young women today, however, Tesse raised eyebrows back then.
Article By : Ambika Asthana