Sunday 20, Sep 2020, Delhi (India)
In India the fashion industry and film industry go hand in hand, Bollywood has an ever breaking connection with the fashion world creating latest fashion trends in India for women and men. This is the reason every fashion week is a mass gathering of famous fashion designers in India, patrons, buyers, models, fashion bloggers/influencers, journalists, fashion stylists and B-town celebrities posing as showstoppers. In the past 2 decades, the Indian fashion industry has successfully created a more organized infrastructure of fashion weeks, ramp shows, and a strong team of PR managers, fashion stylists, and choreographers. But the one thing that has stayed constant in the Indian fashion industry is the B-town celebrity showstopper and the beauty trends like smokey eye makeup they set. In India, people look forward to looking at celebrities and fashion designers in the need for wider audience reach and appeal to get the celebrities on board. They're called celebrities for a reason, continue reading the blog and you'll find out how B-town queens managed to ace some of the biggest fashion weeks.
The real queen, begum of B-town, Kareena Kapoor Khan walked the ramp for the ace Bollywood and one of the most famous fashion designer in India Manish Malhotra in Blenders Pride Fashion Tour (BPFT), Hyderabad, she is always looked upon to set latest fashion trends in India for women. We must say Pooh like always looked “PHAT-Pretty Hot and tempting”, she was spotted adorning a lehenga choli. Kareena turned the heads with that grey on grey lacework lehenga, which had a trail, it was a Manish Malhotra handcrafted summer wedding 2020 cerebral collection piece. The drop-dead gorgeous lehenga was paired up with a low cut choli that had a plunging neckline. Kareena’s stunning outfit was complemented by a statement necklace, but what became the talk of the show was her new dazzling short hairstyle with soft bangs and voluminous curls and Kareena flaunted them most amazingly.
The actress honored with India's fourth-highest civilian award, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, has been breaking all the stereotypes in the fashion industry lately. We don’t get to see much of her appearances in Bollywood now but she walked the ramp at the Blenders Pride Fashion Tour 2020 and it was such a treat to watch. PeeCee looked phenomenal in an all-black ensemble. The outfit she adorned was strapless and was teamed with a matching sheer dupatta wrapped around the shoulders. The sheer dupatta was strapped at the waist with a statement belt. Priyanka completed her all-black gorgeous look with hair styled in a bouffant. She picked a pair of statement earrings for accessories and for the makeup she aced the winged eyeliner. The "Sky is Pink" actress got a little emotional while talking with the audience, remembering the famous fashion designer in India late Wendell Rodrick and stated how the designer was a visionary for Indian fashion.
The “Love AajKal 2" actress, Sara Ali Khan has been audience favorite since her debut film, she has successfully impressed the viewers with both her choices in fashion and films. The actress this year turned the showstopper for the amazing duo fashion designer Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla. Sara successfully managed to glam up the runway of Blenders Pride Fashion Tour with her divine ethnic looks. For the starters, the “Simba” actress was spotted adorning a burgundy, beautifully hand-embroidered georgette lehenga paired with a taffeta blouse with bore statement sleeves. An embellished jadau collar with multiple tassels was teamed up with the billowy blouse, which added an apt amount of drama to her look. For the makeup, she went high on glam by doing bold lips, and shimmery eyes. Her hair was all tied up in a bun, looking her walk on the ramp was a sight to behold.
For the finale of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019, Kareena Kapoor Khan graced the ramp with her elegance and beauty. The queen of B-town was seen in old Hollywood glamour, she walked the ramp for fashion designer duo Gauri&Nainika. The duo fashion designer showcased their exclusive collection, which was about structured feminine silhouettes, 3D embellishments, and floral accents. Kareena got all the attention, as she walked down the ramp in a supreme black gown, the gown reminded the audience about all the timeless English classics. The black gown was made of velvet fabric, was strapless, and showcased a tailored bodice with overlapping accents and intricate folds. The outfit was emphasized by the flared hem and a bow at the back. For accessories, her fashion stylist went for a minimal look and added only bling rings. For the makeup part, she went all bold and dramatic with a red lip, and her hair was side-parted wet sleek. Kareena always looked divine.
Lisa Haydon has been ruling our hearts since her acting in movies like “Queen” and “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, the model turned actress walked the ramp for fashion designer Amit Aggarwal.
The ace fashion designer is referred to as one of the most innovative and famous fashion designer in India . Amit Aggarwal launched his luxury pret collection titled “Flux” at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019. Lisa walked the ramp with Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya, and she looked phenomenal in gorgeous shiny metallic shades. She was spotted adorning a purple metallic drape dress with absolutely no jewelry and accessories. The outfit was an apt display of contrasts and structures. The look Lisa went for can be called out as a chic and stylish, she took the stage by storm.
The “Cocktail” actress, Diana Penty walked the ramp for fashion designer Riddhi Mehra at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019. The showstopper Diana adorned an ivory lehenga featuring a lot of surface texturing and pearl embellishment with a matching blouse and dupatta. The actress looked no less than a princess as she glided down the ramp. Maintaining the style quotient high, the lehenga was paired up with an equally heavy blouse with a deep-V neckline. The emerald necklace was something to gaze at and it served as a perfect accessory for the ensemble. Her hair was pinned onto one side with several silver bobby pins. The dupatta was styled as a cape, wrapped around her arms. For the makeup, she went neutral with soft smokey eye makeup and nude lips. Her tresses were styled in soft waves that added an element of feminity. Her fashion stylist sure made everything look synchronized and apt for her.
The “Queen” actress, Kangana Ranaut looked phenomenal in an intricate traditional cobalt blue lehenga. The gorgeous lehenga was paired with a matching satin blouse and a one-sided knotted dupatta wrapped around. The one-sided knotted dupatta gave it an off-shoulder look. The actress walked on the ramp for ace fashion designer Disha Patil exhibiting the latest fashion trends in India for women.
Kangana on the stage swirled in her gorgeous outfit and looked like a princess without many accessories just a heavy diamond earring. The lehenga designed by Disha had a lot of intricate designs and mini silver accessories. Complementing the entire look were her deep blue glittery eyes, with puffed hair detailing.
The diva actress, Pooja Hegde took all the breaths away as she walked down the runway for designer Jayanti Reddy. The diva was seen adorning a purple lehenga which was heavily embellished. Pooja styled up the lehenga with a blouse that knotted up both in the front and the back. The lehenga and blouse combination was paired up with a dupatta that was equally embellished as the lehenga. The dupatta was draped in such an extraordinary way that the entire ensemble looked royal. The sight was something to behold as walking down the ramp Pooja looked no less than a regal queen. For the makeup, she went neutral but with loads of highlighter, soft smokey eye makeup, neutral lips and that's the reason she looked so radiant. The complete ensemble was accessorized with an emerald choker necklace, it won't be wrong to say that emerald necklace trends in the fashion shows and fashion weeks. Her brown tresses were styled in a center part with voluminous waves brushing her shoulders.
The “Student of The Year 2” actress Tara Sutaria was seen ruling the ramp of Lakmé Fashion Week 2019, as she became the show-stopper for the ace Indian fashion designer Ritu Kumar. Tara looked gorgeous, she opted for a vintage black dress and styled it up with a crisp white shirt under it, the look was titled as a monochrome outfit by the fashion stylist. The dress was paired with an edgy belt that tightened her waist at all the right places while beautifying her delicate curves. The outfit was a complete drama look, along with thigh-high booties. She complimented the look by opting for bold smokey eye makeup and left the rest of it to be neutral. Her hair was center-parted and casually brushed her shoulders.
Malaika Arora was spotted walking the ramp for fashion designer Diya Rajvir at Lakmé Fashion Week 2019. Malaika raised the mercury with her shimmery maroon gown, she looked ultimate in the thigh-high slit dress with a plunging neckline. The maroon gown had layered frilly sleeves which added an apt amount of drama to her look. Malaika’s look is always applauded in the fashion industry and this time also her outfit was bold and not quite everybody's cup of tea. The outfit was featured by sartorial cuts and ruffled techniques, the gown was also detailed with a front slit on the waist area, which further gave it a dramatic effect. Malaika’s gown was featured with rose motifs, and she opted for black heels as footwear. She accessorized the look with a subtle ear cuff. She glammed up with a maroon lip shade and nude tones and for the hair, she went with the sleek middle-parted hairstyle.
IKF Desk (Conclusion)
Fashion weeks and shows are the best platforms for film and fashion industry to get together, along with that it’s also the best place to showcase your fashion sense. From runway models to the audience, everyone is all dressed up, it is where the fashion industry gathers and creates trends for the coming season.
There's no denial in the fact that Bollywood divas add five stars to such events and set the bar for latest fashion trends in India for women and men, they manage to grab all the attention by their phenomenal walks and looks. Many fashion bloggers concluded in 2019 by saying that it was a fabulous year in terms of fashion weeks and collections and the fashion stylists did justice to the designer's outfits.
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