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There are various ways Bollywood divas keep themselves in news. All our divas know how to make name and attract all the eyeballs through their sartorial choices.
It goes without saying that making the right fashion statement is vital for them as everything they wear can be a trend or be called fashion faux pas. From heading to the airport to shopping on the streets or attending a high-end red carpet event to what they wear in a film, they are always under scrutiny and can’t go wrong with fashion.
With such amount of pressure to look flawless all the time, these divas resort to the experts, i.e. the fashion designers. Here is the list of a few such B-town actresses and the designers in whom they repose faith about their style quotient.
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Famous for her impeccable style sense, Sonam Kapoor is a pro in experimenting fashion. She is the true definition of fashionista. Her beloved brands include Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, and Elie Saab. Among Indian names, she swears by Anamika Khanna, Naeem Khan and Manish Arora. She doesn’t restrict her style to one particular genre, rather tries almost everything. She defines fashion in her own words:
“Fashion is an extension of who you are.”
The leggy lasso loves sarees and flaunts her slim silhouette clad in six yards of wonder whenever she gets an occasion, including red carpet events. It is no surprise, that Deepika goes gaga over Sabyasachi, the maestro of ethnic wear. From a sizzling saree to a gorgeous anarkali, whenever you spot Deepika in either of them, you can simply trust it to be a Sabyasachi piece.
Bebo is known for her natural beauty and her figure which also included ‘size zero’ once. When it is about dressing for occasions, she highly depends on Manish Malhotra. She takes the look of any Indian outfit to a new level, especially when it is by Manish. There are a number of outfits that Malhotra has designed for Kareena Kapoor inclusing burgundy gharara, an embellished pink saree, an orange and gold lehenga and a green and red embroidered salwar-kameez. Zara, Topshop, Superdry, Alexander McQueen, Dolce and Gabbana, Elie Saab, Roberto Cavalli, Armani Prive, Vivienne Westwood, Paule ka are her favourite foreign designers and labels.
This global style icon has been a style muse for many. One can see her going more vibrant and glossy with her fashion choices, be at family celebrations or attending traditional ceremonies. Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, the designer duo ensures that the blue-eyed actress looks her best in all outfits designed by them. They are also known to be the family designer of Bachchans.
Dia has earned the repute of a diva with classy dressing sense. Be it her day-to-day life or any public appearance at any event, her sartorial choices have finesse. She knows how to carry herself well in any attire. But she looks her best, when she dons ethnic wear and in this regard, Dia trusts no one else, but the ace designer Ritu Kumar. Even for her D-day, she chose none other than Ritu Kumar for her wedding outfits. Apart from Kumar, Dia also has a penchant for creations by Anita Dongre.
The epitome of Indian beauty, daughter of Shotgun, Sonakshi hardly goes for ensembles with heavy drapes. If at all she opts for them, it has to be from her favourite designer Anita Dongre. When it is about experimenting with hues, Sonakshi is a frontrunner in this regard. She was seen doing so in the wedding of her brother and at the glitzy reception of Tulsi Kumar. Both the times, her clothes were by Anita Dongre.
The talented designer made his Bollywood debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Black, and it earned him rave reviews. Soon celebs started making beeline for getting their wardrobe designed by him. The credit behind Kahaani actor, Vidya Balan’s image makeover goes to Sabyasachi. There was a time when Vidya had to face a lot of criticism for her sense of fashion. But people went gaga over her when they saw her fashionably evolved avatar in the movies Paa and Ishqiya, and the man behind her ensembles was none other than Sabyasachi. Gaining confidence in his creation was bound to happen for Vidya, and that is why she sported his creations even for her wedding.
In the glam world of Bollywood, Kat is counted as one of the prettiest women. She knows how to pull off Indian as well as western look with the right kind of clothing. When it is about the Indian choices for her sartorial needs, she highly relies on Tarun Tahiliani. Her list of favourite international designers include labels like Armani, Miu Miu, Prada and Versace.
The parcel of limelight comes with a list of terms and conditions. Looking perfect all the time perhaps tops the list. The job gets much easier when the field experts take up the responsibility to style these stars, and eventually become their favourite fashion designers.
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