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Take Bridesmaid Styling Tips From These 10 Stunning South Indian Celebrities!

South Indian celebrities have an amazing style when it comes to donning ethnic wear. Be it sarees, lehengas, or fusion wear, these South Indian divas charm us over with their impeccable style. If you are looking for bridesmaid style inspiration, these divas have time and again showed how minimalistic style can never go wrong! Moreover, if you scroll through their style, you are sure to be the bridesmaid that slays in style.

South Indian Celebrities Show Us How To Be Stunning Bridesmaids!So, check these 10 South Indian celebrities who show us how to be a stunning bridesmaid –

Aishwarya Rajesh

Aishwarya Rajesh has her sense of minimalistic style that is unbeatable! Be it saree or fusion wear, Aishwarya slays it all! She keeps her statement earrings with kohl-rimmed eyes her go-to style quotient.

Kajal Aggarwal

If you plan to doll-up for your BFF’s wedding, then Kajal’s looks might come as right-on-point inspiration! From silk sarees to chokers and minimalistic dewy makeup – she nails every single look. We cannot get over Kajal’s butterfly corset lehenga by Varun Bahl that she wore for her BFF’s wedding.

Keerthy Suresh

South Indian Celebrities Show Us How To Be Stunning Bridesmaids!Ethnic fashion comes naturally to Keerthy Suresh as she dazzles ever-so-naturally always! Sarees to shararas, she experiments with it all and leaves us inspired. From prominent jhumkas to breezy loose-curls, you can try out these tricks to be a stylish bridesmaid.

Malavika Mohanan

South Indian Celebrities Show Us How To Be Stunning Bridesmaids!From chic to ethnic, Malavika shows us how to doll-up for weddings and pre-wedding ceremonies! If you are a fashionista, then her sense of fashion will be bookmark worthy for you. Go by her fashion diary and you’ll see extravagant chokers uplifting even her minimalistic looks.

Pooja Hegde

South Indian Celebrities Show Us How To Be Stunning Bridesmaids!Fun and chic with a twist of ethnic vibe are what Pooja Hegde’s stylebook is all about! She wears everything in vibrant colors like uber-stylish lehengas to ultra-traditional pattu sarees. Experimenting with her looks is her forte and you can replicate her style effortlessly!

Pragya Jaiswal

Pragya Jaiswal’s scintillating style is all made of statement pieces that mark a space in your heart. Dewy pink makeup with prominent jewellery pieces, that’s a stunning combination. Along with it are pastel lehenga and shararas that are bound to make you want to try it!

Raashi Khanna

South Indian Celebrities Show Us How To Be Stunning Bridesmaids!From sangeet to the reception, Raashi Khanna’s outfit collection is perfect for every occasion! She can make even a simple striped saree look pre-wedding function-ready. Her floral gown is perfect for a sangeet night with dangling earrings and bold lips. We urge you to replicate her effortless styles!

Rakul Preet Singh

Rakul Preet Singh has a stunning and underrated fashion sense that goes perfectly with the wedding vibe! She wears outfits that are every bridesmaid’s dream. From sexy lehengas, half-saree drapes to saree – Rakul styles it in the most fun ways to make it replicable.

Rashmika Mandanna

South Indian Celebrities Show Us How To Be Stunning Bridesmaids!Rashmika Mandanna has a very girl-next-door vibe which even reflects in her style as well. She wore some amazing ethnic wear during her movie promotions which you can easily pull-off as a bridesmaid outfit.

Samantha Akkineni

When it comes to Samantha – where and how do we even begin? This South Indian diva slays every outfit she wears and takes it to the top-notch glam level! Sarees, dresses, and even fusion wear – Samantha Akkineni is every bit of inspiration!

Bookmark this list as it may come very handy when you have to slay as a bridesmaid. As these South Indian celebrities have set some trends that are impeccable!

Deepika Padukone Rules The Off-Shoulder Styles And Shows Us How It’s Done!

Deepika Padukone Rules The Off-Shoulder Styles And Shows Us How It's Done

Trends come and go, but some stay evergreen – no matter what! And one such trend is off-shoulder and one-shoulder outfits. And over the years the style diva Deepika Padukone wore off-shoulder outfits umpteen number of times! From Cannes to Red-carpet and events, Deepika flaunted every style of off-shoulder dresses and gowns. Apart from off-shoulder outfits, Deepika Padukone also slays in one-shoulder outfits like no one else! We compiled all her best one-shoulder outfits and off-shoulder styles.

Check out how Deepika Padukone slayed the off-shoulder outfits over the years –

Casual But Chic Outfits

Deepika's style One-shoulder outfits

Deepika Padukone can take casual to chic within seconds and how! Her sense of style is exquisite and worth replicating. She experimented with every style of off-shoulder outfits as well as one-shoulder outfits. Be it with pants, jeans, and skirts – she styled them most casually. From balloon-sleeved tops to one-shoulder crisp white shirt, Deepika slayed them all in style!

Breezy Dresses

Deepika Padukon in Off-shoulder Deepika Padukone Rules The Off-Shoulder Styles And Shows Us How It's DoneWe already know how Deepika can turn the most casual dress into something chic effortlessly. Her one-shoulder and off-shoulder outfits when it comes to dresses are breezy and refreshing! From crochet dresses to polka-dots her off-shoulder dresses tempted us to own one too. Even the simplest dresses look elegant when Deepika styles it with her muted subtle makeup and simple hairdos. She oozes the girl next door vibe without even trying, don’t you think?

Ethnic Twist

One-shoulder outfitsNot just the western wear, Deepika Padukone took it up a notch with her off-shoulder outfits even with ethnic wear. Deepika was the show-stopper for Manish Malhotra’s bridal collection. And she slayed an off-shoulder lehenga in the most amazing style! Similarly, she rocked an off-shoulder blouse for a Tanishq Advertisement and mesmerized yet again. Showing off her collar bones, she styled them with choker necklaces and stunned us!

Glitzy Off-Shoulder Gowns

Deepika Padukon in Off-shoulder Off-shoulders and one-shoulder silhouettes are definitely meant for gowns. And Deepika Padukone wore some scintillating gowns from this silhouette on many occasions. From Cannes’ red carpet to events and award functions, she effortlessly rocks a gown. Her style and fashion quotient are unmatchable when it comes to off-shoulder gowns. She knows just the right way to style her hair and accessories. Even with the one-shoulder outfits, Deepika experiments with many styles that are worth drooling over!

OTT + Glam Off-Shoulder Outfits

one-shoulder outfits one-shoulder outfitsDeepika is that style diva who can go from zero to OTT glam – effortlessly! And all her glitzy and extravagant outfits are the kind of couture that only a few can pull off.  Be it a huge pouffy and flared gown or a scintillating plunging neckline, Deepika wears them all in the off-shoulder silhouette. Such a daredevil, isn’t she? She sports them at every possible occasion and event, never gets tired of them, and looks absolutely phenomenal in every look! We love her looks with bouncy, voluminous, and OTT extravagant off-shoulder outfits.

Nailing every look, Deepika proved that she is truly the queen of off-shoulder and one-shoulder outfits! In fact, it is just the kind of cold-shoulder vibes we need!

All About Paithani Sarees And Where To Buy An Authentic One!

Paithani Sarees are the handloom sarees that have a rich Maharashtrian culture. And they get their name from a place Paithan in Aurangabad. The saree is rich and full of grandeur and elegance as it is hand-woven out of pure silk threads. Paithani Saree is popularly known as the Queen of Silks in Maharashtra! And in addition, is every Maharashtrian bride’s patent wedding saree or trousseau. From 5 yards to 9 yards, the Paithani saree comes in an extensive wide range. It’s regal and opulence is something each one needs to experience at least once by donning it! We urge you to know all about it and to own one of these lavish luxurious sarees in your collection.

All About Paithani Sarees And Where to Buy An Authentic One!

So here’s all you need to know about the rich and magnificent Paithani Sarees –

History And Weaving

Paithani silk goes back to the 2nd century B.C and was woven and exported to the Roman Empire. It originated in the capital of the Satavahana Dynasty which is now known as Paithan. However, the saree was initially made with silk and the border of pure gold. But now, depending on the intricacy of the design, the gold is now replaced with pure silver zari.

Significant Motifs

Above all, intricate designs on pallu and border are a specialty of Paithani Sarees. Motifs on pallu are usually peacock, lotus, mango, leaves, or flowers. In fact, they are highly inspired by the renowned Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad. When it comes to cost, a pure and authentic Paithani saree ranges from ₹7,000 and goes up-to ₹5 Lakh. The price of the Paithani depends upon the designer collection, motifs, and intricacy of the design. Usually, the saree is subtle while the border and the pallu are elaborately filled with motifs. While it’s the vice-versa when you opt for the designer Paithani collection.

Brands to Shop for an Authentic Paithani Saree

Paithani Saree BrandsSome brands are over the years famous for their exclusive and authentic paithani sarees. Some of these brands also have their weaving centers and manufacturing. Here are some of the brands to shop from if you are planning to pick up an authentic Paithani saree –

  • Kapse

Shop from: Nasik or HERE.

  • Soni Paithani

Shop from: Nasik or HERE.

  • Kasat Exclusive

Shop from: Kulkarni Path – Pune or HERE.

  • Navlaee

Shop from: Sadashiv Peth – Pune or HERE.

  • KalaKshetra

Shop from: Pimpri-Chinchwad – Pune or HERE.

Paithani Saree BrandsApart from these, you can always visit the cities Paithan, Aurangabad, or Yeola near Nasik. You can shop directly from the manufacturers and weavers for exclusive sarees. So, from the thick golden border to motif borders, there are numerous options available at the weaving centers.

Celebrities In Paithani Sarees

Paithani Saris All About Paithani Sarees And Where to Buy An Authentic One!Just like Kanjeevaram, Paithani sarees have a soft spot with the celebrities. Many actresses have time and again donned this marvelous regal saree. From Shraddha Kapoor, Sridevi to Kangana Ranaut – all flaunted their exclusive sarees. Neha Pendse even opted for a pastel powder pink Paithani saree as her wedding outfit. Above all, each one styled it in the utmost traditional way and slayed in their quintessential Paithani saree.

Paithani sarees have a special place in Maharashtrian heritage due to its richness! Also, now we know exactly why they are every Maharashtrian bride’s patent choice.

Beat The Monsoon Humidity With Your Favorite Cotton And Linen Sarees In Stylish Ways!

Monsoon is upon us and with the amazing rain, comes the humidity! There are no better sarees except for cotton and linen to deal with the hot and humidness. Cotton sarees and Linen sarees are summer-friendly and also during the monsoons. Easy to manage, light in weight, breathable, and comfort – cotton and linen sarees are a boon! Many might think that these sarees are for the older generation. But nowadays, you can style almost anything in the chicest way possible. Similarly, the cotton and linen sarees can be easily styled in fun and chic ways.

Beat the Monsoon Humidity With Your Favorite Cotton And Linen Sarees In Stylish WaysHere are some ways you can style cotton and linen sarees to deal with the monsoon humidity –

Belt Up The Cotton Sarees

Beat the Monsoon Humidity With Your Favorite Cotton And Linen Sarees In Stylish WaysCotton and linen sarees are manageable and sit comfortably as you want them to be. So belting up them ensures that they stay put and isn’t difficult to carry. However, belt sarees are a current trend with satin and silk sarees. So you can try it out with cotton sarees as well. Mix and match the prints to make it more funky and edgy. You can also play around with the type of belts from leather to fabric belts as per your choice.

Chic Eyewear

Beat the Monsoon Humidity With Your Favorite Cotton And Linen Sarees In Stylish Ways There’s nothing as sassy as a chic pair of eye-wear with cotton or linen sarees. They are probably the easiest piece of accessory to up-style your saree look. With so many shapes and styles of eye-wear, get the one that suits your personality the best. They will simply make you look chic and stylish effortlessly. Also, while protecting your eyes in case it is sunny outside.

Pastels For The Go

Beat the Monsoon Humidity With Your Favorite Cotton And Linen Sarees In Stylish WaysFirstly, cotton and linen sarees are breathable, light, and comfortable to wear all day long. But when you pick pastel cotton and linen sarees, it’s like a match made in heaven! Refreshing and cool to the eyes, pastel cotton sarees can never go wrong! From powder blue, white to fresh yellow, pick in any hue and you would fall in love with them instantly. Style them with deep neck blouses to add some oomph to your look.

Printed Chic Blouses

Beat the Monsoon Humidity With Your Favorite Cotton And Linen Sarees In Stylish Ways Linen sarees usually are plain solid, stripped, or with tiny motifs. Style them in a fun and easy way to avoid making it look bland or boring. You can pair them with printed blouses of similar or contrast colors. And if you are looking for other options then handloom, embroidered, patch-work blouses are also perfect! Experiment with various necklines, sleeve patterns, and vibrant colors to brighten up your basic saree.

Relaxed Sleeveless Blouses

Beat the Monsoon Humidity With Your Favorite Cotton And Linen Sarees In Stylish Ways Sleeveless blouses are a boon when it comes to dealing with hot and humid monsoons. The fashion world has evolved even in the sleeveless blouse category. There are so many styles of sleeveless styles that you can pick from. From spaghetti, halter back, and thin-strap, to cap sleeves – there is so much to experiment with. Styling your cotton saree with such edgy sleeveless blouses add the chi and oomph factor almost instantly!

These are a few ways to jazz up and add an oomph factor to your cotton and linen sarees. Ditch the monsoon humidity in style!

Katrina Kaif’s Style Diary Proves That She Is A Huge Fan Of Floral Outfits!

Floral prints have an extremely refreshing and dreamy vibe to them. And looks like Katrina Kaif has every insight to nailing the floral prints just the right way. If you scroll through her style diary, Katrina opted this print often and styled it in stunning ways. Mostly for her movie promotions, Katrina wore floral sarees, Lehengas, and dresses. Her sense of style tempts us to try floral prints and replicate her looks! We put together some of her best floral print outfit looks.

Katrina Kaif's Style Diary Prove That She Is A Huge Fan OF Floral Outfits!Let’s scroll through some of Katrina Kaif’s floral outfits –

Dreamy Sarees

Katrina Kaif's Style Diary Prove That She Is A Huge Fan OF Floral Outfits!We all adore Sabyasachi’s gorgeous baby pink floral saree that Katrina wore, don’t we? The belted-saree had tiny floral prints that enhanced and oozed out dreamy spring vibes! Even her all-over floral black saree with a sequined border by Sabyasachi was a stunner. Her tangy orange saree with bold blue floral print was yet another amazing pick! She experimented with various styles, sizes, and patterns of the floral outfit and slayed in each one of them. (Shop floral sarees online HERE!)

Refreshing Floral Lehengas

Katrina Kaif's Style Diary Prove That She Is A Huge Fan OF Floral Outfits!Just like her amazing saree styles, Katrina chose two stunning pair of Lehengas – both exotic and refreshing! One of which was an amazing black Lehenga with colorful floral prints all over it by Sabyasachi. She wore a plain black blouse with a signature Sabyasachi lehenga with a thick border-belt around the waist. While the outfit itself is simple, she made it look so elegant with the right amount of accessories. While the other high-waist cream-colored floral lehenga was perfect for a summer wedding. She styled it with statement earrings and looked refreshing!

Summer Vibes

Katrina Kaif's Style Diary Prove That She Is A Huge Fan OF Floral Outfits!There is nothing that screams refreshing and summer vibes like a floral printed maxi or dress. Katrina Kaif knows all the insights of styling and slaying in a floral dress and wore it multiple times! From a fresh yellow to multi-colored floral printed dresses and maxis, she wears them like no one else. (Shop floral dresses HERE!)

Katrina Kaif’s off-shoulder floral maxi gown was one of the stunning pieces by Gauri & Nainika. With a pastel base and a scanty print of flowers on it, the gown was gorgeous! She styled it with just stud earrings and rounded up her look. If you want to try out her easy breezy summer vibe look, then you need a flowy maxi and some loose curls to finish the look!

Bloomy Tops

When it comes to experimenting with the floral prints, Katrina opted for amazing tops. With prints in different patterns and colors, she knew just the right way to style it. Be it with skirt or jeans, Katrina wore floral prints from different hues and created some fun stylish looks. She recently wore a blue floral top with sequence shimmery pants and looked chic and edgy!

These were some of Katrina Kaif’s floral outfits that were stunning! Be it a refreshing breezy maxi dress or pastel floral sarees, Katrina’s wardrobe is certainly inspiring. In fact, take a leaf out of her style diary and flaunt the look like you own it!