“Shine the brightest like these diamond-like stars on Instagram.”
This week, Instagram transformed into a playground for no-holds-barred glitz, drawing celebrities from the fashion industry who are often only seen at runway events, such Ananya Pandey and Athiya Shetty. The internet is bombarded with these eccentric sparkles of shimmering attires of Bollywood celebrities with a bang. With Indian Couture Week, kicking in last week with a boom, designers have now found our favourite celebrities as the ideal muses in order to display and bring their collection to life. Aditi Rao Hydari's royal attire or Kiara Advani's Barbie-inspired two-piece attire gleamed brightly.
Beyond the ramps, Deepika Padukone, Ankush Bahuguna and Chayan Chopra were among the few who marked the attendance for the couture show. The pictures of the event are on display and have been swirling all around millions of Instagram scribers.
While designers amp up their shimmer-and-shine-games check these stars who are bringing fashion to life on the internet.
Kiara Advani, channeled her inner desi Barbie while she walked on the ramp for an ace designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock. This designer duo solemnizes their collections with Indian influences. The actress was seen wearing a shimmering pink slit skirt paired with a matching blouse which had a plunging neckline.
Ishaan Khattar made a dapper appearance in an embellished power suit, wearing Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna's tailored black blazer and matching black satin pants. The blazer was adorned with intricate shimmering embroidery with notch lapel collars.
Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty stole the limelight as she walked as a showstopper for the renowned fashion designer Anamika Khanna. Her breathtaking appearance on the ramp at the India Couture Week 2023 captivated the awe-inspiring audience with her style. She donned a stunning embroidered cream dress, paired with an exquisite jewellery and stylish heels.
Janhvi Kapoor, the most celebrated actress amongst the youth stuns in an exquisite midnight blue lehenga. She culminated Gaurav Gupta's collection and lived to the title of a showstopper. She graced herself with a blue lehenga set featuring a strappy bralette top and a beautifully flowing drape. The stunning representation blended traditional elements and contemporary fashion embodying the designer's vision.
The iconic Kapoor clan heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor stuns in fusion lungi pants for designer, Kunal Rawal at ICW 2023. Ranbir Kapoor donned a deep blue contemporary bandhgala jacket and paired them with lungi pants. He served Punjabi Munda vibes as he confers to Kunal's "Dhup Chao" collection.
Ananya Pandey stole the spotlight as a showstopper whilst radiating grace and sophistication for designer Rimzim Dadu at ICW 2023, who paid homage to the collection by capturing the infinite variety of ocean tides. Her look comprises a golden slit skirt featuring 3D leaf detailing and a blouse with mesh and lace.
Bhumi Pednekar outclassed the Indian Couture's limelight as a showstopper for Varun Bahl in a mesmerizing golden outfit. She walks the ramp full of grace and style like goddess in gold right out of heaven. Her outfit consists of a golden bralette with thin stripes, with scoop neckline, adorned with intricate hand embroidery, sequin work and floral detailing. She wore it with a body-con skirt with a 3-D flower pattern over the belly and a thigh-high side slit. The exquisite flower pattern on the skirt was decorated with delicate gold details, showcasing the richness of artisan craftsmanship.
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