Bollywood inspired fashion looks for 2016

Bollywood has is what we all look up to for fashion trends. The Manish Malhotra lehenga that Kareena Kapoor wears or the Sabyasachi dress that Deepika adorns is what everyone else also wants to wear. Bollywood has been the biggest trendsetter and today we bring you the biggest Bollywood trends for 2016.

  • Bold red lips

Bollywood Fashion

One of the biggest trend of 2016 is red lips. All celebrities are happily taking this trend to red carpets and we love it. Simple and elegant dresses with bold red lips is what celebrities are wearing for the fashion events.

  • The cape trend

Bollywood Fashion

One trend that has been a big hit is the capes. The celebrities are making a style statement with this trend everywhere. Be it the cape over saree or cape suits or cape jackets. Bollywood has loved the cape trend and we give this trend a thumbs up too. 

  • Pretty pastels

Bollywood Fashion

Pastel colors are in this season. With Marsala being the color for last season, we saw Marsala on everything. From Marsala lips to Marsala dresses but this season is all about pastels and nudes.

  • Boot cut jeans

Bollywood Fashion

Skinny jeans are all out now because the boot cut jeans are back in fashion. Get your 80’s look with boot cut jeans. Our Bollywood celebrities are happily taking this trend forward and are spotted in funky boot cut jeans on airports and shopping trips.

  • Fringes

Bollywood Fashion

If you have been thinking of what haircut to go for off lately, it is the fringe trend that is back in vogue. Fringes are what all celebrities preferring these days. Fringe trend is the biggest hit for the season.

  • Face baking

Bollywood Fashion

With contouring and highlighting being the biggest trends for 2015, 2016 is all about baking. So if you are thinking of pots and pans full of foundation, you need to understand baking is a technique of makeup and our Bollywood industry loves it. 

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LEGACY MIZWAN-2015

Mizwan Welfare Society was established by well-known poet and social activist late Kaifi Azmi in 1993 to empower the Rural Women. After his demise in 2002, Veteran Actress Shabana Azmi and her god child Namrata Goyal carried forward the legacy. In 2012, Fashion designer Manish Malhotra supported the cause by adopting the chikankari centres which created employment opportunities for women.

The Mizwan Fashion show was held on Saturday 4th April, 2015 in Mumbai.  The show saw the legendary Bollywood celebs coming together to support the noble cause. They walked the ramp with their children presenting Ace designer Manish Malhotra’s designs. He gave the traditional chikankari a modern avatar by using floral designs and applique work on crop tops, jackets, saris for women and bandhgalas and sherwanis for men. Here are the best moments of the show:

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan alongwith daughter Shweta Nanda walk the ramp during fashion show 2015

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan alongwith daughter Shweta Nanda on the ramp during Mizwan Fashion show 2015

Anil Kapoor with his daughter Sonam Kapoor

Anil Kapoor with his daughter Sonam Kapoor

Jaya Bachchan with her son Abhishek Bachchan

Jaya Bachchan with her son Abhishek Bachchan

Shatrughan Sinha with her daughter Sonakshi Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha with her daughter Sonakshi Sinha

Javed Akhtar with his son Farhan Akhtar

Javed Akhtar with his son Farhan Akhtar

Watch the highlights:

Lakme Fashion Week – Winter/ Festive 2014

Lakme Fashion Week – Winter/ Festive, which is one of the biggest and most celebrated fashion week of the country was held in Palladium Hotel, Mumbai from 20th – 24th August, 2014. Around 86 designers including the likes of Manish Malhotra, Shantanu & Nikhil, Anju Modi, Varun Bahl, Vikram Phadnis, Anita Dongre, Pratima, Rocy S, Masaba Gupta Arjun Khanna and few designers from Pakistan participated in the Fashion Week.

Here is the glimpse of the Lakme Winter Fashion Week:

Day 1 Highlights

Masaba Gupta opened the show with her adventurous collection “WANDERESS” – dedicated to free spirited women. The collection was inspired by Saskia, a character in French novelist Roman Payne’s book “The Wanderess”. She presented bold floral and geometric printed blouses/tops balanced with plain Saris and skirts with golden and silver borders, cut out gowns with dupattas, full on printed flared pants and jackets. Actress Shilpa Shetty – the show stopper – wore a black full print cutout gown with plain dupatta over her shoulder.

Masaba Gupta, Lakme Fashion Week , winter festive2014

Amit Agarwal’s awesome collection had figure hugging dresses with peplum, beaded patterns,crisscross designs in metallic hues. Veils, earflaps, hair pieces added a touch of drama to the entire collection.

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Gorgeous Sushmita Sen, Miss Universe 1994, sashayed the ramp as a show stopper in a stripped fitted nude and black gown.

Anju Modi showcased her bridal collection “Manikarnika” inspired by the paintings of Ajanta and Ellora caves and the Khajuraho sculptures. Jacqueline Fernandez turned show stopper for the designer.She looked majestic in maroon lehenga with intricate golden work, embroidered choli and off white chunni with maroon and golden border.

Jacqueline Fernandez, lakme fashion week winter week 2014

Highlights of Day 2

Second day of the fashion week was mostly dedicated to traditional Indian hand-looms and textiles. Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar inaugurated the second day.

Designer Sashikant Naidu presented saris in silk, khadi and crepe fabrics with traditional Kalamkari work of Andhra Pradesh.

Sashikant Naidu , Lakme fashion week winter 2014

Actress Shriya Saran looked stunning as showstopper in a floral (Kalamkari work) crepe sari  with a lightly embellished green blouse.

Anavila Mishra showcased her collection “Mohenjo-Daro” that has Saris in hand –woven textiles such as linen, silk, cotton with shirt styled blouses and short kurtis. The use of Ikat which is a traditional dyeing technique and Ajrakh printing of Kutch was quite prominent in her collection.

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Actress Konkona Sen Sharma walked the ramp as a showstopper for the designer in a metallic yellow sari draped in dhoti style.

Designer Krishna Mehta, presented handlooms of Banaras, Maheshwar, Bhagalpur and Manipur. Her versatile collection had everything from angarakha style gowns, tunics, sheer covers, maxi dresses to saris with tie & dye and heavy embroidery. The men’s wear collection had variety of sherwanis, printed shirts and Jodhpuri jackets with wide pyjamas.

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Pratima Pandey’s collection -“Prama”

pratima pandey, lakme fashion week winter 2014

Day 3

Anushree Reddy’s show “Portobello The Indian Chapter” was inspired by Portobello Road, which is world’s largest antique market in UK. Her collection had vintage floral and newspaper prints.

Nargis fakhri, lakme fashion week winter 2014

Nargis Fakhri walked the ramp as a show stopper in a rose printed light pink lehenga with golden zari work on the belt and border with sea green tulle duppatta and choli.

Purvi Doshi presented her fascinating collection “Renaissance”

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Sonal Chouhan in Purvi Doshi’s ensemblem

Gaurang Shah’s bright and colorful collection had saris, lehengas, kurta pajamas in Kanchipuram, Matka silk and Khadi with traditional zardosi and badla embroidery and motifs such as elephant, tiger, peacock and rudraksh.

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Actress Taapsee Pannu walked the ramp in a yellow ghagara with a gold-and orange border with full sleeved orange blouse and dupatta draped as a sari pallu.

Varun Behl too joined the list of designers exhibiting their collection this fashion week after a period of about 10 years. Actress Priyanka Chopra walked the ramp for him wearing a black crop top paired with wide legged trousers of the same color. The combination was brightened up by the silver jacket that she wore over her attire accompanied with a stoned neck- piece.

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Anita Dongre has been popular for experimenting with combining western wear with Indian attire. She displayed her collection “India Modern’. Watch the video:

Day4                             

Mrinalini Chandra presented her unique jewelry collection inspired by great Indian Classic novel “Shakuntala” by Kalidas. Saris were created by Nikhil Thampi to complement the awesome jewelry designs.

mrinalini chandra, lakme fashion week winter, 2014

Manish Malhotra closed the Lakme Fashion week with Kareena Kapoor as his show stopper.  His designs were a combination of modern- traditional blend for the modern day women. It was a cherry on the cake to end the show on such glamorous note.

kareena kapoor lakme fashion week  winter 2014Ravishing Kareena Kapoor in front-open kurta with deep back accompanied with a tulle cape. Watch the video:

Lakme Fashion Week-Summer Resort

LAKME FASHION WEEK SUMMER RESORT 2014

Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) is a premier fashion event in India. This show takes place twice every year, Summer-Resort in February and Winter-Festive in August. This year’s Summer-Resort show opened on 12th March, in Mumbai. It was a great success. Around 98 fashion designers showcased their collections.  The grand finale took place on 16th March.

Following are the highlights of the LFW 2014:

Ileana D’cruz looking ravishing in Anushree Reddy’s golden collection at Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2014

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Fashionista Kareena Kapoor Khan in Rajesh Pratap’s collection at the Lakme Fashion week grand finale.

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Actress Karisma Kapoor looking gorgeous in a pastel colored lehnga by Arpita Mehta.

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Nargis Fakhri  walking the ramp for  Designer Shehlaa at LFW

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Malaika Arora Khan showcases a creation by designer Anju Modi at LFW 2014

Malaika Arora Khan

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez in red and gold anarkali dress. She was the show stopper for designer Tarun Tahiliani

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Model walking the ramp in Tarun Tahiliani’s fabulous creation.

Tarun Tahiliani 2014

Lisa Haydon in Jade’s creation.

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Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra showcases a design by Neeta Lulla 

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Manish Malhotra’s summer Collection At Lakme Fashion Week 2014

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Sonakshi Sinha, show stopper for Manish Malhotra’s show

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