Is the monsoon giving you mixed feelings? Do you constantly worry about getting wet in the downpour and stashing away the fashionable garbs? Stop fretting. Banish your monsoon woes by slipping into the trendiest quick-dry outfits and colourful accessories. Turn to our Tinseltown divas for some quick style inspo for monsoon fashion – from casual day outing, brunch with friends and formal evening out. And yes, let the brightest umbrella and quirky rain boots brighten up your day.
Here’s looking at the B-town divas who are stepping out in style in rains.
We are crushing on the sunny colours our B-town divas are stepping into – from cheerful pinks to sunny yellows to cool blues. The endearing Shraddha Kapoor always gives us fashion goals with her fresh dewy minimal makeup and chic style. We loved her one-shouldered loud pink satin pantsuit at the trailer launch of her film Haseena Parkar. With her mid-parted hairdo and shoulder-grazing colourful floral danglers, Shraddha looked at her cheerful best.
Get the look: For sultry days, pep up your look in vibrant colour dresses for lunch out with friends. Add a bit of sunshine to your style. Throw your hair up in top knot and accessorise with colourful long earrings.
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Pair falling drop earrings with bright colour outfits for a dressy look.
They are dominating the runways this season. Vertical or horizontal, stripes are everywhere whether in classic pinstriped officewear or cool casual outfits. If worn right, it can accentuate your curves. The B-town beauties too are bitten by the stripe bug. Take a cue from Raabta actress Kriti Sanon who knows how to rock the stripe look. We loved her sporty airport style of a navy blue and white striped jumpsuit teamed with just a ring.
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Get the look: An off-shoulder striped top is an easy classic. Add a long statement neckpiece or a wrap choker. If you don’t want to crowd your look, go for a minimal ring.
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A stylish velvet choker neckpiece can be paired with a striped jumpsuit or a top.
Who said you cannot rock your monsoon look in denims? Strut around in style a la Ileana D Cruz who opted for ripped denim with a grey top teamed with a trench. Extra points for layering it with a choker and long silver jewelry.
Get the look: A snazzy long neckpiece will add to the subtleness of denim. Opt for layering with a choker. Some finger rings or delicate studs create a powerful statement.
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Opt for this Kalamkari parrots and pretty flower tasselled long neckpiece to match it with your denim and grey top.
Florals never go out of style. Delicate floral printed dresses are perfect for nocturnal parties and social outings too. Take a leaf out of Anushka Sharma’s fashion style book. She aced the floral look for Jab Harry Met Sejal’s promotions recently. Anushka looked chic in an asymmetrical hem and high-necked floral dress with delicate earrings and ring.
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Get the look: If the top has a busy floral print, go minimal with one pair of jewellery. Studs are your best bet. If you are sporting neckpieces, try a thin chain with a pendant along with a ring.
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For a classic look, opt for Falaknuma emerald queen perfectly cut drop earring.
Thinking of going traditional this monsoon? Opt for ethnic kurtas and dresses in breathable fabrics. Take style lesson from young fashionista Athiya Shetty who is all ladylike chic in her sartorial choices. For her film Mubarakan’s promotions on the Nach Baliye’s Grand Finale, Athiya rocked in a traditional pink and gold chevron print silk dress with a statement silver neckpiece.
Get the look: Take your ethnic style to the next level by opting for an ethnic printed dress or kurta. Team it with a long silver earring or a neckpiece.
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Make a powerful impression with this statement Firdaus tassels neckpiece which will go with your ethnic dress or kurta.
(Guest Post by Sushmita Biswas
Author Bio: Sushmita Biswas is an independent journalist and loves meeting new people and doing creative things. She is someone who likes to see the funny side of life and appreciate the people who make life worth living. She is a go-getter and a firm believer in the mantra: ‘Never say Never.’ When she is not decoding lifestyle trends, she keeps a tab on Bollywood and interviews well-known personalities.)