Dwelling in a world over-exposed by blazing neon lights and populated by paparazzi, celebrities have to dress up immaculately, putting their best foot forward all the time. From the clothes they pick to the shoes they select, everything falls under rigorous scrutiny, either bringing applaud for their taste or criticism for their faux pas. May it be their reel presence of red carpet appearances, celebrities have always been the trend-setters, influencing the fashion choices of masses. From Rekha’s golden Kanjivaram to Deepika Padukone’sChandbalis, the vigour, charm and subtle nuances of celebrity dressing have wooed millions of hearts, winning a place among cult classics of fashion.
Since brands have become more accessible and news of international couture is at our fingertips, the modern crowd has become far more fashion conscious than their previous generations. To keep up with an informed audience, celebrities have to give more thought to their attire for standing apart from the crowd and retaining their iconic status. Like every year, on 2017 too some celebrities have outshone the rest with their strong acumen for dressing up and incredible panache. You will find the 15 best-dressed celebs of the tinsel town among them listed in the following.
1. Aishwarya Rai Romances the Fairytale Ballroom Gown
Known for making headlines with her spectacular dresses and styling at Cannes every year, Aishwarya Rai had set the red carpet on fire on the third day of the most revered film festival of the world this year. She had chosen a powder blue ball gown designed by the Filipino fashion designer named Michael Cinco who is based in Dubai. Inspired by the fairytale ballroom gown worn by Cinderella, this off-shoulder gown has a daring plunging neckline suited to Rai’s curvy frame and matured elegance. An appropriate poker straight, middle-parted hairstyle beautifully graced and enhanced the enigma of her ensemble. To glide like a queen in the sweeping floor gown, Aishwarya had picked a pair of heels from Salvatore Ferragamo. She kept her eye makeup minimal, emphasizing her full lips with the dark, mysterious hue of L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Brown Sucre instead. Statement rings and absence of other adornments accentuated her regal aura.
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2. Deepika Padukone Looks Smoking Hot in a Sheer Wine Gown
The leading lady of Bollywood represented her film clan with gusto at the 70th Annual Cannes film Festival by carefully selecting her ensembles. Though Deepika looked breathtaking on all her outings at Cannes this year, the most talked about look of hers is the one in which she clads herself in a sheer wine gown. The one-shoulder Marchesa gown clinged to her well-pronounced curves charmingly, giving subtle exposure to her endless legs. Sequined at all the right places, this lovely gown was paired with gleaming jewelries from DGrisogono and shoes from Jimmy Choo. The flowing cascade of beach wavy hair justified her outfit as well as balanced her lean frame, making her look nothing less than a diva in her full glory. Long danglers and huge finger rings perfectly accented her appealing appearance. A subtle touch of blush-on, wine lipstick, and sophisticated smoky eyes increased the allure she possesses and flaunts so naturally.
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3. Anushka Sharma Exudes Timelessness in One-Shoulder Silver Gown
Owner of a svelte frame, Anushka Sharma has always been careful in picking her ensemble, sticking to basics and classics with stunning results. The recipient of the Vogue and BMW Game Changer of the Year award wore a sleek one-shoulder silver gown designed by well-known Indian designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock. The fully embellished, floor-length gown with a mini trail also has fringe details at the bottom, endowing it with a classic retro appeal. Yet, the curve-hugging silhouette and a relaxed corset like upper half make her look like a Greek goddess. Anushka has smartly kept accessories to a minimum, adorning her earlobes with studs and decking her long finger with ring. For makeup she has opted for a naturalistic look as well, focusing on a darker eye makeup in stark contrast to the pale nude lips. Her silky straight hair has been tied back in a casual ponytail with two strands left out on each side.
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4. Priyanka Chopra Raises the Red Carpet Temperature in Feathered Dress
Just like quality wine, Priyanka Chopra is getting better at the fashion game with time. A stunning example of this is her look for the 69th Emmy Awards this year. Known for her many bold and beautiful avatars, Priyanka selected a dress that covered her almost fully yet managed to look straight out of a storybook full of sorcerers and queens. Despite the unrevealing silhouette, the diva caught attention of all the shutterbugs, looking magnificently chic. The white dress with a closed neck has a figure-hugging fit plus a tapering feathered hemline that ends in a trail giving it the dash of oomph Priyanka is known for. The dress has dazzling skillful sequin work and stonework on the neckline. Priyanka has matched the brilliance of her sizzling outfit with chunky stone earrings. Her hair was neatly back brushed and tied into a high ponytail for keeping the look clutter-free. Dark nail paint and Plum lipstick contrasted the shimmery white dress successfully.
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5. Preity Zinta Looks Fresh like a Blossom in Yellow One-Shouldered Gown
Preity Zinta, the bubbly actress with dimpled smile worth million bucks, looked ravishing on the red carpet of 62nd Filmfare Awards 2017. Unlike the blacks and silvers, she chose a flamboyant yellow one-shouldered gown with a frilly and quirky silhouette. Designed by VidhiWadhwani, this gown gets full marks on sophisticated edginess, framing Preity’s curves beautifully. The fishtail hemmed gown did not overpower the petite structure of the actress, and that’s where the strength of its design lies. Like always the actor decided to let her hair lose. The lovely soft waves of her hair add a demure elegance to Preity’s look. For jewellery, Preity chose a long chandelier earring and a statement ring on the ring finger of her left hand. Pinkish nude lips and eye-liner combined with touch of peach blush-on kept her looking dewy fresh and young throughout the event and many rounds of photo shoots.
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6. Sonam Kapoor Slays in an Emerald Gown
From airport chic to Cannes classic, Sonam Kapoor has been keeping her fans on their toes with her fresh and ravishing fashion choices throughout the year. Her recent appearance at the Vogue Women of the Year Award 2017 is one of the best put together looks fandom has watched her in. The Vogue and IWC Fashion Icon of the Year awardee wore an emerald ensemble in bewildering cut and design. Created by Fouad Sarkis Couture, the gown is voluminous at the lower half yet clings to Sonam’s narrow, shapely waist gracefully. It has pleats on the right hand side giving the otherwise simple dress its princess like splendor. The most attractive and quirky part of this gown is its voluminous cape style sleeves covering her hands yet revealing the shoulders. Sonam’s short shoulder length hairstyle with mild waves captivated the onlookers. She picked Rei and Argentum Jewels to adorn her finger and ears with perfection. Pointed sequined heels, bold red lips and simple eye makeup made her look like a young royalty.
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7. Kangana Ranaut Nails the Urban Chic Look in a Colour Block Dress
Known as an impeccable dresser, KanganaRanaut sports a wide variety of looks from different designer lines for her public appearances. Recently she had donned a Bibhu Mohapatra mid length Dress in colour block style at a promotional event for her movie Simran. The full sleeved, wide at wrist dress has a vibrant orange lower half and steel grey upper half. What makes it more conspicuous is the black right arm contrasting both the steel grey calmness and orange flamboyance. Kangana opted for a simple bun at back hairdo for this, creating a no-nonsense urban chic look that anyone can follow. The pointed Burberry black pumps were the absolutely elegant companion for the round necked midi dress. Onlookers also couldn’t miss her black nail paint and the barely there pink nude lip gloss. Kangana kept her makeup natural, carrying the western pencil cut silhouette with élan.
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8. Harshvardhan Kapoor Emerges as a Star by combining Casual with Formals
Like the star father, Harshvardhan Kapoor too knows how to wow the crowds with his on the point fashion sense. The son of Anil Kapoor, who debuted with Mirzayan last year, is still to do something remarkable on the silver screen yet he has already gained the attention of female brigade through his stand out dressing style. For the GQ Awards 2017, he mixed well picked out casuals with formals to astonishing effects. He paired a pin-striped suit with grey casual full sleeved tee shirt inside. The dots on his grey tee matched the colour of the casual suit to give his look a coordinated appearance. What made his attire all the more quirky and inimitable is the white sneakers he chose. The pink silk pocket square was surely the icing on the cake helping this fashion-forward rock the metrosexual look. The Kapoor lad’s bearded look and windswept hairstyle enhanced his masculine face lending it a classy symmetry.
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9. Ranveer Singh Masters Quirky Elegance in a Suit
When it comes to surprising his fans with fashion experiments it can safely be said that Ranveer Singh tops the list of celebs with flying colours. The talented actor never fizzles in putting on the most out of the box ensembles and combining western elements with eastern elegance. At the GQ Awards 2017, Singh wore a much simpler suit but his attitude and carriage charged with appeal only he can exude. He paired the black and grey striped suit with a floral printed steel and grey silk shirt, infusing a retro element to his outfit A quirky ribbon bow and huge shirt collar gave his charming look its edgy brilliance. The chirpy actor wore a round shaped black sunglass to keep his eyes covered indoors. However, with his amazing carriage and attitude nothing looked out of place at all. He carried his favourite speaker that looks exactly like the iconic Marshal radio. Long straight hair and a clean-shaven look upped his oomph some more.
10. Kareena Kapoor Khan Reinvents LBD with One Sleeve Dress
KareenaKapoor Khan has always been loved by the media for her choice of clothes. No matter whether it is a man suit or saree, Kareena carries each ensemble with equal poise and sizzle. Her this year’s best look has to be the recent one from IshaAmbani’s plush bash. Kareena wore a Ashish N Soni creation, reminding us of her diva status. Her dress was inspired by the sleek yet masculine lines of tuxedo blazers. The one-shouldered midi black dress with revealing thigh-high slit ticked off a number of hot fashion trends. She emphasized the beauty of the dress by adorning it with an eye-widening, gorgeous brooch designed by Farah Khan Ali. Too increase the scorching quotient some more she paired her black dress with shimmery pumps in contrasting shade from Louboutin and a Jimmy Choo black glittery clutch. Side parted poker straight hair, dark smoky eyes and nude lips gave her look an enchanting finesse.
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11. Shilpa Shetty Bewitches in a Red Hot Fusion Saree
Very few female stars of today have the perfect ten figure with killer curves that Shilpa Shetty flaunts. Even at 42 the star looks as sensual and awe-inspiring in both western and ethnic outfits as at the pink of youth. The one ensemble Shilpa has bewitched us in time and again is the saree. This time around she chose to wear a fusion sari designed by Roshni Chopra at the Super Dancer program. The dhoti saree was paired with a sleek red closed neck blouse. She also picked a lovely necklace, cuff and mirror ring from Silver House and Minerali. Wavy locks and nude strappy pair of heels made her look festive perfect as the show she wore it too was aired during Diwali festivities.
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12. Malaika Aurora Looks Resplendent in a Silk Saree
Malaika Aurora, famed for her massively popular dance numbers like “Chaiya, Chaiya” and “MunniBadnamHui”, pleasantly surprised fans by turning out in a traditional saree this Diwali. She wore the Padma Grey Varanasi Silk Saree from Raw Mango for attending the Diwali party organized by Arpita Khan. The understated silver saree with thick matte golden border completely changed the ravishing Malaika into an epitome of classic elegance. She paired the gorgeous saree with an equally sophisticated Afroz silver tissue blouse with round neckline from the same brand. Celebrity stylist ManekaHarisinghani made her look picture perfect and worth remembering. Malaika adorned herself in bangles, earrings and silver necklace from Anmol Jewellers. A darker shade of red on her lips, a traditional bun and well kohled eye makeup made her look like a divine beauty.
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13. Navya Naveli Nanda Stuns Gazers in a White Lehenga Choli
The granddaughter of Amitabh Bachchan has grown up to be an astoundingly beautiful lady with delicate yet strong facial features. Navya Naveli Nanda is also a person with exquisite taste which is evident by her choice of dress for Diwali. She wore a white lehenga choli to the Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla Diwali bash designed by the designer duo themselves. Both the lehenga and choli has a network of floral motif and sequin work. The transparent choli has a corset inner for giving her slim frame a more attractive appearance. Navya has taken the embroidered dupatta in a traditional style, leaving a lot to imagination. The delicate stone chandelier adorning her ears match the ensemble aptly. Dark eye makeup verging on the Goth chic and pale nude lips with pink tint completes her Diwali festive look.
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14. Karan Johar Carries Himself with Regal Grace in a Suit
The storyteller, director and anchor of magnificent potential, Karan Johar is known for his sharp wit, outspokenness and quirky dressing sense. This year for the 2 Point 0 Musical Launch event he had worn a black suit but with eye-catching quirky details. He paired the simple yet well-cut suit with a white shirt from Burberry but pinned his white tie differently in an out of the box fashion with a Gucci designer pin. A red rose worn as boutonniere completed his charming look. The completely contrasting pair of shoes from Louboutin World in tweed print style made his otherwise simple attire a memorable one to take cues from.
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15. Neeta Ambani Oozes Elegance in Tunic and Lahenga Ensemble
Neeta Ambani made heads turn at the opening ceremony of MAMI Film Festival in a gorgeous ensemble designed by Abu Jain and Sandeep Khosla. Her charming yet powerful personality got enhanced by the off shoulder tunic kameez designed in ‘Mehjabeen’ shift style. She paired it with an embellished lehenga from the Taare Collection of the designer duo. Diamond and emerald chandelier in spiral design and finger rings added the required gleam to her shimmery ensemble. She kept her straight hair open and highlighted her eyes, opting to keep her lip makeup neutral with a peach brown lipstick.
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