Pinkvilla Style Icons: Shree 420 to Aisha; Bollywood movies’ fabulous style statements through the decades
, 2022-05-13 09:15:16,
Old is gold for a good reason. Glamour is a term that stays hot on the horizon of fashion at all times so true that certain looks from the good days of the past have found a happy place in our minds. You know you’re a cinema buff when fashion too has an influence that leaves behind a memorable look to a length that it’s potency to emulate or keep it as your favourite stays unabated.
As we can’t keep calm and count down to our much-awaited Pinkvilla Style Icons Awards 2022, let’s take a look at Bollywood stars’ styles through the decades. After all, these looks are irreplaceable inspiration-wise and each has a story that belonged to the fashion record books. Trends were given rise to and amped up along the way, it only kept getting bolder, chicer and a whole lotta sassier.
The minute a nuptial invite arrives, your vote straight up goes to sarees. The queen Nargis Dutt in Shree 420 loved these and what about her classic shirt and trousers? She was truly iconic just like heroes like Dilip Kumar who loved berets caps and Dev Anand who knew A-Z of how to style scarves.
Hey Anarkali girl, where did your obsession get its seeds from? Madhubala in Mughal-e-Azam knew that it would make for a desi hit even today. It’s summer and it’s only fair to think of the swimsuit life, enter: Sharmila Tagore in a blue monokini for An Evening in Paris movie and there was more to her fashion taste. Her pleated sarees in Aradhana looked their best as she wore these regal ones with tight-fitted blouses. Waheeda Rahman’s silk to pastel sarees were all the rage then and a little too much now. What do you do when life gives you oranges? You wear it as a saree and that’s exactly what the Mumtaz chose to do in the Brahmachari movie.
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