The clothes we pick can reveal a lot about our personalities. The silhouettes, shades and styles are often indicative of how invested or carefree we are with all things timeless or trending. Fans of Kiara Advani will pinpoint that the actor’s style is unapologetic and by no means unobtrusive, ever since she burst into the Bollywood scene in 2014. For evidence, look no further than her traditional wear wardrobe. Brimming with a myriad options, from kurtas to saris, her stash is replete with a roster of conversation-starter pieces. But lehengas are clearly her weak point, and you can always trust Advani to keep it interesting with her looks. While she often charts the pastel path, she doesn’t mind dipping her toe into some OTT metallic creations.
Up ahead, we have culled out some of the most striking lehengas spotted on her for you to build your own collection.Pastel lehengas in Kiara Advani’s closet
Kiara Advani is seemingly inspired by soothing pastels, and frequently steps out in lehengas that are equal parts modern and feminine. Take for instance, the cropped Papa Don’t Preach lehenga she chose for Isha Ambani’s pre-wedding celebrations in December 2018. Her striking look comprised a lilac ankle-length skirt that was decorated with the designer’s signature 3D work, and paired with a strappy sequinned blouse along with a matching silver belt purse. Then, there was her blush Manish Malhotra creation worn for the entrepreneur’s main wedding ceremony two days later. The pink blouse came attached with a shaded dupatta, giving her top the appearance of an off-shoulder silhouette. Her lehenga skirt stood out for its intricate embellishment (think 3D appliqués and floral motifs crafted using Swarovski crystals).
For Isha’s twin brother, Akash Ambani’s big day, Advani showed us how to stand out in old-rose colour with a lehenga enhanced with delicate Kashmiri embroidery and sequin work. She punctuated her attire with emerald jewellery—the easiest and most effective way to inject some colour. Just in February this year, she served up several pastel looks including a heavily embellished Manish Malhotra ensemble consisting of a full-sleeved blouse and a lehenga skirt, both doused in silver and pink embroidery for a destination wedding in February 2020. At Armaan Jain And Anissa Malhotra’s sangeet ceremony, Kiara Advani wore a baby pink jacket + skirt set by Arpita Mehta—a winning choice for wedding guests who don't prefer short cholis. The sleeveless kurta featured a plunging neckline and was accentuated with multi-coloured hand embroidery and mirror work. For the couple’s reception, she opted for a pastel pink and blue lehenga that came with a voluminous skirt and a sleeveless blouse showcasing intricate peach embroidery and a cut-out neckline that added a sultry twist to the ensemble. Ditching earrings, she rounded off the outfit with nothing except a multi-layered necklace.Black and white lehengas in Kiara Advani’s closet
On the opposite end of the spectrum lies Kiara Advani’s love for quirky, achromatic lehengas. A look that stood out for its play on colours was her black lehenga by Anamika Khanna worn during the promotional rounds of Kabir Singh. Devoid of heavy embroidery or embellishment, the fuss-free mehandi-ready ensemble featured a diaphanous skirt, a blouse and a feather-light dupatta. Injecting pops of acid hues to the look was the piping in highlighter hues on Advani’s separates. In contrast was her OTT black corset and skirt look by Manish Malhotra, which is a sangeet-worthy look for brides who love drama. The night when Advani won an award for her performance in Bharat Ane Nenu, she picked a white Jade by Monica and Karishma piece that was teamed with a ruffled organza blouse. During the success party of the Telugu film, she gave a lesson in wearing a white shirt with lehenga skirts with her Shriya Som separates.Metallic lehengas in Kiara Advani's stash
Whether Kiara Advani is attending a high-profile wedding reception or shaking her leg at a friend’s sangeet, another big hit is her wardrobe is metallic lehengas. The 27-year-old turned to an eye-catching gold number by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla in July 2018. A destination wedding in Jaipur earlier this year had her opting for a silvery-grey Faraz Manan piece with a waistcoat-style blouse, a skirt and tulle dupatta, all featuring scalloped edges and dripping in intricate embellishments. For a friend’s sangeet celebration, Advani turned to another stop-and-stare creation—a Manish Malhotra lehenga that was enhanced with wine and silver metal embroidery.Scroll through to check out our gallery of the bookmark-worthy lehengas in Kiara Advani's wardrobeAlso read:
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