Bandhani or bandhej, a tie and dye textile holds a special place when it comes to traditional wear. Especially when it comes to weddings, we are all much inclined towards this one.
Wedding season is here and if you are still trying to figure out the kind of ethnic outfits which would fit in your closet this season, turn to bandhani.
From sarees to lehengas, you will find an array of traditional wear clothing options. If you are looking for some inspiration, here are our 5 favourite bandhani picks donned by Bollywood divas in the past.
Alia Bhatt's Blue Bandhani Lehenga
For Diwali 2021, Alia Bhatt was snapped in this festive bandhani lehenga set by Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The lehenga was teamed with a tie-around blouse which had a plunging neckline. Her look was colour blocked with a pair of traditional orange jhumkis from Sabyasachi jewellery and they made her look stand out.
If you wish to dress to impress at your best friend's wedding this season, opt for a minimal yet statement making lehenga like this one.
Kareena Kapoor's Bandhej Suit
For an intimate Diwali party with her friends and family this Diwali, Kareena Kapoor Khan wore a fuschia pink A line bandhej suit. Her suit had thick golden embroidery and sequin work on the neckline. The matching dupatta too had a thick gold border.
If sarees and lehengas is not your thing, invest in a bandhani suit. It is an evergreen festive pick and will work well for most wedding functions including the wedding party.
Deepika Padukone's Three Piece Kaftan Set
For a promotional event, Deepika Padukone wore a three piece set by Sabyasachi Mukherjee. A bright pink bandhani set - A-line kurta, palazzos and a kaftan style jacket. A signature belt from the designer cinched her kurta at the waist.
With this outfit, Deepika Padukone wore silver earrings with multicoloured stones and matching bangles and kadas. If you have a calling for all things boho, carry a set like this one to yoru sister's destination wedding or pre-wedding event.
Shilpa Shetty's Bandhani Skirt And Crop Top
If you want to go sans a dupatta, opt for a crop top and lehenga set like Shilpa Shetty Kundra. Shilpa Shetty's mustard yellow bandhani top was paired with a flared skirt. The crop top had a French knot in the center and voluminous balloon sleeves.
Shilpa Shetty's look was accessorised with Cresent balis and matching crescent ring made of uncut diamonds, rubies and emeralds. A fun outfit like this one can be carried to a friend's mehendi or haldi function.
Janhvi Kapoor's Green Bandhani Saree
Janhvi Kapoor's green bandhani saree with orante border is for women who are more inclined towards all things vintage. Her ombre saree by Manish Malhotra was paired with a dark green velvet sleeveless blouse.
For jewellery, she wore a statement choker and traditional ring. If you have a wedding to attend anytime soon, begin hunting for a saree like this one. You might find a similar one in your mom's closet.
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