Think of ace designer Manish Malhotra and all that comes to your mind is some larger-than-life, ultra-glam outfits. Through the years, the couturier's work has redefined fashion for us.
Last year, Manish Malhotra completed 30 years in Bollywood as a costume designer. Even today, he continues to give us inspiration. Not just on-screen, Manish Malhotra is the go-to designer of so many our favourite divas, be it Kareena Kapoor Khan or Sara Ali Khan.
The way he has made our favourite actresses look all these years, we have all somewhere wished to carry similar outfits. If you have a wedding to attend anytime soon or just hunting for some lehenga inspiration then here are our favourite 5 picks designed by Manish Malhotra.
Kareena Kapoor's Pastel Blue Chikankari Lehenga
For Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's wedding celebrations, Kareena Kapoor picked a pastel blue lehenga by Manish Malhotra. Her choli had mirror work and intricate embroidery. Her lehenga too had chikankari and mirror work. It was paired with a sheer dupatta which Bebo carried around her shoulders.
Pastels are the biggest trend of the season and they are here to stay. If you are someone who loves pastels then a lehenga like this one can be a great pick for an Indian wedding ceremony.
Kareena Kapoor Khan's look was teamed with an ivory and blue statement choker. A white potli bag was Bebo's other choice of accessory with the outfit.
Kiara Advani's Silver Lehenga Saree
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On various occasions, Kiara Advani has opted for a lehenga by her go-to designer Manish Malhotra. Among all of them, this one clearly stands out, all thanks to its not-so-basic blouse and a pre-stitched skirt which gave the outfit the look of a saree.
Kiara Advani's silver-grey lehenga saree was teamed with a heavy embellished, crystal-studded blouse. It was paired with a semi-sheer pre-stitched skirt. The outfit was completed with an attached dupatta. Kiara Advani's look was rounded off with a pair of diamond and ruby-encrusted earrings.
If you wish to take the ultra-glam route just like Kiara Advani then an outfit like this one is just for you.
Janhvi Kapoor Mirror Work Fuschia Lehenga
Janhvi Kapoor opted for a Manish Malhotra creation for Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's wedding celebrations. Her fuschia lehenga was embellished with mirror work, sequins, and embroidery. The heavily embellished lehenga came with a matching blouse in a sweetheart neck and dori back. The outfit was teamed with a plain fuschia pink dupatta which had thick silver borders.
The traditional pinks can never go out of fashion, especially when it comes to weddings.
Janhvi Kapoor's choice of accessories with the look was a matching pink potli bag and a pair of diamond drop earrings.
Katrina Kaif's Red And Nude Floral Lehenga
The colour red holds a special place when it comes to Indian weddings. When in doubt, red can be your colour and the best part is that you can never go wrong here. Katrina Kaif attended Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding reception in a red and nude creation by Manish Malhotra. The hero of her lehenga was the blouse which had big red blooms over a nude base. It was teamed with a nude coloured lehenga skirt that had big red floral embellishments.
Katrina's red and nude lehenga can work well for women who like to experiment and don't mind going a little extra. Katrina Kaif's look was rounded off with a statement diamond and ruby choker.
Sara Ali Khan's Classic White Lehenga
Back then, debutant Sara Ali Khan was spotted at the Lokmat Awards ceremony in Mumbai dressed in this white Manish Malhotra lehenga. Sara Ali Khan's lehenga had detailed thread work and mirror work in beautiful pink and blue pastels. It was paired with a sheer white dupatta with matching threadwork and mirror work. A statement diamond bangle was Sara's only choice of accessory with the look.
Whites are taking over the wedding closets for the longest time now. If you are looking for a white lehenga then a creation like this one can be a good pick.