Rekha is a head turner. Everytime she steps out of her house in her signature look, we just can't take our eyes off her. To cherish her remarkable presence amongst us, we will be giving you simple steps to recreate her look.
Rekha is known to make a statement every single time with that traditional kanjeevaram saree, heavy jewellery and gajra buns. Be it a wedding or an awards night, a heavy kanjveeram saree is Rekha's favourite pick. Through the years we have seen her that way and we truly feel that her signature kanjeevaram sarees can never go out of fashion. More than half of the popularity Kanjeevram Sarees have gained through these years is because of Rekha. Rekha's signature kanjeevaram saree look is evergreen and no wonder why a lot of Bollywood divas take inspiration from her saree style these days! But honestly, no one can actually pull it off like Rekha. She is the epitome of beauty and grace. Rekha's closet is filled with some beautiful kanjeevarams and recently she gave us another saree inspiration. Rekha was recently seen on the singing reality show Rising Star 3. The episode was called Salam-e-Rekha and it celebrated the beautiful journey of Rekha in Indian Cinema. Rekha wore a heavy gold saree with blue thick border. She paired it up with a contrasting full sleeves blouse.
Well, there is no other like Rekha but who doesn't want to try? If you wish to don a similar look, here we are to help you. Read on as we help you recreate Rekha's signature look:
Picking Up The Saree
Kanjveeram sarees are taking all over, thanks to Rekha. We have an endless list of our favourite kanjeevaram sarees from her collection and we wonder where all those pretty sarees come from. Meanwhile, we have a new favourite. She wore this gold and blue saree for a reality show recently. Pick a kanjveeram silk saree as per your choice of colour. Take cues from Rekha's kanjeevaram collection, it usually has a hint of gold.
Rekha's Glittery Eyes, Bold Lips
To recreate Rekha's makeup look, you first need some good coverage foundation. Apply it all over your face and blend it well using a beauty blender. Next, pick a glittery eye shadow palette. Rekha usually picks a lot of glitter for her eyes. Work on the colours as per your saree. For the lashes, use lots of mascara. You can also use fake lashes to get a bolder look. To brighten up the eyes further, Rekha usually wears a nude or a white coloured pencil on the lower waterline. Next, you need loads of blush for those pink cheeks. Don't miss adding some highlighter on your cheekbones. For the lips, carry a bold lip like Rekha. You can pick the Maybelline New York Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick in shade Rich Ruby. You can but it here for just INR 299.
Traditional Heavy Jewellery
Even if the saree is full of gold, it won't stop Rekha from wearing some jewellery. Her accessories are not minimal, they will add so much to the overall look. Here, Rekha wore kundan, pearl, and emerald all together. Rekha wore a kundan choker with a pearl necklace. You can pick a kundan and pearl necklace set from I Jewels. It comes with a necklace, maangtika, and earrings. You can buy it here at a discounted price of INR 599. She also wore a silver maangtika with emeralds and similar jhumkas. She carried lots of green and golden bangles too. Don't Miss At 64, Rekha Ditches Her Saree Love For Uber Stylish Avatar
Get The Hair Done Right
Who isn't a fan of Rekha's long luscious locks? Every woman dreams of getting thick and long hair like Rekha. Her signature hairstyle is tying a long braid with a parandi and keeping it on the front. You can get a parandi online here at a discounted rate of INR 199. She loves adding gajra to her hair, especially when she gets her hair done in a bun at the back.
Now that you have this guide handy, try recreating Rekha's signature look. You can work on your accessories and makeup as per your own style to give it a personal touch.
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