It’s high time we looked beyond the regular denim and trousers. Every season witnesses a range of bottoms that grabs all the spotlight. As more and more women are opting for power dress up and casual chic, pants for the femme brigade are experiencing constant evolution. With designers having presented more and more trousers, high on both comfort and style, it’s time to assess the top picks that are sure to rule come summers.
The 70’s are back and how with the flared bottoms taking over all the trending charts. Rendering our tinsel town beauties a more slender and taller frame, high waist flares are much in demand as far as the leading ladies from B-Town are concerned. Each fashionista wore the flares in her own way, giving us all the inspiration to carry the trend this season.
Alia Bhatt is enjoying her current status of being the reigning queen of Bollywood. Along with her acting skills, the lady is sweeping us with her inevitable style courtesy her stylist Ami Patel. For attending the India Today Conclave 2017 most recently, Alia dressed up angelic in white separates from The Koncept Store by Krea. The fitted waistcoat was well complimented with a pair of pristine white bottoms that boasted of wide flares. With this dress up Alia undoubtedly nailed the summer dress up to perfection giving us all the cool vibes amidst the sultry weather.
Stylist Allia Al Rufai has been at the helm of the statement styles Anushka has been carrying while promoting her upcoming release, Phillauri. One retro look Anushka sported in her promotional wardrobe featured a pair of high waist blue trousers that opened up to broad flares with the pleats at the knee being responsible for that extra dramatic flare. Pairing the bottoms with a teal satin shirt, stylist Alia made way for the most befitting pairing to amp up the trouser from Bodice. A top knot added more charms to this one of a kind look by the lady.
While promoting her upcoming release, Tollywood beauty, Pragya Jaiswal featured two statement looks wearing flared trousers from the house of designers Deepakshi and Reena. The pastel blue trouser made for a refreshing change, beating the heat just right. The actress wore the wide legged pants with a fitted magenta velvet camisole taking her look to all new highs. The brooch style floral setting on the waistband of the trouser caught all our attention. Styling credits for this look are to be shared by Anisha Gandhi and Rochelle Dsa. If you are still looking for inspiration to wear your flared bottoms, we suggest you replicate a look like this. Safe and stylish.
Going by the appearances of few of our dainty divas, it can be safely assumed, that wearing trousers a few inches above the ankle is the new flavor this summers. Particularly for our relatively shorter sweethearts, cropped pants appear to be most ideal.
To celebrate the success of her latest release Alia Bhatt made it to the success party for Badrinath Ki Dulhania, carrying her cool and calm self in a pair of olive leaf print, pleated cropped trousers from H&M. The color and fit complemented Alia’s petite frame most beautifully rendering her a divaliscious look. Stylist Ami Patel had her muse wear the trouser with a black velvet camisole from Topshop. Some extra inches on the feet was a must to carry the cropped bottoms, and hence the metallic YSL sandals. With this casual meets glamour appearance, Alia has certainly refurbished her street style diva image, yet again.
Stylist Rupa Chourasia, styled her muse Swara, the white and gold way for one of her recent appearances at a promotional event. Wearing a look from the house of designer Vidhi Wadhwani, Swara rocked a slightly crushed yet sparkling pair of cropped trousers with much finesse. The crunchy appearance totally revived our summer linen feels. The white tube layered with a sheer bomber jacket looked exceptional with the golden bottoms. The side braid added an element of fun to this otherwise posh look. With this appearance, the woman has definitely gone higher on our ranking scale.
Just when we were about to discard the fashion forerunners from the past season, our Bollywood fashionistas gave us a hearty culotte flashback. Rocking them their way, these divas are surely taking us back to our wardrobes in search of our forgotten pairs. For more proof check the top two most recent culotte spottings.
While promoting Phillauri, Anushka Sharma swayed us with her sunshine. Wearing culottes the athleisure way, Anushka brightened our screens with her sporty chic look. Dressing up Anushka in separates from Vizyon’s Spring Summer 2017 collections, stylist Allia Al Rufai simply cracked the code to wear athleisure this summers. The mustard culottes with that touch of athleisure totally had a revitalizing effect on us, with Anushka exuding a certain positive vibe. We are all hearts for this look, and wearing culottes track pant style is a must come summers, [articularly for our long-legged lasses.
Kriti Sanon surely dresses to kill. With stylist Sukriti Grover by her side, the woman has delighted us with back to back statement looks. The lady is back with a yet another slayer performance, this time donning a pair of culottes from Madison One Peddar that look like a version straight out of the military. With military fashion trending high, Kriti gave us a nouveau inspiration, working the trend the culotte way. The button detailing rendered more class to the trouser, while the white shirt with the collar pulled back added a bit of a grunge element to the appearance.
Although the sweater weather is wrapping up in most parts of the country, leather pants are still trending for those staying in the regions experiencing those last days of winters.
The Dabangg diva, Sonakshi, made a statement most recently at the success party of Badrinath ki Dulhania, wearing a cropped pair of black leather pants with a “Rock N Roll” black sweatshirt from the Cruise collection of ace designer Monisha Jaising. Wearing an on-point casual chic look, Sonakshi heightened the punk element of her appearance even further wearing her outfit with a black choker and a pair of black heels to finish the look.
With fusion dress up becoming the buzzword in the Indian fashion industry, brocade pants have assumed all new importance grabbing the spotlight at most places. This contemporary meets classic royalty dress up has found much love from both our beauties and designers. Courtesy its versatility, a brocade bottom can be reinvented to create many statement looks.
While promoting Badrinath Ki Dulhania on the sets of Indian Idol, Alia Bhatt delighted us wearing a red blouse with a pair of wide legged high waist brocade pants in shades of yellow boasting of golden weaves. The trouser from Raw Mango is a keepsake and we loved the way it added all the desi feel keeping intact the sharp and edgy vibe in the look. Credits to celebrity stylist and Alia’s secret weapon, Ami Patel for such a stunner.
Gauhar Khan was caught posing for the shutterbugs while promoting Begum Jaan, flaunting a pair of brocade cigarette ankle pants from Avni Bhuva. The blush peach trousers accentuated with antique gold weaves provided for a soft and subtle contrast to Gauhar’s striking and bold persona. Paired with a peplum white jacket top sporting broad fringes again from label Avni Bhuva, stylist Devika B, fused the desi bottoms with a hearty twist.
So ladies buck up and get your bottom game on point. Breakthrough from your signature summer shorts, denim and jeggings and opt for more fashionable and comfortable options.
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