Dramatic, Ott sleeves are the new rage of our maidens from Bollywood. Keeping their dresses more tailored and structured, these starlets are amping up their chic quotient experimenting with distinct versions of sleeves, that are playing the attention seekers in their ensembles.
Anushka Sharma slayed us with her most recent photoshoot for the last issue of Vogue India. In one of the looks for the issue, Anushka stood tall and confident wearing an aqua blue Emilio Dela dress. While the tube dress contoured Anushka’s figurine, it was the dramatic off shoulder sleeves, that grabbed all the spotlight. Turning around the whole outfit, the sleeves added all the drama to the dress. With Anaita Shroff Adajania at the helm of this photoshoot Anushka upped the exotic quotient of the dress with a pair of Sophia Webster heels and her flirty front bangs.
At the Zee Cine Awards night this year, Anushka Sharma graced the red carpet wearing a dandy all black look. Stylist Allia Al Rufai dressed her muse in a black jumpsuit from the house of Gauri and Nainika. While the ensemble otherwise looked like a basic structured piece of silhouette, it was the sheer sleeves that held our concentration. The ott sheer sleeves totally lifted the basic black bodysuit taking the whole look to all new highs.
Styling up her muse for the song launch of Noor, stylist Aastha Sharma created a lasting impact. Sonakshi Sinha wowed her admirers dressed in a pastel blue asymmetric off shoulder dress. While the belt tucked at the waist highlighted the woman’s curves, it was the dramatic bell sleeve that added all the superpower to this dress from the label Kukoon. Adding more spice to the look with a pair of Jimmy Choo sandals and jewelry pieces from Swarovski, Aastha Sharma nailed it with this one.
At the Global Education and Skills Forum, Dubai, Mahira Khan spoke on girls education and the impact of teachers on their lives. While the Pakistani beauty was busy meeting the other fellow dignitaries at the event, she kept us occupied with her statement personal style. To talk about a cause this noble, Mahira dressed up absolutely angelic in a white dress from Avaro Figlio. While the dress looked spectacular with its asymmetric edges, it was the exaggerated net sleeves that clustered beautifully around her arms, adding to the regality yet maintaining the softness of the look. Credits to stylist Maneka Harisinghani for sweeping us off our feet.
Alia Bhatt’s keeps us busy with her style files, and we have to admit we love stalking this miss. With sleeves increasingly observing all the focus in a silhouette Alia too worked the trend on two occasions.
While promoting her latest release, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Alia featured a cape sleeve shirt that instantly boosted her indo western appearance. Stylist Ami Patel draped her muse in a skirt and shirt set from the label Natasha J. While the skirt exuded all the desi vibes, it was the white shirt with the full cape sleeves that added a zing from the west.
While posing for the past issue of Vogue India, Alia Bhatt revived all the bohemian tribal feels with her photo shoot for the issue. Style queen, Anaita Shroff Adajania in one of the looks dressed up Alia in a Mrs. Self Portrait blouse that flaunted ruffled cold shoulder sleeves.The top looked splendid on the fashionista.
Calm, composed and an acclaimed actress, Tabu recently posed for the shutterbugs being the cover star for L’Officiel March issue. Giving her fans a sneak peek into her rather secretive personal life, Tabu stole our hearts with her mesmerizing shots. For one of the shots, stylist Sureena Dalal styled up this beauty in a striped jacket from Fendi. While the double pockets looked hot, the bell sleeve edges added some more theatrical drama to the ensemble.
Sonam Kapoor is one Bollywood beauty who’s always dressed to the T. The woman has us ogling at her every time she steps out. One of our favorite places to spot Sonam’s best street style files is to catch a glimpse of the diva at the airport. Caught by the shutterbugs most recently, Sonam was clicked carrying a retro bohemian look for her in-flight diaries. The pastel blue Chloe dress looked every bit chic and breezy. The small pleats that gave some structure to the bodice amped up the ott quotient when triggered onto the sleeves. The long breezy sleeves edged with pleats furthered the glamour quotient of the dress.
Deepika Padukone is always in the spotlight for her statement fashion. This girl boss simply rules every look she carries. With ace celebrity stylist Shaleena Nathani by her side, Deepika makes headlines every time she plays dress up. For a recent event hosted by Gillette Venus, Deepika gave us major bell sleeve goals wearing a denim look from the house of Dionne Campbell. The one shoulder dress backed by exaggerated sleeves on both arms looked phenomenal on the diva. With that stance and poise, Deepika made the bell sleeves look even hotter.
Kangana Ranaut is the undoubted super heroine of Bollywood. Blessed with the beauty of an angel and the heart of a lion, this woman fears none. Kangana’s fashion inspired by her persona is equally experimental and courageous. She believes in wearing the trends her own way. With sleeves observing all the importance lately, Kangana wore the trend wearing a soothing blush pink from the designer Osman Studio’s Resort 2017 collection. While the dress highlighted her slim frame work, the pleated sleeves took us back to the Aladdin era. Stylist Ami Patel shares credit for picking up this chic yet sophisticated number for Kangana as she promoted Rangoon in full swing.
Adah Sharma’s promotional wardrobe for Commando featured a pretty pink dress that boasted of sleeves that opened up into the bell shape at the cuff. The fluid element of the dress added ample fall to the sleeves rendering beauty and feminine delicacy to the ensemble. The dress from Forever New complimented the delicate persona of this beautiful damsel. Credits to stylist Manasi Aggarwal for dressing up the maiden the pretty way.
So, ladies, it’s time you shift your focus to the sleeves and amplify your style this season by opting to don sleeves that are bound to turn heads.
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