Lakme Fashion Week 2015 begun this week in Mumbai, celebrating its 15th year showcasing the finest of Indian fashion designers. With the Bollywood movie industry known for it’s beautiful actresses and with Lakme Fashion Week getting into the swing of things, we are taking a look at the most stylish women that Bollywood have given us over the years…
Madhubala was one of the most popular Indian stars of the 1950’s, not solely in Bollywood but also she also attracted attention in Hollywood too! She was a well loved, beautiful actress and her style has become very iconic in Indian dress. Mashubala starred in many movies but it was her role she played in Mughal-E-Azam that showcased and established beautiful sense of style. her In fact, her style is that iconic that her trademark fashion is still followed and worn by women across India today!
9. Bipasha Bisu
Bipasha Basu is a self-confessed fitness fanatic and food aficionado but is also a very talented actress and model. Being passionate about health and fitness makes it no surprise that Bipasha looks great all of the time! She has released her very own fitness DVD which was focused on being strong, healthy and to loves oneself. Alongside this, Bipasha has also recently collaborated with The Label Corp,the parent company of The Trunk Label where she chooses fashion accessories and gives her creative input on the many designs they have!
She’s just bagged herself one of the best cricketers of the moment, is a pretty successful actress and always looks great to top it all off. Starting off her career as a model she then switched over to the acting world and has established herself as a talented actress starring in the recent hit PK. She may not be one of the most fashion-forward Bollywood women at the moment, she somehow looks effortlessly chic and has graced the covers of many high-fashion magazines such as Vogue and Harpers Bazaar.
In 2013, Shraddah was ranked number 5 as FHM India’s Sexiest Woman in the World award. The actress has starred in many movies and always looks stunning no matter what role she plays. She always seems to be featured in the ‘Best Dressed’ columns and has been spotted at this years Lakme Fashion Week and she is even taking to the catwalk to showcase designs from German designer Tom Tailor.
6. Kareena Kapoor Khan
Alongside her successful acting career, Kareena Kapoor has also established herself as a fashion designer. She became the first Indian actress to launch her own line of clothing for women which has been very well-received in India. Kareena also published a book titled ‘The Style of a Bollywood Diva’ giving fashion and beauty tips. She is therefore an extremely stylish woman and always lives up to this!
She was one of the highest paid actresses of the 70’s, appearing in many critically-acclaimed films such as Roti and Prem Kahani but was also notably known and remembered for the orange saree she wore in the movie Brahmachari. So commonly known in fact that the Mumtaz saree is a well-known style of saree worn across India. She was also praised on the scene in the film Apradh where she sunbathed in a beach in that well recognised black bikini!
4. Aishwarya Rai Bachan
Being crowned Miss World in 1994, Aishwarya is no doubt an extremely beautiful woman who has established a high-profile career in Bollywood and is regarded as one of the most beautiful women in India (and the world) and has become a style icon for women everywhere. Known for her green-blue eyes, luscious locks and sexy curves she can make anything she wears look great.
Deepika always seems to get her style game on point. She always looks fantastic, whether she is dressed casually or glammed up in an amazing dress for an event. Combine her style with her effortless make-up and hair, she always nails it. She has been seen sitting on the front row at this years Lakme Fashion Week and always seems to be wearing all the latest trends!
Another Miss World winner to make the list (not surprising), Priyanka Chopra has since gone on to be one of the highest paid and high profile actresses in India right now. Not only can she act, she has also had a music career where she collaborated with Pitbull and partakes in a lot of charity work. Alongside all this, she manages to maintain her flawless image and embraces fashion designers from across the world and also brings attention to small, Indian designers by wearing their designs.
1. Sonam Kapoor
She is always presented impeccably and has topped Cosmo’s Best Dressed list 3 years in a year row, so it’s no surprise that she has topped our list of the most stylish Bollywood women. The 29 year old actress surprises us every time with how good she can look in almost everything! She has even worn a dress with onion print and she still managed to look incredible! Sonam has said that she tries to promote Indian designers as much as she can by wearing pieces from Indian designers at international events such as Cannes and various other red carpet events. She certainly is one savvy fashionista!
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