Vidya Balan has always had a fondness for traditional Indian clothes. With her numerous appearances in designer sarees, she could almost be called as the saree goddess of Indian cinema. After making her presence felt in Bollywood, the talented actress has now walked the red carpet at the very prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2013, as a jury member.
While the entire nation was inquisitive about her wardrobe for Cannes 2013, the actress took everyone by storm when she gave a skip to gowns and dresses and opted for traditional Indian clothes for the grand event. This doesn’t come as a surprise if we say that her entire ensemble for the film festival has been designed by Sabyasachi Mukherjee. After all, he is her favourite designer and it won’t be wrong to call Vidya as his muse.
For the screening of the movie The Great Gatsby, Vidya was seen wearing an ivory peach colored lehenga paired with a black Nehru collar black blouse and accentuated her desi look by covering her head with an embroidered ghunghat. The lehenga looked stunning and was beautifully highlighted with designer’s signature embroidery and detailing along the black hemline. The actress accessorized her entire look with minimal makeup and Indian fashion jewelry. Her multiple layered pearl Maharani neck piece added a rich a royal touch to her overall attire.
For the photocall of the jury member, she clad herself into a ravishing white and gold hued saree. The saree was minimal on embellishment with a contrasting golden border. The ace designer has done a fabulous job in styling Vidya Balan. This sari was well teamed up with a black long sleeve blouse, with buttons at the back and embroidered detailing at the shoulders. Layered beaded necklace, floral earrings with precious stones and neatly tied bun complimented her saree look.
Day one of Cannes 2013 and finally Vidya walked the red carpet in a maroon lehenga neatly tied braided look. The lehenga was well teamed up with long waist length blouse and black dupatta accentuated with embroidered detailing. The entire look had a royal yet an old world charm feel to it, and garnered loads of applauding and appreciation from the fashion critics. Indian fashion jewelry has always added a spell of magic on traditional Indian clothes. This lehenga look was simply gorgeous and was well adorned with pretty jhumkis and a matching potli bag.
Sarees from India are well searched worldwide because of its intricate detailing, beautiful thread work and textures. Continuous innovations by our fashion designers have also added a glamour quotient to the Indian sarees. She is one of the actresses who has brought sarees back in the limelight. And shopping websites have been leaving no stones unturned to bask in this recently gained popularity of the Indian saree. Shopping online sari from India is something every woman is indulging in.