“Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.” – Sonam Kapoor Ahuja lives up to this adage to the hilt. Unarguably, Sonam Kapoor is the resident fashionista of Bollywood who stirred up a storm and spruced up the fashion scene. There is a plausible reason why her undeniably sophisticated fashion game is always a notch above her contemporaries. Her partner in crime in this glorious journey has been her sister Rhea Kapoor whose sharp gaze for making a poignant point with fashion finds a befitting muse in Sonam. Sonam goes on to imbibe the varied vibes of exoticism, sartorial and distinct style plays as the occasion demands. Sonam’s forte lies in bringing to the fore, some of the most sought-after luxurious brands in exciting colours, interesting silhouettes and dazzling cuts. Born on June 09, 1985, the eldest daughter of Anil Kapoor, Sonam schools us on all things modish as well as classics with her out-of-the-box and high-fashion sightings. Ringing a dramatic fervour in all her #OOTDs and #OOTNs, Sonam Kapoor raises the stakes with a beauty game to boot, courtesy of her go-to makeup maverick, Namrata Soni.
The 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018 red carpet saw Sonam ditch the conventional gown for a bold Vera Wang creation featuring a strapless slit top replete with motifs, short pants and a blazer. Black Gucci pumps, gold jewellery from Renu Oberoi and Mahesh Notandas and a gold clutch from Elie Saab were worthy additions. A stunning makeup of dark eyes, nude lips with a centre-parted sleek hairdo rounded out her look. Taking power dressing to a whole new level on the red carpet, Sonam Kapoor astounded us with her unconventional style play.
Looking at the pink side of life, Sonam donned a strapless gown from Viktor&Rolf featuring a satin bodice and tulle tiered voluminous skirt, Sonam Kapoor sported an IWC Schaffhausen watch with studded ear cuffs, courtesy Repossi. A stunning makeup of blushed cheeks, highlighted cheekbones, pink lips, dark eyes and a chic hairdo paired well with dark well-manicured nails. A versatile colour, pink is certainly not just a colour but reflects a strong sense of self, coupled with oodles of sensuality and feminine chic.
Sonam spelt black magic as she flaunted a black Elie Saab creation replete with a fringed jacket and meshwork. She teamed it with intense eyes, nude pink lips, drop earrings and a side-parted low back hairdo. The voluminous silhouette and the crisp bodice complimented Sonam’s lithe frame to the T.
As the face of the cosmetic giant, L’Oreal at the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival 2017, Sonam Kapoor proved that there’s no such thing as too much bling as she brought with her, an avalanche of classy bling through a peachy-pink Elie Saab couture gown replete with dramatic sleeves and a delicate belt. She rounded out the look with customized jewellery from Kalyan Jewellers, a wispy updo, pale pink lips and delicately lined eyes.
The Filmfare Awards 2017 saw Sonam flaunt a dreamy and elaborate Eli Saab gown from the Fall 2016 Haute Couture collection which was a couture dream – an off-white, sheer, bird-embellished one with an asymmetrical hem and solid lined bodice. Sonam wore a pair of earrings and a statement ring from Aurelle, a pair of nude peep-toes and a gold clutch that blended well. A non-fussy updo accentuated by a few deliberate stray strands on sides, bold eyes and dark lips rounded out the look.
Taking on the trusty monochrome, Sonam teamed a white shirt from Kojak Studio with fitted cropped pants from YSL and stepped into black Gucci pumps. A chic low back ponytail with minimal makeup rounded out her look. With a hint of drama and oodles of subtlety, Sonam certainly had us enamoured with this #OOTD.
Sonam looks absolutely stunning in this pristine ivory Swarovski embellished hand-embroidered Abu Jani – Sandeep Khosla creation replete with a high neck cold shoulder cut blouse. A sleek low bun with a maang tika, intense eyes and nude lips rounded out her look. A minimal yet subtle affair with the pristine white for Diwali 2017, Sonam had us hooked.
Sonam played muse to feted designer Tarun Tahiliani and wore an ombré black to taupe greige gown with statement earrings, embellishments on slick wet pulled back hair. A stunning makeup, courtesy Mickey Contractor featured smokey eyes and shimmery pink lips.
While Sonam and Couture are synonymous, we believe these three virtues aptly describe Sonam’s towering fashion game-uber-luxe, high-octane and extraordinaire. Right from donning power suits to an opulent gown or an ethnic creation, Sonam is always such a delight! Here’s wishing Sonam an amazing birthday with always sartorial moments!
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