Who wore it best in 2014?
2014 was packed with a lot of interesting fashion surprises!
Fashion trends are becoming global by the day, and 2014 saw many instances of western trends blended with the Indian styles!
Fashionable ‘ear cuffs’
Crop tops cropping up in Indian wear as well!
Dressing, has played a huge impact in making or breaking many bollywood celeb. It speaks a lot about the persona of the star; bold, quirky, subtle or flashy!
2014 proved to be a great fashion year for many bollywood celebrities, who completely revamped their image with the help of their fashion statements.
Apart from the regular trendsetters in the industry, here are some newbees in bollywood; who became pioneers of the latest fashion.
Fawad Afzal Khan
With his debut in India in Khoobsurat, this drop dead gorgeous hunk has managed to win many hearts not only with his macho looks, but also with his impeccable dressing sense!
Whether Indian, western or a conglomeration of both (Indo-western), he carried off all the attires equally well! Not only this, but he sported the casual geek avatar at some events.
Mostly spotted wearing shades of blue, black and grey, he wears colors that suit the alluring Indian tanned skin.
Fawad’s debut with bollywood fashionista Sonam Kapoor, looked perfect on screen, as he adorned his “royal” look with classy suits. After an extensive research of the dressing styles of about a 100 princes, designer Raghavendra Rathore, came up with a ‘contemporary yet regal’, look for Fawad. Non embellished simple suits, jodhpuri bandhgalas; everything suited the new Disney prince!
For a new comer, he has definitely surpassed many contemporary trendy actors.
Here’s someone who hit the right chords in fashion with his film Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela released in 2013.
With a macho moustache and a long hair do, he brought back the trend of facial hair, making him stand out amongst other veterans.
With the concept of maintaining facial hair becoming popular , a surprising ‘NO SHAVE NOVEMBER’ movement began; amongst men, urging them to not shave for that month!
It was a movement for spreading cancer awareness. Basically the idea was to save the money spent on shaving, and grooming for a month, and using that amount for spreading cancer awareness, and/or aiding cancer patients.
With the help of a very bold fashion statement, this actor has come a long way since Band Baaja Baraat. Always known to push boundaries not only with his clothes or films, but his endorsement choices as well, Ranveer’s steamy Durex advertisement has caught everyone’s attention!
This is one veteran, who was reborn in 2014!
Her sense of style has just evolved over the past, just to reach a peak in 2014. Tagged as a ‘fashion chameleon’ by Mail Today, her style speaks not only elegance or class, but also bold statements with her untamed curls and cutting edge outfits.
She simply seemed like a transformed lass compared to her appearances in 2013, and has successfully changed the way men see women oriented films with ‘Revolver Rani’ and ‘Queen’.
Like many, her fashion inspiring diva is Audrey Hepburn, but not all can effortlessly carry off her styles so eloquently; gorgeous hats and peplum dresses!
Although, oozing with talent, some newbees who were almost there, yet, they could’ve made a better impact with their dressing style.
Tiger Shroff’s debut Heropanti was a huge commercial success. The movie also showed off his other skills, but in terms of fashion sense, he appeared a bit monotonous.
He is seen sporting a plain deep neck t shirt most of the times. In events, movie promotions, there is hardly any variation in what he was carrying.
Although he hit it off with the audience because of his dancing and his remarkable flexibility in the action scenes, but didn’t quite leave an impact with his dressing sense.
Bubbly, and full of life, Parineeti’s films might not have done that well, but she has definitely kept her fans happy with her vibrant and enthusiastic attitude!
Sadly, she has been unable to find a comfortable space in the world of fashion. Being comfortable is next to being fashionable, and most of the times she is seen fidgeting with her clothes at events.
Her pretty looks, took a turn to the wrong side of fashion sense. In her latest, Kill Dill, where she played the role of a rich, chic Delhi girl, she was struggling to carry off clothes that are definitely not suited to a pear shaped body. Most of her outfits were too fitting and deep for her body type, which turned out to be a sore sight.
Previously an assistant to Ganesh Acharya, a model and now an actor, Daisy Shah has come a long way in her career.
Seen casuals mostly, the Jai Ho actress has been on top of the worst dressed lists all throughout 2014.
In a recent interview with a local newspaper, on being asked about her dressing, she stated that ” My dressing sense is very comfortable. Given a chance I would wear pyjamas most of the time.” That definitely validates the ultra casual low key boring dressing.
Dabangg gal Sonakshi stuck to her usual commercially successful scripts in 2014 as well, with Holiday, Action Jackson and Tevar. However, the style statement she makes is yet to create a positive impact for her.
Time and again she has proved to be an example of fashion faux pas that fans could learn from and avoid.
Seen in her traditional Indian attire a few times at award ceremonies, she looks much more ravishing and elegant in Indian wear since it suits her physique and her persona. Experimenting with fashion, is not for everybody.
Her funny attire (a black dhoti jumpsuit or something like that) for the promotion of her latest movie, Tevar, at Comedy Nights with Kapil, was as repelling if not more compared to what she wore in her previous appearances at the show!
With brands and celebrities becoming global icons, 2015 might see a whole new revolution in fashion trends; A conglomeration of Indian and Western outfits. New concepts of bold dressing such as unconventional costume jewellery, leather lehengas and drape saris are already creating their mark.