Entertainment news has just been buzzing with the Cannes aftermath in the past weeks. The only thing bigger than the films premiered at the festival is the spectacular line up of designer outfits worn by the attendees on the red carpet. Some of our very own divas of Bollywood have left quite an impression with their series of red carpet looks. But what really makes the difference on the red carpet is how these runway fashions are styled on the celebrities lining up for shutterbugs along the French Riviera. Let us have a look at the names that are making fashion styling look like a coveted job.
Stylist: Ami Patel | Muse: Kangana Ranaut
You cannot scroll down instagram without finding her mentioned by any of the A-listers of bollywood. Celebrity Stylist, ex- Fashion Director L’Officiel India, Creative Director Harpers Bazaar India, these are some of the many hats she dons. So when the Queen of Bollywood head out for Cannes 2019 she sought out the best in the business! The result: a mesmerizing saree by Madhurya creations paired with an edgy Falguni & Shane Peacock corset blouse and gloves complimented Kangana’s fiery meets royal elegance.
Stylist: Shaleena Nathani | Muse: Deepika Padukone
Instagram sensation and an athleisure model, Shaleena Nathani is the woman behind Deepika’s many looks, from the quirky to the classy over the years. Once an intern for Vogue Editor Anaita Shroff Adajania, she got her break styling for Deepika for “Love Aaj Kal”. While she swears by the timeless classic style, the flamboyant gowns she curated for Deepika at Cannes brought out the perfect mix of grace and funk. Deepika’s inimitable poise in the headline-grabbing Giambattista Valli lime green gown, spoke for her diversity in taste and skill.
Stylist: Mimi Cuttrell | Muse: Priyanka Chopra
Also a stylist to supermodel Gigi Hadid, Mimi Cuttrell is a sensation in New York. She has styled our desi girl for the Royal Wedding, Met Gala and Cannes, with looks so timeless and chic you would definitely remember for a long time. Switching effortlessly between Roberto Cavalli fishtail, Georges Hobeika overflowing gown, Honayda jumpsuit & Tommy Hilfiger casuals, Mimi truly is as versatile as it gets.
Stylist: Aastha Sharma | Muse: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aastha is a celebrity stylist & founder of the Wardrobist consultancy in Mumbai. Her forte lies in finding an unconventional take on everyday dressing. But how does she style a Cannes royalty like Aishwarya? – With months of planning & an eye for detail. Five months of co-ordination, fittings and makeup kicked-off after she hunted down the perfect outfits courtesy Michael Cinco, Ashi Studio & Jean Louis Sabaji. It all came together with eye grabbing excellence on one of the most beautiful women in the world.
While focus is often on the designers and the stars wearing them, taking a look at the stylists influencing all their careers from behind the scenes really sheds some light on the sheer number of lucrative professions in fashion that are just waiting for more talent. You could also be the next big thing to hit the style capital with professional fashion courses that ensure you can make your presence felt in the glamourous world of fashion. Explore UG and PG options at NSHM School of Design here http://www.nshm.com/colleges/institute-of-design/