Has your closet has been staying away from kurtas with salwars and churidaars thinking that you’re too young for it because that’s what your mom wears on a daily basis? Then these pictures of celeb kids and stars-to-be Janhvi Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan will make you rethink your choices. The budding fashion icons, Janhvi (21-years-old) and Sara (24-years-old) may belong to the glam world but when it comes to comfort dressing, they’re often seen wearing one outfit a lot...
… a basic kurta set! We’re really enjoying this #WinningAtTwinning kind of situation for two reasons. One, we get to see the casual side of the actresses-to-be (which is not a regular thing for non-Mumbaikars like us). Two, they’re making salwars and churidaars look cool again, and so effortlessly!
Here are six of their ‘girl next door’ looks that prove that mommy-approved street style fashion does exist.
For some easy-breezy fashion, oh, I mean salwar inspiration, Janhvi Kapoor is your muse.
Pair your white salwar or palazzos with a multi-coloured tie and dye kurta, and well, that’s it! It’s all the statement you need to look your casual best in white basics.
POPxo Recommends: Multicoloured Printed Straight Kurta (Rs 435) by Janasya.
Up your street style game with a Patiala salwar, just like Janhvi. You can style it with your short kurtis and even with tunics for a fusion-friendly style. Don’t forget a dupatta to complete your look.
POPxo Recommends: White Patiala Pants (Rs 479) by Aurelia.
Make your simple palazzos look rich with heavy embroidered kurtas. The embellished neckline and mirror work on it is regular yet glamorous. Can you even tell it’s a beige kurta that she’s wearing? Yes, that’s how you make basic look boss.
POPxo Recommends: Beige Floral Print A-line Kurta (Rs 779) by Ajio.
How to make the white churidaar unboring lesson 101, courtesy Sara Ali Khan.
While we’re on the subject of print, Sara is not too far behind. She chose to add a dash of colour to her #OOTD with a dangerously printed dupatta. It’s an instant attention puller and statement maker. Don’t you think so?
POPxo Recommends: Pink Embroidered Dupatta (Rs 900) by Dupatta Bazaar.
Here’s another quickie into making all-white unboring without looking OTT. Try the celeb-approved gota-patti work on your kurta to add some glam. Accessorise with golden earrings and flats, just like Sara to bring out the look.
POPxo Recommends: Cream-Coloured Anarkali Kurta (Rs 1,124) by Sassafras.
Break the monotony of leggings with an indigo kurta. The indigo trend is so ageless that anyway can pull it off effortlessly be it on a scarf or a skirt. Add some pretty jhumkas to complete your street style look.
POPxo Recommends: Indigo Handblock Print Cotton Kurta (Rs 1,000) by Indie Picks.
Borrow your mom’s salwar suits already, ladies!
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