We have made huge strides with pantsuits as a prevalent fashion for women. From being illegal for a woman to wear one on the United States Senate floor to the style becoming one of the most recognisable uniforms of a major presidential campaign (Hillary Clinton), pantsuits have officially arrived. No longer is the style treated as "too masculine" for women, designers coming up with a wide variety of designs and tailoring finally catching up to young fashionistas everywhere. Pantsuits have become the torch bearer for the modern woman who is fearless and powerful while looking like million bucks at the same time.
We haven't yet lost the popularity of this style and are certain that it won't stumble from its top spot on the power dressing ladder. Fortunately, this fact is supported by some of Bollywood's leading ladies as well, who are still hooked on the sheer excellence of the trend. We put together some of the most recent pantsuit looks to see how these celebs have taken to the look.
Deepika Padukone was one of the most stylish Indian celebrities on the Cannes Red Carpet this year. While her extravagant gowns were a joy to behold, this ultraviolet pantsuit from Victoria Hayes stood out and how! Looking like a retro goddess straight out of an 80s Bollywood disco film, DP skipped the blouse to make the look edgier.
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Hima Qureshi is the quintessential Indian beauty and her Cannes red carpet outfits are enough to prove that. Thrown in there was this platinum chip overload bespoke suit by Nikhil Thampi. Totally bionic and futuristic, this is what we call a custom made power suit for a worthy wearer!
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Veere Di Wedding promotions have done one thing right, not only it is Kareena's comeback film post-baby, it's also the debut of her killer abs. She did it none better in this custom made Dhruv Kapoor number, the bandeau blouse was a sexy touch to this classic navy tailored pantsuit look.
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One of the standout Asian attendees at the Cannes Film Festival this year was the hugely popular Pakistani actress Mahira Khan. She kept her styling simple yet effective, with smart gowns and separates to boost the whole 'modern woman' vibe she had going on. One of them tuned out to be this Ermanno Scervino powder blue pantsuit, a well put together ensemble she is wearing like it NBD!
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How do you combine Spring florals with power dressing? A smart printed pantsuit, of course. Athiya Shetty has never shied away from rocking the suit in the past, her tall frame is ideal for the style. In her recent outing, she did it in this golden floral printed pastel blue metallic suit from Paule Ka.
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Frist Athiya and now Tamannaah, the metallic pantsuit seems to be the main mood for this season. Standing tall in the Posh Pride label suit, the tie around waist jacket has been adopted from the pyjama pantsuit trend and we are totally digging the idea.
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The original queen of Bollywood came back to strut her stuff at Cannes this year stunned everyone yet again. Going nothing less than a Giorgio Armani, Aishwarya kept it classy and high fashion in an all black everything ensemble, right down to the shoes and accessories.
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