Hollywood is going gaga over India-inspired fashion. The recently held Met Gala in New York — an annual fashion event — saw screen divas such as Isabel Lucas and Blake Lively make style statements that were distinctly desi.
star Lively, 23, wore a ‘sari drape’ gown by Chanel, Lucas, 26, wore the traditional
kundan maatha patti
earrings. A comment on fashion site
read, “Blake (Lively) looks stunning. The sari-style draping looks elegant.”
Last month, actor Vanessa Hudgens, too, wore a beaded
at the premiere of her movie
and Gwen Stefani and Miley Cyrus’
have already been a hit on the international style scene.
Indian designers say the trend will only get bigger. "This clearly shows that Indian influence is going global," says designer Neeru Kumar. Designer Jaya Rathore says, "A sari or accessories or
get you attention instantly. That’s why they’re a hit.”