The ruffled statement: How Bollywood stars aced the look

  • Aditi Caroli, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 13, 2016 19:07 IST
Kangana Ranaut rocks ruflles. (Photo: Shakti Yadav)

Looking for drama, femininity and style? Ruffles might be your answer. From framing your neck to gracing your hemline to swirling around your legs, you can wear the style in a myriad ways. Ruffles — where fabric strip is gathered or pleated to create a pattern — need to be worn right, or you might end up looking like a five-year-old. Now, who’d want that?

Ace the look

As ruffles already involve a lot of drama, keeping the rest of your look simple would be ideal. When going for a ruffled neck or a top, keep your neck bare. It’s a good idea to tie your hair back in a pony or a bun to balance the look. Go for neat, structured frills to make a fashion statement.

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We bring you looks of Bollywood style divas to help you get it right. While Kangana Ranaut wears ruffles the one-shoulder way, Deepika Padukone and Amy Jackson go full-board with ruffled gowns. You can also go for the cutesy look with ruffled tops like Katrina Kaif and Sonakshi Sinha. Check ‘em out!

One-shoulder brigade

To rock one-shoulder ruffled ensembles, take inspiration from actor Kangana Ranaut and fashion entrepreneur Pernia Qureshi. While Kangana looks absolutely classy in her ruffled dress, Pernia impresses us with her ruffled top over shorts. Both complete their look with pointed pumps.

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Kangana Ranaut and Pernia Qureshi rock one-shoulder ruffles. (Yogen Shah, Shakti Yadav)

Gowning glory

Want to go all out with ruffles? Pick a gown similar to the one worn by actor Amy Jackson. Deepika Padukone too gives a shot to ruffles but we are not a fan of the overwhelming silhouette . While Deepika goes for a top bun, Amy leaves her hair open at the back.

Amy Jackson and Deepika Padukone in ruffled gowns. (AFP, Yogen Shah)

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We found some interesting interpretations of ruffled tops. While actor Katrina Kaif goes for a cropped version, actor Sonakshi Sinha takes the off-shoulder route. Actor Sonam Kapoor goes for an elaborate ruffled sleeves top.

(L-R) Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha and Sonam Kapoor in ruffled tops (Photos: Yogen Shah, PTI)

Dress ‘n’ impress

Actors Kriti Sanon and Kalki Koechlin flaunt ruffled dresses. While Kalki rocks a ruffled neck, Kriti stands pretty in a ruffled hemline.

Kalki Koechlin and Kriti Sanon in ruffled dresses. (Yogen Shah)

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