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Haute horror show

Rochelle Pinto is having nightmares looking at what the stars dragged out of their cupboards this week. Find out how well Michelle Obama’s fashion fares on our style meter.

fashion and trends Updated: Nov 08, 2010 15:51 IST
Rochelle Pinto
Rochelle Pinto
Hindustan Times

01 November
The horror of Parmeshwar Godrej’s outfit only escalates when you realise those shiny panels are completely transparent. Now there’s a window of opportunity we’d like to slam shut!

01 November
If we had a penny for each time, Divya Dutta broke every sensible fashion rule in the book, we could buy Mukesh Ambani’s Antilla and turn it into our shoe cupboard.

01 November
Archana Puran Singh’s strange 3-D dress looks like it belongs on the set of the next Star Wars movie. Could we be looking at the first Indian Jedi?

02 November
We don’t know what Kashmera Shah’s diet is, but this dress is so carnivorous, it’s about to top PETA’s hate list.

Michelle Obama04 November

Kiran Bawa’s dress is so loud, it should be fined for exceeding sound restrictions.

04 November
Judging from her coy look, someone with a sense of humour told Rituparna Sengupta that her nightgown could actually pass off for a dress.


Find out how well Michelle Obama’s fashion fares on our style meter:

She’s charmed the world with her unpretentious wardrobe choices and helped the careers of fashion designers like Thakoon, Prabal Gurung and Jason Wu sky-rocket. While her husband is busy making political headlines, we keep score of Michelle’s style quotient on her Indian tour.

06 November
We expected her first appearance to dazzle, but the First Lady of Fashion chose frumpy over fabulous. High neck, long sleeves, loose-fitting... Come on Michelle, India isn’t that conservative!

06 November
In a fitted sheath and pink cardigan, finally, some of that trend-setting style shines through. And just when we thought Sonia Gandhi was going to steal her thunder.

06 November
Waist upwards, the vintage-looking blouse with brooch is classic Michelle. Not sure who convinced her to wear this skirt, but we think the Secret Service is waterboarding them as we speak.

First Published: Nov 08, 2010 14:53 IST