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Karisma Kapoor looks perfect in pleated Bibhu Mohapatra dress. Here’s how you can too

How do you make sure that your dress is sartorially up to date? Just add pleats. Like Karisma Kapoor. Our fashion pin-up will help you dress for a seamless transition from day to night. Take notes, ladies.

fashion and trends Updated: Feb 16, 2018 14:33 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Karisma Kapoor,Bibhu Mohapatra,Randhir Kapoor
Take style notes from actor Karisma Kapoor, who kept it sassy in a Bibhu Mohapatra dress at actor-father Randhir Kapoor’s birthday celebrations on Thursday. The bright colour choice gave her outfit instant pizzazz. (Instagram)

On Thursday, actor Karisma Kapoor showcased the perfect desk-to-disco outfit at her father, actor Randhir Kapoor’s birthday celebration, which was also attended by mother Babita and sister Kareena Kapoor. Teaming shimmering ox blood pleats with a simple fiery orange and black bodice, the Bibhu Mohapatra floor-touching dress made sure Karisma looked sartorially up-to-date, in a look that blended day and night fairly well.

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What set this look apart was how it blended old-world elegance with modern flourishes. The ensemble, part of the designer’s Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear collection, was given a romantic touch with subtle accents: The fitted bodice lent Karisma an air of sophistication, which was augmented with a grand, sweeping, pleated skirt.

Even as the daring colours and a studded-leather bag from Gucci added a fun, unexpected twist to Karisma’s look, her ox blood lips and light smoky eyes definitely packed a punch. Blow-dried natural hair completed the ensemble to make a bold, yet polished statement.

Whether your style aesthetic is classic, rocker, or trendy, you must work a pleated maxi dress into your wardrobe. There is such a thing as office-appropriate partywear, so give a fashion-forward twist to your office apparel, like Karisma: Wear your pleated dress with flats by day and trade for embellished stilettos for after dark.

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First Published: Feb 16, 2018 14:33 IST