The hemlines this summer seem to be going up and our millennial Bollywood beauties have fallen for the allure of the mini silhouette hook, line and sinker. Be it Ananya Panday, Janhvi Kapoor or Tara Sutaria – millennials and Gen- Z icons have warmed up to gravity-defying mini dresses and itsy-bitsy micro shorts like never before. Internationally, designers like Saint Laurent, Balmain, Hedi Slimane and in India, labels like Falguni and Shane Peacock have brought fashion’s attention to the thigh-baring numbers.
Invented in the swinging ‘60s by the iconic Mary Quant and André Courrèges – the mini in its contemporary avatar comes with holographic shine and a high-low hem. Designer Monisha Jaising observes that the current updated version is a far cry from the ‘80s bandage dress. “Today’s stars wear it in a relaxed, athleisure-inspired style and strike the right balance – for instance, a voluminous top is worn with a mini skirt or an oversized shirt is teamed with a pair of shorts. In haute couture space too, designers like Giambattista Valli have toyed with a panoply of short dresses. A great mini does justice to a nifty pair of shoes or even a pair of trainers,” says Monisha.
Also, the popularity of mini dresses brings in an element of sexiness. Stylist Mohit Rai recalls, “Thankfully, we live in an era when girls in miniskirts aren’t tagged in a negative way.”
How to ace the mini
-Team a pencil mini skirt with a sweatshirt hoodie.
-Club it either with a pair of thong heels or sneakers.
-Combine it with an oversized shirt or a blazer to balance the overall silhouette.
Birthday Special: Take a look at Top 10 melodious tracks of KK
Krishnakumar Kunnath, famously known as KK, was among the best artists in the country. On May 31, the brilliant vocalist died following a cardiac arrest at his show in Kolkata. He was gifted with a disorderly yet smooth voice that will be recalled by his fans for a long time to come. On the event of his 54th birthday, have a look at his best 10 heartwarming tracks. <3
1. Aankhon Mein Teri Ajab Si.
2. Yaaro Dosti.
3. Tadap Tadap Ke.
4. Tu Aashiqui Hai.
5. Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai.
6. Khuda Jaane.
7. Zara Sa.
8. Dil Kyu Yeh Mera.
9. Hai Junoon.
10. Pyaar Ke Pal.
US woman’s bhangra performance wins hearts. Watch video
A US lady has left netizens stunned with her bhangra dance. The lady is seen killing the bhangra moves in a video shared on Instagram.
In the video, she is seen performing bhangra in her kitchen wearing a T-shirt and yoga pants. She effortlessly performs to the melody “Chidi Blauri”, sung by Mannat Noor and Ammy Virk, from 2018 film Laung Laachi. Happily, she grooves energetically, winning the hearts of netizens.
“Something delayed for now,” Omala, the Instagrammer captioned the post. The video has earned more than 1.2 million hits on Instagram.
One of her social media follower commented, “hell yes, you had the swag and attitude and perfectly done steps to traditional Bhangra! Whoot whoot.” Another client remarked, “What aa dance ????? amazing ?.”
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Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s wedding: Couple’s big day is finally here, the couple is set to tie the knot today
Finally, Ranbir and Alia are to tie the knot today. Ranbir Kapoor’s whole family is excited about it. Yesterday, the Yeh Jawani hai Deewani star held Mehendi and Haldi ceremonies at his Pali Hill residence Vastu. Apart from his family members, several other stars such as Karan Johar, etc were present at the rituals. Neetu Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor have already confirmed with the paparazzi that Alia and Ranbir are tying the knot today i.e 14th April, some reports however suggest that the muhurat of Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt wedding is at 3:30 pm. In a recent interview, Shakti Kapoor said that Rishi Kapoor wanted to see Ranbir-Alia’s wedding with his own eyes and he is glad that Ranbir didn’t delay the wedding anymore.
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