Sonam Kapoor Advocates Conscious Fashion with Vintage Banarasi Saree Ensemble
Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor recently illuminated a friend’s wedding ceremony adorned in a dress crafted from a vintage Banarasi saree, thereby bringing to the fore the concept of conscious fashion. The saree, rich in traditional gold weave and antique surface embroidery techniques, carries forth the abundant history of Indian textiles. The ensemble was further enhanced with vintage tassels, shells, pearls, and authentic antique silver jewellery such as payals and bangles, some of which are 80-90 years old. The dupatta, embroidered with vintage mochi work from Gujarat, adds an extra layer of historical value to the outfit.
Sonam Kapoor: A Fashion Beacon
Sonam Kapoor, revered as a major fashion influencer in India, uses her platform to advocate for sustainable and conscious fashion choices. The actress’s vintage ensemble not only epitomizes style but also underscores the importance of sustainability in fashion. It’s a testament to her commitment to local tailors and artisans, whose skills she promotes as an integral part of the sustainable fashion movement.
Anand Ahuja’s Complementing Attire
Sonam’s husband, Anand Ahuja, added to the allure of the event in a Chikankari outfit from designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. His attire, in harmony with Sonam’s vintage saree ensemble, demonstrated a synchronous blend of tradition and style.
On the Professional Front
As for her professional engagements, Sonam Kapoor has two major projects in the pipeline, including the much-anticipated movie ‘Battle for Bittora.’ However, details about her other project remain under wraps, adding to the suspense for her fans and movie enthusiasts alike.