Bollywood divas have a style of their own and when they decide to go ethnic chic they make the look as stylish as possible and floor everyone. With the anarkali suit back in fashion here are some Bollywood divas rocking the floor length anarkali dresses and some style tips for you from them.
Bollywood Divas in Floor Length Anarkali Dresses
1. Karisma Kapoor: Royal black anarkali:
when it comes to timeless elegance, Karisma Kapoor is the epitome of it. With her fair skin and green eyes, she is the ultimate Bollywood diva and here she is seen in a gorgeous georgette floor length anarkali suit. The dress has a black background over which a pink border has been used to give a lift to the dull colour and to the whole figure of the dress. The deep round neck has black embroidery work on it with a gold border and is offset with a pink border once again to balance the pink at the bottom of the dress. The sleeves are made up of net with a beautiful lace work of pink and black and add a lot of volume and colour to the whole outfit. With her large gold earrings and dark eye makeup, Karisma Kapoor makes this dress a great example of beauty with elegance.
2. Sushmita Sen: Elegant pink anarkali:
The tall and gorgeous Sushmita Sen adds just another element of elegance to this anarkali dress. Made with pink georgette material, the fabric flows seamlessly over her slim figure and is offset with a pale golden and green border. The small round neck has fine golden embroidery around it that tapers down to add colour and volume to the dress. She has paired this anarkali dress with a traditional nose ring and strappy heels for a great look.
3. Bipasha Basu: Heavy neck anarkali:
Bipasha Basu has been a Bollywood pinup girl for ages and with this ethnic look, she takes her identity to a whole new level. She is seen wearing a delicate pink and purple anarkali where the pink of the fabric washes down as it ascends to the chest where it meets a heavy purple. The colours are so seamlessly paired that it looks absolutely wonderful. There is heavy work of gold on the neck area as a triple border that tapers down to the waist is created and adds a lot of solidity to the anarkali dress. The purple sleeves have golden pattern on them and a thin dupatta with a thick border adds the finishing touch to this gorgeous floor length anarkali dress by Bipasha Basu.
4. Dia Mirza in White fabric Floor Length Anarkali
Former Miss India, Dia Mirza brings charming grace to this white anarkali dress. This simple white dress has a beautiful red neck and bodice that adds the typical Mughal era anarkali style to the dress. The sleeves are long with a patterned print in gold to match the border. Dia Mirza pairs this anarkali dress with a long dupatta, open flowing hair and white strappy sandals.
5. Parineeti Chopra in Brown velvet Floor Length Anarkali
Parineeti Chopra defines the words bubbly and effervescent and this anarkali dress is no less. She wears an eccentric colour of brown and looks absolutely gorgeous in it. The sleek fabric adds a lot of shine to the dress and a pink border at the bottom gives a sudden splash of colour. The slim V neck with a white and brown border adds volume to the anarkali dress while the heavy dupatta adds more to the overall appeal of this anarkali dress. The three fourth sleeves take out from the bulky character of the dress and with open hair and a light makeup; Parineeti adds a lot of beauty to and balance to the dress.
6. Esha Deol in Asymmetrical Floor Length Anarkali
This Punjabi actress packs quite a punch with this colorful anarkali. This anarkali dress is a mesh of complementary colours like black, white, red and blue. The asymmetrical design of the anarkali is a style statement with a red border and the simple round neck tops it all off beautifully. The bodice of this anarkali dress has golden print on it with red and blue flowers embroidered at the waist to add to the asymmetrical design a d the color combination of the dress. The black net sleeves with a large symmetrical pattern add balance to the whole outfit. Esha deol pairs it off with chandelier earrings and golden sandals for a great look.
7. Kareena Kapoor Khan in Floor Length Anarkali
This Bollywood royalty adds a lot of grace and royal charm to this anarkali dress. With her peaches and cream complexion, the orange and pink of the anarkali dress shines very brightly. There is a peacock motif throughout the dress with a net border set with a bright pink border. Above the border is a traditional peacock design with golden to add to the fall and grace of the dress while the neck has further embellishments of the motif with a pink and golden embroidery work all over it. The pink sleeves add a perfect colour combination with a pink dupatta all giving a splash of pink to this dress. She pairs this up with strappy sandals and long earrings for a great ethnic look.
8. Soha Ali Khan in Pink Floor Length Anarkali
Soha Ali Khan wears this combination anarkali of pink and black with heavy embroidery to look all grand and festive. The black dupatta add to the appeal of the whole pink anarkali and add colour and mellows down the brightness of the pink. With a heavy golden border and a full embroidered neck line that tapers down, this anarkali dress adds a lot of length to the short frame of Soha Ali Khan and is a perfect dress for all of you trying to look taller. She pairs this up with western style black peep toes and looks very grand.
9. Shilpa Shetty in Western Floor Length Anarkali
Shilpa Shetty wears this new take on the anarkali dress with pastel colours and western design for a very stylish and chic anarkali dress. The beige colour of the bodice with a straight cut and a straight collar add length to the anarkali dress. The various shades of pastel blue at the bottom add to the flow of the fabric and the dress. There is a straight golden neck that works down in a rectangular pattern and gives a lot of volume to the dress. The full beige sleeve with a blue border add grace and charm to the dress and the beige dupatta with blue print create a balance with the overall colour combination of the dress. Shilpa Shetty shows off her light makeup with contouring and adds to the overall effect of this stylish western style inspired Anarkali dress.
10. Aishwarya Rai in Net Floor Length Anarkali
Aishwarya Rai wears a light golden brownish Anarkali with a net fabric and silver work to look very graceful and gorgeous in this ethnic ensemble. She net dupatta adds to the colour of the anarkali dress with a red border and silver work on it while the demure round neck adds grace to her overall look. The net sleeves have a large red and silver pattern on it which adds sparkle to the anarkali dress. She has paired this dress with traditional Indian dark eyes and kohl and look absolutely gorgeous in it.
11. Katrina Kaif in high Neck Floor Length Anarkali
Katrina Kaif shows off this demure looking rich anarkali in a heavy royal blue fabric. The V shaped neck is slim and tapers down to the bodice with a simple yet elegant golden brown border which adds volume to the neck of the dress. The sleeves and the kurti have a heavy golden border with work on it which adds to the design aspect of the dress and counters the plainness of the blue fabric. The waist has a western design added with a transparent sheer material and looks very stylish and chic. She pairs this look with golden silver jewellery for a great effect.
These are some of the most stylish and chic anarkali dresses sported by our very own Bollywood divas. You too can try and attempt any of these looks with a great anarkali and hair and makeup for a perfect ethnic themed party. With the wedding and festival season on its way, this is a great style inspiration to follow as you go around choosing your traditional look for the season. Whether you are tall or short, are slim or curvy, an anarkali is the best fit that you can ever have. You can show off your the traditional diva in you and wear an anarkali with matching jewellery and great hair to be a showstopper at any party. With these Bollywood divas and their style statement with the humble anarkali, you know you will not go wrong with the dress and it will definitely show you at your ethnic best.