To celebrate her momentous occasion, the most special one, Alia Bhatt chose to personalize her mehendi ensemble with a sustainable approach. Designed by top fashion designer Manish Malhotra, the gorgeous fuchsia pink trousseau features 180 textile patches.
Recalling the work it took to create this masterpiece, Manish wrote: A Treasure of Traceability and Trust. The very beautiful #ManishMalhotraBride. The very beautiful #ManishMalhotraBride @aliaabhatt chose to personalize her Mehendi ensemble with a sustainable approach, bringing together around 180 textile patches to mark her momentous occasion, the most special indeed. (sic).
Drawn by Kashmiri and Chikankari threads, #Mijwan women’s passionate 3000-hour intricate handicraft celebrated Alia’s personality with elan. “The modified touches reminisce about her journey and portray symbolic elements of her memories. Engraved with Kashmiri and Chikankari threads, the passionate 3000 hour intricate handicraft of #Mijwan women consists of a fuchsia pink lehenga and blouse embellished with real gold and silver nakshi and kora flowers, and vintage gold metallic sequins from Kutch . (sic),” added Manish.
With 180 colorful textile patches coming to life on her ensemble, Alia’s ensemble is a perfect mood board for a summer wedding. Speaking of the technique, Manish added: “The patches are woven together using a couture technique of cross-stitching with three tar and six tar anchors. This hand-woven silk ensemble, trimmed with real gold zari and appliqués, also features Banarasi -brocades, jacquard, bandhani, Kachha Resham buttons and some leftovers from previous bridal outfits and details from #ManishMalhotraArchives.Every love story is unique, and @manishmalhotra05 beautifully tells her opening story of a joyful eternity (sic),” added Manish.
Celebrating a day full of love and colors, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s mehendi function was a beautiful soiree. Alia shared some colorful and happy moments with family and friends and posted some cute photos on Instagram.
Alia was seen flaunting her beautiful smile as her Mr. Kapoor, Ladkewalas and her closest friends danced for the beautiful bride. Accompanying the photos, Alia wrote: The Mehendi was like something out of a dream. It was a day full of love, family, our beautiful best friends, LOTS of fries, a surprise performance by the ladkewalas, Ayan playing DJ, a BIG surprise organized by Mr. Kapoor (my favorite artist played my favorite songs) all followed by some happy tears and quiet blissful moments with the love of my life. There are days… and then there are days like this! (sic).”
Among other attendees, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Riddima Kapoor Sahni were also seen wearing statement pieces designed by Manish Malhotra. Kareena looked stunning in an intricate handmade Kashmiri lehenga set, highlighted with tricolor sequins and paired with a dreamy drape. Riddhima sparkled on the dance floor in a silver sequin saree.
The mother of the bride, Soni Razdan, also looked stunning in a fully embroidered Manish Malhotra anarkali suit.
Ranbir Kapoor entered the dance floor and surprised his lover with her favorite songs. She looked smart in a red Sabyasachi kurta set paired with a matching bandhgala jacket. Neetu Kapoor, who was in her element, looked radiant in an off-white and multicolored resham ghagra by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla.
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