If you are under the impression that black and white is boring, think again because the divas of Bollywood are here to prove to us that monochrome fashion can be anything BUT boring. Whether it is black, or white, or a stunning marriage of the two in an outfit, Bollywood is here yet again to save the day for us mere mortals, starved of chic and simple fashion inspiration.
1. Sonam Kapoor’s airport style
The universally acknowledged style icon of Bollywood does not miss out on her style quotient, even when she is stepping out of the airport, in her tied black coat and white pleated midi from BODICE.
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2. Deepika Padukone looks chic in a daytime LBD
Deepika in an LBD for the Mumbai promotions of her film Bajirao Mastani is an absolute vision. This Dolce and Gabbana creation looks fabulous because of the lace bodice and the simple white Peter Pan collars.
3. Alia Bhatt dazzles in a midi dress
Alia Bhatt knows how to work the all-black look to her benefit, as demonstrated in this stunning Shivan and Naresh dress which she wore to the promotions of her film Kapoor and Sons.
4. Athiya Shetty shows how suits are for everyone
Athiya Shetty looked ravishing in a black and white tailored corset suit by Kanika Goyal, which she put on for the Hindustan Times Most Stylish Awards, in which she got the award for Most Stylish Newcomer, and we couldn’t agree more.
5. Karisma Kapoor and her eternal elegance
The elder of the Kapoor sister seems to be growing younger every day. Here too, she looks resplendent in this Gaurav Gupta all black outfit consisting of a peplum top with a stunning cape and trousers.
6. Neha Dhupia rocks the fashionable monochrome stripes
Neha Dhupia chose to work the stripes style with her fashionable monochrome printed coat from Raw Mango and a wonderfully simple black shift midi dress from BODICE.
7. Kangana Ranaut in ethnic monochrome
If you think monochrome can only be pulled off with couture and casuals, think again because Kangana Ranaut totally knows how to rock the white saree by Sandeep Khosla.
8. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a vision in black
Aishwarya Rai looked stunning for her Filmfare shoot in a gown by Theia Couture in all black, with a classic bodycon black dress and a black over-stole in lace.
9. Sonam Kapoor looking ethereal in a white cape dress
You can’t have Sonam Kapoor only once on a list that teaches you avant garde fashion. She looked like a goddess in her Ralph and Russo all-white sequinned cape dress for this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
10. Shraddha Kapoor rocks the black and white dress
Shraddha Kapoor knows that monochrome can be cute too, especially in short, skater dresses such as this one by Alice and Olivia, which looks so chic, yet so street smart.
11. Nargis Fakhri in sporty monochrome casuals
Nargis Fakhri rocks black monochrome like no other in her black overalls by Madwell, which makes her look comfortable as well as fashion forward, because conventionally, you would expect dungarees to be funky and colourful, but here, they look edgy as well.
12. Prachi Desai suits up in black and white
Prachi Desai looked her usual cute self in a monochrome outfit with black tailored trousers and a white dress shirt with a simple black bow detail, for an event with The Times of India.
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13. Katrina Kaif in black cut-out formals
Katrina Kaif looked ridiculously good in this Philipp Plein cut-out dress in all black for the annual award show hosted by GQ India, proving yet again that black is far from being boring.
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