01/6Create a yesteryear charm by using these styling tips from the leading ladies of Bollywood

Create a yesteryear charm by using these styling tips from the leading ladies of Bollywood

Our B-town divas have always been huge fans of the nine-yards. You will often find them ditching gowns and dresses to dress like a woman who’s proud of her Indian heritage would– by draping the nine yards. In the coming years, actresses have worn the traditional weave or a modern polyester saree, draped in their own style and made it their own. But in recent times, we’ve found, our modern day actresses romancing the past, reminding us of the undeniable glamour of the yesteryears. If you find yourself yearning for the same. Here’s a guide that will help you nail the look, in the first go!


02/6Opt for rustic hues

Opt for rustic hues

If there's one thing that spells old-school saree game, it has to be rustic hues. Taapsee opted for a pastel green saree with a statement border that was teamed with an almost denim blue blouse which featured classic balloon sleeves. A thick ethnic choker, chunky jewellery, a messy bun with curls and deeply kohled eyes helped complete her retro look.


03/6DON’T roll up the sleeves

DON’T roll up the sleeves

With elegant look and a sepia filter, you could easily mistake Sonam K Ahuja for an actress from the sixties. While the beautiful saree, traditional jewelry do lend the look its elegance, her long sleeved blouse sets it apart. Whenever you’re trying to pull off a yesteryear-like elegance, always pick a blouse with long sleeves.


04/6Catch a wave

Catch a wave

Take cue from Karisma Kapoor to nail the yesteryear-glam hair. While she chose to die her long longs in a beautiful braid, notice how she kept the hair wavy? When it comes to hair, keep your hair wavy, right from the root to tips. Keeping the hair wavy will also add some volume to hair. So go, grab that curling iron!


05/6Pick up pearls

Pick up pearls

Deepika Padukone completely transformed her modern day glam to a more aristocrat, yesteryear glam with just this one look. While the bangin’ highlight is quite the highlight of the look, it is her pearl jewelry that gives its elegance. Prefer pearl chocker necklaces and pearl ear tops to make your look graceful.


06/6Flower Power

Flower Power

Aditi Rao Hydari was transformed into the ladies from celebrated Indian Malayali painter’s paintings for Hello Magazine’s cover story. To make her look more authentic to the era, her hair was draped brazenly with a gajra. If you’re trying to make your look more authentic, grab on that gajra, and wrap it away!