Deepika Padukone Style File: Bollywood’s Dimple Queen

Deepika Padukone Style File: Bollywood’s Dimple Queen

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Some fell for Deepika Padukone’s dimples, some for her confident demeanour, some liked her acting prowess and some (including us) were floored by her style and attitude that she carried with an unmatched élan.  DP’s style evolution has been regularly monitored by Bollywood’s fashion police. From sweeping everyone off their feet at Cannes to her casual airport looks, she has always been a draw. She drew us into her phenomenal sartorial choices backed by her talented style squad and this is why, she still continues to rule the film and fashion industry for almost a decade now.

With back to back hit films and successful deliverance of style file on the radar, Deepika has held our hearts. But before you hurry to scroll down, we suggest you to hold your coffee and relax because this diva’s style statements have different genres. They fall into the categories of casual, award functions, traditional, Indo-western and a lot more. Read on…

Of her Cannes appearances

Ever since 2010, Deepika made her debut on the illustrious Cannes’ red carpet; there has been no looking back for her. Here are some of her much-loved looks at the international film festival.

one shoulder green gown worn by deepika padukone at cannes
Deepika turned up the heat in a one-shoulder Brandon Maxwell bottle green gown with a thigh-high slit. Smokey eyes, diamonds from DGrisogono, heels from Chloe Gosselin and a neat high bun completed her look.
deepika at cannes red carpet in plum gown
The Piku star flaunted her long toned legs as she slipped in a revealing plum Marchesa gown with floral embroidery. Her bold lips and beachy tresses added up much grace to the whole look.
backless red floral gown by deepika at cannes
For one of the Cannes’ press events, she dressed up in a red floral gown designed by Johanna Ortiz. Smokey blue eye and highlighted hair did the rest talking for her.

Of Award Functions:

The Padmaavat beauty is one of those actresses who has always taken compliments and controversies with a balanced head. Experimental fashion is something that she has never shied away from. Despite the fact that her style and PR team have often been accused of copying ideas from other celebrities, Deepika has just been there, strong, beautiful and how. No matter whether it’s a rich Kanjeevaram saree or a thigh-high slit gown, her exceptional sartorial choices always end up making statements. Let’s take a look at her best-dressed award nights.

deepika in white shane and peacock gown
Designers’ muse, DP slipped in a Shane and Peacock sculpted gown that featured a plunging neck and voluminous shoulder. Fiercely laudable, isn’t she?
Deepika Padukone at NEXA IIFA Awards 2016
Deepika took to dazzle at IIFA in an ivory Sabyasachi featuring a netted cape and floral embellishments. With dark smokey eyes and an emerald jewellery set, she made sure that all eyes were on her.
deepika padukone in black amit aggarwal strapless gown
Deepika ruffled up a storm in a black Amit Aggarwal gown at Filmfare Middle East relaunch in Dubai. A tousled ponytail and smokey eyes went totally with her look.

Other popular looks

Deepika at Met Gala
Deepika at Met Gala
deepika at star screen awards 2016
Deepika at Star Screen Awards

Of Films and Promotions:

We know you gushed over Deepika’s heavily embroidered anarkalis, lehenga-cholis and ghagaras in RaamLeela, Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat (we did too). Talk of her make-up, jewellery or hairdo, the actress has been a sight to behold. She also nailed her looks to perfection during the films’ promotions. While the fact remains that it’s near to impossible to cover all of her glamourous statements, we have tried a hand at bringing some of her classiest sartorial choices.

Deepika wore an Anju Modi anarkali in Bajirao Mastani
Deepika wore an Anju Modi anarkali in Bajirao Mastani. Her rich outfit teamed with a golden turban made for a beautiful Persian ensemble.
Deepika Padukone in Anju Modi Bajirao Mastani traditional wear
Deepika Padukone looked jaw-dropping as she launched Anju Modi’s Bajirao Mastani collection
deepika in deep neck golden gown
The lady boldly shimmered in a figure-hugging Naeem Khan gown during xXx: Return of Xander Cage promotions. A sleek hairdo and minimal makeup balanced her glamourous quotient.
deepika in traditional rajasthani look in padmaavat
Her look from Padmaavat is the most talked about in 2018. Styled by Rimple and Harpreet Narula, her traditional Rajasthani costumes and extravagant jewellery got us drooling. Be it her Ghoomar ghaghara or pastel and Bandhani lehengas, she looked like a quintessential beauty.
beautiful look of deepika as padmavati
Jewellery label Tanishq designed traditional Rajasthani necklaces, chokers, ranihaars, jhumkis, hathphools, bangles, borlas, naths and maangtikkas featuring meenakari, jadau, kundan as well as miniature paintings.

Of Deepika’s love for sarees

If you’ve closely followed Deepika’s style statements, you might have noticed her fascination for Sabyasachi Mukherji. There are rumours that she might also rope in the designer for her wedding with beau Ranveer Singh. What we have really loved about her sarees is that they are always fuss-free, well-proportioned with makeup and accessories. Let’s look at some of her adorable looks in drapes.

Deepika in sabyasachi mukherji floral saree blouse
This floral saree from the Sabyasachi’s spring collection was spot on. Loved the way she paired the blouse with intricate details.
beautiful red saree of deepika padukone
Deepika looked royal in this saree that had the beautiful tint of orange all over. With a massive gold choker with emerald and ruby work and her hair loosely pulled up in a retro-styled bun, she did complete justice to her attire.
deepika white saree ambani wedding
Deepika looked amazing in a laser cut saree by Rohit Bal at Ambani’s party. Flaunting her chiseled shoulders in a halter neck blouse, she tied her hair in a classic way and stole the limelight.
Deepika padukone IN traditional sabyasachi saree at lfw
By adding that dark lip colour, she created a bolder look at the Lakme Fashion Week. She was styled by Shaleena Nathani and her makeup was done by Daniel Bauer. Saree never looked so drool-worthy, isn’t it?
deepika in peach pink sabyasachi saree
Deepika looked breathtakingly beautiful in a peach-pink Banarasi saree with marori border at her dad’s felicitation ceremony. Neat side parted low bun and a pair of dazzling earrings were the right wardrobe accompaniments for the evening.

Of Airport looks

Deepika looks ravishing all the time. Be it a plain tee, a simple short dress or a body-hugging gown, she has always succeeded in giving us major fashion goals. Talking about her airport looks, the dimpled beauty has always charmed paparazzi and aficionados with her smart leather jackets, comfy tank tops, pretty dresses and a wide smile. Needless to say, her style is effortless, comfortable and yet very stylish.

cute striped dress and white t shirt of deepika
Prettiness in sight! A strappy striped dress paired with a white tee.
deepika in olive green coat and ripped jeans
Trench coat done right! Ripped denims teamed with a basic tee and sporty shoes made for comfortable travel look.
yellow jumpsuit with trench coat of deepika
Deepika looked as bright as a sunflower at the airport. She can never go wrong when she wears a piece from her own label All About You.
one shoulder dress and skinny jeans of deepika
Oodles of sassiness when Deepika carried this one shoulder dress with skinny jeans.
deepika airport look in checkered clothes
Joggers set or a quirky pantsuit, we leave it to you to decide?

Research – Riya Patel
A shopaholic by choice, Riya Patel loves exploring latest trends in Fashion & Lifestyle. This Mass Communications graduate is pursuing her interest as a Lifestyle Blogger since a year. She loves whipping up delicacies and is a beach baby.
Words – Divya Mallick
A moody bookworm, Divya Mallick loves learning and writing about various nuances of fashion industry. A die-hard 90s music fan, she likes to travel when she is doing nothing productive in the world.

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