Anju Modi’s Mastani

15 Styles To Get Deepika Padukone’s Romantic Regal Look In Bajirao Mastani

If you happened to read our blog post yesterday, you might have got the idea that we are in a period fashion state of mind right now. And we have good reason! When it comes to traditional sartorial options, we often find ourselves seriously shortchanged, after all how many times and how many ways can we reinvent the same old anarkalis, draped saris and lehengas. So when we found ourselves in possession a whole new vista of ethnic styling, it had us go hallelujah!

And no prizes for guessing what we are talking about, the title image and caption of this post must have wisened you up to the fact already that the reason behind this new found excitement for old world regal fashion is the soon to be released epic drama, Bajirao Mastani. If you have been following the fashion news, which quite surely you sartorialists are (!), you would know that the mastermind behind the exquisite peshwa and mughal period inspired costumes is none other than the celebrated veteran designer Anju Modi. And what especially stood out for us was the exquisite Persian inspired costumes designed for the titular character, Mastani, a woman of many attributes and facets from horse riding and spear throwing to an exquisite danseuse and songstress, a historical representation of the woman of today.

What, however, you might not know, is that the designer is releasing this one of a kind period collection exclusively, wait for it….with us!!

So when we sat down to pen our post for the day, we could not stop getting back to the period fashion vibe that has been lingering in our minds. We thought, wouldn’t it be nice to put together a style guide for a period dressing meets contemporary aesthetic that will have you standout with a truly innovative ethnic statement this wedding season. Not sure what we are talking about? Here is what we had in mind:

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A mughal inspired modern ensemble that plays with the classical sharara paired with a smoking jacket and accessorized with delicate maang tika worn sideways for that added mughal touch, a kundankari statement ring and embroidered slip on jutties finished with a standout jali work clutch for a look that is equal parts regal and romantic just like the sensuous Deepika Padukone in the film.

Like what you see? Here is a range of options to create something similar, from the special Mastani collection of mughal inspired outfits and complementary accessories for you to mix and match for an inimitable style at the next wedding!

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You can shop the above designs and the entire exclusive Mastani collection here. Oh and not to forget the accessories, here is a selection of a contemporary version of the classic mughal jewelry with a few surprise add ons:

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invest in a lustworthy hand harness available here

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Don’t forget the classic Mughal jhumar, head over here for an extensive collection of these beauties

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Shop exquisite Persian motif embroidered slip on jutties here

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head over here to get that minimalist version of the ornate nathani

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Get yourself a mughal architecture inspired clutch like the one above from here

 

So go the unconventional route this season by opting for a style that will have you be the belle of a modern day Indian ball for sure! You can thank us later!

Get the Bajirao Mastani look here

 

 

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