By: Mohnish Singh
The international luxury giant Christian Dior’s India-inspired pre-fall 2023 show in Mumbai was not only graced by Bollywood celebs but a number of international stars also graced the event in style.
Actress Sonam Kapoor looked gorgeous in a pastel pink dress that she paired with a matching blazer. For accessories, she donned a statement gold traditional choker and earrings. To complete her look, she gave a fusion touch by wearing jutti styled heels and a potli clutch with embellishments.
Athiya Shetty posed with Diana Penty in style. The Hero actress wore a stylish one-shoulder white gown and Diana opted for a beautiful purple dress.
Karisma Kapoor attended the event in a formal black look with black heels and a high bun.
Shahid Kapoor’s wife Mira Rajput looked gorgeous in a black outfit teamed up with a pearl necklace.
Ananya Panday looked cute in a hot pink dress and she opted for Oxford-style chunky shoes.
Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams dressed in a red crinkled dress with puffer sleeves. She opted a pair of black strappy heels and a matching black bag.
Set against the backdrop of the iconic Gateway of India, the French fashion brand celebrates the richness of Indian textiles and the show itself marks the first official calendar display by a prominent European luxury brand in India.
Maria Grazia Chiuri, Dior’s current artistic director of women’s collections has collaborated with Mumbai-based atelier Chanakya School Of Craft to put together the luxury brand’s ready-to-wear collection.
In fashion terminology, the Pre-fall fashion refers to small capsule collections released by designers just ahead of the fall fashion shows in February, and arriving in stores in early summer. Pre-fall fashion is usually unveiled in a less formal, smaller-scale runway show to the primary Fall and Spring Fashion Week shows.
Thai stars Phakphum Romsaithong (Mile) and Nattawin Wattanagitiphat (Apo), Frieda Pinto, Never Have I Ever actress Poorna Jagannathan, Khushi Kapoor, Evergreen Rekha, Arjun Kapoor and many others attended the show.