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Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?

Malaika arrived at her sister's sangeet in a gorgeous red Shantanu & Nikhil - umm - bridal lehnga. All that red is quite the bold maneuver, but I fear it detracts from the actual bride who opted for a creme and red lehnga. Wonder if there was a throwdown between the sisters - if so, I'd have to side with Amrita on this one. Malaika's blouse has lovely embroidery, but seeing as it is a tad on the shorter side, we don't get to see much of it. I can't say I'm surprised though - with so much material covering her up in the lehnga, of course she'd pick a teeny tiny blouse. Her makeup is glimmery and not at all OTT, and I love the soft ringlets in her hair. There's no doubt that Malaika - with that perfect bone structure - is quite the stunner. Only thing is, maybe she should have toned down her va va voom hotness for her sister's know the whole don't upstage the bride bit. Arbaaz is looking handsome in his white chikan pathani suit - the gents can't go wrong when they go traditional!Photo Source.


Anonymous said…
Lol, I totally agree with this post. I burst out laughing when I saw Malaika's pics. Also, besides the outfit, can't she EVER tone down the vampiness - like at her sister's wedding?! I understand she has this image to uphold but please!!
desipolitan said…
It's funny how even in traditional Indian attire, that vampy factor still comes through loud and clear. Clearly, Kohl Girl, it must be an image issue after all...I can think of no other explanation.
Aarti said…
I agree... she'd probably be at a loss for what to wear if she couldn't go the skanky route.. Maybe it's a security blanket.. shrugs.
desipolitan said…
True, Aarti. I guess it is a fashion rut of sorts.

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