Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Brooklyn Artists Ball

We're so used to seeing Ms. Padma as the host of TV's "Top Chef", it may slip our minds that she was first, and foremost, a model. Well, her appearance at the Ball jolted the memory of Padma's modeling days. Holy insanely tight abs!
Image via Vogue
Now as for her look, overall, it's not working. I'm digging the so-now crop tops with the longish sleeves. However, my personal preference is for the crop top to be paired with bottoms with a higher rise such that only a sliver of skin is exposed. Clearly, Padma subscribes to the "go big or go home" approach. She paired her crop top with a maxi skirt (also by Payal Singhal) slung ultra-low on her hips. This resulted in a maximum swath of super-fit-abs exposed. I get that she must be proud of her fit body. She's had a baby, so we know she's put in effort. However, this look is just way too overexposed IMHO.

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