Skip to main content

My worlds collide: Bollywood, meet the Cambridges

My favorite royal couple (the Cambridges, natch), hosted a cocktail reception at K Palace as a means to kickoff their India and Bhutan royal tour. Surprisingly, HRH opted for a floor length dress. Unsurprisingly, she revisited Indian designer Saloni. The rich navy blue, Swiss dots, deep-V neckline in the back, the almost Victorian high ruffled neck, and strategic sheer paneling details, added liveliness to the semi-seriousness of a floor-length dress at a cocktail function. Side bar: I noted more than one jeans clad attendee; denim. At Kensington. Palace. It doesn't matter how dark the wash, it's not acceptable.
Back to the Duchess. Bollywood and the Cambridges will have a chance to mingle on Day 1 at what promises to be a glittering reception. I hope our B-town Stars bring their collective A-game, because you know HRH will. After all, she had staff members embark on a trial run of her scheduled tour just so they could report back as to climate and local conditions, and she could be well-informed on exactly what to pack (wish I could partake in such a service....it'd make packing a breeze!). I'm guessing we will see Saloni and Naeem Khan on this tour. Perhaps a shot or two of the Duchess in traditional attire. 🙏🏽 Can you imagine how stunning she'd look in a sari or lehenga?!?


                                        Photos: dailymail.co.uk

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Meet Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan

The young, beautiful, and fashionable Queen of Bhutan, a country secluded from the world's limelight due to its remoteness, has already been generating a stir ever since her marriage to the King and her rise to the position of Queen Consort. She is a powerhouse in her own right, and much loved by the Bhutanese people. However, on a fun and superficial level, she has also drawn favorable comparisons to the Duchess of Cambridge, so much so, that she is sometimes referred to as the "Kate Middleton of the Himalayas".
So who is this Himalayan Queen? At 25-years-old, she is the youngest Queen Consort in the world. Like Kate, she was a commoner (though with an aristocratic lineage) and the daughter of a pilot. She is fashionable, athletic, and holds a university arts background. Additionally, she herself is a brand new mum, having recently given birth to a baby boy.
As with Wills and Kate, the King and Queen of Bhutan have always shown great respect for their country's cult…

Archives: Kunal Nayyar Weds Neha Kapur

TV's lovably neurotic astrophysicist Rajesh Koothrapali (aka Kunal N) married former Miss India Neha Kapur in a lavish round of ceremonies in Delhi back in December. Thankfully the real life Kunal doesn't require booze to talk to women - otherwise these two would be headed for a very silent or very drunk married life. Cheers to the happy couple. Here are a couple of snaps from Neha's mehendi ceremony and from their Big Fat Indian wedding reception. I hear it was a small, family affair with only about 1,000 people in attendance. Check out a slideshow of their nuptials here.
Photos: jeremy lusk via people, vinayak das via people.

Dapper Dev

In case all the Golden Globes cuteness between costars Dev and Sunny wasn't enough, Dev I'm-not-just-Slumdog-anymore Patel featured in a glorious spread in the December 2016 issue of InStyle. For your viewing pleasure: