In the world of high-end fashion labels and designer clothing, drawing a cotton sari from your mom’s closet or wearing a vintage dress can’t beat anything. And our own Bollywood stars are no different. They can block the red carpet in the finest clothes designed by famous fashion designers, but when it comes to their mother’s own personal collection, these starlets will give full assurance of good old English poetry: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed. , Something blue
A few days back, actor Mrinal Thakur shared a photo on his Instagram stories in which she and her mother Vandana Thakur wore a black sari with a pink pallu. Below the collage, the jersey-actor wrote: Isn’t this the best thing in the world that you can wear your mother’s sari and jewelry. I am in love with my mom’s wedding sari (shalu) I think I will wear this in my wedding too. (sic).
And yes, the mother knows best about the sari. Six yards of perfect elegance, you can never go wrong with a sari. And it was Ira Khan, daughter of Aamir Khan and Reena Dutta who gave #Sarigol to her followers. Star Kid raided her mother’s wardrobe and opted for a nice Sunday sporty yet chic gray printed sari. Giving her followers a glimpse of what she chose, Ira posed in a neatly drawn sari with a black bralet and completed the look with funky earrings, white boots and an olive green handbag. He went on Instagram and wrote: Sari Sunday! I like saris very much. So I decided that what I really needed to do was learn how to do it right. For a few hours. I don’t have so many people so I don’t even need space in my closet for them as I would raid different people’s rooms. This is mom’s. From Calcutta. We think Yes, I was wearing shoes with my sari. (sic). ”
Recalling the good old days with his mother Sridevi, Jahnvi Kapoor is seen on various occasions wearing sports attire from his mother’s closet. In 2018, Jahnvi wore a sari of her mother at the 65th National Film Awards in Delhi. Close friend and designer Manish Malhotra went to Instagram and praised the young actress, he wrote: Very beautiful @janhvikapoor when she goes to get Sridevi Madam’s Much Deserved National Award for her brilliant performance in mother … an actress and human this emotional and invaluable. For (sic) we all miss every day of our lives … #jhanvikapoor is in her mom’s sari.
Over the years, many celebrity stars have borrowed from their respective mothers and in-laws and added their own unique twist to the group. Kareena Kapoor Khan wore the wedding dress of her mother-in-law and veteran actress Sharmila Tagore. Kareena, who is married to Saif Ali Khan, wore Sharmila’s traditional gharara on her wedding day.
Her sister-in-law and jewelery designer Saba Pataudi went to Instagram and shared images where Kareena and Sharmila are dressing up for their respective weddings. Saba wrote on Kareena’s photo: Mahshallah. Generations and traditions continued. (sic).
There are also celebrity mothers internationally who have seen their lovers grow up and walk around in their outfits, one of them being Angelina Jolie. Walking on the red carpet with her children while promoting her movie Eternal, and out of seven children, Zahra Marley Jolly-Pitt chose to wear one of Angelina’s dresses at the event. Zahara opted for the Eli Saab Kochhar dress, which was a bodice adorned with glittering rhinestones, which Jolie had previously worn during the 2014 Oscar ceremony.
Similarly, Jolly gave a twist to the Dior gown she wore in 2019 and her daughter Shiloh Jolly-Pitt wore it for the red-carpet event. The gown was replaced above the knee which makes it a fun yet chic dress. She completed the look with hoop earrings and black ballerina flats.
Wearing an outfit from your mother’s closet is like taking a piece of it wherever you go. So, print your mommy darling’s wardrobe this festive season and celebrate her fashion choice and mix it with part of your style.