Actress Priyanka Chopra recently grabbed eyeballs for her sultry look on the cover of an US based fashion magazine named ‘Instyle’. She donned a traditional outfit with a twist to give it a modern touch. Somehow, this did not go down well with some of the social media users who slammed her for wearing a blouse-less saree.
The Bollywood actress turned singer turned Hollywood star draped a golden saree which is specially designed by Tarun Tahiliani for that US magazine cover. The writing on the magazine cover is in bold- “It’s getting hot”.
PeeCee proudly shared the photo in her Instagram handle and she called saree ‘one of the most iconic silhouettes from India.’ As soon as she posted the cover picture, some of the Bollywood celebrities dropped comment praising the actress’ look. From hubby Nick Jonas to Rhea Kapoor, Esha Gupta and many other celebs went gaga over Priyanka’s hot avatar.
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Fashion is such an important part of global culture, often arising from centuries of tradition, and doesn’t go out of style when the seasons change. The ‘Saree’ is one of the most iconic and recognized silhouettes from India. To me, its beauty lies in its versatility, not just in drape and fabric. It embodies elegance, femininity, and power, and I love how I feel when I’m wearing one. I’m so proud to be wearing a @Taruntahiliani saree on @instylemagazine’s July cover! Thank you @laurabrown99 for being such an amazing creative partner, and for sharing some of India’s incredible fashion with the world. #IndianSummer #ProudDesi (Link to the story in bio)
However, there were some who were not convinced the way our Desi girl carried the saree without wearing blouse and they gathered to give the actress some lessons on ‘sanskar’.
Now while the word ‘culture’ featured many times on her Instagram comment section, it seems they hardly knew of our Indian culture, otherwise surely they would have known that the ‘blouse’ is a British import. At the same time when women in Bengal walked around without a blouse, European ladies laced themselves tight in corsets. But the fact is that piece of clothing wasn’t a part of Indian culture till a woman from Tagore family, Jnanadanandini Debi, popularized the idea of blouse just so that Indian women can enter clubs under the British Raj.
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