Just when we were reeling out of a quite memorable Dior Pre Fall 2023 show, we were hit by another sartorial wave at the opening ceremony of Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre at the plush location of BKC, in Mumbai. Being the hub of all things art and culture, NMACC was launched with a play directed by Feroz Abbas Khan titled “The Great Indian Musical: Civilization to Nation.”
With a launch that grand, celebrities are bound to make a stylish entrance. From Bollywood bigwigs to Hollywood’s heartthrobs, this soiree witnessed celebs around the globe making it truly a star-studded affair. With a guest list that impressive, one can expect the best of style and fashion. From boho chic outfits to scintillating gowns to gorgeous drapes and sharp tuxedos, the gala had it all.
From Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ shimmery gown to Gigi Hadid’s fuss-free maxi, here are some of our favourite fashion picks from Day 1 of this soiree.
She came, she conquered and she SLAYED in a custom Vaishali S creation. The pleated drape was teamed with a strapless 3D floral blouse and a matching baju band. Adding to the oomph were those dazzling diamond earrings and a choker necklace.
Deepika oozed regalia in a custom Anamika Khanna creation that came with a deep plunge and cape detailing. The intricately embellished look was teamed with a dainty maang tika and diamond studs.
PRIYANKA CHOPRA JONAS
Adding shimmer to the gala was Priyanka Chopra with her scintillating Elie Saab Haute Couture gown that came with pockets. Yes, POCKETS! Her mesh, embellished gown was teamed with a ruffled cape and delicate diamond jewels from BVLGARI
Gigi kept it sexy and easy in a Rahul Mishra look. Her floral embroidered separates were layered with a matching overcoat. Layers of diamond necklaces elevated her overall look.
Athiya channeled her inner black mamba in an Anamika Khanna couture. Her black sequined 3D floral blazer had a deep plunge and cut out detailing at the waist and was paired with black sequined embroidered pants. The 3D floral cape detailing added to the drama of her outfit. She accessorized her look with a pair of long earrings.
SONAM KAPOOR AHUJA
Sonam looked divine in a custom JJ Valaya couture featuring a floral georgette saree layered with an ivory silk dupion jacket and cinched together with a jewelled cummerbund. Her look was accessorized with a delicate necklace, colourful earrings and a mini silver purse.
A classic forever, Karisma never misses the sartorial mark. Her printed Sabyasachi drape was layered with an embellished black cape that added to the drama of the look. The dazzling danglers and statement Sabya clutch elevated the outfit furthermore.
KAREENA KAPOOR KHAN
Bebo always understands the assignment and this time was no different either. Her gorgeous red Anjul Bhandari lehenga was teamed with a pair of statement danglers. Giving a chic twist to her ethnic look was the bow-draped dupatta!
KIARA ADVANI- SIDHARTH MALHOTRA
Lovebirds Kiara and Sidharth dazzled in a Manish Malhotra creation for the night. Kiara looked stunning in a haute couture pearl and badla encrusted infinity blouse and mermaid skirt teamed with a cape-styled golden drape. Sid looked every bit dapper in a beige embroidered blazer layered over a geometric threadwork kurta,
Radhika exuded royalty in a Shahb Durazi drape teamed with a tasseled-sleeved corset blouse. Her vintage look was elevated with a Hermes Kellymorphose bag that costs around 52 lakhs!
Janhvi walked straight out of the fairytale onto the red carpet dressed in a Manish Malhotra lehenga. Her extravagantly detailed pearl-encrusted blouse and chikankari lehenga skirt was layered with a tonal chikankari jacket. A statement uncut choker and ear studs added a pop of colour to her ivory look.
SHAH RUKH KHAN
Saving the best for the last, SRK shut the NMACC gala with his debonair aura dressed in a custom Masculine suit. The deep-plunge shirt, the delicate chain, the suave suit- everything about this look screamed perfection!
Can’t wait for Day 2 already!