The ultimate poster girl for Gen Z and their seriously understated style sensibilities, Alia Bhatt turns 25 today. Born on 15 March 1993, Alia Bhatt’s riveting cinematic tidings in Highway, Kapoor & Sons, Udta Punjab and Dear Zindagi are endearing. But her off-screen shenanigans with easy styles and high fashion in equal measures are exuberant. If 2012 saw her graduate as the Student Of The Year as the cherubic girl-next-door then 2014 saw her set things alight with her mood, attitude and spunk and chronicle her A-game in tandem with her fashion stylists, Ami Patel and Sanjay Kumar Dauhaliya. Having tapped the cool girl vibe with a refreshing take on some of the hottest trends, Alia joined the ranks of the niche breed of tinsel town millennial who have cracked the style code of blending comfort with equal parts of chic and glamour. Whether it’s a chic airport style or a casual brunch date, promotional style or a red carpet event, there is a chapter for every vibe in Alia’s cool Book of Style.
As non-fussy, functional and comfortable her style mantra maybe, Alia Bhatt seamlessly flits from one gorgeous look to another. With looks that have the millennial vote of confidence, Alia Bhatt can be your guru to catapult your look into the now with even the trickiest of cuts, silhouettes and fabrics. Here’s a dekko at the curated looks guaranteed to uplift your mood, wardrobe woes that can render you as CHIC as Alia herself!
Street Style Mafia – Alia Bhatt
At Imtiaz Ali’s birthday bash, Alia Bhatt teamed a lace cami top with a pair of distressed denim. Effortlessly nailing the trend of summer layering, Alia donned a bright ochre bench bed print cape jacket from the House of Masaba and rounded out her look with a Stella McCartney sling, white Dior pumps and a dewy makeup of bright lips and a half updo.
Pantsuits can be fun and how! Alia teamed her lace trimmed satin cami with pink tapered pants and blazer from Topshop with barely-there translucent sandals from Steve Madden topping off the look with a textured ponytail, nude eyes and pink lips.
Saying hello to the newest wrinkle in town, floral pantsuits – Alia teamed a silk shirt with wide silk trousers from the Fall 2017 collection of the Erdem x H&M collaboration. A top knot, subtle makeup and nude strappy flats rounded out her subtle feminine look.
Casual but crisp and fun at the same time, Alia teamed a satin cami top from Michelle Mason with embellished Michael Kors denim, topping off her look with metallic Zara stilettos, large hoops, nude makeup, an updo and a bright yellow box clutch from Edie Parker.
Seamlessly blending equal parts of chic and sophistication, Alia took to her favourite designer Prabal Gurung and wore his porcelain and noir ribbon text printed silk jacquard V-neck dress accentuating the look with bold eyes and nude pink lips and a messy bun. (Also Read: Valentine’s Day Special: Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt and other B-town couples who should DATE!)
Ethnic Elegance – Alia Bhatt
Muted florals are effortlessly elegant and Alia achieved it by wearing a floral printed dress from the Spring Summer 2018 Bloom collection by Nikasha teaming the look with gold wedges, loose waves and barely-there makeup.
Giving us those bridesmaid style goals at her BFF’s wedding, Alia donned an intricately embroidered shimmery grey lehenga from the label Koëcsh by Krésha Bajaj. She upped the look with a pair of statement earrings from Amrapali Jewels and a potli bag from The Pink Potli by Deepa & Pranati Mansukhani.
Showing us the subtle art of colour blocking, Alia donned a Raw Mango creation by Sanjay Garg featuring a deep green V-neck blouse, a bright yellow lehenga and a matching green dupatta with motifs, Alia Bhatt channelled a minimal vibe with statement earrings from Amrapali Jewels. A subtle makeup of wispy eyebrows, nude pink lips and slightly blushed cheeks, courtesy makeup artist Puneet Saini and voluminous soft waves rounded out her look.
Understated glamour – Alia Bhatt
Minimalism is her thriving vibe and acing it for the umpteenth time, Alia chose a white short dress with a long trail on one side from Reem Acra and flaunted a sleek middle-parted low back pony with minimal makeup. A flawless makeup with a chic updo adorned with floral accessories topped off her look.
Channelling her inner Cinderella for the wedding festivities of her BFF, Alia donned a strapless and sequined Atelier Zuhra voluminous ivory gown from their runway collection from October 2017.
Getting into the bling-bling bandwagon, Alia wore a multicoloured crystal detailed Zuhair Murad voluminous ball gown for IIFA Awards 2017, flaunting her décolletage and perfectly cinched waist finishing out the look with a subtle makeup of defined eyes, pink lips and wispy eyebrows, a slick centre parted updo.
Carving a glorious niche with her roles all whilst evolving her fashion game with each year, Alia Bhatt is a delight and always strikes a chord. Happy Birthday, Alia Bhatt!