The quintessential outsider, Kangana Ranaut created a stir with her unerring remarks on nepotism rampant in the Bollywood fraternity on Koffee With Karan 5. One of the very few actresses known for her stellar performances, Kangana Ranaut has carved a niche for herself with her rare streak of confidence and maturity. While her choice of roles has only got intriguing with time, her style demeanour has also undergone a major metamorphosis. Kangana Ranaut never fails to engage us with her sartorial style that is aptly complimented by her signature curls and an enviable aplomb. 2017 saw Kangana Ranaut render noteworthy performances in Rangoon and Simran, movies that evoked a tepid response. But the diva pulled off a slew of styles as she pulled all plugs to promote the two films.
While infusing life into her on-screen avatars is her penchant, Kangana Ranaut’s off-screen style game instantly transforms and attains an influential and sartorial vibe, that goes on to reaffirm our beliefs that she is the quintessential Queen of high-street and couture! Here are some of her epic style moments from 2017.
Fierce, feminine and chic
Acing power dressing and infusing glamour in it, Kangana and her penchant to pull off crisp looks with a dash of chic was quite noteworthy in 2017.
With androgynous fashion attaining a new dimension, Kangana Ranaut turned into a ‘Boss Lady’ with a three-piece pin-stripe pant-suit from H&M and black pointy toes for Rangoon promotions. She rounded out the retro-chic look with a 1940s Faux Bob and satin skin tone, pink blush contouring, sheer red lipstick with gloss and extended eyeliner.
For the Jio Mami Mumbai Festival 2017, Kangana scorched it up in an Ulyana Sergeenko monochrome ensemble with metallic Tom Ford pointy toes, a subtle makeup and a faux bob.
For the promotions of Rangoon, Kangana donned a monochrome chequered separates from Ashish N Soni and upped the power play with bold red, signature Goldilocks look and black pumps.
For her debut on Koffee With Karan 5 where Kangana unleashed her sass to the hilt, the diva donned a white Victoria Beckham fitted dress, sans accessories and topped off the look with signature short curls and bright red lips.
Pushing the saree envelope to the hilt, this year saw Kangana Ranaut ring in the vintage vibe with her immaculate saree game.
Up and about promoting Rangoon on Valentine’s Day, Kangana Ranaut added a desi-contemporary vibe by wearing her heart out, with a heart motif hand-woven sari saree by Galang Gabbaan.
Flaunting her love for vintage floral prints, Kangana Ranaut was snapped in a floral I Love Pero saree for an interview, finishing out the look with earrings from Amrapali jewels and a pair of jootis, a subtle makeup of delicately done eyes and nude pink lips.
For the poster launch of Manikarnika – Queen of Jhansi at the Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi, Kangana Ranaut wore a blush coloured Sabyasachi sheer saree replete with intricate floral embroidery along the borders from the designer’s Udaipur Couture collection. She topped off the look with a shimmery sleeveless blouse with a deep back, accessories of a gold choker and a layered green beaded necklace, a centre-parted bun, winged eyes and nude pink lips.
Red carpet glamour
Unlike her contemporaries, Kangana Rananut is certainly not the one to sashay down the red carpet on a regular basis but when she does, she does so with every bit of panache.
For the Reebok Award Nights 2017, Kangana donned a magnificent deep wine coloured gown Tony Ward Couture featuring dramatic floral motifs and ruffled sleeves. A chic hairdo, bright red lips and diamond studs rounded out her slick look!
For the Peter England Mr. India pageant, Kangana Ranaut donned a monochrome Bibhu Mohaptra creation featuring a fitted bodice, a fitted black skirt and a billowing tulle train rounding it out with a black Tom Ford pumps, dark lips, dark eyelids, bronzed cheekbones and bouncy waves.
Known for her crisp and must-try airport looks, Kangana Ranaut attained a new high with her travel style this year.
Breaking the monotony of her basic black look of a high-necked form-fitted black dress with a classic trench and a colour blocked bag, both from Burberry, Kangana’s chic airport look was complimented with nerdy glasses.
Going crisp in a Dior camel coat, cropped denim and mirrored shades from Dior, a Hermes bag and a pair of black booties, Kangana Ranaut gave us that perfect winter travel look.
Showing us how the saree can be the coolest travel companion, Kangana Ranaut sashayed effortlessly in a Fabindia beige saree and upped the look with a pair of brogues!
High Street Style
Going edgy and experimental from time to time, Kangana Rananut has owned the much-loved street style vibe and how!
Pairing a printed one-shoulder frilly top with wide legged white pants, both from Rosie Assoulin, Kanagana stepped into Ferragamo shoes and sported a chic hairdo, subtle makeup and a choker.
For the promotions of Simran, Kangana donned separates of a beige top knotted at the waist with an asymmetrical detailing teamed with teal blue fitted pants from Roksanda and rounded out the look with nude stilettos from Kurt Geiger a chic top bun, dramatic eyes and nude pink lips.
Going the chequered way, Kangana donned a fit and flare dress from Manoush, topping off the look with slip-ons from Tods, curls and coral lips.
Known for her distinct and refined yet daring fashion choices, there is no stopping this ‘Queen of Quirk’. On the professional front, she is all set to turn tables with the epic biographical film, Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi essaying the role of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi scheduled for a release on April 27, 2018.