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A Face Off!

One look at Meester and we had an instant flashback to Ms. Kapoor.

Both young fashionistas chose abstract print Marios Schwab dresses and paired ’em with some ankle heels. While the dresses themselves are different, conceptually both executed the look pretty similarly. For us, it’s impossible to pick a favorite since we think both ladies pulled off their ‘looks’ impeccably well but maybe you won’t be so hard pressed to pick a side? 😉


Sonam Kapoor (Left) And Leighton Meester (Right)

Photo Credit: Viral Bhayani, Wireimage

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We’ve yet to see the tinseltown ladies pick up Balmain but until they do, we’ll keep ourselves happy spotting some on the non-filmi ones. Closer to home, Ms. Poonawala wore the same Balmain jacket seen on Gisele on the Vogue cover and in London, Priyanka Gill hosted a Diwali party wearing a Balmain dress with a heavy kundan choker. Am all about mixing it up but the heavy-duty traditional necklace didn’t quite work with the edgy dress.

P.S. Still have my fingers crossed and hoping to spot one (some day) on the ‘filmy’ crowd (and not in a magazine spread). Will it ever happen? 😛


Left: Natasha Poonawala at Dior’s Winter Collection Launch, Delhi
Right: Balmain Tweed Jacket with Crystal Bow


Left: Balmain, Spring 2009
Right: Priyanka Gill at Diwali Party, London

Photo Credit: Style, Desi Mag, HTCity

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Seeing Double?

These two Jaya Mishra designs shown at the recently concluded Kolkata Fashion Week seemed to have borrowed heavily from past Chanel/Balmain/Alexander Wang collections.

Do you see what we see?


Left: Chanel, Fall 2008
Right: Jaya Mishra, Spring 2010


Left: Alexander Wang, Spring 2009
Center: Jaya Mishra, Spring 2010
Right: Balmain, Spring 2009

Photo Credit: Indiatimes, Style

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In Marios Schwab

Update: Ms. Kapoor was also wearing Balmain‘s studded sandals with the dress. Thanks ‘fashionista’ for the image tip-off.

On anyone else the dress would’ve looked like any other printed dress but on Sonam Kapoor the Marios Schwab 3D Crystal Print dress really shines. Love how she paired her dress with a pair of hoops and a Balenciaga bag.

Keeps it interesting, this one.


Left: Sonam Kapoor at ‘Joy Of Giving Week’ Event
Right: Balmain Studded Sandals


Left: Sonam Kapoor at ‘Joy Of Giving Week’ Event
Right: Marios Schwab 3D Crystal Print Dress


Left: Sonam Kapoor at ‘Joy Of Giving Week’ Event
Right: Balenciaga Work Bag

Photo Credit: Viral Bhayani

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Gisele on Vogue India: (Un)Covered

We saw her in the Suneet Verma sari already and here is Gisele on the cover of Vogue India’s September edition in a Balmain jacket and a Tarun Tahiliani bikini. Hot! or not?

Heck, its Gisele. Hot all the way, for us!


Left: Gisele Bundchen on Verve India Sep 2009 in Balmain and Tarun Tahiliani
Right: Balmain Tweed Jacket with Crystal Bow

Photo Credit: Rediff

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