If there is one name that rings a bell at the very mention of revolutionary couture and entrancing trousseau, then it’s hands down Anamika Khanna! And this holds true for celebs and every chic across the fashion landscape alike!
Touted as the biggest style savant in India, she is renowned for ushering in some of the most novel and trendy concepts in Indian ethnic fashion. So if the raging dhoti sarees and Indian-European blend of bridal wear makes your mouth swoon, heart skip a beat and drive your head into a frenzy, you have Ms. Khanna to blame for it!
Anamika Khanna was born in Jodhpur in the year 1971. Ever since she made a foray in the competitive world of designing, she has crossed every hurdle and obstacle to create an indomitable niche for her labels, ANAMIKA KHANNA and ANA MIKA, latter also being the first International label of Indian origin.
She is also the first Indian designer to have showcased her designs at the Paris Fashion Week. Her label Ana mika was offered an exclusive contract by Harrod’s after her participation in the London Fashion Week, 2010.
Bollywood celebs cannot get enough of her and you are guaranteed to find at least one A-list actress looking at their best in Anamika Khanna’s work every week at various esteemed events and glam functions!
You gotta check out this list to really understand how obsessed virtually every leading high-profile celeb is with our Indian fashion doyenne, Anamika!
1. Sonam Kapoor in Anamika Khanna
When the ultimate fashionista of B’town, Sonam Kapoor, blindly follows someone, know that that person would be the goddess of couture and craft! And that goddess is none other than Ms. Khanna! Did you know that the gorgeous lehengas that got us all mesmerized in PRDP were designed by Khanna?
In fact the number of instances in which Sonam was seen sporting Anamika Khanna are so many that we might have to dedicate an altogether separate blog for that. But for now, we have compiled some of the vogue moments in which Sonam shone the brightest.
So from Dresses, Churidaars to Sarees, she has worn Anamika Khanna’s work in LITERALLY every form!
2. Deepika Padukone in Anamika Khanna
Sigh! When has Deepika Padukone not made us fall in love with her sense of fashion? From ethnic Churidaar and Sarees to Crop Tops, she has managed to ace ’em all!
3. Katrina Kaif in Anamika Khanna
Katrina Kaif is known for her safe yet pretty fashion! And who else to trust to make you look 100% stellar? Well, go back and read the title. 😛 She is seen in a jacket and palazzo set with Aditya Roy Kapoor and on the right she looks dreamy in a baby pink Indian suit at Arpita Khan’s wedding event.
4. Kareena Kapoor in Anamika Khanna
Though her movies are not working at the moment, Kareena Kapoor is one of the biggest fashion icons in Bollywood. And she sports Anamika Khanna with complete ease and regality.
5. Karishma Kapoor in Anamika Khanna
Just like her sister, Karishma Kapoor is the epitome of chic and sophisticated dressing! Her USP has always been the way she styles herself up.
6. Sonakshi Sinha in Anamika Khanna
Sonakshi Sinha is slowly but steadily becoming one of the biggest fashionistas in the country. And she looks at none other than Ms. Khanna to raise her fashion bar. Ofcourse, what always manages to set her apart is also her amazing confidence.
7. Jacqueline Fernandez in Anamika Khanna
I do not know about y’all, but Jacqueline Fernandez makes me stop everything and just gape in awe each time she comes on-screen! A true definition of hotness, she nails all the looks from Anamika Khanna, right from Palazzo Pants, to Lehenga, Dhoti Dress and Saree with a dollops of oomph!
8. Shraddha Kapoor in Anamika Khanna
Shraddha Kapoor is one of the most naturally beautiful actresses right now. She is seen donning a Anamika Khanna emerald green and beige Lehenga Saree for Bacchans’ Diwali bash.
9. Ileana D’cruz in Anamika Khanna
Lovely Ileana wore black Dhoti Saree at SIIMA 2013 and completed her look with braided hair. On the right, she is seen in yet another Anamika Khanna churidaar for a store opening in Hyderabad.
10. Freida Pinto in Anamika Khanna
Super-talented Freida Pinto wore an exquisite Saree Gown at Gstaad and (on Right) a royal suit for the prestigious culinary opera, El Somni, held in Barcelona. Both the couture are from Anamika Khanna’s collection!
11. Mira Rajput in Anamika Khanna
Our beautiful Kapoor Bahu wore Anamika Khanna for all her three major functions, right from her Haldi to her Reception! Her choice of ensembles during those events sufficed to establish the fact that there is a new fashion siren on the B’Town block!
And the list of our celebs obsessed with Anamika Khanna simply goes on!