American-origin actress Nargis Fakhri,who turned a royal bride for designer duo Ashima and Leena on the day four of India Bridal Fashion Week,expressed her desire to dress up like an Indian bride for her wedding.
The 33-year-old Rockstar actress dazzled the runway in a golden lehenga teamed with meenakri choli. She kept her wavy hair on one side of the shoulder,showed off her huge maang-tika.
“I have no plans of tying the knot anytime soon. But when I will get married,I will definitely wear an India wedding dress. It will be something like what I wore today. I really liked the way these two ladies (Ashima and Leena) designed my outfit,” Nargis told PTI.
The actress is born to a Pakistani father and Chez mother.
For the first time the designer duo have moved away from their blingy style and presented a subtle yet festive collection. It was inspired by Delhi’s age old culture and traditions inherited from timeless Mughal era grace.
The show began with an introduction to Delhi’s history after which the models walked the ramp barefoot showcasing today’s contemporary bride.
The sarees,dhoti pants,floor length anarkalis,lehengas and shararas were in the hues of metallic gold,pink,green,turquoise,orange and bronze.
“Since we are born and brought up in Delhi,we are highly inspired by its rich and varied culture. We have gone back to the history and re-interpret them on the fabric in terms of thread work and shades. I also read a lot about Delhi and poet Mirza Ghalib,” Leena said.