10 Style Pointers For Men To Take From Rahul Khanna...

Zina Tasreen , 21 Jun 2013
Rahul Khanna in Goa
Rahul Khanna

Yesterday, was the anniversary of his birth, and, it got me thinking… What would we have done without those bow-ties, pocket squares, boutonnières, knitted ties, tie-clips, tie-pins, cufflinks, crisp white shirts, beautifully-cut suits, impossibly shiny patent leather lace-ups, aye? In short, we’re just grateful that he’s around − to show us how it is done ;-) To celebrate, I’ve got his ten most rakish looks, where he gets a 100 on 10, and from which the menfolk can learn a thing or 10!

1. How to do elegant casual wear…

Rahul Khanna at a screening of 'Bombay Talkies'
Rahul Khanna

2. How to do whimsical…

Rahul Khanna at the launch of Karan Johar+Varun Bahl's menswear line in Aza
Rahul Khanna

3. How to nail the fit of the suit, and rock the tie-bar…

Rahul Khanna at the launch of Dior VIII watch at Four Season's, Mumbai on October 14, 2011
Rahul Khanna

4. How to add intrigue to the suited-up look…

Rahul Khanna at Laila Khan and Farhan Furniturewala's wedding reception at Taj's Lands End
Rahul Khanna

By throwing in a textured tie, that is :-)

5. How to rock the collar pin, like a jefe…

Rahul Khanna at Manav Gangwani show at Synergy 1 Delhi Couture Week 2011 in Taj Palace, Delhi on 23rd July 2011
Rahul Khanna

6. How to employ the pocket square to elevate an ordinary look…

Rahul Khanna at Harper's Bazaar's first anniversary party
Rahul Khanna

7. How to do the tie-and-patterned-pocket-square look…

Rahul Khanna at the green carpet of IIFA Rocks on June 24, 2011
Rahul Khanna

8. How to do monochrome in a *not* dull way…

Rahul Khanna at Moët & Chandon's Valentine's Evening at Le Mill on 9th Feb, 2012
Rahul Khanna

9. How to do black-tie dressing…

Rahul Khanna at Amitabh Bachchan's 70th birthday party
Rahul Khanna

The definitive way!

10. How to rock the boutonnière, and desi wear…

Rahul Khanna in Rajesh Pratap Singh at the red carpet of IIFA on June 25, 2011
Rahul Khanna

So yeah, Mr Khanna, cheers for the sartorial masterclasses. Hope you had a great day, and here’s wishing you an even better year ahead. Keep on charming us with your sense of wit, humour and style. And more importantly, may your, OCD and chocolate addiction, get worse… ;-)

P.S. I’m still not on board with this… :-)

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