Rahul Khanna Steps Out in Back to Back Sartorial Masterpieces

Zina Tasreen , 30 Aug 2013
Rahul Khanna at Vikram Phadnis's Winter/Festive 2013 show during the Lakmé Fashion Week (Photo courtesy | Yogen Shah)
Rahul Khanna (Photo courtesy | Yogen Shah)

Indeed, he came out of hiding last Friday for two nights, to knock us out – as he does! – with his sartorial choices.

Rahul Khanna at an Italian Food Tasting event at the Gucci Galleria store in Mumbai on August 23, 2013 (Photo courtesy | Gucci)
Rahul Khanna (Photo courtesy | Gucci)

First up was an Italian food tasting event at the Gucci Galleria store, where we, probably for the first time (?), saw him in a double-breasted suit. Yep, that thing those stuffy, old-fashioned men gravitate towards, but by keeping things slim and fitted – with a shorter cut jacket – our hombre here was decidedly modern.

Brown leather brogue lace-up shoes from Gucci's Pre-Fall 2012 collection (Photo courtesy | Gucci)
Brown leather brogue lace-up shoes from Gucci’s Pre-Fall 2012 collection

And oh, the half-Windsor knot, the spread collar and the Gucci brogue lace-ups also didn’t go unnoticed ;-)

Rahul Khanna at Vikram Phadnis's Winter/Festive 2013 show during the Lakmé Fashion Week (Photo courtesy | Yogen Shah)
Rahul Khanna (Photo courtesy | Yogen Shah)

And then there was this appearance in a Nehru jacket complete with boutonnière (!!!) on Sunday night to catch Vikram Phadnis’s show. Astounding.

Rahul Khanna's look for the Vikram Phadnis's Winter/Festive 2013 show during the Lakmé Fashion Week
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But, I do have a teeny weeny gripe with this ensemble *ducks for cover*: a pop of colour from the boutonnière would’ve sent this look to sartorial hall of fame.

Rahul Khanna at Vikram Phadnis's Winter/Festive 2013 show during the Lakmé Fashion Week
Rahul Khanna

SO, friends, between the two looks which one you liked better? You all know how big a sucker I am for desi menswear, so it’s the… ;-)

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P.S. Did you catch him in the 24 India trailer yet?

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