Sabyasachi Mukherjee released his Spring/Summer ’19 collection last week and I was nothing short of ecstatic. Apart from his Instagram editorial being starkly different from the previous seasons (bright, happy-faced models, blurry portraits, detailed jewellery shots etc) this time he also blended neons into Indian wear.
As each photo from this campaign spammed my feed (’cause who doesn’t love a good Sabya spam?!), part of me couldn’t wait to see celebrities and real #SabyasachiBrides wearing these pieces.
Much to my delight, Alia Bhatt donned a bright yellow lehenga from this SS’19 collection at the big fat Ambani wedding #2 i.e. Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta‘s big day! She wore a lehenga that the designer himself termed as an ‘acidic’ shade of yellow and TBH, it was the brightest thing I saw that evening.
Here’s a look at the lehenga up close…
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A 366 carat Colombian emerald whimsically strung on a delicate brilliant cut and rose cut diamond chain. Jewellery Courtesy: Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection @sabyasachijewelry For all jewellery related queries, kindly contact [email protected] Photographer: Errikos Andreou @errikosandreouphoto Makeup: @marianna_mukuchyan Hair: @florianhurel Model: @priyadarshini.96 Location Courtesy: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur @umaidbhawanpalace #Sabyasachi #NamasteEasy #Fiza #SS19 #SpringSummer2019 #SabyasachiJewelry #BridesOfSabyasachi #TheWorldOfSabyasachi @bridesofsabyasachi
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Colour with an attitude! Jewellery Courtesy: Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection @sabyasachijewelry For all jewellery related queries, kindly contact [email protected] Photographer: Errikos Andreou @errikosandreouphoto Makeup: @marianna_mukuchyan Hair: @florianhurel Models: @archanaakilkumar, @anujchoudhryfc Location Courtesy: The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur @theoberoiudaivilas #Sabyasachi #TrendAlert #NamasteEasy #Fiza #SS19 #SpringSummer2019 #SabyasachiJewelry #BridesOfSabyasachi #GroomsOfSabyasachi #TheWorldOfSabyasachi @bridesofsabyasachi @groomsofsabyasachi @sabyasachiaccessories
Here’s how Alia pulled it off oh-so-gracefully…
Since she wore such a bright, bold colour, I really loved how minimal celebrity stylist, Ami Patel went on the accessories front. She simply styled it with only one choker necklace from Sabyasachi Jewellery and a potli bag—yup, no bangles or earrings either! Her messy updo by Amit Thakur, kohl-lined eyes and nude lips by Mehak Oberoi were the perfect elements that complemented this striking look.
Fashion Takeaway: If you’re planning to wear a look like this for the wedding season, take cues from Alia and go easy on the accessories. If the colour of your outfit is bright, or the work/embroidery on it is statement-making, pair it with accessories that complement the look rather than ones that have the capacity to be the centre of attention.
I think young, summer brides are gonna opt for colours like this one in the coming wedding season, and it’s going to be game-changing! What do you think? Do let me know in the comments below!