At Cannes, Ash redeems self in Cavalli kaftan
May 25, 2012 21:10 IST
Last night, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was staring into a style abyss in an outfit that could have been, but very emphatically wasn't. The Abu-Sandeep chikankari sari was made 'de-glam,' to borrow a phrase from Bollywood, with a high collared, long sleeved jacket that took the place of a choli. (Read: Ash covers up in designer sari at Cannes
What a difference a day makes. Today, Ash was back in the fashion game in a floral caftan by Roberto Cavalli and strappy, high heeled Guiseppe Zanotti shoes. The caftan was as forgiving to her post baby curves as the Angelo Katsapis dress she wore at her photocall yesterday afternoon. (Read: Dress, not sari, for Ash's first day out in Cannes
So, two great outfits out of three. Not a bad count for the new mum. What is she going to wear for her next red carpet outing? We suspect it will be an Abu-Sandeep anarkali. Which might be a shame, given that both the fashion ticks she's earned so far have been with dresses. (Timeline: Ash's red carpet appearances at Cannes
But if she's learnt anything from last night's less than impressive showing, she'll leave her hair down, at least.