It is not just the royalty of ancient times which was swooned by the magic of Pashmina. Bollywood celebrities have also been smitten by the exquisiteness and grandeur of the luxury Pashmina art. Fairly, many times, they have chosen heavenly Pashmina shawls over contemporary accessories.
Here is a list of Bollywood celebrities who donned the traditional Pashmina at some special events.
1. Kareena Kapoor wears Kani Pashmina
On the sets of Bhajrangi Bhaijaan, Kareena Kapoor was seen wearing a red Kani shawl. The Kani Pashmina looked absolutely mesmerizing on her. On another occasion, Kareena Kapoor chose a warm blue Kani Pashmina stole with a blue outfit. And honestly, it looked as if it had been handcrafted especially for her.
Here is a warm red Kani Pashmina shawl, which takes inspiration from the goddess of ethnic fashion, Kareena Kapoor. This handwoven shawl takes 3-4 years to complete.
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2. Virat Kohli chooses Pashmina Shawl for Wedding
Virat chose to wear Pashmina on his very special day. The A-list cricketer enrobed a bespoke Bandhgala from Sabyasachi Mukherjee for his wedding reception. He, moreover, aggrandized the look with a full embroidered Jamawar Pashmina shawl; it looked nothing less than splendid.
Because we fell in love with Virat's choice of ethnic accessorizing, we too handpicked one such piece from our collection, which looks like living art. This shawl has been hand embroidered in the exquisite Papier Mache embroidery that adds colour to the otherwise stark black Cashmere base.
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Also read: Incredible Wedding Pashminas
3. Amitabh Bachchan loves Kani Jamawar Pashmina
Amitabh Bachchan is famous for his style. We don't think anyone would raise a question as far as his ethnic styling is concerned. There are a number of times when Amitabh Bachchan chose Kani Pashmina shawls to complete his ethnic looks. In fact, his wife Jaya Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan have also been seen wearing Kani Pashmina.
Amitabh likes to keep his style minimal. He often goes for a white base Kani shawls featuring Jamawar patterned floral motifs
Here is a shawl that got inspired by Big B's classic style. A toosh shaded Pashmina shawl, handwoven in the realms of Kani weave, where flowers enrich a plain base. Shawls like this take years to complete.
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Also read: 5 Must-have Kashmiri Shawls for all times!
4. Neil Nitin Mukesh and Nitin Mukesh enhance their outfit with a Pashmina shawl
The very good-looking Neil has a number of times worn a Jamawar Kani Pashmina along with his father. The father-son duo nailed the whole concept of twinning.
Inspired by the father duo's timeless style, we too introduced a warm blue Kani Pashmina shawl into our classic collection of Kashmiri Kani Pashmina shawls. This shawl has taken 3 years to complete, and as a result, looks mesmerizing
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5. Shilpa Shetty goes for white Kani Jamawar Pashmina
Shilpa chooses a white Kani Jamawar for days when she could do with some effortless style. In this case, she pairs it with minimal clothing so that her Kani gets the attention it deserves.
An off-white ivory shade Kani Pashmina shawl, from our fresh edit of Pashmina shawls, looks pretty similar to what Shilpa donned. The shawl features motifs from the Spring gardens of Kashmir valley in beautiful colours and patterns.
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6. Even the Ambanis are fond of Kashmiri Pashmina shawl
Well, the richest family in India has a rich taste too. The Ambanis have often been seen wearing Kani Pashminas, the most luxurious of all Cashmere wrap. For the unaware, it takes artisans between 6 months and 2 years to make a single Kani shawl. The royals of the Mughal court and Europe have cherished this particular type alike. Of course, the Ambanis chose the finest option out there.
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Being inspired by this affluent family, our designers too handcrafted a similar looking, pure Kani Pashmina shawl, where kaleidoscopic motifs complement the white base in an ethereal fashion. The irregularity of motifs on this shawl showcases the meticulous and painstaking efforts of artisans, who take years to complete one such piece.
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7. Twinkle Khanna rocks the airport look with a Kani shawl
Twinkle Khanna accentuates her casual look with a Pashmina wrap which seamlessly blends with her outfit. Here she can be seen wearing a Kani Pashmina, which is famed to have been worn by Empress Josephine of France.
In the same meticulous fashion, our artisans, too, have handcrafted a warm grey Kani Pashmina shawl, accentuated by colorful floral motifs. These shawls are perfect for formal occasions, weddings, bridal gifts, or corporate gifts.
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8. Tabu keeps it minimal in a Jaal Pashmina
It was in the movie "Haider", where Tabu chose a Jaal embroidery Pashmina shawl and looked like a queen. Jaal embroidery uses threads that are pierced through fine Pashmina carefully.
Our luxury edit of Jaal embroidered Pashmina features a similarly embroidered piece. Its base is teal and is hand embroidered with threads all over. The piece looks majestic or someone who is the true patron of Pashmina art.
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9. Alia Bhatt wears a hand embroidered shawl during her shoot in Kashmir
Alia chose a hand-embroidered Kashmiri shawl for her movie which was shot in Kashmir itself. The purple base is highlighted by white embroidery, which this immensely talented actress carries a minimal look.
From our collection, we handpicked a purple shawl, which has been hand embroidered in the realms of Tilla Dozi. In a minimal design, the shawl exudes a sophisticated look, as the combination of purple and silver looks beautifully intense.
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10. Sushmita Sen looks ethereal in a solid handcrafted Pashmina shawl
Miss Universe 1994, Sushmita Sen, doesn't need any instruction when it comes to classic styling. We are completely sold for her solid pink shawl which she carefully pairs with a delicate ethnic dress. She looks gorgeous, doesn't she?
From our freshest edit of solid Pashmina shawls, we handpicked this one for your minimalistic style. A solid Pashmina shawl, in a serene shade of pink, looks beautiful on any outfit combination.
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11. Salman Khan and his timeless hand embroidered Pashmina
Salman Khan is habitual of setting new style statements in the fashion world. From his signature shirts to a turquoise bracelet, he has followers all over the world who love to stay as stylish as he is. When he wore this Jamawar Pashmina shawl, hand-embroidered all over the base, his admirers too loved this look. And so did we!
Hosting a similar embroidery pattern is a Sozni Jamawar shawl from our exquisite collection of embroidered luxury shawls. It has a stark black which hosts contrasting motifs in a profuse fashion.
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12. Style icon Sonam Kapoor keeps it basic with a patterned Cashmere wrap
Anyone more stylish than Sonam? We don't think so. She carries a solid Pashmina in such an effortless fashion, and yet manages to look absolutely chic.
Inspired by her chic and modish style, we introduced a modern design Cashmere wrap in our contemporary collection. This soft and elegant piece hosts stripes of many colours to look a part of any outfit you choose to wear.
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13. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wears a heritage Kani shawl
Even the leader of the country could not help but choose a Kani Pashmina for a special event. Narendra Modi too handpicked the classic white shawl with Kani woven floral motifs, which is as classical and ancient in Kashmir as time itself.
Our heavenly, luxurious assortment of Kani Pashmina shawls also houses a shawl, exactly the same as the PM wore. You can try your hands on it, and pair it with formal apparel effortlessly.
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14. Smriti Irani and the ageless red Kani she chose for a formal event
A red Kani Jamawar Pashmina shawl never goes out of style. Perhaps this is the reason why the Minister of Women and Child Development of India, Smriti Irani chose the same for a formal occasion.
You too can look exquisite in the same red Kani Pashmina Shawl which our artisans have handwoven for years together. This is perfect for weddings and formal occasions, or an ideal gift for a bride.
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15. Evergreen stylish Hema Malini wears a black Kani to enrich a plain outfit
Her evergreen fashion statement made her the style queen of India during her reign in Bollywood. Even now, Hema Malini never compromises on her style. Take this look, for example, where she pairs an ivory kurta with a luxury Kani Pashmina. We loved the shawl so much, that we created its twin!
Here it is! A black Kani Pashmina shawl, accentuated with colorful flowers looks as stunning as its wearer. The shawl takes years together to complete, but what comes out of the loom is simply an art piece.
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