Exquisite work from Farah Khan fine jewelry!
Sequined crepe blouse, embroidered and appliqued raw silk lehenga by Pallavi Jaikishan. Polki set gold hath panja and a polki and uncut diamond bracelet (worn as an anklet) by Khanna Jewellers. Leather sandals and luggage by Louis Vuitton.
On the left, a sequined top and embroidered lehenga by JJ Valaya. On the right, a velvet and tulle blouse from Varun Bahl paired with a stunning polki and uncut diamond necklace from Khanna Jewellers.
On the left, a Louis Vuitton scarf worn as a blouse; embroidered tulle lehenga and crepe sari draped as a dupatta and jewelry by Khanna Jewellers and A.K.M. Mehra Sons. On the right, a velvet embroidered jacket, lurex and tulle embroidered lehenga with a matching corset by Rohit Bal.
Tulle and velvet embroidered blouse, crepe and velvet appliqued lehenga by Varun Bahl. Ruby drops and uncut diamonds in a nose ring by A.K.M. Mehra Sons; Polki and uncut diamond necklace by Khanna Jewellers.
Photography by Saurabh Dua via L’officiel India.
A Mardi-Gras parade’s worth of bling catapults the “wow” factor of these pieces to 100 on a scale of one to ten. Picture that corset with a french chiffon sari for a cocktail evening or your pre-wedding celebration. Gorgeousness guaranteed.
Also from Dolce & Gabbana, a stunning corset encrusted with a treasure trove of crystals. Seen in recent magazine editorials and covers, the original doesn’t seem to be available but there is an extremely similar stretch-tulle bustier on Net-A-Porter for a whopping $13,760.
source: Net-a-Porter, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue India.
Actress Isabel Lucas wearing Louis Vuitton and a gorgeous kundan necklace as a headpiece at the MET Ball last year.
From the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, an old studio portrait of five women wearing jewelry. The two girls standing in the back are wearing the jeweled head-dress traditionally worn at south Indian wedding ceremonies or at ‘rites of passage’ ceremonies performed when a girl reaches puberty.
Source: British Library; Madras, India c. 1870s.
Ah, the tough choices life brings….I’ll take all four of these breathtakingly beautiful estate sparklies please!