Madhuri Dixit Nene’s Ivory and Cream Punit Balana Saree is crafted from the lightest organza | vogue india



The actor made the case for investing in hassle-free sarees via his recent look












Madhuri Dixit Nene’s wide range of striking sarees never fail to disappoint on style. On the veteran actor, we spotted traditional weaves such as Benarasi silks and Paithanis, as well as contemporary curtains like pre-sewn options and everything in between. Look closely, and you’ll notice the actor often whips up looks that cement his penchant for wearable textiles, from georgettes to crepes. More recently, Dixit Nene turned to a gorgeous ivory and cream saree that gives off a yellow sheen in certain light, by designer Punit Balana. Her look is a crash course in dressing up the simplest saree in her closet and making it festive. In case you missed seeing this ensemble, keep reading to decode the actor’s look and do the same.

Madhuri Dixit Nene’s saree came with a contrasting blouse

Channeling the less is more approach was Madhuri Dixit Nene’s Punit Balana creation which scored big on simplicity and elegance. “Etherically graceful, Madhuri Dixit Nene symbolizes inner strength in this Lakshmi saree,” said Balana, whose outfits have found favor in the actor’s closet on numerous occasions. While its drape appears as an ivory tone, it is actually a delicate pale yellow. “The subtle buttercup hue evokes softness. Madhuri’s look is an organza saree with an embroidered hand Tuesday border. It was paired with a printed blouse highlighted with detailed hand embroidery of gotta and Tuesday work”, explains the designer. Her understated saree and contrasting blue chanderi blouse form a unique blend of colors, embroidery and fabrics.

Statement jhumkas encrusted with uncut diamonds from Kishandas & Co. enhanced its timeless look. Dixit Nene also went classic with her beauty choices to complete her look. From an updo with fresh flower buds to soft smoky eyes and a caramel lip stain, the actor’s makeup choices are worth considering. Adding a pastel saree, like the one from Dixit Nene, to your bridal trousseau is a wise choice as it will work well for many occasions to come, Punit Balana recommends brides to consider this organza saree for their engagement or pre-wedding puja, while bridesmaids can opt for this look for a daytime wedding ceremony. Add a trendy choker to amp it up. Below, we’ve chosen the exact same saree from the designer’s collection to help you recreate Madhuri Dixit Nene’s look, along with matching accessories.




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