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Like Vidya's fashion makeover?

By Rediff Get Ahead
July 22, 2020 08:54 IST
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From saris to dresses, doesn't Vidya Balan look awesome?

Vidya Balan, who plays mathematician Shakuntala Devi in the upcoming film, is clearly making us think about making informed decisions.

Vidya has been posting pictures where she wears outfits created by Indian labels and designers to promote artisans, weavers and sustainable fashion.

Check them out!

Vidya Balan's stylish pix

IMAGE: In a textured hand dyed cotton tunic dress perfectly paired with dhotis from Urvashi Kaur. Photographs: Kind courtesy Vidya Balan/Instagram

 

Vidya Balan's stylish pix

IMAGE: 'This outfit is made from natural fibres and can be composted together with your food and garden waste, as opposed to fabrics like nylon or polyester,' Vidya describes this floral printed kurta-bottom set designed by Ayush Kejriwal.

 

Vidya Balan's stylish pix

IMAGE: 'The saree is a Korvai Kora Cotton, woven in the district of Coimbatore. Textured body of the saree with zari borders in contrast colours are a trademark of the humble weave. The handwoven saree gets softer with each wear,' she says.

 

Vidya Balan's stylish pix

IMAGE:  This indigo tiered maxi dress is created by Payal Pratap. The designer has used chanderi silk and cotton for the outfit with embroidered cross stitch.
'The drape of the garment which would have been previously achieved by a mill made textile, has found a handwoven alternative,' adds Vidya.

 

Vidya Balan's stylish pix

IMAGE: We love how Vidya has paired this double border Korvai cotton saree with hand blocked prints with a sleeveless blouse.
'Support artisans who actually herald our country's textile tradition,' Vidya tells her 3.2 million Insta followers.

 

Vidya Balan's stylish pix

IMAGE: The flowy pant suit by Rouka uses natural dyed silk with clamp dyed shibori dots, which Vidya tells us, has been put together by differently-abled artisans in Munnar, Kerala.

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