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Lessons from Bollywood: How to dress up for office!

December 07, 2015 08:40 IST

Bollywood's style tips for work!

Hindi movies aren't only about 'entertainment, entertainment, entertainment.'

Believe it or not, one can learn a lot from them as well.

Like, um, how to dress for office?

While most of us have a hard time finishing their laundry or finding ironed clothes, characters in movies are always spic and span with not a hair out of place.

We noted down some pointers for you. Here goes:

Deepika Padukone, Piku

Deepika Padukone

Image: Deepika Padukone in Piku

No fuss yet blending ethnic and edgy, DP's workaholic Bengali architect prefers clothes that are both relaxed and refined.

Katrina Kaif, Race

Katrina Kaif and Saif Ali Khan

Image: Katrina Kaif in Race

Bollywood secretary spells sexy since time immemorial. Katrina Kaif and her wardrobe of low-cut blouses and pencil skirts do their bit to keep the tradition alive.

Preity Zinta, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna

Preity Zinta

Image: Preity Zinta in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna

Nothing odd about a fashion editor going all out with her work wear. PZ flaunts her KANK advantage in kitschy designer clothing.

Priyanka Chopra, Dostana

Priyanka Chopra

Image: Priyanka Chopra in Dostana

PC's approach to the same profession in Dostana is a lot more classy and clean-cut.

Shah Rukh Khan, Yes Boss

Shah Rukh Khan

Image: Shah Rukh Khan in Yes Boss

Slogging away as boss's right-hand man doesn't mean an underling cannot engage in fashion as SRK demonstrates in his Marilyn Monroe tie and pink socks.

Alia Bhatt, 2 States

Alia Bhatt

Image: Alia Bhatt in 2 States

Alia Bhatt dumps western work wear in the favour of stylish churidars paired with perfect hair and make-up as a newly appointed business executive in 2 States.

Aamir Khan, Ghajini

Aamir Khan

Image: Aamir Khan in Ghajini

We don't know of any business tycoon who rolls his sleeves as high as Aamir Khan in Ghajini. But then we don't know any business tycoon who's tattooed his entire body with vendetta seeking doodles either.

Ayushmann Khurrana and Sonam Kapoor, Bewakoofiyan

Ayushmann Khurrana and Sonam Kapoor

Image: Ayushmann Khurrana and Sonam Kapoor in Bewakoofiyan

Hard to tell if this spiffy duo has stepped out of a ramp or salon that's a tad too glossy for regular corporate types. But if there's one thing silver screen affords its stars in abundance -- it's vanity.

Ranbir Kapoor, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year

Ranbir Kapoor

Image: Ranbir Kapoor in Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year

Classic executive wardrobe of crisp shirts, striped ties and natty trousers is just the sort of sharp appearance RK Jr's ingenious personality could do justice to.

Chitrangda Singh, Inkaar

Chitrangda Singh

Image: Chitrangda Singh in Inkaar

Chitrangada Singh's ambitious ad executive in Inkaar channels her inner Demi Moore to raise the mercury of boardroom meetings in her sleek, scorching hot formals.

Jacqueline Fernandez, Kick

Jacqueline Fernandez

Image: Jacqueline Fernandez in Kick

Gone are the days of sari-clad shrinks, enter Jacqueline Fernandez in her fashionable dresses, geek glasses and designer handbags.

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