Women Over 50 Indian Celebrities Fashion: How often is it that you are left gaping at your wardrobe in search of the perfect outfit to wear? Turning 50 certainly means a monotonous routine featuring tedious and stressful tasks. However, that should not stop you from putting together some trendy and elegant outfits, whether it is the gym you plan on hitting or a fun coffee stop.
Like they say, “Age is just a number”, fashion is not just meant for girls in their teen years or women in their early adulthood. Here’s a complete guide on dressing up in your fifties, inspired from our favorite Indian Celebrities that are known for their grace and elegance.
Outfits of 50 Plus Indian Celebrities
Picking out outfits at 50 is not an easy task. Here are few Do’s and Don’ts to ensure you are doing it right:
- Wear something well-fitting. Nobody wants to wear unflattering outfits.
- Get rid of outfits you would not want to wear again.
- Include Accessories like Bags, Jewellery, and Scarves if your outfit is too minimal.
- Dress for the occasion appropriately.
- Wear what makes you feel comfortable.
- Do not wear outfits that are too baggy or too tight.
- Avoid wearing horizontal stripes if you are wide.
- Make sure to try every outfit before making the purchase.
- Avoid mixing and matching Prints on Prints.
- Try out different colors before giving in to the same color palette.
- Feel confident in whatever you put on.
↓ 20 – Sridevi’s Wedding Attire
Known as India’s first Female Superstar, the Late Actress happened to be one of the best dressed from her generation. Over the years, her sense of style happened to evolve as she progressed in age but never managed to miss a chance of giving us glimpses of her show-stopping appearances. From Sarees, Anarkalis to Jumpsuits and Dresses, she did it all. A mere Google search of Sridevi’s style looks could leave you fixed in your seats for that was the magic that she possessed. Her last couple of years involved mainly wearing the Indian Designer Manish Malhotra, as well as, the Pakistani Designer Faraz Mannan. While her color palette included ranges of colors, she was mainly spotted in Golds and Pastels, making it age-appropriate for her. Her choice for dark colors mainly included Blues and Blacks. You can also have a look at these Indian Celebrities in Palazzo Pants & 19 Ways to Wear Palazzo Like Them.
Who says Lehnga-Choli are not for women of age? We absolutely admire how beautiful Sri Devi appears in this Gold and Black Combination. A plain black dupatta with embellished borders, plain blouse and embroidered or printed Silk Lehnga is the way to do.
Here’s another elegant look of the Indian Superstar wearing an embellished velvet long coat over a plain blue gown. A simpler version could also be worn to a Formal Dinner making it minimalistic yet tasteful.
↓ 19 – Casual Winter Attire
Here we see her looking great in a fur jacket when traveling.
↓ 18 – Juhi Chawla’s Casual Outfit
The former Miss India (1984) appears as ageless as ever. The always smiling actress, aged 50, is often spotted in trendy Outfits. We find her style sense to be a fusion of both Eastern and Western. The actress personally prefers wearing western shirts with impressive cuts. Her Bollywood Movie appearances too, have featured her wearing ruffled dresses that have certainly complimented her well. She did disappear off the scene, taking a hiatus and only recently returned to movies with Gulaab Gang, a woman-centric film.
Inspired by her personal sense of style, here’s one of her western looks sporting a plain white shirt that she paired with a printed scarf. Mixing and matching accessories can take the outfit up a notch, making one look presentable and up to date with trends.
↓ 17 – Juhi’s Formal Outfit
However, keeping in mind that both Pakistani and Indian culture involves wearing Eastern Outfits, here’s one outfit that we absolutely adore on Juhi. A bright colored plain long shirt that she paired with a Banarasi Black and Gold Dupatta, seems like an apt choice for a day out with friends. Here are some fabulous Indian Actress’s Street Style Fashion Ideas this Season.
↓ 16 – Madhuri Dixit’s Pastel Saree
Bollywood’s famous Dhak Dhak Girl is known for her acting skills, dance and most importantly her fashion sense. Madhuri is known to be the most up-to-date with Ethnic Fashion Trends, wearing the best Sarees and Anarkalis. The Young at heart actress continues to have her same old colour palette, not letting go of the bright pinks and yellows that one is expected to stop wearing at 50 years of age. It only comes down to how well a person can carry themselves and how comfortable one feels in their own skin.
It would be absolute shame if we did not pick out our favorite Saree Moment of Madhuri Dixit. Being a fan since Devdas and Aaja Nachle, her graceful Ethnic Looks are what impress us the most. The beautiful, light toned Saree is perfect for the upcoming Shaadi Season since they never seem to go out of fashion.
↓ 15 – Madhuri’s Casual Look
Madhuri’s short stay in USA with Husband Dr Nene has brought in the western element and we could not help but love her in this bright as sunshine Yellow top that has light thread embroidery here and there.
↓ 14 – Neetu Kapoor’s Travel Outfit
Married to one of Bollywood’s superstar and also the mother of one, Neetu Kapoor aged 60 is inspirational when it comes to fashion. Her style sense is like none other and includes both Eastern and Western depending on the occasion. Dressing for weddings includes Beautifully styled Anarkalis and Shalwar Suits while her holiday preference is loose shirts over pants. The actress happens to be the Grandmother of one yet does not look a day older than 50.
Here’s a picture of the Actress with husband Rishi Kapoor. We love her choice of the Red Turtle Neck paired with a black blazer making it both trendy and decent for her age.
↓ 13 – Neetu Kapoor Formal Look
Her Ethnic style involves the same amount of grace as she was recently spotted at a wedding with son Ranbir Kapoor and Film Director Ayan Mukherji. Her choice of colour and poise make her one elegantly dressed woman.
↓ 12 – Shabana Azmi’s Homewear
When we think of the deadly combination ‘Beauty and Brains’, Shabana Azmi comes to mind. She happens to be an uber talented Actress as well as a Philanthropist. She is married to an equally talented man, Javed Akhtar. At an age of 67, she happens to possess a quirky style statement, something many would consider inappropriate for her age. But like we mentioned earlier, age is just a number.
Women over the age of 50 often hesitate wearing Shirts shorter than knee length. However, here is a good way to style short Kurtis and Shirts, keeping the look casual.
This picture of Shabana Azmi and Shilpa Shetty was clicked at an Eid Party and we’re impressed with the former’s choice of outfit for the occasion. It seems simple yet perfect for a lunch get-together.
↓ 11 – Rekha’s Classy Sarees
What can one say about this timeless beauty? Rekha happens to have a very unique fashion sense that she owns completely. We could even maybe have a term for her style statement. The 63 years old actress has quite often been spotted in gorgeous Kanjivaram Sarees that she always pairs with her unique makeup techniques and funky accessories. Rekha is one actress that the young generation seems most intrigued about. She is quite often surrounded by the Khans of Bollywood. For some more amazing saree ideas, here are Indian Ethnic Wear Sarees In Modern Day Fashion.
Her way of putting together beautiful Banarasi sarees could be adopted very easily since it is a common practice for Eastern Women to wear Sarees after the age of 50.
Sarees seem to be Rekha’s go-to option and she is rarely spotted in any other style. Her classic look involves silk Kanjivaram saarees paired with matching potlis and statement jewels.
↓ 10 – Jaya Bachchan’s Royal Look
The Former Actress is married to the King of Bollywood and is known for her simplistic fashion sense. Her go-to designer is Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla and rightly so. The outfits done by the fashion maestros are widely appreciated and compliment Jaya well. The actress is known to have an eye for beautiful Sarees and has been spotted wearing them elegantly.
The actress certainly does not shy away from wearing bright colors. When it comes to Sarees, she carries them effortlessly, something that is quite impressive about her. Additionally, we could not help but notice the gorgeous Shawl in her hand. With the winter season bringing in cold breezes, it becomes difficult to put on Sarees. However, with shawls that compliment your outfit, it becomes easier to keep your style as well as comfort intact.
However, Saree is not the only way of dressing that Jaya knows. She is known to flaunt beautiful Indian suits as well as. We love how she has styled this Dark Blue Indian suit with layers of Pearls.
↓ 9 – Sharmila Tagore in Formal Wear
Wife of a Nawab, Sharmila is the epitome of Royalty, something that is also reflected in her choice of outfits. The graceful lady is usually spotted in Sarees that she loves to style with Pearl or Statement Necklaces. A plain Saree can be lifted up a bit by pairing it with some chunky jewellery, making the look a bit more formal. With her Royal Sense of Styling, Sharmila seems to be a true fashion icon for the South Asian Women.
We find her to be one of the classiest Indian Celebrities and I am sure you do not need to know why. We are loving her stunning gold Saree, something that can easily be stitched or bought from the stores. Wedding Reception appearances can be made easy by putting on an embellished Saaree paired with stunning jewels.
Spotted here with daughter, Soha Ali Khan, Sharmila looks age-less in this two-toned saree. Paired with a long necklace, it makes a great pick for days when you do not wish to overdo it. We also could not help but notice how similar the blouse of both Saarees are, making us certain that she could possibly have repeated it. Save some bucks by wearing different colours and design Saarees with the same blouse.
↓ 8 – Hema Malini’s Timeless Sarees
Hema, better known as Dream Girl of Bollywood became sensational as Basanti of Sholay. Her fashion sense has been appreciated since the beginning of her career. Whether it was her Banarasi or Chiffon Sarees, or Anarkalis. A trained Classical Dancer, she is known to wear traditional Sarees for Appearances. Don’t miss out these Bollywood Celebrities Beach Outfits.
Like Madhuri, Hema does not shy away from bright colours, that compliment her fair skin well. The red Saaree, paired with a light necklace and bangles, seems perfect for a Day time Lunch or a fun get-together.
The graceful lady is a year short of turning 70 and her fashion sense is admirable. Hema teaches us to never let go of our roots and traditions no matter what age you hit. We adore how easily she is able to carry darker colors like red and purple. We also admire how the actress sticks to Ethnic, something she is most comfortable in.
↓ 7 – Neena Gupta in Semi-Formal
Neena, while an underrated Actor, has made a mark on the audience through her numerous Television and Film Appearances. The actress is the mother of a well-known Designer, Masaba Gupta. Need we say more? With a designer for a daughter, we can tell how perfect Neena’s fashion choices must be.
Neena has quite often been spotted wearing Sarees that compliment her body well. She does not fear Darker Tones and is usually spotted wearing different colors. Spotted below with daughter Masaba, we love how both seem to be twinning in black.
↓ 6 – Neena Gupta’s Traveling Outfit
We love how effortlessly chic Neena looks in this plain white shirt that she paired with striped pants. Take cues on how to style keeping in mind comfort.
↓ 5 – Farida Jalal’s Cute Casual Look
↓ 4 – Sangeeta Bijlani Outfit with Jeans
↓ 3 – Workout Outfit
Sangeeta, a former Miss India, and a Bollywood actress has definitely maintained herself the best when compared to other celebrities of her age group. She works out and exercises regularly while maintaining a healthy diet. Here’s a look at her workout outfit and for more inspiration, check out these 10 Super Cool Gym Outfits for Women.
↓ 2 – Sarika Thakur’s Minimalist Outfits
Indian actress Sarika Thakur is usually seen wearing minimalist outfits in light colors like white and pastels. She carries her minimalist outfits to perfection for sure.
↓ 1 – Simple Religious Outfits
Dimple Kapadia and Amrita Singh, both are phenomenal actresses who are above 50. Here we see them in simple outfits for a religious ceremony.
Let your outfits be a reflection of your personality and not age. A number cannot and should not limit one’s taste in fashion simply because the society works that way. These Indian Celebrities show us how to maintain elegance and grace even when wearing bright and peppy colors. With these tips in hand, make sure to revamp your everyday look with outfits that compliment you well. Anything worn with confidence is sure to make one look beautiful so keep that chin up and pick out your favorite outfit from the wardrobe.
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