In the social-media-fuelled world of celebrity, there is a new and probably more important red carpet — the 20-foot distance between the SUV door and the airport gate. Daily on offer to the tipped-off paparazzi are looks that flaunt the casual, tossed-off, this-old-thing version of celebrity style, tailored by dedicated stylists to look like they’ve played no role at all.
But in the confines of the J-class cabin, a few champagne glasses down, the faux leather booties would probably start to pinch and the buttons on the high-waisted, grommetted jeans would give way to the well-concealed, nutritionist-unapproved bulge. Surely comfort during an 18-hour red-eye rates higher than an Instagram post? So Verve picks those casual yet fabulously assembled looks on Hindi cinema’s leading ladies, that also afford solace to the perils of travel
"When I thought about being an actor I thought about going to Switzerland and dancing in the snow with my sari flying in the wind"