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8 Looks to Recreate Sushmita Sen's Chic Signature Style in Aarya

Stunning saris, well-tailored separates and a monochrome colour palette, we take you through Sushmita Sen's sartorial style in the web series Aarya. Don't forget to grab your Celine bag and throw on a pair of vintage sunnies. 

Upon watching Sushmita Sen's recent web series 'Aarya', you are instantly drawn into the glamorous and sinister world of its eponymous lead protagonist. Aarya, played by Sushmita, is an elegant housewife or royal lineage, a role that the actor enacts with effortless aplomb. From the minute we meet her on-screen, we are struck by her persona, one that is defined by her soft-spoken, precise speech, her elegant yet decisive body language and most importantly, by her stylish costumes carefully put together by series stylist Theia Tekchandaney. "Sometimes it’s images and sometimes it’s words we use to inspire us to create wardrobes for our characters," shares Theia as she speaks about the creative process behind Aarya's sartorial choices. We take you through some key elements and memorable looks that define Sushmita Sen's signature style as Aarya, in a bid to inspire you with her effortlessly elegant wardrobe choices.

1. Her Indianwear wardrobe celebrating traditional weaves and embroidery

If there is one word to describe Sushmita's Indianwear outfits in this series, its royal. First up is her stunning Raw Mango sari in an etheral, deep- green organza, draped over a dramatic gota-embellished blouse. The look is dressed-up by adding a statement, pearl-set necklace by Golecha’s Jewels.

Another memorable Indian outfit worn by Sushmita is this vibrant yellow lehenga. Her look comprises of a broacde woven blouse and matching skirt worn with a sheer yellow dupatta by Raw Mango. Her traditional jewels (also by Golecha) matched the delicate green threadwork embroidery on her dupatta.

4. Her stylish collection of sunglasses

Oversized shapes, brown, shaded lenses and tortoise shell frames. Sushmita's collection of designer and vintage-inspired sunnies in the series is chic with a 'don't look at me I'm famous' vibe.

3. Her well-tailored jackets

Structured jackets are an important element of Sushmita's wardrobe as Aarya, be it this black, fitted, mandarin collared option...

...or her distinctive shawl collored long-jacket in a vibrant shade of burgundy red.

Cascading collars and nutral colors are some of the key elements of her jacket collection

As are fitted, tailored and longline sillhouettes.

4. Her monochrome colour-palette

Aarya's wadrobe predominantly comprises of stylish seperates in shades of black, grey and brown in flowy fabrics with minimalistic design details.

5. Her modern kurta silhouettes

Clean lines and a modern cuts make Sushmita's stylish kurtas in Arya stand out. Her stylist Theia elaborates:

6. Her elegant shawl collection

Wrapped around her head or draped effortlessly around her shoulders, Sushmita was seldom seen without a luxe, richly textured stole on her person.

7. Her statement bag and elegant accessories

The right choice of accessories can make or break any outfit. In Sushmita's case, it was a statement Celine bag in a somber shade of grey, a jewelled watch, and a smatteriing of solitaries that rounded off her look.