It is a universally known truth that the right accessory can elevate your look, whether it is a bejewelled brooch or a go-to handbag. And the best-dressed celebrities from around the world clearly agree. Look closely through their style files, and you’ll find a signature accessory that has survived the trend turnovers of the season to become an irrevocable part of their personal style. Ahead, we take a look at the iconic accessories that you’ll find in the wardrobes of your favourite celebrities.
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Princess Diana’s Pearl Choker
Almost as famous as Princess Diana’s revenge dress is the statement-making pearl choker that she teamed it with. A sapphire brooch previously owned by Queen Mary assumes centre stage in the creation, but Diana reportedly had it converted into a seven-tiered necklace united by strings of pearls. The necklace has been spotted frequently in her style diaries but its most iconic outing remains the night she paired it with an exquisite black dress that has since been dubbed as the revenge dress.
Coco Chanel’s Pearls
“I will not go up to my atelier without my pearls.” The famous quote by Coco Chanel ought to demonstrate her love for the queen of gems that were an irrevocable constituent of her signature style. Lustrous and exquisite, among the sartorial visionary’s most lasting influences on fashion are the strings of pearls that could be found roped around her neck in every length, paired with evening gowns, beach pyjamas and everything in between.
Sarah Jessica Parker’s Manolo Blahniks
The history between Manolo Blahnik and Sarah Jessica Parker’s on-screen character Carrie Bradshaw is a storied one, and it comes as little surprise that a glittering pair of pumps from the designer have occupied an irreplaceable part in the star’s wardrobe long after Sex And The City’s original run ended. Now spotted on the streets of New York for the reboot, And Just Like That, fans have been excited to spot the statement-making cobalt blue pair with a jewelled buckle in her wardrobe again.
Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Hermès Birkins
We say Birkins in the plural because the star’s covetable collection doesn’t stop at one. Over the course of the past decade, Kareena Kapoor Khan has been spotted flaunting her two Hermès Birkin handbags—one in black and one in tan. The duo has pulled in multiple cameos in her personal wardrobe, paired with everything from casual denim-and-tee duets to kurta sets.
Karisma Kapoor’s Hermès Birkin
Much like her sister, Karisma Kapoor has a soft spot for Hermès handbags as well. The star of her collection is a Hermès Birkin doused in the timeless hues of elegant teal. An ideal choice for those looking to break free from black, a teal number like hers will be the perfect companion for any occasion on your social calendar. Kapoor is frequently spotted taking hers out to brunch with the fam, where it serves as the perfect way to elevate a basic denim look.
Deepika Padukone’s Cartier Bracelet
As one of the film industry’s top stars, Deepika Padukone has access to the finest that the world of fashion has to offer. And after travelling the world, the star has found a favourite in Cartier’s classic bracelet designs. Look closer at her style files, and you’ll find twin bracelets from the world-famous jeweller flanking her wrist. So, which are the designs that have won her vote of approval? The classic love bracelet paired with the Juste En Clou bracelet with an iconic nail-inspired design.