What happens when an ace Indian fashion designer turns 50? That’s right! The stars descend to party, albeit in style and elegance! Maverick fashion designer Manish Malhotra turned 50 on December 5. With an enviable tribe of friends in tinsel town, Manish ringed in his birthday at Taj Lands End in Mumbai at an opulent bash hosted by his bestie Karan Johar. The befitting theme of this high profile affair was Black & Golden and the film brigade dazzled the shutterbugs with their starry avatars. The invitees included Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Bipasha Basu, Tabu, Huma Qureshi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Kriti Sanon, Aditi Rao Hyadri, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, Dia Mirza, Sophie Choudry, Alia Bhatt, Malaika Arora Khan, Amrita Arora, Lisa Haydon, Shilpa Shetty, Shamita Shetty, Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar, Imran Khan and Avantika Malik, Athiya Shetty, Jacqueline Fernandes, Parineeti Chopra, Shraddha Kapoor, Punit Malhotra, Disha Patani and Tiger Shroff. PHEW! Also Read - Shah Rukh Khan Buys Team in USA Cricket League, Names it LA Knight Riders
Indeed, what could be called as the most starry turnout of the year, this bash witnessed a plethora of dazzling designer wear and we are awed, hooked, booked and jealous AF! Following a midnight birthday bash that comprised close friends, the gala soiree last night boasted of a stupendous guest list and an enormous 50 kg customized chocolate cake! Bollywood divas stirred up the air with their sensual and stunning ensembles. Some of the most breathtaking ensembles were showcased by Alia Bhatt, Bipasha Basu, Sonam Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Amrita Arora, Sophie Choudry amongst others. (ALSO READ: Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli are INSEPARABLE at Manish Malhotra’s bash, Kareena Kapoor chills with her girls) Also Read - Spotted! Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday, Malaika Arora, Alia Bhatt Papped in Mumbai- Video
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We suspect Manish has discovered the fountain of youth and doesn’t look a day older! Bollywood’s much-loved designer donned his own creation of a black and blue kurta replete with a pocket embellished velvet coat. Needless to say, he looked PERFECT!
What The Host Karan Wore
Looking dapper in a black suit that displayed a golden shirt detailing, Karan also channeled his love for bling through his shoes that bore golden spikes.
Donning a sequined blazer dress by Manish Malhotra, Alia oozed oomph with her hair neatly parted in the middle, triple strapped golden sandals. and smoky evening eyes. (ALSO READ: Alia Bhatt goes OFFBEAT with top and pants at Star Screen Awards 2016! Rate her fashion sense fab or drab?)
The dazzling fashionista donned a velvet black gown, a creation from the Russian label, Yanina Couture. What enamored us are the frilly sleeves that render an illusion of the skirt for the delicate ballerina cutout on the sleeve. A neat updo and bright red lips perfected the elegant look! (ALSO READ: Deepika Padukone vs Sonam Kapoor: Who wore the monochrome gown better at the Star Screen Awards 2016?)
Busting the can’t-look-glamourous-when pregnant myth, Kareena turned heads as she sauntered with hubby Saif Ali Khan in a black gown with a flattering silhouette and sheer lace flared sleeves.
Glamming it up was Kriti in a velvet Free People dress teamed with thigh-high Steve Madden boots and jewelry from Aquamarine.
Sashaying in an embellished, semi-sheer ombre Khosla Jani gown with her hair down, Katrina perfected her glittery look with red lips and a pair of golden Louboutins.
Looking gorgeous in a strapless black Monsoori ensemble featuring a sheer striped overlay skirt, Bipasha opted for minimalist makeup!
Upping the glam quotient in a black and gold Robert Rodriguez mini, Louboutin sandals and her black Bottega Veneta knot clutch, Karisma was one of the best-dressed divas at the bash!
Weaning from the dress code, Malaika donned a silver Monisha Jaising thigh high slit dress with a plunging neckline. She accessorized her look with rings from Renu Oberoi Fine Jewelry and Mahesh Notandas. Needless to say, she looked absolutely ravishing!
Shilpa stuck to black wearing a velvet Karn Malhotra dress with strappy sandals and teamed her look with an acrylic clutch.
Adhering to the dress code and looking resplendent, Sophie donned a one-shouldered Halston Heritage gown with soft curls cascading over her bare shoulders.
Donning a shimmery jumpsuit with a quirky silhouette and a chunky bling belt, the Beat Pe Booty actress posed for the shutterbugs and looked quite fabulous!
WOW! Are you guys just as mesmerized as we are?! Definitely, a soiree to remember, the stars lent us some major #StyleGoals to emulate this party season!