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12 Foreign Celebrities who pulled off Indian Ethnic Wear like a boss!

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We feel this odd glee when we see a foreigner appreciating Indian culture. We feel even more proud when that foreigner happens to be one of the most popular celebrities on the face of this Earth!

Its time to feel proud as here are some of our favorites international celebs pulling off Indian ethnic wear like a boss!

Beyonce

Queen B in this colorful embroidered Lehenga, with a serene smile, is a sight for sore eyes. She made full use of the opportunity to flaunt Indian ethnic wear, having been invited to perform at the Ambani wedding.

Beyonce

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga draped a modernized Saree at her F1 Indian concert that incorporated her eccentric style. She has promised that she would surprise her fans at the concert, and she most definitely kept that promise.

Lady Gaga

Selena Gomez

The American artist stole our hearts when she got all decked up in a traditional Saree, complete with bangles and a bindi during her visit to Nepal. She had posted the pictures on her Instagram with the caption “Sari, not sari”.

Selena Gomez

Oprah Winfrey

Throwback to the time the famous talk show host very gracefully pulled off an embroidered purple Saree. She has previously draped Sarees during her visit to India and even when she was on the cover of Elle India. She had draped a Sabyasachi beauty for the magazine’s 22nd Anniversary issue.

Oprah Winfrey

Sophie Turner 

The Queen in the North looked every bit worthy of the title at the Delhi wedding reception of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. She wore a rose gold Sabyasachi Lehenga, completing the look with a complementing jewelry set and BAE on her arm.

Sophie Turner 

Naomi Campbell

In 2009, Supermodel Naomi Campbell was on the Lakme Fashion Week ramp walk conducted in an effort to raise funds for Mumbai city’s emergency medical services. She pulled off a gorgeous black net Saree with full finesse.

Naomi Campbell

Venus Williams

This fierce woman is giving us major goals not just on the tennis court but also on the ramp in this Saree designed by Ritu Kumar. The Saree she wore was a bright yellow, beautifully embellished with gold heavy borders, paired with a contrasting red blouse.

Venus Williams

Victoria Beckham

The former Spice Girl graced the cover of Vogue magazine wearing a flattering stone studded, red Saree. She had said in an interview that she enjoyed dressing up in Indian ethnic wear as it made her feel like an Indian princess.

Victoria Beckham

Julia Roberts

‘The Pretty Woman’ draped a beautiful bottle green Saree in Gujarati style for the Indian wedding scene in the film Eat, Pray, Love. I have sighed in awe at least four times now looking at how beautiful she looks.

Julia Roberts

Dua Lipa

The young and talented singer has set some New Rules on how one must enjoy a visit to India- When in India, dress like Indians do. She was spotted learning how to drape an electric blue Saree outside a Ganesha temple in Jaipur.

Dua Lipa

Robert Downey Jr. 

If you don’t already love him 3000, you are bound to start doing so after seeing him in this white Kurta-Pyjama with a Bandhini dupatta. Ah, he looks so handsome!

Robert Downey Jr. 

Ashton Kutcher

This Hollywood heartthrob danced off to Bollywood in a blue Kurta and white Dhoti, topping it off with a red turban, at his friend’s wedding. Okay! Excuse me, I am still recovering from all the swooning.

Ashton Kutcher

There you have it! Don’t you think they absolutely owned those looks? Do let me know, which one of these did you love the most? 

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