Bollywood 'Maxi'-mum glamour
It's been around for more than two years now, and the maxi fever in Bollywood is still strong as ever.
Comfort being its keyword, the outfit has found approval from the likes of Angelina Jolie to Ayesha Takia.
Here's a look at the Bollywood babes intent on making the ankle-length dress such an enduring hit:
The pale-faced star of Fashion looks utterly chic and summer-appropriate in a crisp white number. Good going, Kangna.
Image: Kangna Ranaut
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Busy print, velvet accents, gold baubles, oh-so-meh!
Is this the same Freida Pinto that wowed international media with her sparkling designer delights?
Image: Freida Pinto
Looking every bit of a style diva in that drool-worthy black and white silk maxi with minimalistic make-up to go, Bebo is thumbs up all the way. Arm-candy Saif Ali Khan agrees too.
Image: Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan
In this reunion of former beauty queens -- Sushmita Sen and Queenie Dhody, Ms Dutta opts for a scarf-print maxi teamed with a bulky clutch and floral earrings.
Image: Sushmita Sen, Queenie Dhody and Lara Dutta
Honestly, we'd take her in a Sabyasachi sari over this any day.
A tad too short for the maxi silhouette, Rani's glamorous persona, nevertheless, works the look to a pass-the-muster extent.
Image: Rani Mukerji and Shahid Kapoor
Soon to be seen in Priyadarshan's Khatta Meetha as Akshay Kumar's college-going sister, there's nothing teenybopper about Urvashi's red carpet appearance in a silky, striped maxi.
Image: Urvashi Sharma
The Chak De! India girl looks all set to let her hair down in a floral maxi teamed with bright yellow beads.
Not exactly a trendy move but we'll let have her fun for now.
Image: Vidya Malvade