India was once known as the land of ‘Rajas’ and ‘Maharajas’. Though the kingdoms were demolished and most palaces made a government property, the royal blood still lives among us and the aura they exude can’t be just banished. They have mingled with the modern society but their magnetism and royal grace still prevails which apparently makes them outshine, just like their ancestors. Here are some of the youngest and most stylish royalties of India.
Saif Ali Khan
Son of late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who was also titled as the Nawab of Pataudi, Saif Ali Khan apparently belongs to the royal blood.
His style quotient is not reflected just in his clothes but in his attitude too. This stylish star has a nose for luxury brands and best of designer wear. He has been spotted sporting apparels from popularized trend setter fashion brands – YSL and Tom Ford. He wears an engraved Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Grand Taille watch and carries satchels and cases from Louis Vuitton on his getaways. The right mix and match of accessories to team up with his attire and the spark of his grin, is what makes him Mr. Desirable.
Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia is known as the face of the Indian National Congress. He descended from the family of Scindia Maratha who ruled Gwalior during the 18th and the 19th century.
His style quotient is simple yet elegant, giving utmost importance to intricate details and accessories. He has given a breather to the much required fabric, khadi and has been spotted often wearing well cut bandhgalas addressing political appearances.
Priyadarshini Raje Scindia
Priyadarshini, also tagged as the contemporary princess, belongs to the famous Royal Gaekwad family of Baroda.
This princess is famous for her beauty and is often seen elegantly dressed in chiffon saris, well fitted denims and other elegant dresses which clearly depict her royal taste. Priyadarshini Raje Scindia was even listed in the Verve India’s best dressed list in 2008.
Descendant of Maharani Gayatri Devi, Raja of Isarda, Devraj Singh inherits his grandmother’s warm personality and refined look. His sense of style is simplicity as he believes it to be the key to happiness.
Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar
Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar belongs to the royal house of Udaipur, the clan of legendary Maharana Pratap Singh. This young prince exudes a style of simplicity and elegance. In an interview, he mentioned he is not brand conscious, and prefers tailored clothes to designer wear.
Belonging to the royal house of Raghogarh, Jaivardan Singh is known as an outgoing and friendly prince.
His bent is more towards traditional wear instead of the denims, and believes in keeping his heritage alive in what he wears. This royal blood line has a perfectly balanced contemporary and traditional style quotient in what he wears and when.
Aarkesh Singh Deo
Belonging to the royal house of Bolangir in Orissa, Aarkesh Singh Deo is the grandson of Maharaja Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo, who also became the Chief Minister of Orissa.
Unlike his family’s field of interest, Aarkesh singh Deo’s interest lies in modeling and acting. Although, he hinted about his plan of entering into politics in the near future. He modeled for Fashion Week while he was still in college and also went to New York to study acting. His style quotient is one with a difference, choosing contemporary over traditional wears.
Son of former Maharaja Gaj Singh, Shivraj Singh belongs to the royal house of Jodhpur and is better known for his fervent passion for polo. He is blessed with good looks of a prince.
Shivraj Singh has been famous for his style quotient. He even revamped ‘the hip-flaring jodhpurs’, as a style statement in Europe’s trendiest nightclubs.