Priyanka Chopra on Her New Denim Gig, Fashion Philosophy and the Red Carpet Looks She Wishes She Kept

Priyanka Chopra on Her New Denim Gig, Fashion Philosophy and the Red Carpet Looks She Wishes She Kept

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has a number of fond recollections of her favourite pink carpet seems to be, however she has one remorse when she thinks again on them.

“I’ve began excited about, ‘Why did not I archive so many wonderful outfits that I’ve worn alongside the best way?'” she tells PEOPLE, revealing that regardless of sporting so many iconic outfits at occasions and on pink carpets, she’s stored zero of them.

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“I used to be all the time a nomad,” she provides. “I moved round a lot, particularly within the final 15 years. Until three years in the past, I did not personal a home. I do not assume I thought of roots. I want I had stored the robe that I received Miss World in or the Jason Wu pink outfit I wore for the Emmys. I liked it and was twirling like a princess in it.”

Chopra Jonas, 40, says her Miss World gown, from when she received the pageant in 2000, was misplaced in her many travels, however not less than the Jason Wu robe is secure within the designer’s archives, in case she desires to return to it sometime. And although she does not have her personal archive of pink carpet seems to be but, what she does have well-stocked in her closet is denims.

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The Matrix Resurrections star admits she has someplace within the neighborhood of 200 pairs of denims, as a result of they’re the premise of her “uniform” together with a crisp white button-up shirt. As the brand new face of Gloria Vanderbilt Denims’ newest marketing campaign, I Have Wants, Match Them, the actress likes when her denims are literally comfy and will not put on any that are not.

“I am curvy; I really like my denims with the ability to hit me in the precise locations the place I want them to be and conceal what I want them to cover,” she tells PEOPLE. “That is what I really like about my GV denims — whether or not it is a boot reduce, whether or not it is a flare. I don’t like uncomfortable denims; can not put on them.”

The model’s newest launch celebrates the historical past of its denim and Gloria Vanderbilt’s legacy. For Chopra Jonas, it is a method to have a good time ladies. “I feel ladies have all the time been advised that we simply must cater to individuals,” she shares. “We all the time put any individual else earlier than us. That is simply our nature or societal upbringing, however I really like that this marketing campaign tells you to consider your wants first. I feel that is a really empowering thought. It is inspiring.”

Priyanka Chopra; Gotham for Gloria Vanderbilt Denims

One of many ladies Chopra Jonas is all the time joyful to have a good time is her personal mom, Dr. Madhu Akhouri Chopra. The actress tells PEOPLE that her mom’s affinity for all the time trying “nicely turned out” when she leaves the home made her need to be the identical.

“She’d by no means step out in what she slept in; she would all the time turn into one thing, not be dressed up, however to be presentable when she got here out,” Chopra Jonas says. “So it was ingrained in me, and I like being nicely turned out when I’ve individuals over or if I am going someplace.” Admittedly, although, Chopra Jonas likes “being a slob at house” generally.

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Which may imply sporting her extra comfortable denims and naked ft, however what it can by no means imply is a low-rise reduce. “I haven’t got the pelvic bones for it anymore,” she says of the denims popularized within the early 2000s which might be at present making a comeback. “Not joyful about them,” she provides with fun.

She is joyful, although, about physique jewellery rising in recognition once more, as a result of she says for a few years, her pals made enjoyable of her stomach button piercing for being uncool. What they did not appear to choose up on, is that Chopra Jonas is simply forward of the tendencies. “They had been like, ‘When are you going to do away with it?’ I nonetheless find it irresistible. Now everybody’s doing it, so I am so enthusiastic about physique piercings,” she says. “It is one thing individuals are doing now. I really feel related. My stomach piercing feels related.”

Chopra Jonas, who married Nick Jonas in December 2018 and welcomed her first youngster with him in January, has seen her model evolve quite a bit over time however her willingness to have a pair of denims to go well with each temper and event has caught along with her. She admits she even nonetheless has a pair from highschool that she had all her pals signal. “I’ve an extra,” she admits, including that you just by no means know if you’ll need to return to a pair you beforehand fell in love with.

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“[My fashion philosophy] has positively modified over time. I do not assume once I joined this business that I knew something about vogue,” she says. “I used to be a small-town lady, so I simply did quite a bit: jewellery, hair, make-up, the outfit — identical to a Christmas tree.”

She’s pared it down now, which is why the traditional Gloria Vanderbilt denims match proper into her wardrobe. “The denims rock,” she tells PEOPLE. “As quickly as you put on them, you are like, ‘Okay, a girl made this.’ They cinch you in the precise locations, they stretch in the precise locations, they’re for therefore many physique sorts. That is what I really like about them.”

The brand new marketing campaign launches right this moment, and Gloria Vanderbilt denims may be discovered at Kohl’s, Macy’s, belk, JCPenney and Amazon.

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