The Grand Finale of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 Was Rich in Color, Glamour And Fashion

Although the stars lit up the sky on the last day of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018, it did struck us hard that it’s the end of the fashion fiesta. From dashing dappers to dazzling divas, the models slayed the runway and gliding amongst them with sheer elegance and divine grace were our Bollywood faves.

Final Day of LFW 2018

The Grand Finale Of LFW Winter/Festive 2018:

Let us see how the last day of LFW’18 unfolded with interesting and engaging themes-

Nakita Singh:

Inspired by travel and nature, Nakita Singh’s collection at LFW 2018 Winter/Festive season was all about doodle sketch embroidery on handloom fabrics. In hues like yellow and earthy shades, the collection was designed to render a relaxed, pleasant and contemporary vibe.

Nakita Singh at LFW 2018

Soumodeep Dutta:

‘The Circles of Wisdom’ by Soumodeep Dutta was inspired by the analogies of life and lotus in Buddhism. From Ikat motifs, kantha embroidery on textiles from Odisha and Bengal, the collection carried a very earthy feel.

The dapper Gurmeet Choudhry was the showstopper for the designer and he definitely created an awe moment while he walked down the ramp in a black sherwani suit.

Soumodeep Dutta LFW 2018


Tahweave brought together colors from the Irish landscapes on hand-woven textiles and accentuated them with cut-work and kantha embroidery. This collection titled as the ‘Unchartered’ was a burst of colors in easy flowing silhouettes.

Tahweave LFW 2018

Kriti Kharbanda walked the ramp for the label in a black random dotted pattern gown. With her hair pinned into a ponytail and with matte finished coral lips, she was enigmatic.

Kriti Kharbanda for Tahweave LFW 2018

Jayanti Reddy:

‘The Twilight Zone’ by Jayanti Reddy captured the beautiful transition of the day into a starry night. With the model sashaying celestial styles in soft pastel shades, with intricate threadwork and sparkling jewels, the runway was purely whimsical.

Jayanti Reddy LFW 2018

The gorgeous and regal looking Aditi Rao Hydari was Jayanti Reddy’s muse for the evening. Donning a beige colored tiered outfit with rich embroidery, sheer sleeves and dazzling jewels, Aditi was showcasing utmost royalty. Mid-parted sleek hairdo, bronze toned makeup that complemented the shade of the outfit, the diva was jaw dropping.

 Aditi Rao Hydari For Jayanti Reddy LFw 2018

Nupur Kanoi:

Inspired by the Cape Town city which is set against a multicultural backdrop with European and Indian settlements, Nupur Kanoi came up with her latest collection ‘Protea’ at the LFW W/F’18. The collection comprised of botanical prints, glass beadwork in floral patterns that added a hint of bohemian style. Putting together prints, and beadwork, the collection was bot vibrant and stunning.

Nupur Kanoi LFW 2018

Punit Balana:

‘Gulabi Chowk’ by Punit Balana at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 was an inspiration drawn from the pride of the pink city Jaipur and Amer Fort. It also drew the beauty and delicacy of Jalebi Chowk and Sheesh Mahal. With hand-black prints on flowing outfits, and modern silhouettes, the collection created a stunning charm on the ramp. Majorly ruling were the shades of blue and pink.

Punit Balana LFW 2018

Radhika Apte and Jim Sarbh were the showstoppers for the designer. Radhika Apte swirled on the runway looking lovely in plunging neckline, pleated gown. Sleek hairdo and deep dark red lips elevated the beauty of this Netflix star.

Radhika Apte Punit Balana LFW 2018

Agami by Neha Agarwal:

‘Pushtaini’ from Agami by Neha Agarwal, was all about age-old art of Madhubani. The geometric painting achieved by twigs, hand, brushes, matchsticks etc, on the outfits, using natural dyes and pigments rendered a spectacular feel on the runway. The Indian art was blended with innovative fashion and a new zardozi embroidery pattern was remodelled with a contemporary vibe.

Neha Agarwal LFW 2018

Kiara Advani was captured walking the ramp for the label looking bold and dynamic in a indo-western themed, cut-out top, glittering pants and a cape running waist down. Red hot lips and half pinned soft tresses drew a beautiful picture of her.

Kiara Advani for Neha Agarwal LFW 2018

Label Ritu Kumar:

‘Native Spirit’ by Ritu Kumar was a tribute to the nature and great landscapes. With tribal prints that represented Native American Inca on western silhouettes with a hint of feminism and flirt from the Wild West, the collection was glorious. Rolling out styles in earthy and rustic colors with modern details, the designer nailed the show.

Label Ritu Kumar LFW 2018

Disha Patil:

Disha patil chose to pay homage to the art of creation by imbibing the Tvastr- the Hindu artisan diety through her collection. In soft pastel hues, flowing fabric and intricate details, the designer brought forth styles in ethnic theme with a hint of modern day woman.

Disha Patil LFW 2018

Diana Penty walked the ramp for the designer in an off-shoulder top followed by a cape, and a blush pink skirt.

Diana Penty for Disha Patil LFW 2018


Mishru’s collection titled ‘Supernova’ was all about power dressing with strong blazers and capes with a touch of femininity. With sheer fabric flowing below the thigh line, every garment was sensual in its own sweet way.

Mishru LFW 2018

Lisa Haydon was the showstopper for the designer. The diva walked the ramp in sizzling shirt dress with sheer neckline, sleeves and thigh down gown looking grand and majestic. Love the dazzling pieces, her blonde hair and her attitude!

Lisa Haydon for Mishru LFW 2018

aLL Primero by Narendra Kumar presents Never Hyde:

‘Never Hyde’ by Narendra Kumar and India’s leading plus size store aLL Primero featured day, evening and athleisure styles of men and women in comfortable textiles.

Narendra Kumar LFW 2018

A bit metallic, a bit feminine and a bit of sporty were the shades and silhouettes in this ‘Never Hyde’ collection. Shikha Talsania was the showstopper for the designer and the diva rocked the ramp in a murky green dress. Love the embroidered, embellished feature along the neckline and her tassel fringe earrings.

 Shikha Talsania for Narendra Kumar LFW 2018

6Degree platform presents Julie by Julie Shah, Arvind Ampula, Gaurav Katta, and Sanjukta Dutta:

Prachi Desai walked the ramp for Julie by Julie Shah in a red floral applique outfit.

Prachi Desai LFW 2018

Sophie Choudry was the showstopper for the exquisite collection of Arvind Ampula. In a pink embroidered blouse, yellow flowing skirt and a sheer dupatta, she looked stunning. The creative jewelry pieces, her side swept swirly hairdo and her bronze eyes beautified her style further.

Sophie Choudry LFW 2018

Kalki Koechlin walked the ramp for Gaurav Katta in a pastel toned off-shoulder gown with a wide belt tapering her frame. With her hair tied into a low bun, with a sheer cream toned hair accessory, she magnified the elegance of his creations.

Kalki Koechlin LFW 2018

The new mom, Esha Deol along with her mom, Hema Malini walked the ramp for Sanjukta Dutta looking regal and divine. While Esha looked grand in a red and cream half sari, Hema Malini showcased a yellow, red and blue silk sari. Both the beauties picked waistbands, big red bindis and traditional jewelry to suit their styles.

Esha Deol Hema Malini LFW 2018

Lakme Absolute Grand Finale by Monisha Jaising:

Finally, the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 came to a grand end with Monisha Jaising’s sizzling show. The designer chose ‘Shades of a Diva’ as her theme that revolved around luxury, sensuality, originality of every mood of a diva.

Monisha Jaising LFW WF 2018

From soft pleasant hues, to vibrant shot of colors, from shimmering styles to solid colored styles, the collection was purely entertaining. Be it butterfly motifs, beadwork, ruffles or tiers, the entire collection drew everyone’s attention.

Monisha Jaising LFW 2018

In a glazing green pleated, cut-out style gown, Kareena Kapoor walked the ramp for the designer setting the runway on fire. Smokey kohl defined eyes, flowing wavy tresses and nude lips rounded her style to perfection.

Kareena Kapoor LFW 2018

Extending their support to the designer were Sussanne Khan, Farah Ali Khan, Sophie Choudry Kanika Kapoor, Shweta Bachchan, and Lara Dutta.

LFW WF 2018

Ceelbs at LFW WF 2018

Hope you had a fun time trailing along with us in this 5 day fashion journey!

Day 3 And 4 Of LFW W/F 2018:

Like promised we are back with the updates from Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 day 3 and day 4. Check out the details in the spread-

 Lakme Fashion Week WinterFestive 2018 Day 3 And Day 4

Day 3 of LFW Winter/Festive 2018:

Two Point Two:

Two Point Two Winter/Festive 2018 collection titled ‘Simultaneity’ was all about the traditional Japanese style pattern, Kimono. Every outfit in the collection was patterned to reconstruct the formal wear into a streetwear pattern with handcrafted thread embroideries and bold geometric patterns. Checks, stripes and prints in black and white with a hint of yellow were the hues used by the designer.

The brother-sister duo, Saqib Saleem, and Huma Qureshi walked the ramp looking fashionable donning the streetwear style.

Saqib Saleem And Huma Qureshi LFW 2018

Armaan Randhawa:

Armaan Randhawa chose to pay tribute to Alexander McQueen with his collection ‘Twin Queen’ at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018. With minimal styling patterns, boxy silhouettes, and heavy embroidery with an edgy finish, every piece of the collection was jaw-dropping in vibrant to pleasing tones.

Armaan Randhawa Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2018

Smartwater Presents ‘The Platform’ featuring Poochki, Shanti and Kanika Goyal:

Kanika Goyal:

Kanika Goyal presented her collection that comprised of edgy patterns along with graphic art #inspiredbyclouds at the LFW W/F’18. With high-rise pants, maxi dresses, capes and with a lot of layering styles, in beige, blue, golden and black hues, the collection turned out to be an interesting show.

Kanika Goyal LFW WF 2018

Shanti by Sakshi & Swasti Shah:

The label Shanti by Sakshi & Swasti Shah presented their ‘Megh-Malhar’ collection that is compiled out of discarded textiles. With motifs and designs patterned to represent the clouds, with an intense mood, the show was splendid.

Sakshi Swasti Shah LFW 2018


With organza, felt and cotton textiles crinkled and crushed to add volume to the style, and with a hand painted cloud print in indigo tones, designer duo, Ishanee Mukherjee and Anirudh Chawla of Poochki showed their collection in ode of W.HDavies poem ‘The Dark Cloud’.

Poochki Lakme Fashion Week 2018

Soha Ali Khan was the showstopper for ‘The Platform’ presented by Smartwater featuring Kanika Goyal, Poochki, and Shanti. Rich cream top, a glittering cape representing the starry night and dhoti style pants was her pick for the walk and we find both elegance and trend in abundance with her style. Side parted sleek updo, glowing makeup and matter finish natural lip tone rounded her beauty theme.

Soha Ali Khan LFW 2018


Four designers, Anaam, Bloni, Bobo Calcutta, and The Pot Plant brought to light gender-neutral collections to the LFW W/F 2018. Anaam chose to bring art form Behrupiya with fluid drapes in dark and earthy tones, using merino wool and muslin blends. Bloni’s Akshat Bansal was about sustainability in econyl wool and organza, with tie and dye patterns. Ayushman Mitra’s Bobo Calcutta showcased a collection titled “ludicrous Legacy’ that held hallucinatory paintings in his signature colors and silhouettes. Lastly, the designer duo, Resham Karmchandani and Sanya Suri of The Pot Plant chose the by-lanes of Bhuj for their show at the LFW 2018. In athleisure inspired silhouettes, with bandhani and hand painted prints, the show was a huge hit.

Genderbender LFW 2018

Gaurang Shah:

Gaurang Shah who created costumed for the biopic of the legendary actress of the South Indian Cinema, Savithri, paid his homage to the diva by exhibiting his collection at the Lakme Fashion Week W/F 2018. In Mangalgiri, Kota, brocades, silks, organzas, chiffons, the designer showcased Bollywood kurtas, saris and anarkalis on the divas who walked the runway to nostalgic movie tunes.

Gaurang Shah LFW WF 2018

Karthikeya & Misfit Panda:

Karthikeya’s ‘Heroine of the Opera’ brought the theatrics of the European Opera to the limelight through grand silhouettes and deep hues. Misfit Panda added ornate footwear inspired from the Baroque Era.

Karthikeya Misfit Panda LFW 2018

Caprese X Shift & Arpita Mehta:

Caprese presented Shift’s Cruise collection at the LFW W/F’18, which revolved around midi dresses, signature shift staple pieces.

Caprese Shift Arpita Mehta LFW 2018

Arpita Mehta’s collection presented by Caprese at the LFW W/F 2018 comprised mainly of easy-breezy styles with floral prints. Feminine yet flirty, the collection was beautiful in every swirl and frame. Karisma Kapoor walked the ramp for Arpita Mehta looking sensuous and spectacular in a black sheer sari.

Karisma Kapoor For Arpita Mehta

R.Elan presents Nachiket Barve:

Blending the royalty of the 20’s and 30’s with the today’s jet-setting bride trends, Nachiket Barve presented his collection at the LFW 2018 Winter/Festive season. The styles as much as they looked rich were equally light and in fluid flowing pattern. Beading, applique, resham, gota embroidery in rich Rajasthani pink and blue were all a pretty sight on the runway.

Nachiket Barve LFW 2018

Janhvi Kapoor was the showstopper for Nachiket Barve presented by R.Elan. In a pink and blue floral embroidered lehenga choli, with her side-swept curls, she looked gorgeous on the runway.

Janhvi Kapoor for Nachiket Barve LFW 2018

Kallol Datta:

It was abstract for Kallol Datta at the LFW W/F’18. In volume 1 Issue 2, he featured forms and spaces with a better understanding through his outfits. In cotton, silk, georgette, and plastic, with silk screen printing, and in the purple haze achieved by mixing pink and blue, every piece had a story to offer.

Kallol Datta LFW 2018

Nexa presents Amit Aggarwal:

Amit Aggarwal’s Crystalis presented by Nexa was a collection that brought together new age materials and craftsmanship to create a unique vision. In metallic shades, the collection was a true sight for glamour, glitter, and grace.

Amit Aggarwal LFW Winter Festive 2018

Shahid Kapoor walked the ramp looking dapper, grooving to the music of a live band, in a black compilation of the designer that held a subtle hint of metallics.

Shahid Kapoor Disha Patani LFW 2018

Also walking the ramp, in the light of the beaming lasers, looking sexy and sensational was Disha Patani in an LBD by the designer. That was one hell of a way to end the show, don’t you agree?

Disha Patani LFW 2018

Day 4 of LFW Winter/Festive 2018:

Half Full Curve:

Titled ‘Natsukashii’, Half Full Curve presented their compilations at the Lakme Fashion Week W/F’18 that comprised mainly of the Japanese textiles, motifs and floral patterns. From flowing fabrics to layered themes, a bunch of bell sleeve patterned outfits, the collection was a true delight in pleasing tones.

Half Full Curve LFW 2018

Saaksha & Kinni:

Saaksha & Kinni presented a playful collection of styles with bold colors and stunning prints. The show was devoted to revealing women enjoying Raas. Easy breezy and flowing were every style of the collection and it was a pleasure to watch.

Saaksha Kinni LFW 2018

Shruti Haasan walked the ramp in a pleated easy-breezy flowing dress. With deep-toned lips, mid-parted sleek to wavy half pinned hair rounded her style magnificently.

Shruti Haasan LFW 2018

Vineet Rahul:

Showcasing nature in the purest form and sprinkling the beauty of darkness of night with detailed motifs, Vineet Rahul presented his wondrous collection at the LFW 2018. From westernized layered themes to traditional fits, the collection was marvelous. Saiyami Kher walked the ramp dressed elegantly in a stone gray and white outfit. With mid parted sleek ponytail, a bindi and smokey eyes, she looked fab!

Vineet Rahul LFW 2018

Anushree Reddy:

Like always and bit more majestically, Anushree Reddy drew her collection, every bit feminine, flirty and romantic. Titled as ‘Sitara’, the sheer and soft textiles in sexy colors along with applique and beads that added a splendid fantasy to the styles, the show was grand.

Anushree Reddy LFW 2018

Malaika Arora walked the ramp for the designer looking magical in a yellow embroidered lehenga choli. With sheer dupatta, sparkling jewels, and side swept soft hairdo, she looked stunning like a star.

Malaika Arora LFW 2018

SVA by Sonam And Paras Modi:

Fluidity in the styles, glittering motifs and with a strong sense of structure, the collection of SVA couture by Sonam and Paras Modi was creative. From burgundy, beige to blacks, be it separates, gowns, indo-western sari styles or lehenga styles, the collection was exquisite.

Sophie Choudry and Nushrat Bharucha walked the ramp for the label clad in black glittering styles. While the former chose an indo-western sari style, a sleek hairdo, ear climbers, hair accessories and smokey eyes with her style, Nushrat picked a gown style and added burgundy accessories around her neck and in her hair.

Sophie Choudry LFW 2018

Nushrat Bharucha LFW 2018

Amruta Khanvilkar and Kajal Aggarwal were spotted in support of the label.

Amruta Khanvilkar and Kajal Aggarwal LFW 2018

Surendri by Yogesh Chaudhary:

Surendri by Yogesh Chaudhary exhibited his collection titled ‘Rangoli’ at the LFW 2018. As the name itself speaks, the collection was a colorful ode to the women of the world. In relaxed styles, with braids, beads and bright hues, the ramp turned into a Rangoli.

Yogesh Chaudhary LFW 2018

Lakme Salon and Payal Singhal presents The Show-Stopping Bride:

Payal Singhal’s ‘The Show-Stopping Bride’ was a collection inspired from the art of tapestry through the Renaissance times. Holding Persian touch, the collection was celestial. Threadwork with zardozi, applique and beadwork and tassels added glam to every style of the collection.

Payal Singhal LFW 2018

The newlywed couple, Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi, who are expecting their first child, walked the ramp for the designer in matched embroidered outfits. Showing off her baby bump, the diva glowed beautifully while she walked the ramp. Her wavy hair, the silver metallic accessories, she was remarkable.

Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi LFW 2018

In support of the designer were Ragini Khanna, Shriya Saran, and Krystle D’Souza.

Ragini Khanna Shriya Saran Krystle DSouza

6Degree presents Ruceru:

Ruceru’s collection at the LFW W/F’18 was an inspiration of Rabindranath Tagore’s Bengali dance drama ‘Chitrangada’. According to the theme, a proper woman is one who blends her feminine side with warrior within her and the collection spoke splendidly of it.

Ruceru LFW WF 2018

Bipasha Basu walked the ramp in a cream and red, authentic Bengali colored outfit looking sensual. With sleek updo and well-contoured makeup, she was a sight to sore eyes.

Bipasha Basu LFW 2018


Etika’s ‘Blue City Tales’ collection at LFW W/F 2018 was exclusively about ruffles, shimmering styles, and sheer features. Eli Avram was spotted walking the ramp looking rich and majestic in a pastel green top with sheer sleeves, cream skirt and midnight blue dupatta. With her luscious curls rolling down her shoulders, she looked great.

Eli Avram For Etika LFW 2018

Sammohi by Moksha & Hiral:

Sammohi by Moksha & Hiral exhibited their collection at the LFW W/F 2018 and left us speechless. In pastel hues, from maxi dresses to lehengas, the collection was celestial. Dia Mirza was spotted walking the ramp for the designer duo sprinkling vintage beauty like always.

Dia Mirza LFW WF 2018

Sita Mikhail:

Sita Mikhail’s collection ‘Mirror Tells a Tale’ was filled with smart cuts, edgy silhouettes, solid hues and delicate glacier patterned details. Neha Sharma was captured walking the ramp in a wine-red outfit with metallic details. Love the shot of red with her lips and the side swept curls hairdo.

Neha Sharma LFW 2018

Nokia presents Pankaj & Nidhi:

Pankaj and Nidhi’s ready to wear styles at the LFW W/F’18 were truly welcoming. In shades of blue, purple, with detailed embroidery, motifs and applique work, the collection was spectacular. The rocking Kangana Ranaut was their chosen showstopper in a blue-ish purple outfit. With blue smokey eyes and winged liner, she rocked a killer style.

Kangana Ranaut for Pankaj and Nidhi LFW 2018

Boat presents Urvashi Kaur:

Urvashi Kaur’s collection was all about thinking globally but acting locally. True to the theme, each style was crafted in earthy tones and modern silhouettes.

Urvashi Kaur LFW WF 2018

Tresseme presents Ashish N Soni:

Reversible clothing and Metamorphosis was the focus of designs for Ashish N Soni’s collection at the LFW 2018. With multiple approaches, he created a collection of modern silhouettes that were wearable and adorable. Jacqueline Fernandez walked the ramp for the designer in two different outfits. She nailed both contrasting styles with utmost grace and glamour.

Jacqueline Fernandez LFW 2018

Hope you had a great time exploring the celestial creations of the designers. Stay tuned for the finale show of LFW W/F 2018. Till then keep following FashionLady for more such updates.

Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 on Day 2:

The day 2 of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 which was the day of sustainable fashion stood out for its elegance, delicacy, and details. Having to establish a stronghold on the sustainable fashion is one of the trending challenges in the face of the fashion world and the designers no doubt threw a rock-solid competition at the LFW W/F 2018.

Day 2 of LFWWF 2018

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)

Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC) presented four designers, namely Lars Andersson, Pallavi Shantam, Saloni Sakaria and Jewellyn Alvares at the LFW Winter/Festive 2018. These young designers, in their own creative way, presented Khadi in a new limelight, giving the textile a quirky twist to suit the modern woman.

Lars Andersson, a Swedish designer, chose to bring forth a special clothing line in favor of the distressed weavers. Creating contemporary knitwear in shades of ivory, he recreated delicacy in fashion. From headband to the wrap around belts, it was Khadi all along in the most divine form by the designer who vouched to keep the craft alive.

Lars Andersson Collection at LFW 2018

Saloni Sakaria’s collection’The Third Floor Clothing’, was all about bringing the traditional khadi style to the focus of a new generation. From pants, jackets, tunics and many more, the designer played with colors ranging from soft romantic hues to earthy shades, and androgynous patterns giving a new outlook to the fashion.

Saloni Sakaria Collection at LFW 2018

Pallavi Shantam’s Buna Collection which was titled ‘Time Whisperer’ was showcased at the LFW Winter/Festive 2018. In pleasing shades, layered fashion and block prints, the collection was based on the Japanese concept, Wabi-Sabi, the beauty that is driven out of imperfections.

Pallavi Shantam Collection at LFW 2018

Jewellyn Alvares showcased khadi textile in varying weight, count, and texture and it was amazing how the designer used his women’s wear styles as the base for the menswear collection.

Jewellyn Alvares Collection at LFW 2018

Craftmark X Ka-Sha presents Kota Women Weavers

The Kota Women Weavers Organization collaborated with Ka-Sha and showcased a collection that divinely blend contrasting colors. With round block prints, tassels enriched dupattas, and with varying shades, every piece of the collection had a story to share. With floral appliques, ruffled capes, and easy-breezy silhouettes, the collection was a hit.

Ka Sha Collection at LFW 2018

RmKV Silks Re-Crafting Traditional Silks In Collaboration With Sunita Shanker:

The 9 yards never fail to impress us, do they? Sunita Shanker along with RmKV silks showed that as much as the sari takes focus, so does the pattern of the blouse. The show presented silk saris with a twist that left us stunned. Either with a jacket style blouse or with crepe full sleeved blouse or even a bow and knot patterned blouse, the saris were portrayed with immense beauty. In a silk pant and sari, Sushmita Sen walked the ramp for the designer and left us in awe. Looking fierce and fab, Sushmita turned the sustainable fashion day electrifying. Since the reversible sari had a lot to offer, the diva went minimalist with her style and accessories.

Sushmita Sen for Sunita Shanker LFWWF 2018

Vrishk by Gunjan Jain

With inspiration drawn from Yogini cult of Odisha, Vrishk by Gunjan Jain was all about royalty with a spice of trend chic patterns embedded into the heart of the styles. The collection of handwoven saris with desirous drapes and work wear blouses cast a strong fashion spell on the ramp. In rich colors and with Ikat techniques, the khadi saris were simple and classy.

Vrishk Collection at LFW 2018

Digital Empowerment Foundation presents #ArtisansOfDigitalAge

One of the collection that was truly digitally driven was Indigene X Barpali & Nuapatna’s compilation at the W/F’18. Ikat textiles, silks, and silk cotton were primarily used through the compilation and it brought immense charm to the show.

Indigene Barpali Nuapatna at LFW 2018

Naushad Ali x Musiri chose to add a sport-luxe to a contemporary style on khadi and we absolutely loved it. From stripes, checks and Ikat textiles along with khadi, the collection was filled with layering styles.

Naushad Ali Musiri Collection at LFW 2018

On the same lines of stripes, checks and layers were Three by Pallavi Dhyani x Barabanki at the LFW W/F’18.

Pallavi Dhyani Barabanki Collection at LFW 2018


Eka pulled off the LFW Winter/Festive 2018 show in a collection of stripes, checks, hand block prints on khadi. With dresses, layering and easy-breezy patterns, it sifted a cool breeze through the show.

EKA Collection at LFW 2018

#PlanetPositive and Tencel Presents Rajesh Pratap Singh:

Tencel along with Rajesh Pratap Singh presented an impeccable collection combining the ecological fiber, Tencel with Indian fabric patterns like chanderi, banarasi, jamdani. With hand block prints and drape style silhouettes, the show was totally indigenous.

Rajesh Pratap Singh Collection at LFW 2018

Stay tuned for the updates!

The Lakme Fashion Week is back with their Winter/Festive 2018 season spaced from August 22nd to 26th, at St Regis in Mumbai, and the designers are all geared up to knock the spectators off their feet. Of all the designers and their different themes that portrayed their collections on day 1, we have to specify that it was majorly all about eyes with loud bold eye makeup.

Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2018

Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 on Day 1:

Dig in for day 1 details and you will agree that it is by far the best statement-making start to the much-awaited fashion show.

INIFD Presents Gen Next:

Anurag Gupta, Ajay Kumar Singh, Kanika Sachdeva, Sweta Gupta and Yadvi Agarwal are the five new designers who made their debut at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2018 with the Gen Next show.

Kanika Sachdeva, who goes by the label name Jajaabar, showcased her latest collection titled ‘The Artful Lodger’, an inspiration of various homestays from all around the globe.

Jajaabar Collection at LFW 2018

Yavi by Yadvi Agarwal, collection blended art and fashion in the most interesting and unique form. Showcasing worn impressionism through hand-painted separates on silks along with embroidery, the designer rolled out a new chapter in fashion.

Yavi Collection at LFw 2018

Anurag Gupta, inspired by Maurits Cornelius Escher’s day and night artwork created a collection that brought metamorphic change through form, pattern, colors, dyes, and motifs.

Anurag Gupta Collection at LFW 2018

Ajay Kumar Singh brought his latest collection ‘Imagination’ to light at LFW W/F 2018. Exploring the creativity of human minds to the depths of graphics in digital prints, patchwork on khadi and handloom textiles, he rocked his show.

AUR Collection at LFW 2018

Sweta Gupta’s “Begin Again’ collection at the LFW 2018 was all about a traveler within and beyond Himalayan terrains. Every piece of the collection rings unique stories, anecdotes, and raw beauty of Himalayan soil.

Sweta Gupta at LFW 2018

Urvashi Joneja:

Urvashi Joneja, the renowned designer, cast a strong spell with her Winter/Festive 2018 collection titled ‘AWAY’ at the Lakme Fashion Week. The collection was designed to celebrate the essence of women that shattered the glass ceiling. The collection was all about power dressing with a feminine spice blended in effortlessly. With intricate geometric and graphic prints along with appliques and embroidery, every piece of the collection was admirable.

Urvashi Joneja LFW 2018

Urvashi Joneja Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2018

Urvashi Joneja Lakme Fashion Week 2018

Urvashi Joneja collection LFW 2018

Urvashi Joneja collection 2018

Rhea Chakraborty was the showstopper for Urvashi Joneja’s collection. In a black flowing dress with a bird patterned embellishment speaking boldly about the theme of her collection, the diva was gorgeous. Side-swept wavy hair and glowing makeup rounded her style.

Rhea Chakraborty for Urvashi Joneja LFw 2018

‘Bye Felicia’ by Chola:

Gender neutrality was the prime concept of Chola, designed by Sohaya Misra, with the Winter/Festive collection at Lakme Fashion Week 2018. Although it seemed a little difficult to absorb such a change in the fashion, it is a welcoming change and we are glad Sohaya pulled it off with immense glamour in focus.

Chola Collection LFW 2018

‘Bye Felicia’, Chola’s latest collection showcased drag makeup themes well suited with outfits in ebony, grey and ivory hues. While the men’s collection included frills, cropped cuts, the women’s collection was all about androgynous elements.

Prateik Babbar was the showstopper of the designer’s collection and he undoubtedly rocked the show. In an outfit that represented the dichotomy of male and female, walked the ramp, hand-in-hand with dress donning model Jason Arland.

Prateik Babbar LFW 2018

AM: PM by Ankur and Priyanka Modi:

The label AM: PM by Ankur and Priyanka Modi gave the fashion bingers a solid satiable palette titled Gypset at the Winter/Festive 2018 Lakme Fashion Week. With the style icons, Veruschka, Brigitte Bardot, and Talitha Getty, on the mind, the designer duo built their latest collection Gypset truly inspired by their traveling experiences around the world.

Ankur and Priyanka Modi LFW 2018

With tunics redefined as shirt dresses, salwars as flared pants and layering being the prime styling element, the collection was a delightful sight. From deep desert hues to forest greens, chili reds, the color palette was vibrant and free-spirited.

Elle Graduates:

From the Elle Graduates 2018, three designers, Studio Metallurgy, Divya Sheth and Untitled Co., showcased their collections on the global platform LFW Winter-Festive 2018.

Untitled Co. Studio Metallurgy’s collection was purely an inspiration drawn from an industrial design that builds on accuracy and precision. Every garment was designed with clean cuts and sharp lines in mostly black based hues.

Studio Metallurgy collection LFW 2018

Divya Sheth’s collection titled ‘Shizen’ which means nature in Japanese was a true blend of Indian craft and Japanese aesthetics.

Divya Sheth LFW 2018

Untitled Co. by Rinzin Lama was all about separates, handwoven in silk and cotton along with textile art and embroidery.

Rinzin Lama LFW 2018

Abraham & Thakore:

After 2010, David Abraham and Rakesh Thakore, are now back again with their label Abraham & Thakore at the LFW Winter Festive 2018 with a collection named ‘Cocktails and Samosas’.

The collection included evening cover-ups like kimonos, wraps, capes, sari blouses and certain wrap and tie dresses. Along with brocade, the collection also brought to light tussar with a hint of viscose that added softness to the textiles. From hand embroidery to sequins which transformed the texture of the fabric, the weaves held a strange bit of elegance with a mix of quirkiness. The collection also included jamas, chogas, baku, lungis and sarongs in a redefined state of fashion art.

Abraham Thakore LFW 2018

431-88 by Shweta Kapur:

It was all about eyes at the start of LFW Winter-Festive 2018 and leading the show was Shweta Kapur shooting a pop of electric blue with eyes. Themed to the free-spirit of a traveler, Shweta Kapur’s collection consisted of subtle shades, in flowing silks and cotton embedded with skilled embroidery.

Shweta Kapur LFW 2018

Amrich: Vrisa by Rahul and Shikha:

Gothic eyes, strong hued Indian textiles in comfortable patterns along with embroidery played as a strong theme for the designer duo, Rahul and Shikha’s collection titled ‘Bukhara’ at LFW Winter-Festive 2018.

Rahul and Shikha LFW 2018

With this we wrap Day 1. The glitz and glamour was definitely breathtaking and we look forward to Day 2. Till then, keep up with the updates on FashionLady.

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