Lakme Fashion Week 2017 has begun and we have our hands, mind, and eyes full of spectacular fashion news and vision. The day 1 and 2 just wound up and we are in awe with the extent the fashion has spread out, giving ample opportunity to explore and experience.
Here are the details of the theme, color palettes, outfit silhouettes and the showstoppers of the designers. Enjoy the walk down the runway-
Ritu Kumar named her theme this season ‘Sweet Surrender’ which is a true inspiration of the 18th-century French empress in soft pastel shades, bold and tropical patterns and prints. In colors of peach, canary yellow, bright blues and bold reds, the designer created a compilation of shirt dresses, asymmetrical tops, off-shoulder tops in smooth flowing fabrics. Interesting to note were the mesh styled stockings!
Disha Patani walked the ramp for the ace designer in a white floral sheer strapless dress. With voluminous curls and sweet adorable bangs, she looked lovely.
House of Masaba
In collaboration with Himalayan, House of Masaba by Masaba Gupta brought to the platform of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017 impeccable designs and prints. The renowned designer, this season, chose bright, bold and fruity colors and fabrics. Playing with strong cuts and prints, the collection had a mix of contemporary styles and traditional vibes.
The Meraki Project
Simple yet captivating were the creations of the Meraki Project presented at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017. In cheerful colors like blues, purples, yellows, and oranges, the flowing outfits were truly inspiring. With simple embroidery, drawings and slogans, the dresses were sweet and adorable.
The Dangal girl, Sanya Malhotra walked the ramp in a graphic printed shirt knotted up and a black flowing skirt. Though she was a newbie to the ramp walk, she did an excellent job by tossing in few dance moves.
Sanjay Garg’s Raw Mango collection titled ‘Cloud People’ was every bit angelic with heavenly fabrics and colors that closely represented clouds, feathers, and purity. With chikankari work and detailing on Bengal mul, zardozi, and hand woven brocade, the compilation was ethereal.
Chola by Sohaya Misra was one delightful sight on day 2 of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/.Festive 2017. The designer chose to flaunt a monochrome palette in black and white, adapting the concept of sustainability. She chose to imbibe Recca, a recycled cotton fabric that is both soft and rich.
Neha Dhupia like expected was the muse for the label Chola and she lit up the show with her glamor. In an anti luster gray asymmetric shirt and white pleated skirt, she walked the ramp effortlessly stunning the crowd.
Owing to the custom of the second day of fashion week being Sustainable Fashion day and Indian Textile Day every season, Anavila by Anavila Misra brought a collection named ‘Blur’ to our notice. Anavila designs are known to consist of dim shades and this season the designer made a bold move and picked black as the color of the theme.
Rara Avis by Sonal Verma
Named ‘Colander’, Rara Avis exhibited a collection of classic silhouettes at the Lakme Fashion Week 2017. Intermixing layers trend, ruffles, heavy detailed embroidery into classic silhouettes with the trench and kimono taking up great space, the collection was truly a delight to savor.
Sonal Chauhan was the muse of the designer Sonal Verma and we have to admit she did an excellent job. She set the ramp on fire in a sequined mini dress and fringe earrings. With nude makeup and softly brushed hair, she looked attractive.
431-88 by Shweta Kapur
Shweta Kapur chose to blend dark hues, edgy patterns, and classic silhouettes into the assorted basket of creations for Lakme Fashion Week 2017. With patterns ranging from beaded jackets, tassels, embroidery, checks and sequin, 431-88 was an edgy collection.
Sayani Gupta sashayed the ramp for the designer in a silver sequined mini dress. She chose to keep her style quirky with silver eye makeup and messy hairdo.
Hope you enjoyed the front row feel of the Lakme Fashion Week 2017!
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