Lakme Fashion Week on Day 3 had an interesting and fun mode turned on. The thrilling adventure is worth sharing and hence scroll down to experience it firsthand-
The Hyderabadi designer with her Mughal India concept portrayed a collection truly paying tribute to that phase of history. The compilation involves fabrics of glorious time like purest form of silks, mulmul and fine cottons. The entire line of work revolved around soft pastels and deeper colors of the ocean with red and gold tossed in between. Creating an air of romance with such shades and adding feminine touch to every outfit, she caught us all in a breathtaking steam.
Feeling like a Mughal princess, the south beauty, Shruti Hassan walked the ramp in a exquisite Ivory woven Chanderi Lehenga with handmade zardosi work with vintage floral prints in a pastel shade of lily.
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The designer’s concept was to portray a strong woman who smiles like she wasn’t crying last night. Keeping it summery with the fabrics and pastel shades, she also went with floral prints but in a subtle form. With flowerpot and cube motifs in a playful mode, the designer added an Indian touch with Hakoba. The compilation comprised of asymmetrical silhouettes, wrap skirts, crop tops, palazzos etc.
Summer is the time for wedding bells to ring, and so the designer composed a collection ‘Maharani’, thoroughly exhibiting the Indian royal women and their bridal looks. The collection had an enigmatic essence of brocades, chanderi cottons, silks, chiffons and muls. Using hand painted techniques, various vibrant prints were added keeping the gard rich in texture and quality. The designs range from lehengas, skirts, saris, anarkalis to jumpsuits.
Monica Dogra and Shibani Dandekar walk the ramp as showstoppers for the designer. The singers with their fantastic figures, donned lehengas with deep V-neck blouses.
After all the floral prints, summer shades and looks came Nikhil Thampi’s ‘Quantum’ Collection. He rocked the ‘Illuminate show’ with his creative thoughts. Taking it all to the sky, galaxy and space, he worked along with Lakme artists to demonstrate the power of today’s women and their celestial form. The entire collection comprised of three segments -Hue, Shimmer and Crystal. The models walked the ramp with props like- lighted full length mirrors to create the illumination. The compilation had pant suits and multi-slit skirts and dresses, cropped tops and halter blouses, slim fit dresses with fine, neat cuts and sparkling metal detailing.
Our Bollywood divas favorite designer, Anita Dongre brought her ‘Love Notes’, an inspiration from Rajasthan, to the LFW’16 and brought a radiance to the ramp like no other. A collection entirely of printed lehengas with front slit kurtas, cholis and draped dupattas brought an air of magic at the show. Infusing a vibrant energy with the desi beats, she unveiled emotions rooted to tradition and love. She had all feminine shades like pinks, sage green, candy yellow with gota-patti and resham embroidery.
Sonakshi Sinha walked the ramp for the designer in a royal blue skirt topping it with a white jacket choli showcasing the gota-patti work explicitly. Ditching the routine ramp walk, the actress danced to the desi tunes while she walked in style and demonstrated her fun-loving side.
Take a look at the ramp walk here-
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