Brace yourself all fashionistas, as we bring to your glee day 2 of the amazing Amazon India Fashion Week with the Autumn-Winter 2016 collections.
[Also Read: Day 1 Of AIFW 2016 Left Us Speechless]
The renowned designers sparkled the event with their out of the world themes. Let’s see how:
Anaikka by Kanika Saluja
The grand event started off with the gorgeous collection ‘Lock, Stitch and Gothic’ of Kanika. She expressed fashion as a form of art in this compilation with an essence of ‘Victorian’ style keeping the models blindfolded. She fused the old and the new trends in perfect balance. Detailed with leather, lace and herringbone the collection brought the penetrating gazes from the audience.
Shriya Saran walked the ramp as the show stopper looking like a goddess in the gothic avatar.
Virtues by Viral, Ashish and Vikrant
Keeping the compilation highly rooted to the history, the trio have presented ‘From Gujarat With Love’, a complete set of Lehengas and Sherwanis in silk and cotton. Adorning handloom, craft and heritage etc. the collection had caught every eye with the miniscule details. They added bit of skittish gold jewelry to the royal attires. Mostly seen are the printed skirts with or without pleats, bright borders, long jackets in bright colors.
Striking back after two years was Rimzim Dadu with her signature collection. She used wide range of fabrics with metal wires, faux feathers, leather, etc. Ombre dresses and metallic silhouettes rule the ramp for this designer. The designer played quite creatively with colors, sequins and 3d appliques, be it on kurtas, saris, dresses or jackets.
Paying ode to the culture of India, Samant Chauhan displayed ‘Rajputana’ depicting the unexplored deserts, the mountain passes, tribal people exposed to the horrid weathers, etc. He picked earthy and rustic colors and designed them with Zari and Dori work. The extremely intricate patterns on the silk, especially Bhagalpuri silk in combination with sheer and brocade define a new dimension to elegance. The excellence of this compilation is achieved with the braiding patterns of the hair of models complimenting the theme.
The designer, who claims that she never looks at trends, presented a ‘Supernova’ collection strongly intended for the modern confident women. Coloured in mostly black, white and beige, the models ramped the walk in tunic, harem pants, Saris, kurtas, etc. The sleek cut-outs, the motifs and the gold embroidery look amazing on the fabrics in play.
This lady who is known to work comfortably with traditional Indian patterns brought a new feminine tribal look to her collection at the event. She displayed ethnics in an interesting fusion of reds and blacks. She collaborated tribal looks with uber chic colors and created a sensational collection.
Grassroot by Anita Dongre
The designer whose collection is always seen donned by the Bollywood divas presented her trademark separates in an earthy blend of prints and also solids. The veteran designer unveiled her charisma with a wide range of attires focused on every day wear. The composed style with the variant colors speaks for itself, the talent of Anita Dongre.
Rajesh Pratap Singh
Singh, a New-Delhi based designer was successful in creating a compilation that was absolutely classic, sophisticated yet simple. He played with different shades of gold on various fabrics ranging from satin to cotton, keeping it all white and gold. He built a fashion demeanour that is winsome and grand with his clean and contemporary silhouettes.
The designer who was declared winner of the Vogue India Fashion Fund 2015, displayed his romantic collection at the event. In his compilation this year, we can see the summer textiles perked to suit the winters with denims, luxury furs etc.
Hope you enjoyed the post. Stay tuned for the next set of collections at the AIFW AW16.
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