India Runway Week continued to please everyone on the 3rd day of the fashion extravaganza. The day was filled with designers showcasing their Spring Summer collection. From models wearing pastel palette to Swara Bhaskar walking the ramp, here’s a roundup of 3rd day!
Absolutely gorgeous and diverse fashion was on display during this riot of colours and fabrics. I really can’t decide which designer was my favorite as every collection was a piece of art in it’s own right. Every designer left a mark of their own. How can you choose a favorite when you have ace designers flowing free with their ideology and imagination? When each collection’s story is unique and breath-taking.
While I can go on and on about how each collection won me over in painfully detailed description. I think it would be better if I kept it short, for your benefit. So here goes nothing.
Suprachi’s clothes were stunning, technically lofty fabrications and ladylike sophistication, certain hauteur. Mystery is no stretch for this label. It was pretty thrilling to see the designer delve into silhouettes which were dramatic, bold and yet filled with feminine grace.
The spring summer collection by Anshita Garg aims at comfort and chic clothing. The motifs in the collection are inspired by female fashion croquis directed into geometric shapes. The collection exhibits the use of zari and bead work in western clothing along with light weight fabric like linen satin and maheshwari silk.
Pooja Peshoia collection was Inspired by the natural reflections which illuminate the ocean’s surface, the collection was strong and opulent yet fluid and feminine. Designed for the determined woman of today there was a blend of forward modernity yet rooted with traditional elegance and detailing.
Clotho showcased unputdownable collection with a pastel palette, nature inspired handwork and embellishments, recolouring nature in different hues and shades. They kept an involvement of translucent textiles with structural as well as falling silhouettes.
Delhi based Designer- Ankur j Launches his Amun-Ra (hidden light) collection which emphasizes on Egyptian colors and prints with contemporary mix…must watch in the collection is the 5D Egyptian beetles state of the art prints and Egyptian gods while doing fine justice to the Indian art.
RIDHANSH by Sonia Gaba presents their collection “Nazakat”. The name itself explains “beauty is in the way you present it”. Whatever you wear , becomes beautiful in the way you handle it. In this show designer Sonia Gaba will showcase her collection which has a mixture of whites, yellows and goldens, pairing it with some elegant jewellery.
Priyamvada Couture,’ was born from the deep desire to cater to young, confident women, who define fashion on their own terms. Bollywood Actress Mugdha Godse walked the ramp for Priyamvada. Focusing on Indian Ethnic Wear, this label curate pieces inspired from her own fashion sense and her role models from among the beaming fashion industry.
Less of a venture, more of a dream – Preenish is a passion of two ladies, from different generations, brought together to form a rare combination of Indian fashion. To be able to meet the younger minds and imagination, and also keeping their mothers in mind, created the perfect traditional wear – because that is the most important part of Indian culture.
S-LAZ by Supriya Shukla brings Funky yet Elegant tone embodies the collection with simple yet beautiful shapes. Unique pieces exuding modernity and classic style surpasses the shades of skin color (referred as blank canvass) with multi-color embroideries and handwork in green, Light blue, Orange, Fuschia and shades of Yellow.
Sundarban by Akanksha Sarkar reflects such evergreen splendor and the surreal complexity. This collection highlights the effortless flow with luxurious drapes & superior quality of the fabrics. The indo Western silhouette of the garments enhances & signifies the bond between the east and the west.
“Tribe Vibe Collectives” by Akassh K Aggarwal is an inspiration from the world of Bohemian Self Love, In a society that has seen women as the weaker and the second sex, here’s a Bow Down to the ones who decided to live the way they wanted to, no matter how crazy or rebellious. Bollywood Glam Swara Bhaskar walked the ramp for Delhi based designer.
The distinctive ornamented embroidery glamorizes the outfits and hues make it look elegant. Multicolor hues are playful and synonymous with festivities. With an aspiration to create illimitable creation Tevar handcrafts its garments at its design studio and workshop in Mumbai.
Ritambhara Paliya specializes in Evening gowns, lehengas, Anarkali’s and maxi dresses and also into fairytale and destination weddings attires that are rooted in quintessentially Indian sensibilities but with the modern twist. Shamita Shetty walked the ramp for Ritambhara Paliya.
Kristy De Cunha did the grand finale of India Runway Week Season 8 -Kristy De Cunha who is widely known as a young emerging designer will be showcasing collection “ Gol Gol Rani Freddie Mercury”. It’s a quirky twist on Freddie Mercury. The collection is curated with edgy prints with vibrant colors, that are a trademark to Kristy D Cunha’s style of clothing catered to an intelligent audience.
On a personal level, the event was extremely enjoyable for me as it was glamour, craziness and fun, all in one. I loved dressing up and watching the designers display their collections. It was an amazing experience to get to watch all of this first-hand. The arrangements were pretty decent and the glitz and bling of it all was mesmerising.