Lakme fashion week day 2 P.E.L.L.A collection is an exotic mixture of light-weight hand woven pure Eri, Tassar, Ahimsa silks, Cashmere and Pashmina in warm beige hues capture the emotion. Surface design manipulation with wood and silk thread work adds on to the experience of wearing P.E.L.L.A.
The patterns in this collection have been developed tessellating a single block of fabric and requires minimum of measurement & sewing.
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Muslins woven with handspun cotton, gossamer like jamdanis were spotted at Swati & Sunaina’s collection. For evening wear pure zari saris were complemented by Mughal motifs. Corals, soothing blues and pinks encompassed the summery colour palette. Every sari was tested on the benchmark of wearability, convenience, comfort to resonate with our active young ladies while quietly weaving into the narrative a tale of revived weaves, skillfully handspun fine cottons and luxurious Zari tissues.
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Swati Kalsi played around with the wild hues of red and black. Contemporary Indian wear was complemented by cool woven gladiators. Knee-length pants over short kurtis seems like a promising style this season.
The collection uses traditional skills of Sujani embroidery from Bihar. Traditional classics like Tussar silk, hand-woven Gicha cotton blend, cotton silk, silk organza in black, ivory, madder, camel, grey are the main colours of the story. Silhouettes are inspired by various cultures / world culture.
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Amrich has drawn inspiration from the intersection of traditions, techniques, styles and habits. Creating a collection that embodies several hand processes and the use of textiles like specially developed khadi and hand-woven cotton and silk textiles. Ancient techniques like ikat, shibori, resist hand-block printing and natural dyes alongside leftover up-cycled material have found its use in this collection. Crisscross marks a new approach for the label to the treatment of hand-made textiles through classic forms offered in a contemporary format. Amrich will also be launching their new line of bags.
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Debashri Samanta’s collection revolved around the signature element of summer – floral prints, but in indigo. Hints of neon added a dash of playfulness to the collection. We particularly loved the used of pompoms over the intense blue.
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Swati Vijaivargie added poetry into design with intricate aari embroidery, fun coral stripes, patchwork and appliqué work.The motifs, colors, textures and details are all derived from these chintz and the silhouettes are inspired from the traditional textiles of India like abayas, chogas and pyjamas. The silhouettes have been contemporized keeping in mind today’s clients, maintaining the essence of original. The key element of the collection lies in the development of the textiles using techniques like applique, patchwork, aari embroidery and shibori. The collection is tailored to the needs of a glamorous yet bohemian globetrotter, who loves to travel and incorporates a chic non-conformist attitude in her clothing choices.
Oversized coats, colour blocked jumpsuits and rolled up pants made for a breezy collection at ASA. Despite the over dose of stripes, we’re still favouring the light, comfort wear.
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Influenced by Gurunsi architecture and the decorated walls of Burkina Faso, the clothes at Indigene were geometric and linear. This collection revived the crochet bag, and brought back a fluid organic look.
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Kaftans over harems, casual drapes and belts paired with saris defined Mrinalini’s collection. The murk that mingles with the mystic – Banaras – Streets of a contemporary take on the streets of Varanasi, the collection has tea soaked crumpled cottons, coffee soaked linens and gauze to create an all season classic look. Colors are tea soaked, coffee dipped , ink stained , dirty whites to wet greys, charcoal to blacks with deep reds..
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The handwoven story at Paromita Banerjee ’s collection included bengal handweaves like Dhakai Jamdani, Malkha Khadi and fine mul mul block prints. The global wardrobe with regional influences had the six yard sari and the LBD. Woven in color blocks of Tan , Mustard, brown and Indigo in a range of Handwoven Khadi, Malkha , linen and cottons.
Gaurang gave his signature style a Spanish twist with saris paired with puffed up and ruffle-sleeved blouses followed by a series of dramatic floor-grazing gowns in nudes and delicate morning hues. The sharp pleats and dramatic ruffles were a refreshing break from his previous collections.
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#Indiacollective presented an exciting take on sustainable fashion that resonates with the new age fashionista. The Aish Life displayed a line up of monochrome numbers created throughjamdani, Pashmina and khamir cotton.
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Deepa Gurnani ’s runway saw real women donning exquisite jewellery in brass, antique metallics and bright golds.
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Injiri showcased clean and minimalistic separates in whites and blacks using organic cotton.
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A display of dresses paired with shirts made using handwoven indigo dye at Maku.
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11.11 demonstrated the story of dressing up with an interactive show where models dressed in soft laidback trousers and shirts, and sensuous draped garments sashayed down the runway as designers added the finishing touches to their looks. We’re swooning over the indigo hued separates!
Wendell Rodricks’ walkthrough saw models decked in ghagras, saris with floor length cape blouses, bolero choga, khadi kurtas, pleated skirts, tunics and churidars. Interesting numbers like dhoti-jumpsuit-sari and farshi pyjamas were a step ahead in fusion and hybrid fashion.
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