Friday 30, Oct 2020, Delhi (India)
The engrossing fashion affair has already begun with a new theme of #MyFashionMyTribe that celebrates the choice of diverse and inclusive fashion. The Fashion Design Council of India presented 32nd edition of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week, in association with EbixCash Spring-Summer 20.
Four designersSanjukta Dutta, Yogita Kadam, Priya Machineni and Parul and Ashie proposed their latest collections on the second day of India Fashion Week. The whole idea was to connect to the home roots with latest fashion trends and colors. The collection was inspired by the different elements present in nature.
The collection ‘Aakaash’ by Sanjukta Dutta drew inspiration from the disparate colors of sky which are unique and infinite. It was dipped into the different hues of sky, encouraging the world to be more sensitive towards climate change. The latest fashion trends incorporated silhouettes like sarees, drapes, kurtas, pants and kaftans in voluminous sleeves which were embellished with the metallic and gold motives.
The rich mulberry Assamese silk engraved with the traditional motif style represented the Indian heritage and culture which is deeply inspired by the nature and wildlife. It was all accessorised with head bands to incur the nature like mood and feel.
The stunning mother-daughter, Sharmila Tagore and Soha Ali Khan glazed the ramp with their enchanting beauty, wearing a saree and blouse-lehenga respectively with traditional handloom.
The collection ‘Rosir’ by Parul and Ashie was inspired by the Victorian times where historic romance has dated. The romantic story of faded ink to sheer in all blush pink, ashen roses, bluestone, frost grey, withered green and vintage parchment ensembles romanticised the ramp.
The silhouettes were inspired from the Victorian era canonized with soft pleats, ruffles, flounces, fringes, leg-o-mutton sleeves and cinched waists. Each thread was tangled with the lattice of the lace and appliqués over the threads of organza and silk. The silken threads of Chikankari embroidery and patti-ka-kaam told the story of love and care. Miss Universe 2019, Vartika Singh walked the ramp in a blush pink saree and a crown with delicate embroidery details.
The collection ‘PranayRa’ by Yogita Kadam was based on the concept of asymmetry, geometry and Indian architecture. Bringing the fluidity to the ramp, she represented the silhouettes like kaftans, drapes, lehengas, asymmetrical shirts, arranged in latest fashion trend of handcrafted and gold appliqués, mirror work. The imperial color palette like subtle shades of yellow, powder blue showered over the pure, rich and traditional fabrics like silk, net and organza, making a palatial collection. The beautiful Shibani Dandekar, singer and actress graced her look with a powder blue short dress decorated with appliqués and net cape.
The collection ‘Angular Garden’ by Priya Machineni was inspired by the fluid nature of mother Earth which caters to the sophisticated millennial who want to enjoy the classic and timeless pieces. The colors were minted over the shades of pastels and glisten the environment with shimmer and sheer making it the latest fashionable trend.
The flowy silhouettes like skirts, shararas, open shirts, capes and sarees were combined with contrasting pastel shades of pink and blue. It was all decorated with silver and shimmer embroideries. Shamita Shetty walked the ramp in a pastel lavender lehenga and sequenced top with a diamond necklace.
The quadrant’s ensembles blush over the unique styles of handloom and celebrated the individuality and fluidity over the intricate framework of latest fashion trends.