Friday 23, Oct 2020, Delhi (India)
The superfluous and thumping sounds of India Fashion Week has started hounding the social media feeds. The Fashion Design Council of India presented the 32nd edition of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week, in association with EbixCash Spring-Summer 20 at a new venue, Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, India Gate, New Delhi from 9th October 2019- 12th October 2019. The new theme #MyFashionMyTribe at LMIFWSS20 celebrates inclusivity and diversity with quirkiest fashion choices making latest fashion trends.
The designers Ragini Ahuja and Pratima Pandey unfurled the first day at the fashion week. Ikai by Ragini Ahuja and Pramaa by Pratima Pandey proposed their latest collection which explored the new faces of fashion following the latest fashion trends. It also kicked off the old fashion norms and celebrated the new dark skin and plus sizes on the ramp.
The collection ‘Quwa’ by Ragini Ahuja was inspired by the global and diverse cultures like Tibetan, Persian, Arabic and Uzbek. The collection was deep rooted with the tones of navy, autumnal rust, mint tea, ivories, whites, black and beiges.
The soft colored silhouettes like A-line jackets, short jackets, sarees, hybrid shirts, capes, shararas and dresses along with pants graphed the delicate thread embroideries, multi-colored stripes, dots and floral all over the organza, silk and sheer like fabrics.
The models walked barefoot with a multi-colored thread tied to their foot setting the new alluring experience of fashion. Makeup was kept minimal with hair tied to the back, majorly focusing on the tailored garments. It was all accessorized with neutral and dull tones sling bags.
The collection defined the woman as empowering, defiant, soulful and full of fire ready to conquer the world.
The collection ‘Dastaan’ by Pratima Pandey was inspired by the journey of fashion industry and its evolvement. It focused on handloom and weaves that contributed for making the whole collection look mesmerizing and relaxing at the same time. There were shades of whites, baby pinks, mint green, yellow, dark blue, black, and beiges over chanderi, organza and crushed cotton like fabrics which made the whole collection cool and enjoyable.
Silhouettes like sarees, dresses, long kurtas and pants and long gowns layered with soft colored inners engraved the captivating embroidery styles contrasted with the color of garment, bringing latest fashion trends in the fashion market. Stripes in baby pink and mint green added a little color to the whole atmosphere. The white sliders added glamour and fresh mood to the style. The makeup was kept minimal to sparkle the new idea of fashion.
Sakshi Tanwar, actress took the final walk for Pratima Pandey and looked enchanting. She adorned a beige pink hand-woven saree with contrasting embroidery. Her makeup was restricted to minimalism and hair was tied in a bun.
The first day first show exhibited inclusive fashion for all ages and new generations with a promising idea of delivering fashion for all, to all.