Saturday 31, Oct 2020, Delhi (India)
The week long fashion affair has kick started with an all new theme #MyFashionMyTribe to leverage on the idea of fashion for all. The FDCI in its 32nd edition of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week, in association with EbixCash Spring Summer 20 aims to redefine the meaning of fashion and let it be free in an inclusive and vibrant form.
The first day experienced refreshing ideas of fashion and styles with the trio designers ‘A pathway to Monet’ by designer Nidhi Yasha , Diksha Khanna and Amita Gupta. The girl gang celebrated free choices in fashion among all skin tones.
The second show on the first day exhibited Earth inspired collections. Showcasing the latest collection were
‘Prith-WE’ by the designer Amita Gupta symbolizing the role of sustainable fashion and living in the latest fashion trend. It opened with the special performance by Hindi Beat Poet Kavita Malvia along with Gautam Mishra and Jupneet Singh. The whole collection amalgamated the color tones like green, brown, yellow denim tones, beige combined with grey over the hand woven fabrics like khadi, sheer organza juxtaposed with the traditional techniques of Jamdani and Batik.
From printed sarees, buttoned shirts and kurtas, drapes, crop tops, jackets to modified salwar, everything took this collection to a new level. The highlighted lower eyes with round sunnies added glamour to every look. It also emphasized on the hand woven embroidery styles with multi color threads, ruffles and tassels.
Following the above was the collection ‘Pine Breeze’ by Diksha Khanna which took inspiration from the picturesque towns, pine trees grown over snow mountains and cool breeze bringing the green and fresh vibes. It was a ramp show in all denim combined with white. The whole entourage was dipped in the easy- breezy silhouettes like Denim kurtas and joggers, Linen fringed sarees, maxi dresses, ribbed hoodies, tie-dye skirts, structured capes along with playful styles of sleeves. The nature inspired contrasted embroidery styles and tan or brown boots relived the nature inspired life. The white-blue collection incorporated the home grown techniques of Shibori and Dip dye to bring some drama in this collection. Makeup was kept nude to match the styling and eyes were shimmered with silver to have a breezy effect.
Lastly a collection titled ‘A pathway to Monet’ by designer Nidhi Yasha was inspired by artist Claude Monet’s paintings of garden and flowers. The landscape inspiration brought all tones of pink, green, rust and denim tones altogether over the flowing styles of garments following the latest trends in fashion. The dramatic and romantic assortment was all about exaggeration and reliving the nature.
The voluminous sleeves, flowy skirts, structured jackets and tops were overflowed with the use of soft ruffles, abstract patterns, sequins and fringes. The poetic collection was full of textured fabrics and colors depicting the limitless colors in nature with a variety of fabrics like Chiffon, Habutai silk, Brocade, Organza and Satin.
The trio designer show restored the nature in the form of colors, styles and textures. They also emphasized on the sustainable fashion choices and its role in the latest fashion trends.