Day 3: Everything You Need to Know About Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017
Day 3 of Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 witnessed a lot of ground breaking styles and trends. While on one hand, Anju Modi floored us with her interweaving motifs and exquisite floral embroidery of ‘Charukesha’ collection, Shivan and Narresh gave us a fresh take on their signature silhouettes and Wendell Rodrick’s re-defined easy breezy and flowy for us with his cubist rose collection. Here’s what all the designers showcased on the Day 3 of Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017.
Featuring architectural detailing and monumental majestic romance, Anju Modi displayed ivory, gold and deep purple shade cards. Telling us what real princess, regal embroidery is, Anju Modi played with capes, floor-falling gowns, pleated lehenga skirts and sheer jackets.
Ashima Leena taught us all what tribal fusion prints and bohemian vibe is all about. Her collection featured a lot of structured skirts, traditional pashmina blouses and A-line kurtas and sarees on the palette of blue and grey.
KaSha by Karishma Shahani Khan
Giving us a brief glimpse on how right sartorial choices can amp up your pep and mood, Karishma used a lot of bold patterns and vibrant tassels. Keeping the playful elements on point, the designer showcased a lot of flowy dresses and trench coats.
Malini Ramini’s world was full of geometrical bodycon dresses, tie and dye black and grey capes and pre-stitched sarees and pant suits all accentuated with some or the other form of metallic accents.
Titled as ‘Get Down’, Namrata Joshipura’s collection was presented in collaboration with Maybelline New York. The collection was for perfect soirees made of lush fabrics and OTT fringes packed thigh-high slits, lustrous sequins, embellished pantsuits and heart-stealing shimmering jumpsuits.
The designer played with the ethereal charm and effervescent vibe of Victorian era in her collection called ‘Lilly’. The collection had a lot of tassels in ivory, chintz prints and intricate embroidery with coral and pink hues dominating the runway.
Spaced-out 3D prints in applique and geometric quilted patterns on floor-gazing easy-breezy dresses, sheer blouses, and voluminous jackets gave Sahi Kochhar’s collection the right oomph factor. The designed liberally used organza material and fluid drapes to show what his ‘it’ summer girl should look like.
Shivan & Narresh
Titled as The Egon Series, inspired from the renowned expressionist Egon Schiele for their latest collection, Shivan and Narresh’s collection witnessed a modern, party twist on their party silhouettes. Staying close to jewel and neutral tones, the collection showcased flute lehenga (an innovative silhouette that follows the lines of a Bordeaux goblet) and Velvetrene (a new type of fabric that adds structure and volume to velvet) in all its entirety.
Paper-sharp cuts in structured silhouette on charcoal tones set the mood and vibe of Siddartha Tytler’s show. The designer showcased a lot of sheer dresses, thigh-high slit dresses, and power pant suits in velvet neoprenes, lycra georgettes and embroidered sheers.
VERB by Pallavi Singhee
Bringing to fore the urban bohemian and Art Deco vibes, Pallavi Singhee’s collection featured a lot of midi dresses, multi-hued jumpsuits, beaded kaftans and textured fabric midi dresses.
Wendell Rodricks’ by Schulen Fernandes
Staying true to the geometrical aesthetic sense of Wendell Rodrick, Schulen Fernandes’ second collection was all about the cubist rose avatar. Filling the runway with voluminous silhouettes in colour-block dresses, metallic cutwork blouses and wispy bodycon sheer dresses; the designer focused on interesting colour choice, such as pale blue, fiery reds, teal greens, rose gold and silver.