AN INSIGHT TO FIRST TWO DAYS OF LAKME FASHION WEEK
Hello fashionista! Couldn’t make it to the 18th Edition of Gala Summer/Resort Lakme Fashion Week 2017? Don’t be sad we bring to you the latest updates from the Lakme Fashion Week 2017, Day 1 and Day 2. Lakme Fashion Week openend with an Indian element at full glory on 1 February at Relianc Jio Garden. It included various designers from different parts of India, presenting a fusion of Khadi and a pallate full of earth colours. Day 2 was themed as Sustainable Fashion and Indian Textile. It was dedicated to conversation and experiences of courageous women to challenge perception and prejudice on beauty, diginity and gender that continue to plague our society.
Label 11.11 : Tribute to Gandhi
Avantika Malik and Malika Dua walked the ramp for the designer Shahni Himanshu who in the portfolio, Label 11.11 showcased Khadi and natural dye collection for both men and women in the hues of indigo, white and mustard, emphasizing on robes, knee length shorts, dresses, check shirt and skirts. The debuting of khadi denims was the showstopper of the designer.
Laal Paar Sada Sari : going the Bengoli way !
Laal paar sada sari (red border white sari) was the proposition of Kolkata based designer Soumyadeep Dutta. Bringing the gala from Bengal his collection showed Bengali draped saris, long kurtis, asymmetrical tops and dresses all in the hues of grey, white, red and black.
Orient Animals : new trend setters !
After national animal print dresses designers Ishant Mukherjee and Anirudh Chawla introduce their debut collection “Poochki”, which has its inspiration from the orient animals like Panda, Strok and the tortoise. It included styles like frilled dresses, palazzos, jumpsuits and playsuit in the hues of powder blue, yellow and red.
Mekhela Chador : When Tradition meets Modernity
With a perfect blend of tradition and modernity, designer Sanjukta Dutta minted magic with a stunning collection of Mekhela Chador. With the new bride in town Preity Zinta and forever charming model/actress Mugdha Godse walking ramp for her. Designer introduced a classic collection of sarees with hues of black, red and gold motifs with temple border and backless choli.
Going Gandhi Way : The Dandy Outfit !
Designer David Abrahm and Rakesh Thakore’s men’s wear collection potrayed a stylish parade of unconventional garment, the label recycled and uprecycled fabric called the Dandy March.
Day 2 of lakme fashion week saw a crafted story by the members of Kranti NGO. This NGO empowers girls from Mumbai’s red light area to be the agent of social change. They narrated their life journey in six stages – from being abused by a family member, to be cheated in a marriage, to being sold at the red light area to be discriminated in terms of caste, creed and colour. These girls spoke the misery that they were put up to.
So still missing it? Don’t worry there are still three days left for this gala event. Go grab your ticket now and enjoy this extravaganza !