Whenever try to mention, Kotwara and visions of grandeur and royalty of Awadh immediately come to mind. “Samanzar – A Garden of Flowers” was the lyrical romantic name given by Meera and Muzaffar Ali for their Kotwara label, which featured at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018. The daughter of Meera and Muzaffar Ali, Sama presented Chikankari in a unique manner, which was quite incomparable. The addition of zardosi, Aari and Muqquaish to the delicate Chikankari embroidery, raised the design sensibilities to a more contemporary level. The exotic regal occasion wear was royal attire, dappled with a generous dose of pearls and sequins. The flowing capes and shrugs that adorned the classic shararas and saris were visions of beauty as they floated down the ramp on glamorous mod
On Day 5 of Lakme Fashion Week 2018, there can be nothing more glamorous than luxurious ethnic wear. The famous designer Lajjoo Kapur started the label ‘Lajjoo C’ in 1999 has been dressing the connoisseurs of fashion in her artistic creations called “Ode To Mumbai’ from an urban woman to her city, Lajjoo C, with her debut show at 6Degree during Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018, offered a gracious look for the Indian trendsetters. The designer’s fashion directions revolved around an old world charm. The show opened with a poetry recitation and the solo saxophone Merlin D’Souza in the background as the models walked down the ramp. Gorgeous detailed works, soft fabrics like fine silks, and organzas were in earthy tones of rust, beige, ivory and neon citric lime. The ric
Like Indian traditional wear fashion show, another uniqueness of LFW 2018 was North-East Mojo. This was a collaboration of the states of India. Six states in North-East India such as Manipur, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura and Assam took part in it. The designers who created this spectacular clothes are Sonal Dubal, Daniel Syiem, Richana Khumanthem, Aratrik Dev Varman, Karma Sonam and Jenjum Gadi. Each designer from these six states showcased a stunning collection of their traditional dresses with their unique fabrics and crafts.
The day 2 of Lakme Fashion Week 2018 is mainly dedicated to the presentation of environmentally-conscious clothing. Indian fashion wears which had given a contemporary touch had given it a very awesome look. Mainly the handlooms were being heralded and local artisan being celebrated. The dresses presented were not normal wears like we see every day, but each and every cloth had its own uniqueness that we have never seen before. Those include mainly Belted Sarees with Shirts, Pocketed Kurta, Traditional layering with Jeans, Brogues with Sarees, Crop Tops as Blouses etc. Belted Sarees At the Padmaja’s show, the popular Indian traditional wear got a modern touch with a shirt instead of a blouse, was a great twist. Pocketed Kurta At Hemang Agrawal’s show, the main centerpiece was th
Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and his wife Mira Rajput walked as showstoppers for designer Anita Dongre, on Day 1 of the Lakme Fashion Week 2018, conducted in Mumbai. Shahid dressed in an ivory bandhgala-sherwani, looked as a groom and wife Mira looked like a bride in a matching floral-printed lehenga choli. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput, who for the very first time walked as showstoppers for designer Anita Dongre, also made their debut at the Lakme Fashion Week 2018. Shahid Kapoor has walked the ramp for Lakme Fashion Week for many times before, but actually, it was Mira's debut at the ramp. Also, it was their very first walk as showstoppers for Lakme Fashion Week. Some of the summer collections of Anita Gongre are as follows: “Songs of Summer is a collection that is v