Highlights of Day 5 Of Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019 India’s most prestigious fashion show, Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019 has kicked started it’s 5 Day journey with its customary vow of having a plethora of new designs and mighty talent.
Day 1 Of Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019:
Ace designer Gaurav Gupta was the first to open the curtains with his collection The (Un)folding, with veteran filmmaker Karan Johar and the gorgeous actress Tabu sashaying down the ramp as his showstoppers. The designer’s collection displayed some gorgeous structured couture including sari gowns, pant suits, evening wear, among others in handwoven fabrics. The color palette veered towards the summer-friendly pastels, while embellishment and embroideries like crystals, 3D flowers and zardozi added an interesting element to the collection. The designer has also made use of chikankari embroidery for the first time. Showstoppers Tabu and Karan Johar looked wonderful as they walked the ramp, with the former wearing an icy blue, off-shoulder embellished gown, and the latter looking dapper in a red blazer with black and silver detailing
- Gennext Collection:
- Sunaina Khera’s Collection, Titled ‘A Long Way Home’:
- Amrapali Singh’s Collection Titled “Queen Of Hearts”:
- Madhumita Nath’s Collection Titled “Bliss”:
- Ujjwala Bhadu’s Collection Focused On Culture Fusion:
- Art Meets Fashion:
- Bobo Calcutta:
- Asa Kazingmei And Sneha Arora Collections:
- Varun Bahl:
The GenNext show at the Lakmé Fashion Week summer/resort 2019 was praised and lauded for supporting young talent. The 27th edition of Gen Next Designers Amrapali Singh, Madhumita Nath, Sunaina Khera and Ujjwala Bhadu put up a brilliant show.
Sunaina Khera’s Collection, Titled ‘A Long Way Home’:
Featuring very understated glamour in the form of easy breezy silhouettes, Sunaina Khera’s collection focused mostly on evening wear clothing – from blazer dresses to slip dresses and chic lehangas to statements skirts and tops. The color palette ranged from cheerful tangerines to sparkling whites and delicate pinks to dark hues in black and navy. Hand embroidered sequins and paisley have been used throughout the collection.
Amrapali Singh’s Collection Titled “Queen Of Hearts”:
Using fabrics like Giza cotton, net, cotton silk organza and silk chiffon, Amrapali Singh’s collection saw a color palette ranging from reds to white and blacks. Her clothing showcased playfulness and comfort in the form of stripes, mono prints, lace hand and machine embroidery, scallops and , fun patches. Pleats and gathers have also been used in her garments for that extra feminine flounce.
Madhumita Nath’s Collection Titled “Bliss”:
Her collection saw organic hand-woven patterns in the form of ‘V’ striped pencil skirt, striped jumpsuit, tiered flouncy skirt, a multiprint midi and pinafore. She stuck to earthy tones including natural, beige, raw white, mocha and soft yellow.
Ujjwala Bhadu’s Collection Focused On Culture Fusion:
Her collection was a fusion of culture and craft using several colours and silhouettes. The hues used such as blue, off-white, yellow, rosy tones and peachy red brought out the beauty of fabrics such as cotton sateen, while silk Gazar. Knitwear fabrics were also used for the fitted dresses and tops. Her collection also incorporated details like knit pleats, knitted raffia fringe, geometric prints, horizontal stripes, tassels, etc in the form of oversized trousers, long-sleeved jumper, slinky knit skirts, pinafore, mini shorts and slip dresses.
Art Meets Fashion:
A specially curated studio collection by emerging designers, Ajay Kumar, Bobo Calcutta, Helena Bajaj Larsen and Yavi, showcasing wearable art in the form of silhouettes and ensembles in vibrant colors and prints.
Celebrating the fusion of fashion and art, Bobo Calcutta by Ayushman Mitra presented a minimal collection in monochrome tones, titled ‘Blackout/Whitewash. From voluminous garments with hand embroideries and embellishments and of course the label’s signature prints, the collection has been developed from Bobo’s paintings that depict scenes of contemporary revolutions.
Asa Kazingmei And Sneha Arora Collections:
While Asa Kazingmei’s collection was intricately detailed and quite edgy and youthful, Sneha Arora’s collection featured flirty summer clothing in serene hues.
Returning to Lakme Fashion Week after 4 years, Varun Bahl launches his new label “Pret”, showcasing some ethereal creations in the form of kurtas, dresses, cardigans, culottes and trousers. The designer however, retains his signature floral aesthetic in pastel palettes. His collection is created with Art Nouveau motifs in print forms as well as light embroidery compositions.