The growing number of designers in the Hyderabad city is bound to create new chapters in the fashion book and the glow from the Pearl City was all visible on the Lakme Fashion Week ramp. Look at the creative outcomes from designers who thrived to shine Hyderabad on the most desirable ramp.
Here are the designers who rocked bright in the internationally acclaimed Lakme Fashion Week 2016
Anushree Reddy who made her name synonymous to flattering wedding lehengas has come out with a new crop of her collection “The Wedding Chronicle” on the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016 and yet again proved the prowess of flower power will continue to reign the fashion world. Her royal play with signature color palette comprising of pinks, reds, yellows and blush colors defined the grace aesthetically and the detailed motifs complemented the overall look.
Foraying with her unique mark of incorporating class and leading edge style in the same costume, Architha Narayanam is one of the best designers to look out for in the Lakme Fashion Week. Her contemporary approach to the traditional weaves created a vibrant magic that everyone tends to get lost in it. Intricate gold embroidery over reds, turquoise, creamy mustards and silky beige recreated feminine sensibilities encapsulated with shine all over.
Being one famous name in the list of handwoven garment creators, Gaurang has dished out the elegance resides in India through his complete ethnic wear made out from rich color palette. Benarasis and bandhini textiles in metallic hues, bold and heavy pattu borders and rich patterns brought his collection a mode of divinity that never fades out.
This Lakme Fashion Week winter/festive 2016 ramp has witnessed some grand moments of breaking stereotypes in the fashion game as versatile designers from across the country had well executed their creations by holding to a basic tenet of not-so-basic. For some it is their favourite muse made all the magic over the exquisite designs, others are summoning credit to nature and etc.
The ramp has all turned up like a kingdom where women emperors rule when models took the stage for the designer Payal Khandwala. The designer’s new collection ‘The New Emperor’ is set to show the grace and demure of the women who never shy to stand as a leader. Collar necks, aesthetically rolled up sleeves, regal cuffs, jackets, bold lion prints and many more elements in the collection added manly twist for the feminine look.
Shoes, Rackets, head caps and obviously the next version of tennis uniform inspired creations made the designer Ritu Kumar totally standout from the whole penchant of the Lakme Fashion Week. Sporty designs on beauties calls out the game spirit in us while making us not to forget high fashion rules. Catch all the fun playing with shirt dresses, contemporary tennis uniforms and off-the-shoulder tops.
From the designers Monica Shah and Karishma Swali came out was the collection ‘Itvara’ which has the unique range inspired from the assumed bohemian spirit. Fuss-free and happy to wear outfits in rich jewel tones set the ramp a place dedicated to a wanderer.
Like a glitter painted heaven on the earth, Lakme Fashion Week 2016 replenished its own excitement and was all sparkles with the celebrities walking for various renowned designers in the fashion industry. The first day marked the grand opening of this season by Bollywood Queen Kangana Ranaut and kept the intact were many of our favourite stars including Sushant Singh Rajut, Shraddha Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Arjun Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Pooja Hegde, Jacqueline Fernandez, Ranbir Kapoor, Shilpa Sheety and Prachi Desai.
Since the starting of the event to it’s grand ending, the total event was bound to bring out a variety of design excitements, celebrities emotions and ofcourse the refreshing themes from the design masters to create a remarkable show ever. On the first day, Manish Malhotra with his showstoppers Sushant Singh Rajut and Shraddha Kapoor at the forefront with engraved backdrop of fountain and flowers flaunted his adorable collection which is every bride’s desire. While the second day commemorated the ‘The Textile Day’ by showcasing weaves from designers Pranami, Padmaja, Priyanka of P.E.L.L.A and more. Day 3 is explicitly a designer feast as designers Rara Avis, Payal Singhal, Arjun Saluja, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Divya Sheth unveiled their song of absolute fineness through their cultural prints and exquisite weaves. The day before the last day bring together royal collection from designers Ritu Kumar, Payal Khandwala, Shivan and Narresh, Shantanu and Nikhil and Ashish Soni.
Well, the total four days of the show is one part and the last day is another as Kareena Kapoor Khan took the ramp together with her baby and is simply alluring in Sabyasachi’s opulent collection. The mom-to-be was seen going emotional at various point of her walk as she was touching her bump with lots of love.
The Indian Couture Week 2016 which took place at the newly revamped bekanar’s house in Delhi is reminiscent to a fabled dynasty where kings and queens from different countries are presenting themselves in the unprecedented royal attire. However, this royal game is a united creation by eminent fashion masters of India including Manish Malhotra, Rohit Bal, Anita Dongre, Rahul Mishra, Manav Gangwan and Anamika Khanna.
With Deepika Padukone as the show stopper and Fawad Khan as the show opener, Manish Malhotra presented his ‘The Persian Story’ designs collection that lets us feel the spirit of Iranian culture and transports to the land of Persia for a while. When everything is enthralling in his creations from intricate embroideries to the grand colors, Deepika is bound to capture everyone’s eyes with her imperial lehenga that has been paired up with a drop shoulder blouse.
Kangana Ranaut relived in her renowned film name ‘Queen’ one more time as she walked for creative silhouettes master Manav Gangwani. He put before the audience some thrill and aesthetic through the collection ‘Begum-e-Jannat’ that have the fusion of heavy embroideries and mirror works.
While Romantic ivory hues weighing heavy embroidery designs from Anamika Khanna made the runway to start sizzle up, Sonam Kapoor looked like a soothing painting in the show front row as she picked one ensemble from Anamika’s latest collection.
Drawn by Russian aristocracy and Netflix series ‘Tudors’, Rohit Bal came up with a collection named ‘Kehkashan’, in which the commanding white, black and red colored attire married the opulent florals designs and bold patterns.
Holding various dimensions of luxury, this show has also witnessed the signature bridal collection from Anita Dongre too.
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For the first time Hyderabad has experienced the grace transcended from the BMW India Bridal Fashion Week 2015, an initiative by Fashion One dedicated to serve the bridal design enthusiasts the prevalent bridal fashion, trends and latest designs in a brilliant way. Celebrating its 7th edition across the country including Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Hyderabad, BMW India Bridal Fashion Week marked its speciality with a lot of flattering collections.
Started showing the theme of bridal opulence from Delhi which was started on August 7, BMW India Bridal Fashion Week 2015 has all made its way to the pearl city Hyderabad on September 5 through delightful creations from renowned fashion designers like JJ Valaya, Raghavendra Rathore, Neeta Lulla and Ashima-Leena. The amazing bridal designs were awe-inspiring and are unrivalled from designer to designer.
With the title ‘The Bolshoi Bazaar’, JJ Valaya brought grandeur for beautiful bride through an ode of elegance that filled up with a row of metallic and antique colors. His blend of Russian design fragrance to Indian bridal wear stood impeccable.
Raghavendra Rathore brought freshness in traditional ensembles with his collection of enticing dhotis, bandhgalas and jodhpur pants. In most of his creations, the delight of Rajastani charm and elegance were sewed perfectly.
For Ashima Leena’s Dakshna collection, Southern India took pride on being a rootway of inspiration and one can reminiscent to elements like jewels, drapes, motifs and more from the designs.
And the acclaimed designer Neeta Lulla mesmerized the Bridal Fashion Week stage with her intriguing collection of Kanjivaram.
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