Urban Androgyny at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014

Amrita Khanna & Gursi Singh

Amrita Khanna & Gursi Singh

Amrita Khanna and Gursi Singh- Urban, dignified and unique were three words that best described the city slick collection under the label ‘Lovebirds’, inspired by urban issues from designer duo, Amrita Khanna and Gursi Singh at Jabong Stage during the fashion week.

Amrita Khanna & Gursi Singh

Amrita Khanna & Gursi Singh

Trendy, straight cut silhouettes made their way onto the ramp in the form of skirts, tops, shirts, trousers, jackets, tunics and dresses in simple yet stylish fabrics like cottons, satins along with neoprene and mesh. Pastel tones in mint green, pure white, elegant black, denim blue and nude brown worked to give the range a fresh appeal.

Amrita Khanna & Gursi Singh

Amrita Khanna & Gursi Singh

Although quirky, the outfits were spared of heavy embellishments or layers, to make way for an easy-to-wear style that was practical and stylish. Subtle structure and laser cut pieces made each outfit distinct and unique. Street smart and sophisticated ‘Lovebirds’ by designer duo Amrita Khanna and Gursi Singh, was an avant-garde take on functional fashion.

Prathoni Yengkhom & Jacky Laishram

Prathoni Yengkhom & Jacky Laishram

Prathoni Yengkhom and Jacky Laishram- Designer duo Prathoni Yengkhom and Jacky Laishram under their label ‘Poco & Jacky’ created a vintage-meets-modern collection for their debut at Jabong Stage during the fashion week.

Prathoni Yengkhom & Jacky Laishram

Prathoni Yengkhom & Jacky Laishram

The silhouettes aimed at men and women, ranged from contemporary to classic and comprised of skirts, trousers, jackets, blazers, dresses, coats, saris and gowns. To add an experimental, edgy undertone, the designers worked with faux leather and silk and stuck to a demure yet daring colour palette consisting of shades like moody moss, tantalising teal and ochre.

Prathoni Yengkhom & Jacky Laishram

Prathoni Yengkhom & Jacky Laishram

To further reflect the flow between traditional and unconventional, embellishments complemented vintage techniques like beading and weaving onto New-Age textiles and almost-androgynous forms.

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