Bridal Fall 2016 features a range of figure-flattering silhouettes inspired by real brides. Saris and lehengas with eye-catching detailing and romantic classics will make every bride feel like a princess this season.
Since the launch of her label in 1989, Kavita Bhartia retrospect’s 25 years of her journey in the Indian Fashion industry and her multi-designer store Ogaan, through her Autumn/Winter 2015 collection essentially inspired by the 18th century Tapestries from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Encompassing her chic and minimalistic silhouettes, she retains her signature style for the globetrotting woman.
Designer duo Rabani & Rakha’s collection comprised of a sophisticated line of clothes with undertones of vintage essence. Light sheen fabrics made a mark, while ivory, gold and peach added to the charm of the collection. The silhouettes ranged from gowns to saris, and dresses to fusion garments, wherein major incorporation of layers, tulle, lace, brocade and rich embroidery work surfaced.
‘Kalahari’ by Nachiket Barve is inspired by the austere, enormous, uninviting yet absolutely beautiful Kalahari and Namib deserts of Africa. His Spring/Summer 2015 collection at Wills India Fashion Week showcased checked fabrics of the Maasai tribe and beaded corsets of Dinka men in colour palettes replicating hues of the sand, sky and desert sun.
Payal Singhal has always researched in depth for her collections and this season, she was inspired by India’s first fashion export to the world, the ‘Chintz’ print, which came from the Coromandal Coast.