The show was a grand amalgamation of fashion and art when Himalayan presented the ‘Himalayan Couture Collection’ by Shantanu and Nikhil and artwork by artist Brinda Miller at the fashion week. Super model and dancer, Jesse Randhawa floated in a white will-power textured gown with tantalizing 3D embellishments to end the superb show.
Red, amber and green embraced the ramp for designer Arjun Khanna. Orange/white traffic markers lined the ramp, which was converted into a two-way street with zebra crossing. Twenty-eight helmet-clad men marched down the catwalk and the scene was set for an almost martial like fashionable attack from the designer who can make a difference in men’s wardrobes. The surprise element of the show was Yuvraj Singh, who left the audience spellbound with his sexy moves on the ramp!
Druv Kapur’s label ‘DRVV’ showcased stunning garments that depicted after-effects of a battleground, wherein the fighting woman emerged stronger and bolder. The garments were primal and eclectic, which depicted resurrected soldier. Untamed and unstructured in construction with textures handcrafted from silk, it was minimal.
For two seasons Rixi Bhatia and Jayesh Sachdev have been creating a fashionable stir with their label ‘Quirk Box’. For this season, the designer duo’s collection called ‘Bombay Balloon’ was a nostalgic inspiration, which recreated the vintage charm of Bollywood cinema and theatre.
Krishna Mehta’s love affair with the textiles of India has been an ongoing process for decades. The designer has presented the most fabulous collections season after season working with various Indian state handlooms. For Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 Krishna once again brought to centre stage the glory and beauty of Indian handlooms from Benaras, Maheshwar, Bhagalpur and Manipur.