Chandrani’s Autumn/Winter collection, Mrityunjay is her tribute to Lord Shiva. Mrityunjay, another name for Shiva is for attaining patience and power to regain positivity by shedding all negatives of life and soul. Symbols of Shiva like the trishul, conch shell and cannabis leaf have been incorporated in the prints and embroidery of the pieces.
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.
Inspired by the crafts and textiles of India, Anita Dongre’s ‘India Modern’ bridal collection presented by Taj Mahal Tea was a stunning offering at the fashion week.
‘Mohenjo Daro’ by Anavila Sindhu Mishra– Anavila Sindhu Mishra’s collection ‘Mohenjo Daro’ took the spectators back to an era of sheer magnificence at the fashion week. She brought back the various strands of life from a beautiful bygone time. Taking direction from various objects found at the excavation such as the culture, regional artifacts and the art remains, Anavila painted a beautiful visual picture for the collection. She was also inspired by her muse Konkona Sen Sharma, who portrayed this era gracefully.