Fashion

While I do keep an eye out for the quirky, there have been times when lines have caught my frenzy. On-the-job still remains my largest school of learning and here are some who’s wearing what as well as a few experiential pieces that I have done in the category for ramp and fashion.

What To Wear Advice From Grammy 2016

What to wear

As you open the doors to your closet and find a bulk of garments stare right back, do you face the same question too? What should I wear which reflects my personality, accentuates my choice and makes it seem big for a night on the town? Let’s answer this with a look at the star-studded red carpet for the Grammys 2016.

Ashish: The Indian Connect at London Fashion Week

Hop with pop next summer, courtesy bright sequins by Ashish at London Fashion Week.

London Fashion Week, one of the coveted big four fashion weeks in the world, was the central focus this week for all: from editors and stylists to fashionistas hanging on to trend reports. And what we saw this time around was a pop of teen summer enthusiasm, gliding in on skateboards at Somerset House.

All for the Indian in the house – Ashish Gupta. Find out why he’s important and why I believe the teen pop worked for him.

 Veggie Shopping, Courtesy Aartivijay Gupta

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What happens when your freshies spill into your wardrobe? That was a question I received an answer to, while watching designer Aartivijay Gupta’s collection, ‘Mandi‘, up for your gourmet delight on Day 5 of the Lakme Fashion Week (Winter / Festive) 2015.

Drama, Sculpted To Perfection: Gaurav Gupta’s Finale

Designs from Gaurav Gupta's Sculpt collection.

Designer Gaurav Gupta has had two rounds of incredible fashion collections to his name, back to back; the romantic evening silhouettes which formed the majority of his lineup at the Amazon India Couture Week, to the dramatic sculpted attires of his finale collection at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter / Festive 2015. And boy are we loving it!

Neeta Lulla’s multiple looks for the Brides to Be

Neeta Lulla with her many looks for a bride to be

What can one expect when the doyen of bridal fashions, Neeta Lulla, comes together with Lakme Salon services? The Lakme Salon Bridal show was an indepth coverage of 25 distinct looks, covering hairstyles, makeup and ensembles — all crafted with tender care.

Wearable Monochromes from AM:PM in ‘Siyah’

AM PM designs on the Lakme Fashion Week ramp.

“I so know what I want for my birthday!” That’s the thought that instantly went through my head while watching the latest designs from Ankur and Priyanka Modi’s label AM:PM. And the inlaid wood motifs were a true delight.

Golden Retro 80s Opens The Doors To LFW

The grand opening by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla with Jawani Janeman

Disco strobe lights, gold tints and jagged mirror structures offset a granite flooring – disco beats from 80s Bollywood set the pace as models descended on the ramp in shimmering gold outfits, playfully interacting with the spell-bound audience. This was the scene for the highly anticipated Opening show from veteran designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla – Jawani Janeman – from the Lakme Fashion Week 2015 Winter/Festive.

Shivan & Narresh Bring Resort Flavours Out

Models lounge in Shivan & Narresh creations

Summer, helped along by a soft breeze in the air was the flavour of the day at the poolside deck of the Palladium hotel. The who’s who of Mumbai lounged on deck chairs and sank into comfortable recliners, sipping on drinks for this LFW 2015 show. This cruise / holiday mood was the perfect setting for Shivan & Narresh’s new swimwear collection, ‘Henri’s Garden‘.

That Lady in Pink

Vidya Balan Surreptitiously follows Textiles on Day 2

A saxophone filled the gap for the vocals on ‘Kuch Na Kaho’ while regally majestic ladies took restive, barefoot steps on the white ramp, pausing just so slightly, after each and everyone. And while my heart soared at the uniquely Indian textiles which dominated the stage, I couldn’t help but notice the lady in pink, who studiously inspected every garment on display.

‘Behurupiyas’ Pay Ode To Khand And Khadi

Designer Vaishali Shadangule takes a bow. (Image from Lakme Fashion Week)

Traditional performing arts were the cue which designer Vaishali Shadangul took for her collection at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer / Resort wear. ‘Behrupia’ or Songadi akins a thread to the disguises of  form of India in Maharashtra, Vaishali Shadangule’s collection called ‘Behrupia‘ (or Songadi) inspired her to use this theme.