ANUSHREE REDDY UNVEILED HER ROYAL COURTYARD BRIDAL COLLECTION AT LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK SUMMER/RESORT 2015
Making every girl’s dream of a regal bridal trousseau come true, Hyderabad based designer Anushree Reddy unveiled her stunning “The Royal Courtyard” collection at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. After her debut at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2013, Anushree Reddy has been the most popular brand.
To the rocking singing of popular Bollywood numbers by award winning songstress Kanika Kapoor who kept the tempo upbeat, the models glided down the ramp.
It was a celebration of elegance and a tryst with royalty when Anushree recreated the glamour of opulence and grandeur associated with Nizams.
Anushree offered a feast of wedding lehengas, cholis and dupattas in fragile net with lush embroidery and mind boggling colours that created magic on the ramp. The fiery red/pink lehenga was the opening number that left the audience breathless. The embellishments glittered on the hemline and the swirling lehengas at times featured twinkling brocade lining under them. Pleating in contrast tones looked superb on a white voluminous lehenga; while a gentle floral print covered an occasional beauty.
Weaving her stunning creations around soft peach, light pink, warm blush and caramel tones, Anushree selected georgettes, silks and sheer tulles to add glamour. Embroidery was the foundation of the creations but used discreetly. Zardosi was blended with beading and twinkling crystals with shimmering gold and antique metallic silver.
Looking stunning in a shocking pink lehenga with gorgeous, gold necklace design embroidery and gold choli, beautiful Ileana D’Cruz swayed down the ramp.
Merging effortlessly Indian traditions with contemporary glamour, Anushree Reddy’s “The Royal Courtyard” collection will turn any girl into a gorgeous blushing bride.
ROYAL TOUCHES WERE AT THE FOREFRONT OF ARPITA MEHTA’S REGAL COLLECTION AT LAKMÉ FASHOIN WEEK SUMMER/RESORT 2015
A collection with touches of royalty is always coveted by stylish women. Arpita Mehta’s “The Royal Summer Affair” at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Report 2015 was a scintillating presentation of glamour and style.
It was an ethereal collection where ethnic silhouettes were highlighted by the sensuous lines of cream and nude, with splashes of bright pop tones like royal pink, indigo, lime green and peachy coral.
The symphony in nude net was a vision of beauty with the first entry of a lehenga with sequinned peplum blouse. What followed were more stunners in the same hue with tulle being the cynosure of the collection. A textured sari was teamed with the tiniest of bikini tops; but ponchos with shorts had embroidered edges.
A will-power net gown was a visual dream and the net kurta with shararas was outstanding. The off-shoulder embroidered mini with drop sleeves, the cape and frocks with net dhotis were interesting accompaniments.
With layered sheer fabrics adding to the mood of the collection, Arpita ensured that the appliquéd mirrorwork flowers as well as the innovative geometric georgettes and gota designs added to the regal appearance of the creations. To complete a further touch of elegance to her collection, Arpita launched her limited edition line of handmade embroidered shoes called “Bedazzle”.
The showstopper was the gorgeous statuesque Esha Gupta who looked breathtaking in a layered flesh coloured embroidered gown with a seductive thigh high slit.
Formal wear never looked more enticing and inviting than Arpita Mehta’s “The Royal Summer Affair” collection.
SVA BY SONAM AND PARAS MODI RECREATED THE COLOURS OF TURKEY FOR SUMMER WEDDING WEAR AT LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK SUMMER/RESORT 2015
The grandeur and colours of Turkey were brought on the ramp by Sonam and Paras Modi of SVA with their collection “Istanblu” at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Motifs from the Asil harems, intricate carvings of the Topkapi palace, Blue Mosque and the hues of the Bosphorus, came alive through the creations. The colour palette matched the theme as off-white, old rose, mint, burnt orange, midnight blue and gold were the rich hues that covered silk, tulle, cotton, brocade and handwoven weaves.
Intricate embellishments revolved around zardosi, pita and aari in various gold tones featuring the Saksi (flower pot in Turkish) embroidery which appeared on most of the garments. Laser cutting and printing further highlighted the collection.
For women’s wear, the pair offered long jackets, boleros, draped pants with ankle accents, sexy mini kurtas, cropped tops, lehengas and the traditional sari. A great innovation was the draped Origami lounge pants ideal for cool summer festive wear, which could be teamed with various coordinates by both sexes.
For men’s wear there were enough wedding wear options that ranged from traditional Bandgalas, kurtas to summer jackets. Here the designing duo introduced the “Shacket” a shirt-cum-jacket combo created by SVA, which could be ideal for casual and formal summer weddings.
When it comes to formal glamour for HIM and HER, “Istanblu” by SVA the label from Sonam and Paras Modi will give that exclusive international flavour.