ANJALI PATEL MEHTA BROUGHT IN THE BREEZY 70’S BOHO LOOK AT JABONG STAGE DURING LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK SUMMER/RESORT 2015
Bestowing the audience with a wanderlust collection, called “Urban Islands” Anjali Patel Mehta’s ‘Verandah’ label presented an avant – garde, free spirited line at Jabong Stage during Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Aimed at holiday wear, when sun kissed skin and beach hair is the mood of the moment, a metropolitan touch was added to the floral and graphic prints. Fun and flirty silhouettes were well-constructed and the ultra-feminine essence of the breezy line incorporated neutrals and a dark metallic aura, which highlighted the playful side of a woman.
The boho touch of the 70’s was reflected in the shimmer and shine of the sundowner party look. Maintaining the aesthetics of comfort and wearability, which was sleek, smart yet casual; the ensembles were ideal for the jet setter with a smart style demeanour.
The summer fabric selection moved from versatile Neoprene, shimmering Lurex, lamé, micro georgette/crêpe, cotton and sturdy denim that complemented the collection.
The silhouettes switched from a casual array of geometric-floral printed shorts, teamed with a full length denim jacket with metallic quilt detailing, playful jumpsuit, powder blue printed dress, a sheer kaftan thrown over a mint bikini and a bodycon dress with a side printed panel. The party glimmer was dictated with a golden champagne shaded cropped top paired with a denim skirt and a sparkling floor length maxi dress.
The flamboyant catwalk star Carol Gracias glazed the ramp in an off-shoulder shimmering gown with metallic detailing on the waist.
“Urban Islands” by Anjali Patel Mehta was the perfect fashion offering to the chic woman who works hard and plays harder but does not compromise on her style quotient.
PARUL BHARGAVA’S PARISIAN INTERLUDE WAS A ROMANTIC, FASHIONABLE VINTAGE OFFERING AT JABONG STAGE DURING LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK SUMMER/RESORT 2015
Parul Bhargava known for sculpting exclusive silhouettes, with a tender touch from her Parisian aesthetics and adaptations, created a subtle impact on the ramp. She presented “Midnight in Paris” for her label ‘Mirage’, a line Inspired by “water lilies”, which was a jewel from the prolific impressionist Claude Monet’s artistic treasury at the Jabong Stage during Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
The water lily Nymphaea, which dazzled on the canvas, was woven into a timeless collection. The old school glamour of the 50’s and 60’s was translated precisely into the garments that cast a lasting spell. It was a classic interpretation of Monet’s masterpiece that crafted an 1880’s movement with a regal taste and aura.
The colour palette stayed authentic to the theme, ranging from coal-black to powder blue, nude and chalky white. The hues held the legacy of the paintings’ vintage demeanour, while the fabrics varied from crépe to stretch cotton and jacquard that played a pivotal role to complete the collection.
Sophisticated chic powder blue dress encrusted with beads, floral knee length dress embossed with botanic embroidery in the neckline, nude jumpsuit with an asymmetrical black wrap over top, sheer pencil skirt paired with a black shirt and nude half sequined top paired with black fitted trousers were the highlights of the line.
Indian film actress and former model Anjana Sukhani walked down the ramp in a nude beaded sheer gown with intricate pleat detailing, which enhanced the feminine essence of the attire.
The priceless oil painted portrait, made with an ambiguous approach was well embraced on the ramp. The ensembles were an overwhelming depiction of a legend’s vision and a heart-warming tribute to his sheer excellence.
Parul Bhargava’s bespoke collection “Midnight in Paris” for her label ‘Mirage’ brought back the nostalgia of French prominence and lifestyle.