Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive is one of the most important fashion weeks for Indian designers. Fashion lovers from all over dress up in their best trendy clothes to be a part of this extravaganza. Showcasing a plethora of delightful fashion clothes, this year’s fashion week was full of extraordinary fashion styles. Let us take a look at some of the best designers that set new fashion trends.
Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016 started off with a bang with celebrity designer Tarun Tahiliani. The Bollywood fashion trendsetter showcased a breathtaking collection. His stunning designs were inspired by the noted sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee’s ‘Life Size Hemp‘ and ‘cast bronze sculptures‘. Featuring organic motifs at every fold and contour, there was restrained elegance that also appeared to be robust. The trendy clothes had bold and colorful stripes and checks which reminded us of the rich visual intensity of Asian textile tradition. The fashion clothes were enhanced by aari, resham and brush embroidery and embellished with resham threads. Color tone was earthy, with models flaunting shades of maroon, black and jade-green. Kangana Ranaut was the show-stopper, and she looked absolutely stunning in a black satin maxi skirt with an embellished jacket in red.
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Well-known for his expertise in bridal wear, this year Manish Malhotra’s glittering new fashion clothing collection featured occasion wear that is certain to lend sparkle to pre-wedding functions. Mesmerizing ethnic craftsmanship adorned sleek, modern silhouettes for a look that would definitely appeal to stylish, young brides. The new fashion styles continued to sport Malhotra’s signature details like resham threadwork, clustered sequins, intricate hand embroidery on dramatic trails, and off shoulder capes with floral motifs. Shraddha Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajput looked absolutely amazing in their show-stopper outfits.
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Kallol Dutta’s 50’s inspired collection was a visual treat for lovers of vintage fashion styles. It offered viewers the ideal balance between voluminous forms and impeccable tailoring. The rich fabrics were draped in a fluid fashion with sharp cuts to offset the look. The classic baggy silhouette was crafted out of velvet, fashion 2016’s biggest trend. The in-fashion clothes adorned the one iconic print every one associates with the 50’s – polka dots. The color pallet was dark and edgy – classy black flowed into dark inky blues with a healthy sprinkling of neutral grey. This collection was the perfect example of reviving bygone styles and presenting them in a futuristic manner.
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The five-day fashion-filled fiesta came to an enchanting end with this magnificent show. Known for his grandeur and opulence, the designer did not disappoint this year. With fashionista Kareena Kapoor Khan dazzling in her showstopper lehenga, Sabyasachi’s collection is sure to be at the top of wish lists for many a bride-to-be. Featuring deep shades, the stunning fashion styles sported glittering hand embroidery. The fabrics were an entrancing balance of heavy richness and ethereal sheers with hints of starry glitter, rendering the collection breath-taking. With sarees, suits, cocktail dresses and lehengas, there was something for everybody. The color palette had all the usual offerings- red, gold, blue, green and the ‘statement black’.
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