Fashion Faceoff: AIFW Trends from Day 2
Day two of India's biggest fashion extravaganza was swirling with extravagant elements and earthy touches, swirling thoughts like should the haute couture be fantasy inspired or reality registered? Wish you were there to witness the spectacle unfold?
Quirky and chic, the collection was highly conceptual and transcendentally beautiful taking the sports luxe fashion a notch higher. Oversized sleeves, combat boots, boxy fur blocks, broad belts – altogether exuding a feeling of anarchy in controlled moments.
Grassroot by Anita Dongre
Reflecting the natural hues of autumn the scintillating collection was an array of deep indigos to earthy reds. We are lusting over her simple, down-to-earth, and daring ensembles in earthy blend of prints and custom surface designs.
Bringing out the sexy in you, the queen of sultry opted for easy-breezy silhouettes to body enamouring drapes. High-on-bling quotient in earthly tones fabric forms exuded understated fashion flair. We loved the whimsical mix of bohemian-meets-ethnic.
Drool-worthy embroidered ethnic fusion delights by Nikasha will want you to plan next wedding season’s wardrobe right away. Her spells of experimentation with luxe fabric, surreal embroideries and form-over-function quotient in ethnic wears make us go gaga.
Rajesh Pratap Singh
Gold rush or the Midas touch? Striking the right balance between gold and glamour, the collection had a lot of understated detailing yet oodles of drama. We were enthralled by the metallic play on subtle hues with minimal accessories.
Touting her experimentation with 3D live textiles and texture manipulation, Rimzim spotted the flashlight on her artistic creations - from wire-corded fabric to georgette strips strewn on paper! She aced our list for her knack for sartorial innovation.